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How to Recognize and Stop Self-Sabotaging Behavior (2020)

How to Recognize and Stop Self-Sabotaging Behavior

Self-sabotage is a term that means we create problems in our everyday lives that interfere with our goals. This sounds like a counter-intuitive statement. Why would we take the time to set goals and invest emotionally in these goals’ outcomes, only to become the very reason we fail? How do you determine which behaviors are…

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BLM

Donald Trump refuses to condemn white supremacists during first U.S. presidential debate – National

Click to play video 'US Presidential debate: Biden tells Trump to ‘shut up!’ after multiple interruptions'

U.S. President Donald Trump refused to directly condemn white supremacists during the first U.S. presidential debate Tuesday evening. Fox News journalist and debate moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump if he would condemn white supremacists during a segment focusing on race tensions in the U.S. Read more: ‘Shut up man’: Trump, Biden clash, interrupt each other…

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Mental Health

Business leaders’ mental health at risk as second wave approaches

Business leaders' mental health at risk as second wave approaches

A staggering 78% of executives had poor mental health when COVID hit. Experts warn of impending stricter restrictions that could spark a second wave According to Bupa Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index, more than three quarters of executives have poor mental health due to the pandemic. With the threat of a second wave on the horizon…

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How to Overcome Nervousness: 7 Simple Habits

How to Overcome Nervousness

“Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”Benjamin Franklin “If I don’t train enough, of course I’m nervous.“Haile Gebrselassie It starts with just a little tremble within. Then a pressure builds up. A hand or foot starts to fidget. Your palms become moist and you start to feel…

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Latino leaders say Long Island’s Hispanic community is at a crossroads

Sergio Argueta, leader of the S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth Inc.,

What do four of Long Island’s Latino leaders hope for during this time, when all manner of protests grip the land and the nation is in the midst of a pandemic? We spoke with them during National Hispanic Heritage Month to find out. Gabriela Castillo, legislative affairs liaison to the county executive “I think our…

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Mental Health

What Is Your Role in Suicide Prevention? – My Brain’s Not Broken

What Is Your Role in Suicide Prevention? – My Brain's Not Broken

In the three years since I started this blog, I’ve gained more and more courage to talk about many topics in the mental health field. Every September I try to do a few posts for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to help raise awareness, education, and resources. I’m also trying to write a post on World…

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Bertrand Russell on the Two Pillars of Human Flourishing – Brain Pickings

The Love of Truth and the Truth of Love: Bertrand Russell on the Two Pillars of Human Flourishing

In the mid-1950s, as the icy terror of the Cold War was cloaking the embering rubble of two World Wars, the BBC producer and cartoonist Hugh Burnett envisioned an unexampled program to serve both as a cross-cultural bridge and a mirror beaming back to a dimmed and discomposed humanity the noblest and most beautiful ideas…

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BLM

Calgary Pride to leave BLM vandalism on downtown rainbow crosswalk in support of movement

Calgary Pride to leave BLM vandalism on downtown rainbow crosswalk in support of movement

A permanent rainbow crosswalk in downtown Calgary has once again been spray painted, but this time Calgary Pride said it won’t be removing the graffiti. In a tweet Sunday evening, Calgary Pride explained that “BLM” — the acronym for Black Lives Matter — had been spray-painted on the crosswalk. It’s not known when the vandalism…

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Here’s What Each Zodiac Sign Can Expect When Saturn Goes Direct

These Are The 6 Zodiac Signs With The Biggest Hearts

Saturn goes direct on September 29th, 2020 and we can all breathe a little better knowing that one of the astro planetary giants is finally moving on. We have been on a ride with Saturn in Capricorn since 2017, learning a lot about ourselves and our relationship with authority. We continue to experience the impact…

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Bella Hadid rocks colorful 90s inspired ensemble as she attends the Sidewalk Sale for Social Justice

Action: Bella Hadid put her words into action as she attended the Sidewalk Sale for Social Justice in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday

Bella Hadid has been outspoken about her support for the Black Lives Matter movement on social media. But the 23-year-old supermodel put her words into action as she attended the Sidewalk Sale for Social Justice in Brooklyn, New York on Sunday.  Not only did Hadid partake in the event benefiting a variety of causes associated with the…

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Mental Health

How freshers can make friends amid anxiety and a pandemic

How freshers can make friends amid anxiety and a pandemic

Being pushed into an environment where you almost don’t know anyone can be a terrifying experience that thousands of freshman students go through every year. This year’s newbies are facing an even bigger challenge and it will no doubt be scary how to make friends in this bizarre situation. As if moving away from home…

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