Compassion, which we so often show towards strangers, can sometimes take a back seat with those we love. Yet in society today, we need compassion, for those in our homes, in nursing facilities, and in hospitals.
New Yale study is a wake-up call for anyone - singles, same-sex partners, lovers, the elderly - with no healthcare directives in place. In a hospital admission emergency, if no legal documents are in place, those we trust and love may be excluded from decision-making.
When limited opportunities for advancement in a workplace exist, women often find themselves competing for the few positions available. Oftentimes, women who have been betrayed by ladder climbing colleagues are then prone to sabotage others.
One wonders how many words were left unspoken by those who boarded the plane? Will those left behind expressed gratitude because their last moments together were a blessing? Or did they part with an unkind word or look that can never be repaired?
Look at the world through the eyes of a child before that child learns anger or hate. And just as we tallied up cards from our Valentine’s Day box as children, let the next Valentine’s Day become a day when children’s organizations can tally up checks.
When asked "How do you write a memoir?" My answer is simple -- one memory at a time. Here are 4 tips and my memory of "The Italian Family Christmas Tree Challenge" when Grandpa brought home the tallest tree on the farm.
Surrounding oursleves with lingering gratitude may be the secret to the Fountain of Youth and lifelong love. Within columns ranging from love and marriage to cognition and health, research and quotes from leading physicians and scientists will be highlighted.