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The Two Faces of Guilt

We all want positive changes in our lives, but often there is something blocking us. Some blocks are very personal, but there are others which are almost universal. One...
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Book Review: How to Deal with Adversity

Although the title sounds very self-help,  a serious text in which Christopher Hamilton — philosopher, author, and senior lecturer in philosophy of religion at London’s King’s College — uses his scholarship to push...
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Writing for Health

I hate to admit it but it’s true: I’m terrible at keeping a journal. I probably have half a dozen notebooks lying around, each one with no more than...
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How to Be Alone

I often spend at least twelve hours a day being very much in the presence of others. Caring for patients, discussing cases with attending doctors, interacting with nurses and social...
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The Compass of Now

Many books on the healing power of meditation belabor the importance of breathing and focused practice. In her new book, DDnard — the popular name of a spiritual guru in...
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