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Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Mindfulness

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

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Atlanta’s roads already needed help. Then a bridge collapsed.

The eighth-worst city in the world for congestion is facing a looming infrastructure crisis.<p>Atlanta’s road problems seem to be multiplying.<p>In late March, a massive fire under an elevated section of one of the city’s major highways, I-85, caused a portion of the road to collapse. Monday morning saw …

Scientists Discover the Ideal Dance Moves for Women

As much as people love to watch you whip and watch you nae nae, a recent study has some other suggestions for you ladies on the dance floor. The …

The Coretta Scott King letter Elizabeth Warren was trying to read

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1986, Coretta Scott King, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., wrote a letter to Sen. Strom Thurmond criticizing Jeff Sessions, who was then a nominee to be a federal judge.<p>On Tuesday night, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren attempted to read part of the letter on the Senate floor. …

Rights & Freedoms

After the Women's March: six mass US demonstrations to join this spring

Organizers across the US are riding the momentum of the post-inauguration march to mobilize in solidarity with scientists, immigrants, LGBT people and more<p>Hope your feet aren’t sore yet, because come spring, there are major nationwide marches planned for nearly every weekend.<p>After the success of …

Are we experiencing a slow-motion, Turkish-style coup? Or our own Arab Spring?

<b>Protestors gather in Tahrir Square on February 1, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt (Getty/Peter Macdiarmid)</b><p>Corrupting the media, spreading chaos and subverting the rule of law — it’s what authoritarian regimes do best<p>Steven A. Cook<p>February 5, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Writing recently in Tablet magazine, Lee Smith, …

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Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p><i>Updated on June 4, 2018</i><p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly …

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Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

The Guardian view on American Christianity: change and decay | Editorial

Market-driven Christianity has boomed in the US but now it is beginning to bust<p>Is Christianity ceasing to matter in the US? The question might seem absurd in the light of statistics that show a country which still publicly respects religion to an extent difficult for a European to imagine. Fewer …

Religion

House Republicans pull plan to gut independent ethics committee after Trump tweets

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump dramatically strong-armed House Republicans into line Tuesday in his first Washington power play, after they voted to gut an ethics watchdog in a manner that undercut his vow to drain the establishment "swamp."<p>Trump made clear his anger at the move on …

85-Year-Old Marathoner Continues to Set Records: 'I Believe People Can Do Far More Than They Think'

Ed Whitlock ran his first marathon at age 44, and four decades later he is still running marathons — and setting new records.<p>In October, Whitlock — …

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

Civil rights activists from the 1960s have comforting words for American progressives today

To those on the left, the presidential election of Donald Trump feels like an unprecedented time of confusion and misery in the United States. But two women who’ve led civil rights action for decades, poet Sonia Sanchez and activist Dolores Huerta, say that the US has been through such difficult …

Civil Rights

This is what rape culture looks like – in the words of Donald Trump

Look up objectification and victim blaming, and the Republican presidential nominee is a textbook case of offensive attitudes toward women<p>Why are we all so shocked by the sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump? It has always been clear that his attitudes toward women are dangerously …

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

You'll be stunned at these shockingly simple yet effective ways to simplify. Don't miss number 31. If you do, you might ...

6 Practices To Attract Love Into Your Life

So many people today are aching for love.<p>Almost every conversation I have about dreams, goals, failure, and success threads back to the essential need for people to feel and experience love. I'm sure I'm preaching to the choir here, yet there is one factor that is often overlooked--or purposefully …

Relationships

18 Things That Made Real People Actually Like Running

From people who used to dread it, too.<p>Here's what they said.<p>And by the way, remember to check with your doctor before you start a new exercise or training program!<p>Responses have been edited for clarity and length.

Break Up With That Trump Supporter

Dating a Trump supporter this election season? There has never been a better reason to return yourself to single status.<p>If Google searches and media …

7 surprising ways to become a better runner (beyond just running)

When you’re training for a race, it’s tempting to just lace up and run as much as possible. But while logging mileage is definitely key, there are …

The Marriage Decision: Everything Forever or Nothing Ever Again

There’s not really any normal way to start a relationship. Some people go on a date, and then another date, and then another, and one day it’s just …

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Tips for Women Traveling Solo

After graduating from college in 2008, Kelly Lewis traveled the world solo. She spent a year in New Zealand and backpacked from one end of South America to the other. In the process, she relied on guidebooks. But they didn’t give her all the information she needed, especially as a woman. “I would …

Travel

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid.<p>There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying partners, random bad advice in the middle of a race. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

You Don't Need To Be Married And Have Kids To Be Happy So STFU Already!

Before I got married, I had an on-again/off-again affair with being single. When we were on and things were good, I loved it; but when we were off, I hated it.<p>There's a lot to love about being single: you've got freedom and independence, you can come and go as you please, and you can do what you …

Relationships

7 Beliefs That Make Success and Happiness Automatic

Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.<p>1. "Happiness is not something outside of me, but flows outward from me."<p>Most people are chasing happiness. They believe it's on the other side of success. That you must first do or have something before you can be …

This 86-Year-Old Nun Is the Unlikely Star of a New Nike Ad

Sister Madonna Buder is living proof that age is just a number.<p>The 86-year-old nun is the face of Nike’s “Unlimited Youth” ad, where she’s featured …

30 Lessons I Could Have Only Learned About Dating After Turning 30

It's no secret that I've become very smug since turning 30. Look at my smug 30th birthday mirror selfie:<p>Disgusting, isn't it? The moment I put that …

7 Things That Are Harder to Get Than an Assault Weapon

Omar Mateen bought the assault rifle he used to kill 49 people at Pulse nightclub eight days before Sunday’s shooting. The owner of the store that …

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

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