Dr. Friederike Boissevain on how Zen practice has taught her that being present with a mind of not knowing is sometimes the best medicine.
A student of Geshe Tenzin Wangyal is leading a unique meditation program for cancer patients at the M.D. Anderson Mays Clinic in Houston.
Susan Bauer-Wu helps us ease the physical, mental, and emotional stress of illness with a simple mindfulness practice.
Study reveals that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) training effectively helps breast cancer survivors cope with emotional distress.
Caring for someone with a chronic or terminal illness can bring out the best in us, says Stan Goldberg, but it can also reveal our judgments.
Alexander the Great swaggered around, claiming no part of his body was without a scar, but he never had to battle uterine cancer.
Barry Boyce’s Mindful Society column about Elana Rosenbaum, who used mindfulness practice to help herself through cancer treatment.
In and out of hospital since childhood, Diana Atkinson on a life cut to pieces.
In August 1995, I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and given just weeks to live. Over the next year I was close to death many times.
Buddhadharma readers share their experience of Buddhist practice in everyday life as it relates to illness.