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Finding Added Meaning and Purpose At Work - It Can Be Done, with a Little Bit of Luck and Effort

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In a meaningless world, finding meaning and purpose is up to how. We "find" it by creating it. Choose carefully.

An Updated and Expanded Report on the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C.

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This is an expanded edition of my report which appeared here last week.

Your Faithful and Devoted Correspondent Reports from the Rally for REAL Wellness and Reason at the Lincoln Memorial in Wash, DC

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Last Saturday's Reason Rally was a watershed event for the secular voter and RW enthusiast. A first-hand report follows.

Worksite Wellness: The Role of the Company in Promoting Meaning and Purpose

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Can companies promote meaning and purpose? Should they do so? What issues to address? How to get started. All here.

Introduction

Can organizations successfully include meaning and purpose (M&P) education as part of worksite wellness programming? Might doing enrich the sense of worth, consequence and value that many employees derive from work life? What obstacles could inhibit meaning and purpose education if it were a part of wellness programming? What benefits seem most likely to follow the introduction of M&P in organizations?

The Creed of Reason and the Creed of the Christian Faith: Which Way to REAL Wellness?

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Reason and faith lead the seeker of positive well being to different pathways, including support for or resistance to church/state separation.

Introduction: Reason Is In Season - Year Round

     No one should throw away his reason, the fruit of all experience.
     It is the intellectual capital of the soul, the only light, the only guide,
     and without it, the brain becomes the palace of an idiot king,
     attended by a retinue of thieves and hypocrites.

Wellness Lifestyles, Prayer and Irrationality: Readers Respond to a Trusted.MD Column

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If you're a writer and you want feedback, address politics, sex or religion. Especially religion!

Introduction

The previous essay generated
more feedback than others in recent years. I knew that politics, sex and
religion were topics that generally get a rise out of people more
others; I forgot that religion gets more than than the other two
combined.  

Any Chance The Donald, Hillary or Other Politicians Might Lead the Way to a Better Health System for the U.S.A.?

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America spends lavishly for medical care. We're not that healthy. Is there a better way to organize the medical system?

Introduction: Spending on Medical Care

No nation on Earth comes close to ours in medical spending, though we are not the healthiest of the planet’s inhabitants. Not even close. We’re not even in the top ten on key indicators of health, such as lifespan and infant mortality rates.The national bill for medical care, usually called “health” care though it’s more about payments for illness than investments in promoting well being, is $3 trillion at last count, which was in 2014. (It is surely higher now, since spending goes up about 5 to 6 percent annually.)

Any Chance The Donald, Hillary or Other Politicians Might Lead the Way to a Better Health System for the U.S.A.?

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America spends lavishly for medical care. We're not that healthy. Is there a better way to organize the medical system?

Introduction: Spending on Medical Care

No nation on Earth comes close to ours in medical spending, though we are not the healthiest of the planet’s inhabitants. Not even close. We’re not even in the top ten on key indicators of health, such as lifespan and infant mortality rates.The national bill for medical care, usually called “health” care though it’s more about payments for illness than investments in promoting well being, is $3 trillion at last count, which was in 2014. (It is surely higher now, since spending goes up about 5 to 6 percent annually.)

Wellness Lifestyes and Irrationality: Are the Two Compatible?

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A commentary on a popular pastime that wastes time, goes nowhere, accomplishes nothing and is irrational and demeaning.


Introduction: Epic Time-Wasters

A Wellness Perspective on the Migrant Crisis

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Can anything be done to meet the needs of desperate migrants that also safeguards quality of life in reluctant host countries?

Introduction: An Insufferable Situation

Millions
of desperate people fleeing civil wars and anarchy in Syria,
Afghanistan, Iraq and other Middle Eastern as well as African countries
have risked their lives for a chance at a better life in Europe,
particularly Germany and other prosperous European nations.



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