Teachings

  • Embracing Effortlessness

    In this episode, Jon Bernie invites us to embrace effortlessness in our daily lives. Through the practice of settling into our bodies, breath, and balance, Jon emphasizes the importance of patience with our habitual conditions and the art of fine-tuning our attention. This episode guides us in cultivating ease, comfort, and effortlessness, allowing our true…

  • What You Really Need

    What is it that we really need to happy and peaceful? Recorded April 13, 2024.

  • Compassion is Essential

    In order to listen to the pain, fear, aversion, or whatever is rising in this moment, compassion is essential. This means allowing and being one with these feelings, so they may be truly heard and felt in a space of complete listening and acceptance. Recorded Jan 20, 2024.

  • The Delusion of Perfection

    It’s too easy to demand perfection of ourselves and others. However, as you begin to allow yourself to be the flawed human that you are, you learn to give yourself the compassion, tenderness, and support that you need to truly be here for this life. Recorded December 16, 2023.

  • Clarity in the Clutter

    No matter what is going on in your life, the realm of peace and equanimity is always available. All it takes is to simply stop, relax, and open. Recorded December 2nd, 2023.

  • Allowing Your Vulnerability

    Vulnerability is the feeling that you aren’t safe – the survival, egoic program. You aren’t going to get rid of it or transcend it. However, if you begin to truly allow it, you may find that you feel more alive, inspired, and at peace.  Recorded September 21st, 2023.

  • How Much Is Enough?

    When is it enough? When is it not enough? As with all things, finding out how much to practice is all about finding balance. Recorded October 7, 2023.

  • Your Own Unique Unknowable Destiny

    As you learn to get out of the way more and more, you begin to align with that which has been guiding you all along. It’s not how you think it should be, or how you want it to be, but it could never be any other way. Recorded September 16th, 2023.

  • The Essence of What You Are

    When you begin to learn to take care of yourself in a way that you’ve always needed, your nervous system will calm, your body will soften, and your heart will begin to open and radiate the love that you intrinsically are. Recorded September 2, 2023.

  • Returning to Simplicity

    Our lives can be so hectic and busy that we can naturally take this “doer” perspective into our practice. It’s important to simply relax, drop the effort, and allow yourself to open to the natural stillness and simplicity that is already here. Recorded July 17, 2023.