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Everyday Equanimity; Shifting from Reactivity to Responsiveness

With Zohar Lavie recorded on May 29, 2022.

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The practice of equanimity supports us to find balance, stability and steadiness within the changing conditions of our lives. We can then respond with wisdom and compassion to whatever is unfolding. Equanimity is a fruit of the practice, as well as a way of relating that we can cultivate intentionally. We will explore ways to develop it and bring it forth, for our own wellbeing and the benefit of all.

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