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Ritual — Cultural Anthropology

What roles might the concept of ritual play in the study of contemporary society and culture? As one of the founding concepts of our discipline, …

University of Chicago

Dempsey thinks US can do more to fight terror, backs closing of Guantanamo

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggested Sunday that the United States could do more to fight terrorism but predicted eventual defeat for the new-but-extremely-violent Islamic State group.<p>Dempsey told “Fox News Sunday” that defeating terrorism will require an …

How to Handle Stress in the Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the long term — take up yoga, eat a healthy diet, keep a journal, or get more sleep. But what do you do when you’re overcome with stress in the moment — at your desk, say, or in a meeting? Perhaps …

5 Mindful Steps to a More Grateful (and Happy) Life - Mindful

There is no better moment than now while reading these words to consider what you are thankful for. In fact, there is actually no other moment than …

Mindfulness

The ONLY Two Promises you NEED to make(to yourself!) for A Positive New Year

<b>‘For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.’</b> ~ T. S. Eliot<p>As the year end inches closer and …