What is self-care?

  We talk a lot about self-care, especially if we’re in the helping industries. Someone told me that they recently got an email from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office focused on self-care, addressed obviously to people who are political activists –they’re people...

What is anger and what is anger not?

From the Buddhist perspective, attachment is a neurotic neediness to get what I want every second, and the moment it’s thwarted anger is what arises. Because attachment is a fantasy it’s not sustainable, the bubble has to burst, and it has nowhere to go but to...

Why should we forgive our enemies?

Seen from our own vantage point there are three categories of beings on this earth: friends, enemies, and strangers: those we adore, those we don’t like, and the rest – the vast majority – those we couldn’t care less about. It’s just the way we are and we never...