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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans

We pay our elected officials to take care of our communities and our planet. Since Trump took office, the GOP has set out only to destroy<p>Last week I was taking an Uber (I know, I’m sorry, it was a necessity) across an unfamiliar town when the driver, whom I’ll call Randy, started telling me about …

Homelessness

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

The president’s official Twitter account is spreading falsehoods about the Comey hearing

He’s peddling blatantly misleading claims about Russia’s involvement in the election.<p>The White House tweeted Monday that the directors of the FBI and the National Security Agency told Congress Russia did not influence the 2016 presidential election. But to borrow a phrase from the administration’s …

The Liar-In-Chief & The Dangers of Post-Truth Politics

What happens when we lose American lives over a lie?<p>It’s hard to live with a leader you don’t trust. It makes you anxious. Makes you fearful. It’s …

Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban: Who is Derrick Watson?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal judge in Hawaii is making headlines after temporarily freezing President Donald Trump's revised ban on travelers from several Muslim-majority countries.<p>In a 43-page ruling, US District Court Judge Derrick Watson issued a scathing rebuke just hours before Trump's revised travel ban …

Immigration

Trump voters would be among the biggest losers in Republicans' Obamacare replacement plan

Americans who swept President Trump to victory — lower-income, older voters in conservative, rural parts of the country — stand to lose the most in federal healthcare aid under a Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a Times analysis of county voting and tax …

Health Care

5 Things to Know Now About the GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Plan

Tax credits for the oldest and poorest Americans would be cut.<p>At long last, House Republicans have unveiled their replacement plan for the Affordable …

Throughout history, the best ways to reduce inequality have been disease and destruction

How do you solve a problem like inequality? Economic policymakers have been grappling with this for a long time, with varying degrees of urgency. The search for solutions has become increasingly serious since the 1980s, when inequality began rising again, recently reaching historic highs.<p>But the …

Income Inequality

The Eight Power Centers Of The Trump Administration

From the Bannon Wing to the Bureaucrats<p>Whenever a new administration starts, top aides to the president battle for authority and power, and the …

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Happiness

These 7 sneaky expenses are destroying your monthly budget: Slash them and save money

Sneaky expenses can suck the air out of your budget and send you into financial purgatory. The worst part is just how many of them there are, from …

5 Hacks to UP your LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY in 100 seconds!

Freelance landscape and travel photographer Toma Bonciu give you 5 tips to improve your landscape photography. You only need a tripod and some ND or …

Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing a storm of criticism over newly disclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States, recused himself on Thursday from any investigation into charges that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.<p>His announcement, delivered …

Donald Trump

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

15 things successful people do on Sunday nights

The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday night.<p>However, Sunday can still be a fun day (not to mention a productive one). You've just got to have the right mindset and commit to something, whether it be getting tasks done, …

Success

The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

Weight Gain and Aging: An explanation and solution

First we grow longer. Then we grow wider. People assume that weight gain is just another unavoidable insult in the aging process. They’re wrong.<p>Such thinking characterizes many of our notions about “normal” aging. Other casualties in this category include your bone, balance, muscle and marbles. …

Melatonin

These are 28 common mistakes in Street Photography you should avoid

<b>1.Always using the Manual Mode</b><p>One common misconception and Street Photography mistake is the believe that professional photographers always use the …

Conscious Breathing: A Simple Way to Work Through Emotional Pain and Be Present in Your Life

<b>“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I never gave much thought to my breath unless I …

We No Longer Have Three Branches of Government

I served in Congress for 16 years and taught civics for 13 more. Our government no longer looks like the one I told my students about—or the one the Constitution describes.<p>For more than a dozen years, teaching government classes to graduate students at Harvard and Princeton, I filled my students’ …

Political Science

Trump condemns anonymous sources as staff demands anonymity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has unloaded on the news media for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff …

Donald Trump

GOP Lawmakers Push Bills to Limit Protesting in 17 States

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

Title IX

Donald Trump is dangerous when he’s losing

Trump’s failures at governing feed his illiberalism.<p>A few weeks back, I wrote a piece about Donald Trump titled “How to stop an autocracy.” The essay began with the premise that Trump has a will to power and a contempt for the basic norms and institutions of American democracy, and then explored …

France is fed up with Trump's 'repeated attacks' to weaken Europe

Asked about the lack of unity of Europeans with regards to U.S. President Donald Trump's worldview, Ayrault said that the situation was changing, essentially because of Trump's "repeated attacks" against Europe.<p>"(...) I bet that any attempt to divide and rule Europeans will not work," Ayrault said. …

Cyber-attacks

Trump Has No Foreign Policy

There's no such thing as a Trump Doctrine, folks—just an incoherent mess.<p>Whenever a new American president takes office, or even well beforehand, analysts and academics rush to discern their foreign policy “doctrine”—a grand theory that connects what might otherwise appear to be a Pollock-like …

Foreign Policy

Trump’s Self-Care Tour Is Costing America Millions

The president is going all in on making himself great again.<p><b>Donald Trump</b>, a 70-year-old creature of habit, appeared unsettled in the days and weeks after he slid into an electoral victory that even he did not anticipate. There was suddenly the weight of the free world on his shoulders and the …