Presence

Cultivating Wisdom

Thomas dives deep into the foundational concept of wisdom – exploring what it takes to cultivate wisdom within ourselves, and how the individual effects of wisdom are deeply intertwined with the whole of humanity. Thomas believes that wisdom arises when we grow and mature through difficult circumstances, integrating what we learn from these experiences and […]

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Koshin Paley Ellison – Finding Refuge, Care, and Healing in Meditation

Thomas is joined by Koshin Paley Ellison – an author, Zen teacher, Jungian psychotherapist, and co-founder of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. They discuss the deep benefits of Buddhist meditation practice, and how it can enhance the benefits of traditional therapy – allowing us to go to greater depths in our healing

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What Do We Mean by Trauma?

Thomas shares his understanding of the nature of trauma and what is most essential for us to heal as individuals and as a collective. He explains that trauma is not something that should be stigmatized but is actually an intelligent evolutionary response that has helped humans survive overwhelming and painful experiences. But when these events

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