The Easiest Buddhist Practice To Hammer Down Stress and Anxiety

It’s called “Changing the Peg”

Thich Nhat Hanh in brown Buddhist robes surrounded by other Buddhist monks in yellow robes.
Image Source Wikimedia Commons

Buddhism offers a toolbox of practices for living well. You have probably heard about breath meditation (ānāpānasmṛti), for example. But have you heard of “changing the peg?”

While breath meditation is focused on uniting your conscious mind with an awareness of your own body…



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Sebastian Purcell, PhD

Sebastian Purcell, PhD


Philosopher. Analyst. Happiness Researcher. | I Recover ancient wisdom for modern life |