384: Breathing Space (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 9)

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Dr. Paramabandhu Groves is the co-author with Dr. Jed Shamel of 'Mindful Emotion - A Short Course in Kindness', and the pioneering spirit behind the Breathing Space project in London. Using mindfulness-based cognitive therapy he specialises in recovery work with those suffering from long-term depression and addiction issues.
As you might expect from someone who has lived for 30+ years in Dharma-centred community, Paramabandhu has also turned to developing resources for mental health based around core Buddhist practices designed to cultivate radical kindness (mettā). His practical, courses in Kindness Behaviour Training have broken new ground in the mindfulness field, and in this episode we get to hear the story of how they developed.
A lovely conversation about great, quietly compassionate effort - and about his books that capture the fruits of this for everyone to access.
Check out our Dharma Toolkit space for details of all we have on offer to help you make it through the weirdness and stay inspired.
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Theme music by Ackport! Used with kind permission.
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