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.
You have enlightened nature, says Pema Khandro Rinpoche. If you truly know that, you’ll always be kind to yourself.
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.
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.