The former monk who runs a $100m meditation firm

He ended up spending the next 10 years as a monk, which took him all over Asia, and involved him meditating for up to 16 hours a day. He says that the meditation helped him come to terms with everything. Related Topics Entrepreneurship Lifestyle Wellbeing Mental health Buddhism Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49394848

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These Ivanka Trump Quotes About Immigration Focus On 1 Big Issue

Alexandra Beier/Getty Images News/Getty Images Ivanka Trump’s Quotes About Immigration Focus On This Big Issue By Shelby Black 7 hours ago Over the past few months, immigration has been one of the most controversial topics within the United States. There’s been increased activity from Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agents, as well as questionable living…

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The Koch brothers tried to build a plutocracy in the name of freedom | Nathan Robinson

The Kochs have always believed that rich people had the right to rule over everyone else, democracy be damned It is the hope of every rich megalomaniac that they will leave a legacy. David Koch, who died last week aged 79, left a significant legacy indeed. In fact, along with his brother Charles, he can…

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Andrew Yang Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Andrew Yang, entrepreneur and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Father: Kei-Hsiung Yang, researcher at IBM and GE Mother: Nancy L. Yang, systems administrator Marriage: Evelyn (Lu) Yang (2011-present) Children: Two sons Education: B.A. in Economics, Brown University, 1996; J.D. Columbia University School of Law, 1999 Religion: Protestant Other…

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Twitter Stans This Photo Of Melania Trump & Justin Trudeau

Alex Wong/Getty Images News/Getty Images & Peter Summers/Getty Images News/Getty Images These Tweets About Melania Trump Loving Justin Trudeau Are Everyone’s New Ship By Shelby Black 16 hours ago Look, let’s face facts, on top of being a notable political leader, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is easy on the eyes. Well, judging by these…

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When Swimming As a Muslim Woman Becomes A Political Act

Photos by Kholood Eid LONG BRANCH, N.J. –– Manar Hussein stood in the sand and faced the blue Atlantic Ocean, as the water hit her toes over and over in waves. The 27-year-old Muslim woman had not been to the beach in years, despite living in a state with over 40 beaches. Ever since she…

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America has failed our female veterans. Here’s how we can fix it

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be daunting for those who have served in uniform. But military women, especially, face unique obstacles during this transition. These disparities are unacceptable and threaten the future foundation of our nation’s military. LGBT workers should be protected. Let’s hope the Supreme Court agrees 4 signs a company is…

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Kamala Harris says she will restore net neutrality if elected

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) will reverse the disastrous decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to repeal net neutrality if elected president in the 2020 election, her campaign told the Daily Dot on Tuesday. The California senator, who has been supportive of efforts to restore net neutrality, will appoint a chair of the FCC who…

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Student side-hustles to help pay for university

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bar work has always been a popular part-time job for students Some students have moved into more extreme ways of making money, through adult work. This can range from dating older men for money, to selling intimate photos or used underwear via social media. About 4% of those asked…

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‘Theres a lot of weirdness in a slum’: making a living in Kenya’s anarchic mud city

Despite the poverty, lawlessness and pollution of life in Kibera, creativity still thrives thanks to a mix of determination, guts and luck. The Guardian spoke to people who have all three Living in a slum is the reality for 1 billion people and rising across the world. More than half of Africas city dwellers live…

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