Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief. To get unhooked we begin by recognizing that moment of unease and learn to relax in that moment.
Sylvia Boorstein addresses a mental affliction we don’t often talk about in spiritual terms. It’s a big problem for her, and maybe for you—worrying.
If I have no belief that my vision can become real, asks Margaret Wheatley, where will I find the strength to persevere?
Daniel Goleman reports on the dialog between science and Buddhism, especially on how neuroscientists are measuring the effects of meditation.
From a wild and busy mind to the perfection of equanimity, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche lays out the nine stages of training the mind.
The story of the Procrustean bed—making the customer fit the product—is a good way to look at how global corporations operate.
At what time and place in history would you choose to be seriously ill?