Jill Brooks

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Turin Shroud: the latest evidence will challenge the sceptics

Sceptics may dismiss the Turin Shroud, but there is good evidence the relic is authentic<p>A verse in the epistle to the Hebrews asserts that faith is …

To Succeed As An Entrepreneur, You'll Need This 1 Skill

To build a successful startup, you'll need to pivot. Here's how to do it right.<p>Entrepreneurship is an emotional roller coaster ride. Day in and day out, you can never really know what to expect.<p>But there is one thing you can count on. At some point in your career, as an effective entrepreneur, …

Business Strategy

Cubs Win the World Series in a Thriller: Pictures

Boston

Narrative changes for Cubs fans and their Series champions

CHICAGO (AP) — They spoke of heartbreak and black cats and goats. And finally, Chicago Cubs fans spoke with pride about winning it all.<p>This is new …

Believe it! Chicago Cubs end the curse, win 2016 World Series

<b>(CNN) —</b> The billy goat curse is dead.<p>The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions at long last, winning their first Fall Classic in 108 years, defeating the Cleveland Indians in 10 innings 8-7 in Game 7 at Progressive Field in Cleveland.<p>The Indians were down 6-3 in the bottom of the eighth, but they …

Cubs' Championship Heroics Rescue Chapman, Maddon from World Series Goat Status

You can exhale, Chicago Cubs fans. It finally happened.<p>After 108 years of waiting, you watched your team storm the field and hoist a trophy. You watched the Cubbies win the final game of the postseason 8-7 Wednesday night at Progressive Field.<p>You did not have to wait until next year.<p>It wasn't easy. …

Absurd Cubs-Indians World Series Game 7 was everything we love about baseball

Game 7 had 108 years of drama rolled up into 10 innings of championship-level baseball<p>CLEVELAND -- The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians …

Rain Delay Speech Helps End Drought as Chicago Cubs Win Historic World Series

CLEVELAND — Into the droughts fell the rain. Seventh game of the World Series, nine innings completed, the score 6-6 and, of course. This Fall Classic would not nearly be large enough to contain the 108 years the Chicago Cubs had gone since their last title and the 68 years for the Cleveland …

Baseball

16 Hard Truths About Our Relationships No One Wants to Admit

We all long for authentic relationships, but, even in our overly connected lives, these relationships are hard to find.We meet people and socialize …

Does Prozac Really Treat Anxiety? Maybe Not

Neuroscientist and author Joseph LeDoux proposes a new system of classification for anxiety and fear.<p>For as much time and money our culture spends on …

Amygdala

Fourth of July: The USA is still lighting the way

The United States of America is now called many things by many people, but on July 4, 1776, it was a child of the Enlightenment, when reason joined with faith to change the course of human history. As a physicist and a Christian, I resonate with such a nation and am enormously grateful to call it …

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

Happiness

Critical thinking – the hardest doctoral skill of all?

I’m in the enviable position of having a blog with a wide readership (thank you) which means I get sent review copies by publishers. Everyone at work …

Can We Change In Our Relationships?

"Can a person really change?" This is a question I hear a lot when people are talking about struggles in their relationships. They wonder if their partner will ever start being more romantic or stop getting in such bad moods. It's easy to dwell on that which we cannot control, but the truth is …

Facebook Installed A New Tool To Help Prevent Suicide

+ help those in need<p>According to the <i>New York Times,</i> suicide rates in the United States have reached a 30-year high, which is part of the reason that Facebook decided to take a more direct role in helping those struggling with depression.<p>Many people turn to Facebook in times of crisis, so they want …

Depression

The 2 Questions You Have to Ask About Your Relationship

This simple but powerful exercise can bring compassion and deep insight to your most important relationships, and point you toward greater closeness, …

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

Relationships

How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …

Leadership

Which Jesus Do We Believe In?

As an on-fire teenage Christian, I knew the importance of shouting my faith to the world. So I emblazoned the trunk lid of my rusted Ford with a bumper sticker that did the trick: bright green, huge type, and the words from an old hymn -- <i>I have decided to follow Jesus.</i><p>It never occurred to me to …

Politics, God and America

Religion and politics are again at the forefront of this year's presidential race. Yet, in this campaign, self-described evangelicals don't seem as concerned as they once were about a candidate's personal faith. Otherwise, more of them might support the openly Christian candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, …

America's Youngest Workers May Be the Least Stable Generation On Record

College graduation is just around the corner, and many companies are gearing up to hire a fresh crop of future leaders in the coming months.<p>But when …

At This Art Gallery, The Floors Are More Important Than The Walls

Artist Peter Zimmerman poured 1,400 square feet of resin onto the floors of this museum gallery to complement the paintings on the walls.<p>The point of going to most galleries is to look at what’s hanging on the walls. Yet as part of his new show, the German artist Peter Zimmerman wants you to pay …

Art

How to Release Painful Memories & Emotions Stored in Your Body

<b>“The cure for the pain is in the pain.” ~Rumi</b><p>Your body keeps a physical memory of all of your experiences.<p>You have lots of memories stored in your …

Bono Wants Christian Music To Get More Honest

The U2 musician said that he sees a "lot of dishonesty" in modern Christian music.<p>When U2 musician Bono reads the Psalms, a book of the Bible filled with ancient hymns, he sees the full range of human emotions: anger, irritation, sadness, bliss. While the Psalms have been a source of spiritual …

The Skill Men Need Most to Make Marriage Awesome

(Image/theamericangenius.com)<p>I think I know why our relationships fail more than half the time, and how most men -- even good-character guys who are easy to get along with -- can be colossally shitty husbands and boyfriends.<p>Every day, millions of wives and girlfriends turn to the internet desperate …

Cubs' new clubhouse a sight to behold

CHICAGO -- Theo Epstein, Cubs' president of baseball operations, said that he felt like an interior designer in the years and months he spent seeking …