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Defense Department Renting At Trump Tower Is Another Step Into Ethical Murk

The Defense Department's plan to lease space in Manhattan's Trump Tower is already raising ethical concerns, with critics saying it would give the nation's chief executive another way to profit off his new role.<p>"It creates the appearance that President Trump, through his businesses, may directly …

'TOTAL FABRICATION': Trump denies multiple accusers' abuse claims

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump angrily denied claims Thursday from an increasing number of women who say the Republican presidential nominee inappropriately touched, groped, and kissed them without their consent.<p>"They're pure fiction and they're outright lies," Trump told supporters during a rally in …

The Zen Habits Guide to Letting Go of Attachments : zen habits

I’ve been finding more and more that the Buddha had it right: pretty much all of our struggles, from frustrations to anxiety, from anger to sadness, …

Meditation

What's the Point of Being Human? The Best Answer So Far

The point of being human is to push the envelope of being human. This is worth remembering when times are tough and we lose confidence in ourselves. No other creature on earth has the capacity to redefine itself. We do. How humans gained this ability remains a totally mystery. Looking at physical …

3 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Happiness

Ask anyone why they made a certain choice and their answers will run the gambit from "I thought it was the right thing to do," to "Just because."<p>But truly, all of us make choices based on only one belief; the belief that the choice we are making will ultimately make us happy. <i>Happiness</i> is our …

6 Steps To Turn Mindless Activities Into Mindful Ones

Coloring books for adults currently top a number of bestseller lists. And they have become a staple in bookstores, grocery stores and drugstores. But, let’s be clear, coloring in a book doesn’t automatically mean that you’re being mindful. Mindfulness isn’t about what you are doing; it’s about how …

The Info Post – Blog

Who would have thought? These three things – messiness, staying up late and swearing – usually are considered to be signs of laziness, bad manners …

Three questions to ask yourself to foster emotional awareness - Lion's Roar

Ken Jones.<p>Emotional awareness comes head-on against our deeply ingrained habit of evasion. In this excerpt from his unpublished manuscript, “How to …

Mindfulness

Your Guide to 5 of UNESCO's Newest World Heritage Sites

<i>gsloan / Flickr</i><p>So you love travel that combines diverse cultures, history, anthropology and archaeology, but wonder how in the world to find a destination that encompasses all of those elements? Well, here's some guidance from one of the world's most reliable sources, UNESCO. Every year, after …

DAILY ZEN

What does it mean to ‘live in the present’?<p>The initial impression of ‘living in the present’ for many people today may be one of skepticism or even …

Stereotypes

Buddhism and the Brain: Mindfulness in Modern Times

Philosophy professor and Buddhist scholar Evan Thompson discusses the concepts behind his latest book, <i>Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness</i> …

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Gasoline and Greed

Why have gasoline prices come down so much? Certainly global prices for crude oil have dropped, but why did the local gas station operator drop prices that you and I pay? A year ago I filled my tank for $3.32 and nine-tenths. If I was willing to pay that price last year, why does he charge me a …