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The Stoic Two-Step Program for Better Living

William Irvine | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
William Irvine

Many blog postings consist of tips on how to improve aspects of your life -- how to avoid procrastinating, perhaps, or how to lose ten pounds. These ...

Following My Bliss

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I've reached an age when I fully believe that I've earned the right to follow my bliss, and I should be able to do it without fear of controversy or conflict.

My Husband's Death Wish Is Cheese

Ann Bauer | Posted 10.28.2012 | Fifty
Ann Bauer

Now, the thing you must know about my husband is that he doesn't believe in dinner without cheese melted in a great, wide lava-spill formation on top. The only exception, he'll tell you, is Chinese food. It doesn't tasted quite right with a layer of mozzarella.

The Pleasure of Guilt

Ravi Dhar | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Ravi Dhar

We conducted a series of five experiments to test the relationship between guilt and pleasure, and in every instance we found that those who felt guilty also experienced the greatest enjoyment.

The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

In its infancy, our little blue orb was a perfect place serenaded by little more than the swoosh of winds and the ebb of ocean tides. Enter humans.