Buddhist Solutions for Life's Problems

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Summary

We all have that one person who knows exactly how to get under our skin. In this episode, we explore what Buddhism has to say about navigating difficult relationships. Joe Peretti, of Long Island, shares his story of using his Buddhist practice to transform his relationship with his ex-wife, his co-workers and, ultimately, his father who abandoned him as a child. How do we change a thorny relationship? In short, it starts with changing ourselves.

Show Notes

We all have at least one person who knows exactly how to push our buttons. In this episode we explore what Buddhism has to say about navigating difficult relationships. Joe Peretti, of Long Island, shares his story of using his Buddhist practice to transform his relationship with his ex-wife, co-workers and ultimately with the father who abandoned him as a child. How do we change a thorny relationship? In short, it starts with changing ourselves. 

What is Buddhist Solutions for Life's Problems?

A family rift. Debt. Finding a career you love. Heartbreak. Tap into 3,000 years of Buddhist wisdom to find real solutions to life’s problems. Journalist Jihii Jolly explores her own Nichiren Buddhist community through the lives of everyday people—mechanics, CEOs, mothers, artists—who are applying the teachings of Buddhism to win over their most aggravating problems. Jihii has written for The New York Times and The Atlantic, and is a member of the Buddhist community Soka Gakkai International (SGI).