My Journey Through the World of Rich-People Meditation Products

Is it possible to buy your way to enlightenment? I tried to find out.


A Cynic’s Guide to Meditation

After a string of upsetting life events, I threw myself headfirst into meditation to deal with my anxieties—despite my apprehension that the practice was yet another bit of BS modernity.


When Meditation Goes Wrong

For some people, meditating can lead to severe complications, from depression to traumatic flashbacks.


Black Friday Special: 11 Ways to Find Inner Calm on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year

Make Black Friday your own with these totally free ideas for how to spend the day without an iota of buyers' remorse.


I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me,' I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.


Welcome to Rehab

“I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die.”


I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.


How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others, According to Experts

The grass isn't always greener on the other side; it all depends on the ways you think about yourself and others.


My Day of Wellness Made Me Feel Like Crap

Cupping. Guided Meditation. Alternate nostril breathing. Cryotherapy. Sensory deprivation float tank. I did it all—and more—on the same day.


I Tried to Find Spiritual Enlightenment at a Music Festival

At Bhakti Fest, you'll find no alcohol, no meat, no cheese, no cigarettes, and no drugs—but you might find yourself.


Would Meditation Make Trump a Better President?

How mindfulness could transform our political discourse, and maybe even the White House. Maybe.


Can Meditation Cure Erectile Dysfunction?

One of the side effects on the path to boundless perception is, for many, boundless boners.