What to Do When You Can’t Sleep

Meditation and mindfulness can help you get the shut-eye you need. Joseph Emet on how to feel more rested.

What to Do When Someone You Love Is Hurting

Psychiatrist Ravi Chandra on how you can support a loved one suffering from mental illness without minimizing or ignoring your own pain.

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3 Mindful Movement Exercises

Thich Nhat Hanh offers three mindful movement exercises for well-being, "a wonderful way of connecting your mind and body in mindfulness."

How to Drink a Mindful Cup of Tea

A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches us this five-step practice.

Pema Chödrön’s 3 Ways to Transform Your Emotions

At the root of our suffering are the destructive emotions that Buddhism calls the kleshas, or poisons. Pema Chödrön teaches us a three-step practice to transform their energy from a cause of suffering into a path to awakening.

Illustration of a meditator feeding a mara demon.

How to Feed Your Demons

Lama Tsultrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of "Chöd," to turn your inner demons into friends.

What Miscarriage Taught Me about Love and Impermanence

Atia Sattar shares her account of the suffering of miscarriage and what it taught her about love, generosity, and impermanence. 

The Eightfold Path: Right Mindfulness

Norman Fischer on why mindfulness is not always “right.”

A Meditation to Befriend Your Feelings

How you relate to your feelings, says Willa Blythe Baker, may be the most important habit of all. When you meet your feelings with grace and mindfulness, you find they’re your best friends on the spiritual path.

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Grow Your Mindfulness in the Garden

Cheryl Wilfong on how to practice the four foundations of mindfulness in the garden.

The 4 Noble Truths of Emotions

The Buddha laid out a four-step path to freedom from difficult emotions. Anyen Rinpoche says the secret is understanding why our emotions cause suffering.

The Do-Nothing Farmer’s Guide to a Perfect Harvest

Mark Frank’s five steps to successfully doing nothing — in your garden or any other part of your life.

How to Find Balance Through Equanimity

Equanimity protects us from emotional overreaction and allows us to rest in a bigger perspective. Christiane Wolf on how to cultivate it.

How to Practice Embodied Mindfulness

You don’t just practice mindfulness with your mind. You practice it with your body too. Yoga teacher and Buddhist Cyndi Lee teaches us how.

How 3 Buddhist Teachers Work with Difficult Emotions

Working with difficult emotions is a lifelong practice. Three Buddhist teachers open up about their own struggles.

5 Practices for Nurturing Happiness

“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.

Three Questions for Coming Back to Now

Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis offers three questions you can ask yourself to reel your running mind back to the present moment.

Come Home to Yourself

Your true home is this body. This mind. This moment. There, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, you’ll find peace and freedom.

Heal in Community

Come together with others, says Arisika Razak, to grieve, heal, and fight for a better world.

Puzzle Solving as Meditation

Roberval Oliveira on why doing puzzles can deepen your meditation practice.