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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY, Slice of LIFE

David Foster Wallace Commencement Speech

Wallace was (and still is) considered a deeply influential voice in American literature, but it was very likely that only a handful of people with humanities degrees would have had a clear idea of who they were hearing from. Wallace’s speech has since then been distributed in print and recording under the title This is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life.

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY, Slice of LIFE

The Science of Meditation

Google Scholar turns up almost 700,000 research documents on meditation, among them imaging studies that show the many physical and mental health benefits of meditation, including decreased pain, better immune function, less anxiety and depression, a heightened sense of well-being, and greater happiness and emotional...
MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY, Slice of LIFE

Positive Psychology & Flourishing

  Positive Psychology & Flourishing The past year and a half have been chaotic for most of us, and we want to transition from surviving to thriving. Flourishing is all about having optimal well-being. It includes experiencing positive emotions as well as good mental and physical...