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5 Reasons to Meditate

The simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways meditation makes us better people.

Pema Chödrön



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The Miracle of Everyday Mindfulness

When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.

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Growing Together

To commit to another person is to embark on an adventurous journey, writes Thich Nhat Hanh. You must be wise and patient to keep your love alive so it will last for a long time.

Toward a Revolution of Love

In this important essay, the late bell hooks inspires us to make her vision of a culture of love come true.

Karl Palma prepares takoyaki, a Japanese snack, at the Japan Festival occurring every year in Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

Never a Dull Moment

Karl Palma won’t cook with a dull blade or a dull mind.

Meeting Heart-to-Heart

When it comes to difficult people, says Koshin Paley Ellison, the key is two people willing to let go of being right.

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March 2024

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Step Into Awareness

Walking meditation is not just an opportunity to stretch our legs, says Koun Franz. It’s a practice in living all of life as meditation.

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