How to Find a Better Balance

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

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.

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.

How to Stay Calm In the Midst of Chaos

Sharon Salzberg on the power of equanimity — the essence of complete presence.

Welcoming the Life That’s Yours

Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson share how when you allow and accept all of life's experiences, you can fully open to the life that’s yours to live.

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. 

Showing Up for Your Life

If you’re jealous or angry or lonely, says Pema Chödrön, don’t run from the feeling.

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.

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. In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Pema Chödrön teaches us a three-step practice to transform their energy from a cause of suffering into a path to awakening.

How to Water the Seeds of Happiness

Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings were always profound and practical, showing us effective ways to apply Buddhism’s deepest insights in our own lives. Here he draws on Buddhist and modern psychology to teach us how to cultivate the habit of happiness.