Eudaimonia Discussion of the links between virtue of character (ethikē aretē) and happiness (eudaimonia) is one of the central concerns of ancient ethics, and a subject of much disagreement. As a result there are many varieties of eudaimonism. Two of the most influential forms are those of Aristotle and the Stoics. Aristotle takes virtue and its exercise to be the most important constituent in eudaimonia but acknowledges also the importance of external goods such as health, wealth, and beauty. By contrast, the Stoics make virtue necessary and sufficient for eudaimonia and thus deny the necessity of external goods.
Apple unwraps new tool for medical researchers In a surprise move, Apple has announced a new health app that works with its iPhone and HealthKit — and it’s running on open-source software. “As we worked on HealthKit we came across an even broader impact that iPhone could make and that is on medical research,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said during a live event. “Perhaps the most profound change iPhone will make is on our health.” With the ResearchKit app, Apple intends for the software framework to enable more people to participate in research, and for innovators to build apps on top of Apple’s platform.
26 ‘Habits’ of People With Depression While depression can be in some ways the absence of action, there are still little habits, little routines, a person may pick up on when they re-enter a depressive episode. These habits can be small indicators you’re beginning to feel depressed again. They can even be positive things — habits developed to help you survive. And because depression affects everyone2 differently, these little habits are different for everyone, too.
20 oddly shaped fruits and veggies that will make you look twice We have already discovered a lot of the Earth’s incredible secrets. But it seems that nature will never cease to surprise and amaze us in the most creative and funny ways. And this is certainly the case with these 20 fruits and vegetables that really look like something else. Have you ever seen a nut that looks like the female body? Or a potato shaped just like a heart?
Reframe Stress The human family has countless extraordinary features that we take for granted. Our modest sensory apparatus, for example, allows us to marvel at sunsets, savor chocolate, delight in sweet-smelling flowers, enjoy music, feel love. Meet one of your everyday superpowers: positive reappraisal. Learn French » Absolute Beginner #4 - Bistrot Français: Talking About This in French is Real Work! What Do You Do? Audio Lesson Archives Video Lesson Archives Download Audio and Video Lessons Add Lesson to Dashboard Basic Lesson Checklist
Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of medical instruments and supplies in survival situations In survival situations, medical emergencies will arise. One of the main concerns with any medical procedures is clean, sterilized equipment so as to not pass on infection and compound or completely compromise any medical procedures that must be done.. Here is a basic primer on disinfection and sterilization in survival situations