Tag: Highlighted


Tag: Highlighted

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Articles: “How Can You Do That To Your Children?”

By Meredith Maran | December 1, 2009

Meredith Maran explains why she wanted her children to grow up in a multicultural community—and what effect it had on her family.

Will Clark, 105, recently bought a van for a 5,000-mile road trip across the Midwest with his wife, Lois, who is 102.

Articles: 100 is the New 65

By Meera Lee Sethi | October 1, 2009

Why do some people live to 100? Researchers are trying to find out, reports Meera Lee Sethi, and they're discovering how we might live better lives, not just longer ones.


Articles: Spent

By Jason Marsh | September 1, 2008

New research explores why misery is not miserly.


Articles: Pay it Forward

By Robert Emmons | June 1, 2007

Gratitude may seem like a simple emotion, but Robert Emmons argues that it inspires kindness, connection, and transformative life changes. And he’s done the research to prove it.


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Roots of Empathy By Mary Gordon Mary Gordon explains how best to nurture empathy and social emotional literacy in all children—and thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.

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Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

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