What Caught My Eye This Week

  Everything is interconnected. Gratitude improves sleep. Sleep reduces pain. Reduced pain improves your mood. Improved mood reduces anxiety, which improves focus and planning. Focus and planning help with decision-making. Decision-making further reduces anxiety and improves enjoyment. Enjoyment gives you more to be grateful for, which keeps that loop of the upward spiral going. Enjoyment makes it more likely you’ll exercise and be social, which, in turn, makes you happier. ~ UCLA Neuroscience Researcher, Dr. Alex Korb Mindfulness has been something that I have been exploring for close to ten years now. I have practiced various types of meditation, attended

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What Caught My Eye This Week

Soccer

  During the match, fans chanted the offensive and unacceptable homophobic slur. We unequivocally condemn the use of this slur or any type at our matches. Security was able to identify a few individuals using the chant and remove them from the stadium during yesterday’s match. Any individuals that chant this offensive slur at StubHub Center will be removed from the facility immediately and subject to a stadium ban. ~ Statement to Outsports from Los Angeles Galaxy spokesperson Chris Glidden on homophobic puto chant at their Pride Night Dr. Travis Bradberry posted an interesting article on LinkedIn about the seven core

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What Caught My Eye This Week

What Caught My Eye This Week

  So my technique really is I like to hear people that have different views, and try to figure out, as I said earlier, what is it that has created their view of life. My attempt is to try to understand those with whom I disagree. ~ Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaking to Time about her new book, Fascism: A Warning, on generosity of spirit being the best antidote to the qualities that enable fascism I love podcasts. Rather than listening to music or staring mindlessly out the window, I try to listen to use the time to

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What Caught My Eye This Week

Martin Luther King

  The most authentic way to honor my father is to commit to the work of creating a more peaceful, just, humane world. Let quotes coincide with conscious efforts to eradicate poverty, militarism and racism (privilege + power = oppressive policies + culture). ~ Bernice King on the 50th anniversary of her father's assassination. Following a request from the Toronto Pride Society, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders announced this week that the force would withdraw its application to participate in this year's pride parade.  Deputy Chief Barbara McLean was on CBC's Metro Morning this week to speak about the force's

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