One of the leading integrators of the western psychotherapeutic and eastern meditative traditions shows how the judicious blending of meditation and psychotherapy makes each richer than if pursued alone. Read More
Eliminating selfish behaviors is an important part of most religious ethics. Many religions assume that when human beings are left to their own devices, they will be destructively egotistical—even evil. In the face of this spiritual and religious teachings often recommend and promote selflessness. Read More
A young mother I know called me the other day in great distress. Through her tears I learned that she felt humiliated in front of her son’s teachers and the other mothers at a preschool Mother’s Day function when her son acted more rambunctiously than his sedate classmates. Read More
Walking through the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, several years ago, I was immediately drawn to the canvasses of Thomas Cole, a key figure in the Hudson River school, America's first native school of landscape painting. Read More
Jeffrey B. Rubin, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist in New York and author of The Art of Flourishing.