When we stop feeding our cravings, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we discover that we already have everything we need to be happy.
The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.
Anushka Fernandopulle, Ven. Thubten Chodron, and Kaira Jewel Lingo discuss the real meaning of “happiness” in Buddhism.
Christiane Wolf on how to multiply the joy in your life with mudita — delight in the happiness of others.
Karen Maezen Miller gives her New Years well wishes.
The Buddhist teachings on the jhana states contain a secret about where positive emotions really come from. Allen Weiss explains.
The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people to plant seeds of positivity in their minds.
“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.