Diana Winston

Diana Winston is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, and a teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. She is the author of Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens. This piece will also appear in Shambhala Sun. Go to www.mindfulmom for her blog.

Recent Posts by Diana

Kung Fu Dharma

The journey from Vipassana to Kickyourassana.

Motherly Love

Thus spoke Buddha’s mother: Fine, fine, be enlightened. But would it kill you to call now and then?

Killing the Buddha

Fast Food Buddha

Hungry for enlightenment, an American Buddhist on retreat in Burma bites off more than she can chew.