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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The creator of Nonviolent Communication died earlier this month.
Ed Halliwell: Let It Go!
Barry Boyce: Wild—Mindful film of the year.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself. May I give myself the compassion I need.
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Overwhelmed? Find a "happy place": In your home, a park bench, library—somewhere you can retreat to when you need to get away.
Shopping? Admire an item for a while. Let your desire increase. Can you let those feelings go without longing to possess it?
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