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.
These days, if an aversive reaction starts to form in my mind, I think to myself, “Wait! Don’t disturb the peace!”
“We are all subject to the pain of loss, grief, sadness and even plain disappointment. But by talking to one another about it, we console. It is enough.”
Sylvia Boorstein unpacks the foundational Buddhist teaching “Recognize unwholesome states in the mind and replace them with wholesome states.”
Right intention is the key to living the life we want and to traversing the Buddha’s eightfold path, says Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein.
Regularly remind yourself of your intentions, advises Sylvia Boorstein. It’s the key to keeping your life on target.
Sylvia Boorstein shares a meditation for deepening our sense of interconnectedness.
Sylvia Boorstein says it’s time to cut yourself some slack.
Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
Sylvia Boorstein learns how daily messages of gratitude exchanged between friends can bring insight and the inspiration to practice.