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Metta (Loving Kindness) Resources

Metta, also known as Loving Kindness, helps grow our capacity to offer tenderness and friendliness towards ourselves and others. Below are a handful of resources to learn more. Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness - written by Sharon Salzberg, this book is…

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Self-Compassion Resources

Self-compassion is when we offer kindness to ourselves in the midst of suffering or difficulty. It involves being motivated to both recognize and tend to the hurts within us. It also asks us to feel into our shared humanity –…

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Nourish and Calm with Breath

Breath is by nature portable, we take it with us wherever we go. As a meditation tool, Meditation Teacher Sharon Salzberg has been known to point out its “stealthy” nature. Since we’re always breathing, no one needs to know we’re…

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Loving-Kindness as a Practice in Attitude

Metta is a Pali word and Buddhist concept generally translated into English as loving or friendly. Not surprisingly, Metta is often referred to as Loving-Kindness in the West. A classic Metta practice consists of repeating four well-wishes over five rounds.…

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The Compassionate Nature of Mindfulness

I was invited to write on the inherently compassionate nature of mindfulness for Source Yoga. Below is an excerpt. “It takes boldness, even audacity, to step out of our habitual patterns and experiment with a quality like kindness – to…

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