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Life Is Short

The Emotional Return To Your Childhood Home

Jackie Walker | Posted 06.28.2016 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

The solemn ride from Tampa to Jacksonville filled me with such sadness. I had lost my best friend. My feeling is that when you lose your mom that is truly the day you have to grow up.

11 Totally BS Things Life Is Too Short For

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Life is too short! Especially for these 11 common worries that just aren't worth your energy.

You Could Absolutely Die Tomorrow

Erin Smith | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin Smith

With all the craziness in the world, I am fully aware that I could die tomorrow. With this mindset, it directs me to live a life of intention. I'm not going to let life just happen to me. I'm going to take control of it and make it what I want. As I take a time out this morning, I reflect on the following:

Maybe It's Not About the Happy Ending, After All

Erin Smith | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Smith

I do hope there is a happy ending in the future. Don't we all? But, I'm learning that the ending is just that -- the ending. It's the story that makes up your life. Make it a good one.

You Are Still My Friend Even After You're Not

Michele Gruba | Posted 05.15.2016 | Women
Michele Gruba

The other day I was having a conversation with a friend of mine about friendship and the ups downs we all go through those relationships. Our talk made me stop and think about all the friends I have had in my life and how meaningful they all have been in different ways and for various reasons.

7 Myths About Moving To Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.11.2016 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

If Hawaii is your dream, don't let anything stop you. Life is too short to let fear, doubt, negative voices, or self-limiting beliefs win.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Legacy

David Kanegis | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As Baby Boomers, we get caught up in the daily strife of managing our own lives and often those of our children, grandchildren or parents. It often becomes all too easy to dwell on all the stress and not the joys and rewards that come our way.

What If You Found This On Your Napkin?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion
Dr. Robert M. Myers

So often we wait for tragedy to hit before we let people know how much we care about and love them.

On Teaching Yoga, And Cancer as a Teacher

Rowan Lommel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Rowan Lommel

Today I was teaching a man with Stage IV cancer. I am not thinking about getting him to change. I look to create a space where he can let go of unnecessary stress so that he can feel even just a little bit better.

Living With a Sense of Urgency

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 08.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Stephenie Zamora

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf more people took the time to think about the fact that one day we all die, they'd be living completely different lives.

What Can You and I Learn From the Boston Marathon?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

While I'd like to think that I'd never intentionally hurt anyone, I know I have done so, more than I'll ever know. I believe that if each of us follow Martin Richard's plea -- "no more hurting people" -- at a whole new level, the world will be a safer place.

How to Aim High: Steps 2 and 3 to Create Your Personal Vision

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Walking along the straight and narrow, a step at a time, won't get you where you really want to go. Satisfying as it is to complete the "to do" list, it's not enough. Aiming high means exactly that -- look up, grab your magic wand, and imagine your life five years from now.

How to Aim High: 3 Steps to Create Your Personal Vision

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

In the moments when you're in touch with your inner strength and wisdom, the part of you that can accomplish whatever you put your mind to, it seems that anything is possible -- and I believe it is. We are truly limitless.

Why I'm Not Impatient For the Light to Change

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

I don't remember who first told me life is short, but it obviously made an impression. Maybe my grandmother, who guessed I didn't think I'd ever be as old as her -- and she was younger than I am now when she told me. Remembering that has made all the difference.