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WATCH: Brene Brown: Shame And Vulnerability

Travis Reed | Posted 04.29.2013 | Religion
Travis Reed

As Brown says, "Weakness is something we abhor." But for me now, learning to sit in the dark and learning to uncover my own pain (a never-ending process) has been the path to transformation.

Films for Your Soul: Plugging in to Limitless Power (WATCH)

Marlowe Brown | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Marlowe Brown

Press "Play" in this week's "Films for Your Soul" excerpt below and experience the limitless power of glaciers so deep you can fit a skyscraper into their caverns, and mountains so high you would be the size of a pinhead next to them.

Cara Santa Maria

Can Positive Thinking Improve Health? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.04.2012 | Science

2012-06-07-Screenshot20120607at9.13.49AM.jpgThe power of positive thinking movement is the cornerstone upon which countless American self-help empires have been built. But does it really have the power it so often promises?

The Courage to Blog About Personal Struggles

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology
Bruce Reyes-Chow

This week I have been inspired by a few folks who have reminded me of the courage to publicly share struggles, not only for their own healing, but for the healing of others. Their words are powerful.

Grief Echoes: A Pastor Reflects on Death and Remembering

Lillian Daniel | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Lillian Daniel

When death hits us, we are never prepared. Even when we know the end is near, when we can see the storm on the horizon, when it hits, it still feels like a tsunami.

Why We Sweat The Small Stuff (And How To Stop)

Ellie Knaus | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

Some of us would rather pretend our hard battles don't exist and invent a war over the trivial instead. Half the time, we don't even know we're doing it. But there's hope.

Healing A War-Torn Spirit (WATCH)

Marlowe Brown | Posted 07.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marlowe Brown

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those who have died in our nation's service. Regardless of what our opinions are about war, one fact remains: There are thousands of people who survive who are in great need of healing.

What Does Your Soul Want To See? (WATCH)

Marlowe Brown | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Marlowe Brown

Stirring the soul is exactly what the artists behind the movie Sacred Earth set out to achieve: to use this incredibly powerful medium to create a film that went beyond emotional manipulation and reached the viewer's soul.

7 Habits To Break Free From

Linda Durnell | Posted 07.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

To let go of the habits we created is difficult, but the rewards of creating new and positive habits can be life-changing.

Bringing Light, Making Peace

Lisa Schultz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact
Lisa Schultz

On Friday night, I land in Sierra Leone and the first important thing I do will be to gather my son Tejan in my arms and hope that this is last time he will be greeting me, instead of accompanying me, to Africa.

Insights Into Mother's Day

Dr. Isaac Eliaz | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Isaac Eliaz

The strong life energy of the spring moves our emotions, and if we are listening, we can find the places where our energy is stuck -- the places that need healing.

You Can Get Through Anything, If You Know Who Is In Charge

D.J. Wilson | Posted 07.13.2012 | Religion
D.J. Wilson

These words of prophetic wisdom were delivered, last week, to me at the very height of my own crisis, from a very close friend and mentor, a spiritual warrior, who has endured many valleys of his own.

'The Conversation': Kelly Preston

Amanda de Cadenet | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Amanda de Cadenet

Kelly speaks with Amanda and shares that when she was in a time where she questioned if she would ever be able to love again, she realized how much love she had inside of her.

Opening Up To Healing

Wendy Strgar | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

Finding the courage to extricate the shame, guilt, or other emotional baggage from our hearts is where healing begins and we open to the potential of our life.

Films For Your Soul: 'Riding The Invisible' (WATCH)

Marlowe Brown | Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Marlowe Brown

It is with great excitement that I share with you now the same "private sneak-peek" that I once had and invite you to take a one-of-a-kind ride to your soul.

Mothers: The Tie That Binds

Deborah King | Posted 07.04.2012 | Women
Deborah King

That umbilical cord may have been cut at birth, but emotional cords tie you two together for life and beyond.

Cancer's New Home

Jenna Benn | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Benn

As I prepare to move from floor 29 to a new home built for two, I decided to package up cancer -- and seal her in a tight little box, with no room to breathe. And there she can live amongst a sea of discarded memories, in a landfill somewhere far from here.

Isolated on an Island, Dealing With Grief

Lea Lane | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Alone on the cliffs of Grand Manan Island overlooking the misty Bay of Fundy, I didn't feel any lonelier than I did anywhere else. I felt peaceful. I missed my husband, but now I felt his presence more clearly in my memories.

How Can I Let Go Of Hatred Toward My Ex?

Agi Smith | Posted 04.26.2012 | Divorce
Agi Smith

I can't seem to be able to move forward and stop blaming myself for marrying this man knowing he had serious issues and thereby not protecting my children.

Losing Control and Gaining Yourself

Francesco Clark | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Francesco Clark

I started to realize that my work ethic, while good for work, was leading to an unbalanced life. It made me ask: How do you realize the difference between a passion and having a complex?

How to Untangle Any Situation: The Art of Starting Again

Linda Durnell | Posted 06.18.2012 | Women
Linda Durnell

Admit the part you played in the current drama. We all are the creators of our lives and even when faced with tragedy, we are able to create our response towards it.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Philippe Falardeau on Monsieur Lazhar

Dan Persons | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Philippe Falardeau's Monsieur Lazhar finds finely-shaded drama in a venue that has defeated many a filmmaker: a classroom full of children.

When Her Husband Lost His Language, She Did Something Incredible

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.12.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Author Diane Ackerman was on a book tour promoting "An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain" when her husband, Paul West, suffered a massive stroke that radically combusted the alchemy in his own brain.

What Counts As Legitimate Scientific Research On Prayer?

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

My basic response is this: Prayer effects should be subject to the same standards as other research. This means that standards should not be lower, nor should they be higher.

The Healing Power of Storytelling

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

Storytelling is a two-way street. Illnesses unfold as stories, and physicians need to learn how to listen to those stories. The same is true of giving advice, for if good advice is given in the wrong way, the patient will not follow it.