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The 'Art' of Life and Death

7 Tender and Magnificent Lessons That Death Can Teach Us

Judith Johnson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

When all is said and done in our lives, most of us find that our greatest treasures were tender and heartfelt moments shared with others. So remember that as you journey through your life.

New Moms Don't Make Bucket Lists

Amy Wruble | Posted 08.25.2013 | TED Weekends
Amy Wruble

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhen one has recently experienced the miracle of life, the thought of closing that circle in death is unacceptable.

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.

Why I Write About My Life

Lori Fradkin | Posted 08.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Lori Fradkin

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgMy reasons for divulging information about myself in such a public forum go beyond money, notoriety or even, yes, ego.

Facing The Fears Of The Unknown

Dr. Jerrold Shapiro, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Jerrold Shapiro, Ph.D.

The nature of chalk is ephemeral and writings on Candy Chang's wall may be anonymous, but it is also public and witnessed attestations are more powerful motivators. Just ask anyone who has struggled with an addiction.

I Have A List, But No Bucket!

Elaine Benton | Posted 06.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Elaine Benton

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAs strange as it sounds, having a positive happy attitude and not making a fuss, totally confuses people, especially doctors, but I refuse to be something I am not.

WATCH: What Do YOU Want To Do Before You Die?

Candy Chang | Posted 06.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Candy Chang

2013-06-20-changpullContemplating death is a powerful tool to re-appreciate the present and remember what makes your life meaningful to you. We're all trying to make sense of our lives and there's great comfort in knowing you're not alone.

In Response to Candy Chang's TEDTalk

Kerry Hudson | Posted 06.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Kerry Hudson

I often create over-spilled lists of all the things I absolutely need to do and need to do right now. Ideas from nowhere pile up on top of each other, like a game of "thought genga". I guess it's similar to creating a bucket list but one that needs the lot ticking off by the end of the day.