The Buddhist teaching of Wise Effort is even more important during a pandemic.
As we look at the aspects of the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path, at first glance Wise Effort seems the easiest
The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path is an excellent tool to investigate what’s up in your life at this moment. ‘Why
While meditating before giving my dharma talk I noticed that when I over-effort — striving and straining, trying to get
Imagine a bird soaring in the sky, held aloft by the air currents. Spacious effort is like that. Out of
Yesterday in class we had more discussion of metta (loving-kindness.) One student talked about how she had a difficult family
Right Effort brings joy and ease. If after meditation we feel neither joy nor ease, then we have not exerted
An effective way to release the tension accumulated over the last four years.
Approaching the holidays in the time of COVID takes mindfulness. Our sensible mind entangles with our sentimental heart, and decisions
A central truth in Buddhism is anatta — no separate self — which can be misconstrued as nonexistence, but is