I have been practicing mind training through meditation and studying Buddha's teaching for past 15 years at home alone with occasional retreats and mostly reading books. My sincere wish to people who get inspirations from conversations like this that Krista brings to us, would make efforts to find out in depth of Buddha's teaching. Development of your critical thought process will be worth of your time and effort. You do not have to be a monk to be in this process. There are so much resources out there. You only need to make a decision to make changes and take a first step.
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