Featured Articles and Journals: working with emotions

August 21, 2014
My daughter, at water's edge on River Street in Sea Bright, NJ
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June 10, 2013
Honoring my story while putting one foot in front of the other
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February 23, 2013
It is important to have a healthy self image and healthy self regard."Of course," you may say, but are you so grounded and alive in healthy self regard that it is easy to handle emotional states and moods? Because that's what it takes!We often get...
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February 23, 2012
Listen. That drill outside the window, They're fixing the street so it won't collapse under us. On the subway, a baby howls. Pull out your earbuds, Breathe in her high-pitched wails. The heart of the world is bleeding, and she can't shut the valves...
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June 23, 2011
In the movie X-Men: First Class, a prequel in which we meet the younger, more innocent versions of the characters from the later movies, the ever-wise and telepathic Charles Xavier (later known as Professor X) coaches Erik -- the vengeful, angry...
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May 24, 2011
  Like many people, my initial experience with meditation was solely as a relaxation technique.  I'm grateful to have learned its basic principles in my yoga classes, where we were taught to sit quietly and breathe calmly, and...
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February 25, 2011
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter) I thought it was good to take a moment to talk about Buddhist perspectives on working with emotions. The three quotes below come from three of my personal teachers, beginning with my main teacher Sakyong...
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October 26, 2010
Take a 2,600-year-old spiritual tradition from Asia and drop it into the blender of postmodern American consumer culture. Add science and multiculturalism to taste, and mix at Internet speed. This is 21st-Century Buddhism -- a weekly blog for the...
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October 8, 2010
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating?...
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