How to Lessen Suffering (and Other Contemplative Basics)


One of the great promises of contemplative practices is that maybe we won't have to suffer as much as we do.

Today, learning from psychology professor Shauna Shapiro, Dave Schmelzer will review how exactly that happens, along with a look at some basics about things like getting sleepy or feeling pain or being frustrated as our mind wanders, along with other things along those lines.

Mentioned on this episode:

Shauna Shapiro's book Good Morning, I Love You: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Practices to Rewire Your Brain for Calm, Clarity, and Joy