Mental Medicine: Think You Got it Bad?

Normally, we identify with the cloudy agitation in the sky of our mind and pay very little attention to the light rays of peace and happiness. And rarely do we associate those peaceful light rays as emanating from a vast sun - the sun of endless possibility.

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Joseph Giacona
Mental Medicine: Daily Happiness Training

When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within. This feeling of contentment and well-being helps us to cope with the busyness and difficulties of daily life.

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Joseph Giacona
Mental Medicine: Feeling Fortunate

Our delusions of anger and attachment are strong and they create many difficulties in our life. We often find ourself stuck and confused. With the sound advice and support of our spiritual friends we can resolve our difficulties quickly. We need spiritual friends to offer us 'wisdom advice' generated through a peaceful, controlled, compassionate and wise states of mind. Many people can give us advice but the advice our spiritual friends offer is the most excellent advice.

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Joseph Giacona
Mental Medicine: A Love Meditation

"The first step to loving all living beings is to realize they want exactly what you want - happiness. We contemplate that in reality they are JUST like you in that they want happiness. Just as you want happiness, so do they. So, your wish for happiness is no more profound than theirs."

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Joseph Giacona
Mental Medicine: Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Our Thursday class series is focusing on “The Clarity of the Mind,” which began the first week of 2017. In the tradition of a New Year’s resolution, we are investigating how can we have a mind free of attachment, anger, jealousy for this year. Now that we have reached mid-February - Valentine's Day and the usual 6-week slump in starting a new habit - it’s the perfect time to discuss the confidence to change. Read more.

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Joseph Giacona