The Interior and Exterior Consequences of Original Sin
What effects are left by original sin? These are both the interior and exterior consequences of original sin and how we can overcome them.
The Positive and Negative Effects of Religion
Throughout history, faith has been intrinsic to the human experience but what are the effects of religion on happiness, civic engagement, and health?
Positive Emotions and the Virtuous Life
Using psychology, this article examines why we have positive emotions and what role they play in developing a virtuous life.
Living with Happiness and Purpose
Maggie Ciskanik dives into the discussion of how to live a life with happiness and purpose through the lens of psychology.
The Reluctance Of Males To Become Men: Failure to Launch
John Clark discusses the male reluctance to become men by analyzing Failure to Launch syndrome and arguing for perfect happiness as the answer.
Between the Lines, Young Writers Reveal Hope
Ultimate happiness and culture-healing result from teaching skills that allow students to use meaningful communication and push conversations forward.
Jordan Peterson Returns, and We See Ourselves
I feel duty-bound to bring the good news that a spiritually enriching drama is now playing on You Tube: the return of Jordan B. Peterson, Ph.D.
Suffering and God's Top Priority
Why doesn't God remove suffering from your life—despite your many pleas for relief? Fr. Spitzer explains God's top priorities in suffering and healing.
The Secret to Happiness: Living for Others
In this video clip from 'Happiness: the Series,' Fr. Spitzer describes level 3 happiness: the happiness of living for others.
Made in His Image: the Social Synapse and the Neurobiology of Connection
The data is in: we are hardwired for connection and social interactions. Not a surprise—for God is a community of love, and we are made in His image.
New Insights on the Rise of the ‘Nones’
The United States is increasing in “Nones,” i.e, those who claim no religious affiliation. But who are the Nones, and what compels them to leave the Church?
Happiness and the Jordan Peterson Factor
Jordan Peterson’s desire for self-empowering disciplines to replace sloppy secularism can launch us beyond ego comparison—where so many people are trapped.