I’ll always remember my dad warning me about yellow jackets: “They get more aggressive in the fall. They’re about to die.”

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How a story told by a Vietnamese Buddhist monk is helping me navigate the Covid-19 culture wars.

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It’s simply an idea that describes certain behaviors many men have been taught make a “real man.”

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Ask something like, “What do you need?” Or, “Do you want advice or for me to just listen?”


As cases rise and anti-vaxxers dig their heels in the ground, I’m feeling things that sound a lot like symptoms of “burnout.”

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“The success or failure of a couple’s repair attempts is one of the primary factors in whether [a relationship] is likely to flourish or flounder.”

By Franck Mahon

Roshi Joan Halifax, who has spent countless hours with the dying, tells us to have a “strong back, soft front.”

Zen Buddhist priest Roshi Joan Halifax in 2011. (Source: Joan Halifax)

“Strong back, soft front.”

You’ll never get what you really want if let your inner rock star run your life.

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How to get to know your shame so it doesn’t haunt every decision you make.

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In today’s distracted world, you actually have to put effort into getting enough rest.

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Jeremy Mohler

Writer, meditation teacher, and host of the “Meditation for the 99%” podcast. Get meditation tips straight to your email inbox: jeremymohler.blog/signup

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