Jennifer Arthur

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This Is Your Life, Are You Who You Want to Be?

Since losing my husband in the war in Afghanistan when I was just 25, I have learned so much in my short 28 years of life. Fighting my way through the challenges and hardship has caused my thought process to completely change. I am in a constant state of remembrance of the brevity of life. We only …

Motivation

You’re making your depression worse: Self-help is bringing us down

We’ve never had so much advice about how to feel better. But all the self-help books only make our moods worse<p>The puzzling reality is that human depression is increasing in an era when environmental conditions are relatively benign. The average citizen in Western society now lives longer, is less …

This is Still It: EST, Thirty Years Later

<b>By Eliezer Sobel</b><p><b>Originally printed in the MAY-JUNE 2006 issue of Quest magazine. <br>Citation: Sobel, Eliezer. “This is Still It: EST, Thirty Years</b> …

Werner Erhard and the est Training

The est Training<p><i>"The real purpose of est was to create space for people to participate in life -</i> <i>to experience true space and freedom in life."</i> <i><br>Werner</i> …

The greatest literary takedowns of all time

Attacks on literature’s sacred cows are nothing new. Here are some of the most memorable<p>It has been a season of literary takedowns, but then it usually is. You can always get a rise out of the otherwise lethargic reading public by launching an offensive against one of its icons. In the past two …

The Books Everyone Must Read Before Graduating College

We asked academics and authors from Junot Díaz to Jill Lepore to nominate the one book that students shouldn’t graduate without reading.<p><b>Jill …

Ted Hughes on the Universal Inner Child, in a Moving Letter to His Son

<i>“The analogy between the artist and the child is that both live in a world of their own making,”</i> wrote Anaïs Nin in her diary in 1945. Four decades later, 23 years after Sylvia Plath took her own life at the age of 30, <b>Ted Hughes</b> (August 17, 1930–October 28, 1998) wrote to their 24-year-old son, …