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JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure. JK Rowling has some inspirational advice for graduating students – or for anyone in this universe, really.

JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure

Could You Go 40 Days Without Being Mean? I’m not saying I’m a terrible person.

Could You Go 40 Days Without Being Mean?

I do my best not to actively harm others, and some have even claimed to find me charming. But I’ve been known to roll my eyes. Sanidad: Crónica de una muerte corriente. Francisca Bonilla, Paquita para los suyos, está agonizando.

Sanidad: Crónica de una muerte corriente

A sus 71 años, un cáncer de ovarios que le fue diagnosticado hace 15 meses tras muchas idas y venidas al médico por unas molestias abdominales ha invadido sus entrañas con metástasis. Su organismo, llevado al límite, está al borde del colapso. Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer. Photo A MONTH ago, I felt that I was in good health, even robust health.

Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer

At 81, I still swim a mile a day. But my luck has run out — a few weeks ago I learned that I have multiple metastases in the liver. Nine years ago it was discovered that I had a rare tumor of the eye, an ocular melanoma. Although the radiation and lasering to remove the tumor ultimately left me blind in that eye, only in very rare cases do such tumors metastasize. I feel grateful that I have been granted nine years of good health and productivity since the original diagnosis, but now I am face to face with dying. It is up to me now to choose how to live out the months that remain to me. When a name is all that's left: Why I changed my name after 8 years of marriage. Relationships Linda Annette Dahlstrom Anderson TODAY contributor Oct. 22, 2014 at 9:32 AM ET After I got married, I started getting mail addressed to Mrs.

When a name is all that's left: Why I changed my name after 8 years of marriage

Vols saber la vida actual de la família de «Lo imposible»? How to Stop Time. Photo IN the unlikely event that we could ever unite under the banner of a single saint, it might just be St.

How to Stop Time

Expeditus. According to legend, when the Roman centurion decided to convert to Christianity, the Devil appeared in the form of a crow and circled above him crying “cras, cras” — Latin for “tomorrow, tomorrow.” For Arianna Huffington and Kobe Bryant: First, Success. Then Sleep. Photo They may have seemed an unlikely pair, but it didn’t take long for , the Los Angeles Lakers star, and Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor in chief of the Media Group, to develop the easy familiarity of old pals.

For Arianna Huffington and Kobe Bryant: First, Success. Then Sleep.

Soon after Ms. Huffington, 64, arrived at Antonello Ristorante in Santa Ana, Calif., Mr. When Philosophy Becomes Therapy. Alain de Botton's self-help books for those who style themselves as intellectuals are making their way to the United States.

When Philosophy Becomes Therapy

Philosophy has earned a reputation as a complicated, inaccessible, and irrelevant pursuit, consigned mostly to old white men in wood-paneled offices. It’s vaguely associated with asking the kinds of big questions—Do we exist? What does life mean? Is there such thing as right or wrong? ‘I Forgot to Remember’ Author Su Meck on Life After Losing 22 Years of Memories. Four years ago, inside a classroom at Montgomery community college outside Washington, D.C., Susan Meck—who goes by Su and who was then, technically, legally, 44—quietly removed Dr.

‘I Forgot to Remember’ Author Su Meck on Life After Losing 22 Years of Memories

Powerful photos of people shortly before and directly after their death. Photographer Walter Schels was terrified of death, so much so he refused to see his mother after she passed away.

Powerful photos of people shortly before and directly after their death

Upon entering his 70s, Schels finally decided to overcome his fear through a bold, bizarre project – photographing individuals before and directly after their death. [This post originally ran on Feature Shoot] The black and white portraits are a clinical confrontation with the the unknown, the proximity of the lens to subject unflinching and slightly macabre. Watch the emotional moment an Alzheimer's patient remembers their daughter - Americas. Kelly Gunderson is just one of many who has to cope with the pain of seeing a family member suffer from dementia.

Yet she filmed the amazing moment her 87-year-old mother with Alzheimer's briefly recognised her daughter. Gunderson captured a conversation with her mother in a hospital bed. Gunderson's mother at first appears to not know she is lying next to her daughter. Letterman - 9/11 Monologue. Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her - News - People.

Putting in calls to the Schindler's List cast and crew in character as the Genie from Aladdin and visiting sex shops dressed as Mrs Doubtfire, Williams was always trying to make people's day and cheer them up with his unique brand of humour. Following his death, co-star Lisa Jakub (Lydia Hillard) has opened up about the time he was able to help her out, explaining in a blog post how Williams wrote to her principal after her school kicked her out just for taking a few months off to film Mrs Doubtfire and refused to have her back. In the letter Lisa passed on to The Independent below, Williams scolds the school for its stance on the matter, evoking the world view of his character Sean in Good Will Hunting as he insists that "a student of her calibre and talent should be encouraged to go out in the world and learn through her work.

