Eight Worldly Concerns…developing understanding, awareness and balance

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(“work in progress area”)

(this section contains a draft of  images  that tie in with images and pages in Pocket Perspectives post called “A day in a life..”uh oh’s” and “wow’s””    These images expand on those ideas…it’s a workshop area, not a completed “post” area…expanding on “Eight Worldly Concerns,”  also called “Eight Worldly Winds”

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Understanding of “Eight Worldly Winds/Concerns”
the extremes and more balance

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tying in  Eight Worldly Concerns with “Taking in the Good” principals from Rick Hanson’s class and ideas (July-August 2012 class)

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“a day in a life”….(from previous post) tying in with 8 Worldly Concerns…wow’s and uh oh’s

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images from previous post: the ups and downs…bouncing from wow’s to uhoh’s

the wow’s:

the  uhoh’s :

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realizing the reactions are within us…with understanding and awareness, there is choice that can lead to improved perspective and more balance.

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looking at uh oh’s and developing more awareness and understanding

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tying “uh oh’s”  in with awarenesses of Eight Worldly Concerns

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Looking at “wow’s” through Eight Worldly Concerns…draft…
(pleasure, gain, praise and recognition)

to be continued….
(will continue with images/ ideas developing awareness of how to learn to choose, balance etc)

a work in progress…

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Learning choices ties in with the following ideas from Ven. Jampa, Reflections from a Friend

Link to post: Learning to Transform Negative Thinking into Positive

steps I’ve been encouraged to follow …and do follow…they’re helpful

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small reminder cards of steps

a work in progress

5 Responses to Eight Worldly Concerns…developing understanding, awareness and balance

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  4. Joseph Hayes says:

    Thanks you so much for these visuals on the eight worldly concerns 🙂

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