Tag Archive for: death

Transforming Suffering with Mindfulness

Sometimes called slogan or compassion training, the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Lojong uses aphorisms as a memory aid for transforming life's circumstances, whatever they may be, into an awakening of the heart.
Mexican Traditional day of the dead skulls full of joy

Mindfulness of Mortality

Contemplative practices and skills such as mindfulness and self-compassion can help resource us to face mortality with wisdom, live our lives with greater appreciation and presence, become more skillful supporters of our dying loved ones, and prepare for our own deaths in ways that decrease unnecessary suffering.