The Zen practice of just sitting, says Lewis Richmond, doesn’t help us to reach our destination. It allows us to stop having one. But how do you “go” nowhere?
Sylvia Boorstein learns how daily messages of gratitude exchanged between friends can bring insight and the inspiration to practice.
Barry Boyce profiles Jon Kabat-Zinn, whose mindfulness stress reduction program has brought the benefits of meditation practice to thousands of people.
When Meg Federico helped start up a program for lonely older people and their caregivers, she didn’t know what she was getting into.
Marc Ian Barasch searches our society for compassion in action, compassionate people, and ways to find the compassion inside himself.
Will Meditation make you healthy? Barbara Rhodes, Jan Chozen Bays, David Shlim, and Mitchell Levy, discuss the Buddhist view of health.
Playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie teaches self-expression centered in the body and the moment. Theater, he says, is all about “the vividness of now.”