The ties that connect us to everything are not constraining, but liberating.
Everyone Wants to Be Loved
Scholar-translator Adele Tomlin discusses love, bliss, and relationships from a Buddhist perspective
Robert Waldinger, Director of the Longest Scientific Study of Happiness, on What Makes a Good Life
The psychiatrist and Zen priest discusses the importance of sangha and how our relational needs shift as we grow older.
What Do You Say?
A communication coach shares guidance on cultivating skillful communication habits, informed by systems theory and Buddhist principles of right speech.
5 Teachings on Navigating Family Dynamics
Because time at home may be the perfect testing ground for practice.
When Our Blind Spots Fall in Love
Guidance for getting beyond ourselves and the language that shapes our understanding
Personal Reflections Relationships
How to Break Free from the Stories We Tell Ourselves
Catherine Burns, artistic director at The Moth, a nonprofit dedicated to the art of storytelling, has helped hundreds of people craft their stories. In a recent episode of Life As It Is, she shares what she…
Meeting Others As Strangers
How to let go of frozen views and encounter others with Beginner’s Mind
5 Timeless Teachings on Extending Forgiveness to Ourselves and Others
Buddhist wisdom on cultivating a merciful heart
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