You have enlightened nature, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche. If you truly know that, you’ll always be kind to yourself.
Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward on how to give yourself the love and compassion you deserve. And send some of that love to the wounded child inside you. They need it.
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.
The brahmaviharas are four prized emotions or mindstates that give us a framework to cultivate positive behaviors and minimize harmful ones.
Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
Maitri means loving-kindness or unconditional friendliness. David Nichtern and Cyndi Lee show you how to do this heart-opening Buddhist practice.
How do we take the sting out of loneliness? Toni Bernhard suggests friendliness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity.
Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.
Leaving a relationship may seem like an escape or failure, but Trudy Goodman says it can be the best choice for everyone.