How to Go Through Life with Love in Your Heart

By Eve Ekman — 2020

A Q&A with Tara Brach about offering radical compassion to yourself and others.

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Reaching Out for Compassion

At a weekend workshop I led, one of the participants, Marian, shared her story about the shame and guilt that had tortured her.

Why To Say F**k It To Your Diet

Stop making food such a big thing. If you’ve lost your job and your girlfriend’s dumped you, then have a frickin’ chocolate bar. In fact, get a cab down to the nearest candy factory and do the tour where you can scoop up fistfuls and stuff them into your mouth. You’ll feel better.

Compassion Means Business At LinkedIn

I recently interviewed Scott Shute, Head of Mindfulness and Compassion at LinkedIn on his thoughts about compassionate leadership.

Release Limiting Beliefs to Realize Your Truest Potential

If we take the time to consistently relearn ourselves, we can reconnect to our truth every single day.

I Tried Meditation That Mimics the Effects of a Psychedelic Trip, and It Made Me Realize I Need to Be Kinder to Myself

I did an hour-long psychedelic breathwork course that left me crying, tingly, and sweaty.

Which Personality Types Are Most Likely to Be Happy?

We all want more well-being in our lives.

Go Ahead, Talk to Yourself. It's Normal —And Good for You.

Talking to yourself isn’t just normal, it’s good for your mental health — if you have the right conversations.

Tap into Your Compassion to Push Out Negativity

Our most negative encounters can sometimes offer us great spiritual guidance.

Does Mindfulness Make You More Compassionate?

Mindfulness is more than just moment-to-moment awareness, says Shauna Shapiro. It is a kind, curious awareness that helps us relate to ourselves and others with compassion.

Trance of ‘Unreal Other’

The truth is: Without a genuine willingness to let in the suffering of others, our spiritual practice remains empty.