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How To Handle The Hardest Conversation You'll Have With Your Kids: A Psychologist Explains

Death is something that will affect every family at some point. And yet it’s a subject few parents know how to talk about with their children. How...

Kristin J. Carothers
October 31 2015

These Are The Best (And Worst) Places To Die In The World

We often talk about the best places in the world to live, but we tend to shy away from something just as inevitable as life: death.

Emi Boscamp
October 12 2015

20 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Grief

This story was first published on September 25, 2014.

Shannon Kaiser
September 11 2015

RIP Wayne Dyer: Self-Help Pioneer Passes Away At 75

Self-help pioneer Dr. Wayne Dyer has passed away at age 75. His family posted the following status on Twitter shortly after 5pm ET on Sunday night:

Jason Wachob
August 31 2015

What I Wish More People Understood About Losing A Best Friend

It was a lazy midmorning, one of those where you just don’t want to get out of bed. I remember becoming hyper-aware when the phone rang, suddenly.

Garrett Paknis
August 4 2015

Why Some Professional Athletes Die Young: A Cardiologist Explains

I had the pleasure of attending mindbodygreen's revitalize a few weeks ago, and a highlight was hanging with John Salley, the 7-foot NBA great who...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
June 29 2015

10 Regrets To Avoid For A Happy Life

In 2013, Bronnie Ware, a nurse in a terminal palliative care unit, conducted a survey. She polled her patients in their last days in hopes of...

Shannon Kaiser
May 26 2015

How To Live More Fearlessly By Connecting With Your Highest Self

One of the most universal human fears is the fear of dying. It is instinctual to act in ways that preserve life and rightly so, for we are not meant...

Jennie Lee
May 24 2015

What My Grandfather Taught Me About How To Live, Love & Matter

My parents went through a divorce when I was young. At the time, I was young enough that everything happening went over my head. The only thing I...

Kimanzi Constable
April 20 2015

College Basketball Player Lauren Hill Passes Away After Inspiring Us All

Early today, Lauren Hill, the college basketball player whose valiant fight against brain cancer touched us all, died at age 19.

Emi Boscamp
April 10 2015

Walking Boosts Brainpower + 4 Other Reasons To Exercise Every Day

As a NASM-certified personal trainer, I've heard every client excuse under the sun. (And as a life-long exerciser, I've used over half of them...

Jessica Walters
April 3 2015

How To Live A Long, Healthy & Happy Life

When I share health guidance, I assume everyone wants to live as long and pain-free as possible. If comfortable longevity is our common goal, then...

Carla Golden
March 27 2015

5 Things That Helped Me During A Period Of Deep Grief

My father passed away in August, so I've done an unwanted deep dive into grief.

Kelly O'Brien
March 16 2015

Wellness Leader Jess Ainscough Passes Away At 30

Today I am deeply saddened that we lost a great member of our community, and my friend, Jess Ainscough, at the age of 30.

Jason Wachob
February 27 2015

Couple Married For 67 Years Dies Holding Hands

Get your tissues ready, 'cause it's about to get real Nicholas Sparks in here.

Emi Boscamp
February 26 2015

Couple Married For 69 Years Die 8 Hours Apart

In rather Notebook-like splendor, Gene and Pat Warrington, married 69 years, passed away within a mere eight hours of one another.

Emi Boscamp
January 7 2015

Plant-Based Diet Pioneer Michio Kushi Dies At 88

Michio Kushi, the Japanese scholar who popularized the plant-based diet in the United States, has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 88,...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 2015

95-Year-Old Man Dies After His Wife Is Taken Away

Eddie Harrison, 95, passed away on Tuesday just weeks after his wife Edith Hill, 96, was taken away from him. His official cause of death was...

Emi Boscamp
January 2 2015

Facebook Apologizes For Emotional Pain Caused By "Year In Review" Posts

When I saw the "Year in Review" post on the top of my Facebook News Feed, I groaned. With its bright-colored, confetti-like designs, it was menacing...

Emi Boscamp
December 29 2014

5 Questions For Sadie Nardini, The Yoga Teacher Who Cheated Death

Sadie Nardini is no stranger to death. The 43-year-old has sustained a head injury, been wrongfully diagnosed with Stage IV leukemia and even died...

Andrea Rice
December 18 2014