Distracted walking or driving can literally end up killing you, as New York Post writer: Maureen Callahan points out with vivid examples of pedestrians and drivers who died with their cellphones in hand. Consider these headlines?READ MORE
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"The grief felt like a void, like it was sucking me in and pushing on me, pulling me in and I couldn't even see or breathe. People who have been through this told me it gets better. And I didn't really believe them. I want other people who go through things to believe it does get better."
"Today, 15 years after the attacks, doctors are starting to understand why people are still dying. When the towers came down, they say, they released a massive plume of carcinogens, turning lower Manhattan into a cesspool of cancer and deadly disease."
Just how addictive is the sound of a ping? Has it gotten you to check a text while driving, even though you know it can increase the risk of an accident?
When the father of celebrated Boston chef Joy Adams was nearing the end of his life, he chose hospice care in the home. Joy, along with the rest of her family, was there to support him. As CNN’s Ashley Strickland writes, Joy not only had fond childhood memories of several dishes her father made, but credited him with imparting to her a true love for food. So it should come as no surprise that that she used her culinary skills to comfort her dad by cooking for him.READ MORE
Get your New Year off to a good start with some quotes to inspire you.READ MORE
CBS News Anchor, Scott Pelley, had a moving close to his November 18th newscast, where he was reporting from Paris in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attacks. Somehow Pelley found just the right words and images to touch our hearts.READ MORE
Have you ever heard of a pre-school being located in of all places a retirement home? Well apparently there are some 500 intergenerational programs at senior centers and long term care facilities across the country.READ MORE
Need an antidote to stress? Want to do something that’s good for your brain and may even help you to live longer? Research shows that giving of your time, talent & treasure not only benefits others, it’s good for you too.READ MORE
Years ago, you would probably get a phone call with news that a friend had died. But in today’s technology driven world, you may first learn about it from a text or on Facebook.READ MORE
NASCAR driver Brian Scott did something so sweet and unexpected during his wedding ceremony a year ago January to his now bride, Whitney, that everyone in attendance was moved by it.READ MORE
What does it do to your health when you just can’t get over the loss of a loved one? Mourning and grieving after the loss of a loved one is a normal and challenging part of life. There are no words that ease the pain. What does make a difference is time, along with the caring and support of friends and family.READ MORE
How often do you text while walking and find yourself oblivious to what’s going on around you? It happened to New York Times writer Nick Bilton one time too many. After literally colliding head-on into another man who was also not paying attention because he too was busy texting, Bilton decided it was time for a New Year’s resolution: Make a conscious effort to stop what research has shown has become an all too common practice for many.READ MORE
It’s one thing to make a New Year’s resolution. It’s another to keep it. So with the best of intentions, you may have already resolved that this is the year you lose weight, exercise more or do something that you’ve never done before. But would you stand a better chance of actually realizing your goals, if you first crafted a mission statement for yourself–akin to what a business would do?READ MORE
Think about a time in your life when something happened that made you say, “What a coincidence!” Everyone experiences them. But are coincidences just chance occurrences or could they be helpful “signs” worth paying attention to?READ MORE
Do you tend to take your time before making a decision–analyzing the pros and cons as you check out and weigh different options. Or do you usually make decisions relatively quickly without the need to agonize over every detail? Wall Street Journal columnist Elizabeth Bernstein discusses the latest research on how our decision-making style affects our happiness.READ MORE