When the doctor said “You have cancer,” Phyllis Coletta’s defenses of anger, fear, and self-reliance fell apart. All she had left was gratitude.
With a little pink ink, tattoo artist Amy Black helps breast cancer survivors reclaim their bodies.
The teachers are asked “What happens to our right effort if we lose the ability to practice or to work with our mind?”
Esther Brandon recalls how — though they never met — Rabbi Alan Lew’s words helped her to persevere through her battle with breast cancer.
The teachers answer the question of someone unsure how to balance her understanding of impermanence with her desire to live in the face of cancer.
A week after my husband Vic’s first chemotherapy session, Geshe Kunkhen visits. Geshe is a chant master and visiting monk at Namgyal Monastery in Ithaca.
Sometimes after a phone call, nothing is ever the same. But if you let it, says Douglas Penick, the bad news can come to feel a little like falling in love.
When someone we care about is seriously ill, we often feel uncomfortable and don’t know what to do. This book gives some good advice.
A prince was so shocked that he went off to seek enlightenment. Now, birth, old age, sickness, and death is still the impetus for awakening.
Dr. Friederike Boissevain on how Zen practice has taught her that being present with a mind of not knowing is sometimes the best medicine.