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40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Common Sense
Mental Health

The secret of taste: why we like what we like

How does a song we dislike at first hearing become a favourite? And when we try to look different, how come we end up looking like everyone else?<p>If you had asked me, when I was 10, to forecast my life as an adult, I would probably have sketched out something like this: I would be driving a Trans …

American Philosophy

Chasing deadlines and happiness, we forget our lonely elderly

As a doctor I can’t replace the strongest medicine of all: attentive kindness to stave off loneliness<p>An oppressive winter has finally given way to the happiness of spring. Pretty flowers are in bloom and the bare trees promise to be in leaf again. As I walk into the weekend round, I feel happy for …


10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …


Yes, I'm an Introvert. No, I'm Not Depressed.

The introvert must be suffering from depression, because why on earth would someone want to stay home when there are parties to attend and fun to be …


When I’m Gone – Be Yourself

Death is always a surprise. No one expects it. Not even terminal patients think they are going to die in a day or two. In a week, maybe. But only …