What You’ll Learn:
- Hear a brave story about working through trauma with mindfulness
- Explore getting “hooked” (shenpa) and how we can recognize it
- Discover how experiences can create a healthy relationship to love and desire
About Ray Buckner
Ray Buckner practices at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, CA and Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley in Berkeley, CA. They have written for LionsRoar.com, publishing such articles as: Healthy Desire: A Buddhist’s View of Mindfulness and Sex; Even a Broken Heart is Fundamentally Good; See us Clearly: A Buddhist’s View of Transgender Visibility; and, Countering Oppression by Cultivating Peace. Ray examines and writes on trauma, gender and sexuality, racial oppression, and love and relationships. As a white, trans and genderqueer Buddhist, they are committed to using the dharma to understand and transform intrapersonal, interpersonal and structural forms of violence.
To read more of Ray’s articles, you can visit their Lion’s Roar author page here.
About Kaleigh Isaacs
Kaleigh is the Founder of the Awake Network and producer of the Mindful Relationship Summit. She aspires to create a platform that encourages collaboration and allows people around the world to access wisdom teachings for free. She loves using strange metaphors related to gardening, dancing and sea creatures.