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No Blueprint, Just Love
When he started MBSR, Jon Kabat-Zinn didn’t have a detailed plan—just passion and an inkling that lots of good would come of it. Now, 35 years later, he talks with us about the present and future of mindfulness.
Sidebar: How to try less and be more
A Matter of Death and Life
High school seniors at The Harley School in Rochester, New York, have the option of taking a class called “hospice.” Most who sign up for it don’t know what they’re in for, but none of them forget the experience when it’s over. Jennifer Campbell reports.
Sidebar: Teenagers share their experiences at hospice
Finding the Space to Lead
Janice Marturano, former vice president at General Mills, says making space is the key to effective and satisfying leadership. She shows us how to do that—whether we’re leading our careers, our families, or our communities.
Sidebars: Two practices to connect you to your best leadership qualities.
The Tango Lesson
You might think the Argentine tango is simply the most seductive way to get across a dance floor. Tracy Picha discovers it’s also a great way to learn how to dance with life.