Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.
We might think that knowing ourselves is an ego-centered thing, but by looking at ourselves, we begin to dissolve the walls that separate us from others.
Sumi Loundon Kim offers five doable mindfulness tips for busy parents.
Andrea Miller interviews vegan chef Jean-Philippe Cyr, also known as The Buddhist Chef, about cultivating compassion for everyone — including animals.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda teaches us how to generate loving-kindness and good will as an antidote to hatred and fear.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.
Author and teacher Janice Lynne Lundy explains how a simple question helps her to keep her heart open – to others, and to herself.
Zen priest Liên Shutt teaches a short meditation to foster compassion for beings in search of refuge.
Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahm shares his personal approach to loving-kindness meditation, also known as metta.