Lion’s Roar’s Chris Pacheco outlines three main strategies for moving through feelings of anxiety.
Susan Moon on the spiritual journey of Jarvis Jay Masters, a Buddhist practitioner on death row in San Quentin prison.
Leading Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg talks to Lion’s Roar’s Andrea Miller about how to care for ourselves, for others — and for the future. Because we’re in it for the long haul.
Nichiren practitioner Johnny Edward Dean Jr. reflects on how his daily practice and chanting the Odaimoku helped him navigate mental health challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Life is stressful. Although some people claim that contemporary life is especially stressful, I am skeptical whether that is so. Living beings have always had to struggle for food, for shelter, and for safety. They have always had the stress of finding a mate and reproducing. The world is no Garden of Eden.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s editorial assistant Hal Atwood explores the real meaning of kindness.
Hilary North-Ellasante examines how our bodies hold on to suffering and what it can tell us about our experience.
A 1995 conversation between digital activist and lyricist John Perry Barlow — who died on February 7, 2018 — and social theorist bell hooks.
Author Natalie Goldberg discusses Zen and the writer’s practice.
When we practice mindfulness in our daily lives, says Thich Nhat Hanh, we open to the wonders of life and allow the world to heal and nourish us.