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A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

The kitten meditation video you need to help you keep your election chill

As the U.S. presidential draws ever nearer, tension is officially running high. But, with only one more day to go, the world needs some calm before …

Soldier Refuses to Leave Special Needs Kitten Behind...

An Army soldier rescued a tiny tabby kitten and refused to leave her behind.<p>It was back in 2008 when Christine Bouldin saw a tiny kitten named Felix, …

Pets

People Pets

Jill Laton knew her grandmother and her grandmother’s cat, Gabby, had a special bond — she witnessed the pair’s devotion to each other first hand. So when Gabby died, Laton wasn’t totally surprised when her grandma passed just four hours later.<p>In her Dodo article about this tragic and touching …

Pets

10 reasons why you should avoid negative people

Do you want to be successful?<p>Do you want achieve great things in life and make all of your dreams come true?<p>Then one thing I think you have to be …

Self-help

12 High-Protein Meals Under 400 Calories For Veggies

If you’re looking to increase your protein intake without consuming too many calories, you’ll love these 12 meals under 400 calories.

Nutrition

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Abused Kitten Passes Away, And Vet Films His Brokenhearted Response

This vet recorded an incredible tribute to one of his tiniest patients.<p>Broken the kitten arrived at Carlos Rodriguez's veterinary practice last week …

Pets

How to Free Yourself From Regret, for Good

"John," a 57 year-old man, recently consulted me about, as he put it, a mixture of “personal and career stagnation."<p>His thoughts soon turned to a …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

SAYING THE JESUS PRAYER By Dr. Albert S Rossi, Director of Field Education and licensed clinical psychologist

<b>my source: St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary</b><p><b>"Prayer is Not Optional"</b><p><i>A layman at the St Vladimir's Seminary Summer Institute, wrote this</i> …

10 Thomas Merton Quotes To Celebrate The American Monk's Birthday

Thomas Merton was a Catholic, a monk, a mystic, briefly a Communist, a civil rights activist and a prolific writer. Born on January 31, 1915, his life was cut short when he died by accidental electrocution while on a visit to Thailand. His work, however, has lived on.<p>Here is footage of Thomas …

10 Habits That You Don't Realize Are Costing You

Some things you do habitually could be costing you thousands of dollars. Let's see what those costing habits are and how to reverse them.

Intermittent Fasting - The Ultimate Weight Loss Hack

Intermittent fasting is a type of diet that’s rapidly growing in popularity and becoming the way to lose weight. Last month alone there were over …

Kant's Theory of Judgment (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Theories of cognitive judgment both prior to and after Kant tend to divide dichotomously into the <i>psychologistic</i> and <i>platonistic</i> camps, according to …

Yoga Not Teaching Religion In Encinitas Schools, California Judge Rules, Appeal Expected

(Adds quotes from judge, details from case throughout)<p>By Marty Graham<p>SAN DIEGO, July 1 (Reuters) - A California judge refused on Monday to block the teaching of yoga as part of a public school's physical fitness program, rejecting parents' claims that the classes were an unconstitutional promotion …

On Shavuot, a Recommitting to Converts

Shavuot is the season of the convert. Not an open season, of course, but more a celebratory season. At least, that's what it should be from my perspective. Jews gather to consume over-zealous amounts of cheesecake and blintzes and consider the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai in a time far …

Pope Francis: Liberation Theology Priest Sees New Hope For Catholic Church

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A new pope from Latin America who wants to build "a church for the poor" is stirring hopes among advocates of liberation theology, a movement of social activism that alarmed former popes by delving into leftist politics.<p>Pope Francis has what it takes to fix a church …