Is Your Life Run by "Should"?
Is Your Life Run by "Should"?
in Performance by Maggie Craddock
The bummer about 'shoulds' is that when we are dominated by them, we are also dominated by the fear of being rejected…
What Lies Behind Ghosts, Demons And Aliens According To Sleep Researchers
What Lies Behind Ghosts, Demons And Aliens According To Sleep Researchers
in Dream Interpretation by Alice M Gregory
If you believe in the paranormal you might not be surprised if you hear stories of deceased loved ones appearing during…
Dropping the Labels
Dropping the Labels: Stop Devaluing Yourself or Others
in Mindfulness by Susan Ann Darley
The biggest trap in the world to fall into is that of making careless and cruel comments about others. It is difficult…
Why 3 In 4 Pediatricians Now Oppose Spanking
Why 3 In 4 Pediatricians Now Oppose Spanking
in Parenting by Carolyn Scofield
Three out of four pediatricians disapprove of spanking, research finds.
How Setting A Schedule Can Make You Less Productive
How Setting A Schedule Can Make You Less Productive
in Performance by Selin Malkoc
It can seem like there’s never enough time – not enough for sleep and not enough for play, not enough for cooking and…
What It Means To Be A Christian In America Today
What It Means To Be A Christian In America Today
in Religions and Beliefs by Matthew Bowman
Americans have debated what it means to be religious in politics throughout American history. Because a wide majority…
Aloneness and Relationships: Accepting Life In All Its Dimensions
Aloneness and Relationships: Accepting Life In All Its Dimensions
in Relationships by Osho
It is beautiful to be alone, it is also beautiful to be in love, to be with people. And they are complementary, not…
Why You Should Eat Popcorn With Chopsticks – And Other Psychological Tricks To Make Life More Enjoyable
Why You Should Eat Popcorn With Chopsticks – And Other Psychological Tricks To Make Life More Enjoyable
in Behavior Modification by Robert W. Smith and Ed O'Brien
It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly…
This Diet May Boost Heart Health, Even With Red Meat
If You Are Wasting Time Looking For Your Keys, Try This Attention Trick
in Intuition & Awareness by Brandie Jefferson
New research shows that recent interactions with their environment can guide where people look.
Are You Worrying?
Are You Worrying? Acknowledge It Then Dismiss It
in Self-Help by Richard Carlson
Worrying about things we have no control over is counterproductive. It makes you tense -- which, in turn, ruins your…
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Horoscope Current Week: June 18 to 24, 2018
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Synchronicity Is the Language of the Effortless Mind
Synchronicity Is the Language of the Effortless Mind
in Inspiration by Jason Gregory
Our identity, or ego, is the aspect of ourselves that attempts to control and plan our present and future experience.…
Scars That Wound, Scars That Heal
Scars That Wound, Scars That Heal
in Counseling by Lisa Barretta
I interviewed numerous people who have regrettable ink and most admit their decision to get a tattoo was impulsive and…
When Possessions Are Poor Substitutes For People: Hoarding Disorder And Loneliness
When Possessions Are Poor Substitutes For People: Hoarding Disorder And Loneliness
in Performance by Melissa Norberg and Jessica Grisham
A decomposed, mummified body of a man was recently found by forensic cleaners in a Sydney apartment. The apartment’s…
Finding Special Moments and Taking Time-Outs
Finding Special Moments and Taking Time-Outs
in Life Changes by Frank H. Boehm, M.D
When I was a child, I remember my mother using time-outs as punishment. However, even then, I enjoyed going to my room…
How To Manage The Highs And Lows Of Data Overload
How To Manage The Highs And Lows Of Data Overload
in Attitude Adjustments by Kyle Murray and Dominic Thomas
The daily fluctuations in the stock market can have a serious emotional impact on people watching their stock…
To Get Motivated, Reward Yourself Now Rather Than Later
To Get Motivated, Reward Yourself Now Rather Than Later
in Behavior Modification by Susan Kelley
Immediate rewards may boost motivation more than waiting to reward yourself until the end of a task, according to new…
4 Reasons Fake News Tricks Us And What We Can Do
4 Reasons Fake News Tricks Us And What We Can Do
in Intuition & Awareness by Eileen Reynolds
Mounting evidence that social media-friendly “fake news” may have shaped the outcome of the 2016 election has…
The Miracle of Purification: Finding Your Way Home
The Miracle of Purification: Finding Your Way Home
in Life Changes by Jon Mundy
Awakenings may hap­pen because of some alarming event like a negative medical diagnosis or the death of someone you…
Pain Is A Given, But Suffering Is Optional
Pain Is A Given, But Suffering Is Optional
in Creating Realities by Jeff Eisenberg
Most people who seek out Buddhism think that practice will enable them to eliminate their pain and provide them with a…
Ten Steps to Become Confident in Yourself and Your Dreams
Ten Steps to Become Confident in Yourself and Your Dreams
in Life Changes by Stacey Mayo
One of the main things that stops people from bringing their dreams to fruition is a lack of confidence. When you are…
This Is The Quality Makes People Better At Working Well With Others
This Is The Quality Makes People Better At Working Well With Others
in Relationships by Gillian Kiley
People who are tolerant of ambiguity—a kind of uncertainty in which the odds of an outcome are unknown—are more likely…
Why Your Kids Aren't Really Growing Up Quickly
Why Your Kids Aren't Really Growing Up Quickly
in Parenting by Keith Payne
The truth is that my favorite Father’s Day gift this year has been the gift of time.
