Science

WHY COMPLAINING MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015

Quit whining. The truth is nobody likes to hear it, and it’s bad for you.

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Metaphysics

Consciousness is the New Black

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014

There are trends that come and go….and then there are things that are timeless.

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Theology

Will Religion Ever Disappear?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015

A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death.

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Inspirational

10 Ways to Embrace Changes In Your Personal  Life

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015

For many individuals, accepting change in their personal and professional lives is oftentimes a difficult proposition. Yet change is inevitable; it is the only thing that is...

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10 Ways to Embrace Changes In Your Personal Life

10 Ways to Embrace Changes In Your Personal  Life

For many individuals, accepting change in their personal and professional lives is oftentimes a difficult proposition. Yet change is inevitable; it is the only thing that is constant in our world. Whether it is in your personal life or your professional life, you can anticipate changes that you will have to adjust to. However, accepting change is not a popular...

7 ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO EVALUATE YOUR LIFE EVERY DAY

7 ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO EVALUATE YOUR LIFE EVERY DAY

As regular readers know, I’m all about setting goals and working toward big projects over time. When you have a big goal, especially one with a clear end point, it’s easy to know when you’ve achieved it. But most big goals take time, and—as I’ve been learning—our lives consist of more than just a series of work-oriented projects that occupy our...

Why We Love Music

Why We Love Music

Researchers are discovering how music affects the brain, helping us to make sense of its real emotional and social power.

Tom Brady as a predictor of Mediocrity

Tom Brady as a predictor of Mediocrity

Some people are destined for mediocrity. Take this guy for example: A college kid, who, despite a semi-decent college showing as an American football quarterback, was drafted 199th by a professional team. You don’t have to be a football or sports fan to realize how terrible that is. And he wasn’t drafted for anything near a starting position. He was drafted...

WHY “BEING AUTHENTIC” IS HOLDING YOU BACK

WHY “BEING AUTHENTIC” IS HOLDING YOU BACK

Many young people are advised at some point in their lives to figure out what you want to be, then go be it. After years of hearing the same advice, you’ve probably managed to imagine your future self—what kind of job you will have, what kind of leader you will be—and now you’re working backwards to get that coveted life you’ve been dreaming of for so...

WHY COMPLAINING MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

WHY COMPLAINING MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

Quit whining. The truth is nobody likes to hear it, and it’s bad for you.

Findings from the Science of a Meaningful Life

Findings from the Science of a Meaningful Life

UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center has recently issued its year end wrap up of the top scientific insights produced by the study of happiness, altruism, mindfulness and gratitude.

101 Reasons to Go Outside and Look Up in 2015

101 Reasons to Go Outside and Look Up in 2015

  The year is off to a pretty good start, astronomically speaking. We already have a naked-eye comet, and Venus and Mercury are gracing our sunsets for the next few days.  But what about the rest of the year? How will you know what to watch? Easy: Go to Universe Today, which has a list of the Top 101 astronomical events to watch for...

The Benefits of Forgiveness

The Benefits of Forgiveness

As we age, the physical world starts to come across as a less-friendly place. As our body’s limitations become more obvious and pronounced, hills appear to be steeper, and distances seem longer than they once did. Well, recently published research suggests a simple way to lessen that will-sapping perception of difficulty, allowing us to access reserves of...

18 Reasons to Let Go of Grudges

18 Reasons to Let Go of Grudges

1. Your own inner peace and happiness is tied to your forgiveness. Unfortunately, the grudge you’re holding is only hurting you more. The longer you wait to forgive, the longer the wrong, inequity, or injustice will burn in your heart. They may have hurt you but you’re hurting yourself more by not forgiving. By allowing the wrong to replay in your life...

In Search Of A Science Of Consciousness

In Search Of A Science Of Consciousness

In the Western tradition we tend to think of consciousness as something that is present or absent.

Live Life Forward

Live Life Forward

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard