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Trump supporter brings handgun, American flag to Santa Fe High School hours after shooting

Hours after a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, left at least eight people dead, a man wearing a Trump MAGA hat, holding the American flag, and …

Santa Fe

10+ Powerful Stories Behind Tattoos With Real Meaning

So we decided recently to ask our readers about their tattoos, and more precisely the stories behind them. Because anyone can rock up at the tattoo …

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

Top 17 Best Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety - And How to Use Them

by Up Nature February 20, 2017 0 Comments<p><i>Anxious or feeling low?</i><p>If you had a rough day or if you suffer from stress day in and day out, having a …

The New Moon In Virgo Means It’s Time For Spiritual Healing

Who we are becoming is who we already are<p>There are astrologers who, when looking at your natal chart, will tell you that your sun sign is who you are learning to become, while your moon sign is who you already are. I want to sit with this way of knowing as we welcome the new moon in Virgo. I want …

Perform an Earth Meditation Ritual

Try this simple meditation to help you attune to the element of Earth. Meditation works on the simple principle that the human mind is made up of …

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

1 Simple Way to Instantly Discover Your Life's Purpose (and Start Taking Action) | Inc.com

People are most productive when they have a sense of direction. Navigating the complex geography of your life is much easier and enjoyable after you have a clear understanding of your destination--the purpose of your existence. Unfortunately, most people get overwhelmed when contemplating these …

Self-improvement

Watch 50 Hours of Nature Soundscapes from the BBC: Scientifically Proven to Ease Stress and Promote Happiness & Awe

A recent study from BBC Earth and UC-Berkeley has shown that watching nature documentaries can inspire "significant increases in feelings of awe, …

36 Questions Designed to Help You Fall in Love with Anyone

Asking thirty-six specific questions plus four minutes of sustained eye contact is a recipe for falling in love, or at least creating intimacy among …

Relationships

Four-year-old had a Women's March protest with dolls and it's absolutely perfect

Sure, going to the Women's March on Washington following Donald Trump's inauguration might have been a historic moment, but hosting a march in your …

32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."<p>2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”<p>—Bram Stroker, <i>Dracula</i><p>3. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. …

Literature

32 Animated Videos by Wireless Philosophy Teach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking

Do you know someone whose arguments consist of baldly specious reasoning, hopelessly confused categories, archipelagos of logical fallacies …

Critical Thinking

For Those With High Standards: 8 Ways to Tell If a Person Is Relationship Material

I spent my early dating life exploring - figuring out what I want and don't want, what I like and could do without. What came from this time was a really clear picture of the kind of relationship I wanted, the kind of person I would like to be close to and the kind of person I would like to …

249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

<b>249 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are …

FULL MOON (SuperMoon) in Taurus October 27th 2015~

FULL MOON and another SuperMoon is here on October 27th in earthy Taurus reminding us to ground ourselves in our connection to Mamma Earth and align …

Astrology

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth | Inc.com

In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite exhausting themselves, no one succeeds because of it. "Many, many more people …

Biographies

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

101 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself Before It’s Too Late | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is your chance to live the life you wish you had.<p>You could close down this article right now, pretend that you never saw it, and go on living …

“A story of love and obsession gone bad”: How the U.S. Navy is killing the world’s whales

Author Joshua Horwitz on the epic showdown between marine life and national security<p>"You never truly win a conservation battle," says Joshua Horwitz. The best you can do is "win the right to fight another day." That's certainly true of the 20-year battle between conservationists and the U.S. Navy, …

September Snow

Zion Moon 2

Opinion analysis: A ruling inviting a plea to overrule

<b>Analysis</b><p>In an opinion filled with strongly implied invitations to file a new case to go even further, the Supreme Court, dividing five to four, ruled …

Our Most Important Struggle Remains 238 Years Later: "To Be Self Evident"

The greatest time bomb ever laid beneath history was laid 238 years ago today.<p><i>We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.—That to</i> …

Black History

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

The three majestic natural bridges of Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. This is also home to some of the darkest night skies in the United States. Photo: Manish Mamtani

The Narrows, Zion