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Use Your Breathing to Exhale Stress

Breath is with us—within us—in every moment of our lives.<p>Breath work, or intentionally shifting our breath, has the potential to help us relax, heal …

Yoga

Mindfulness 101

previous articleThe Disappearing Self<p>Read this touching excerpt from a former professor who took 'field notes' on her own dementia.<p>next article …

Mindfulness

"Don't let anyone invalidate or minimize how you feel. If you feel something, you feel it and it's real to you. Nothing anyone says has the power to invalidate that, ever. No one else lives in your body. No one else sees life through your eyes...." ~Daniel Koepke https://t.co/OehBFguupY

The Recovering by Leslie Jamison review – on giving up booze

This much-touted literary love letter to Alcoholics Anonymous is too moral in its argument for the superiority of the sober<p>Leslie Jamison’s narrative ode to Alcoholics Anonymous was written during a calm era (the Obama years) when getting sober may have seemed prudent and wise, but it is published, …

Books

Trials testing MDMA as a treatment for alcoholism have begun

A long time after it was revealed MDMA would be tried as a treatment for alcoholism, the clinical trials have finally kicked off.<p>Imperial College …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Objective Proof in Religion

I’m often challenged by certain critics to “prove” my fundamental beliefs. I don’t claim to be able to do so, however, and I never have. Nor do I …

Christianity

God Is Looking for Faithful People

<b>“The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him”</b><b> (2 Chronicles 16:9 NLT).</b>The Bible …

Theology

The Problem with Falling in Love

“I just don’t love her anymore,” he said. Years had passed, circumstances had changed, affection had waned, love had diminished. He recounted a few …

Relationships

Soon-to-be beatified nurse, laywoman lived for others

Krakow, Poland, Apr 27, 2018 / 01:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Hanna Chrzanowska, a 20th-century Polish nurse and laywoman who will be beatified in Krakow …

Christianity

Extraordinary life of war hero and prolific poet who could be first Englishman to become Catholic saint in 50 years

John Bradburne was a war hero.<p>When thousands of British ­soldiers were taken prisoner at the fall of Singapore in 1942, he made a daring …

Literature

An Investment in the Future

An Investment in the Future<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Psalm 128:4–6<p>Psalms 127 and 128, songs of family strength, conclude with a look into the …

Evangelical Christianity

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

There's plenty to like about the new Gmail.<p>Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can …

Apps

More Americans believe in higher power than in God, study says | Archdiocese of Baltimore

WASHINGTON — A new Pew Research Center survey has some interesting takeaways. While the majority of Americans say they believe in a higher power, …

Christianity

Struggling With Willpower? A 'Spiritual Anchor' Is The Solution You've Been Looking For

A "spiritual anchor" is an object that reminds people of what gives their lives meaning and purpose and consequently why they may want to change …

Will Power

New God, New Gospel, New Gladness: How Is Christian Joy Distinct?

The most basic distinction between the church and the world is not godly decisions, good deeds, or even true doctrines, but glad delight in God …

Theology

Understanding the seven stages of grief

If you have lost a loved one, the <i>GQ</i> Doctor feels your pain. Here's his advice on how to get a handle on your mental state and deal with the grieving …

Mental Health

Tired Brains See the World in a Very Different Way

In <b>the movie</b> <b>The Machinist</b>, a year-long bout with insomnia sends forlorn protagonist Trevor into paranoid psychosis, complete with a corpse-like …

Immune System

Genuine Humility

Genuine Humility<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Psalm 131:1–3<p>With a mere three verses, Psalm 131 is one of the shortest chapters in the Bible. If …

Evangelical Christianity

Christian, Are You Growing in Wisdom and Maturity?

There’s a call on every Christian to grow and keep growing in wisdom and maturity. In this video I discuss the difference between the two and …

Faith

C. S. Lewis on the Theology and Practice of Worship

C. S. Lewis may seem like an odd subject for study when it comes to the theology and practice of worship. He was neither a clergyman nor a …

Faith

Breathing

Ancient Pali texts liken <b>meditation</b> to the process of taming a wild elephant. The procedure in those days was to tie a newly captured animal to a post …

Meditation

Beyond Anxiety

There are many different forms of anxiety, but it may be helpful to think in terms of three fundamental kinds: instinctive anxiety, traumatic anxiety …

Mindfulness

PTSD treatment: Art therapy 'changed my life' after returning from Iraq, veteran says

David Gillard has never described himself as the 'artsy type'.<p>But it turns out that the Adelaide veteran is quite handy with a paint brush and …

Mental Health

Talk Therapy May Incorporate a Number of Different Strategies

Talk therapy is one of the most common treatment options for phobias, although the specifics will vary according to the client’s needs and the …

Depression

6 Healthy Ways to Cook Fish

The American Heart Association recommends eating two servings of fish each week. But, it's important that your fish be prepared in a way that lets …

Cooking

Brent Childers: God’s hope not confined by right or left

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest apparently doesn’t think there is such a thing as progressive Christianity. Perhaps he doesn’t want it to exist.<p>Speaking at …

Faith

How to Give Feedback That's Actually Helpful and Effective

You should never tell someone, "Good job in that meeting!"<p>Too many companies still give feedback in a very old-school way.<p>When I was working at Google from 2010-2012, every six months we had to do an exhaustive, 360-feedback process. I absolutely dreaded the three full days it took to write reviews …

Employment

45 Things You Need to Know About How to Get Over a Divorce

Embed from Getty Images—<br>When it all started, did you have any idea how difficult getting divorced would be? No one does. Divorce is one of those life …

Self-help

How making morning altars from nature helped this artist heal his broken heart

Maybe your usual morning routine involves a tall glass of lemon water, a clarifying meditation, and a quick bite before dashing off to your morning …

Spirituality

GQ just doesn’t get it, the Bible will never go out of style

When GQ added the Bible to its list of “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read” last week, the internet erupted protesting the magazine’s claim – which is, no doubt, exactly what the writers intended, and media coverage of the list skyrocketed.<p>In some ways I agree with the assertion. You don’t “have” to …