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Japan Appoints ‘Loneliness Minister’

Japan has appointed a "Minister of Loneliness" to try and reduce loneliness and social isolation among its residents as the country deals with ...


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Man Turns Land into Place Where Fellow Veterans Can Heal

John Mahshie said he felt “alone and isolated” after leaving the Air Force in 2008, yet “sucked it up and pressed on.” He knew ...


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Expert on Happiness Takes His Own Life

More than 40 years ago, a scholar and researcher in the psychology of happiness named Philip Brickman helped publish one of the first scientific studies ...


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Death Row Last Meal: The Futility of Pleasure

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian Holocaust survivor, neurologist, psychiatrist, and author. His writings on man’s search for meaning in the face of ...


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People Share Positive Things That Happened Because Of The Pandemic

After Abraham Walker’s older brother was shot and killed in a home invasion, he decided to move his family from New Orleans to Northern Virginia. ...


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Stop Being Ashamed of Weakness

Ian Marcus Corbin from Harvard Medical School has interviewed numerous stroke patients. He observes that far too many stroke patients "consign themselves ...


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Bruce Springsteen Reckons with Mortality

Creating the character called “Bruce Springsteen” has been a 50-year project for Bruce Springsteen, and an immensely successful one. But at ...


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Solzhenitsyn Finds Strength to Go On

There's a great story about Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Russian writer who spent years in a Siberian prison. At one point he had become completely ...


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25% of Young Americans Are Considering Suicide Amid Coronavirus

More than a quarter of US 18-24-year-olds have seriously considered suicide as the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a significant adverse impact ...


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Michael Phelps and Post-Olympic Depression

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, but what’s left to accomplish after you’ve proved you’re the best in the ...


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