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The Heart Needs Time To Heal

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I'll always remember the story I read long ago about a young man who was chased off a cliff by a hungry tiger. Read more

 

Broth for Radish Soup

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The base to make broth for this weekend’s soup:

4-5 yellow onions, halved
1 bunch of green onions
10 garlic cloves
Knob of ginger about 1 tablespoon
Piece of dashima (Dried seaweed) - about the size of 2 adult hands
Large pot of water Read more

 

One Person At A Time

I've long observed that the people who inspire me the most are those who are driven by a sense of purpose that transcends personal gain. Jesus of Nazareth and Mahatma Gandhi, are two such figures for me.

A third person who I deeply admire is boxing champion, Muhammad Ali, who clearly fought for something beyond himself. To those who knew him, it was exceedingly clear that he was not driven by money, fame, or personal glory. Read more

 

Which Shoes Are Healthiest?

If you look at the feet of newborn and young children, you'll notice that across all races, feet tend to be wide, almost like bear paws without claws.

The forefoot (toe region) evolved to be wide to allow for optimal gripping action as humans walked across varying terrains. Read more

 

No Greater Magic

Between my parents' siblings, I have 11 aunts and uncles. Though I have fondness for and good memories of many of them, it's only my aunt on my mom's side who I share a deep bond with. I've come to realize that such bonds are made over decades of putting forth consistent effort to show someone that we truly care about their well-being.

I'm immensely grateful that our boys also have a similar bond with my younger sister, one that has been created by her showing them through her actions over 18 years that she genuinely roots for them to experience all good things in life. Read more

 

The Things We Remember

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This is our youngest taking a photo of a group of friends in their 20s - he was so surprised and happy to have friendly strangers ask him to take their photo, as up until this moment of his life, he only saw this happen among grown-ups. Read more

 

A Nourishing Way To Soothe A Sore Throat

What If We Knew Everyone's Date of Death?

What if we could see everyone's date of death in an imaginary bubble above their head?

How would knowing the day that people will die impact the way we see and treat them?

Take a moment to think about the people around you, those you know best.  Are you consistently treating them as you would if you knew the precise day when they will be gone?

What would you change about your approach to life if you knew your own date of expiration and that of those around you? Read more

 

2 Ways to Decrease Risk of Dementia Plus Thoughts on Loneliness Among the Elderly

For more discussion on how to ward off loneliness, isolation, and depression, please visit:

https://drbenkim.com/thoughts-from-our-elders.htm

Or you can contribute to this discussion in the comments section under this video at our YouTube channel: Read more

 

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