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Writer | Teacher | New York Times Best Selling Author

Writer | Teacher | New York Times Best Selling Author
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Writer | Teacher | New York Times Best Selling Author

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Episodes

How can I plan for the future and think about the past when I’m supposed to be in the present moment?

8/14/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #24. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Torsten from Berlin raises an excellent question, one for the ages. If mindfulness... READ MORE The post How can I plan for the future and think about the past when I’m supposed to be in the present moment? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:09:48


Loving Kindness Meditation for Victims of Racism and Hatred

8/13/2017
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This is an audio version of the Facebook live event I gave on Sunday, August 13, 2017. May it bring you peace. Love, Susan xo GET FREE WEEKLY MEDITATION VIDEOS The only way to understand meditation is by doing it yourself, and I’m here to help. Sign up... READ MORE The post Loving Kindness Meditation for Victims of Racism and Hatred appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:22:11


How can I have compassion for others without ignoring my own needs?

7/31/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #23. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Katia’s question is about figuring out the balance between kindness toward others and... READ MORE The post How can I have compassion for others without ignoring my own needs? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:13:52


What can help when you have lost a pet and are overwhelmed with grief?

7/24/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #22. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Like many of you, Taryn in Austin, TX could not have loved her... READ MORE The post What can help when you have lost a pet and are overwhelmed with grief? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:17:46


Could meditation be giving me insomnia?

7/18/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #21. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s question is truly fascinating. Our questioner has discovered that since beginning... READ MORE The post Could meditation be giving me insomnia? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:05:28


How can meditation help me with heartbreak?

7/10/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #20. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s excellent question is about equanimity. Our lovely questioner wants to know... READ MORE The post How can meditation help me with heartbreak? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:06:53


What is the best way to prepare for a meditation retreat?

7/3/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #19. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Ashley is planning to come on one of my retreats. YAY! This is... READ MORE The post What is the best way to prepare for a meditation retreat? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:05:40


Meditation is very boring. What am I doing wrong?

6/26/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #18. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. I love, love, love this question from Paula. Thank you, Paula! She has... READ MORE The post Meditation is very boring. What am I doing wrong? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:08:38


I find meditation to be irritating! My eyes feel dry and uncomfortable. Can I still get the benefits of wakefulness if I meditate with my eyes closed?

6/19/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #17. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Hillary is accustomed to an eyes-open practice (as I teach it). But she... READ MORE The post I find meditation to be irritating! My eyes feel dry and uncomfortable. Can I still get the benefits of wakefulness if I meditate with my eyes closed? appeared first on...

Duration: 00:07:00


How and why would anyone become a Buddhist?

6/12/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #16. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s question is about becoming a Buddhist. The ceremony for doing so... READ MORE The post How and why would anyone become a Buddhist? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:06:44


How do I know if this practice is “the one”?

6/5/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #15. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Victoria from England is really interested in two different but equally meaningful spiritual... READ MORE The post How do I know if this practice is “the one”? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:03:18


Meditation makes me feel unsteady. Isn’t it supposed to do the opposite?!

5/29/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #14. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Fiona from Australia wonders what is going on when she feels a mix... READ MORE The post Meditation makes me feel unsteady. Isn’t it supposed to do the opposite?! appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:09:25


How do you find a spiritual teacher? Are you, Susan, my teacher?

5/22/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #13. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s question comes from Edith in Scotland. She is curious about the... READ MORE The post How do you find a spiritual teacher? Are you, Susan, my teacher? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:11:31


Meditation is so much easier with eyes closed. Why do you teach an eyes-open practice?

5/15/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #12. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Fran participated in the Open Heart Project’s 21-Day meditation challenge and was good... READ MORE The post Meditation is so much easier with eyes closed. Why do you teach an eyes-open practice? appeared first on Susan Piver.

Duration: 00:08:33


Can you practice meditation while you are experiencing physical discomfort?

5/8/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #11. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Claudia’s meditation practice was going really well…until she developed tinnitus. Is it possible... READ MORE The post Can you practice meditation while you are experiencing physical discomfort? appeared first on Open Heart Project.

Duration: 00:07:24


My marriage ended and friends abandoned me. How can I trust that people are good?

5/1/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #10. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s questioner has struggled with feelings of betrayal and abandonment. One of... READ MORE The post My marriage ended and friends abandoned me. How can I trust that people are good? appeared first on Open Heart Project.

Duration: 00:04:08


Is it important to commit to a particular meditation technique?

4/24/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. This is episode #9. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s question is about deciding on a particular technique. Is it necessary?... READ MORE The post Is it important to commit to a particular meditation technique? appeared first on Open Heart Project.

Duration: 00:09:10


Ask Susan podcast episode #8:How Can Meditation Help Me Make Important Life Decisions?

4/17/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. Our practice teaches us how to remain present…but we still have to make pragmatic and skillful choices... READ MORE The post Ask Susan podcast episode #8:How Can Meditation Help Me Make Important Life Decisions? appeared first on Open Heart Project.

Duration: 00:07:25


Ask Susan podcast episode #7:Meditation is Not About Becoming Perfect, It’s About Becoming Genuine

4/10/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. In this week’s episode, our caller reports that her meditation practice brings her face-to-face with difficult emotions, which... READ MORE The post Ask Susan podcast episode #7:Meditation is Not About Becoming Perfect, It’s About Becoming Genuine appeared first on Open Heart Project.

Duration: 00:06:31


Ask Susan podcast episode #6:What Should I Do if My Foot Falls Asleep?

4/3/2017
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Welcome to the Ask Susan podcast. I’m really excited to be able to offer this to you. Each week, I will answer a question about spirituality and meditation practice. Please click here to ask me your question. This week’s Ask Susan question is a very practical one! When Marsha sits down to practice, her “feet... READ MORE The post Ask Susan podcast episode #6:What Should I Do if My Foot Falls Asleep? appeared first on Open Heart Project.

Duration: 00:04:28

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