meditation

Transition to Trump signals time for inner change

If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him…We need not wait to see what others do. ~...
Joanna Gaskell as the Pilot in "Grounded". Photo by Emily Bayrock.

Fringe Reviews: Grounded and Not Enough

Two one-woman shows, on opposite sides of anxiety and despair

The Joy of Living: Calming the Mind

When I first started to meditate, I thought that the point of sitting cross-legged on a cushion was get to a state of “no thought.” I viewed thoughts themselves as a problem — it turns out this is a...

An intense month: your numerology cycles for September 1–15

“The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first grey hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too...

Meditation and chronic pain

If neither you nor anyone immediate to you has had chronic pain, it is nearly impossible to relate to.

A final Zen koan: so bloody what?

Mystical searching has become a hodgepodge. The art of breaking ground with your shovel and digging deep in one spot has become rare.