Sharon Salzberg on the power of equanimity — the essence of complete presence.
Judy Yushin Nakatom reflects on the evolutionary ride of caring and learning, and protecting that is mothering.
Silence can be noble or ignoble, liberating or oppressive. Bhante Sumano on knowing when, why, and how to be silent—but not silenced.
The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.
When we learn that we are all interconnected, says Keturah Kendrick, we develop a deeper compassion for those around us and ourselves.
Koun Franz contemplates how caring for ourselves is caring for all.
Lama Rod Owens on taking care of your own needs when you don’t see yourself represented in those around you.
Diana Winston reflects on the intertwining of mindfulness and compassion, as practiced with an open heart.
Monica Jordan explores how to meet anger with conscious awareness.
Following the May 14 mass shooting that killed 10 people and injured three in a racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, Zenzele Isoke calls on practitioners to challenge gun culture.