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8 Clues That You Are Having a Spiritual Awakening

In essence, a spiritual awakening occurs each moment we make a choice. However, one day a grand opportunity for awakening occurs that will change the …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

7 Things Successful People Do Differently to Reach Their Dreams

It’s inspiring to envision the future and to set dreams and goals for things we hope to achieve. But then there’s the question of how to turn those …

9 Ways To Stop Trying to Change Other People

Most of the people we’re surrounded by every day – our loved ones, friends, colleagues, neighbors, etc. – have flaws. There are things in their …

12 Motivational Quotes That Aren't for the Weak-Willed | Inc.com

Sometimes we need someone to give us the hard truth--a dose of pure, distilled honesty--to shake up normal patterns and give us fresh perspective.<p>Here is a collection of quotes that have the same effect as jumping into cold water--they are crisp, to the point, and not always altogether pleasant, …

Motivation

Listen to Learn to Lead and to Grow

Funny thing about life, the more you listen, the more you learn to lead and grow yourself. This growth is called self improvement and works both …

Mark Twain

10 Things You Never See In Successful People

Success in life doesn't come easy. But if you study the traits and habits of successful people, you can learn and apply what already works.

Success

Xenophobic violence in South Africa leaves at least five dead

Hundreds forced to flee their homes amid unrest that has killed two foreigners and three South Africans, including a 14-year-old boy<p>At least five people have been killed and hundreds forced to flee their homes in one of South Africa’s worst outbreaks of xenophobic violence in years, authorities …

South Africa

How white people created the conditions for anti-immigrant riots in South Africa

A recent spate of anti-immigrant violence in South African cities has been linked to comments made by Goodwill Zwelithini, king of the Zulu nation. At a rally in late Mar. 2015, the monarch reportedly told supporters, “We urge all foreigners to pack their bags and leave.”<p>“As I speak to you, you …

South Africa

Fareed Zakaria tees off on Bill Maher: “You’re not persuading people. You’re getting applause lines in the West”

“That’s insulting,” replies Maher in heated “Real Time” debate about Muslims, Islam and reform<p>Fareed Zakaria and Bill Maher hotly debated Islam and the Muslim world on Friday's "Real Time."<p>Perhaps the most interesting moment was when Zakaria went straight at Maher's critique of Islam as an …

How Men Drown Out The Voices Of Women In The Workplace

“I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve suggested an idea in a meeting, had it ignored or rejected, and then watched as a man suggested the same idea ten minutes later to great praise.” Over the past six months, I’ve had nearly a dozen professional women say something along these lines to …

Feminism

Book Review: 'Gateway To Freedom: The Hidden History Of The Underground Railroad'

“At bottom the so-called Civil War – was a social war, ending in the unquestioned establishment of a new power in the [federal] government, making vast changes – in the course of industrial development, and in the constitution inherited from the Fathers.” Charles and Mary Beard, <i>The Rise of American</i> …

Black History

5 women could face years in Chinese prison for fighting for their rights

Five Chinese women's rights activists may face years in prison over demonstrations they had planned for International Women's Day last month.<p>The …

When Personal Development Equates to Progress

<i>By guest author Adrienne Carlson.</i><p>One of the buzzwords we hear being bandied about regularly today is personal development.<p>We’re all being told that …

How to Find Your Bliss: Joseph Campbell on What It Takes to Have a Fulfilling Life

“You have to learn to recognize your own depth.”<p>In 1985, mythologist and writer <b>Joseph John Campbell</b> (March 26, 1904–October 30, 1987) sat down with legendary interviewer and idea-monger Bill Moyers for a lengthy conversation at George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch in California, which continued the …

Jewish Family ‘Terrified’ by What They Found Outside Home During Passover Celebration

A Jewish family in Southern California was left terrified over the weekend when they discovered swastikas spray-painted on their property while celebrating Passover.<p>According to KSWB-TV, electricity cut out to the family’s Mira Mesa home after 11 p.m. Sunday night.<p>Israel Dahan checked on his three …

Southern California

How 'religious liberty' has been used to justify racism, sexism and slavery throughout history

There has been an enormous backlash from Indiana’s decision to enact a law that would allow businesses to discriminate if they invoke religious …

Religion

Muslim Welfare Queen Wears Headscarf to Court, Gets BRUTAL Message From The Judge

<i></i><i>by Gina Cassini | Top Right News</i><b>A shameless Muslim welfare queen and single mother of six learned a harsh lesson in courtroom etiquette last year</b> …

Religion