Neurodiverse Neurodiversity Autism Awareness, mental health care puzzle pattern on heart with autistic child's and father hands

Neurodiversity and No Self – A Lesson in Acceptance

Living your life as an Autistic person, I sometimes feel out of place. Autistic people are only 1.5% of the population. We are not the only ones out of place, POC in a White dominated society, being LGBTQ+ in a straight world, also feel out of place. T... Read more

Living In Harmony | InsighLA Blog

Living in Harmony

I have a secret to share with you: the Buddha’s teachings on sila or “ethical conduct” are actually my favorite teachings. If for some reason I was never able to formally practice meditation again, I might actually be okay, because I would still be ab... Read more

Buddha with gold background

The Compassionate Heart

Over the past seventeen years I have known Venerable Dhamananda we have had many discussions about compassion. She has helped me accept that there is no magic formula to learn how to be more compassionate; it is our practice that leads us on the pathw... Read more