When we bow to another person, says Brother Phap Hai, we honor both their goodness and our own.
As our world consistently changes, Rebecca Li explains how we can feel true freedom when we learn to live every moment as a new experience.
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.
Caring for people who are suffering is a loving, even heroic calling, but it takes a toll. Roshi Joan Halifax teaches this five-step program to care for yourself while caring for others.
When the storms of life hit, your body can be a place of refuge and healing. Cyndi Lee says it starts with making friends with your body.
How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
Our editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, shares why Buddhism is the ultimate self-help, despite one of its central principles — nonself.
Anxiety is actually a necessary part of our path. Psychotherapist Bruce Tift gives an instruction in how to relate to it constructively.
To be without a reference point is the ultimate loneliness. It is also called enlightenment.
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.