psychology

EMOTIONS AND BIOLOGY: Using neuroscience to understand the attitudes of certain racial groups

EMOTIONS AND BIOLOGY: Using neuroscience to understand the attitudes of certain racial groups

I’m not black. I’m just a dark-skinned white guy. But I do have a strong sense of empathy for what other people experience....
December 30, 2014 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Fragile, Shooting the Sky, For Peter Robinson, Indiana Revelation

POEMS BY MAX REIF: Fragile, Shooting the Sky, For Peter Robinson, Indiana Revelation

Fragile It doesn’t take very much to wash away all we know, obliterate every landmark. I went out to a field tonight just down the...
December 28, 2014 × 0 comments

fiction

SUMMER OF ’68: Young, on the heart’s trail

SUMMER OF ’68: Young, on the heart’s trail

Part One: Tunnel 1. Coming back from the lake, we re-entered the St. Louis metro area on St. Charles Rock Road. I was in the back...
December 26, 2014 × 4 comments

sustainable business

DOING BUSINESS GOD’S WAY: Four cornerstones and three key principles

DOING BUSINESS GOD’S WAY: Four cornerstones and three key principles

The following is excerpted from Doing Business God’s Way, in which author Santiago Rivera teaches business owners how to allow...
December 23, 2014 × 0 comments

participatory culture

KEEPING KIND: In a time of loss

KEEPING KIND: In a time of loss

There is an etiquette to grief. You would never, for instance, attend the funeral of someone who had died of cancer and explain to...
December 21, 2014 × 0 comments

book reviews

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy [book review]

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy [book review]

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy Leila A. Fortier [Saint Julian Press, Inc., 118 pages] “For when my...
December 19, 2014 × 0 comments

meditation

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

The following article has been excerpted from 8 Minute Meditation by Victor Davich, the manual for an eight-week meditation program...
December 18, 2014 × 0 comments

voluntary simplicity

HIJACK THE HOLIDAYS: 4 ways to reclaim the season

HIJACK THE HOLIDAYS: 4 ways to reclaim the season

It was when I rounded the corner of the Walmart pet food aisle and discovered that the mechanical grinding that had served as the...
December 14, 2014 × 0 comments

community building

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

If you have no disabilities, you may not have given much thought to the financial, psychological and emotional ramifications of not...
December 11, 2014 × 0 comments