Episode 004: Mindfulness, Right View, and Meditation – a Buddhist perspective by Buddy Fichera

Buddy Fichera is a corporate coach, meditation teacher, and long-term Buddhist practitioner.
He has practiced with John Kabat-Zinn and Thanissaro Bikkhu. Besides practicing in the Thai Forest Tradition of Buddhism, he oversees two meditation centers located in Fort Worth, and Austin, TX.
Buddy provides consulting & coaching solutions to individuals and organizations desirous of growth and well-being, through his company, Radyx Skillful Solutions. He is a Gallup® Certified coach.
In this episode you will learn:
  • The difference between mindfulness and meditation, from a Buddhist standpoint
  • The role of “Right View” in meditation
  • The four types of actions according to Buddhism, and where we should focus our attention
  • The difference between working on our problems and working on their true causes
  • Walking the journey with no guilt and no pride
To learn more about the Buddhist teachings of Thanissaro Bikkhu, visit DhammaTalks.org.
Buddy is also involved in charitable meditation work via AdmirableFriends.org, and on the Strengths Central portal, which is a website for practitioners to REFLECT, RELATE (with coaches and other practitioners), and RENEW (journal intentions, actions and results).
Every time you create a gap in the stream of mind, the light of your consciousness grows stronger. One day you may catch yourself smiling at the voice in your head. This means that you no longer take the content of your mind all that seriously, as your sense of self does not depend on it. – Eckhart Tolle

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