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Susan Piver

Idiot Compassion and the Power of Sorrow

Susan Piver | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

When we clamp down on our inner experience or avoid emotions, the path to kindness is also obscured. Kindness toward others is actually synonymous with kindness toward self.

Can Success and Sex Sell Mindfulness?

Susan Piver | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

The point of mindfulness is not peace, nor is it bliss or transcendence. Rather, it shows you where your heart is hard. It unlocks all the tears you have been holding back and in so doing breaks your heart to the preciousness of your life, the uniqueness of your genius, the unending grief of your losses, and your immeasurable capacity to love.

Buddhism and Relationships: Three Stages to Heal a Broken Heart

Susan Piver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

With a broken heart, you see both how vast your longing for love is, and how impossible it is to make love safe. So what do you do with these two truths? This is your path.

The NICE Manifesto or How I Can Make the World More Peaceful

Susan Piver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Susan Piver

I'm struck by the deep well of tenderness that resides in each of us and how a broken heart puts you squarely in touch with that tenderness. I truly believe we are born to respect this tenderness.

For Valentine's Day: 3 Myths About Finding Love

Susan Piver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

Let's have a look at some of the myths about love that only set you up to fall for the bogus Cupid -- hook, line, and lingerie.

Book Publishers. Stop Scaring Me.

Susan Piver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Susan Piver

When it comes to the digitization of product and attempts to master/mangle the phenomenon of social media and file-sharing, the publishing business is where the music business was about 10 years ago.