Why Certainty Is Good For Romance
Why Certainty Is Good For Romance
in Relationships by Sandra Knispel
Uncertainty about a potential romantic partner’s interest in you may lead you to see the person as less sexually…
Why Happiness At Work Doesn't Just Depend On Your Employer
Why Happiness At Work Doesn't Just Depend On Your Employer
in Happiness & Success by Cary Cooper and Ivan Robertson
When Google promoted a software engineer named Chade-Meng Tan to the role of “Jolly Good Fellow”, his career – and the…
Take Your Power Back
How You Can Take Your Power Back After You've Given It Away
in Relationships by Alan Cohen
We have all given our power away to something -- many things -- and our lives have sucked for it. We have bestowed…
Why Long Term Separation From Parents Harms Kids
How Long Term Separation From Parents Harms Kids
in Parenting by David Rosenberg
As a society, we often wax eloquent about how important it is to nurture, support and protect our children. The sad…
Notice Your Anger: It Is A Path to Awareness
Notice Your Anger: It Is A Path to Awareness
in Anger Management by Ezra Bayda
If we could see our angry emotional reactions clearly, it would become obvious that they deplete us and narrow our…
Are You Willing to Change? It's Easy, Really!
Are You Willing to Change? It's Easy, Really!
in Life Changes by Louise Hay
If you want change in your life, then you are the one who must do the changing. When you change, then all the other…
Why You Don’t Have A Right To Believe Whatever You Want To
Why You Don’t Have A Right To Believe Whatever You Want To
in Performance by Daniel DeNicola
Do we have the right to believe whatever we want to believe? This supposed right is often claimed as the last resort of…
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Horoscope Previous Week: June 11 to 17, 2018
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
You’re Simply Not That Big A Deal: Now Isn’t That A Relief?
You’re Simply Not That Big A Deal: Now Isn’t That A Relief?
in Happiness & Success by Melissa Dahl
There is a meme that speaks directly to the hearts and minds of the overly self-conscious. Perhaps you’ve seen it; it…
Which Mental Deficits Are Really Hidden Strengths?
Which Mental Deficits Are Really Hidden Strengths?
in Attitude Adjustments by Heather Heying
There are many different ways in which the brain is rewired differently than the norm.
Caring for Our Aging Parents
Caring for Our Aging Parents
in Death and Dying by Jalaja Bonheim, PhD.
As anyone knows who’s cared for an elderly parent, it’s not easy. It’s an unquestionably sacred and transformative…
Core Themes: The Body's Messengers
Core Themes Are Like Closets In Our Mind and The Body's Messengers
in Life Changes by Carol Ritberger, Ph.D.
Each event in our life builds off other events emotionally so that they create our core themes. Every perception,…
Reimagining and Recreating Your Friendships Fearlessly
Reimagining and Recreating Your Friendships Fearlessly
in Friendship by Katherine Jegede
Whether your relationships are as wonderful as you wish them to be or you feel that there is room for improvement,…
Why Pregnant Women With Depression Often Slip Through The Cracks
Why Pregnant Women With Depression Often Slip Through The Cracks
in Parenting by Tiffany Moore Simas and Nancy Byatt
One in 7 women suffer depression around pregnancy.
Understanding Your Relationship to Your Past to Better Shape your Future
Understanding Your Relationship to Your Past to Better Shape your Future
in Life Changes by Dena Merriam
Each of us passes through an array of experiences that creates a beautiful but complex weaving of life. Here is how you…
What Might Heaven Be Like?
What Might Heaven Be Like?
in Spirituality & Mindfulness by Philip Almond
What will Heaven be like? Perhaps not surprisingly, competing images abound.
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Why Breakups Are So Hard And How To Cope With Them
in Relationships by Gery Karantzas
Most people will experience feelings of deep loss and distress after a long-term relationship breakup.
100 Practices For Great Relationships
100 Practices For Great Relationships
in Couples by Linda & Charlie Bloom
When my husband Charlie and I conducted our study, Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Truths from Real Couples about…
How Perfectionism Can Lead To Depression In Students
How Perfectionism Can Lead To Depression In Students
in Perfectionism by Marianne Etherson and Martin Smith
The pressures of young adulthood coupled with the demands of university leave undergraduates at risk for depressive…
Why Only 1 In 4 Women Who Have Been Sexually Harassed Tell Their Employers
Why Only 1 In 4 Women Who Have Been Sexually Harassed Tell Their Employers
in Relationships by Margaret E. Johnson
Studies suggest few women formally complain about sexual harassment in the workplace. Based on experience litigating…
How Not To Fear Being Alone
Do You Feel Lonely? Here's How Not To Fear Being Alone
in Relationships by Richard C. Michael, Ph.D.
Do you feel lonely because you do not have family around you? Let's put loneliness and being alone in its proper…
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