Chapter 49 Sura Hujaraat part 2

By Tuesday, December 26, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6088946/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Continuing the study of Sura Hujaraat, Chapter 49 of the Quran which teaches us all about building a compassionate and kind society  Check out this episode!

Chapter 49 Sura Hujaraat part 1

By Tuesday, December 26, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6088923/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Reflections on Sura Hujaraat which contains many of the injunctions about creating a healthy society  Check out this episode!

Mindful communication for parents

By Friday, November 24, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5976341/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Using the foundations and principles of mindful communication, in this final lecture of the series Mindful Communication as a Spiritual Practice,  We will try and understand Our responsibility towards our children Why it is important to be conscious of this responsibility How we can ...

Using Mindful Communication to give feedback and offer advise

By Friday, November 24, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5976279/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In this episode, we use the foundations of Mindful Communication to explore a rather challenging kind of communication: Our responsibility to give feedback Amr bil Maroof and doing amr bil maroof ? enjoining good and discouraging evil. Providing advice by enjoining the good and forbidding the ...

Managing anger during conflict

By Saturday, November 11, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5934961/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In this the ninth lecture in this series, we cover: Understanding anger and triggers Why we need to deal with the triggers Islamic guidance on dealing with anger and expressing it How to communicate mindfully when we need to express upset or anger ...

Mindful communication during family conflict

By Saturday, November 11, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5934918/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]The standard of family relationships in Islam is very high. According to the Quran, we are to build a home based on the principles of peace, love and compassion, a safe refuge in a turbulent world.  In this episode we explore how to communicate mindfully during ...

Lecture 7: Mindful Speech

By Wednesday, November 8, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5922566/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]As we have been saying, the best and worst of God's creation is the tongue with which we speak. Words can connect and heal people and can also alienate and harm people. Words often produce powerful, lasting effects on both the speaker and the listener. ...

Lecture 6: Mindful Listening – Part 2

By Thursday, November 2, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5904061/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Continuing our conversation on mindful listening we explore why listening to others is the best thing we can do for their healing and for our relationship with them.  We also discuss why mindful listening is so challenging and how we can move beyond the challenges ...

Mindful Listening Part 1

By Thursday, November 2, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5904040/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In this episode we talk about a very important skill in Mindful Communication and that is listening. Hearing is the physical process of receiving the message and is automatic, unlike listening. Mindless listening occurs when we react automatically and routinely, without mental investment, to messages. Mindful listening occurs when careful ...

Communication and Emotional Reactivity Part 2

By Thursday, October 12, 2017 0 Permalink 0

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5834921/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/417239/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In this session, we continue exploring how emotional reactivity derails communication and what we can do about it. We discuss how the reptilian parts of our brain hijack our thinking brain so that we end up "flipping our lid". We then spend quite some time ...