Equanimity protects us from emotional overreaction and allows us to rest in a bigger perspective. Christiane Wolf on how to cultivate it.
If there’s a mother of Buddhism, it’s Mahaprajapati, says Andrea Miller. In women dharma teachers throughout the ages, we see a continuation of her strength and practicality, her wisdom and compassion.
In this second part of his series on tantra, Mingyur Rinpoche explains how visualization practice helps us recognize our buddhanature.
Psychiatrist Ravi Chandra on how you can support a loved one suffering from mental illness without minimizing or ignoring your own pain.
Meditation and mindfulness can help you get the shut-eye you need. Joseph Emet on how to feel more rested.
Regularly remind yourself of your intentions, advises Sylvia Boorstein. It’s the key to keeping your life on target.
Mindfulness, courage, and compassion are key. Bonnie Nadzam presents a selection of new books on living well.
Psychedelics and spirituality—including more than a few Buddhist concepts and practices—are reuniting with science after decades of estrangement. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on this new frontier in the study of mind.
Silence can be noble or ignoble, liberating or oppressive. Bhante Sumano on knowing when, why, and how to be silent—but not silenced.
Buddhist teacher Judy Lief explains the Buddha’s deep analysis of the roots of anxiety and shows how mindfulness can help us ease the suffering of an anxious mind.