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Carl Gustav Jung and Facebook

Tim McHenry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Tim McHenry

As this session was about Jung, it was perhaps inevitable that the unconscious would make an appearance by the end of the evening. The image of the Red Book certainly brought Shanley to reveal a great deal more about himself than might be gleaned in a regular interview.

What Facebook Doesn't Tell Us

An Bourmanne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
An Bourmanne

Sometimes we wanna do something we really wanna do. Something we really believe in. Something we really care about.

Top Mormon Leader Speaks Surprisingly Frankly

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion

SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) It is wrong to assume that Mormons who leave the faith “have been offended or lazy or sinful,” a top leader told members of t...

You've Never Seen A Bible Like This

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion

Zach Myrow wants you to take the Bible with a grain of salt. Literally. His work "Salis Bible / Salt Bible" is part art piece, part social comme...

How To Overcome 'Impostor Syndrome' And Believe In Yourself!

Erin Cox | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Self doubt and having moments of feeling like an imposter happen to everyone -- and I mean everyone! Think of the most accomplished and successful person you know. Yep, they've felt that way too. It's human nature.

Confessions of a Christian Skeptic

Joe Boyd | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion
Joe Boyd

It may seem a strange thing to say that a kid who grew up in the church, graduated with a degree in Biblical Studies and worked as a pastor for a decade didn't know Jesus, but that's the way my story unfolded.

My Brand of Hope-Filled Christian Uncertainty

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

The reason so many liberal churches are empty or mostly populated with aging rationalists who seem to have a somewhat embarrassed attachment to religion, is that trying to reduce spiritual experience to something verifiable is a dead end.

"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 ...

Remove the "Mindblocks" from Your Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.01.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

Ideally, you should be living in the present while striving for your healthiest goals of, for example, meaning, happiness, love, success, and fulfillm...

Overcoming Self-Doubt, From Heart To Heart

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

I believe that doubt is the No. 1 killer of the human spirit. And it is imperative that we see it and address it and shake it loose. With fear, you can still feel the adrenaline and get the energy to overcome it, but doubt can paralyze you and you don't even feel it.

Can You Trust Yourself?

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

I believe that the ultimate gamble with the greatest potential gain in life is to trust yourself and that in so doing, you gain a level of freedom, authenticity, and peace that is unreachable any other way.

After Boston: Can You Have Faith Without God?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

Should we have to adopt a belief we don't really hold in order to feel part of the larger American family who were collectively targeted on Monday, and who are grieving and searching for answers as part of one people?

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.

Self-Doubt Destroys the Heart, Mind, Body and Soul

Dr. Cynthia Thaik | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cynthia Thaik

Self-doubt is one of the major obstacles to living the life you truly deserve. This unhealthy food for the soul drags down your spirit, crushes your ambitions, and prevents you from achieving all that you can.

Do We Ever Get Over Self-Doubt? I Used to Doubt It, But I'm Getting Over That

Lynn Cluess Manzione | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Cluess Manzione

Today everything is digital, and we now have delete buttons. Your slate is clean. Stay on top of your junk, and when something shows up in your life that does not serve you, see it for what it is. Junk. Press the delete button and send it on its way.

You May Not Believe in Ghosts, But Are You Scared of Them?

Peter Rollins | Posted 05.23.2013 | Religion
Peter Rollins

The central scandal of Christianity is an invitation to give up such superstitious certainties at a material level and fully embrace the world without unconscious religious support.

Want To Be Happier? Try Being More Skeptical

OWN | Posted 03.02.2013 | OWN

By don Miguel Ruiz and don Jose Ruiz, with Janet Mills The authors of The Four Agreements and The Fifth Agreement -- bestselling books about the To...

Janet Montgomery To Play Grace Van Helsing In ABC's 'Gothica'

Posted 02.25.2013 | TV

ABC's "Gothica" has found its lead in Janet Montgomery, EW reports. The British star will play Grace Van Helsing, the lead character in ABC's supe...

Mira Sorvino Lands CBS Comedy Role

Posted 02.21.2013 | TV

Mira Sorvino has joined Jim Gaffigan's untitled CBS comedy pilot, Deadline reports. The "Mighty Aphrodite" and "Romy and Michelle" star will play ...

Faith, Doubt And Other Lines I've Crossed

Jay Bakker | Posted 04.21.2013 | Religion
Jay Bakker

Years ago, I believed in a lot of things like heaven and God. And I was told that to really believe in them, I had to eliminate any kind of doubt. The problem was I'd study the Bible and doubts would creep in.

How I Learned To Let My Distractions Fall Away

Amanda Magee | Posted 04.07.2013 | Parents
Amanda Magee

A week and a half ago, I told Briar we could go to get her hair trimmed. I had thought that we'd go on that first Saturday morning, but an unexpected guest, a work commitment and a sick sister kept cutting in and preventing the outing. I wanted the time alone with her. What happened?

How To Boost Your Confidence -- Instantly

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

Second-guessing and doubting ourselves can be deadly. It kills our enthusiasm for embarking on a big project, getting involved in a new relationship, and the list goes on. When doubting yourself rears its ugly head, here are ways to put down the monster.

The Fruits Of Doubt

Katherine Towler | Posted 03.18.2013 | Religion
Katherine Towler

Theologians through the ages remind us that doubt is integral to belief and even to prayer. Paul Tillich argued that "doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith." God is present in our doubt as much as our certainty.

The Top 5 Reasons You Aren't Going To Heaven But Shouldn't Lose Hope

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 03.17.2013 | Science
Clay Farris Naff

Apart from a scientific inclination to adopt the simplest explanation that fits the facts, it seems to me that the whole idea of heaven is an incoherent hodgepodge of false comfort and delusion.

Expectations and Resolutions: A Mash-Off Between Faith, Facts and Fictions

Soul Dancer | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

With 2013's arrival, much like a gardener using a shovel to prepare for planting (then one day, harvesting), I invite you to explore your faith, facts and fictions with the following questions (shovels) over the weeks and months ahead.