A psychological perspective on what that cause us these conflicts and how to overcome them. In particular, this lecture looks at how to recognise and deal with emotional battles using both the latest insights as well as ancient wisdom.
Figure from Choi-Kain and Gunderson (that can’t be seen clearly in the video):
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