Candace Kathryn Wade

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Be happy, not mindful

As post-Trump anxiety rates go through the roof, it’s time for less introspection and more social engagement<p>“Happiness comes from within,” declare a thousand advice blogs and books, fridge magnets and Facebook memes. Or “withinwards” as my local yoga studio prefers to call it.<p>The idea that …

Happiness

I'm an Atheist, but That Doesn't Mean I'm Not Spiritual

My choice to leave the faith does not and did not imply that I had no interest in what moves the human heart. I had always had my convictions about Christianity and it was almost two years ago when I decided that I didn't want to dictate my life based on some outside belief. I wanted to be open to …

High court's election-year lineup rich in high-profile cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.<p>Affirmative action, abortion and another look at the Obama …

An Opposition Candidate Was Gunned Down Ahead Of Massively Important Elections

For the first time in 16 years, the opposition has a strong chance of opening the door to widespread change in Venezuela. Now they're under attack with a leading candidate gunned down.<p>NEW YORK — A series of shots rang out as Luis Manuel Díaz stepped off the stage in Guarico State last week, jolting …

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

Minnesota Couple Drops $500,000 Check Into Salvation Army Kettle

Call it paying it forward — big time.<p>A Minnesota couple — who at one time lived on discarded food — quietly put a personal check for $500,000 into a Salvation Army kettle located outside a grocery store in a Twin Cities suburb over the weekend.<p>The emblematic red kettle, which the humanitarian …

World leaders launch bid for climate breakthrough in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.<p>In a series of opening addresses to the U.N. talks, …

Climate

Losing Weight: How to Break Through a Weight-Loss Plateau

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as putting time, energy, and money into your wellness routine only to find your progress delayed. If your scale …

Vegetarians Rejoice: Red Meat Is Bad For Body & Your Wallet

Carnivores are in an uproar over a new study by the World Heath Organization that says eating an extra 50 grams daily of processed meat increases the risk of colorectal cancer by 18 percent.<p>In other words, it’s a great week for vegetarians.<p>And while it seems that every month there is an article …

What Happens When You Stop Eating Meat

Five percent of the US population is vegetarian. Another 2% is vegan. The former group doesn’t eat meat or fish, while the latter group eats no …

Obama vetoes defense bill in high-stakes showdown over spending

WASHINGTON — President Obama made good on his threat to veto a $612 billion defense policy bill Thursday, bringing the fight over domestic spending into the realm of national security.<p>Speaking to reporters for four minutes in a rare public veto message, Obama said the bill fell "woefully short" …

Two British activists were arrested after waving Tibetan flags at the Chinese president’s motorcade

Britain is doing everything it can to make Chinese president Xi Jinping comfortable during his state visit to the UK this week. Including, it seems, arresting peaceful protesters.<p>Two British-Tibetan women were arrested on Oct. 21 outside of London’s Mansion House, where Xi was speaking to business …

China

Teacher, student killed in stabbing attack on Swedish school

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A sword-wielding masked man who students thought was playing a Halloween prank stabbbed four people at a school with a …

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins

Judges may take up cases on abortion and immigration.<p>After a year in which liberals scored impressive, high-profile Supreme Court victories, conservatives could be in line for wins on some of this term's most contentious issues, as the justices consider cases that could gut public sector labor …

University of California

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20 Greatest Quotes From The Dalai Lama

<b>We’ve collected the top 20 quotes from The Dalai Lama for your inspirational and motivational reading pleasure. Check them out:</b><p>1. Happiness is not …

DALAI LAMA: Encouraging a Compassionate World

August 15, 2015<p>“<i>Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive</i>.” – Dalai Lama<p>His Holiness the 14th Dalai …

Spirituality

200,000 Buddhism believers celebrate Shoton festival

More than 200,000 Buddhists and other believers on Friday thronged Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, for the start of the traditional …

Google partners with Khan Academy, NASA, more to teach kids science via a 4-week summer camp

We’re nearly midway through summer vacation, but still far from the start of the school year. Can’t send your children off to camp, but still need to keep them entertained? Google wants to help you out. The technology company today kicked off its inaugural free summer program, aptly called Camp …

Facebook’s Chris Gomersall Departs For His Marketing Startup Atomized

Chris Gomersall has spent the past three years working with brands and agencies at Facebook, where he was the first creative strategy leader. Now he’s leaving to run his own startup, Atomized.<p>Gomersall told me that he’s trying to solve a problem that he saw again and again in meetings with …

Top Ten Hot Careers for College Grads

Marketing your career is crucial. However, not all careers are created equal. Some careers may be in high demand, but others offer more rewards. It pays to shop around.<p>To help newly minted graduates identify their best bets for rewarding employment, the University of California, San Diego Extension …

Career Development

7 Steps to Success

You find yourself at a place where life is flowing with ease. You are ready to extend the flow and ease into a new phase of your life and are wondering how to do so successfully. Here, you will find seven steps to help you extend the flow and ease, and succeed in anything you do from dating, to …

Eat Amelia Freer's guilt-free cauliflower-crust pizza, healthy chicken nuggets

Amelia Freer, who has revamped diets of celebrities like Sam Smith, helping them shed weight, has a new book to help you do the same. Here, she shares a couple recipes from "Eat. Nourish. Glow." for cauliflower-crust pizza and a much healthier version of chicken nuggets so you can get nutrition …

Food

Veggies Aren't Boring, Your Cooking Is: Simple Skills + 5 Recipes

<b>One of the most common and useful pieces of advice that can be given to most people is, "Eat more vegetables."</b> We all know this and believe it, but …

Side Dishes

15 Times Gwyneth Made Us Want to Go Vegan

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that Gwyneth Paltrow rocks the all-natural, eco-chic lifestyle. She’s an advocate for oil pulling, has her own organic beauty line and of course, we can’t forget her lifestyle site, Goop. From breakfast to dinner, Gwyneth’s got you covered with vegan recipes so …

Sweet Potatoes: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Although they're soft and creamy enough to be put in pies and called dessert, sweet potatoes are also a surprisingly nutritious vegetable.<p>"Sweet …

Fat Burning Soup - My Best Recipe For Losing Weight And Looking Great FAST

A fat burning soup that's delicious and filling is one of the best ways to slim down and get that flat tummy fast without having to starve yourself …