What a gift we can give someone we love by not giving up on them, but instead reaching out our arms and being there when they make it through to the other side.
You may have had being a TED speaker on your "bucket list." It's been on mine for the past few years. So you can imagine my delight and excitement when I was asked to speak at TEDxFargo on July 23, 2015. ...
The sun supports all life on our planet. But the sun's life-giving rays can also pose danger to our health if adequate protection of skin and eyes isn't taken. Solar radiation is a health concern no matter what the season, but summer sun poses significant issues for...
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A year ago, my partner and I made the decision to start seeing a sex and relationship coach. Through our journey, I've debunked a few myths about low libido and am sharing to help others struggling with mismatched desire in their relationships. Myth...
My to-do list seems to stretch on and on like a fence marking it's way off into the horizon. It is relentless and impossibly long. Each time I check off one item, two more seem to fill its spot and I feel oppressed by the taskmaster that will never stop, myself.
A recent two-page spread in the International New York Times Review section exhumed an inkling of belief that humankind is on the right track. Op-eds with titles like, "No time to be nice at work?" by Christine Porath, "The power of apology" by...
She lives in the moment, and she chooses to be happy with whatever she's got. She is grateful for the smallest of things, like the freshly cut grass and the warmth of the sun, and now I am too.
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The influence of our culture, media, and even our loved ones can easily dictate what choices look good for our life. Only our individual selves can truly depict what is the true measure of success.
I will not stop my advocacy, as frustrating as the rejection and silence can get. I will continue to fight for greater recognition of the disability community in every way, because I believe that this is an extremely important goal.
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Tang Ziren is an emergency physician at Chao-Yang Hospital in Beijing, a large facility that's been rated among the best in all of China in a survey by the nation's Ministry of Health. After 20 years there, officials rewarded Dr. Tang with a trip to the United States this spring...
I had a wonderful team of professionals to help me but in doing my own research, I was able to affect different outcomes for myself that made drastic differences in my treatments. It gave me a sense of empowerment to know that I was doing everything that I could do for myself.
When it comes to improving our well-being, most of us think about the exercise we should be doing, the foods we should be eating and the sleep we should be getting, but have you thought about how your brain might be able to help cultivate enduring well-being?
Can being humble make you a powerful leader? I believe the answer to this question is a resounding, "Yes!" However, most people in positions of power tend to allow their egos to get the best of them, and everyone knows the ego...
Returning from the war, I was shocked at how little had changed at home. People seemed to be living their lives in blissful ignorance of the sacrifices being made daily by their countrymen a half a world away -- countrymen whose lives were on the line every single day.
My personal development work had been spotty at best, and my misery really kicked things up a notch. I knew things had to change. There was a part of me that believed things could change, and that's all you need to start.
Do not be afraid to shop around to find a therapist who is going to meet you where you are at and provide the services, tools, advice, direction and emotional support that is going to help you overcome whatever is holding you back from leading a productive life.
In a field of cloudberry flowers, I pause. Only to cherish this long Norwegian summer evening. Feel the sun. Just be.
My success is coming from a deep musk inside that you can't fake or manipulate. It's the essence of really caring about yourself and everything you do.
There is a lot to celebrate about the stunning reduction in teen pregnancy and abortion rates as a result of Colorado's initiative to reduce unintended pregnancy described in the New York Times. Among other things, the initiative ensured that women in Colorado got access to the most effective...
Sometimes life with a mental illness can feel very all-or-nothing. We either have good days or bad ones. We are doing well or are completely incapacitated. And sometimes that's true, but most of the time it isn't. There's a gray area.