Allan Ishac spent his childhood fearing his father would die.
Her eyes roll back into her head and she falls unconscious to the floor. Steven Lake describes what happened to his wife.
James Delles remembers what it was like to care for his father in his last days and offers a few tips about what anyone assuming the caregiver role for a parent really needs to know about death and dying.
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.
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.
In Kenya, where only 3% of the population owns cars, what makes drivers slow down? How might we see roads differently?
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 questions we dread are the same ones everyone else dreads. They’re better asked and contemplated in community.
In deceptively simple language, Lee Patton brings together mortality and isolation, elephants and teeth.
Andrew Smiler says that in order to have sons who become involved, caring fathers we need to start teaching the relevant skills in childhood.
Julia Newman’s dad didn’t know how to deal with her eating disorder. Until the day he was able to help.
Families come in a variety of packages and marriage is a fluid concept
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Baltimore’s Mayor willing to use the law to punish looters; no word on cop’s consequences for severing Mr. Freddie Gray’s spine.
Jurors will likely be presented with conflicting notions of sanity and insanity. And they will be forced to confront widely held cultural assumptions about mental illness and violence.
The sexiest men in the world are those who do exactly what they say they’re going to do.
Will they or won’t they? It’s going to be the most watched Supreme Court event in years.
Caitlin Gilbert explains the challenges of being a big-picture thinker.
Neil Hilborn: “The Future” at the National Poetry Slam
Everyone gets rejected. Here are 3 simple steps to staying health, happy, and in control.
Jesse Kornbluth shares an interview with musician Mark Knopfler and urges you to check out his album “Tracker”.
Raoul Wieland explores what happens when our hearts are broken open instead of apart.
Vigilantes? Maybe. But the Four Just Men are civilized. They even tell their targets the date they’re going to die.
Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time. ___ Editors Note: Vincent Pugliese has spent the past 20 years traveling the country taking sports photographs for a living. Each[Read More…]
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.