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Want to Make Meditation a Habit?

New York Times reporter and author David Gilles has book title Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out. Based on Mr Gilles book excerpt How to Meditate in New York Times, this is very useful resources for individuals who would like to take advantage of this ancient wellness practice for our smarter living practices. Mr Gilles, who is mindfulness and meditation practitioner for about 20 years to be very useful resource for leading a healthy life style.

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And we engage when we agree and we engage when we disagree. I think it’s very important to do that because you don’t change things by just yelling. You change things by showing everyone why your way is the best. In many ways, it’s a debate of ideas. – Tim Cook, CEO Apple Inc
Why he attended Trump’s Tech Submit

Apple CEO wrote in his memo to Apple staffs on why he recently met with president-elect Trump. Apple CEO was a vocal supporter & fundraiser for Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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A Book by a Practicing Doctor on Opioid Epidemic

Very interesting book “Drug Dealer, M.D.’: Misunderstandings and Good Intentions Fueled Opioid Epidemic by Anna Limbke, MD, Stanford Medicine.  According her biographical page Dr Limbke is listed as Assistant Professor of Phsychiatry & Behaviour Science and specializes with clinical focus on co-occuring addition, and addiction medicine. In her new book,  she explores the origin of prescription opioids epidemic problem in US from doctor’s perspective.

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An Incomplete List of Popular Articles on Opioids Epidemics

For more than a year or so, we have been reading articles on opioids addiction, alarming death rates from opioids overdose and related topics on daily basis in major national newspaper like Washington Posts & New York Times.

Since I have been interested on this topic, I have been reading these articles whenever I come across one from trusted source. For my own purpose and for others interested in this area, I have started to compile of a selective lists of popular news article published in major news outlets like New York Times, Washington Posts and others.

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Prescription Opioids Problems

In recent years there are lot of stories on prescription opioids related addiction problem in many rural America. Major newspapers & other media has been covering reports of increasing deaths from opioids & drug overdose related problems. In this recent article in Washington Posts, one third of long term users say they’re hooked on prescription opioids.  Very interesting but alarming story!

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