“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.”
Car shopping can make you a better person… or it can make you want to lick doorknobs.
Whether in life, at work, or in relationships, who or what showed you the better side of things?
My journey through the excesses of young manhood and into Zen Buddhism
J. Parrish Lewis is looking for peace while washing dishes.
Yardwork offers us 6 lessons about recovery
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept.◊♦◊When it comes to making, saving, or wasting time, I’ve made a…
Sometimes the answer is just waiting for you. All you have to do is let go.
Jesse Kornbluth on the ideas of Shunryu Suzuki, the Zen monk responsible for bringing Zen to America, and how his ideas on Buddhism and Zen developed.
After a car accident left her with “emotional amnesia” Theresa Byrne was dismayed that the first emotion to return was one she’d always considered useless.
Louise Thayer bucks conventional wisdom and says, yes, sweat the small stuff.
I don’t have to act. I can just sit.
“So I say to you tonight, friends: The best defense against bullshit is vigilance. So, if you smell something, say something.”–Jon Stewart, in his last episode of the Daily Show
At the heart of simplicity is slowing down and savoring the simple pleasures that life gives us.
Matthew Rozsa shares his secret for not worrying about the end of world and everything else that makes him anxious.
Brian Beatty offers a brief, Zen-like meditation.