Steps to Follow to Attain a State of Meditative Listening
Steps to Follow to Attain a State of Inner Listening
in Meditation by J. Donald Walters
What is meditation? Here is a good definition: Meditation is listening. It is listening not only with the ear, but with…
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Are Left Handed People More Gifted Than Others?
in Attitude Adjustments by Giovanni Sala and Fernand Gobet, University of Liverpool
The belief that there is a link between talent and left-handedness has a long history. Leonardo da Vinci was…
How The Rules Of Being A Dad Are Changing As Gender Roles Continue To Blur
How The Rules Of Being A Dad Are Changing As Gender Roles Continue To Blur
in Parenting by Abigail Locke, University of Bradford
These days, the idea of the hard-working, emotionally distant and frequently absent father figure seems like a…
Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law.
What Sharia Law Really Means
in Religions and Beliefs by Asma Afsaruddin, Indiana University
Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law.
How To Reduce Injuries In Kids That Don't Involve Wrapping Them In Bubble Wrap
How To Reduce Injuries In Kids That Don't Involve Wrapping Them In Bubble Wrap
in Parenting by Kate Hunter and Lisa Keay, George Institute for Global Health
We all do our best to protect our kids from harm, but the adventures of childhood usually come with at least a few…
Overcoming Perfectionism and Getting Things Done
Overcome the Procrastination of Perfectionism and Get Things Done
in Perfectionism by Sam Bennett
Perfectionism is an insidious demon that must be fought with every weapon you’ve got. Here’s what’s so tricky about…
Why Just Speaking English Isn’t Going To Cut It Anymore
Why Just Speaking English Isn’t Going To Cut It Anymore
in Happiness & Success by Abigail Parrish and Ursula Lanvers, University of York
Britain is facing an uncertain future and an uneasy relationship with Europe after Brexit and the latest general…
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Horoscope Current Week: June 19 to 25, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
When Life Gives You Lemons, Pick Up Your Pen
When Life Gives You Lemons, Pick Up Your Pen
in Self-Help by Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd
Have you ever been there — knocked to the ground by a traumatic event? Woken up one morning as someone you knew and in…
Are Maternal Hormones Different When Carrying A Boy Or A Girl?
Are Maternal Hormones Different When Carrying A Boy Or A Girl?
in Parenting by Monique Robinson, University of Western Australia
With advances in prenatal testing it’s now possible to find out whether a pregnancy will result in a male or female…
A Computer Called The Beast Is Untangling The Benefits And Evils Of Religion
A Computer Called The Beast Is Untangling The Benefits And Evils Of Religion
in Religions and Beliefs by Rich Barlow, Boston University
Researchers in religion studies are using computer simulations to help answer big questions about religion’s benefits…
Primates At Play Show Why Monkeying Around Is Good For The Brain
Primates At Play Show Why Monkeying Around Is Good For The Brain
in Happiness & Success by Max Kerney and Jacob C Dunn, Anglia Ruskin University
Picking your child’s first school can be one of the hardest choices you make as a parent.
Tender Words About You: You Are Good Enough!
Tender Words About You: You Are Good Enough!
in Yourself by Robert V. Taylor
When you live with the belief that something about you makes you weak or not good enough, it is difficult to enter into…
Giving Your Intuition a Seat at the Table
Giving Your Intuition a Seat at the Table
in Intuitive Awareness by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
We have two inner voices. One voice comes from the rational brain - the temptress, the rebel who wants what she wants…
Twelve Tips for  Emotional and Mental Health
Twelve Tips for Emotional and Mental Health
in Happiness & Success by Eric Maisel
Growing up in a difficult family or living in a difficult fam­ily inevitably produces negative consequences of all…
How Feeling Lonely Can Make Us Self-centered, And Vice-versa
How Feeling Lonely Can Make Us Self-centered, And Vice-versa
in Attitude Adjustments by Steve Koppes, University of Chicago
Feeling lonely can make us self-centered, research shows, and the reverse is also true, though to a less extent.
You're Living In A Hologram: How To Change What It Feeds Back To You
You're Living In A Hologram: How To Change What It Feeds Back To You
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by David Ian Cowan
Using the analogy of the hologram, the entire hologram now reflects back to me my decision. For example (and I know you…
Being A Parent: The Role of a Lifetime
Being A Parent: The Role of a Lifetime
in Parenting by Barbara Jaffe, Ed.D.
In the month of June, we celebrate Father’s Day, which provides me another opportunity to reflect on my own role as a…
Why We Are Driven to Search for the Truth
Why We Are Driven to Search for the Truth
in Intuition & Awareness by Robert Jensen, YES Magazine
It’s something we struggle to see more clearly, to realize day to day, to make more real in our lives. And that’s…
The Chance To Win Cash Can Double Weight Loss
The Chance To Win Cash Can Double Weight Loss
in Behavior Modification by National University of Singapore
Selling access to rewards programs that offer cash for meeting weight loss goals may incentivize program participants…
How A Family With 2 Dads Raise Their Kids
How A Two Dad Family Raises Their Kids
in Parenting by Andrew Leland, Rutgers University
Kentucky family court judge W. Mitchell Nance says he refuses to hold hearings on same-sex couples’ adoptions “as a…
Can Social Media Be As Harmful As Alcohol And Drugs
Can Social Media Be As Harmful As Alcohol And Drugs
in Behavior Modification by Tony Rao, King's College London
The word “addiction” brings to mind alcohol and drugs. Yet, over the past 20 years, a new type of addiction has…
How To Reawaken Your Cellular Memory & Unlock Your Birthright as a Divine Being
How To Reawaken Your Cellular Memory & Unlock Your Birthright as a Divine Being
in Meditation by Danielle Rama Hoffman
Your ancestry and your family tree extend beyond your biological family; every human has a spiritual, multidimensional…
5 Sleeping Beauty Relationship Rules
5 Sleeping Beauty Relationship Rules
in Couples by Wendy Paris
"A childless royal couple finally has a baby... Life spins along normally for the next sixteen or so years. One day,…
Is Pride A Vice Or A Virtue?
