Depression and the Revolution of the Soul

Depression and the Revolution of the Soul

No one likes depression. When we become depressed, our first instinct is to escape its debilitating symptoms. These symptoms include feelings of hopelessness, an aching monotony of mind, body, and spirit, and even thoughts and actions to extinguish its agony by any...Read More
Be Mindful of Mindfulness

Be Mindful of Mindfulness

Mindful meditation has become a standard therapeutic tool for reducing stress and achieving greater clarity of mind—helping us to be more fully present in the moment. And because of its contemplative religious roots, mindfulness meditation also bears a spiritual...Read More
Control and the Conundrum of Discipline

Control and the Conundrum of Discipline

We’ve all witnessed a spectacle of a screaming child at a grocery store clamoring for food or candy that he doesn’t really need or wants—triggering an argument with the parent that seems almost staged because it’s so familiar. To appear in control, the parent, on...Read More