Your Darkest Moments Could Be The Beginning of Your Life Change
How Your Darkest Moments Can Be The Start of Your New Life
in Life Changes by Mark Bowness
Whether it's the end of a relationship, the struggle to get a job, or an overwhelming sense of hopelessness and lack of…
How Mass Consciousness Is Being Manipulated
How Mass Consciousness Is Being Manipulated
in Attitude Adjustments by Dr. Mike Sosteric, Athabasca University
We like to think of our memories as sepia celluloid snippets of our life upon this Earth.
Painful Memory: Let It Go & Be Happy
Learn to Let Go of Painful Memories and Be Happy
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Jonathan Parker
People set themselves up for difficulties through their memories of pain. For instance, in the past, you or someone you…
How Can You Make It Easier To Wake Up In The Morning?
How Can You Make It Easier To Wake Up In The Morning?
in Performance by Crystal Grant and Siobhan Banks, University of South Australia
Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.
How To Let Go of Anger and Hatred and Create Loving-Friendliness
How To Let Go of Anger and Hatred and Create Loving-Friendliness
in Anger Management by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
We can replace angry or hostile thoughts with thoughts of loving-friendliness. Loving-friendliness radiates to the…
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Horoscope Current Week: December 11 to 17, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Seeing Through and Decoding Your Life Story
Seeing Through and Decoding Your Life Story
in Life Purpose by Nauman Naeem MD
Your life story is the accumulation of experi­ences you have had in the physical realm, but it is not who you are in…
Attempting To Un­derstand Love and the Mechanisms Leading To Happiness
Attempting To Un­derstand Love and the Mechanisms Leading To Happiness
in Relationships by Armin A. Zadeh
We all have hopes, dreams, and desires that inspire our lives. We all strive to attain happiness in life. If we agree…
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Monsters In My Closet – How A Geographer Began Mining Myths
in Intuition & Awareness by Patrick D. Nunn, University of the Sunshine Coast
So you think the Loch Ness Monster never existed? That the story is a cunningly cobbled-together fiction intended to…
What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?
What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?
in Happiness & Success by Ira Israel
Colloquially, “being authentic” usually describes someone sincerely speaking his deep inner thoughts, a supposedly…
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How To Avoid Sexual Harassment At The Office Christmas Party
in Anger Management by Philip Hancock and Melissa Tyler, University of Essex
With the Christmas party season upon us, many will be dreading much more than simply the prospect of small talk over…
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What If Consciousness Is Not What Drives The Human Mind?
in Intuition & Awareness by David A Oakley, UCL and Peter Halligan, Cardiff University
Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which…
Why Do We Always Seem To Repeat The Same Lesson?
Why Do We Always Seem To Repeat The Same Lesson?
in Relationships by Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D.
Have you ever noticed that lessons tend to repeat themselves? Does it seem as if you married or dated the same person…
Why Trump's Evangelical Supporters Welcome His Move On Jerusalem
Why Trump's Evangelical Supporters Welcome His Move On Jerusalem
in Religions and Beliefs by Julie Ingersoll, University of North Florida
President Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, Dec. 6 that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel…
The YES Frequency: Learning New Ways of Being
Learning New Ways of Being by Saying Yes! Yes! Yes!
in Happiness & Success by Gary Quinn
What awaits you if you are willing to trust the unlimited frequency of YES will be an extraordinarily rewarding life,…
The Horror And Pleasure Of Misused Words
The Horror And Pleasure Of Misused Words
in Communication by Roslyn Petelin, The University of Queensland
American film director Judd Apatow once confessed to Stephen Colbert that he’d been mispronouncing his wife's name for…
Are We Born Optimistic? Or Is It a Coping Skill We Learn as Adults?
Are We Born Optimistic? Or Is It a Coping Skill We Learn as Adults?
in Behavior Modification by Lori Markson
There's one brain bias that affects 80% of adults and it has a familiar name you may not expect: optimism. It can be…
Money Can Buy Happiness If You Know How to Spend It
Money Can Buy Happiness If You Know How to Spend It
in Happiness & Success by Michael Norton
Do you really need a lot of stuff to be happy? Science says that the opposite is true. But that doesn’t help us…
How To Conquer Life's Challenges by Looking Inside Yourself
How To Conquer Life's Challenges by Looking Inside Yourself
in Life Changes by Cornel West
Thriving in life requires fortitude. It's a strength that Professor Cornel West refers to as spiritual fortitude. What…
Your Face Makes the First Impression—What Does It Say?
