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Joan Halifax

Compassion: Learning to Care for Oneself and Others

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

Without self-care and self-compassion we cannot be effective caregivers for extended period of times. Self-care can include joining a support group, meditation or other mind-body class, a spiritual support-group or other self-care approaches.

Find Your Own Strength: 6 Tips for Women Leaders

Omega Institute | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Omega Institute

When we are riding the waves of life and feel especially tossed and turned by its storms, Elizabeth Lesser beckons us to drop anchor and root firmly in our emotional center of kindness, compassion and interconnectedness.

Depression, Desire, Addiction: Is Meditation the Answer to Changing Your Brain?

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Whether you struggle with addiction and desire, counsel, teach or study, sit down, rest on the breath, come home to your own tender heart.

5 Tips for Living With the Stress of Cancer and Serious Illness, Part 2

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Susan Bauer Wu Shows Us the Healing Power of Mindfuless and a Tender Heart for Cancer Patients, Cancer Survivors, Caregivers and Those Living With Ser...

Is Our Society's 'Voldemort' the Concept of Death Itself?

Doug Binzak | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

We have tried so hard to anesthetize ourselves from the perceived horror of death that most of us have cut ourselves off from knowing how to deal with this profound and inevitable aspect to life.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up, September 11-18

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.18.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Koren Zen Masters, Pat Roberston, immigration, status Of women in the Bible, Our Lady Of Guadalupe, and designing our own religion -- it has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

Joan Halifax, a Fearless Source of Hard-Earned Wisdom

Pat Mitchell | Posted 11.08.2011 | Women
Pat Mitchell

Joan Halifax is one of those people who doesn't just live life, she dives into the depths of it --fearlessly -- and comes back up to the surface to share her hard-earned wisdom with the rest of us.