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For Thanksgiving: What We Have to Do With "Twelve Years a Slave," the Movie

Carol Smaldino | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

I feel apprehensive, after seeing "Twelve Years a Slave", the currently at movie theaters everywhere film, that it may inspire awards in place of the ...

Why Size Matters: Big Gravy Boats, Small Gestures & Leading With Gratitude

Elise Lelon | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Elise Lelon

Good business. Better health. And a Godly connection. Sounds like a no brainer. Why, then, aren't more of us incorporating Thanksgiving at work and in our lives?

Choreographing Consciousness and Galvanizing Creativity

Lia Chavez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lia Chavez

Just as nature utilizes storms to collect disparate energies and ecologically regenerate, so also the artist synthesizes the complexities of human experience in the encounter with wholeness known as Art.

Want Happiness? Become a Practicing Stoic

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Michael Shammas

Over the past two months I've read the works of all four great Roman Stoics -- Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Seneca and of course Marcus Aurelius -- and with their help I've come to a few realizations

Why What You Love May Be More Important Than You Think

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Take a gander at what steals too much of your energy. The result will be more beneficial than what is offered in traditional health care as treatment.

The Collective (Un)Consciousness; Remember Your Dreams

Amanda Slavin | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology
Amanda Slavin

I have found as we get older and our dreams become dictated by what society says we should be buying, dreaming, and doing, we have forgotten our very visions, and what drives us in a deep meaningful way to be who we are.

Lights Go On -- Part X -- You Sir...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Recently I came across this quote by Shirley Maclaine: "The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves." In this writer'...

Lights Go On -- Part IX -- Your Essence...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

your essence is indescribable -- but I'll try... You are the lips that bring and complete the passion of my life... You are the eyes to my soul Yo...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation with M.J. Rose

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.27.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

M.J. Rose is the international best-selling author of 13 novels and three non-fiction books. Her most recent novel, Seduction, has received rave reviews from USA Today, Publisher's Weekly and many others.

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico

Francis Levy | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Francis Levy

Il Enciclopedio Palazzo Del Mundo was a creation of Marino Auriti an Italian immigrant who ran a auto body shop in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. It w...

Reality Star 101: What the Experts Say It Takes to Make It Big

Caroline Presno | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

People seem to find reality stars more relatable. Hollywood actors are in a cut-off fantasy world, where as reality stars are just living life like everyone else -- or so it seems...

Family Man, Not Superman: Why Brad Pitt Is the Hero for Our Age

Sophia Stuart | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Brad Pitt might be the first modern hero who doesn't need a superhero power. Because unlike Superman -- who stands brooding and alone, has not one but two father complexes and something of a messiah issue to deal with.

Notes From the Creative Underground

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Declaring to myself that I would keep no calendar, unplug from my laptop and all obligations, I set forth to discover what the morning would bring and follow the call of my heart.

The Curse of Reparative Therapy

George Weinberg | Posted 07.10.2013 | Gay Voices
George Weinberg

The mental health profession, not content with trying to solve real problems, has over the years proposed solving imaginary ones. The current debate is over the right to even try to cure homosexuality. The adage that there's no harm in trying doesn't hold. There is great harm in trying.

The Power of Time Off

Ashley Turner | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

This week's vlog is about the difference between Chairos and Chronos, the importance of giving yourself permission to do less (or nothing at all) and the power of taking time off.

Yelp Reviews on Life

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Much like chocolate and peanut butter, Mork and Mindy, Jack and Coke, certain things just belong together. Which is why it's about time that the follo...

Obama's Brain Activity Map: Good News For The Psychology of Religion

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

In his State of the Union Address, President Obama signaled his interest in launching a renewed collective effort to explore the nature of the human brain. The more we learn about how the brain functions as a whole, the more we will learn about the psychological dimensions of religion.

Post-Katrina Jungian Jambalaya

Bert Montgomery | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

My dreams at night were about Destrehan and New Orleans. School friends from the 1980s were mixed together with my seminary studies, with my church, and with my family in 2005-2006. It was like time ceased to exist and everything and everybody were all stirred in together in one big kettle.

Secrets: the Untold Story of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

While David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method concentrates on Jung's relationship with Sabina Spielrein, Ken Wydro's Secrets, introduces a later patient/lover, Toni Wolff.

Children's Nightmares: A Surprising Source of Psychological Growth

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Having bad dreams from time to time is a perfectly normal part of child development. Nightmares can occur whenever a person encounters something new, strange, startling, or threatening in waking life.

Big Dreams in Childhood: 'The Richest Jewels in the Treasure House of Psychic Experience'

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

At least once or twice in life, often in childhood, most people have a dream that strikes them with unusual power and intensity, a dream so realistic and otherworldly that it burns a lasting impression into their memory.

Why Jung Is Important

Gary Lachman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Gary Lachman

More than anyone else in the 20th century, the psychologist is responsible for our wide interest in what we can call "inner directed spirituality." He saw the unconscious mind as a hidden treasure, not a basement or cellar where we hide away everything about ourselves we'd rather not face.

Cosmopolis on DVD & On-Screen, Tonight @ Museum of The Moving Image

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

As part of their "Best of 2012" series, the good folks at MOMI are screening David Cronenberg's film adaptation of the great Don Delilo's 2000 novel, Cosmopolis. Both are worth your time. Note to purists: skip this review, the film, and read the book first.

Newtown: A Crisis of Faith

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Eliezer Sobel

But my question remains: is it ever even possible to feel and experience a sense of utter and absolute safety in this life in the very same breath that we inhale the daily news?

Ah, The Dreams of Life -- And The Fiscal Cliff

Steve McSwain | Posted 01.30.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Congress threatens the "fiscal cliff." Violence, bloodshed, hatred and disregard for the planet threatens the future of humanity. We have some big, big problems we're not handling so well. Today, though, I'm going to relax.