10 Tweaks To Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control. Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day. The researchers found that self-control and energy are not only intricately linked but also ...
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Five Ways Donald Trump Has Broken His Promise To Protect Social Security, Medicare And Medicaid In His First 100 Days

Co-authored by Linda Benesch, Communications Director, Social Security Works Donald Trump ran for President as a different kind of Republican. During the primary, he stood out from the crowd by promising to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. He went on to make that promise a centerpiece of his general election campaign. Even before the election, there was good reason ...
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Why I Issued A Dissent To USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report

This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama Presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report. While the larger part of my dissent dealt with the way the Commission does its work (which I will discuss in a future ...
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Christina Aguilera Fans Berate Her On Twitter For Promoting Other Artists’ Music Instead of Her Own

What a Christina Aguilera fan apparently wants is a new album. The “What A Girl Wants” singer’s fans took to Twitter on Saturday crucifying her for promoting Voice winner Alisan Porter’s new single, but not communicating any details about her own upcoming project. While some fans tweeted in support of Porter’s latest single “Deep Water,” Xtina found herself in deep ...
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Gay Concentration Camps: Silence = Death

I drove to work crying the other morning. It wasn’t the stress of being a solo mom of three kids under ten, or dealing with chronic health issues and economic challenges. It wasn’t the video of the passenger being dragged off the United flight, or the military posturing in the waters near North Korea, or the families being broken by ...
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The Heineken Ad Is Worse Than The Pepsi Ad — You’re Just Too Stupid To Know It

If you asked me to describe the worst blind date ever, it would go something like this: We arrive at an abandoned warehouse for drinks. My date looks like a cross between John Malkovich and Britney Spears when she was struggling. I can tell I’m gonna need to get drunk to get through this. But first, for no discernible reason, ...
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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Before I start my anecdote, let me start off by saying, you’re awesome. Yes, I’m talking to you, all you working parents, single mothers and fathers and college students. You’re rock stars. You’re taking care of business, and despite the small moments of doubt you may have, you’re doing an incredible job! For sure, I can tell you that my ...
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Expanding Vaccination Coverage Safeguards Families From The Cycle Of Poverty

Today I want to tell you #WhyVaccinesWork. I have seen progress made and lives saved. Vaccines protect against 26 diseases. Where accessible, this means more children are living past their fifth birthday, an important milestone for child survival. It also means adults, communities, and nations are healthier. During World Immunization Week, we must celebrate our shared results and redouble our ...
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When Autism Fidget Toys Become The Latest Craze

“Mum, it’s like everyone wants to be autistic like me now!” my 8-year-old daughter announced as she came out of school on Monday. She was referring to the latest “craze” for the fidget spinner in her school (and it seems every other school in the country). Suddenly it was “cool” to want to fidget, and if you didn’t have the must-have ...
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Weekend Roundup: In France, Reality Has Escaped Its Institutions

EDITORS: Nathan Gardels, Co-Founder and Executive Advisor to the Berggruen Institute, is the Editor-in-Chief of The WorldPost. Kathleen Miles is the Executive Editor of The WorldPost. Farah Mohamed is the Managing Editor of The WorldPost. Alex Gardels and Peter Mellgard are the Associate Editors of The WorldPost. Suzanne Gaber is the Editorial Assistant of The WorldPost. Katie Nelson is News Director at ...
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