“What is happiness?” asked psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. He found it in a state of mind beyond results and rewards and called it “the flow.”
“Just as pipes in your house get backed up, creating a flooded kitchen, the pipes of your body are subject to blockage, and need to be kept clean and open.”
Floating in a sensory deprivation tank can be a profound meditative experience, says Ryan N. Fitzpatrick. He explains why Buddhists might find this plunge into darkness illuminating.
Meditators and musclemen don’t seem to have much in common, but Thanissaro Bhikku says meditators can learn a lot from strength training.
Like each breath, your life constantly appears and disappears. The late Taizan Maezumi Roshi teaches how to do the profound practice of breathing.
Video game expert Jane McGonigal recalls her meeting with a Buddhist monk who found equanimity in an iPhone app.
Andrea Miller talks with the well-known American yoga teacher Sarah Powers about what has made her life meaningful.
“Beware the tendencies that hinder your awareness,” says Gil Fronsdal.
Below the level of thoughts, concepts and even emotions are the subtle ways that life is felt directly in the body. David Rome explains how to Focus.
You’re mostly made of water, says Cyndi Lee, so why not act that way?