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Buddhist Boot Camp Podcast

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Rank #60 in Self-Improvement category

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The intention is to awaken, enlighten, enrich, and inspire. Timber Hawkeye, bestselling author of Buddhist Boot Camp and Faithfully Religionless, offers a secular approach to being at peace with the world, both within and around us. As the Dalai Lama says, "Don't try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist, use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are."

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The intention is to awaken, enlighten, enrich, and inspire. Timber Hawkeye, bestselling author of Buddhist Boot Camp and Faithfully Religionless, offers a secular approach to being at peace with the world, both within and around us. As the Dalai Lama says, "Don't try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist, use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are."

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Response ability

By mythopoetika - Jun 01 2019
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Don’t let thing that hurt you haunt you

Grateful

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The topics always touch me and help me check myself on my own journey. 🙏🏻

iTunes Ratings

403 Ratings
Average Ratings
370
14
7
7
5

Response ability

By mythopoetika - Jun 01 2019
Read more
Don’t let thing that hurt you haunt you

Grateful

By EdensMedicine - Jan 28 2019
Read more
The topics always touch me and help me check myself on my own journey. 🙏🏻
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Buddhist Boot Camp Podcast

Latest release on May 18, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Training the Mind

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Ever want to focus on something but your mind keeps drifting away to whatever IT wants to think about, or really want to stop thinking about something but your mind "can't help it?" That's because you've never trained your mind to listen to you, and have allowed it to do whatever it wants. It's time to train it, slowly but surely...

May 27 2017

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Rank #2: Self-worth

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If we're dependent on outside validation for a sense of self-worth, then we run the risk of living our entire lives polishing an image that pleases others rather than having awareness of our inherent worth by simply living and working with integrity. We've been told a story of hierarchy and then urged to make it to the top so we can look down on others, but I don't think our value is a contest or a competition; we all serve a purpose. And if we can live in peace with ourselves and with others, then we are part of the solution by not being part of the pollution.

Sep 11 2018

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Rank #3: Family

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The important difference between Family and Relatives. 

May 27 2017

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Rank #4: The Meaning of Life

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Can our life's purpose be to do things on purpose? Can something as ubiquitous as shopping be made altruistic if there's meaning behind each purchase? I mean, we can't all save the rainforest first hand, for example, but what if the clothes we buy support an organization that does? At the end of the day, it's not about what we get but what we give, so let's give life meaning. If you find value in these commercial-free podcast episodes, my online posts, monthly emails, and discussion circles, then head over to Patreon.com/BuddhistBootCamp to show your support with just $1/month to keep the conversation going. Thank you for being a Soldier of Peace in the Army of Love.

Nov 13 2019

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Rank #5: Don't Play the Blame Game

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If you respond to any situation in life by saying, “This shouldn’t be happening,” you will experience anger, anxiety, despair, and hopelessness, which are significantly worse than the situation itself. We have a choice: we can either resist change (which leads to a life-long struggle with everything and everyone around us), OR we can gently navigate through all the inevitable twists and turns.

May 31 2017

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Rank #6: The Origin of Anger

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Anger is a mask that covers hurt feelings or fear. If we learn to explain our anger instead of expressing it, we will immediately move away from hatred and rage, and gently open the door to solutions and understanding. 

Jun 02 2017

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Rank #7: True Nature

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What is your true nature? Are you living in line with it or with habitual tendencies that take you away from your true nature? Do we all have the same true nature? Lots of food for thought...

Dec 13 2019

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Rank #8: Setting Boundaries

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If your image (how people perceive you) is more important to you than your own values, you'd allow people to cross some boundaries (or not even set them in the first place), all to protect your image. Your actions convey your priorities, so where does your image rank compared to your core values?

Feb 02 2019

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Rank #9: It's All In My Head

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Talking yourself off the ledge by knowing your way home. If you find value in these commercial-free podcast episodes, my online posts, monthly emails, and discussion circles, then head over to https://Patreon.com/BuddhistBootCamp to show your support with just $1/month to keep the conversation going. Thank you for being a Soldier of Peace in the Army of Love.

Nov 05 2019

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Rank #10: Validation

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I used to rely on validation from other people in order to have a sense of self-worth, but that essentially meant I was in a co-dependent relationship with the entire world (think about it). Now my sense of value is up to me living a congruent life, striving to make sure that what I think, say, and do, are all in alignment. Give yourself the gift of true happiness, which isn’t contingent on outside validation, but on the goodness within. Namaste.

Mar 22 2018

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Rank #11: Forgiveness

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Forgiveness is a gift that you give to yourself.

Jul 18 2017

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Rank #12: Forgiveness and Apologizing

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Not forgiving is a form of self-imprisonment. Liberate yourself by doing away with the existing apology-and-forgiveness model that is similar to loan transactions in which one person is indebted to another, and get unstuck by taking the lesson from every experience, throwing away any grudge or resentment, and moving forward. 

Aug 06 2018

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Rank #13: Focus

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We can't see clearly because we often focus on how things used to be, how we want them to be, how we think they should be, anywhere other than focusing on how things actually are. It's 2020, where's your focus?

Jan 03 2020

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Rank #14: Perspective, Progress, Purpose

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We either enjoy the ebb and flow of the tide, or we try to fight the ocean. Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional. 

Dec 24 2017

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Rank #15: Don't Worry Be Mindful

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It's not about controlling your thoughts, it's about getting to a point where your thoughts don't control you.

Jan 09 2019

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Rank #16: Be Like Water

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Release your tight grip on things like identity wrapped in a job title or financial status, your car, home, or marital status. Keep stretching and expanding a flexible outlook as it ripples outward to encompass everything in the Universe. Turn to vapor, ice, liquid, and back again, without getting attached to any of it.

Mar 30 2019

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Rank #17: Healthy Relationships

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Growing away from possessiveness toward a collaboration and co-creation of transformative relationships.

Jun 16 2017

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Rank #18: Never Broken

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As Maya Angelou said, "I may be changed by what happens in my life, but I refuse to be reduced by it." We are never broken unless we believe we are. If you find value in this podcast and what to keep it commercial-free, it is available without ads thanks to listeners just like you who donate just $1/month through https://patreon.com/buddhistbootcamp. Thank you for being a Soldier of Peace in the Army of Love.

Dec 03 2019

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Rank #19: Are you behind the wheel?

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If life is a road trip in the car, who is driving and deciding which path to take? Are you behind the wheel, or did you get on a bus with millions of other people, all living the same life, heading in the same direction, just sitting there... sometimes until the very last stop? We can get off the bus and change direction at any point if we're not happy with where we are, so the first step is to ask ourselves: who's driving, and are we happy with where we're headed?

Feb 03 2018

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Rank #20: Let Go Or Be Dragged

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Is it the load that breaks our backs or the way we carry it?

Aug 21 2018

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