July 23, 2020

Waylon with Sharon Salzberg on Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves & the World. {Video}


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Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis.

Just had the honor to talk (listen) with Sharon Salzberg, a wonderful teacher of Loving-Kindness, or Maitri, or Metta—how to make friends with ourselves, so that we might enjoy empathy and be of real benefit to this world, instead of drowning in self-hate, pre-judgement of others, and war with our world.

Get her new book, Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World! I can’t wait to read it—she’s such a darned good writer and sweet and powerful human. ~ Waylon Lewis 

If you’re inspired to go deeper, do our Maitri: How to Fall in Love with your Sweet Self course featuring an exclusive video with Sharon Salzberg on how to actually practice Maitri. (Half off now for preregistration.)

Additional articles mentioned in the video:

The Most Important Article on Elephant, Ever: Maitri.

A Positivity Manifesto

The Buddhist Rule about Worrying.

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Enjoy a few of our previous conversations with Sharon Salzberg:

Waylon chats with leading meditation and spiritual teacher Sharon Salzberg on Real Happiness at WorkBring Mindfulness & Meditation to your Everyday Grind with these simple, yet profound tips:


In March, 2011, Waylon hosted Sharon for an interview at Hotelephant (Waylon’s home in Boulder, Colorado). See below for the “seven” question speed round with Sharon:

The full conversation: Waylon with Meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg:


Further reading:

10 Minutes With: Sharon Salzberg.

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