On Being Column

Sharon is a regular columnist for On Being, the Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast with Krista Tippett, and Webby Award-winning website. Her monthly column is featured on Mondays.

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    ON BEING COLUMN - We Can't Survive in a State of Constant Agitation
    October 3, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Cheri Maples Showed Me How Blessed Our Lives Were
    August 10, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Your Three Feet of Influence
    July 14, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Love Doesn’t Make Us Stupid — It Makes Us Brave
    May 31, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - A Standing Meditation for Self-Care
    May 15, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Gut-Wrenching Process of Befriending Ourselves
    April 18, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - How to Train Your Brain to See Beyond Us Versus Them
    March 21, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Conscious Effort Real Love Requires
    February 13, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Paths We Take Tumble Together
    January 10, 2017
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Letting Go of Fear to Face What's Real
    November 21, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Voting Is an Exercise in Empathy
    October 24, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Hardship We Accept
    September 26, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Dealing With Difficult Emotions
    August 15, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Kindness Rebellion
    July 11, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - A New Vision of Kindness
    June 12, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Care for the Caregiver
    June 2, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - A North Star of Integrity
    May 3, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - A Safe Space in Equanimity
    April 9, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Happiness Is an Arm of Resilience
    March 29, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - With Doubt A Sense of Exclusion
    March 20, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Some Things Just Hurt
    March 14, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Tyranny of Aspiration
    March 5, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN The Truth of Change
    February 27, 2016
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    ON BEING COLUMN The Threads of the Past
    December 29, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Capacity to Connect
    December 22, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Role of Acting with Intention
    December 19, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Seeing Anger
    December 9, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Statue of Liberty
    November 24, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Getting Over Guilt
    November 17, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Self-Hatred Within Us
    November 9, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Irony of Attachment
    November 2, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Right Effort of Beginning Again
    October 27, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Cupping Our Hands to Grace
    October 20, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG What's In Avoidance
    October 15, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Spaciousness of What Is
    October 6, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Concentric Circles of Connection & Lovingkindness
    September 30, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG It All Happens & Nothing Lasts
    September 24, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Dropping Through Our Reactions
    September 16, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG How We Identify, How We Live
    September 2, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG To Separate Our Dreams from Others' Fears
    August 25, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Forgiveness Can Be Bittersweet
    August 18, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Enmity Remained
    August 13, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG May You Know the Fearlessness of an Open Heart
    August 5, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Three Personality Types of Buddhist Psychology
    July 25, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG Proximity Leads to Understanding
    July 16, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG The Dalai Lama
    July 5, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - To Be Home Everywhere, Especially Where I Live
    June 29, 2015
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    ON BEING BLOG When Fear Arises
    June 23, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Path From Bright Faith to Verified Faith
    June 14, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Does Creativity Have to Come from Suffering?
    June 7, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Moral Quality of Our Own Intentions
    May 31, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Fractal Moment: An Invitation to Begin Again
    May 27, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Everything We Do Matters
    May 24, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Mysterious Junction of Suffering & Love
    May 17, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - Delusion Is a Hindrance to Insight
    May 14, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Challenges of Seeing Meditation Only Through a Scientific Lens
    May 9, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Real Power of Generosity
    May 5, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - The Pain of Caregiving & the Privilege of Suffering
    May 4, 2015
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    ON BEING COLUMN - What Does Mindfulness Really Mean Anyway?
    April 26, 2015


May all beings be happy ♡