Pilar Jennings on how to overcome two common roadblocks to compassion. The key is facing the truth of suffering—your own and others.
Vipassana teacher Konda Mason answers the question: “Is it OK if I find other ways to be meditative besides sitting on a cushion following my breath?”
“How many times have I felt that I couldn’t bear the heartbreak,” says Barbara Gates. “But here I am still hiking strong.”
Anita Feng, teacher for the Blue Heron Zen Community in Seattle, helps a practitioner navigate the path between drowsiness and daydreaming.
A moving account by Susan Moon of her journey back from depression, and how her Buddhist practice both helped and hindered her.
To be without a reference point is the ultimate loneliness. It is also called enlightenment.
We can suppress anger and aggression or act it out, either way making things worse for ourselves and others. Or we can practice patience.
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.
In the difficulties of your life, says Pema Chödrön, you will discover your natural love and warmth.
Sean Feit Oakes offers a post-election reminder to us all.