Experience

Reclaiming My Self-Worth

My Buddhist practice awakened in me inner freedom and confidence that I want to share with others.

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Barbie with her family (l-r): son Patrick, husband, Chris, and son Joe.

Building Unshakable Fortune Through Appreciation

Living Buddhism: Thank you for meeting with us, Barbie. Can you tell us a little about your upbringing? Barbie Traynor: My parents divorced when I was very young, and my mother did everything she could to keep us afloat. It…

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Becoming A Force of Hope

By putting Buddhism at the center of my life, I transformed the karma of addiction into the mission of helping others recover.

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Turning Grief Into Deep Fulfillment

How I transformed the suffering of losing my son into a mission to bring happiness to others, including the deaf and hard of hearing.

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Candace with her family (l-r), daughter, Livity, son, Mateo, and husband, Patrick. Photo by Tina Nomura

Learning Unconditional Love From My Son

How I courageously faced childhood trauma and embarked on a journey of family revolution.

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