Nothing warms the heart like a loving hug. To make the experience even deeper and more healing, Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us this practice of hugging meditation he created.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.
If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Willa Blythe Baker, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate.
“It’s an essential truth about life itself: suffering of one kind or another is a natural part of existence. Knowing this truth gives our lives wholeness and peace, as it frees us from the exhausting postures of pretense and denial.”
Lama Tsutrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of “Chöd,” to turn your inner demons into friends.
It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
In Buddhism, compassion is embodied in the bodhisattva Kuan Yin, who is said to manifest wherever beings need help.
The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people to plant seeds of positivity in their minds.
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day.
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.