Sister Chan Khong remembers the suffering of the years of war in Vietnam and what they taught her about human nature.
Grief, fear and despair are part of the human condition. Each of these emotions is useful, says Miriam Greenspan, if we know how to listen to them.
The eight worldly concerns classify the attachments and aversions that yoke us to samsara—the four hopes and four fears, which we cycle through endlessly.
As long as you think vulnerability is weakness, you’re going to be afraid. Mirabai Bush and Ram Dass on the kind of vulnerability that’s actually strength.
Susan Piver gives advice on working with a mind that can’t stop working over every detail.
Even when it feels like you’re lost in the universe, Emily Horn explains, you can face the unknown with a still and calm heart-mind.
The fear so many of us are feeling these days can stress us into freezing our world and getting caught up in dualism. But, says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, we can get past that by practicing mindfulness and gentleness.
From “The Pentacle” to Corpse Pose, yoga teacher Cyndi Lee invites you to open up and watch the movie of your mind.
We can control our fears—even primal fears. The key, says Jeff Greenwald, is the stories we tell ourselves, as individuals and as cultures.
Meditation wasn’t the great panacea Susan Piver had hoped for, but it did lead to a surprising discovery: to fear less you’ve got to open more