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5 Things I Have Learned About Tackling Stress

A Buddhist monk once said, "If a problem can be solved, why worry? And if it cannot be solved, what's the good of worrying?" Wise words, but admittedly difficult to practice. Problems are inevitabl…

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Stray Dog Who Swallowed Basketball Makes Amazing Recovery

Pets, especially dogs, have the unfortunate habit of swallowing all sorts of crazy non-edible objects from legos and beer bottles to wallets full of cash, but I think Hannah, the pit bull mix currentl…

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Nourishing the Heart of Your Pet

“I am the rug beneath your feet that buffers you from all the harshness of life.” – Dog I have had the gift of four dogs, a cat and two horses in my life. I fed them, groomed them and loved them. I c…

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The Power of a Dream-Like Moment

Many of us have had the experience of awaking from a vivid dream or nightmare and being certain that what we dreamed really happened. Then, as we awaken more, we realize we were only dreaming. It d…

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A Love Letter To Aspiring Medical Students

Is it possible to go through medical training without getting your spirit broken? That's what health blogger James Clear asked me over lunch one day. He's studying for his MCATs and wants to go to med…

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Real-Life Love Stories That Will Banish Your Inner Cynic (Video)

All too often, we walk around in a jaded mindset—making assumptions about the selfish motivations behind the actions of strangers, colleagues and acquaintances. Apart from being purely unproductive…

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Why Hands-On Living is Your Best Teacher

I rarely feel a desire to teach other people how to live or love. Why is this? I experience each person I meet as already "being Love"; as already being intelligent, whole, and with the ability to dis…

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Staying Mindful When Life Stresses You Out

Have you ever been in a crowded subway or busy street, lost in a marketplace in a foreign country, or caught up in an argument that was going nowhere? Does it make you lose your mindfulness and awaren…

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10 Inspiring People Whose Lives Began After 60

In 2010, there were about 524 million people aged 65 or older -- and that number is expected to grow dramatically in the near future. In nearly every country, the over-60 demographic is growing faster…

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Care2 Reader: ‘It Feels Good to Help Others’

When you write for Care2.com, you never know how you'll touch someone's life or how it'll come back to you. Back in July of 2011, as I was going through treatment for triple-negative breast cancer (TN…

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good idea--there are parts of Niagara Falls you leave your shoes behind and wear their safer gear, c…

Very cute, and so glad someone knew what to do to help him. If I were Charlie, being spoon-fed a fa…

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Frank H. that was funny !!!! Well i did not take the "little blue pill" in consideration and took it…