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The Death Debate

Before having her tonsils removed, Jahi McMath, a thirteen-year-old African-American girl from Oakland, California, asked her doctor, Frederick …

Latin Times

Olga Tañón is the artist with the most Premio Lo Nuestro awards in the history of the show, and at the 30th anniversary gala, she made sure to …

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: These 10 free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn about the …

Happiness

4 rituals that will make you mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn’t. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …

Issue - A Physiological & Spiritual Perspective

Issue 58 / April - June 2007<p>A Physiological & Spiritual Perspective<p>Sebnem Unlu<p><i>Man can attain inner depth as much as he can discern himself …

What You Should Know About Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a form of congenital heart disease that affects about five of every 10,000 babies, accounting for about 10 percent of …

If You Want to Lose Fat, You Gotta Lift Weights — Here's Why

When it comes to losing weight, diet is key. It's easier to eat fewer calories than it is to burn them later. But what about the exercise part of the equation? When working out to maximize fat loss, science shows us you want a balanced routine of cardio <i>and</i> strength training. Lean muscle takes more …

Exercise

What It’s Really Like To Do The Whole30 Diet For An Entire Month

January. When the gyms overflow and the produce section is overrun by dieters. When your perfectly ripened avocados have been picked over — leaving only the rock hard few, taken from the tree <i>so very young</i>.<p>Sure, it’s a frustrating, but let’s be honest: Whether someone makes a New Year’s resolution …

New Year's Resolutions

How to Live with Purpose if You Don’t Have a Clue

How I stay focused every day<p>“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” — Fyodor …

On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, six survivors tell their stories<p>Among the horrors that Primo Levi quietly and even matter-of-factly documents in If This Is A Man – that greatest of all accounts of incarceration in a Nazi death camp – is a dream of invisibility. Not invisibility in the …

Empathy

What Everybody Needs

In 1994, <b>Sherwin Nuland</b> (1930–2014) — a remarkable surgeon and Yale clinical professor who in his nearly four decades of practice cared, truly <i>cared</i>, for more than 10,000 patients — received the National Book Award for his humanistic masterwork <b>How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter</b> (<i>public</i> …

Compassion and the Real Meaning of the Golden Rule

<i>“Have compassion for everyone you meet,”</i> Lucinda Williams sings, for <i>“you do not know what wars are going on down there, where the spirit meets the bone.”</i> This ode to what should be our baseline behavior to one another echoes like a great secular psalm in the cathedral of the human experience — a …

Nelson Mandela

Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847

Celebrated as the first true existentialist philosopher, Danish writer and thinker <b>Søren Kierkegaard</b> (May 5, 1813–November 11, 1855) may have only lived a short life, but it was a deep one and its impact radiated widely outward, far across the centuries and disciplines and schools of thought. He was …

9 Cardio Exercises To Do If Your Hate Running

Exercise

Hospice Chaplain Reflects On Life, Death And The 'Strength Of The Human Soul'

As a hospice chaplain, it's Kerry Egan's job to help dying people accept their own mortality. Sometimes that means sitting with them as they express their regrets and fears. Other times, she listens as they recount their life stories and reflect on the experiences that brought them joy.<p>"There's no …

Your Gym Doesn't Want You To Read This

You are absolutely allowed to skip going to the gym when there’s a "bomb cyclone" ripping through parts of the country. It’s freezing, you can't feel …

Exercise

Daily Meditation: Buddha Nature

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today’s meditation features a chant used by followers of Nichiren Buddhism. Buddhist organization Soka …

Telomeres, Aging, and Cancer

All cells have a programmed lifespan by which they are synthesized, multiply, and eventually undergo apoptosis (cell death) when they are no longer …

You’re More Likely to Exercise if You Have a Sense of Purpose

As several recent studies have confirmed, as many as 95% of people don’t meet the amount of exercise the government recommends. Some research …

8 Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love and Success.

Resilient people have a sense of grit at their core. They are persistent and tough-minded in the face of failure, loss, heartbreak, success and challenge. They are committed. Whatever they pursue is met with their full attention and nothing less. There is no amount of hard work they will shy away …

Elder Orphans: A Baby Boomer's Aging-Alone Plan

The deeper my age propels into the senior years, long-term care planning cannot delay. This is the first of a series on how I plan to care for myself in the elderly years. Like most over 60 years of age, we haven't planned well, and adults like me who live without a spouse or children cannot afford …

Here Are The Only 15 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape Anywhere

Get ready to learn the building blocks of any effective workout. No gym necessary.<p>BuzzFeed Life asked certified strength and conditioning specialist Rob Sulaver, founder of Bandana Training, to come up with 15 essential bodyweight moves for anyone who wants to exercise anywhere, anytime. Check them …