Personal Reflections Illness & Care
A Soto Zen priest learns to embrace the life of a hermit while living with illness in a small space
MeditationMagazine | Feature
Stuck in Slow Motion
An unexplained, all-encompassing fatigue forces a Zen teacher to take life at an easier pace.
Personal ReflectionsMagazine | Feature
The Myth of Moving On
Writer Suleika Jaouad navigates the aftermath of illness and explores the in-between places.
The Sun Behind the Clouds
Buddhist songwriter Laura Mustard’s path toward self-acceptance
12 Things You Should Never Say to Sick People
Much of the way we talk about disease is terribly flawed. But we can change that.
Sick and Useless Zen
A foggy brain and chronic fatigue opened up my practice and showed me a new kind of full and vital life.
MeditationMagazine | On Practice
The Practice of Nonpreference
When pain becomes just one object among many in our awareness, it loses its power.
Learning to Fall
In his struggle with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), Philip Simmons learns that his physical illness is just a manifestation of a more universal human malady.
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