328: Adreanna Limbach on Befriending our Difficult Feelings


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Adreanna Limbach is a head-teacher at MNDFL Meditation Studios in New York City. Adreanna’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Women’s Health, Refinery 29, and Yoga Journal. Her new book is, Tea and Cake with Demons: A Buddhist Guide to Feeling Worthy. In this episode, Adreanna and Eric talk about how to be more skillful in the ways in which we relate to our “demons” – in other words, how we can go about befriending difficult feelings.

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In This Interview, Adreanna Limbach and I discuss Befriending our Difficult Feelings and…

  • Her book, Tea and Cake with Demons: A Buddhist Guide to Feeling Worthy
  • How difficult it was for her to write her book
  • How hard it is to create anything
  • The value of tenacity
  • The story her book is based on
  • How our demons, or difficult feelings, can be very personal but they all look a lot alike
  • The unskillful ways that we deal with our difficult feelings
  • Asking our demons “what do you have to teach me?”
  • How questions open things while answers shut them down
  • Identifying your “exit” when you’re feeling uncomfortable in your own skin
  • The 4 Noble Truths of Buddhism

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