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Trump was looking for a trade war. Now he has one. - Macleans.ca

Trump was looking for a trade war. Now he has one. - Macleans.ca | i spy | Scoop.it
Economic historians have a term for this sort of behaviour: beggar-thy-neighbour. It usually makes things worse.
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9 Hobbies That Help Anxiety & Depression | Care2 Healthy Living

9 Hobbies That Help Anxiety & Depression | Care2 Healthy Living | i spy | Scoop.it
Mental health professionals and researchers are increasingly recommending alternative therapies in conjunction with therapy and medication.
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Dear me (and everyone else): Maybe just try not to be such an asshole. | The Bloggess

Dear me (and everyone else): Maybe just try not to be such an asshole. | The Bloggess | i spy | Scoop.it
I’m having one of those days where shit on the news makes me worry for humanity even more than usual, and then I remind myself that, in the end, there are far more good people in the world than bad.
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The slow death of purposeless walking - BBC News

The slow death of purposeless walking - BBC News | i spy | Scoop.it
A number of recent books have lauded the connection between walking and thinking. But are people losing their love of the purposeless walk?
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The Koan of Staying Engaged and Letting Go

The Koan of Staying Engaged and Letting Go | i spy | Scoop.it
How do we stay deeply engaged with our life and the life of the world, while at the same time not getting attached to an outcome? How can we practice letting go and yet not become detached and disc...
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Trudeau’s Win in Canada Tests the Notion that Good Economics Is Bad Politics

Trudeau’s Win in Canada Tests the Notion that Good Economics Is Bad Politics | i spy | Scoop.it
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Margaret Atwood: we are double-plus unfree | Books | The Guardian

Margaret Atwood: we are double-plus unfree | Books | The Guardian | i spy | Scoop.it
Our governments now treat us like cattle – governed by fear, we have surrendered too many of our hard-won freedoms. It’s time to recapture the territory we’ve ceded
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You scream, I scream, we all scream for... - Appalachian History

You scream, I scream, we all scream for... - Appalachian History | i spy | Scoop.it
Get the ice cream maker out! It’s summer, and there’s nothing so fine as freshly made rock salt ice cream. Just make sure you gather every kid in the neighborhood to take a turn cranking the dang thing. In 1843 Nancy Johnson developed the first hand-crank ice cream maker (her basic design of the freezer …
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23 Emotions We All Feel But Don't Know The Names Of.

23 Emotions We All Feel But Don't Know The Names Of. | i spy | Scoop.it
I'm definitely going to start using some of these words.
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Mama mallard duck Lucy is a P.E.I. garden centre celebrity

Mama mallard duck Lucy is a P.E.I. garden centre celebrity | i spy | Scoop.it
Staff and customers at a Charlottetown garden centre are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a special delivery.
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Eleven things we learnt from the Dalai Lama at Glastonbury Festival

Eleven things we learnt from the Dalai Lama at Glastonbury Festival | i spy | Scoop.it
THE DALAI LAMA addressed as many Glastonbury Festival goers that could squeeze into the Green Fields as possible about making the world a better place. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama enraptured...
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Samskara (Indian philosophy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Samskara (Indian philosophy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

According to various schools of Indian philosophy, every action, intent or preparation by an individual leaves a sanskara (impression, impact, imprint) in the deeper structure of his or her mind. These impressions then await volitional fruition in that individual's future, in the form of hidden expectations, circumstances or unconscious sense of self-worth.

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Why a September interest rate hike makes sense - Macleans.ca

Why a September interest rate hike makes sense - Macleans.ca | i spy | Scoop.it
If the Bank of Canada's decisions on rate increases are truly data dependent, Canadians should prepare for another this week
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Can porn star Sunny Leone help India get over a prudish past?

Can porn star Sunny Leone help India get over a prudish past? | i spy | Scoop.it
How a Canadian porn actor turned Bollywood star and a surprising legal battle have started a sexual revolution in India
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India may hate Arvind Kejriwal. But he's doing something right.

India may hate Arvind Kejriwal. But he's doing something right. | i spy | Scoop.it
Arvind Kejriwal is upsetting the status quo and drawing ire in the face of Narendra Modi's popular government in India
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Why Walking Helps Us Think - The New Yorker

Why Walking Helps Us Think - The New Yorker | i spy | Scoop.it
Since at least the time of Greek philosophers, many writers have discovered a deep, intuitive connection between walking, thinking, and writing.
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On Male Privilege and Feminist Narratives

On Male Privilege and Feminist Narratives | i spy | Scoop.it
Last week I went to see Bridget Christie’s comedy show ‘A Book for Her’ with my mum. I rarely go to see comedy, but always love it when I do – there’s something about the rhythm of good jokes that’...
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Charlottetown woman buys into first race horse at 96 years old

Charlottetown woman buys into first race horse at 96 years old | i spy | Scoop.it
After years of playing the ponies, 96-year-old Jean Arsenault owns her first racehorse.
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The Crossroads of Secular and Spiritual: A Reading List : Longreads Blog

The Crossroads of Secular and Spiritual: A Reading List : Longreads Blog | i spy | Scoop.it
The following four essays take on saints, proselytization, prayer and coincidence: abstractions that may have great impact on our everyday lives, regardless of faith tradition.
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Ten Relationship Myths Rated for Accuracy

Ten Relationship Myths Rated for Accuracy | i spy | Scoop.it
Faulty expectations can sabotage a potentially good relationship
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Sexuality is fluid – it's time to get past 'born this way' - New Scientist

Sexuality is fluid – it's time to get past 'born this way' - New Scientist | i spy | Scoop.it
Gay rights shouldn't depend on how a person came to be gay, and we should embrace the fact that sexuality can change, says developmental psychologist Lisa Diamond
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Lakritz: Cattle, horses aren't here to entertain us

Lakritz: Cattle, horses aren't here to entertain us | i spy | Scoop.it
Every summer, the issue of animals in the Stampede and other rodeos comes up. The horses that pull chuckwagons sometimes drop dead of heart attacks, are killed or injured, or have to be euthanized,...
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Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Belonging and How to Be at Home in Yourself

Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Belonging and How to Be at Home in Yourself | i spy | Scoop.it
"Our sense of slight woundedness around not belonging is actually one of our core competencies."

"Sit. Feast on your life," Nobel-winning
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On Self-Respect: Joan Didion’s 1961 Essay from the Pages of Vogue

On Self-Respect: Joan Didion’s 1961 Essay from the Pages of Vogue | i spy | Scoop.it
Joan Didion’s seminal 1961 Vogue essay on self-respect.
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