As we learn to limit our consumption, a peace appears, says Sean Feit Oakes. Without this peace, the fire that burns our hearts and communities can never be put out.
In the world of fashion, there is no old age, sickness, and death. In the world of fashion, we are always young, beautiful, and of the moment. Otto von Busch breaks down the mass marketing of denial.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com’s Sam Littlefair looks at a different kind of consumerism.
Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein on 5 styles of habitual reaction—and how to find freedom from yours.
Laura Jomon Martin suggests ways to identify our habitual patterns and attitudes around money and to foster a more generous outlook.
What will you, or won’t you, buy, support, eat — consume — and how has Buddhism influenced your thinking in this way?
Michael A. Stusser on the dangers of a wildly overstimulated brain in our modern culture of constant media consumption.
When we stop focusing on ourselves, says Gaylon Ferguson, we begin to see that our happiness is dependent on the happiness of all beings.
Jill S. Schneiderman discusses Jonathan Safran Foer’s thesis in Eating Animals, where he argues that vegetarianism is a compassionate choice.
Daniel Goleman says the key to becoming a socially engaged consumer is to be mindful at the moment we’re deciding whether to buy something. Knowing the full range of its impacts is one of the best things we can do for ourselves and for the Earth.