Yamaoka Tesshu, as a young student of Zen, visited one master after another. He called upon Dokuon of Shokoku. Desiring to show his attainment, he...

I went to a high school with a big football team. I think the cult of high school athletics alone dissuades many young men and women...

"Samuel Beckett’s letters are full of the literary names he encountered through his work: authors he wrote about (Proust), poets he translated (Apollinaire), peers...

Over time, your mind will learn to disempower its thoughts. The things that worry you will begin to worry you less. Your goals will...

Pablo Picasso said, “Inspiration must find you working.” The hardest part of getting anything done is usually starting. This inability to begin comes from...

People often talk of art imitating life and vice-versa. The practice of mindfulness can turn your life into a work of art. With awareness,...

It’s an easy trap to get excited about a belief system or a school of thought and subsequently confine yourself to that system. If...

The cult of thought runs strong. You’re told that the world is becoming a better place simply because information is becoming more readily accessible....

Despite years of meditation and an engagement in spiritual practice, as well as a general self perception of being "open-minded", I find myself to...

Our age is full of cultural narratives of excess and maximization. Startups pride themselves on how "disruptive" they are, the idea being that you...

Conversations With Ego Guest post by Peter Taylor of ZenMister.com I – Tell me, Ego, how does it feel to be you? Ego: I could ask you the...

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