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Oliver Sacks on Gratitude

During the last two years of his life, Oliver Sacks, called the “Poet Laureate of Medicine,” wrote a series of essays on life, aging, and mortality for The New York Times. These four essays were posthumously published in his book Gratitude, a quick but incredibly touching collection that remains with…

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Success Revisited

What does success mean to you? Is your desire for success only career oriented? Are you fueled by praise from others? Do you want that gold star? That promotion? Rather than success driven by approval from others, aim for failure that leads to genuine…

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Your Eulogy Virtues

What is more important to you?  Your career or your character? In his NY Times article, “The Moral Bucket List,” David Brooks discusses “résumé virtues,” those that apply to our external career: wealth, fame, and status and “eulogy virtues,” those that apply to our inner character: kindness,…