Episode 44 :: Chris Mitchell :: Asperger's Syndrome and Mindfulness

Chris Mitchell Chris Mitchell speaks with us about his book, Asperger’s Syndrome and Mindfulness. According to the Asperger’s Disorder website, “… affected individuals are characterized by social isolation and eccentric behavior in childhood. There are impairments in two-sided social interaction and non-verbal communication.” Think about that. When you’re growing up, you not only have the…

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Episode 42 :: Stanford M. Forrester :: Buddhism and Haiku

Stanford M. Forrester Stanford Forrester talks with us today about Buddhism and Haiku. Buddhism has a long tradition of finding expression in the arts. Perhaps one of the most in alignment with our practice of present moment awareness is that of poetry, specifically haiku. There are few forms which, in so few words, provide the…

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Episode 41 :: Faith Adiele :: Meeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun

Faith Adiele joins us to speak about her experiences as your average Nigerian Nordic farm girl Buddhist nun in Thailand.

Picture this: you’re a complete outsider. You don’t fit in because of your ethnicity, your background, your religion, your gender, everything. And you take that a giant step further by going to another country, where you’re even more alien and don’t even speak the same language.

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