Contemplative psychologist Karen Kissel Wegela teaches a practice to help us see difficult people — and ourselves — more clearly.
Relaxing the mind is a big goal of Buddhist practice, but to do that you need to relax your body as well. Sister Chan Khong teaches us a three-step practice to access a deep restfulness that rivals sleep.
A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches us this five-step practice.
On the occasion of Pema Chödrön’s birthday, Lion’s Roar’s deputy editor Andrea Miller shares the important lessons Pema has taught her.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
You’re going to make one anyway, says Anita Feng. So why not go big? You might end up with something more beautiful than perfection.
“Buddha” means “one who is awake.” The Buddha who lived 2,600 years ago was not a god. He was an ordinary person, named Siddhartha Gautama.
Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature.
A teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh on allowing ourselves to rest like a stone thrown into a river. On the bottom of the river, it allows the water to pass by.
Right intention is the key to living the life we want and to traversing the Buddha’s eightfold path, says Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein.