TED Talks: What really matters at the end of life – BJ Miller

TED Talks: What really matters at the end of life – BJ Miller

https://embed.ted.com/talks/bj_miller_what_really_matters_at_the_end_of_life BJ Miller - Palliative care physician ucsfhealth.org/bj.miller @bjmillermd Using empathy and a clear-eyed view of mortality, BJ Miller shines a light on healthcare’s most ignored facet: preparing for death. At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it's simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a hospice and palliative [...]

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.

By Steve John Powell - 9 May 2017 As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage began talking to himself. He proceeded to perform a series of tasks, commenting aloud on each one and vigorously gesticulating at [...]