Natalie Goldberg’s classic Writing Down the Bones introduced writing as a spiritual practice. She discusses Zen and the writer’s practice with author and Buddhist teacher Steve Hagen, moderated by Scott Edelstein. Natalie Goldberg: About two hours ago, my mind snapped to something that I want to tell you about. My partner Michele’s grandmother was brought up […]
Sometimes we’re committed to our meditation practice and sometimes we drift away. No matter what, Matthew Kohut believes we can always find our way home to the cushion.
We have the illusion that multitasking makes us more efficient, but it only makes us unhappy, says Sharon Salzberg.
Melvin McLeod on how Buddhism uses mindfulness to develop the wisdom that frees us from suffering.
Craig and Devon Hase teach a simple five-minute mindfulness practice you can do right now.
There’s nothing like the benefit of a regular meditation practice, and there’s no better time to do it than now. Zen Buddhist A. Jesse Jiryu Davis on five ways you can make meditation a helpful part of your daily routine.
Whether you keep your eyes open or closed during meditation depends on your approach.
Teaching mindfulness to kids is an “extraordinary way to help them generate esteem, cultivate calm, and deal with difficulty.”
I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
A meditation teaching from Thich Nhat Hanh on love.