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Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

Antidepressants really work, major new study confirms; some are better than others

Antidepressant drugs actually do help ease depression, countering debate over whether the medications do what they're supposed to, a large research …

Learn How To Relax Your Mind and Create Inner Peace

When your thoughts seem to be swimming, you may wonder how to relax your mind. And because learning how to relax your mind can bring benefits for …

Mindfulness

Nothing worked for my depression - until I tried meditation

I've been on the wrong side of happy since I was 4, when my parents split up. I don't remember a sense of devastation, but I doubt this was a coincidence. An adverse childhood event such as divorce increases the risk of depression, especially when coupled with my father's history of mental …

Depression

6 Warning Signs of a Mental Illness Everyone Should Know

Identifying the symptoms early can help you or a loved one get treatment.<p>Doctors diagnose mental illnesses by looking at symptoms. The right …

13 Difficult Things Highly Successful People Learn To Do Young

To invent a product, turn a profit or start a business is to be accomplished. To be successful is to maintain ethics, principles and self-awareness regardless of how your professional pursuits are going, and it is the latter to which we should strive.<p>“Successful people,” as we’ll call them here, …

Self-improvement

This weekend, they marched. In November, they vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> They've said, Time's Up. They've said, Me Too. And now they're saying: If you're not an ally, we're coming for your seat.<p>Longtime activist Linda Sarsour, a Women's March co-organizer, has no doubts women can keep the movement churning toward action in November. Just look at the thousands …

Abortion rights leader gears up for 2018 fights

It’s been one year since Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, addressed the Women’s March in Washington.<p>Hogue’s message was short …

These Women Fight For Reproductive Rights Every Day (& They’re Not Even 21 Yet)

It's been 45 years since the Supreme Court's landmark <i>Roe v. Wade</i> decision, but the fight to secure women's reproductive rights still is ongoing. And …

Feminism

How Judgmental You Secretly Are, As Told By Your Zodiac Sign

We’re told to view everything with an open-mind, not to cast the first stone, don't judge a book by its cover... you know the drill. But seriously, …

The Proven & Unproven Health Benefits Of Honey

<i>By Sandee LaMotte, CNN</i><p>(CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age.<p>Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which …

10 things that people don’t understand about introverts

Being an introvert can be a tough thing to accept at first.<p>Your parents might tell you that ‘you’ll grow out of it’ but here I am, 20 years later …

Personality

‘Discovering my true sexual self’: why I embraced polyamory

It was the hardest thing I’d ever had to say to my husband, Marc. Three years ago, I sat down and told him: “The idea of having sex just with you for the next 40 years – I can’t do it any more.” But I had come to realise that my life was built around something I didn’t believe in: monogamy.<p>We had …

Relationships

5 ways to do Mauritius on a budget

Long-favored by newlyweds and resort-lovers, the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius isn’t known for being the most wallet-friendly destination. Being …

Halsey's Poem At The 2018 Women's March Will Remind You Why #MeToo Matters So Much — VIDEO

While women and men gathered across the country for the 2018 Women’s March on Saturday, this year’s rallies were markedly different, thanks to the …

Feminism

6 reasons you should make Malaysia your next travel destination

<b>Malaysia is an oft-forgotten jewel of Southeast Asia.</b><p>Home to diverse landscapes ranging from cool tea plantations to dense jungles; reef-fringed …

Kuala Lumpur

Gloria Allred Calls for the Equal Rights Amendment at Women's March Rally in Utah

As women all over the world marched in support of women's equality and intersectional issues on Saturday, famed attorney Gloria Allred spoke in Utah to remind us of something pretty harrowing: that women's rights and equality aren't guaranteed under the Constitution. Her speech laid out the fact …

Facebook's greatest weapon: endless comparison of ourselves to others

The more I use Facebook, the more miserable I become (and vice versa). I’m not the only one: heavy users in particular are unhappier, lonelier, meaner, and so on.<p>Why is that? And why, then, do people keep using it?<p>This comes down to the most subtle and interesting conflict at the heart of Facebook: …

Psychology

5 Things About ADHD in Older Adults You May Not Know

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a recognized disorder in adults and children, affecting about 8% of children and 4.4% of adults. …

'The real march is on Election Day': Women march around the world for a second day

LAS VEGAS — Marches for women's empowerment rolled across the globe for a second day Sunday with rallies from Australia to Zambia and in the United States from New York to Vancouver, Wash.<p>The events took place against a backdrop of political dysfunction in Washington as the federal government …

Women's March on Washington

Cervical cancer awareness: Women, getting a pap smear test every 3 years is essential

According to WHO, cervical cancer is the fourth leading cause of deaths from cancer in women worldwide and India accounts for a third of the deaths …

Where to Find Japan's Hidden Corners During Its Tourism Boom

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

5 Steps To Set Expectations With Your Partner Before Tying The Knot.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) We all know that expectations hurt and we should not expect from people we love. Some people go to an extent where they don’t …

The Guardian view on Davos and inequality: a demagogue takes advantage

The rich, as F Scott Fitzgerald noted, “are different from you and me”. Their wealth, he wrote, makes them “cynical where we are trustful” and their affluence makes them think they are “better than we are”. These words ring truest among the billionaires and corporate executives flocking to the …

Economics

10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People Today

During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at …

The Second Annual Women’s March in Pictures

Cambridge

This is how democracies die

Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but by different means.<p>Since the end of the Cold War, …

Political Science

Zen and the Art of Creating the Future

I have been deeply interested in Zen since my late teens. When I moved to Japan in my late 20s, ultimately spending 3 ½ years there, the reasons …

Meditation

FF TDs ready to block new abortion laws

Martin facing backlash over 12-week limit<p>Pro-life Fianna Fail TDs will seek to block new laws allowing unrestricted abortion up to 12 weeks of …

Schadenfreude