Karen Winder

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Obama calls Duterte, highlights shared human rights values

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Obama has personally called his counterpart in the Philippines with a subtle message about the importance of human rights.<p>Just weeks ago, in his last campaign speech, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte told a crowd to "forget the laws of human rights."<p>Duterte's tough-on-crime stance …

How to detox your life: beat anxiety through meditation

Mindfulness and meditation tips to improve your mental health<p><i>Andy Puddicombe is a former Buddhist monk and the co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. He explains how meditation can transform your wellbeing and mental health, and act as a valuable stress management tool.</i><p><b>Take 10 mindful minutes.</b> …

19 Science-Backed Reasons to Meditate

With more and more people touting its life-changing benefits (we’re looking at you, Anderson Cooper!), it’s safe to say that meditation has gone …

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31 Days to Waking Up Happy for Life

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9 Useful Tips To Help You Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions

Make this the year you feel accomplished!

10 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know

Want more emotional sunshine in your world? Try these simple tips.<p>You probably know someone who's eternally positive and makes you feel good just by emanating his or her perpetual sunshine. How do you become this kind of magnetic individual? Do what happy people do.<p>1. Refuse to make …

A Prescription to End Drinking

Data on Medicine for Alcohol Disorders Pushes Doctors Beyond 12-Step Programs<p>New understanding of how alcohol affects the brain is prompting addiction experts to make a push for using medications to help people quit or cut down on excessive drinking.<p>For years, treatment has meant 28 days of rehab …

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5 December Photo-a-Day Prompt Lists

If you’re looking for ideas for taking photos daily this month for your December Daily or other Christmas memory keeping project, I have found five …

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

10 Simple Ways to Live Happy

Have you ever met anyone so happy it didn’t seem quite normal? Like, where are you getting all of those endorphins? We’re packed in the worst …