Meditation wasn’t designed to heal psychological wounds, explains Debra Flics. She cautions not to see it as a replacement for psychotherapy.
The Buddha knew that illness is a natural part of human life. Toni Bernhard shares how the first noble truth has helped her gracefully accept being chronically ill.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer applies five mind-training slogans to anger and other emotions.
It can be hard to do things you know are good for you. In this 2001 instruction from the Lion’s Roar archive, Cyndi Lee offers advice and a sequence of yoga poses for pushing through your own resistance.
When life gets too busy, Kathleen Dean Moore remembers the childhood joy of nature. Stress, she reminds us, is the antonym of gratitude.
Michael Carroll, author of Fearless at Work, gives step-by-step advice on how to deal with a toxic workplace.
While tension and imbalance manifest as discursiveness, a truly balanced body generates an ease and relaxation that naturally supports the awakened mind.
What happens after you die? That used to be just a religious question, but science is starting to weigh in. Sam Littlefair looks at the evidence that you’ve lived before.
Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of this revolutionary breakthrough in our understanding of how meditation works.