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An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

Kansas City library officials question arrest during event

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The arrests of a man who asked questions during a Kansas City library event and an employee who tried to intervene are raising concerns among library officials.<p>The arrests occurred in May at the Plaza branch library, where Dennis Ross, an author and diplomat who was involved …

Kansas City

Jewish man arrested after criticizing Israel and U.S. at Kansas library’s pro-Israel event

<b>U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York on September 21, 2016 (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Library’s director is “outraged” that prosecutors are pursuing charges against a man for asking critical questions<p>The Associated Press • Ben Norton<p>October 7, …

The 10 Sexiest Books That Are Also Really Well Written

It’s lit<p>Most sex writing is notoriously terrible. For the most part, the reason we blush when reading a sex scene is not because we’re getting all hot and bothered, but rather because we’re embarrassed—for the author, for ourselves, for, like, <i>literature</i>.<p>And yet, when sex writing is good, there is …

Books

Spoken Meditation for Sleep: Into the Tree House - A Guided Visualization for Calm

Unlock Your Full Potential - A 10 minute Guided Visualization For success & Confidence

Out Of Body Spoken Visualization Meditation Experience

Daily Meditation: Visualize Peace

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a guided meditation by The Honest Guys. Let this calming visualization help you …

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

Be Confident & at Ease

How often do you talk yourself out of something before you’ve even tried? Years of negative messages may have worn you down, but an innate confidence …

The Power of Patience: Let Go of Anxiety and Let Life Happen

<b>“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” ~William S. Burroughs</b><p>Patience can be a struggle.<p>I know this …

12 Tweets That Make Perfect Sense To People With Social Anxiety

"Nothing worse than your social anxiety getting mistaken for rudeness."<p>Imagine having paralyzing self-doubt at a party or feel petrified speaking up during a meeting. If you have social anxiety, that’s just another day for you.<p>The mental health condition, which affects 15 million men and women, can …

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 103<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

The Ultimate Way to Increase Motivation, According to Neuroscience

Igniting your passion is easier than you think.<p>Motivation is the key to success for many aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>It's one thing to enjoy the idea of something, but actually achieving your goals takes a reservoir of motivation. Whether you're an entrepreneur, small business owner, or someone looking …

Motivation

11 nervous habits that make you look incompetent

What's worse, whether it's true or not, nervous habits often scream, "I'm not ready for this!"<p>Psychologists say that awareness of your tell-tale behaviors is the first step to overcoming them.<p>So we asked a few career experts to weigh in on what they instantly recognize as nervous habits in …

Noam Chomsky on Anarchism, Communism and Revolutions

As global capitalism, with neoliberalism being a necessary accompaniment, has covered now the entire globe, it is extremely useful to revisit some of …

Political Science

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Books

FDA Approves New Arm Implant to Treat Opioid Dependence

Braeburn Pharmaceuticals’ device could face opposition from advocates for total-sobriety approach<p>By<p>Jeanne Whalen<p>Jeanne Whalen<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JeanneWhalen<p>Jeanne.Whalen@wsj.com<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a drug-emitting arm implant to treat addiction to heroin and …

Pharma

Journalists blast NY Times for pro-Israel bias and “grotesque” distortion of illegal occupation of Palestine

Glenn Greenwald condemned the New York Times’ “cowardice” on Israel, accusing it of “journalistic malfeasance”<p>Advocates for Palestinian human rights, journalists and progressive media watchdogs have long accused the New York Times of biased, pro-Israel coverage.<p>The Times regularly fails to mention …

Israeli politics bears comparison with end of Weimar Germany and rise of fascism

Racist bills in the Knesset strongly resemble laws adopted by the Reichstag in the early days of the Nazi regime<p>Wed, May 25, 2016, 00:32<p>‘Please don’t …

Israel

Anonymous Launches OnionIRC, Specifically for "Training the Next Generation of Hackers"

Anonymous members on the deep web have launched a new chat service specifically “<i>to teach the next generation of hacktivists.</i>” What sets this chat …

Anonymous Launches OnionIRC to Teach the World About Hacking Hacktivism

<b>At the end of April, members of the Anonymous hacker collective announced the launch of the OnionIRC, an internet relay chat network where the group</b> …

How I Stay Safe On the Deep Web!

What You Should Know About The 'Dark Web,' An Anonymous Haven For Hackers

Enter the shadowy corner of the web where the Ashley Madison hackers released their data trove.<p>ISIS uses it. The Ashley Madison hackers used it. But chances are, you're not so familiar with the so-called "dark web," a hidden network of websites that requires special tools to access.<p>The appeal of …

Anonymous hackers launch dark web chatroom OnionIRC to teach next generation of hacktivists

A self-described hacker affiliated with the Anonymous collective has launched a chat service hosted on the dark web that aims to teach the next …

We Asked Edward Snowden if Online Privacy Has Improved Since His Massive NSA Leak

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing May 27 at 11 PM.<p>This Friday, May 27, HBO will air a new episode from season four of our Emmy-winning show. On the last episode, we met the team of female volunteers working to eradicate polio in Pakistan, as well as expert …

Israeli terror victim to UN: Palestinian neighbors comforted us, but you ignored us

Natan Meir, husband of Dafna Meir who was stabbed to death in their home, sent an emotional plea to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.<p>The Meir family …

Israel