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Letter from the Publisher: The Whale Child

Sometimes it takes a while to see the box you’ve been living in.  Such was the case for North Atlantic Books with Keith and Chenoa Egawa’s poignant children’s book The Whale Child, which we released together on October 13, 2020.  The book had first come to our attention over three years prior when a freelance …continue

Walk No. 3: Walking Awake through Your Living Space

Walking Awake through Your Living Space The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. —JON KABAT-ZINN   OVERVIEW This may seem like an odd name for a walk, since unless we’re sleepwalking, we’re always awake as …continue

Walk No. 23: Gratitude Walk

Walk 23: Gratitude Walk Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. —ZIG ZIGLAR   OVERVIEW In nearly every talk I’ve given, when asked what one thing someone could do to improve their life, …continue

Walk No. 29: Soft Gaze Walk

Walk 29: Soft Gaze Walk If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. —WAYNE DYER   OVERVIEW How you look at the world is how you see the world, and there’s more than one way to look at the world. The Soft Gaze Walk invites you to see …continue

Walk No. 25: Centering Walk (a.k.a. Walking from Your Center)

Walk 25: Centering Walk (a.k.a. Walking from Your Center)   My strength comes from my abdomen. It’s the center of gravity and the source of real power. —BRUCE LEE   Overview “I’m feeling uncentered.” “He’s off his center.” “She’s totally centered.” The idea of being “centered” or “uncentered” in our daily lives is not uncommon. …continue

Transcending: On Pride

We asked the contributors of Transcending: Trans Buddhist Voices if they’d be willing to share their thoughts this Pride month: whether they’re celebrating, what it’s like to be sheltered-in-place, how they are connecting and finding community, and how they choose to show up. This Pride has been different for myriad reasons: situated amidst a pandemic …continue