5 Ways to Get into the Meditation Habit

There’s nothing like the benefit of a regular meditation practice, and there’s no better time to do it than now. Zen Buddhist A. Jesse Jiryu Davis on five ways you can make meditation a helpful part of your daily routine.

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis


5 Meditations on the Breath

From getting to sleep to completely waking up, working with your breath offers practical and profound benefits.

How Mindfulness Leads to Enlightenment

Melvin McLeod on how Buddhism uses mindfulness to develop the wisdom that frees us from suffering.

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3 Mindful Movement Exercises

Thich Nhat Hanh offers three mindful movement exercises for well-being, "a wonderful way of connecting your mind and body in mindfulness."

How to Drink a Mindful Cup of Tea

A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches us this five-step practice.

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See the Universe In a Sunflower

In this teaching from the late Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, he explores how looking deeply at a sunflower can help us discover the reality of interbeing.




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