Loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, equanimity—these four loving qualities, says Pawan Bareja, are powerful ways to heal our trauma. The work of healing trauma makes us tender and vulnerable as we touch our history of wounds, sometimes from childhood and sometimes from our ancestors. But those who do Buddhist practice come from a tradition that does […]
It’s not a luxury to feel loved and cared for—it’s what makes us emotionally secure. If it didn’t happen when we were children, says psychotherapist Tara Bennett-Goleman, meditation can help us develop a secure emotional base now.
Like leaves in the autumn or wood in the fire, all things pass. But, there is a moment in which we can see things as they are.
Sharon Salzberg on the power of equanimity — the essence of complete presence.
Ezra Bayda shares five simple questions to help us cut though confusion of emotional distress turns our mind into a muddle.
Enjoy this introduction to the teachings and meditations of Tsoknyi Rinpoche.
The Buddha laid out a four-step path to freedom from difficult emotions. Anyen Rinpoche says the secret is understanding why our emotions cause suffering.
When you recognize the true nature of mind, says Dzogchen master Tsoknyi Rinpoche, all habitual patterns are naturally liberated in the space of wisdom. That includes the ultimate habit known as samsara.
For many of us, healing from trauma is the most important journey we can take in life. Psychologist and Buddhist teacher Tara Brach tells the inspiring story of her client Rosalie, and how she started to heal the wounds in her mind, body, and heart. *Trigger warning: The abuse Rosalie suffered is described graphically in […]
Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson share how when you allow and accept all of life’s experiences, you can fully open to the life that’s yours to live.