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Just 10 Minutes of Meditation Boosts Mood and Focus for People With Anxiety

People who suffer from anxiety are often plagued by repetitive thoughts, which can distract from the task at hand and affect mood and productivity. …

Mindfulness

Quartz

website<p>https://qz.com<p>Quartz is a digitally native news outlet for the new global economy.<p>en_US<p>Quartz<p>website<p>Quartz is a digitally native news outlet …

Globalization

Is Justin Trudeau the Anti-Trump?

<i>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was interviewed on April 20 in Toronto by Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait. Following are excerpts</i> …

Outlook grows dimmer for stock-picking fund managers

Today's infants may gasp in wonder 20 years from now at tales of how humans once were trusted to drive cars. They may also be shocked that humans once were trusted to pick stocks for investment portfolios.<p>The soaring popularity of "index" or "passive" mutual funds in the last few years has dealt …

Investing

Milk Kefir FAQ: Introduction & Basics

<b>Milk Kefir FAQ's</b><p><b>Part 1 - Introduction & Basics</b><p><b>Questions in this Section:</b><p><b>What is Milk Kefir?</b><p>Milk Kefir (pronounced keh-FEER) is a wonderfully …

Nutrition

The Financial Industry Is Having Its Napster Moment

Has the music stopped for the financial industry?<p>Just as record companies in the early 2000s had to deal painfully with the digitization of music …

The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

All over the country, the Kochs and utilities have been blocking solar initiatives — but nowhere more so than in Florida<p>After decades of false …

Solar Power

The solitary death of Oliver Boldizar: An unsettled genius’s search for meaning

It was 11:11 a.m. on Remembrance Day when Paul Boldizar got a call telling him his youngest son was dead.<p>He was still on the phone when two police …

Christmas Trees

The making of a prime minister

The deficit giveth and the deficit taketh away<p>While the Liberals agonized over their deficit options, the NDP had one lonely choice<p>Back in the second …

Canada

4 Things to Know About the Canadian Elections

Canadians will go to the polls on Monday, Oct.19, to elect a new government and, this time around, the race boils down to one question: Will the …

Meditation can improve your life and work, but you have to do it like you mean it

As those of us in the Northern hemisphere settle into the autumn, I’m mindful of persistent advice from business gurus telling me that I should be practicing mindfulness, but I’m even more mindful that mindfulness has become one of the most overused, watered-down tropes of the year.<p>The television …

Silicon Valley

How the gluten-free movement is ruining our relationship with food

Gluten, which gives bread, pizza dough and other starchy foods their chewiness, is one of the most beloved proteins in the world. But it's also quickly becoming one of the most feared — at least here in the United States. An estimated 20 million Americans believe that eating it causes them …

Gluten

Passive Investing - The Evidence, Part 3: A Better Alternative

Warren Buffett’s Letter Lays Out Exactly How ‘Unsophisticated’ Investors Beat Huge Banks. It’s Worth Reading Every Word.

There’s a key passage in the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway letter to shareholders that helps explain the mindset of Warren Buffett, a man who has made staggering amounts of money over his investing lifetime.<p>Buffett’s points in the Saturday letter: volatility is not the same as risk, you should fear …

Waiting for the Conservative Jon Stewart

A unified theory of why political satire is biased toward, and talk radio is biased against, liberals in America.<p>Soon after Jon Stewart arrived at <i>The Daily Show</i> in 1999, the world around him began to change. First, George W. Bush moved into the White House. Then came 9/11, and YouTube, and the …

Soft-Baked Fig, Hazelnut & Pumpkin Seed Granola Bars

This past couple of weeks have been extra busy for me, as I've been trying to balance a stressful time in my graduate studies with other family and …

Josey Baker’s Adventure Bread

4K<p>3K<p>8<p>Shares 7K<p>It gives me a little frowny face when people tell me that they can’t find good bread in America. But I’m turnin’ that frown upside down …

Kale Chips

74<p>1<p>1<p>Shares 76<p>It’s arguable whether Paris is a “cutting edge” city. With a rich culinary tradition, change comes slowly (and sometimes requires a …

The Difference Between Prayer and Meditation

One day after my yoga class, a friend came up and asked what the difference between prayer and meditation was, and if they were the same thing. While …

How Close is Chinese Bird Flu to Becoming Pandemic?

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that 33 people have been infected with the H7N9 strain …

When the Fed fights, it wins

PAUL KRUGMAN addresses the question of why, if there is a big output gap, we don't observe deflation. He points to the literature on persistent large …

Commodity prices in the (very) long run

BACK in the late 1960s and early 1970s, rapid worldwide population growth and soaring commodity prices gave rise to fears that humans were outgrowing …

The end of an era?

PAUL KRUGMAN writes:<p>Let me make a broader point: we’ve now seen three island nations around Europe become huge international banking hubs relative to …

Better late than never

WHEN Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, announced on March 15th that he would lead his country into free-trade negotiations with 11 countries, …