Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
Melvin Escobar teaches metta, a concentration practice to cultivate unconditional goodwill for all. In precarious times like these, it’s a way to listen to our hearts.
Lisa Ernst shares a practice to offer kindness to your difficult thoughts.
Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.
Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahm shares his personal approach to loving-kindness meditation, also known as metta.
Pema Khandro Rinpoche on a bodhisattva’s love.
For many of us, opening our hearts to ourselves may be the hardest part of the path. Here, the late John Welwood shares how and why meditation helped him do it — unconditionally.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.