Nothing warms the heart like a loving hug. To make the experience even deeper and more healing, Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us this practice of hugging meditation he created.
When looking at someone’s online dating profile, it’s easy to make snap judgments about a person. Here, Yael Shy and Melvin Escobar offer a number of loving-kindness phrases for potential matches.
We’ve been sold on the idea that self-care means chocolates and bubble baths, but Cyndi Lee says real self-caring is a practice, not a treat.
We all have an attitude, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, our own way of approaching life. You can start to take a bodhisattva’s attitude toward life by practicing generosity and appreciation.
Here’s a short primer on the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism and some of their key practices.
“Spring and Autumn Annals” is the vibrant story of a decade-long friendship, interspersed with the author’s memories of her childhood in Brooklyn.
Karen Maezen Miller gives us tools to engage with our fellow Facebookers in ways that benefit us all.
We review “The Magnanimous Heart: Compassion & Love, Loss & Grief, Joy & Liberation” by Narayan Helen Liebenson.
In “The Little Book of Being,” Diana Winston—using straightforward, secular language—explains how to cultivate natural awareness.
We review “The Most Important Point: Zen Teachings of Edward Espe Brown” edited by Danny S. Parker.