The Beauty of Not Dying

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What would you do if you met the grim reaper face-to-face? If you’re Jackie Summers, you decide to pay very very close attention.

Standing in Front of the Train: One Man Faces Down Cancer

Standing in Front of the Train: One Man Faces Down Cancer

Ken Richter had a near-dead experience years ago and now, as he faces cancer, he reflects on what he’s learned by facing his own mortality.

On the Road of Life & Death

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In Kenya, where only 3% of the population owns cars, what makes drivers slow down? How might we see roads differently?

Thinking About Death Can Make You Value Life More

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Go ahead and contemplate your own mortality. How does it feel? Would you be surprised to learn that it can potentially improve your mental health to think about your death more often?

The Valuable Lesson of Mortality

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The questions we dread are the same ones everyone else dreads. They’re better asked and contemplated in community.

Godspeed, Egon: In Memory of Harold Ramis

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Seminary graduate N.C. Harrison reflects on Harold Ramis’ mortality, and his own.

Shooting an Elephant

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In deceptively simple language, Lee Patton brings together mortality and isolation, elephants and teeth.

New Year’s Resolution 2014: Raising Boys to Become Good Fathers

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Andrew Smiler says that in order to have sons who become involved, caring fathers we need to start teaching the relevant skills in childhood.

Want to Live a Life Fully Alive? Then Master Death

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Miguel Ruiz Jr. reveals how facing our mortality can open us to living life fearlessly and fully.

5 Mobile Apps That Could Make You a Better Person (Possibly)

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Tune in, turn on and drop out – using apps to unplug.

Don’t Be Afraid of My Scary Eating Disorder

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Julia Newman’s dad didn’t know how to deal with her eating disorder. Until the day he was able to help.

The Other Side of Response

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Becoming a first responder seemed to make disaster fall into Kendall Ruth’s path with greater frequency.

Men’s Global Healthcare is Woefully Underfunded

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Despite men being statistically less healthy than women, global health funding has been largely focused on women.

Run

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James M. Chesbro runs from grief and mortality.

Unconquered

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Jeff Swain defines ‘unconquered,’ with some help from his friends: William Ernest ‘Captain of My Soul’ Henley and Tom Petty.

I Almost Died

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Ejiro is grateful for the strength to serve others less fortunate.