Getting deeply familiar with the felt-sense of wishing well-being and kindness, and allowing ourselves to be deeply touched as we wish particular aspects: clarity of mind; health in body; peacefulness; at-home-ness in our bodies and in the world; contentment; joy; and profound ease and freedom with all things.
How can we prevent succumbing to all the negativity around us--messages of fear, hatred or despair from the media or people in our lives? Can we protect ourselves and process the very real issues facing us while letting ourselves still be nourished by the goodness that's around us?
Drawing the hindrances towards samadhi. Exploring how we can find ways to ease greed and aversion by relating to them as energy, rather than as content and story. Based around the insight that all obstacles to practice arise in our ways of relating. And remembering there is always a possibility for another way of relating, leads us towards the liberation of possibilities.