Loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, equanimity—these four loving qualities, says Pawan Bareja, are powerful ways to heal our trauma. The work of healing trauma makes us tender and vulnerable as we touch our history of wounds, sometimes from childhood and sometimes from our ancestors. But those who do Buddhist practice come from a tradition that does […]
The Buddha is compared to a doctor because he treated the suffering that ails all of us. His diagnosis and cure, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, is called the four noble truths.
Kristina Pearson shares the lessons of impermenance, acceptance, and wise hope she’s learned while recoving from Covid-19.
“Lifestyle habits can hopefully be viewed in a more positive context than the nagging “shoulds” that we wrestle with daily.”
His son has been cancer free for six years now, but for James Hanmer the meaning of Frosty the Snowman has changed forever.
Dharma teacher Shahara Lauren E. Godfrey, passed away on December 1. In this piece from early 2019, she shares a story about the power of kindness.
The simple act of washing your hands helps you to take care of yourself and the world around you. Trudy Goodman shares her instructions.
When the storms of life hit, your body can be a place of refuge and healing. Cyndi Lee says it starts with making friends with your body.
Meditation wasn’t designed to heal psychological wounds, explains Debra Flics. She cautions not to see it as a replacement for psychotherapy.
How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.