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The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …


The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …


7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …


Arizona Proposing Harsher Sentences for Heroin, Despite Evidence They Don’t Work

The response from opponents of the bill can largely be summed up as, "Wait, we're really doing this again?"


Unlimited Tampons for Female Inmates? All-Male Committee Debates House Bill

Representatives question whether women prisoners can be trusted with additional pads, but finally vote 5-4 to move legislation forward. .


Why the Disease Definition of Addiction Does Far More Harm Than Good

Among other problems, it has obstructed other channels of investigation, including the social, psychological and societal roots of addiction

Mental Health

This Gmail Tool Lets You Spy on Who is Opening Your Emails

Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes (digital edition).<p>Read receipts are nothing new. Snapchat, LinkedIn, and Instagram all inform users when someone reads or opens their message. However, there's one service without the mainstream feature baked-in - Gmail. As a serial entrepreneur with a burning …

Sherlock Holmes

‘Vying for control’: How MS-13 uses violence and extortion in America’s jails

The Bloods gang member was sitting at a table inside the Prince George’s County jail last spring when two other inmates approached from behind.<p>They belonged to MS-13. And in their hands they held pieces of metal, sharpened into prison shanks.<p>As other inmates in orange jumpsuits played dominoes or …


A Prison Worker Turned an Incarcerated Killer Into Her Sex Slave, Jury Finds

(SAN QUENTIN, Calif.) — A U.S. jury awarded $65,000 to a convicted murderer in California’s San Quentin State Prison after finding a female prison …

Criminal Justice

The Horrors I Endured as a Female Jail Guard

I've seen more men masturbate than I can count.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project.</i><p>I don’t watch porn. It’s not that I have anything against it; it’s just not my thing. Growing up, I was a late bloomer. A skinny, soft-spoken, mixed mocha girl with glasses and a …

Criminal Justice

FDA Releases Kratom Death Data, Undermines Its Own Claims About Drug's Deadly Harms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is escalating its campaign against kratom with the release of new information describing a series of deaths involving the popular herbal drug.<p>The FDA says the incidents “underscore the serious and sometimes deadly risks” of kratom, but the list contains a …

Scott Gottlieb

15 Better Things to Do After Work (if You Want to Be Happy)

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless—after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, …

Staying Me Despite My Anxiety & Depression

I’ve been suffering from depression for as long as I can remember. I wasn’t truly diagnosed until I was nineteen and in college (where I could get …

Mental Health

What to Expect With Emotion Regulation Therapy for GAD

Emotion regulation therapy (ERT) is a type of psychotherapy that has been successfully tested in adults with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and …


Chicago's young African-Americans don't count in Trump's job numbers

“African-American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded,” President Donald J. Trump declared Tuesday in his first State of the Union …

Congressional Black Caucus

39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls

Who says art has to mean anything, or require any creativity whatsoever? Here are some cheap, simple ideas to decorate an otherwise boring wall.

I Followed My Ex On Instagram & This Is (Horrifyingly) What Happened

Everyone has that one ex that will always low-key f*ck them up. No matter how many times you don’t work out, you’re willing to give it another …


Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say 'No' Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative-thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Time Management

Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …


The journey is as important as the destination

How advanced data tracking and analytics empower business leaders with insights and transparency.<p>In the past, when a product was shipped, logistics managers really only had one course of action: hope. Once it was out of sight, managers had little insight or control over its state and mainly had to …


Confessions of a Former Border Patrol Agent

For years, Francisco Cantú was charged with keeping undocumented immigrants out of the United States. Then one of his friends was deported, and he joined the fight to keep the man’s family together.<p><b>José knew I had spent several years</b> in the Border Patrol, but he rarely questioned me about the work, …

U.S. Border Patrol

The punk rock internet – how DIY ​​rebels ​are working to ​replace the tech giants

Around the world, a handful of visionaries are plotting an alternative ​online ​future​.​ ​Is it really possible to remake the internet in a way that’s egalitarian, decentralised and free of snooping​?​<p>The office planner on the wall features two reminders: “Technosocialism” and “Indienet …


White Chocolate Cheesecake with Amaretto Caramel Sauce

This white chocolate cheesecake with Amaretto caramel sauce is made in haven! So rich, so creamy, and very delicious! If you like the sweet …


Wormwood Scrubs stabbing: Four inmates arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal prison attack

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of an inmate at a London prison.<p>Emergency services were called to HMP Wormwood Scrubs in …


17 Horrible Business Cliches That Make People Ignore Whatever Else You Have to Say

The hardest thing about avoiding them? You probably don't even notice you're using them.<p>Every generation gets its own cliches.<p>For our grandparents and parents, it was things like, "run it up the flagpole," and "think outside the box." But in the last few years, it feels like we've added an entire …

TED Talks

Jail Guard Impregnated Lesbian Inmate. She Says It Was Rape.

A lesbian inmate has filed a million-dollar suit against a Tennessee guard for allegedly raping and impregnating her in jail.<p>A lesbian inmate who was …

Criminal Justice

13 Interesting Qualities People Who Everyone Likes Have In Common

We all know someone who is just inherently likable. You know who I'm talking about: it's that one friend you have who can seemingly do no wrong in …

Emotional Intelligence

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …


Forget Willpower, According To Science Try These Four Steps Instead.

Breaking free of the past, bad habits, and temptation has less to do with willpower than it does with these 4 simple rules!<p>Let's start off with the conventional wisdom. Willpower is how we break free of the past; it's how we undo bad habits and avoid temptation. You've heard this your whole life. …

Will Power

Inside the trial of former priest charged with 1960 murder of Texas schoolteacher

<i>Produced by Lourdes Aguiar, Josh Gaynor and Ruth Chenetz</i><p>It was April 1960 in McAllen, Texas, when Irene Garza, 25, told her family she was going to …