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How Righteous Anger Keeps You Up the Tree (And How to Get Down)

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Often people become angry because they’re not getting what they want or they’re not receiving the recognition they believe they deserve. Read More »

God and the Planetarium

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Whenever I’m in a conversation about the planetarium I like to make people laugh (and think) by telling them that from the looks of the real night sky, I think that God must have been to the planetarium too. Read More »

Health Care and Spirituality Can Be Hard to Discuss Together

Do You Find it Hard to Discuss Spirituality

But doctors and medical schools are taking patients' attitudes toward spirituality more and more seriously. Read More »

The Arrogance of Certainty (Or, How to Wake Up the Soul)

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Letting go of our need to know, to convert others, or to be certain brings us into the present experience, whatever that may be. Read More »

No Lesson Here (Or How to Make Meaning from Tragedy)

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Problem-solving can limit our ability to see the larger picture and the possibilities that a difficult experience may give rise to. Read More »

False Memory Syndrome is False (and How to Grow a Tale)

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We are often reminded that we can’t change the past. But we can change the stories we carry around with us about our past. Read More »

Addiction as a Doorway to Accelerated Spiritual Growth

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Rather than perceiving addictive behavior as undesirable and dastardly, you can make it the doorway to spiritual and personal growth. Read More »

Spiritual Mindfulness: A New View on Living Life in the Moment

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

Mindfulness of any kind brings health benefits, but taking mindfulness to the next level by incorporating a spiritual component allows for a richer life experience. Read More »

Evaluating the Benefits of Compassion

Evaluating the Benefits of Compassion

Acts of compassion make other people happy, which in turn allows those who received compassion to express compassion in their own lives. Read More »

How to Invite Superman to the Prom (and the Benefits of Expressing Gratitude)

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Research shows that expressing gratitude and praising others also benefits the giver. Case in point: my daughter's letter to "Superman." Read More »