A new year and a fresh start

Many cultures celebrate the coming of a new year. And for all of them it brings the promise, the optimism, of a new start. Tibetans, for example, love their New Year celebrations. They start the night before the first day of the First Month, and go on for fifteen...

Change is natural

Everything changes, we know that. There’s nothing that begins that doesn’t end. But why is change often so painful? According to the Buddha it’s because we have so much attachment for things to be the way we want them, we can’t stand it when things turn out...