Long practiced to purify body and mind, the discipline of fasting finds new relevance in modern research that points to powerful benefits to abstaining from food.
The Power of Placebo
New science tells us that, in some cases, simply believing in a cure can be enough to make it work, says writer Joseph Dispenza.
The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence
A former monk shares the benefits of the spiritual practice of silence after a y…
Take It or Leave It: 5 Affirmations for letting go
Decades after leaving monastic life, the author continues to find freedom in his vow of poverty.