Making Friends with Fear and Anxiety

March 23, 2019 from 10am - 5pm

"Making friends with Fear and Anxiety"

A Daylong Meditation Workshop with Jessica Graham and Christopher Kelly, Ph.D.

Registration - Sliding Scale $ 30-$100


Fear and anxiety are natural and useful parts of being a human, but they are also at the center of a lot of our suffering. This dayong retreat will offer practices for deepening your acceptance of mental and emotional discomfort to reduce suffering. You will get tools for finding relief from these challenging emotions, as well as techniques for fully experiencing them to reveal the deep wisdom they might offer. Through guided meditation, instruction, and discussion, you’ll begin a new relationship with the fearful and anxious aspects of self, releasing you to more freedom and flexibility. 


About the instructors:

Jessica Graham is a meditation teacher, author, and sex, relationship, and spiritual guide for couples and individuals. She is a contributing editor of the meditation blog, Deconstructing Yourself, in which her popular series, Mindful Sex, appears. She co-founded The Eastside Mindfulness Collective, dedicated to exploring secular spirituality through mindful living and learning. Jessica also founded Wild Awakening, to help people become more human through psycho-spiritual evolution, using meditation and self-inquiry. In her book, Good Sex: Getting Off Without Checking Out, Graham demonstrates that a deep spiritual life and an extraordinary sex life are not mutually exclusive. This keenly personal and unflinchingly frank guide helps readers apply mindfulness in sex without losing the fun and adventure. Good Sex is available wherever books are sold. You can connect with Jessica on Instagram at @jessicaclarkgraham and at 

Christopher Kelly, Ph.D. is an award winning teacher who has taught at several major universities including the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the University of Maryland, College Park. He has studied the nature of consciousness for over twenty years, receiving degrees in physics and philosophy. He is a dedicated practitioner having had the good fortune to study on retreat with some of today’s most insightful teachers including: Adyashanti, Shinzen Young, Luang Por Pasanno, and Soryu Forall. He is the author of two books, including A Theory of the Good.




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Kind Regards,
Carol Houst
Co-Founder  Not Your Ordinary Mindfulness 
Mb: 310-927-1025  
March 23, 2019 at 10:00am - 5pm
Middle Way LA
6512 Arizona Ave
Playa Vista, CA 90045
United States
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  • Andrew Berezin
    published this page in Calendar 2019-03-09 20:26:45 -0800