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Intoxication: When Is Too Much, Too Much?

We are all aware about intoxication, inebriation, intoxicants and the like. Usually we identify physical substances, including money, as intoxicants. But it’s also fruitful to recognize the inwardly driven intoxicants, such as sex. Love is an intoxicant that can be “blinding” as well. As the old maxim goes “love is blind.”  Read more »


Dear Dr. Epstein. These three words perk up my day when I receive an email or letter from one of you.  I am so grateful for the opportunity to touch lives through my books, audio and teachings. Here are some of my favorite postings. If you want to share your story, please email me or post on our Facebook page.

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Talking With Your Doctor: Tips for Clear Communication

Health care practitioners may excel at curing but too often, their communication skills can cause anxiety in patients. Don’t let buzzwords coming from your health care practitioner determine how you feel about the health issue you are facing. When your doctor says   “I’m worried,” “I’m concerned,” “I fear that . . .”  remember that these phrases describe the doctor’s anxiety and fears. Internalizing their concerns makes them more significant or important than the task at hand: healing and deciding on a course of action for your condition. Read more »

Getting Your Life on Track: Aligning Your Will and Purpose

Purpose in life can be understood by an alternative term . . . intention.  Purpose is a movement toward something, an aim.  Will is the spark of life initiating movement, which is life.  Action is enactment, fulfillment of the aim whose outcome or result of which we have no idea (although we would like to think so). Read more »

Spiritual Thinking

We are all devoted to thinking.  Everyone exists here as thinking beings.  Spiritual thinking asks us to devote to a different way of thinking than we have been educated and conditioned to do.  It is a way to think promoting a virtuous, holy life that stirs us to love and to do service, to develop conscience, a sense and feeling for others’ feelings and behavior. Read more »

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