People Are Talking About
A Diet That Truly Works? The so-called “satiating diet” for managing weight and good health without going to extremes. (This could be an Onion article.)
An Elite Athlete’s Real-Life Training Plan. Aka: raising kids.
“Any human identity is made up in part of beliefs about how to live—what is admirable, worthwhile, shameful, precious. ...We decide every hour which chances are worth taking, which attachments worth making, which tedious tasks are worth the reward. The questions add up: What shall I do with this hour, this morning, and with what they amount to, my one life? What shall we do together?
Ranging from discussions of the nature of eternity to arguments about who should control the means of production, [“This Life”] puts forward a single, sustained picture of the situation we all face. To free ourselves spiritually, he proposes that we adopt what he calls “secular faith”: a commitment to our finite lives and fragile loves as the sole site of what matters, the setting for all the stakes of existence.”
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has a great Herbs App.
My current favorite plants are begonias.