Church, as we’ve known it for the past few generations, is over. Every church you’ve ever attended, or that you drive by on your way to a Sunday sporting event, was built on a physical attendance model
Of course we want to keep children safe. But exposure to normal stresses and strains is vital for their future wellbeing We talk incessantly about how to make children more “resilient”, but whatever we’re
We think we want to be happy. Yet many of us are actually working toward some other end, according to cognitive psychologist Daniel Kahneman, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in economics. Kahneman contends
Priests are fielding more requests than ever for help with demonic possession, and a centuries-old practice is finding new footing in the modern world. Louisa Muskovits appeared to be having a panic attack.
In troubled times, the search for meaning takes on even more urgency — and it takes many forms. Four photo essays from remote corners of American spiritual life. A key trait of humanity is our endless
As a former Type A person, I firmly believe that most Type A types are failing at life. They’ve opted for an utterly miserable existence, working in unrewarding jobs that make them unhappy and stressed
(CNN) — If American religion were traded at a stock exchange, your broker might be advising you to sell. The trend lines don't look great and haven't for quite some time. Social scientists and religious
As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery.
Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college. Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role
The surprising virtues of talking behind people’s backs Word on the street is that gossip is the worst. An Ann Landers advice column once characterized it as “the faceless demon that breaks hearts and
Will it work? Religions have long been the dominant suppliers of rituals, gamely stepping in with an answer to every question from How do I celebrate the birth of my baby boy? to How can I transfer my
The digital manipulation of video may make the current era of “fake news” seem quaint. In a dank corner of the internet, it is possible to find actresses from Game of Thrones or Harry Potter engaged in
The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.
How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory One of the most extraordinary things
Not everyone thinks the same way. Here’s how to repurpose a three-decade-old management theory to tailor your message to just about anybody. The VP of finance for a major multinational company recently
In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it. Astrology is a meme, and it’s spreading in that blooming, unfurling that
(CNN) — In our current political climate, the term "cuck" -- short for "cuckservative" -- has become an insult of the so-called alt-right, aimed at men they view as spineless and emasculated. The slur
Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is? People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think
Churn kills business. A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went
“I’m not saying you’re a serial killer, but if it weren’t for the fact that your sun exactly trines your moon, maybe you would be,” Angel Eyedealism, the world-renowned astrologer, performance artist,