Place your mind on the needle dipping in and out of the fabric, says Cyndi Lee. If you space out, the stitches will go crooked, and that will wake you up.
Sometimes sitting with her sadness becomes too difficult. But Vanessa Zuisei Goddard has learned she can run with it—and through it.
It’s such a simple practice, but it can transform your life. The great meditation master Thich Nhat Hanh teaches five mindfulness exercises to help you live with happiness and joy.
You can’t breathe wrong. Generally, Buddhist meditation is not a yogic practice in which you’re supposed to breathe in a particular way.
Sylvia Boorstein on how to rescue your mind when confusion overwhelms it into suffering.
Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
While tension and imbalance manifest as discursiveness, a truly balanced body generates an ease and relaxation that naturally supports the awakened mind.
Like each breath, your life constantly appears and disappears. The late Taizan Maezumi Roshi teaches how to do the profound practice of breathing.
Four teachers compare breath practices in yoga and three schools of Buddhism—Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhism.
Cyndi Lee, founder of the OM Yoga Center in New York, on our relationship to the breath, breathing techniques, and poses to recognize our “authentic breath.”