When the going gets tough, the tough get mindful. Hersch Wilson offers valuable tips for any stressful situation when you need to be calm, cool, and effective.
A koan can be anything that disrupts our usual way of being. Have you noticed that happens a lot in life? Eve Myonen Marko and Wendy Egyoku Nakao explain how we can use our personal koans to experience reality in a new way.
In the Baseball Sutra, recently discovered by scholar Donald Lopez, the Buddha explains why he created a game where suffering and failure are the norm.
When Grace Schireson gets it all wrong with her socks, she learns what’s more important than the rules.
Chinese legend has it that if a carp swims up a waterfall, it transforms into a dragon. Be like that carp, says Koshin Paley Ellison. Throw your whole self into waking up.
Zen teacher Bonnie Myotai Treace on a place where there are no answers.
It sounds like a good thing to do, but psychiatrist and Buddhist teacher Mark Epstein says you should resist ego’s endless demands for self-improvement.
Heather Lyn Mann surrenders to the ever-changing ocean, and impermanence itself.
Allan Lokos marvels at the despair, the joy, and the healing process that he and his wife experienced after surviving a horrific airplane crash.