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Becoming Your Best Self
Thursday, 3 September 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, 1 October 2020
Discover practical strategies to overcome destructive attitudes and habits, to naturally become more peaceful and happy human beings. Our relationships with others will naturally become harmonious, and our projects more constructive, and our studies rewarding instead of stressful! There is no need to be a Buddhist to benefit from this course – these methods are universal and can be used by anyone, regardless of belief!
– Individual classes by donation. Please offer what you are comfortable with. You are most welcome to come to any or all of the classes!
– Purchase a package for $50 and receive all 5 links in one transaction. When prompted, enter promo code PACKAGE and then select the option.
Session 1: Happiness & goal setting. What is happiness? Three types: hedonic, eudemonic, optimal flourishing. Goal setting for immediate and long-term happiness, reflecting your own values.
Session 2: Overcoming distractions. What distracts us from our goals? Eight worldly concerns and how to overcome them. How to find your own authentic path.
Session 3: Character development. Based on an innate sense of ethical conduct and fairness, learn to develop your concentration to see through the stress and spin with wisdom.
Session 4: Finding the wisdom in depression and anxiety. Buddhist psychology has radical yet highly effective strategies to overcome these.
Session 5: Mastering the habit cycle. Understanding the habit cycle, and using mindfulness to develop positive habits and stop feeding the monster. End with a meditation on stepping into your best self.