Entries tagged with “Philosophy”

3 Lessons to Learn From Conversations Between Science and Religion

Science and religion aren't enemies. A healthy conversation between them offers valuable lessons.

5 Lessons For Living Your Best Life From a Philosophical Theologian

Paul Tillich is one of the greatest philosophical theologians you’ve probably never heard of.

6 Life Lessons From 6 Philosophers

You’re already a philosopher—“all you need is an enquiring mind.”

A Mind-Altering Message

One of the key words in the New Testament is metanoia, usually translated as "repentance" and giving rise to neurotic concerns about sin and self-reproach. But the Greek word meta …

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American Veda

From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation: How Indian Spirituality Changed the WestBy Philip Goldberg“You don’t get tired of love, you don’t get tired of joy, you don’t g…

Book Review: In Search of Wisdom

A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most

Brilliant Moon

Glimpses of Dilgo Khyentse RinpocheBy Neten Chokling, with narration by Richard Gere and Lou ReedBeautifully filmed in Tibet, India, the United States, Bhutan, and Nepal, this docu…

Care of the Soul: Care of the Soul, 25 Years Later

In the late 1980s, after about seven years of developing my own approach to psychotherapy, I was looking for a different way to re-imagine psychology, one that would have depth and…

Care of the Soul: The Veggie Soul

When I studied medieval philosophy in college, I learned that a human being has a rational, animal, and vegetable soul. At the time, it was all a matter of definitions and categori…

Care of the Soul: Your Highest Self

I’m always writing about depth—deep feelings, deep thoughts, deep relationships. But I know too well that when you focus too much on one quality, its opposite begins to stir, compl…

Conspiracy Theories in the Spiritual Community

The QAnon conspiracy movement has invaded the wellness community, but its presence there is not as shocking as it might seem.

Existential Angst and Social Media

Using social media can be bad for your health. Existentialist wisdom can help remove the angst from digital life.

Finding Your Soul

At birth we each receive our own unique spiritual DNA, but life soon separates us from our true selves. Here’s a path toward wholeness.

Living A Good And Moral Life: Whatever That Means To You

Exploring your purpose, using contemplation, and defining values can provide a roadmap to meaningful life.

Open Your Heart to the Truth. NO, WAIT, SHUT THE WINDOW!

The truth will set you free! So they say. Lately I’ve been wondering—set you free from what, exactly? Satya, or truthfulness, is one of Patanjali’s five Yamas, or precepts for li…

Rate Your Pain

Rating your pain can help you brush off the little stuff and focus on what truly matters. “While this rating system doesn’t take the pain or hurt away, it helps me put it in perspective.”

Restoring the Soul Connection Through an Inner Pilgrimage

A prophetic dream helped this author come to new understandings of Parkinson's, imagination, and healing.

Science and Salvation

Emily Qureshi-Hurst is a doctorate of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on philosophical questions surrounding the intersection of religion and science.

Tao Te Ching and the Complexities of Going with the Flow

Lately, I’ve been reading the Tao Te Ching. It’s the seminal text of Taoist philosophy, a system of thought that I’ve been attracted to since I was a stressed out, straight-A unive…