The Backstory: Our new ‘Gather’ column explores how, why and where we get together

Debuting this week, ‘Gather’ looks at our path to camaraderie, acceptance, belonging — and the realization that we’re not really as alone as we might think.
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The poor sick day is in declining health

Once, a sick day was just that — a day away from work to focus on recovery (or at least pretend to: Think “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”). But in recent years, it has become something murkier in definition and more reflective of our highly competitive, 24-7 work lives.
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We’re all in this together, Seattle. Tell us: How — and where — did you find your crowd?

Our new column ‘Gather’ explores our path to camaraderie, acceptance, belonging — and the realization that we’re not really as alone as we might think.
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Seattle Tell

All life matters on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday

USA (MNN) -- Abortion isn’t the only sanctity of life issue, but it typically drives the conversation each year on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. Thousands of people are taking part in today’s March for Life in Washington, DC. Abortion has increasingly become a political issue, too. President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh last fall created the potential for a conservative majority on the Supreme Court and made the overturn of Roe v Wade a possibility. Earlier this month , pro-cho...
Tags: Usa, Supreme Court, Washington, Life, Church, Associated Press, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Roe, Brett Kavanaugh, Life Matters Worldwide, Verstraete, Anna Levinzon, Eric Verstraete, MNN Abortion

The tale of the dramatically respectful renovation of a true midcentury-modern masterpiece

With meticulous attention to detail and history, architect and architectural historian Marvin Anderson updates and restores a Webster Point home originally designed by Lionel H. Pries.
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Outrageous! Seattle isn’t the best coffee city in the country, says new survey

Say it isn’t so, Seattle. A new survey claims that the Emerald City no longer wears the crown when it comes to all things coffee, and some local espresso enthusiasts are biting back. The Apartment Guide survey on the “best cities for coffee lovers” looked at cities with populations of more than 100,000 and added […]
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Dear MacKenzie Bezos: You’re rich. You’re free. Now what?

An open letter to the soon-to-be-richest woman in the world.
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Report: Evidence of Life Found in Lake Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

Scientists have found the bodies of tardigrades, algae, diatoms, and small crustaceans in a body of water buried beneath over a kilometer of Antarctic ice, according to a news report from Nature.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Life, Ice, Antarctica, Glaciers, Extraterrestrial Life, Antarctic, Tardigrades, Subglacial Lakes

How Empathy Can Build Better Workplace Relationships

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mike Ambassador Bruny. There is an interesting dynamic that can exist between leaders and those they lead. Many employees complain about their leaders, and many leaders complain about their employees. Having been in both roles and received training in various leadership and management programs, I wanted to provide some insights into things I’ve seen and experienced in hopes that leaders get more out of their employees and employees get more out of the work...
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7 best Alan Watts books on philosophy and life

Alan Watts wrote more than 25 books on the subject of philosophy and religion. He was among the first to bring Zen Buddhist thought to the west. Subjects ranged from dualism in philosophy to the troubles of modern man.Alan Watts was a gifted philosopher who tasked himself with the near impossible, putting that which transcended the knowable into words. A counterculture mystic and a spiritual entertainer with an eye on the divine, it's no surprise that Watt's philosophy and wisdom filled a numbe...
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One Simple Question You Should Ask Everyone You Meet

“It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.” —The Invitation by Oriah I want to know what your story is… 7 Billion Stories in the World I don’t care what you do or what you own.  I just want to know who you are.  I want to know your uniqueness, the experiences you’ve had and the lessons you’ve learned.  I want to know your story. What is your story?  Everyone has one.  And no two stories are exa...
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Moms Rejoice! The Smartest People Are the Heaviest Drinkers, According to New Study

A college education might come with some unexpected consequences...
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Pictures That Prove the Customer Is Not Always Right

Turns out some customers aren't just wrong... They're also rude.
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Lessons to Carry Us Through the Year

2019 is well underway and I’m just now finding my feet. I haven’t posted on this blog since November 2018 and I apologize. Life has been a rollercoaster and I’m holding on as best as I can. I shared a pretty personal post recently on my Instagram that explains what’s going on. The responses I... Read More The post Lessons to Carry Us Through the Year appeared first on Afrobella.
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Pro soccer star Ruben Loftus-Cheek addresses his sexuality on Twitter

Pro soccer star Ruben Loftus-Cheek took to social media this week to clear up some confusion surrounding his sexuality.
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Women Reveal the Thing That Turned Them Into the ‘Crazy Girlfriend’

"I made us on The Sims and made us have a bunch of kids."
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Rose McGowan apologizes to the transgender community

The actress and #MeToo icon has issued a video apology for comments she made about transgender women.
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Unicorn Armpit Hair Is 2019’s Colorful New Trend

Show your love for all things unicorn and share this post with your friends and fellow fans of these rainbow-coloured creatures.
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Michael Strahan Invites Clemson Athletes for Lobster: ‘They Deserve a Proper Meal’

This is truly Trump in his rarest form: Trump the party host.
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Saturday Links

Links for your weekend reading: How to Kill a Church Want to fatten a church for slaughter? The steps are below. This is a true story. The Everlasting Impact of Faithful Shepherding Faithful shepherding secures souls. Where would Steve be today if his church and his pastors had taken seriously the charge to watch over his soul? 20 Quotes on How Your Church Should Exhibit Loving Authority So much of godly pastoring and parenting is about planting seeds and then waiting for God to give the growth…...
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Jonah Hill Has Only Liked One Thing On Twitter And It’s Amazing

Want to know what's the first and only Tweet that Jonah Hill has ever liked? Be prepared to be shocked.
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‘The Walking Dead’ Creators Confirm Huge ‘Breaking Bad’ Theory

Join the debate - Is The Walking Dead the sequel to Breaking Bad? Share your theory now.
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Rant & Rave: Cyclists should obey traffic rules

Readers rant about rule-breaking cyclists, rave about KCLS
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Krispy Kreme Is Giving Out Free Doughnuts For the Next Two Weeks

Get ready for the best week ever: Krispy Kreme is giving away a free DOZEN of their original glazed donuts. YES.
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72-Year-Old Marries Teen She Met At Her Son’s Funeral

When it comes to a happy relationship, it seems there's no formula for making things work. But couple Almeda and Gary Hardwick's relationship is a little ... unconventional, to say the least.
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Telenovela star denies bisexual rumors, says there is “nothing more beautiful” than a woman

"I want to make it clear here that I am not gay and I am not bisexual, for me there is nothing more beautiful than women. Nothing."
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Former leader of ex-gay conversion therapy group admits it’s harmful and doesn’t work

John Smid spent 22 years convincing kids to kill themselves rather than be gay. Now he's trying to undo the damage he caused.
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Exodus International, John Smid, Love In Action, Ex-gay conversion therapy

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