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Embracing Your Humanity: Discovering Peace and Suffer Less
Episode 1017th September 2023 • Stillness in the Storms • Steven Webb
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Podcast title: Embracing Our Humanity: Discovering Peace Within Our Condition

Episode Summary:

In this episode, Steven explores what it really means to embrace our humanity, flaws and all. He discusses accepting our limitations, finding freedom in who we are, and discovering inner peace through self-acceptance.


  • [0:00] - Introduction
  • [2:19] - Fantasizing about being something other than human
  • [5:24] - Trying to change our inherent humanness causes suffering
  • [10:00] - Stepping outside the chatter of our minds
  • [15:12] - Seeing life anew through a child's eyes
  • [21:00] - Living without worries about tomorrow
  • [25:00] - Wrap up and closing thoughts

Key Points:

  • We cannot change our basic human condition, so acceptance is key.
  • Observing our thoughts and emotions creates more mental clarity.
  • Embracing our flawed humanity allows us to find inner freedom.
  • Being present and engaged with the "here and now" is the secret.


  • "The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious, and yet everybody rushes around in a panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves." - Alan Watts
  • "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” - Matthew 6:34

Links and References:

  • Inner Peace Meditations Podcast
  • Steven Webb Blog

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