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Answering your questions…this one is from Cindy

October 8, 2018   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 8:12 Audio only version is here. Hello, dear meditator. A few weeks ago, I asked you guys what you would like to hear about in these videos. I received so many wonderful requests–thank you. I will answer each of them. If you would like to suggest a topic or ask a question, please do. List it... READ MORE

The key to sustainability (in meditation practice, social justice, hanging tough, and being kind)

October 1, 2018   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 11:24 Audio only version is here. Hello, dear meditator. I hope you are well. It has been a tough week in the USA/everywhere, no matter what your political affiliation. Wherever I look, I see people who have been victims: of sexual abuse, racism, classism, social injustice, the patriarchy, and more–whether you are straight, LGBTQIA, white, POC,... READ MORE

A loving kindness meditation for victims of abuse

September 28, 2018   |   4 Comments

Let’s sit together and practice with what hurts the most, not to feel better but to stay focused, strong, and connected with each other. I’ll also read you something I read by Rod Owens that I found enormously powerful: Spiritual Rituals of Resistance, Resilience, and Sustainability By Rod Owens …………………………………………………………………….. Rise early in the morning. Hear in the stillness of... READ MORE

How do I know who to trust in my practice?

September 24, 2018   |   2 Comments

The meditation begins at 11:02 Audio only version is here. Hello, dear meditator. I hope you are well and enjoying this season of transition. I’m glad to be back home after a very busy summer of traveling. I’m fixing to be home for a solid month! That makes me happy. I hope you are feeling happy, too. In this week’s... READ MORE

Loving Kindness Meditation for Victims of Racism and Hatred

August 13, 2017   |   Leave a reply

      This is an audio version of the Facebook live event I gave on Sunday, August 13, 2017. May it bring you peace. Love, Susan xo         GET FREE WEEKLY MEDITATION VIDEOS The only way to understand meditation is by doing it yourself, and I’m here to help. Sign up and I’ll email you a... READ MORE

How can meditation help me with heartbreak?

July 10, 2017   |   2 Comments

   Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #20.  I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s excellent question is about equanimity. Our lovely questioner wants to know how she can remain equanimous... READ MORE

What is the best way to prepare for a meditation retreat?

July 3, 2017   |   2 Comments

   Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #19.  I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Ashley is planning to come on one of my retreats. YAY! This is her first-ever meditation retreat and... READ MORE

Meditation is very boring. What am I doing wrong?

June 26, 2017   |   1 Comment

   Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #18.  I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. I love, love, love this question from Paula. Thank you, Paula! She has been meditating for several years... READ MORE

I find meditation to be irritating! My eyes feel dry and uncomfortable. Can I still get the benefits of wakefulness if I meditate with my eyes closed?

June 19, 2017   |   Leave a reply

   Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #17.  I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Hillary is accustomed to an eyes-open practice (as I teach it). But she finds it very uncomfortable and... READ MORE

How and why would anyone become a Buddhist?

June 12, 2017   |   1 Comment

   Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #16.  I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s question is about becoming a Buddhist. The ceremony for doing so is called “taking refuge”. What... READ MORE

How do I know if this practice is “the one”?

June 5, 2017   |   1 Comment

   Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #15.  I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Victoria from England is really interested in two different but equally meaningful spiritual practice. How important is it... READ MORE