Topics We Explored:
- What the four noble truths are in Buddhism, and how they are reconfigured to apply to intimate relationships in Susan’s latest book
- Where suffering in relationships comes from and why it’s more likely all of the little things along the way that can lead to unhappiness in a relationship
- Why mindfulness and awareness is key to building trust and love in a relationship
- What some of the things are that you can do to foster these truths of love to develop and sustain your relationship
“Love and connection are constantly pulsing in and out of existence.” – Susan Piver (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Susan Piver
- Guided 10-Minute Breath Awareness Meditation
- The Four Noble Truths of Love by Susan Piver
- When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Dan Pink
- Susan Piver: Become More Mindful (Episode 4)
- Susan Piver: Demystifying Meditation (Episode 54)
- Susan Piver: How Mindfulness Helps You Become More Creative (Episode 149)
About Susan Piver:
Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, The Wisdom of a Broken Heart and Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation. Her latest book The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships was released on June 14, 2018.
Susan has been a student of Buddhism since 1993, graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004 and was authorized to teach meditation in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage in 2005.
In 2012, she launched the Open Heart Project, a completely virtual meditation center that lives in the cloud. There are close to 20,000 members all over the world who receive free weekly guided meditation videos from her.
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