How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
If you don’t want your happiness to impede that of someone else, says Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, practice the four immeasurables.
Mary Ray Cate offers parents these Buddhist principles to help children with their fears about climate change.
Scholar Sarah Shaw explains why mindfulness must work together with ethics, compassion, and wisdom — in Buddhism and in life.
A roundtable discussion with Gil Fronsdal, Michael Liebenson Grady and Marcia Rose. Introduction by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Christiane Wolf on how to multiply the joy in your life with mudita — delight in the happiness of others.
The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
Heaven is nowhere else but right here on this earth, when we live with friendliness, compassion, joy, and equanimity.
In a new paper, researchers have proposed a scale for measuring the Buddhist virtues of loving-kindness and compassion.