" (Picture: Supplied/Lisa Jakub) (Enlarged version of image here) Video: The death of Robin Williams Loading gallery Robin Williams: A career in pictures 1 of 30. Farewell to Robin Williams: a thank you note. Robin Williams died today. It seems surreal to write that. But since writing is the way I process the incomprehensible — I find myself writing. Everyone is tweeting and facebooking and calling into radio shows about what a great talent Robin was.

Yeah. He was. Remembering Robin : Mara Wilson Writes Stuff. He always reminded me a little of my father. Robin Williams, as I knew him, was warm, gentle, expressive, nurturing, and brilliant. Growing Up With a Depressed Parent. When your mom or dad is depressed, you have no choice but to grow up fast. Research has shown that kids with a parent suffering from depression usually end up assuming the role of caretaker, sometimes at a very young age. Now, a new qualitative study led by Hanna Van Parys of Ghent University in Belgium takes a deeper look at the experiences of these children, by interviewing 21 young adults who grew up with a depressed mom or dad. Here are some excerpts from their stories, which were published online last week in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy: In the beginning I did not talk about it because I thought, I thought I could not be the one who was burdened by the situation.

I’d rather say: ‘It is no big deal’.I always reassured [my mother] ‘no I’m alright, I’m alright’,. . . whereas I probably was not alright at all at that moment. . . .and I told my father that I wanted to help him and that I loved him very much. [. . .] BeckieO Hair Pulling Selfie Video - Trichotillomania. Rebecca Brown has a selfie obsession.

But, instead of showing off her manicures or iced coffee orders, Brown takes photos to record her struggle with trichotillomania: a complex disorder that compels her to tear her hair out, strand by strand. 21-year-old Brown, from Essex, U.K., joined YouTube in 2007 with the username “BeckieO.” Five years ago, searching for an outlet for her pent-up fear and anxiety, she started posting videos in which she discussed her disorder. “I didn’t know there were millions of people (watching); it was just me talking about how this condition affected me,” she told BBC Trending. An Indulgent Life Isn’t Necessarily a Happy Life. Rencontre avec Kilian Jornet du 3 juin 2013, Sports extrêmes : RTBF Vidéo. How to Trick Yourself Into Eating Healthier.

Els fills de Tito recorden el seu pare. "Aquest és l'últim article que escric perquè em moro": el comiat d'un cronista de Girona. Cancer Doctor Peter Bach on Losing His Wife to Cancer - The streetlights in Buenos Aires are considerably dimmer than they are in New York, one of the many things I learned during my family’s six-month stay in Argentina. The front windshield of the rental car, aged and covered in the city’s grime, further obscured what little light came through.

Please, Mother, Enough. Photo. Her Baby Died During Birth, But She Asked To Hold Him. Two Hours Later, She Heard A Gasp… Why Monica Lewinsky Still Matters - Page 2 of 2. Qué es DGeneración. DGeneración es un Proyecto de Generación de Conexiones con Sentido. Este proyecto no entraba en nuestros planes. Pero dado que nos ha tocado, ¿qué otra cosa podríamos hacer? Dar a conocer la enfermedad va a ser nuestra misión.

Queremos utilizar la sensibilización como medio para mostrar a la sociedad la realidad de las personas afectadas de ELA, generando una ciudadanía más conectada, comprometida y activa con la enfermedad. Me gustaría que tuvierais presente mi punto de partida con este Proyecto DGeneración de Conexiones con Sentido: Existe entre un 5 y un 10 % de posibilidades de que esta enfermedad sea hereditaria. Así que no desfalleceremos, ni perderemos nunca la esperanza, en dar con la cura de la ELA. 10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently. Article Written by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post | Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives.

The Everything Guide to Getting Older in New York - My Body Came Out of Shock and I Was Like, ‘Oh, I Got Hit By a Train!’ Women Traveling Alone — Feeling Loneliness Abroad. Women Traveling Alone — Feeling Loneliness Abroad. Jonathan Toubin and the rhythm of recovery. Selena Gomez We Day Speech - Peer Pressure Rehab. Our Story « Team Magnotti. Un padre con cáncer se despide antes de morir de su bebé con un vídeo. Wanderers at the Table Kinfolk. Un niño se cae de una patineta y se desencadena una serie de eventos hermosos. Saving Personal Items In A Fire. Él Atajaría Una Bala Por Su Mejor Amiga. Después De Verlo, Te Queda Alguna Duda?

Would You Strip For Your Boyfriend’s Dad? I Did. Interview: Mara Wilson. I'm With Him: Watching The Movie Up. A mi día le faltan horas.