Month: September 2016

Bigly and Braggadocious

As Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed at their first debate on Monday over which one has the “stamina” and “temperament” to be president, more than a few viewers turned to the internet to understand exactly what those words

Podcast with J. Brown; Pump Up the Yoga?

I had the pleasure of speaking with J. Brown last month for his weekly podcast on yoga and related topics. J is a super nice guy. His podcast, if you haven’t heard it, is thoroughly enjoyable, largely because of his

Two of Wands and the Unseen Worlds

Here is my latest column from

Mirabai Bush: On Being

Krista Tippett’s radio show, On Being, consistently showcases scientists, artists, writers, and the brightest, creative minds to discuss the question, “what does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live?” This past week’s show with Mirabai

The Sunday Routine of Koshin Paley Ellison, Monk and Zen Teacher

In 2007, Koshin Paley Ellison and Robert Chodo Campbell founded the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, a nonprofit in Chelsea that offers meditation training and study programs for medical professionals and caregivers. Since then, they and their students

What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew

A teacher’s insights from asking students to finish the sentence, “I wish my teacher knew…” Read the full story here