We base our lives on seeking happiness and avoiding suffering, but the best thing we can do for ourselves is to turn this whole way of thinking upside down.
It’s not enough to simply to believe compassion is important. We must transform our thoughts and behaviour on a daily basis to cultivate compassion.
Instead of trying to promote or defend ourselves, we can base our lives on something more powerful and trustworthy—our basic goodness.
Susan Piver shares her practice for loving all of your imperfections and contradictions.
Denying anger or giving in to it only makes things worse. The middle way, says Josh Korda, is to live with your difficult emotions skillfully.
As his cancer goes from bad to worse, the anonymous blogger known as the “Angry Asian Buddhist” strives to accept the absurdity of life.
Coming to terms with metastatic non-Hogkin lymphoma, Arunlikhati realizes he is his own refuge — and one for everyone else, too.
A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need (and deserve).
Charles Suhor guides you through a “Connectedness Meditation.”
When we practice loving-kindness, says Noah Levine, we change for the better—and so does our world.