Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Meditation to Predict Mood Changes

Meditation has helped me a lot in managing my bipolar disorder.  There are so many promises made by mindfulness teachers, and so much contradictory information about meditation, that people have lost sight of the fact that the real reason to meditate is to notice things.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Embracing the Limits of Faith and Ritual

"Live without limits" may be the worst self-help advice anyone has ever given.  Maybe we need to look back toward the rules that formed us and bound us together as a caring society.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Finding Hope and Meaning at Life's End

End of life experiences like redemption, reconciliation and transcendence, are rarely considered by doctors.  To them, death is a failure, and the clinical aspects of treatment leave little room for anything but last-ditch attempts to prolong life and manage pain.