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Faith, and the Complexities of Being Human

Shayne Looper | Posted 01.20.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

According to the Pew Research Center, while "the vast majority of Americans still believe in God ... there are strong signs that many are less certain...

Why aren't things in your life changing?

Christine Hassler | Posted 01.12.2017 | Women
Christine Hassler

A common complaint I hear from my clients is something along the lines of, "I am doing all this work on myself and I feel different inside but things ...

Politics and the Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The world has changed drastically since the results of the November 8th election, and with it the psychotherapist's task. The focus on our personal li...

The Benefit of the Doubt Is Free

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

There is no harm, no foul in giving people the benefit of the doubt, at least for the short term. For instance, let's say you called a friend and they...

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 17: The Greek Way, Chapter 6, Questions 1 & 2

Frank Breslin | Posted 12.15.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

1. What is Plato's view of Socrates? A more important question would be: Was Plato telling the truth about Socrates? Not the Socrates of legend as ...

Special Collegial Wishes for Actress Cherry Jones

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.06.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

ZEALnyc, December 6, 2016 Cherry Jones, one of the great actors of our day, recently celebrated a milestone birthday (November 21) and we at ZEALnyc ...

WATCH: Doubting You Deserve Better

Brad Yates | Posted 11.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

It's very difficult for us to manifest into our lives more than we believe we deserve. What do you unconsciously believe you deserve? Look around at...

The Practice of Certainty & My Elbow Injury

Anne M. Samit | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anne M. Samit

EDIITOR'S NOTE: Please use image above in body of the blog post, and please use the following as the social media thumbnail: "http://images.huffington...

How Christians Should Respond to People Who Doubt

Dinuki Suraweera | Posted 09.21.2016 | Religion
Dinuki Suraweera

As I scrolled down my News feed this morning, an article titled 6 Things Christians Should Stop Saying to People Who Doubt caught my eye. While a heav...

6 Things Christians Should Stop Saying To People Who Doubt

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.10.2016 | Religion

I couldn’t tell you exactly when I started losing my faith. I can only describe it like this: It’s something like standing near the ocean and watc...

Speaking at Harvard Law, "Making a Murderer" Attorney Dean Strang Highlights Our Troubling Rate of Wrongful Convictions--and Suggests a Solution

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.12.2016 | Crime
Michael Shammas

The vast majority of prosecutors are true professionals, keenly aware of their immense power and its consequent responsibility. They form accurate conclusions on guilt far more often than the converse. Still, cognitive bias and overconfidence touch us all.

What You Need More Of Right Now

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Metta is the act of extending our love, kindness and friendship equally towards all beings, proving that love is more powerful than any negative force. Rather than trying to deal with negativity, we cultivate the opposite; seeing and knowing pain, we bring loving kindness. Then amazing change is possible.

Can You Meet God Outside the Bible?

Paul Perkins | Posted 05.17.2016 | Religion
Paul Perkins

Although I didn't know it at the time, my faith was all brain and no heart. Like learning algebraic formulas, I treated God as just an intellectual belief.

Is Your Faith Water or Cement?

Steve Austin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Religion
Steve Austin

Every person of faith must choose if faith is water or cement in their lives. That choice is sometimes a lifetime in the making. A faith that is cement is meant to be absolute, definable, tangible, and - most importantly - defendable.

Faithfully Doubtful

Laura Lowery | Posted 04.01.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

Maybe the questioning of our own abilities is what causes us to look for something larger than ourselves.

How to Have Brand Confidence Like a Superstar

Maureen P. Price | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Maureen P. Price

If you're struggling to communicate with your target audience, it's time to take a look at your brand.

But Is It Real?

Patrick Vaughn | Posted 03.23.2016 | Religion
Patrick Vaughn

Easter makes a bold affirmation about God. Easter means that nothing can separate us from God's love in Jesus. Not Parkinson's. Not divorce. Not the death of a daughter. Not poverty.

The Moment Casey Gerald Realized The Importance Of Doubt

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.15.2016 | Religion

In a recent powerful TED Talk, writer and business leader Casey Gerald used the metaphor of his experiences with his childhood faith to talk about the...

Gwen Stefani Is 'Still In Shock' Over The End Of Her Marriage

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment

“If I could, I would just tell you everything, and you would just be in shock. It’s a really good, juicy story," Gwen Stefani tells The New York T...

5 Steps to Overcome Doubt

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Fani Stipkovic

So as you continue on your journey I employ to feel the fear and make a decision anyway. You are the captain of your own destiny.

Mere Belief

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Religious intolerance arose with presumptions of certainty: the sureness that my sect possesses certified knowledge means that I cannot endure your sect's evident error. If it had always been accepted that belief does not rise to the level of knowledge, religious intolerance might not have marred our histories.

When in Doubt, Be Religious

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 02.08.2017 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

For much of my life I thought being a "true" Christian meant denouncing religion. Mentors would regularly and passionately remind me, "Faith is a RELATIONSHIP, not a RELIGION."

Advice For Anyone Who Has Ever Doubted Their Religion

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.28.2016 | Religion

America is increasingly becoming a land of religious doubters. The latest Pew Religious Landscape Study suggests that a full 34 percent of American a...

Moses Kept a Diary?!

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Here is a translation from the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep's skin by an steady and ornamental hand. The passage seems to suggest a moment of doubt in Moses, right before a theophany.

Unreasonable Gratitude: An Artist Talks to God

Samantha Bennett | Posted 12.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

I've had a partly-finished work laying around for some time now, and, frankly, I've been too shy to share it with you because it's kind of... spiritua...