Here’s the latest piece from The Under 35 Project, by Subha Srinivasan, about finding her identity as a mother.
What do you want to be for Halloween? Who do you want to be in life? Ira Sukrungruang on the costumes we wear.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair thinks about the practice of walking.
Sometimes we’re committed to our meditation practice and sometimes we drift away. No matter what, Matthew Kohut believes we can always find our way home to the cushion.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s life of courage and compassion, by Andrea Miller.
We have the illusion that multitasking makes us more efficient, but it only makes us unhappy, says Sharon Salzberg.
Life is stressful. Although some people claim that contemporary life is especially stressful, I am skeptical whether that is so. Living beings have always had to struggle for food, for shelter, and for safety. They have always had the stress of finding a mate and reproducing. The world is no Garden of Eden.
Sometimes when I teach I feel like I’m pretending to be someone I’m not because I see where I fail to live up to these precious teachings. I begin to doubt.
Tens of times a day, Diana Winston’s two-year-old daughter helps her practice letting go.