When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.
Tis always the season for giving. Six Buddhist teachers on why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
No matter what the conflict appears to be about, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, it always come down to defending our shaky sense of self.
Contemplative psychologist Karen Kissel Wegela teaches a practice to help us see difficult people — and ourselves — more clearly.
Susan J. Stabile on how to live with — or even support — your partner’s differing religious beliefs.
Honest, loving communication is the key to healthy relationships. Sister Chan Khong offers a four-part practice for skillfully sharing our thoughts and feelings with each other.
Everything changes; nothing lasts. In matters of the heart, this can be hard. Karen Maezen Miller on what to do after the love story ends.
Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahm shares his personal approach to loving-kindness meditation, also known as metta.
The conventional definitions of “love” and “compassion” are quite limited, says Buddhist scholar Mu Soeng.