To act is to inter-act and to be is to inter-be (Gandavyuha Sutra): “I am linked, therefore I am” (K.J. Gergen). In effect, thinking is relational activity executed as covert-private verbalized/visualized speech. Usually unbeknownst, intentional or premeditated action (karma) arises non-independently, moves body/speech/mind, and could result in psychological malaise. Emotions around birth, aging, illness, and death are – like separation from loved ones, union with unloved ones, and not attaining goals – relational performances of affect: creative scenarios expressing socio-cultural meaning.
Confluencing Pan-Buddhist Teachings (Congruent with the Major Denominations), Social Construction-ing, Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy (by Karma Transformation), and Lifestyle/Career/Leadership Coaching.
Relational Buddhism is a psychological approach to the Pan-Buddhist teachings (as basically acknowledged by the majority of Buddhists around the world) which views relationships, interpersonal (with others) and intrapersonal (with oneself), as the centerpiece of its daily practice.