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Why Buddhist Meditation Can't Solve All Our Problems

Ted Cadsby | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Ted Cadsby

Our muddling is forever constant because the human condition is a predicament to be continually managed, not a problem to be fixed or solved.

"F&%# It!": Get the Attitude that Will Set You Free

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.07.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

In my last post, I introduced you to my notion of "mindblocks," a portmanteau that plays off of the psychological nature of these issues and the term ...

Why Worrying Does More Harm Than Good

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Worry has historically played a vital role in our survival and it helps us cope with many of the challenges we face today. At the same time, worry that is too intense and too unrelenting can definitely cut down on your happiness and enjoyment of life.

The Origin of Angst: How Ancient Herd Instincts Cause Modern Anxiety and Depression

Jeffrey P. Kahn, M.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Science
Jeffrey P. Kahn, M.D.

The five herd instincts are still there underneath. When they sense that we are not doing what they want, they complain and try to coax us back to that ancient herd. Those complaints are voiced to us through panic anxiety, social anxiety, OCD, atypical depression and melancholic depression.

Rx For Sisyphus: Take Two Tylenol...

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Both physical pain and the pain of rejection are ameliorated by a common everyday painkiller. Can this also be applied to existential dread?

What's Preventing You From Happiness?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

I think we're asking the wrong questions about happiness. The most common one we ask is: What can I do to find happiness? But I think the real question we should ask is: What is preventing me from experiencing happiness?

When Friends Lose Their Mojo

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Your friend is suddenly scared of everything, and unsure of his or her value. It can happen after a job loss, or just after another tough quarter that leached away more juice than your friend had in his or her fuel tank.

An Ode to Men During the Financial Crisis

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Men often turn to their concern with making money ... and how their jobs (or lack of) and income affect how they view themselves as men, and potential partners.

Five Ways to Turn Angst into Bliss

Carolyn Rubenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Rubenstein

Whether you see the glass as half full or half empty, the amount of water stays the same. It never changes. The only thing that changes? Your perspective.

Rock Radio's Love Psychic to Meghan McCain: Creating Dating Drama Perpetuates The Drama

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

Meghan McCain: Do you realize that making your love life into an ongoing drama, such as writing about it in public domains like The Daily Beast, precludes having a solid, healthy love relationship in the near future?

Fashion's Remedy for the Recession

Susan Cernek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Susan Cernek

In fairness to the harbingers of gloomy grays and browns, it's not that designers forgot we're in a depression -- they just guessed wrong at how the fashion world would deal with the drama.