Your Face Makes the First Impression—What Does It Say?
in Behavior Modification by Alexander Todorov
So in the early days, including from the time of Aristotle and later in the 16th and 17th century most of physiognomy…
How Some Interfaith Families Solve The December Dilemma
How Some Interfaith Families Solve The December Dilemma
in Religions and Beliefs by Jarret Bencks-Brandeis University
American families blend a mix of religious identities and traditions today more than ever. These interfaith dynamics…
Look Before You Leap! Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius
Look Before You Leap! Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius
in Retrograde Planets by Sarah Varcas
Mercury stations retrograde in the final degree of Sagittarius, reminding us that sometimes it really is worth looking…
Grace and Purity of Heart: Becoming Whole-Hearted
Why It's Time to Drop the Hypocrisy & Walk Our Talk
in Inspiration by Rashmi Khilnani
Keep moving on the spiritual path from the lower truth to higher truth, until you come to that place deep within you,…
How Regular Bedtimes Prevent Children From Getting A Poor Start in Life
How Regular Bedtimes Prevent Children From Getting A Poor Start in Life
in Parenting by Yvonne Kelly, UCL
What happens in the early years of a person’s life has a profound effect on how they fare later on. Thousands of…
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Horoscope Previous Week: December 4 to 10, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Easing Fear in Children (and Adults)
Easing Fear in Children (and Adults)
in Fear and Worry by Brent Feinberg
Many of the fears that parents have and try to hide from their children are not quite hidden. Emotional fears,…
Creating a Better World: The Shadow and the Vision
Creating a Better World: The Shadow and the Vision
in Life Changes by Kent Nerburn
We Americans are caught in a web of our own cre­ation. We celebrate the individual; we praise self-reliance. We have…
How Meditation Can Manage Chronic Pain and Stress
How Meditation Can Manage Chronic Pain and Stress
in Meditation by Daniel Goleman
If you want to feel less pain, meditate more often. According to this new research, it can genuinely erase the…
Befriending the Shadow Self
Only the Shadow Knows: Befriending Your Shadow
in Perfectionism by Kate O'Connell, LPC
Conformity is how we have been conditioned to participate in a false sense of security which results in us being out of…
How We Are Being Manipulated by Psychology and Advertising
How We Are Being Manipulated in Trivial to Momentous Situations
in Creating Realities by Howard G. Charing
Although propaganda is as ancient as civilization itself, it has taken on a new force with the ubiquitous power of…
How Cult Leaders Exploit A Basic Psychological Need
How Cult Leaders Exploit A Basic Psychological Need
in Religions and Beliefs by Lou Manza, Lebanon Valley College
Charles Manson, who died Nov. 19, famously attracted a coterie of men and women to do his bidding, which included…
Brain Scans Reveal Why Rewards And Punishments Don't Seem To Work On Teenagers
Brain Scans Reveal Why Rewards And Punishments Don't Seem To Work On Teenagers
in Parenting by Gina Rippon, Aston University
Parents and teachers are painfully aware that it’s nearly impossible to get a teenager to focus on what you think is…
How to Live Happily-Ever-After on a Day-to-Day Basis
How to Be Happy on a Day-to-Day Basis
in Happiness & Success by M.J. Ryan
I once read a quote by Hugh Downs that said, “A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but…
Do Different Drinks Make You Different Drunk?
Do Different Drinks Make You Different Drunk?
in Performance by Nicole Lee, Curtin University
Reports of a study linking different kinds of alcoholic drinks with different mood states were making the rounds…
Should We Aim For Perfection And Stop Fearing Failure?
Should We Aim For Perfection And Stop Fearing Failure?
in Perfectionism by Jon Bowers
Sometimes trying your best isn't enough; when the situation demands it, you need to be perfect.
How To Help Children Recover From The Trauma Of Disaster
How To Help Children Recover From The Trauma Of Disaster
in Parenting by Florence Halstead, University of Hull
In any culture, children hit by a natural disaster will see family members undergo huge amounts of stress and worry.…
"I Am Truly Sorry for Causing You Pain"
I Am Truly Sorry for Causing You Pain
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Roberta Maisel
Forgiveness is radical. Both forgiving and asking for forgiveness go against deeply ingrained psychological and…
The Quality of Mercy: Choosing Kindness and Love
The Quality of Mercy: Choosing Kindness and Love
in Relationships by Alan Cohen
An elementary schoolteacher asked her students to describe in a sentence, “What is love?” The teacher received many…
Prayer Works: Try It and Persist!
Prayer Works: Try It and Persist!
in Religions and Beliefs by Joyce Vissell
There is a large billboard sign along the Saw Mill River Parkway north of New York City that reads in big bold letters,…
Is There's More To Life Than Being Happy?
Is There's More To Life Than Being Happy?
in Happiness & Success by Emily Esfahani Smith
Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there's a more fulfilling path?
Daily Life
How To Find Your Unique Path and Make Your Daily Life A Meditation
in Mindfulness by Marc Allen
You will never be Jesus or Mother Teresa or Buddha or Pema Chodron or Buckminster Fuller or Eckhart Tolle (to name a…
White Children's Bias Towards Other White Children Is Not Due To Prejudice
White Children's Bias Towards Other White Children Is Not Due To Prejudice
in Parenting by Amanda Williams, University of Bristol
Research has consistently shown that white individuals display implicit bias favouring white people over black people –…
The Path of Transformation: Dealing with Trust, Fear, and the Need to Control
The Path of Transformation: Dealing with Trust, Fear, and the Need to Control
in Inspiration by Rasha
No sooner had I made the decision to spend several months in the mountains of northern New Mexico, than my inner…
Why Men Also Get Postnatal Depression
Why Men Also Get Postnatal Depression
in Parenting by Andrew Mayers, Bournemouth University
Over the past few years, there has been an increase in media reports about postnatal depression and other maternal…
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