The Swim of Awakening
The Happiness Track: The Simple Guide to Being Wonderful
Consider a different way to define success.
Our Walk in the World: Distributing the WeightI was moved by our conversation last night. I understand how you feel the presence of suffering always in the background, juxtaposed against the peaceful times and moments of abund…
The Commons: Slowing the Flow of Storm Water
How to be a more conscientious custodian of the water that runs through our lives
5 Questions for Dan Millman
Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior, talks about how its message is still relevant today.
Real Love Is an Ability: An Interview with Sharon Salzberg
Real love is love that is no longer dependent on another person. Instead, love comes from a sense of inner abundance. It’s the natural overflow from a capacity you’ve developed within.
When Your Practice Gives You a Shove
The invitation can upend your life in ways you never expected—and create great joy. How will you respond?
Is Homeopathy Stupid?
Homeopaths believe and their patients believe, and that combined fantasy works great until the body can’t heal itself. Or so I believed…
The Swim of Awakening with Brené Brown
In the absence of data, we will always make up stories. It’s how we are hardwired. In fact, the need to make up a story, especially when we are hurt, is part of our most primitive survival wiring. But these stories are typically not true.
Why It’s Better to Eat a Cow than a Hen or a Sow
The “dismal science” of economics looks at reducing cruelty.
What helped is that I finally found a purpose for this sometimes-excruciating feeling.
Are Dietary Supplements Really Necessary?
Most of us eat too much, and many of us eat healthy, so… Why take extra anything?
And This Is How Our World Will Change
Those who have deeply suffered know the only way to attain authentic and lasting contentment is to turn our hearts outward in service to those who are suffering. Here are two stories…
Wise Selfishness Rather than Foolish Selfishness
A conversation with the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu on the realization that nothing beautiful comes without some suffering.
Six Lessons from the Sea
After a couple of decades of surfing and traveling, and writing about surfing and traveling, these are six lessons that I use every day.
Toolbox: Ocean Aware
The choices we make on land make a huge difference to the health of our oceans; consider these gems found by S&H as your way to give back to the big blue.
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Book Review: All Our Waves Are Water
Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride
Book Review: Fulfilled
How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life
Book Review: The Secret Life of the Mind
How Your Brain Thinks, Feels, and Decides
Book Review: Strange Contagion
Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves