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What’s Your Biggest Regret?

On Ash Wednesday, it’s good to feel the pain

Ash Wednesday Idea: Beat Guilt This Lent — Literally

Cleansing the Soul by Hurting the Flesh: The Guilt-Reducing Effect of Pain

Lent in the Christian tradition is a time of sacrifice and penance. It also is a period of purification and enlightenment. Pain purifies. It atones for sin and cleanses the soul. Or at least that’s the idea. Theological questions aside, can self-inflicted pain really alleviate the guilt associated with immoral acts? A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, explores the psychological consequences of experiencing bodily pain.... More>

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