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Policing Human Biases

Krishna Pendyala | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
Krishna Pendyala

It seems that every day, we wake up to another headline about police violence or tense race relations in our country. There is constantly another shoo...

Please Stop The Judgment -- From A Grieving Mom

Sheri Roaf | Posted 07.20.2016 | Parents
Sheri Roaf

Our 18 month old son died when my car hit him and myself in my driveway. The easiest way to explain to people is ‘car accident’ even though he was...

History Will Judge Today's Christians According To These 4 Questions

Stephen Mattson | Posted 07.14.2016 | Religion
Stephen Mattson

You can look back in history and criticize Christians for failing to follow Jesus during some of the world's darkest moments, but today's Christians will also be judged according to their actions, and here are four moral questions facing today's Christians.

How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

This post was originally published on Techealthiest. Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life? After helping...

The Importance Of Minding Your Online Manners

Kate Stone Matheson | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Kate Stone Matheson

Words hurt like hell, and it's the height of bad manners to use them as weapons, especially if you have the intelligence to do so.

Worshipping alone: Studies find divorce retains its sting in faith communities

David Briggs | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

m The religious stigma surrounding divorce remains a powerful source of anguish for believers, but few congregations have ministries for people recov...

The Eye of the Beholder

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

I was struck by the depth of her hue. The flawless, velvet nature of her skin commanded my attention. There was something evocative about this image. ...

The Eye of the Beholder

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.07.2016 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

I was struck by the depth of her hue. The flawless, velvet nature of her skin commanded my attention. There was something evocative about this image. For me, it captured the essence of beauty, majesty, stillness and groundedness.

Excuse Me While I Lather My Child In This Toxic Death Cream

Sarah Kallies | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Sarah Kallies

I've had it. Please, and I mean this from the bottom of my overly exhausted heart, take your scientific pie chart and shove it.

Enough With the Mom Shaming Already -- Animals Are NOT People

Kal Ross | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Kal Ross

Did I miss something? When the f*ck did an animal's life become more important than one of a human?

The Cincinnati Zoo Incident Makes Me Wonder What Happened To The Village

Andi Curry | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Andi Curry

Where's the village, people? She didn't intentionally drop her child into the enclosure. She lost sight of her toddler and a terrible chain of events ensued.

The Cincinnati Zoo Mother Deserves Empathy, Not Judgment

Courtney Perry | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Courtney Perry

It is a horrible situation, but even more upsetting to me is the public backlash that has taken place since the incident happened. It's not an issue about whether or not we value the life of an animal or human more; it's about doing what is so obviously right in an impossibly difficult situation.

6 Ways to Make Faster Decisions (Infographic)

Larry Kim | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Larry Kim

Draw a hard line between the good choices and bad; there's no point mulling over things that just aren't good for you. Of course, you should always trust your gut. Your gut feeling is based on all of those previous experiences and intuitive feelings you may not understand or even remember, but it won't lead you astray.

Is Your Congregation a Clergy Killer? How Churchgoers Matter to Mental Health of Pastors

David Briggs | Posted 04.29.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Clergy who serve flocks that support them in their times of need and let their pastors know how much they mean to them are much more likely to be satisfied in their ministry and have a higher quality of life, according to a new study.

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

Dear Mommy Trolls

Aaronica Cole | Posted 04.19.2016 | Parents
Aaronica Cole

As moms, we all struggle in different ways. Whether it's with post-partum depression, balancing motherhood with work, separation anxiety, sleeping, etc. we are all coming to the table with something that we could all use some help with. Instead of lashing out labeling someone as less than a great mother, perhaps kindness is a better option.

'Catholics Aren't Christians' and 3 Other Uncool Things (Some) Evangelicals Say

Laura A Boggs | Posted 04.12.2016 | Religion
Laura A Boggs

I've never heard unpalatables from the pulpit. Mostly the heresies rear their heads behind closed Sunday school doors, in small groups, at Tuesday morning Bible studies. They're said with a wink and a nod, like we should all be on the same page. But we're not.

Engage Your Muse: Bring the Soul to Fruition

Padma Gordon | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

We thrive as humans when we find ways to express the inner light that lives within us and then we are able to more directly experience our own wholeness.

How My Radical Sabbatical Sparked a New Renaissance

Krishna Pendyala | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Krishna Pendyala

In 2013, I chose to take a radical sabbatical from my lucrative job at a top wealth management firm and spent the next three years volunteering my time and working for free. This decision came after more than 25 years as an academic, technology entrepreneur and business advisor.

Thoughts as Destiny

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

I've learned that noticing my thoughts is a powerful practice that allows me to change my thinking patterns and the words I use.

One Way Your Ego Trips You Up

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

So every time we judge or find fault with another we are reinforcing a sense of separateness and isolation, we are allowing ego to create a gap between us, to make one better than the other.

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

Are You a Supreme Judge in the Court of Life?

Mara Shapshay | Posted 03.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

Judging another human being, situation or ourselves is something we all do. I'm not immune. I judge myself for watching The Bachelor then I judge al...

Why Lost Luggage Can Be a Miracle in Disguise

Heather Hubbard | Posted 03.15.2016 | Women
Heather Hubbard

I continued to carry the anger with me for years. Literally. I refused to use that airline and would get angry any time I saw a commercial or heard someone speak about them. Now for the miracle!<

4 Reasons to Let Go of Judgment

Diane Passage | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

So basically, I learned to be nice to myself and other people. I urge you to do the same if you find that you're beating yourself up. Here's what judgment is doing to you: