No matter what the conflict appears to be about, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, it always come down to defending our shaky sense of self.
Contemplative psychologist Karen Kissel Wegela teaches a practice to help us see difficult people — and ourselves — more clearly.
Gabriel Cohen on how you can defuse stressful situations by pausing before reacting instinctively.
Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances.
There is a key moment, says Pema Chödrön, when we make the choice between peace and conflict. In this teaching from her program Practicing Peace, she describes the practice we can do at that very moment to bring peace for ourselves, for others, and for the world. If we want to make peace, with ourselves and with […]
Zen priest Catherine Toldi examines the painful conflicts that can arise in sanghas and offers practical advice on how to deal with them.
Genjo Marinello says sanghas must take steps to prepare for ethical breaches and conflicts before they happen.
“The world I inherited was a broken, unjust world—a world far from okay.” Jiryu Rutschman-Byler examines what it means to be “okay”.
James Gimian and Barry Boyce show us how we can use the principles of Sun Tzu’s Art of War to work skillfully to achieve effective action.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s historic return to Vietnam, where tens of thousands gathered with him to revive Buddhist practice and to heal the wounds of war.