Gretel Ehrlich

Gretel Ehrlich

Gretel Ehrlich is an world renowned nature writer. After being struck by lightning, Ehrlich wrote “A Match to the Heart” about the experience. It was published in 1994.

Recent Articles

How to Work With Anxiety: 3 Techniques For Lasting Change

Anxiety is a natural response to being human, says Lion’s Roar’s Chris Pacheco. When we try to control our anxious feelings instead of accepting them, we might end up exacerbating fear and worry. Here, he outlines three main strategies for moving through anxiety.

Cómo trabajar con la ansiedad: 3 técnicas para lograr un cambio duradero

La ansiedad es una respuesta natural ante el hecho de ser humano, dice Chris Pacheco, editor de Lion’s Roar. Cuando tratamos de controlar nuestros sentimientos de ansiedad en vez de aceptarlos, quizás terminemos exacerbando el miedo y la preocupación. Aquí, Chris boceta tres estrategias fundamentales para transitar la ansiedad.

If You Meet The Buddha On The Road, Kill Him?

Chris Pacheco, Lion’s Roar’s Associate AV Editor, unpacks the real meaning of ninth-century Chinese Buddhist monk Linji Yixuan's famous quote.

La conciencia de la muerte, una práctica que cambia la vida

Chris Pacheco, el editor de audiovisuales de Lion’s Roar, escribe acerca de porqué tomar la práctica budista de maranasati, o conciencia de la muerte –incluso si no queremos hacerlo para nada.

The Life-Changing Practice of Death Awareness

Chris Pacheco, Lion’s Roar’s Associate AV Editor, on why you might take up the Buddhist practice of maranasati, or mindfulness of death — even if you really, really don’t want to.

The Future of Ice

Novelist Gretel Ehrlich spent a year travelling the world's coldest places, meditating on the experience of winter and exploring the polar regions.

Walking With St Francis

Gretel Ehrlich walks in the footsteps of St. Francis through the Umbrian countryside and ponders the life of a saint who was "radical without bitterness, vital yet gentle, dramatic—even outrageous at times—without narcissism."

Ray Hunt: The Cowboy Sage

Ray Hunt is an American sage, a cowboy who teaches riding as a path for both human and animal to realize their true nature.

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Looking for a lost dog

Gretel Ehrlich remembers searching for a small dog in a huge landscape.