Pema Chodron – How We Block Wisdom
This video is from Belfast Buddhist. “We always have a choice, Pema Chödrön teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. In this talk, Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties […]
What Happens When a Snot-nose Kid From Brooklyn Discovers Zen?
For those of you that may not know, my name is Steve Stein and I am the founder of WisdomFeed and BetterListen!. I’ve been DJ ing recordings since I was 10 years old. I used to work in my dad’s record shop – we had the biggest 45 collection in Brooklyn. Hippies would come in, […]
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Why Wisdom Matters in Today’s World
Some people use wisdom and intelligence interchangeably but the words do not have the same meaning. Wisdom is a little more complex and somewhat hard to define. Psychologists seem to agree that wisdom involves an integration of knowledge, experience, and a profound understanding that incorporates tolerance for all of the ups and downs in life. […]
The Process of Wisdom
When you think of what wisdom is, what comes to mind? Do you think of it as knowing things? Being smart? How do you know if something’s wise? “Wisdom is not something we acquire, we already have it within,” says Michael Mamas, Founder of Mount Soma & the Center of Rational Spirituality. In an article […]