I learned recently that being kind is, chemically, physically, good for your heart. Not your metaphorical heart—though it’s good for that too, I’ve always known that. I’m talking about the muscle itself. I learned about the physiological processes behind this from a TEDx speaker. (I’m on a TEDx kick now, watching many of these talks…Read More

According to Indian legend, Lord Rama and his army of helpers were building a stone causeway out into the ocean. Where it was leading exactly, I’m not sure. But while this massive infrastructure project was progressing, some of his army chieftains spotted a squirrel scooting out onto the rocks and then back to land, each…Read More