Christy Inhulsen

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This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

Think Russia Is Bad? Listen To This Imprisoned Human Rights Activist...

Please bare with me a bit, English is not my strong suit. I wanted to write when I heard American television was airing segments critical of Vladimir Putin because a Russian activist was sentenced to 15 days in prison. In my country things can be much worse.<p>I’m a human rights activist. I am not …

Rights & Freedoms

9 Ways to Recognize a Real Leader

Look closely and you'll see who they really are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is a trait many are quick to claim but few truly deserve.<p>To be a leader does not mean wearing the title of "leader." It's not something you choose to be one minute and then choose …

Roads

Trump Axes Rule Meant To Keep Guns From Those With Mental Illness

The GOP overturned a background check regulation put in place by the Obama administration.<p>Following the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, in which 20 children and six teachers were killed, then-President Barack Obama had a simple legislation request: to make it harder for individuals with mental illnesses …

10-year-old challenges myth about trans people with a powerful sign

"I'm the scary transgender person the media warned you about."<p>That message was written on 10-year-old Rebekah Bruesehoff's poster, and was just one of the powerful statements emphasized by almost 200 people who rallied to support transgender rights at the Newark Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey …

Transgender

Norwegian appeals court rules no inhuman treatment in mass murderer Breivik’s solitary confinement

COPENHAGEN — A Norwegian appeals court says the country didn’t violate the human rights of mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by isolating him in …

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas

You don't need to be great. You just need to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become successful at anything, you've got to practice discipline. You must do something over and over and over again to do it extremely well. And being creative is no exception.<p>For James …

Creativity

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

The 2016 Election Map

🇺🇸 of Our Great Nation 🇺🇸<p>I’m seeing a lot of election maps on my timeline, celebrating the amount of red as a mandate for governing (or in other …

Voting

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

To Succeed as a First-Time Leader, Relax

When individual contributors are tapped to manage large-scale projects, oversee direct reports, or participate in strategic planning, they need to develop new skill sets on the fly — skills such as interpersonal dexterity, emotional agility, and communication savvy. As important as these leadership …

Column: It’s time for black people to break the two-party system

<i>Editor’s Note: On Thursday, Aug. 18, at 5 p.m. EDT, the PBS NewsHour along with the Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research will</i> …

Democratic Party

Check Out Fed-Up Cop Crossing Street to Cuff Anti-Violence Activist Who’s Live Streaming Traffic Stop Arrest

Maurice “Mo” Crawley — a 52-year-old black man and well-known anti-violence advocate in Syracuse, New York — decided to live stream a traffic stop arrest on his Facebook page Thursday evening, Syracuse.com reported.<p>Crawley was across the street from the stop, recording two police officers — one …

Father Of War Hero Near Tears As He Pleads With Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell To 'Repudiate' Trump

Khizr Khan, who denounced Trump at the Democratic Convention, said "an ethical, moral stand has to be taken, regardless of the political costs."<p>WASHINGTON ― Khizr Khan on Friday delivered the second half of the speech he began a day earlier at the Democratic National Convention.<p>The father of …

French Muslims refuse to bury terrorist who killed Catholic priest

Muslims have refused to bury one of the terrorists who murdered a French Catholic priest this week as he celebrated Mass.<p>Community leaders in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy said they did not want to "taint" Islam by having any association with Adel Kermiche, the 19-year-old jihadist who killed …

Augmented Reality Technology Brings Learning to Life

When middle school students describe something they did in school as "cool," "exciting," and "fun," educators who are more accustomed to hearing "Why …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I …

What We Think Leaders Should Look Like (And Why It Matters)

One would like to think that leadership is a largely meritocratic endeavor, and that our leaders are chosen and followed based upon their abilities and characteristics rather than anything as shallow as how they look.<p>Alas, a number of studies suggest that isn’t really the case, and how we look has …

Leadership

Mexico tortures migrants – and citizens – in effort to slow Central American surge

A growing number of indigenous Mexicans are being detained by agents looking for Central American migrants, amid a crackdowndriven partly by aid from US<p>Amy and Esther Juárez were edgy with excitement as they boarded the bus full of seasonal workers heading for a farm at the other end of Mexico from …

The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s Problems

“If you’re young, privileged, and interested in creating a life of meaning, of course you’d be attracted to solving problems that seem urgent and …

World Bank: Silicon Valley tech firms are making inequality worse

But to the World Bank, the powerful Washington-based organisation that lends money to developing countries, Silicon Valley's technology firms appear to be exacerbating economic inequality rather than improving it.<p>It's not a new argument in California's San Francisco Bay, where protesters have …

Silicon Valley

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation

Madaya hospital patients must be evacuated, says UN

Syria,Middle East and North Africa,Bashar al-Assad,United Nations,World news,Hunger,Global development,Aid,Humanitarian response<p>Humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien says 400 people at risk of dying as trucks deliver aid to beseiged Syrian town<p>The United Nations humanitarian affairs chief has called …

El Niño is going to wreak havoc on LA's homeless population

"It is a crisis in LA, and I don't think people realize the magnitude of it," said John Kump, an outreach program manager at the charity People Assisting the Homeless (PATH).<p>Los Angeles' homeless population is estimated at about 44,000, with many of them concentrated in a bleak and chaotic …

Homelessness

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

Ancient Civilization

The Kochs' war on poverty

Free turkeys, holiday parties, classes in 'dinner on a dime,' with a side dish of conservative proselytizing.<p>The political operation created by the billionaire conservative mega-donors Charles and David Koch is quietly investing millions of dollars in programs to win over an unlikely demographic …