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7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life | Inc.com

Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or hear complaints. They're negative by nature and they …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

A White House Devoid of Integrity

At the dedication of his Library, President Ronald Reagan, then 80 years old, reflected on the pendulum swings he had seen in his lifetime, such as …

Pulling the Perfect Espresso Shot

Breaking down the layers with a Starbucks barista<p>There’s nothing quite like a rich shot of espresso. It forms the base of many of the most popular …

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20 Gluten-Free Flours

By Milagros Cruz<p>Cutting gluten from your diet may seem like an unbelievable task if you have Celiac disease or want to try the gluten-free diet, but …

'Good luck': Obama mocks Trump's 'half-baked' plan to make Mexico pay for a massive US border wall

"Good luck with that," Obama said sarcastically.<p>He took a question about Trump's plan after announcing his support for tax reform amid the bombshell Panama Papers documents leak.<p>Earlier in the day, The Washington Post reported that Trump's campaign had finally laid out the methods he planned to use …

How Trump's Debt Addiction Crushed the Biggest Company He Ever Ran

Donald Trump claims that as president he’d use his business prowess to tackle one of America’s most urgent problems: the towering national debt. …

Donald Trump fumes at 'The View' after panel fries Ben Carson for supporting him

".@TheView T.V. show, which is failing so badly that it will soon be taken off [the] air, is constantly asking me to go on," he tweeted.<p>He went on to tweet that the show became a "total disaster" after Barbara Walters left and that ABC was wasting people's time.<p>Trump also promoted another tweet …

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5 countries where it's relatively easy for Americans to become expats

With that in mind, we've looked into some of the easiest countries to immigrate to as an American. While actually moving to a new country is never a simple process, it does help if you're a skilled worker with some disposable income.<p>See below for our top five picks.

F**k it, I’m rooting for Donald Trump: It’s what the GOP deserves, and what we all deserve if we don’t mobilize

I don’t want to live in Angry, Stupid America. But a Trump nomination would force us all to get serious and fight<p>I may wind up divorced for writing the rest of this sentence, but here goes: I am officially endorsing Donald Trump for the GOP presidential nomination.<p>Having just risked the loss of my …

Cruz won't hold up Flint aid deal in Senate

Ted Cruz won't block a bipartisan Senate bill that would provide hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of aid for Flint, Mich. and other communities that need to upgrade their drinking water infrastructure.<p>"Cruz has reviewed the bill now and will not prevent it from moving forward," spokesman Phil …

Ted Cruz's 'natural-born' citizenship will be challenged in front of a judge for the first time

On Friday, an Illinois judge will hear arguments from a voter who claims Cruz should be disqualified because he's not a "natural-born" citizen, USA Today reported.<p>The case against Cruz, brought forth by Lawrence Joyce of Illinois, will be heard by Judge Maureen Ward Kirby of the Circuit Court of …

20 celebrities who love and endorse Donald Trump

And those endorsements from familiar faces are a bonus for Trump that helps widen his audience. Once considered a long shot, the businessman and reality-TV star won the New Hampshire primary and is now leading in polls for the South Carolina primary.<p>In addition to the politicians and pundits — like …

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'File the lawsuit': Ted Cruz dares Donald Trump to sue him in remarkable press conference

Cruz questioned the conservative credentials of both men and accused them of slinging mud on the campaign trail.<p>"Both of those campaigns, the only thing they can do is engage in insults and attacks," Cruz said.<p>The Texas senator began the event by responding to a cease-and-desist letter he said …

'Disgrace': Donald Trump rips national Republican Party after getting booed at debate

"I did well in the debate. A lot of people said I won that debate. But ... the whole room was made up of special interests and donors, which is a disgrace from the RNC," Trump said at an event in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.<p>"The RNC better get its act together," he added.<p>Trump was repeatedly …

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Why Brother Bernie Is Better for Black People Than Sister Hillary

The future of American democracy depends on our response to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And that legacy is not just about defending civil rights; it’s also about fighting to fix our rigged economy, which yields grotesque wealth inequality; our narcissistic culture, which unleashes obscene …

