Just What Is Mindfulness?
Just What Is Mindfulness?
in Mindfulness by Nicholas T. Van Dam and Nick Haslam, University of Melbourne
You’ve probably heard of mindfulness. These days, it’s everywhere, like many ideas and practices drawn from Buddhist…
Are All Working Class Men Too Macho and Tough To Seek Help?
Are All Working Class Men Too Macho and Tough To Seek Help?
in Attitude Adjustments by Paul Simpson and Michael Richards, Edge Hill University
Men are bad at looking after their health, or so the received wisdom goes. Indeed, evidence has shown that men have…
Finding Beauty and Good Wherever We Go
Finding Beauty and Good Wherever We Go
in Spirituality & Mindfulness by Alan Cohen
Our minds are powerful indeed, powerful enough to connect with God through a wad of chewing gum. Everything is…
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Horoscope Current Week: October 16 to 22, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
It's Time To Take A Stand and Lead The Way
It's Time To Take A Stand and Lead The Way
in Performance by Will Wilkinson
“They,” whoever they are, say that if you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. What do you stand for? A…
Surprising Facts About How We Talk To Babies
Surprising Facts About How We Talk To Babies
in Parenting by Caspar Addyman, Goldsmiths, University of London
Here’s an experiment to try next time you meet a baby, try holding a normal conversation. It is very difficult, isn’t…
How to Talk to Yourself
How To Cut Through Negative Self-Talk
in Self-Help by Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.
When we become aware of our story lines -- the things we tell ourselves to keep from moving forward -- we can use…
Expanding the Boundaries of Our Standard Worldview
Expanding the Boundaries of Our Standard Worldview
in Creating Realities by Nan Moss with David Corbin
When confronted with something that perplexes or confounds us, we tend to attribute our lack of understanding to not…
Choosing Our Destiny By Picking A New Course Of Action
Choosing Our Destiny By Picking A New Course Of Action
in Life Changes by Eileen Workman
Sometimes, it’s useful to ask yourself: What do I gain by continuing the course of action I am taking, and what might I…
Why Asking What Causes Autism Is The Wrong Question
Why Asking What Causes Autism Is The Wrong Question
in Parenting by Lindsay O'Dell, The Open University and Charlotte Brownlow, University of Southern Queensland
The animal rights charity PETA recently made a link between autism and drinking cow’s milk. The article on its website…
Why Having The Sex Talk Early And Often With Your Kids Is Good For Them
Why Having The Sex Talk Early And Often With Your Kids Is Good For Them
in Communication by Veronica I. Johnson, The University of Montana and Guy Ray Backlund, New Mexico State University
Parents may be uncomfortable initiating “the sex talk,” but whether they want to or not, parents teach their kids about…
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The Desire for Safety, Security and Authenticity
in Fear and Worry by Colette Baron-Reid
Because of recent global financial upheavals, people are more aware than ever of their need to feel that the ground…
Finding Peace In Turbulent Times
Finding Peace In Turbulent Times
in Inspiration by Maresha Donna Ducharme
The possibility for creating peace must begin within each one of us as we become peaceful within ourselves. We are part…
Why People Like Government Nudges To Change Their Behavior?
Why People Like Government Nudges To Change Their Behavior?
in Behavior Modification by Cass Sunstein, Harvard University
Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago won the Nobel Prize for his extraordinary, world-transforming work in…
How A Growing Christian Movement Is Seeking To Change America
How A Growing Christian Movement Is Seeking To Change America
in Religions and Beliefs by Brad Christerson, Biola University and Richard Flory, University of Southern California
From Oct. 6 to 9, 2017, the National Mall in Washington, D.C. was filled with tents, worship music and prayer for the…
How To Connect with Your Inner Guide,  Essential Self and Inner Sanctuary
How To Connect with Your Inner Guide, Essential Self and Inner Sanctuary
in Meditation by Barbara Marx Hubbard
I strongly advocate cultivating an inner receptivity, an inner listening and attunement to the signals of the Essential…
Get Rid of Ambiguity and Feel Good About The Choices You Make
Get Rid of Ambiguity and Feel Good About The Choices You Make
in Perfectionism by Anne Tucker
Part of your life isn’t work­ing. The part of your life I’m talking about is wherever dissatisfaction and doubt are…
Why Restoring Morale Is Important To Mental Health In Difficult Times
Why Restoring Morale Is Important To Mental Health In Difficult Times
in Counseling by Joan Cook, Yale University
The term demoralization was originally coined in the 1970s by a psychiatrist who was seeing patients that didn’t quite…
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Mindfulness: What, Why, and How
in Mindfulness by Maarten Immink, University of South Australia
Remember then: there is only one time that is important – Now! It is the most important time because it is the only…
Sometimes One Head Is Better Than Two When It Comes To Decisions
Sometimes One Head Is Better Than Two When It Comes To Decisions
in Performance by Davide Valeriani, University of Essex
Decision making is an integral part of our everyday life. When it comes to important decisions, we generally want to…
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Why Your Brain Loves Feeling Outraged and Punishing People's Bad Behavior
in Anger Management by Molly Crockett
Get mad when you read the news these days? It's more than just what you're reading. When you perceives unfairness or…
What Business Can Learn From Buddhism
What Business Can Learn From Buddhism
in Religions and Beliefs by Haley A Beer, University of Warwick and Edward Gamble, Montana State University
Millennials, we are told, have a different attitude to work than their elders. They want to work for organisations…
How To Allow Yourself To Be Authentic When You’re Scared to Be Real
How To Allow Yourself To Be Authentic When You’re Scared to Be Real
in Relationships by Lori Deschene
We each speak around 16,000 words each day. But that number pales in comparison to all the things we don’t say. We want…
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Horoscope Previous Week: October 9 to 15, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
The Power of Archetypes: How to Use Universal Symbols to Understand Your Behavior and Reprogram Your Subconscious by Marie D. Jones
Be This, Not That! Archetypes As Tools for Transformation
in Creating Realities by Marie D. Jones
To not have inner harmony and balance is to walk through the world without a sense of being centered, grounded, and at…
Hollywood Stuntman’s Fear Blocking Technique
Hollywood Stuntman’s Fear Blocking Technique
in Fear and Worry by Curtis Rivers
I feel fear exactly as you do. I’m certainly no daredevil, despite what you might expect of a member of The Hollywood…
How To Align With Your Bliss and Your Spirit
How To Align With Your Bliss and Your Spirit
in Life Purpose by Marcus T. Anthony, Ph.D.
