Monthly Archives: January 2014

Learning to Pay Attention: 5 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation

Originally posted on Health & Family:
Basic meditation, the practice of doing nothing and being tuned in to your own mind at the same time, can be frustrating at first. But research shows it reduces stress and increases focus. Here are…

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Libertarian Rand Paul

A recent article identified three main characteristics of self-identified libertarians. According to Understanding Libertarian Morality: The Psychological Dispositions of Self-Identified Libertarians, “Compared to self-identified liberals and conservatives, libertarians showed stronger endorsement of individual liberty as their foremost guiding principle, and weaker … Continue reading

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“The pain in my soul is unbearable …” — Mikhail Kalashnikov

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, died recently at the age of 94 on Monday December 23, 2013.  Several months before his death Kalashnikov apparently wrote to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill: “The pain in my … Continue reading

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“I am not a bully” — Chris Christie

Governor Christie finds himself in the midst of a scandal this week as a core group of his aides and appointees have been exposed for plotting to snarl traffic at the Washington Bridge as political payback to a Democratic mayor … Continue reading

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