When you think of mindfulness, what do you envision in your head? Do you think of a person sitting absolutely still with their legs-crossed and their eyes closed? This is how most people typically think of mindfulness, but this isn’t the only way to do it. For those who find … [Read more...] about Learn the art of walking mindfully from this zen master
Is nothing something?
Why does the world exist? What should you do when you feel sad? These questions are basic but the answers are elusive. Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist Zen Master and best–selling author, answers these questions and others posed by children in his new book Is Nothing Something? … [Read more...] about Is nothing something?
How laughter can keep you on your spiritual path
Carmel Wroth | August 2009 issue Photograph: Money Sharma/EPA/Corbis A few years ago, I traveled throughout India looking for spiritual inspiration. Naturally, I wasn’t the first person to have done this. At all the temples, ashrams and holy mountains, I found crowds of … [Read more...] about How laughter can keep you on your spiritual path