Having spent hundreds of hours in the hospital in the past two years with his wife, who is undergoing cancer treatment, Mike Keller shares his thoughts about our mortality.
How do we reconcile chaos with control? Cataloging moments of poetry and disaster, novelist and essayist Ruth Ozeki makes sense of family quirks, history almost lost, and the death of parents.
Do you believe in euthanasia? The side of the fence you're on may depend on the answer to one very important question, says Stan Goldberg: Are you dying?
Simplifying, forgiving, and letting go—Stan Goldberg, author of Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life, on working toward a good death.
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Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein: How "play" affects our happiness and reduces depression.
Ed Halliwell: Appreciate the season.
Janice Marturano: Mindfulness at Work.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Just mumbling goodbye as you chew toast and run out the door? Stop a sec. Collect yourself. Wish your sweetheart well.
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Meditate at your desk. Place your feet firmly on the ground. Straight back, hands resting on your legs. Just breathe for a minute.
Do a tension check. Are you holding on tight anywhere? Your jaw? Your neck? Your eyes? Your feet? Ease up and let loose.
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