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Trump’s war on Medicaid: Our new president wants to gut a critical program for the poor

Donald Trump’s Medicaid plan is clear: Slash funding and kick large numbers of low-income people off the rolls<p>For all his posturing on populism and sticking up for the “forgotten men and women” of the United States, President Donald Trump is no friend to low-income Americans. Over the first days of …

Health Care

Finding Happiness With a Mental Vacation

It doesn't take much to make me happy ... a place in the sun will do!<p>"<i>Year by year we are learning that in this restless, strenuous American life of ours vacations are essential." -- Ellsworth Huntington</i><p>Is it time for you to take a vacation, a mental vacation?<p>Last Thursday night, I was floored by …

10 Questions That Will Help You Find Happiness | Inc.com

Are you happy with your life as it is? If the answer is no, are you willing to make changes--even big, scary ones--in order to get there?<p>That question comes from Becky Lynn Smith, author of <i>Designing Your Ideal Life: Create Your Blueprint for Success and Happiness.</i> Smith knows something about big, …

Happiness

15 Ways to Become a Happier Person | Inc.com

We all want to be happy. No matter what we're currently working on or striving toward, it is--by and large--our ultimate goal. Whether that means building a business, cultivating a meaningful relationship, or watching a movie coupled with a glass of wine, we're all engaged in trying to fuel our …

Happiness

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

11 Decisions That Will Make You Happier | Inc.com

When was the last time you stopped to do a big-picture assessment of your life and career? If it's been more than a year-or worse, you've never done one at all-now is the time.<p>Why is this so important? Because in the crush of daily life, daily obligations, and daily deadlines, it's impossible to …

Happiness

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing