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Existential Crisis

The Problem With Those '20 Under 20' Lists

Anna Juszczyk | Posted 03.15.2015 | Teen
Anna Juszczyk

We live in the world of 16-year-old millionaires, teenage entrepreneurs and child celebrities. It is hard not to get lost in this "youth madness."

This Is What a Kid's Birthday-Party-Planning Existential Crisis Looks Like

Jeff Bogle | Posted 07.23.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

I recently stood in the middle of a madhouse. Kids in electric-orange socks, like a too-bright dystopian fantasy, sprinted past me in every direction. Adults in coordinating electric-orange T-shirts stood guard. All that was missing was the heavy arm of an unseen totalitarian regime. Only, it wasn't exactly missing.

Turning a Midlife Crisis Into an Opportunity: Part II

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2013 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

We know that as many of us hit our 40's and head into our 50's, we hit that proverbial fork in the road when we question the life path we are on.

The 'New' Midlife Crisis -- and How to Know It's Coming

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The 'midlife crisis' has served as fodder for many a Judd Apatow movie, but the reality of the experience is anything but funny.

Is That All There Is? The Question Of Nihilism

Dimitri Hamlin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion
Dimitri Hamlin

Nothing is the positive yet indeterminate impression on the horizon, just before becoming something definite. It is nothing and it is not-nothing. Together with the present, it is the future and it is the past.

The Midlife Crisis: A Misleading Myth Or A Reality In Search Of A New Name?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

How have changes in our culture influenced the way we view the midlife crisis? Do our longer lives, and what we now expect from them, bring new meaning to the term?