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Ben Carson's campaign just escalated its feud with Ted Cruz over 'dirty tricks' in Iowa

It's the latest escalation in a feud that has lasted all week, since Cruz pulled off an upset victory in Monday night's Iowa caucuses.<p>Real-estate mogul Donald Trump had been leading the polls in Iowa for weeks, but he came in second place. He has subsequently accused Cruz of fraud, arguing, in …

BERNIE: It's 'beyond comprehension that Lloyd Blankfein would lecture our campaign'

"Make a $3 contribution today to say you have had ENOUGH of Lloyd Blankfein and the billionaire class buying up candidates and elections in this country," Sanders wrote to his supporters.<p>During a Wednesday interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Blankfein was asked about Sanders' criticism of him. He …

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'I don't think so, darling': Donald Trump dismisses woman defending illegal immigration

The woman began by saying she was from Southern California.<p>"You live in Southern California? What are you doing here? Are you a liberal Democrat, by any chance?" Trump joked at the Exeter, New Hampshire, event.<p>She continued by saying she had friends who immigrated to the US illegally.<p>"I know the …

TRUMP: I will 'probably' sue because Ted Cruz cheated in Iowa

Trump said this in an interview on Boston Herald Radio that was flagged by BuzzFeed.<p>When asked whether he would file a formal complaint over the caucuses' results, Trump said, "Probably."<p>"What he did is unthinkable," Trump said, later calling Cruz a "really fraudulent" character.<p>Earlier in the day, …

Donald Trump says he uses 'every single thing in the book' to avoid paying taxes

"I mean, I pay as little as possible. I use every single thing in the book. And I have great people," the Republican presidential front-runner told supporters in Sioux Center, Iowa.<p>He contrasted his approach to how former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) addressed the tax issue during the 2012 …

Trump video mistakes Soviet veterans for Americans

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a single morning, Donald Trump promoted a photo that originated from a neo-Nazi Twitter account and posted a campaign video that mistook Soviets for U.S. military veterans.<p>Trump's campaign on Friday shared a Facebook video vowing to reform the Veterans Administration that included stock …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Politicians lie a lot — and people are becoming less trusting

But with the rise of digital media, they can now more easily get away with fudging the truth.<p>"Innovations that have occurred in social media ... have had a negative effect upon public trust," a Citi Research team led by Tina Fordham observes.<p>"While digital media can be a great source of …

California shooting doesn't fit Washington's gun debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bullets were still flying in San Bernardino when President Barack Obama, sitting for a scheduled television interview, issued a …

Why Republicans Continue to Deny Climate Science

Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail are digging themselves into quite a hole. Climate change is both a critical issue for our world's security and sustainability, and a key political issue that could help decide who wins the White House in 2016. And yet Republicans continue to deny …

Donald Trump just did a big interview with a famous conspiracy theorist and was asked about impeaching Obama

Alex Jones is a radio host famous for promoting conspiracy theories, including that the September 11, 2001, terror attacks were an "inside job."<p>In his very first question to Trump, Jones asked about the attacks.<p>Jones declared that Trump has been repeatedly "vindicated" in his widely disputed claim …

I was the Mexican-American at a Donald Trump rally

<b>(AP/Mary Schwalm)</b><p>Liberal Massachusetts, far from the border — what explains the Trump fans? And would they be nice to me?<p>Pat Tomaino<p>November 20, 2015 6:33pm (UTC)<p>I brought a tape recorder to the Donald Trump rally this week in Worcester, Massachusetts, but I turned it off as soon as Trump took the …

Bill Maher mocks Trump, but blasts religion: “This idea that somehow we do share values, that all religions are alike, is bullsh*t. And we need to call it bullsh*t”

“If you are in this religion, you probably do have values that are at odds,” Maher said on “Real Time” last night<p>This week Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came up with what he thought was a genius idea to have all Muslims entered into a database. The only trouble is this sounded a …