Arts & Creativity

Natalie Goldberg’s bestseller Writing Down the Bones inspired thousands to take up writing as a spiritual practice. Now she teaches us the art of memoir. In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Old Friend from Far Away, Goldberg offers some lessons on exploring and understanding our personal history.

Barry Boyce talks to Parlan McGaw, who leads Meditation for Actors in New York City, about how mindfulness can help one deal with the ups and downs of an acting career.