Meditation can help special-needs parents - A first-of-its kind study focuses on the parents of kids with special-needs. The thought of providing life-long care to a child brings on many stresses from financial to emotional. (Via Wildmind)
August is Metta Month! Take the 30-Day Meditation Challenge! - Compassion and loving kindness are inherent qualities of every human being and can be developed and cultivated through practice and training. Each and every person can learn to be more compassionate, kinder, and more patient -- it just takes effort. Make the effort and take the challenge -- commit to 30 days of lovingkindness practice with the entire Interdependence Project community.
Seeds of Hatred, Seeds of Peace - Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield trained as a monk in Burma 40 years ago; recently, he went back and observed first-hand the seemingly contradictory Buddhist campaign against Muslims there.