Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

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Finding a purpose in life could help you live longer

The meaning of life is a question that has plagued philosophers for millennia, and there is no single correct answer. But increasingly, scientists are finding that having a sense of purpose, whatever yours may be, is key to well-being. A new study of over-50s shows picking up a part-time job or Read More...

Forget about pursuing your pas

Forget about pursuing your passion: meaning is to be found in contributing to others

Known for his groundbreaking work at Gallup on employee engagement, leadership and well-being, researcher Tom Rath  now has a new book out, Are You Fully Charged? The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life. His provocative idea about not heeding the popular call to pursue your passion, if you Read More...

In the beginning was the joke

In the beginning was the joke

John Lloyd | August 2009 issue There’s a mysterious passage in the Bible, that goes like this: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God." This passage has the unmistakable ring of truth, which is curious, because it also appears to be meaningless gibberish. Read More...

The meanings of life

The meanings of life

Four noble truths of connectedness. David Servan-Schreiber | Jan/Feb 2008 issue When I was 15, a church sermon left its mark on me. The priest began with the question, “Where should we seek God?” Years later, I found my own answer. I believe what for centuries has been called “finding God” Read More...