Q: How Important Is Physical Activity And Fitness In Practice?

(approx. 11 minutes) KEYWORDS: "How important is physical activity and fitness to the practice of Buddhism?” Ajahn Chah, practising in the city or the forest, healthy or sick, inner exploration, talking dhamma, sincerity, humility, modesty, Lyme's disease, opening, disappointment, ageing, whole body-mind, conceptual understanding, the Buddha experienced pain, Vultures’ Peak, no suffering, resisting reality, letting go.

Q: How Do We Honour Both Our Spiritual Aspirations And Our Limitations?

(approx. 12 minutes) KEYWORDS: "How do we push ourselves to higher standards in practice while at the same time, remaining compassionate towards ourselves with regards to our current spiritual limitations?" Overly idealistic, holding too tightly, goals, bearings, force, assertive, balance, goal-oriented, becoming enlightened, Newcastle-Edinburgh, humility, modesty, truthfully, loneliness, denied pain, greed, hatred, burning through, old debt, patience, contentment.

Q: How To Deal With Feelings Of Frustration and Discouragement?

(approx. 9 minutes) Keywords: "I find myself frustrated by the laziness of others". Two approaches, strategies, expectations, meeting experiences, Ajahn Chah, 70%-30%, 90%-10%, stories in our head, judging, questioning, resentment, feelings in our heart, surrendering, deep in-breath, the open-heated state, feel fully offended, agents of our suffering, compassionate heart, trusting, relationships, alone under a tree, settle the great matter, vectors of transformation, humility, abdication, modesty.