Sometimes we think irrational things while the truth is right in front of us. When that happens, says Jeremy Mohler, four simple words can help bring us back to earth.
Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief. To get unhooked we begin by recognizing that moment of unease and learn to relax in that moment.
To be without a reference point is the ultimate loneliness. It is also called enlightenment.
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.
We may feel like islands sometimes, but we are connected in our isolation. Hal Atwood explores the lessons found in times of loneliness.
Ezra Bayda shares five simple questions to help us cut though confusion of emotional distress turns our mind into a muddle.
Non-diet dietician Jenna Hollenstein’s book “Eat to Love” paves a Buddhist path toward transforming our often troubled relationship with food and body.
There are plenty of Buddhist books with helpful advice about how to help dying people—and how to die yourself.
Equanimity protects us from emotional overreaction and allows us to rest in a bigger perspective. Christiane Wolf on how to cultivate it.
Paul Condon draws on traditional Buddhism and Western psychology to show how the act of taking refuge is available to us in every moment, wherever we are.