Watch an excerpt from PsychAlive’s exclusive interview with Dr. Kirk Schneider. Dr. Kirk Schneider talks about how awe and how it can transform people. LF: I was really struck when I was at that conference with you and people were saying their experiences of awe, how many of them touched on death or painful issues,… Read more »Learn More
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Watch an excerpt from PsychAlive’s exclusive interview with Dr. Kirk Schneider. Dr. Kirk Schneider talks about the power of awe. Dr. Kirk Schneider – Awakening to Awe, A Personal Journey. LF: What made you become interested in exploring the theme of awe in documenting people’s experiences? What inspired you to begin looking into awe? KS:… Read more »Learn More
Watch an exerpt from PsychAlive’s exclusive interview with Dr. Kirk Schneider. Dr. Kirk Schneider talks about what awe is and how its meaning has shifted through history. LF: How would you define awe? KS: Well, I define it as the humility and wonder or sense of adventure toward living. I mean, awe has been defined… Read more »Learn More
There was another mass shooting recently. This one was at a school in Newtown, Connecticut. Just a week earlier there had been a similar mass shooting at a political rally in Canada, and another, just six weeks earlier at a movie theater in Colorado. I heard a reporter on the radio say that the shooter… Read more »Learn More
What is a polarized mind? It is a mind stricken with one absolutist point of view, to the utter exclusion, even demonization, of all others. The polarized mind is, in its way, the great “mistake” of history and yet we repeatedly fall into its clutches. We see this lapse every day–in the streets, the suites,… Read more »Learn More