Matt Bieber

Matt Bieber has recently completed a masters in Buddhist Studies and is now training to be an elementary school teacher. He blogs at The Wheat and Chaff.

Written by Matt Bieber

Riding the storms; detail from artwork by Kinuko Y Craft. Photo by National Geographic/Corbis

Essay/
Mental health
Learning to fall apart

My OCD had been creating vivid, painful rituals for years. So could Buddhist ritual give me a means to fight back?

Matt Bieber