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Integrated Cultures ACT Mahatma Gandhi Essay Competition

Integrated Cultures ACT is proud to announce an “Essay writing competition” to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the eminent political and spiritual leader of India’s independence movement, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as “Gandhi”. He pioneered and practiced the principle of Satyagraha—resistance to tyranny through mass nonviolent civil disobedience. He has inspired the civil [...]

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People Who Like “Pseudo-Profound” Quotes Are Not So Smart, Says Science

(AP Photo/Dan Balilty) “By maturing, we self-actualize.” “We dream, we vibrate, we are reborn.” “Choice is the driver of purpose.” If you found yourself rolling your eyes at the above quotes, congratulations: Your cynicism may be a sign of intelligence, according to a study published in November in the journal Judgment and Decision Making. Researchers [...]

How to Cope With The Energy Vampires in Your Life

In making the break from an energy vampire, you can sometimes miss their financial or strategic support in a business context, or the security and comfort in a personal one. But once you remove people who drain you physically, emotionally, spiritually, psychologically and/or financially, it can feel like a heavy weight has been removed from [...]

Spirituality is key to kids’ happiness

Research shows that children who feel that their lives have meaning and value and who develop deep, quality relationships - both measures of spirituality - are happier. It would appear, however, that their religious practices have little effect on their happiness. via Spirituality is key to kids' happiness.

Spirituality Improves Mental Health

Quality of life is a subjective gauge of a person’s overall well-being and includes assessments and self-reports of physical health, mental health, functional abilities, emotional condition, social support, and spirituality. As healthcare continues to evolve and provide more complete, holistic care for patients, the importance of religion and spirituality is increasingly emphasized. And, with good [...]

Spirituality helps protect against alcohol abuse

A recent study Spiritual Beliefs Associated with Better Drinking Outcomes by Steven Dubovsky, MD has found that people who have a religious or spiritual aspect to their lives are more able to have a balanced approach to potentially addictive substances such as alcohol and drugs. The study found that “Changes in beliefs over 6 months [...]