The Muddy Path

The Muddy Path

The intersection of Zen Buddhism and ancient wisdom, philosophy, and psychology. The goal is to help you get closer to love, happiness, and peace and to alleviate suffering. Monthly themes with dharma talks, meditation, creative expression & solution-based strategies. An integrated experience, combining science and Thich Nhat Hanhs’ Plum Village Tradition. Michele Paiva is the founder of Breathe Sangha within Plum Village. Visit MuddyPath.org for a free pdf self-healing planner.

Episodes

July 29, 2022 32 min
Your true self is often lost when you have had to be the parent or when you had immature parents growing up. What does this do to you? How do you know if this happened? What happens to your True Self, and how to regain it? Let's explore.
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A recent loss, an ended relationship, the death of someone close to you, struggles with family, childhood trauma surfacing, or personal health struggles; a nurturing heart-opening meditation "fusion" practice might help you.
The mix of Zen Buddhism and transpersonal psychology insight can illuminate healing in a comforting and empowering way while bringing peace.
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A guided meditation if you've felt shame, self-loathing, or feeling stuck because of experiences in your past that feel as if they've disempowered you.
Relax and give yourself at least a half of an hour to release into this guided meditation.
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This short yoga flow increases power and heat; you might want to tack this onto the beginning or end of a yoga sequence or enjoy it on its own. Especially great for those with shoulder limitations. Visit MuddyPath.org
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Did you ever wonder what the basic philosophies of Zen actually are? This brief discussion will outline some of the basics and how they can benefit your day-to-day living.
Remember this is just a quick overview; for more please visit muddypath.org
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Stillness Walking Meditation for Boundaries and Strength. This short but powerful meditation is both active and still and engages muscle and emotion. For more and lessons aligning with the podcasts, visit www.muddypath.org
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A short guided moon salutation with theory interwoven. Get your yoga mat and get ready to unwind.
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From body image, dieting, and relationships to online drama, climate issues, polarized groups, and war, we are caught up in the suffering; how do we end this suffering or alleviate it? Let's look at how to manage the Third Noble Truth, Ending Suffering, right now.
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Embracing difficult conversations is a necessity in life but often quite uncomfortable. The strength in approaching these conversations comes from inner strength and courage. This podcast is a combination of meditation and exploratory discussion.
A zen approach to difficult conversations can help you to step into your passion and truth, with dignity and a sense of purpose.
If this type of support is helpful to you, please subscribe ...
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When the past or present has been turbulent, accepting what is, is challenging. In Buddhism, the middle way is a powerful resource to help us stay out of two dangerous mindsets that hold us to our trauma, stress, or conflict.
Subscribe and then connect at MuddyPath.org to not miss an episode and to get free lessons that align.
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The Second Noble Path offers insight into why we struggle with letting go of relationships, habits and so much more. This Zen Buddhist Psychological approach to release may be supportive to your sense of freedom. Let's connect at MuddyPath.org
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A quick moonlight mindset-switch meditation to play before bed will help you connect to your true self and access the empowering energy already within.
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This is a short moving meditation with a focus upon the energy of stillness, and how to allow suffering to be observed and roll off of us like a mountain shrugging off the rain.
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Join me on a contemplative walk that is intended to reduce anxiety by focusing on the present moment and increasing a sense of confidence.
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This is a seated discussion and moving meditation. Opening the hips and diffusing and releasing stress while understanding how we "ripen" our suffering or our healing, may help bring a shift in mindset while creating a physical shift as well.
This is a practice to incorporate daily or weekly.
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I don't want you to invite suffering in, but it might be a good idea to welcome it in if it shows up. This podcast will outline why.
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Get closer to love and peace while alleviating suffering.
Muddy Path Intro + Trailer| Zen Buddhism and Transpersonal Psychology with Michele Paiva
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