religion Tag

Happiness comes at least in part from believing in something bigger than yourself; whether it's organised religion or some other form of spirituality, such beliefs are integral to positive constructs such as transcendence, elevation and...

As important as your religious beliefs may be to you, they don't necessarily make you happier, a new study in the American Sociological Review finds. What does make you more satisfied with your life, the study finds, is having friends at your congregation and a...

Happiness is compassion and compassion is the golden rule. I recently found this website that outlines it's purpose as follows...

by Mary J Loftus for the Huffington Post One of the things that most irritated me about Sunday school -- and there were many, including the fact that I had to wear tights, keep quiet and not ask why God wasn't a girl -- is that...

by April Bogle for The Huffington Post It's hard to deny that His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet and the world's most famous Buddhist, is the also world's foremost expert on happiness. He clearly states in writings that seeking happiness is the...

Happiness - Is religion a good prescription? by Nigel Barber for Psychology Today Some doctors (1) claim that the health benefits are so clear, and so pronounced that they should be prescribing religion! This perspective is a little naêve. After all, wealthy people live longer healthier lives...