Using compassion and awareness to explore memories that entangle us.
In our veil metaphor for the patterns our thoughts take, sometimes we discover tight knots. Here’s how to loosen them up and discover joy where there had been only pain.
Stephanie Noble discovers some of her spiritual roots in a whole different tradition of Buddhism she had never known about.
In the last blog post we looked at how we can be imprisoned by our preferences. I suggested we notice
In the past four posts, I’ve written about the mind states of loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity: the Brahma-viharas,
Envy makes us feel like we’re on the outside looking in, that we don’t belong, that there’s something wrong with
With the regular practice of meditation there is a subtle but profound shift of mind state into a spacious sense
One of the Buddha’s most handy-dandy teachings is called the Noble Eightfold Path. It’s a practical tool for sorting out
On especially hot days I am reminded of the summers I spent in Philadelphia when I was in my late
Lately I’ve been noticing how often people call themselves names: ‘stupid’ or “idiot”; or they describe themselves as ‘technologically challenged’