Mind & Body


Same Auld Lang Syne, Please

By Tim White

Tim White advises a soon-to-be engaged woman who wants to keep New Year’s Eve and her boyfriend’s proposal simple.


The Truth About Motherhood Exhaustion

By Melanie Holmes

While being a mother is a valid path for many women, the reality of motherhood is undeniably exhausting—and it may not be right for every female.


Finding the Value in Ritual and Ceremony

by Christian Williams

The beauty and benefit of ritual and ceremony when separated from dogma.


Optimism: A Philosophy of Life

By Jurriaan Kamp

As a philosophy of life, optimism is a choice one makes in response to uncontrollable circumstances.


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'Tis the Season to Be Way Too Jolly

By Tim White

Tim White advises a woman who wants to act out a sexual fantasy that her husband is uncomfortable with.


That Ship Has Sailed

By Tim White

Tim White offers his advice to a young man who fell in love at first sight with a woman whom he can’t seem to find again.


Dealing with Guilt and Shame Productively

By Peter R. Breggin, MD

Guilt and shame can prevent us attaining emotional freedom in our lives, but we don't have to accept their influence; instead, make a habit of dealing with guilt and shame productively.


A Good Night’s Sleep Is Hard to Find

By Soli Salgado

Interruptions throughout a night’s sleep can provide creative or inspired thinking—a norm that faded with the advent of electricity.



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