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Puritanism

Prince Songs That R Sex & Relationship Gospel

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

We are beyond devastated by Prince's passing. Not only were we major fans, but as sex and relationship coaches we appreciate that he did so much to confront the puritanism and hypocrisy of our culture's relationship to sex.

Fifty Shades of Blush: Why Is It So Hard to Talk To Kids About Sex?

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Deborah M. Roffman

Psychologists tell us that denial is the mind's first defense mechanism against anxiety. So, what exactly, are we so afraid of? And, exactly what kind of harm do we fear?

Our Inner Puritans

Matthew Hutson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Religion
Matthew Hutson

Americans are the most individualistic people in the world. This may be a remnant of the Protestant rejection of church hierarchy and emphasis on a personal relationship with God.

Searching For The Common Good In Political Discourse

Frank G. Kirkpatrick | Posted 04.02.2012 | Religion
Frank G. Kirkpatrick

The irony in the ideas of the Republican candidates is that the traditional teachings of Roman Catholicism, Mormonism, and even evangelical Protestantism give a moral priority to the common good over the private good.

Glenn Beck, Conservatism, and the War on the Poor

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

It will be hard for anything to get done in American politics with a campaign of relentless class warfare being waged by the rich and powerful against those without the means to fight back.

4 Types of Perfectionism

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

As I clinically see it there are 4 types of perfectionism: - Neurotic Perfectionism - Narcissistic Perfectionism - Principled (Puritanical) Perfect...

Today In History: John Winthrop

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, used the metaphor City on a Hill." He advised the colonists to be a model community, as the whole world was watching them. Even when they showered. Especially when they showered.

Seeking Happiness? Try Pursuing Purpose

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

It appears we contemporary Americans may have switched the interpretation of "pursuit of happiness" to "pursuit of pleasure."

In Honor Of George Carlin, Examining Nipplephobia And Buttcrackphobia In America

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

You would think, with cable television and the internet, that we've come a long way since Carlin's "Seven Word." But we really haven't.