When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says the late Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.
When we stop feeding our cravings, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we discover that we already have everything we need to be happy.
Christiane Wolf on how to practice sympathetic joy, or mudita — delight in the happiness of others.
As a Buddhist teacher, psychiatrist, and leading researcher, Dr. Robert Waldinger studies life from three very different perspectives. But he says they all come to the same basic conclusion about what really makes our lives happy and meaningful, and what doesn’t.
Karen Maezen Miller gives her New Years well wishes.
“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings were always profound and practical, showing us effective ways to apply Buddhism’s deepest insights in our own lives. Here he draws on Buddhist and modern psychology to teach us how to cultivate the habit of happiness.
The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people to plant seeds of positivity in their minds.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.
Anushka Fernandopulle, Ven. Thubten Chodron, and Kaira Jewel Lingo discuss the real meaning of “happiness” in Buddhism.