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5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …

Mindfulness

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When White People See Themselves With Black Skin, Something Interesting Happens

The antidote to racism partly lies in empathy, or the willingness to "walk a mile in someone else's shoes," as the saying goes. But scientists from universities across Europe are taking the maxim one step further, providing people an opportunity to experience life in someone else's <i>skin</i> by …

Reporter Asks Obama If It’s His ‘Responsibility’ to Address ‘White Privilege’ in America — Here’s His Answer

Fusion’s Jorge Ramos grilled President Barack Obama on a number of topics in an interview published on Tuesday, including race relations in America and “white privilege.”<p>When Ramos asked Obama if it’s his “responsibility” to improve race relations and address “white privilege” in the United States, …

Florida professor resigns after offensive Facebook comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - (Editor’s note: Language in paragraphs 3 and 4 may be offensive to some readers.)<p>A Florida State University professor said she has resigned after making racial and homosexual slurs in a heated Facebook exchange about recent police killings of unarmed blacks.<p>Deborah …

How to Make Infused Whipped Cream, Two Ways

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Make your whipped cream fancier -- and your ganache, ice cream, and panna cotta too.</i><p>Infusing is simply steeping or soaking a flavorful ingredient into another substance, often …

White policeman kills unarmed black man in Arizona

Officer shot father of three after mistaking pill box in his pocket for a gun in another incident of police using lethal force against an unarmed black man<p>A white police officer shot dead a black man in Arizona when he mistook some pills for a gun, authorities said Thursday, amid protests in New …

Law Enforcement

If Eric Garner Were White

His death would be a Tea Party crusade.<p><i>Updated on December 4, 2014</i><p>Imagine that Eric Garner had been white. Imagine that he’d been living in Idaho. Imagine that the law-enforcement officers who killed him had been federal agents.<p>His death would be a Tea Party crusade.<p>Think about it. The police …

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'I am a Liberian, not a virus': west Africans hit back against Ebola stigma

“You’re from Liberia, so you have a disease”. When Shoana Solomon’s nine-year-old daughter came home from her American school and told her mother what her classmates were saying, Solomon knew there was trouble ahead.<p>Solomon, a photographer and TV presenter, moved her daughter to the US from a …

Malala is the new symbol of hope

<b>(CNN) —</b> You have to love Malala.<p>The 17-year-old Pakistani advocate for girls' education who, on Friday, became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize told "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart last year what she would do if she were confronted again by a member of the Taliban.<p>"I'll tell him how …

Ebola crisis: 'world is losing the battle'

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be stopped unless wealthy nations intervene to contain the virus, the head of a leading a medical charity has said.<p>Joanne Liu, of Doctors Without Borders, said on Tuesday that authorities were "losing the battle", and that the world had ignored the gravity …

6 Relaxation Tips To Help You Sleep

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Jennifer Nelson:</i><p>Even if you sleep like a baby most nights, you’ve probably had at least the occasional bout of insomnia. Whether it’s that late-night snack that keeps the sandman away, stress or something less sinister, here are six relaxation techniques to try when …