Choose Joy -- Again and Again and Again
Choose Joy -- Again and Again and Again
in Mindfulness by René Gaudette
If you were to observe yourselves very carefully and observe the choices that you allow yourselves to make in your…
Children Are Natural Optimists – Which Comes With Psychological Pros And Cons
Children Are Natural Optimists – Which Comes With Psychological Pros And Cons
in Fear and Worry by Janet J. Boseovski, University of North Carolina
You might hesitate to make a character judgment about someone based on a first encounter. Most adults would probably…
People Who Live In Diverse Neighborhoods Are More Helpful
Why People Who Live In Diverse Neighborhoods Are More Helpful
in Communication by Jayanth Narayanan, IMD Business School
Whether or not diversity is a good thing is still a topic of much debate. Though many businesses tout the benefits of…
The Art of Work: The Practicality and the Spirituality of Work
The Art of Work: The Practicality and the Spirituality of Work
in Life Changes by Michelle L. Casto
All work can be meaningful, if you approach it with the right attitude (with love and respect for others). Many people…
How To Deal With Life's Risks More Rationally
How To Deal With Life's Risks More Rationally
in Fear and Worry by Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University
Risk is everywhere and associated with everything. For example, the Center for Disease Control a decade ago estimated…
Women Earn Less After They Have Kids, Despite Strong Credentials
Why Do Women Earn Less After They Have Kids, Despite Strong Credentials?
in Parenting by Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Women without kids have earned more than employed mothers for decades or longer.
How To Find Balance, Blessings, and Opportunity in Everything
How To Find Balance, Blessings, and Opportunity in Everything
in Gratitude & Service by Dr. John F. Demartini
Even the most terrible events always contain hidden blessings. The masters know this great truth and remain undisturbed…
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Horoscope Current Week: April 16 to 22, 2018
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Living In Duality and Striving For Harmony and Balance
Living In Duality and Striving For Harmony and Balance
in Inspiration by Barbara Heider-Rauter
Although the majority of people may well wish things were different, the fact is that we live in a dual world here on…
The Busy Race and the Price of Your Pace
The Busy Race and the Price of Your Pace
in Yourself by Yvonne Tally
You are living a life, not running a race. Slowing the pace so you’re not racing and constantly playing catch-up begins…
Seven Strategies for Getting the Upper Hand Over Depression
Seven Strategies for Getting the Upper Hand Over Depression
in Behavior Modification by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Dr Vasant Lad defines depression as a popular diagnosis characterized by "a loss of pleasure and interest in life...…
Creating a Peaceful Mind by Identifying the True Reason for Your Suffering
Create A Peaceful Mind by Identifying the True Reason for Your Suffering
in Meditation by Dagsay Tulku Rinpoche
Buddhists believe that all our actions are dependent on our state of mind. A mind that is not well controlled is liable…
Our Ongoing Love-Hate Relationship With Personality Tests
Our Ongoing Love-Hate Relationship With Personality Tests
in Behavior Modification by Kira Lussier, University of Toronto
The public backlash against Cambridge Analytica and Facebook centres on their practices of harvesting psychological…
The Power of the Circle Improves the Quality of Our Connections
The Power of the Circle Improves the Quality of Our Connections
in Communication by Jalaja Bonheim, PhD.
Most people would agree that connection is a basic human need. Yet these days, it can be hard to come by. Vivek Murthy,…
Allowing is the Key to Life and Happiness
The Key to Life and Happiness in Four Words Only!
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Ralph Carpio
ALLOWING IS THE KEY. That, in a nutshell, is what I learned is the key to life, to creating your own life. Those four…
Why Stock Investors On Higher Floors Take More Risks
Why Stock Investors On Higher Floors Take More Risks
in Performance by Sina Esteky, Miami University
Stocks have been on a bumpy ride lately as concerns over a trade war prompt investors to rethink their appetite for…
Outsmarting Youur Doubting Voices and Valuing Your Natural Abilities
Outsmarting Your Doubting Voices and Valuing Your Natural Abilities
in Performance by Gail McMeekin
Women have long had the self-destructive habit of discounting themselves and their natural abilities. This is a common…
How Expressive Faces Predict Who’s Liberal Or Conservative
How Expressive Faces Predict Who’s Liberal Or Conservative
in Attitude Adjustments by Deann Gayman-University of Nebraska
People can, with greater-than-chance accuracy, figure out whether you’re liberal or conservative just by looking at…
Don't Follow Me: Take the Road with Your Name On It
Don't Follow Me: Take the Road with Your Name On It
in Yourself by Alan Cohen
I saw a bumper sticker proclaiming, "Don’t follow me -- I’m following my bliss." Good advice! How much more creative…
Pediatricians Aren’t Sure If Your Kid Is Just Being Crabby
Pediatricians Aren’t Sure If Your Kid Is Just Being Crabby
in Parenting by Katie Bohn-Penn State University
Primary care providers and pediatricians may be less confident than child and adolescent psychiatrists in their ability…
How To Talk About Politics With Your Family
How To Talk About Politics With Your Family
in Communication by Billy Clark, Northumbria University, Newcastle; et al
Talking politics with people who you disagree with is always tricky, but it’s especially hard when those people are…
How To Stay on Course Towards Your Joy
How To Stay on Course Towards Your Joy
in Intuitive Awareness by Lynn Grabhorn
How many times have you said to yourself, "I just got a hit (or a hunch, or a gut-feeling) to go there." And so you did;…
Both Genes And Environment Have Equal Influence In Learning For Rich And Poor Kids
Both Genes And Environment Have Equal Influence In Learning For Rich And Poor Kids
in Parenting by Jeffrey Roth, University of Florida
More than 40 years ago, psychologist Sandra Scarr put forth a provocative idea: that genetic influence on children’s…
How To Triumph Over A Toxic Childhood Trauma
How To Triumph Over A Toxic Childhood Trauma
in Behavior Modification by Sheri Madigan; Nicole Racine, and Suzanne Tough, University of Calgary
New research shows that when mothers who have experienced childhood trauma feel supported by the people around them –…
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Horoscope Previous Week: April 9 to 15, 2018
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Working with Your Inner Children
Working with Your Inner Children
in Intuitive Awareness by Mary Mueller Shutan
We like to think of ourselves as one congruent identity, one Self. Whether we are a forty-five-year-old businessman, a…
Things - and Beliefs - Hiding in Plain Sight
Things - and Beliefs - Hiding in Plain Sight
in Yourself by Erika Flint
As the subconscious mind takes in information from the outside world, things that tend to consistently happen in a…
Repairing the World Is Up to You and Me
Repairing the World Is Up to You and Me
in Inspiration by Lawrence Kushner
In the sixteen-century, people suffered from hunger, disease, hatred, and war. "How could God allow such terrible…
Finding Your Way Home: The Heart Path as a Hero’s Journey
Finding Your Way Home: The Heart Path as a Hero’s Journey
in Life Changes by Jeff D. Nixa
Following the Heart Path is not complicated. A child can do it. But the resistance from inside your mind and from the…
Where Is The Holiest Spot on Earth?
