Agatha Kwon

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Diane Von Furstenberg Shares Her Philosophy on Aging in an Excerpt from Her New Memoir

<i>In her upcoming memoir,</i> The Woman I Wanted to Be, <i>Diane von Furstenberg shares her hard-won philosophy on aging, style, and inner confidence.</i><p>Aging is out of your control. How you handle it, though, is in your hands.<p>When I was a girl, I always wanted to be older than I was. I knelt next to my father …

Diane von Furstenberg

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

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Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first

Pixar’s latest animation is a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing issues in philosophy: the self<p>When you go to see a Pixar film you know you’re going to see something clever, funny and inventive. What you don’t expect, however, is to see a remarkably …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

7 Lessons You Learn Through Life's Challenges

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You need to change.</b><p>There are times when things go wrong in life. Most of us try to escape it, denying the truth life presents to us. When a problem occurs, most of the time it occurs because something is not right -- you got sick because you …

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

13 Lessons From a Dog Named Figment (in Life, Love and Happiness)

I recently heard the saying: <i>Pain is your greatest teacher</i>. Not sure I agree with this one... but more on that later.<p>I lost my precious little Figment (a Pomeranian) early Monday morning. Figgy had been battling liver and kidney failure since January, and I do find solace in knowing that his battle …

Happiness

Happiness In A Relationship Depends On One Thing

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Jessica Byrnes.</i><p>It was a new relationship. Everything was butterflies and date nights and stolen kisses whenever we could get them. It was great, it was exciting...<b>it was just us.</b><p><i>Just us.</i> And that was the problem.<p>It's easy in the heat of a new relationship to get …

15 simple things you can do to stay happy at work

The key to happiness at your job isn't about the big stuff — it's all in the details.<p>Whether it's finding the perfect desk plant, eating a delicious …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Happiness

4 Reasons Why Your Level Of Awareness Sucks

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. – Lao Tzu<p>Are you stuck at your current level of …