Choosing a dream is not enough. In the universe of light and darkness, of yin and yang, you will be asked to choose…
Oneness: Rediscovering the Garden of Eden
How to Reconnect with Oneness and Rediscover the Garden of Eden
in Religions and Beliefs by Sylvia Clute
Some religious teachings may start out as lessons in Oneness but, over time, they become distorted, reinterpreted to be…
Following A Hawai'ian Formula and Installing A New Life
A Hawai'ian Formula To Free Yourself and Install A New Life
in Family by Ulrich E. Duprée
Being happy is an attitude to life that is less determined by outside circumstances and more by inner qualities. A…
Your Pain Body and Your Joy Body: Which One Will You Feed?
Your Pain Body and Your Joy Body: Which One Will You Feed?
in Behavior Modification by Meg Beeler
Almost everyone carries accumulations of old emotional pain, what Eckhart Tolle calls the “pain-body.” This pain-body…
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Real Beauty Doesn't Need To Be Retouched
in Perfectionism by Maria Malone, Manchester Metropolitan University
The giant global photographic agency, Getty Images, has announced it plans to ban retouching of images of models “to…
Thinking Peace: How We Can Each Contribute To The Creation Of World Peace
Thinking Peace: How We Can Each Contribute To The Creation Of World Peace
in Creating Realities by Tim Ray
If we study the world’s metaphysical and spiritual teachings, whether they are from the East or the West, we see that…
AI Can Predict Whether Your Relationship Will Last Based On How You Speak To Your Partner
AI Can Predict Whether Your Relationship Will Last Based On How You Speak To Your Partner
in Couples by Ian McLoughlin, University of Kent
Any child (or spouse) who has been scolded for their tone of voice – such as shouting or being sarcastic – knows that…
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How Sharing Parenting Duties Could Be Key To Marital Bliss
in Couples by Leah Ruppanner, University of Melbourne; Melissa Milkie and Scott Schieman, University of Toronto
The quality of women’s relationships with their partner is diminished if they view their parenting division as unfair…
What Are Healthy Boundaries? Why Do You Need Them and How Do You Create Them?
Healthy Boundaries: Why You Need Them and How To Create Them
in Relationships by Dr. Synthia Andrews, ND
Your boundary is the place where you end and another begins. A boundary marks your emotional, physical, and energetic…
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How Child Abuse Can Alter The Adult Brain
in Behavior Modification by Katherine Gombay-McGill University
Child abuse and other traumatic childhood experiences may alter the brain, making the effects of trauma last into…
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How To Improve Children's Language Awareness At Primary School
in Parenting by Karen Roehr-Brackin and Angela Tellier, University of Essex
Young children have a lot to fit into each school day. So making the best use of the little time allocated to learning…
God Bless Us, Every One
What To Do When You See A Trauma Scene
in Meditation by Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW
When you see a trauma scene, or when you hear emergency vehicles, say, “I wish you well” or “God bless you, every one.”…
Criticism Leads to Anxiety and Fear
Criticism Leads to Anxiety, Fear, and Unhappiness
in Perfectionism by Carl Alasko, Ph.D.
Living with anxiety and fear creates unhappiness and despair in all our relationships. However, most of us suffer from…
Why Cognitive Ability Plays A Role In Attitudes To Equal Rights For Same-Sex Couples
Why Cognitive Ability Plays A Role In Attitudes To Equal Rights For Same-Sex Couples
in Behavior Modification by Francisco Perales, The University of Queensland
Recently, Alice Campbell and I revealed the demographic traits associated with people expressing support for equal…
How To Unplug from the "Eleventh Problem"
How To Unplug from the "Eleventh Problem"
in Meditation by Barbara Burke
For the ten problems of life — family troubles, work problems and money worries, finding your way in the world — I have…
Catching the Wave: Timing is of the Essence in Life
Catching the Wave: Timing is of the Essence in Life
in Intuitive Awareness by Von Braschler
Have you ever noticed how opportunities seem to drift your way at certain times like big waves that suddenly wash…
Relationships That Can Secure, Challenge, Or Befriend The Soul
Relationships That Can Secure, Challenge, Or Befriend The Soul
in Relationships by Ashok Bedi, M.D. & Boris Matthews, Ph.D.
Psychoanalyst Heinz Kohut identified three kinds of relationship experience. The first, in which another affirms the…
From Chaos to Order: Planning a New Life with New Habits
From Chaos to Order: Planning a New Life with New Habits
in Self-Help by Walter Ling, MD
When a habit forms, it indicates that the experience has been repeated a lot. When we call addictive behaviors…