Entries tagged with “Thoughts”

10 Cognitive Distortions That Contribute to Anxiety and Depression

The 10 most common cognitive distortions, how they work, and why they are misleading.

Does Free Will Exist?

“Déjà vu, prescience, and synchronicity each give us hints of a larger, more subtle, field of interconnecting thought, awareness and expression beyond the usual linear extension of time and space.”

Exploring the Mechanics of Thought

It is a much better strategy to focus on the mechanics of thought, rather than the content of thought.

Faith After Doubt: Explore Spirituality With Doubt

In his new book, Faith After Doubt, the author, speaker, activist and public theologian Brian McLaren talks about why doubting faith is both so painful—and so necessary.

Free Will Under Fire

Our decisions may be determined before we’re conscious of them

How Much Do I Love Free Will?

Free will was a hot topic this morning. I was sitting in the Springfield, MO airport watching the news accounts of an American soldier’s murderous rampage through an Afghan village…

How the Invisible World of Spirit Impacts Health and Healing

When you participate in the shared awareness of all Creation, you recognize your Oneness with all beings and with nature.

Ill Will

Ill will toward yourself may be the main reason why your meditation is difficult.

Is it Safe to Get In?

The waves crash steadily along the jagged, obsidian-colored lava coastline, and foamy-white salt water gushes up onto the beach. Its fierceness recedes and softens as it reaches up…

Is There Such Thing As Enlightenment?

Byron Katie believes there’s no such thing as enlightenment. Find out what we can do to truly evolve.

Keep the Doubt

I am often told to keep the faith. The truth is, however, I prefer doubt. Faith is about clinging to answers that cannot be proven, while doubt is about wrestling with questions th…

Talk Therapy Changes the Brain

Cognitive behavior therapy literally changes connections in the brain.

Talk, Hear, Doubt Your Doubts

Loved ones who have passed away can still whisper wisdom to you.

The Benefit of Doubt

Why do we choose New Year’s day to be the first day of our resolution to live better lives? Most of us would say just about anything at that time of year, what with all the distrac…

The Cure for Laziness

When we call ourselves lazy, we do it innocently. Unconscious about what's really going on, the inner critic kicks in and decides the issue is our laziness.