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Nature endowed humanity with both revenge and forgiveness as tools of conflict resolution. But why does one seem so much harder than the other?
Science explains why people cling to ideas, even when they have contradictory evidence.
Research shows how first impressions can color later interactions.
Adapted from Everything Mind by Chris Grosso
Mental and physical benefits of tending to plants
Your host Rabbi Rami Shapiro talks to physician Deborah Gordon, MD, about the benefits of going paleo. Read her full story in the May/June 2015 issue of Spirituality & Health.…
One Doctor's Story
Crafting A Binding Contract With The Sacred
A new book argues that surprise, whether good or bad, is critical for bringing vitality to our lives.
“Seeking the death penalty and securing the death penalty should not obligate us to implement the death penalty.”
One of my most precious experiences was finding a list in my dad’s handwriting as I sat in his recliner in my parents’ home. When I asked my mom about it, she told me it was his pr…
Reflections on Pope Francis’ Year of Mercy and my return to being Catholic
I was once in a workshop with celeb-yogi extraordinaire Sadie Nardini, and she asked us a question that really stuck with me. I’m going to paraphrase here:“If you could tell t…
A couple of weeks ago during a Q&A session after a talk I gave I was asked, “Why aren’t you a Christian?” I was intrigued by the question and its corollaries: Why I’m not a Muslim,…
I know of no spiritual teacher or person who more fully embodies peace and compassionate understanding than Thich Nhat Hanh, or Thay, as he is lovingly known by his students.
If we crack the “Aging Code,” we’re all in the shark tank.
The mystic Osho talks about “happiness” and “misery,” and turns the conventional wisdom about these seemingly polar opposites on its head.
Here are the five things your partner is trying to get you to believe about yourself, them, and your relationship when they lie to you.
As a society, we turn a blind eye to obvious trauma, making one’s story more difficult.
“And thus we observe/ Seed to root to plant to flower to seed/ Earth to bloom to earth/ A soul returns.”