Overcoming Fear a Befriending Ourselves - Sharon Salzberg - 334

Are you aware of all the benefits meditation provides—both for yourself and for your relationships? This week, I talk with meditation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg about all the impacts of being with, loving, and being aware of yourself. With 47 years of study and experience, Sharon shares from her wealth of knowledge with me, and it’s very enlightening. You’ll want to hear what she has to say.  Shownotes 0:00 Introduction 10:00 Launching her own meditation trainings 14:32 Learning to be with oneself 19:55 What’s the purpose of meditation? 28:25 Learning about self-love 32:20 Is it necessary to love yourself before getting into a relationship? 35:45 When meditation can help and when it’s necessary to get external help 41:05 Recognizing and dealing with stress and self-judgment 46:15 The importance of your commitment to meditation Useful Links: https://www.sharonsalzberg.com/ Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World https://relationshipschool.com/training

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