Parent topic: Unskillful qualities
2 excerpts, 4:49 total duration

Thanksgiving Retreat 2016, Session 5Ajahn Pasanno – Nov. 23, 2016

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4. “I am away from a social network for almost six days which is quite incredible for me. Normally, I spend time by distracting with the social network every 10 minutes. I must check and see what people are doing, and sometimes I think is it is quite useless. This is a different world. However, I cannot stop using it. I am so attached to it, and I know I will go back to the same routine when I go back to my normal life. What would you suggest to detach or use it wisely?” [Social media] [Addiction]

Two Kinds of Thought and the Removal of Distracting Thoughts, Session 3Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 4, 2017

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4. Comment: Our group talked about our suffering, the kind of thoughts that we're laboring under, the nature of obsessive and addictive thoughts, and how these teachings might help us choose freedom. [Suffering] [Addiction] [Liberation] [Directed thought and evaluation]

Response by Ajahn Pasanno. [Mindfulness of body] [Four Noble Truths]