Teaching mindfulness to kids is an “extraordinary way to help them generate esteem, cultivate calm, and deal with difficulty.”
The Buddhist practice of sitting meditation has three aspects. Being in the body is the ground of practice. Labeling our thoughts breaks our identification with them.
Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction.
“To begin with, just give up any expectations of yourself. That’s a simple good instruction for how to do Buddhist meditation,” instructs Pema Chödrön to those beginning their practice. “Let go and observe without judgment.” Buddhist meditation is about dissolving our fixation on ourselves, on the process of meditating, and on any result we might […]
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.
Anxiety is actually a necessary part of our path. Psychotherapist Bruce Tift gives an instruction in how to relate to it constructively.
Even when it feels like you’re lost in the universe, Emily Horn explains, you can face the unknown with a still and calm heart-mind.
Zen teacher Jules Shuzen Harris teaches us a three-step practice to connect with and serve those who are suffering.
Make your vow to help others real with this meditation teaching from Pema Chödrön.
Christiane Wolf on how to multiply the joy in your life with mudita — delight in the happiness of others.