Mentoring & Coaching along the Practising Life

This is the second in an explorative series on Coaching, Mentoring, Buddhism and the practising life. It represents my attempt to examine and define the work I do whilst picking up on bigger themes regarding teaching, teachers and students, practice, waking up, moving on from Buddhism, change, and so on. It has a speculative element … Continue reading Mentoring & Coaching along the Practising Life

How can I help? (Speculating on the helping hand)

Here begins a series of postings on the helping hand. This is a thought experiment within an exploration of what it is I might be doing when I help out; otherwise known as coaching, guiding, teaching, supporting, counselling, mentoring, providing ceremony and ritual, giving feedback, challenging, listening, questioning...it’s not at all easy naming what I … Continue reading How can I help? (Speculating on the helping hand)

60. IBP: Brooke Lavelle & Zach Walsh on the Great Transition

In a time of environmental meltdown, political and economic crisis, what should we do? What role can practice play? How are we to envision our place in the world, as protagonists in the destruction of our home, and mere bit part players in global conflict? Can we make a difference, or should we retreat to … Continue reading 60. IBP: Brooke Lavelle & Zach Walsh on the Great Transition

59. IBP: Clair Brown on Buddhist Economics

Our year long-series on practice continues and we stray further into the world of politics and economics with this episode's guest. Economics is a form of human practice of course, and not a solid, eternal fixed inevitability. Like politics, it's a topic often resisted by spiritual and religious folks. Yet, in a democracy, we would … Continue reading 59. IBP: Clair Brown on Buddhist Economics