Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
Sylvia Boorstein learns how daily messages of gratitude exchanged between friends can bring insight and the inspiration to practice.
A reader asks Sylvia Boorstein: “What’s the point of practice if it’s not making me a better person?”
Sylvia Boorstein looks at the paradoxes and subtleties in the central Buddhist concept of no-self.
Sylvia Boorstein offers advice to a parent who is disappointed in their adult children.
Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein on 5 styles of habitual reaction—and how to find freedom from yours.
Sylvia Boorstein on how to rescue your mind when confusion overwhelms it into suffering.
Sylvia Boorstein shows us how, with practice, we can glimpse new ways of relating to loved ones, even when we’re stuck.
“When I recognize the pain I feel because of loss,” says Sylvia Boorstein, “I am respectful of its presence and kind to myself.”
In the November 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine, 14 Buddhist teachers answer the most frequently asked questions about challenges on the spiritual path. Here, Sylvia Boorstein shares the simple way Buddhist practice has changed her.