We humans seem to really crave certainty. We crave the feeling of solid ground under our feet, and we seem to think we can outwit our vulnerability with our own conviction that we are right about so ...
Sometimes people become discouraged when they try meditation and see just how busy their minds are. They decide they are not able to meditate, and some of them even believe their intellect is so ...
Note that the Y axis on this chart and the one further down the page does not start at zero.
The National Snow & Ice Data Center has published its assessment of the extent of Arctic and ...
Responding to pleas from Texas Governor Greg Abbott the White House releases the following statement
“We plan to withdraw all US military personnel and close all bases by December 2015”
In a ...
The sign behind him was supposed to say IDIOT, but nobody could spell it.
The supposed _Jade Helm 15_ conspiracy may be the single stupidest thing to come out of Texas in 20 years, and for a state ...
It is completely counter-intuitive to turn in to suffering. In fact, most people spend their entire lives trying to aim for pleasure and avoid suffering. The problem with that strategy is that ...
If we claim we value diversity, why do so many of us shut down when faced with ideas, opinions and beliefs that seem to be opposed to our own? Does our appreciation for diversity end at the color of ...
If we uncover that still silent presence when we are in meditation, we can also uncover it in our day to day lives. In fact it is always there, patiently waiting for us to notice it, to give it our ...
This week we are very happy to announce that we are expanding our sittings to 11 PM Eastern Time, and we offer a warm welcome to Thanatokephaloides who will be sitting in as Co-host from 9:30 to 11 ...
It is so seductive to look outside ourselves and see all the things we consider wrong, the things we don’t like, the things that just shouldn’t be. However, when we do this we make enemies out ...