Scott Welch

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Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem

Boosting your ego won’t make you feel better. Instead, try talking to yourself like you would your best friend.<p>In 1986, California state assemblyman John Vasconcellos came up with what he believed could be “a vaccine for major social ills” like teen pregnancy and drug abuse: a special task-force to …

Psychology

I Am Sikh. I Am American. Being Both Should Not Be So Difficult.

Though this week was the 14th anniversary of 9/11, an unforgettable attack on our nation, it was also a jarring reminder of how misunderstood and mistreated my religious community is.<p>Tuesday, Inderjit Singh Mukker, a Chicago man, was minding his own business, driving, when a man from the car behind …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google is reportedly planning on launching its own ride-hailing service.</b> That would compete directly with Uber.<p><b>2. Uber is planning on building its own self-driving cars.</b> Uber's CEO has said that he wants driverless cars for cheaper rides.<p><b>3. Samsung will announce its new Galaxy phone on March 1.</b> …

Selling

Hillsong Takes Over New York City's Times Square With 'Jesus,' 'No Other Name' Campaign

Hillsong, a Pentecostal powerhouse with church campuses spanning the globe, recently descended on New York City's Times Square to declare the name of …

New York City

Is This the End of the GOP Civil War?

Establishment favorite Thom Tillis easily defeated the Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee factions of the Republican Party in North Carolina, showing how Tea Party fortunes have changed.<p>CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Is this what remains of the Tea Party? In front of the NASCAR Hall of Fame here on Monday, a few dozen …

How An Abused Lion, Tiger And Bear Became An Unlikely Family (PHOTOS)

An American black bear, a Bengal tiger and an African lion were the victims of animal cruelty, according to Imgur, but the ending of their story will leave you believing in fate.<p>Baloo the bear, Leo the lion, and Shere Khan the tiger (all three known as BLT) were brought together as 2-month-old cubs …