Month: December 2012

Ten books you must read in 2013

Ten books you must read in 2013

A friend recently asked me for a book recommendation, and I rattled off a few titles,  and felt good about the recommendations I had just made. But on reflection, I realized that I hadn’t suggested the BEST books to read, given the paucity of time that we all have. So, if your interests are in the area …

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Zen and the art of dying ? De-constructing the cultural norms and aesthetics of death talk

Zen and the art of dying ? De-constructing the cultural norms and aesthetics of death talk

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to live “ – Marcus Aurelius. I want you to reflect on this positive, life-enforcing thought before I get into discussing death. Close your eyes for a minute and take the …

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