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How to Turn Into a Tree When You Die

Want to give back to the earth when you pass? Here's an amazing new option sidestepping traditional cremation and burial -- both of which take their toll on our environment. A funerary urn made from b…

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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

Sharks are kinda scary. In the water they're faster than us, can appear from what seems like out of nowhere in an instant, and pack a pretty solid bite. It's easy to get nervous when you're in the d…

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Reconnecting with Life After Loss

Life is rich, filled with beautiful moments as well as difficult times. Life is a journey through the middle ground of the highs and lows, where you learn to find your sacred place of contentment. In …

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Are You Putting Your Happiness on Hold?

The moment my dad died, my life changed forever. It crystallized the sobering reality that tomorrow or even the next minute is not promised to anyone. I had heard that phrase many times in my life, bu…

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Don’t Fall Victim to the Holiday Heart Attack

It's a sobering reality amid the holiday cheer: More people die from a heart attack or stroke in the winter months than during warmer weather, with mortality rates averaging 10 per cent higher. For ol…

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Death by Bacon

Don't hate the messenger: according to a study earlier this year, death by bacon may be a real possibility. A study published in the journal BMC Medicine of 448,568 people found that eating processed …

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Top 10 Causes of Death Around the World

Most humans don't like to think about dying, but it's an inevitability for all of us. How or why we will die isn't something any of us can know for certain, but there are plenty of things that can tip…

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What to Say (& Not Say) to Someone Who Lost a Pet

As too many of us know, the death of a pet is devastating. Our pets are more than just animals; they are integral parts of our families, they are our confidants, our best friends, and our biggest fans…

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Is Your Challenge Actually an Opportunity for Triumph?

Anna Cuevas shares her thoughts on the miracles we find when faced with challenges. What would you do if you came face to face with death and then received a miracle? Miracles often make themsel…

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Change Your Beliefs — and Save Your Life

Lion Goodman shares his search for answers after a life-threatening experience. When I was 26 years old, a man pointed a gun at my head and shot me four times. I responded with love and compassion,…

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