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Video: Pat Robertson Blames ‘Witchcraft In The Family’ For Boy’s Stomach Pains

The Huffington Post  | By Antonia Blumberg Tell most people your son is having extreme stomach pains, and they will tell you to get to a hospital as soon as possible.…

Why Psychotherapy Appears to Work (Even When It Doesn’t)

Source: Huffington Post By Wray Herbert, Author, ‘On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind’s Hard-Wired Habits’ One of the classic papers in the history of psychology is Hans Eysenck’s “The Effects…

eDigest: Video: An American Professor’s Journey from Atheism to Islam

Epigraph: The case of those who take helpers besides Allah is like unto the case of the spider, who makes for herself a house; and surely the frailest of all…

Love People, Not Pleasure

Epigraph: Know that the life of this world is only a sport and a pastime, and an adornment, and a source of boasting among yourselves, and of rivalry in multiplying…

Book Review: Struggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam

In this book Professor Lang gives a very personal account of his search for God when he found out that his inherited religious beliefs could no longer answer his questions.…

He lost 153 pounds, won his first triathlon

By Carter Maguire, Special to CNN updated 1:04 PM EDT, Mon July 7, 2014 Editor’s note: Do you have a weight-loss success story to share? Tell us how you did it and you could…

Outdoor Play Can Enhance Kids’ Spirituality

New research suggests playing outside for five-10 hours a week can increase a child’s spiritual connection with the environment. Michigan State University investigators found children who spend significant time outdoors…

Video: Biologist Kenneth Miller on Free Will and Quantum Physics

Our physics has to allow for free will and even though nineteenth century physics only suggested determinism, Quantum physics has provided, at least possible avenue, for both free will and…

Does Sigmund Freud still matter?

Source: BBC By Jane Ciabattari: A a journalist and book critic based in New York and California who is the author of the short story collection Stealing the Fire. Freudian slips.…

From ‘goof’ to maths genius thanks to a blow to the head

Source: The Telegraph By Rosa Prince, New York Jason Padgett is one of the world’s few ‘sudden savants’ – able to draw elaborate geometric fractals following a brain injury which changed his…

What Suffering Does

Source: New York Times By David Brooks Over the past few weeks, I’ve found myself in a bunch of conversations in which the unspoken assumption was that the main goal of…

Violent video games leave teens ‘morally immature’

More than half of teenagers in the study played a computer game every day Continue reading the main story in BBC Related Stories Games age rating rules changed EA denies…

Lack of Sleep leads to Brain Damage

Source: BBC Health Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests. In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25%…

My father came home from Iraq a monster

Kristi Anne Raspperry, 19, lives with her mother and father, Heather and John Moates, outside Savannah, Georgia. Heather cares full time for her husband, John, an Army veteran who developed…

A Whole New Way To Think About Stress That Changes Everything We’ve Been Taught

Upworthy: by Alana Karsch — I’m totally gonna summarize this video for you: It’s not stress that’s making you sicker, it’s stressing out about stress being stressful that’s actually the…

Young people ‘feel they have nothing to live for’

Source: BBC By Katherine Sellgren: BBC News education and family reporter Former jobseeker Emma Sparham: “After a spate of negative things happening I lost all my hair” Continue reading the…

Happiness and Laughter Are Natural Immune Boosters

Source: Mercola.com There are many studies supporting the belief that people with an upbeat and positive perspective tend to be healthier and enjoy longer lives. For example, in one study,1…

The country where exorcisms are on the rise

Source: BBC By Vladimir Hernandez BBC Mundo Does God exist? Does the Devil exist? The Catholic church believes they both do – and some priests say they are currently having…

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