Is Pride A Vice Or A Virtue?
in Attitude Adjustments by Neil Mclatchie, Lancaster University
The Greek philosopher Aristotle described pride as the “crown of the virtues”.
Why Our Pursuit Of Happiness Sometimes Makes Us Sad
Why Our Pursuit Of Happiness Sometimes Makes Us Sad
in Happiness & Success by Susanna Cornelius, University of Melbourne
Social pressure to feel happy can actually have the opposite effect–and might contribute to the prevalence of…
How You Keep Things In Mind Over The Short Term
How You Keep Things In Mind Over The Short Term
in Performance by Alex Burmester, New York University
When you need to remember a phone number, a shopping list or a set of instructions, you rely on what psychologists and…
The Importance of Moving From Desires Based on Fear to Those Based on Happiness
The Importance of Moving From Desires Based on Fear to Those Based on Happiness
in Happiness & Success by William R. Yoder
Desire and manifestation: This is clearly one of the most popular topics in the self-help and happiness literature…
Simple Mindfulness Or Awareness As A Way To Enlightenment
Simple Mindfulness Or Awareness As A Way To Inner Peace
in Mindfulness by Jim Pym
The Buddha's teaching of simple mindfulness or awareness as a way to enlightenment is particularly suitable for people…
Does Starting Puberty Change How Girls Learn?
Does Starting Puberty Change How Girls Learn?
in Behavior Modification by Yasmin Anwar, University of California, Berkeley
Puberty hormones might impede some aspects of flexible youthful learning, a study with female mice suggests.
Losing The Corporate Self and the "Me" versus "Them" Mentality
Losing The Corporate Self and the "Me" versus "Them" Mentality
in Life Changes by Tom Borin
After 25 years of working with a large corporation, I have decided to leave. Why? I discovered that living in the…
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Horoscope Previous Week: June 12 to 18, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Just What Is The Shia-Sunni Religious Divide?
Just What Is The Shia-Sunni Religious Divide?
in Religions and Beliefs by Ken Chitwood, University of Florida
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks that claimed at least 12 lives in Iran on Wednesday. With…
The Silent Treatment Divorce Can Get Kids Sick Decades Later
The Silent Treatment Divorce Can Get Kids Sick Decades Later
in Parenting by Shilo Rea, Carnegie Mellon University
Adults whose parents separated during their childhood have an increased risk for poorer health, but experts haven’t…
Viewing Our Circumstances From A Paradigm of Possibility
How To Play Big and View Your Circumstances From A Paradigm of Possibility
in Self-Help by Pam Grout
One of the most radical things a person can do is to see life as a good time. To make a decision to be happy. But make…
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Live Like You Have an Expiration Date
in Death and Dying by Nancy E. Yearout
If it were your last days on earth, what would you do? Would it change how you live today? Maybe you would wake up…
How To Be Calm and Clear Inside Regardless of What’s Happening Outside
How To Be Calm and Clear Inside No Matter What’s Happening Outside
in Anger Management by Don Joseph Goewey
Your decision to remain calm inside regardless of what’s happening outside makes you larger than circumstances. You’re…
Why Restoring Morale Is Important To Mental Health In Difficult Times
Why Restoring Morale Is Important To Mental Health In Difficult Times
in Creating Realities 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…
How to Know Your Mission in Life: Asking The Near-Death Questions
These Two Questions Are The Final Exam of Our Life
in Life Purpose by Jonathan Robinson
In order to align ourselves with “God’s mission” for us, it’s helpful to know what these two questions are. The first…
These Are The 3 Factors That Get People Through College
These Are The 3 Factors That Get People Through College
in Happiness & Success by Rice University
A new report identifies three factors that could help students complete college.
How Hard Is It To Recognize That You Are Experiencing A Delusion?
How Hard Is It To Recognize That You Are Experiencing A Delusion?
in Attitude Adjustments by Kevin Morgan, University of Westminster
When people experience delusions or hallucinations there is usually some loss of contact with reality whereby normal…
The Psychological Benefits And Trappings Of Nostalgia
The Psychological Benefits And Trappings Of Nostalgia
in Attitude Adjustments by Krystine Batcho, Le Moyne College
In his song “Time Was,” counterculture singer Phil Ochs reminisces about a past “when a man could build a home, have a…
The Nature Of Evil: Is Evil A Concept, An Entity or A Behavior?
The Nature Of Evil: Is Evil A Concept, An Entity or A Behavior?
in Religions and Beliefs by Barbara Y. Martin and Dimitri Moraitis
Every culture has had its own concept of evil or the devil. In Genesis, there is the famous temptation of Adam and Eve…
Mindfulness at the Kitchen Sink
Mindfulness at the Kitchen Sink
in Mindfulness by Dzogchen Ponlop
Choose one or two ways you can apply mindfulness in your daily life in the coming week. The more specific you are in…

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