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How Meditation Helped Me Accept My Sister's Suicide

Here are 7 ways how meditation can help you accept the death or even suicide of a loved one.

Denise Cooper
September 11 2014

Why I Wish I Hadn't Judged My Mother Before She Passed Away

There's no wisdom in judgment, but many of us are trained to judge from a very early age. In the journey of losing my mother, I had a really...

Rebecca Butler
September 5 2014

What My Mother's Death Taught Me About Being Mindful

On the morning of May 30, my husband and I received a call: my mother was in the ICU in New Delhi. I thought it was a bad joke because my mother...

Sweta Vikram
September 1 2014

How My Marriage Changed After My Son Died

What I learned through the loss of my son.

Paula Stephens
August 21 2014

My Mom Died Of ALS. Here's What The Ice Bucket Challenge Means To Me

In 2012, I lost my sweet, beautiful, amazingly kind mother to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease). By the time my mother...

Rebecca Butler
August 20 2014

What Should You Say To Someone Grieving A Loved One's Death?

After sweating through a hot yoga class, my friends and I went to the nearest juice bar for a smoothie. While waiting for our drinks, I started...

Aimee DuFresne
July 29 2014

What My Friend's Death Taught Me About Grief

On September 4, 2012 my beautiful friend Emma died tragically from a deep vein thrombosis. She was 35, and seven weeks pregnant.

Joanne Fedler
July 16 2014

How I Learned To Talk About My Son's Death

A few weeks ago, I was on the phone with a business acquaintance. As our conversation unfolded, she cautiously asked about my son’s death, and so I...

Paula Stephens
June 26 2014

5 Reasons Thinking About Death Will Make Your Life Better

There's a narrative in our culture that we find clarity when we face death. We come closer to our values and consider what's truly important to us....

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
June 7 2014

20 Life Experiences Everyone Should Try Before They Die

As a travel writer, I gain inspiration from the world: places, people and the experiences we suck in to live a full, rich life. Most people have some...

Shannon Kaiser
June 6 2014

What I Learned From My Dad About Dying & Living Happy

My dad liked to tell stories. He grew up in Vancouver with his mom, his dad died flying a plane in the Royal Air Force during World War II. In the...

Michael Taylor
May 13 2014

How To Make A Healing, Nourishing Buddha Bowl

On a yoga retreat years ago I was introduced to the Buddha Bowl. A meal-sized bowl filled with simple pure food and enjoyed with deep gratitude. After...

Betsi Iris Mufson
February 21 2014

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Preventing Heart Disease

There are constant reminders that the number-one killer worldwide remains a pressing problem despite advances in medical technology. It's shocking to...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 13 2014

Why I Won't Let My Genetic History Of Cancer Conquer Me

I've always been anxious about my health. My mum was taken seriously ill when I was 10. I never really knew what cancer was ... I can imagine it's a...

Jenny Drew
January 24 2014