Just Play

Just Play

A couple of years ago I bought something called the Mindfulness Coloring Book, along with a small packet of colored pencils. It was the first coloring book purchase I’d ever made for myself, and the first one I’d used without sitting down with small...
Just Play

Suffering and Liberation

Buddhism is a natural foundation for racial justice activism. In fact, the Buddha was quoted as saying, “I teach only two things: suffering and the end of suffering.” As I continue to learn more about the pervasive racial suffering in the United States,...
Being Mindful Under Pressure

Being Mindful Under Pressure

By Alexandra DeMarco, Guest Writer As a busy college student, I often find that it can be difficult to live and act mindfully. With ever-decreasing acceptance rates, the academic environment in collegiate America has gradually grown more and more competitive. This...