Karen Maezen Miller offers her advice on taking a break from a difficult relationship, or sticking with it.
She’s no longer the grandmother you remember. Margaret Manteau–Rao on how to love and accept your loved one as she is now.
Getting hooked by your habitual reactions isn’t going to help anyone, says Susan Piver. She suggests five ways you can respond more skillfully.
You needn’t give harbor to thoughts of ill will, says Lewis Richmond, no matter how justified they seem to be.
Following the results of the US presidential election, Jack Kornfield shares how to practice the dharma in these uncertain times.
What is the best response to difficult and uncertain times? Welcome. John Tarrant, Roshi offers 10 Zen pointers on the practice of welcoming.
Sylvia Boorstein answers a reader’s question about how to be happy when her children are not.
Brandon Dean Lamson recalls how he turned away from his decision to commit suicide, and went to go sit zazen instead.
Sometimes after a phone call, nothing is ever the same. But if you let it, says Douglas Penick, the bad news can come to feel a little like falling in love.
For composer Kenny Werner, music’s ability to lift people out of even the most crushing of circumstances is not at all an abstract concept.