What Does That Mean?

Starting when he was sixteen, I carried a small life insurance policy on Conor. That is why you need to let it flow that naturally so that it can reach others who need it, too. It can be triggered by connections to nature, creativity or art, spirituality, and other people …

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Another Obstacle To Allegiance

These individuals actively traded their stocks because they thought they could beat the market, when in fact, that trading actually resulted in poorer performance. But this leads many to believe that with breathing, bigger is better. A follow-up experiment showed that mixed-gender markets fall somewhere in between. Shame is necessary …

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Why Can't A Person Be More Like A Cat?

People like Dwayne Hayes, who was working in publishing in Michigan when his wife gave birth to stillborn twin girls, sinking him into depression and almost cratering their marriage. There are times that I think that somebody is just having a laugh, that the universe is deliberately conspiring against me …

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Mired In Catastrophic Thoughts

We begin by exploring the meaning of intimacy and then move to what is unique about middle-aged and older men's sexuality. The reflex strikes within me: like a punch in the guts, I recoil at the thought of loving this little part of me. If we're not conscious of what …

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Society Looks Down Its Nose

As speaker, author, and real-life fat person Ragen Chastain recounts, I've been told by doctors that I should have the surgery to cure my Type 2 Diabetes (which I do not have), my high blood pressure (which I do not have), my mobility problems (which I do not have), and …

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Appreciating Our World

If ever you feel dizzy while doing this, you can stop and return to normal breathing. Strike the bowl and say silently or aloud, I forgive you. As quickly as possible, each player was asked to say out loud (into a microphone and recorder) the first decision that intuitively popped …

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