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Lovingkindness Meditation

Are You My My Mother?

Doug Binzak | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

It's my mother's birthday this week, and I have been spending a lot of time thinking fondly of her. But I know that I am fortunate to have had a great relationship with my mom. For many of us, let's just acknowledge that this relationship can be a bit more... complicated.

Excavating The Heart Through Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

Noah Levine | Posted 03.27.2012 | Religion
Noah Levine

When I first heard the Buddhist teachings on lovingkindness, compassion and forgiveness, I was incredibly skeptical. I saw those heart qualities as undesirable and perhaps unsafe.

Opening The Heart With Lovingkindness

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

Everyone loses touch with their aspiration, and we need the heart to return to what we really care about. All of this is based on developing greater lovingkindness and compassion.

Election Hangovers: 3 Things To Do The Morning After

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

While some might naturally resist the idea of reconciliation, it's a perfect antidote to the sometimes toxic environment of American electoral politics. It's the change we need.