The way to helpful communication in difficult situations, says Ray Buckner, is by pausing, creating space, and listening to your body and mind.
When looking at someone’s online dating profile, it’s easy to make snap judgments about a person. Here, Yael Shy and Melvin Escobar offer a number of loving-kindness phrases for potential matches.
Buddhist teacher Susan Piver shares her advice for entering the online dating world.
Lindsay Kyte explores the dharma of dating as she follows a friend navigating the wacky world of online dating, and shares helpful guidance from two Buddhist relationship experts.
When it comes to difficult people, says Koshin Paley Ellison, the key is two people willing to let go of being right.
Artist and writer Susan MacLeod observes the foibles, humor, and caring of life in a nursing home. There, she and her mother finally came to know each other.
When we think of love, we have ideas that are purely personal and, on the whole, quite fanciful. They are based in general on our desire to be loved, from which we expect fulfillment.
A meditation instruction by Thich Nhat Hanh on starting over.
No matter what the conflict appears to be about, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, it always come down to defending our shaky sense of self.
Contemplative psychologist Karen Kissel Wegela teaches a practice to help us see difficult people — and ourselves — more clearly.