Over its 1,128-year history, the Alhambra in Granada Spain was nearly destroyed four times. A reverence for the cultural significance and awe for the physical magnificence of the palace/fortress stopped its destruction. Today more than three million people a year have the chance to experience this unique World Heritage Site.
What is the secret of being a happy husband? The author offers suggestions from his own considerable experience. Research shows that husbands are happiest when they let their wives influence them.
After being booted out of his second marriage, the author faced a choice. He could move in the same direction, creating a swath of suffering, or he could take his life into his hands and learn to care for himself. He had the chance to be free.
Staying in the moment is almost cliche. But it is the key to being happy. What are some simple, natural cues we can use in our bodies and minds to bring us back, over and over to the truth of the moment?
Loud noise is part of everyday life. Loud noise is also a serious health risk. Once hearing is damaged or lost, it cannot be restored. What are the signs of hearing loss? What can you do to prevent it?
The author returned from traveling with a pinched nerve in his neck. As the pain turned permanent, he embraced it, believing that moving toward the pain strengthens us while making us softer. When we make pain our ally, we find gratitude and an appreciation for life.
The author toured The City of Arts and Sciences, an entertainment-based, cultural and architectural complex in Valencia, Spain. The City of Arts and Sciences is the most modern tourist destination in Valencia, and one of the 12 treasures of Spain. The complex is comprised of six stunning, state of the art buildings, the designs of which are abstract, yet based on natural forms.
When his aging father asked for help, the author faced a dilemma. Given their troubled history, he had every right to say no. But was that the person he wanted to be? The choice he made led him to his true self.