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What Buddhism and Psychotherapy Are Learning From Each Other

David Loy | Posted 09.01.2014 | Religion
David Loy

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. --Carl Jung Whenever Buddhism has spread to ...

When Life Is Unfair -- Feed the Right Wolf

Chiyoko Osborne | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Chiyoko Osborne

I always viewed the phrase "life is unfair" as negative. It felt to me the glass is half empty; why try when you'll fail anyway; the good guy comes i...

The Karma of GMO Food

David Loy | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion
David Loy

What does Buddhism have to say about genetically modified food? Needless to say, the Buddha didn't know anything about DNA, much less the possibilities of modifying it technologically.

The Three Poisons, Institutionalized

David Loy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
David Loy

The Buddha didn't say much about evil, but he spoke often about what are sometimes called the three roots of evil, also known as the "three poisons."

Not Resisting Resistance

Peter Russell | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Russell

So when you find something seeming to disturb your inner quiet -- whether it be a friend's behavior, some politician on TV or a passing fire engine -- pause and notice what is happening inside.

Right View: Seeing The World Through Buddha's Eyes

Lewis Richmond | Posted 07.15.2013 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

Seeing the world through Buddha's eyes is the work of a lifetime, one that constantly needs to be renewed at every life stage and in every societal circumstance.

Anti-Aging Creams And Potions: A Buddhist View

Lewis Richmond | Posted 11.06.2011 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

The Buddha taught three fundamental facts of life. They are true at any age, but aging brings them into sharper and more poignant focus.

Is Human Life a Mental Illness?

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Kisslinger

Gregory Bateson once cautioned us young people that if we were ever going to have a psychotic episode, we should try not to do it while in America, lest we get swept into its so-called Mental Health system and never return.