How Silence Can Help Us Unplug by Sharon Salzberg

And that in essence is what unplugging is about — not hating our habits of news consumption or social discourse … Read More

Watering the Seeds of Joy

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness & … Read More

Openness to Whatever Arises

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness & … Read More

How Compassionate is Compassionate Conservatism?

Bush family presidential advisor and author Doug Wead is credited with coining the … Read More

Sleeping Meditation

Take rest. Let the process of your practice unfold all by itself. Let your healing have its own rhythm. Keep … Read More

The Mindful Street Cop

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness … Read More

Community for the Homeless

Imagine 3,000 homeless adults and children lined up outside a convention center in the middle of … Read More

Tree of Contemplative Practices

Clinical psychologist Lorne Ladner, who wrote the excellent book, The … Read More

Charter for Compassion

Here is the complete text of the Charter for Compassion: The principle of compassion lies at the heart of … Read More

Every Human Being Needs Empathy and Compassion

After President Obama stated that he would use “empathy” as one criterion for selecting a candidate for the U. S. Read More