We humans are gifted at finding fault. Buddhist teacher Tara Brach teaches us how we can connect to compassion instead.
Place your mind on the needle dipping in and out of the fabric, says Cyndi Lee. If you space out, the stitches will go crooked, and that will wake you up.
Sometimes all it takes is a word or simple event and our thoughts and emotions are off to the races. David Richo on the fear that’s behind our triggers—and the antidote to it.
We have a whole system built on striving and it causes a lot of suffering—anxiety, competition, misplaced priorities. Brad Stulberg looks at ways we can change our stressful striving into right effort.
Equanimity protects us from emotional overreaction and allows us to rest in a bigger perspective. Christiane Wolf on how to cultivate it.
The Buddhist teachings on the jhana states contain a secret about where positive emotions really come from. Allen Weiss explains.
Karen Maezen Miller gives us tools to engage with our fellow Facebookers in ways that benefit us all.
As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.