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.
“When the spirit moves into writing, shaping its direction, that is a moment of pure mystery.”
Teaching mindfulness to kids is an “extraordinary way to help them generate esteem, cultivate calm, and deal with difficulty.”
We review “An Artful Path to Mindfulness: MBSR-Based Activities for Using Creativity to Reduce Stress and Embrace the Present Moment” by Janet Slom.
In his new book “Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck” Buddhist teacher David Nichtern offers his advice to creatives on how to make a living doing what you love.
If you use your difficulties to create art, says Ruth Ozeki, it will give them meaning.
Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash in conversation with Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg at the Rubin Museum about loving yourself, your work, and—yes—even your inner critic.
As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.
In the dharma of knitting, there is no past or present or future, says Jennifer Urban-Brown. Without holding on to the promise of the finished object, loop yarn, pull through, breathe in, breathe out.
By reciting the short verses known as gathas, says Zachiah Murray, we transform any activity into an opportunity to awaken to our true nature.