When something Darlene Cohen said about a friend comes back to bite her, she reluctantly begins rethinking the value of right speech. An avid gossiper since age twelve, I’d always thought of gossip as innocuous chatter about a third person. For me, gossip was less about describing an absent person’s faults than it was about […]
Darlene Cohen shares how she used mindful awareness of her arthritic pain to push beyond her own expectations.
Three well-known Buddhist teachers offer techniques to lessen pain’s mental suffering, look at its true nature, and learn its valuable lessons
Even while we suffer, says Darlene Cohen, we can experience joy in life by opening up fully to our experience, not closing down.