Where Is The Holiest Spot on Earth?
in Creating Realities by Alan Cohen
It was one of those days when the world was supposed to come to an end. The planets had achieved the crucial alignment,…
The Golden Key to Happiness
The Golden Key to Lasting Happiness
in Gratitude & Service by Joyce Vissell
Several days ago we attended the Cultural Awareness Program at Mt. Madonna School where our grandson is in first grade.…
Why Suspending Or Expelling Students Often Does More Harm Than Good
Why Suspending Or Expelling Students Often Does More Harm Than Good
in Behavior Modification by David Armstrong, Flinders University
Suspension and expulsion is widely used in Australia, the UK and the US to respond to problematic behavior. But…
A Child's Future is Now and Not Tomorrow
A Child's Future is Now and Not Tomorrow
in Parenting by Johann Christoph Arnold
It is one thing to read (or write) about bringing up children, and quite another to actually do it. Words are easy to…
Tomb of the Ribaudo family, monumental cemetery of Genoa, Italy, famous for the cover of the single of the English band Joy Division's " Love will tear us apart".
Why Is It So Stressful To Talk Politics With The "Other Side"?
in Communication by Melanie Green, University at Buffalo
People disagree all the time, but not all disagreements lead to the same levels of stress. Even though people can be…
Being Polite May Not Be A Universal Concept?
Being Polite May Not Be A Universal Concept
in Performance by Amy Irwin, University of Aberdeen
A French waiter hit the headlines in March 2018 when he contested his dismissal from a Canadian restaurant for his…
Beauty Redefined: What Is Your Current Definition Of Female Beauty?
Redefining Our Current Definition Of Female Beauty and Perfection
in Yourself by Karinna Kittles
Do you find you minimize parts of yourself such as health, emotions, talents, and abilities for the importance of the…
The Long Tradition Of Women Being Told To Shut Up
The Long Tradition Of Women Being Told To Shut Up
in Communication by Marguerite Johnson, University of Newcastle
Professor Mary Beard’s latest book Women & Power: A Manifesto is a short, sharp analysis of women in the West and their…
What Meeting Your Spouse Online Has In Common With Arranged Marriage
What Meeting Your Spouse Online Has In Common With Arranged Marriage
in Couples by Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology
Most Americans who get married today believe they are choosing their own partners after falling in love with them.…
Pondering Acceptance with Resistance or with Awe and Wonder
Pondering Acceptance with Resistance or with Awe and Wonder
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Roberta Maisel
Acceptance is a major theme of world religions. In modern life, however, acceptance is tension-filled and problematic.…
Do Boys Really Have A Testosterone Spurt At Age Four?
Do Boys Really Have A Testosterone Spurt At Age Four?
in Parenting by Kate Steinbeck, University of Sydney
The idea that four-year-old boys have a spurt of testosterone is often used to explain challenging behaviour at this…
Twenty-Four Ideas About Creating a Happy Home
Twenty-Four Ideas About Creating a Happy Home
in Parenting by Diane and Julia Loomans
Ask your children two simple questions: "What is a happy home like?" and "What makes our home feel good?" The answers…
Why Emotional Intelligence Is Life And Death Where I'm From
Why Emotional Intelligence Is Life And Death Where I'm From
in Behavior Modification by Dwayne Brown, York University, Canada
Mental health and emotional intelligence must be a focus in communities like this — communities that are home to…
Why It's So Hard For Women To Leave Abusive Relationships
Why It's So Hard For Women To Leave Abusive Relationships
in Couples by Daniel G. Saunders, University of Michigan
In a widely read blog post, Jennifer Willoughby wrote this phrase after each of the many reasons she gave for enduring…
Peacemaking: Actively Cultivating Peace as a Virtue
Actively Cultivating Inner Peace in Day-to-Day Life
in Inspiration by Sri Eknath Easwaran
"According to Spinoza, "Peace is not an absence of war. It is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,…
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