? – Om – ???? – ????? is a sacred Hindu mantra and a mystical sound. It is also called Pra?ava as it pervades all life and runs through our prana or breath. As per the Mandukya Upanishad, "? – Om is the one eternal syllable of which all that exists is but the development. Show More Summary
The Dude Abides by Spike00 The Dude may live in a complicated world, and he may be surrounded by all kinds of things that would ordinarily complicate life, but he's about as simple as they come. Now that don't mean he's a dummy, no sir, that's about the opposite of what he is. Show More Summary
Charlie Scaturro explains why he thinks the meaning of life is ever-present The post The Meaning of Life is Ubiquitous appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Better out than in. That's the unofficial motto of the Norwegian Correctional Service. And they seem to mean it. In Norway, there is no death penalty and there are no life sentences. NYT Magazine's Jessica Benko visited Norway's Halden...Show More Summary
Ever have a case of Eye Trickery? It happens when you pass a roadside sign and see "Men in Fleas" or "Mean Trees" instead of "Men in Trees." Happens to me all the time, typically when anxiety (or too much caffeine) gets the best of me. My...Show More Summary
The Internet can be a mean place, full of trolls and scamsters. But just like real life, for all the bad, there’s a lot of good out there. The Internet can be a positive force. Science says that we remember bad memories better than good ones. Show More Summary
Living in New England means accepting the fact that the earth will be covered in snow for longer than necessary. The trees will be bare and the ground will be frozen for what feels like forever. Winter just doesn't know when to quit....Show More Summary
Being a serious writer hardly means leading the life of a saint. In 1951, in Mexico City, long before the publication of Naked Lunch, which made him famous, William S. Burroughs accidentally shot and killed his common-law wife Joan Vollmer in a drunken stunt. He was trying to prove his marksmanship William Tell-style. Instead of […]
At the office, meetings are the bane of your existence, especially if, for some reason, they're not billable. That means you're spending half an hour to an hour waiting for the meeting to end so you can go bill some time. Your life becomes unbearable if you're spending a whole......
Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar! Friday, March 20 Beyond Wonderland SAN MANUEL AMPHITHEATER The vernal equinox is here, which means it is time for the world of Lewis Carroll brought to life: Beyond Wonderland. The two-day affair starts early afternoon on a weekday. Tip for...
Having a strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage caused by blockages in blood flow as you age. This research is reported in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.
I don't need a lot to be happy in this life. I mean, I already have so much. I'm surrounded by the love of family and friends. I'm in a creative career. I know I've got it good. And while I hate to always be wanting more, more, more, I have these thoughts and dreams in the back of my head that are telling me that I can always be happier. Show More Summary
We live in an injury culture. I don’t mean to sound cynical, I’m just being practical. Besides, wallowing is one of life’s great unacknowledged pleasures.
Turns out that life as a swinger means a lot of work for a "cringe-worthy" payoff, according to Entertainment Weekly's review of new A&E show Neighbors with Benefits. “They should have just called it Awkward Encounters. Make that, incredibly...Show More Summary
YouTube link. I saw this story on the evening news and thought it was worth reposting in the blog. There are seemingly endless numbers of jump rope videos on YouTube, including some fairly spectacular performances (try searching "double dutch"). Show More Summary
How do you define a meaningful life? We're constantly in the pursuit of purpose, but reaching that goal means a different path for everyone. However, there is one consistency as we navigate our way to a meaningful existence: We mustShow More Summary
“Sherpa does not mean to carry something, it’s an ethnic group, not a job,” begins Aaron Huey. Huey, really needs no introduction, his work with National Geographic speaks for himself. On his latest adventure shooting for the magazine, Huey wanted to explore the life of the Sherpa–the ‘Unsung Heroes of Everest‘. In this 14-minute long [...]Show More Summary
A panel of five writers chose Mr. Sharma, who will receive an award of almost $60,000. "The fact that I got this prize doesn’t mean that I wrote the best book," he said, "it just means that I got this prize."
Some of the coverage of our Brexit report has honed in on the conclusion that, in order for Britain to make the most of life outside the EU and reach either of our optimistic scenarios where UK GDP is 0.6% or 1.55% of GDP higher in 2030...Show More Summary
My kingdom for a hearse! The end of Richard III's life in 1485 is a famously gruesome affair, thanks to Shakespeare's famously gruesome depiction of a mean old man who killed young princes and a whole lot of other people. He died naked on a battlefield, and spent more than... More »