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Buddhist teacher Ethan Nichtern says now is a good time to try meditation if you've never tried before.

4 easy ways to meditate at home during an anxious time like the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Buddhist teacher with over 16 years of experience...

Social distancing and quarantining can come with its fair share of anxiety and restlessness. Here are a few expert tips to recalibrate your mind.
Women learning how to apply makeup before going to a job fair in Japan.

Japan’s #KuToo movement scores a major win as lawmakers respond to outcry over harsh workplace rules for women

Japan ranks 121st in the world in gender equality. But sexist workplace rules are now getting addressed in a new outgrowth of the #MeToo movement.
The Crisis Text Line offers free, confidential help 24/7 in the US, Canada, and the UK.

Coronavirus and mass layoffs are causing a dramatic spike in people seeking help from crisis text hotlines

Over the last two weeks, the number of texts to the Crisis Text Line has been 47% to 116% higher than on an average day.
A McDonald's employee with an order for a customer at the drive thru, as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Britain, March 23, 2020.

The vast majority of recently surveyed employees at McDonald’s, Subway, and Pizza Hut report a lack of access to paid sick leave. A closer look ...

About 78% of McDonald's workers surveyed by The Shift Project reported not having access to paid sick leave.
Naj Austin, 28, founded Ethel's Club in January 2019.

I toured a Brooklyn ‘social club’ for people of color that has its own theater and offers group therapy sessions. Here’s what it was...

The 200 members of Ethel's Club have access to reiki classes and a kitchen stocked with vegan "jerky."
Learn how to go for what you want in your career.

GENDER AT WORK: How to confront bias, gain influence in your company, and build a career that’s fulfilling to you

We've compiled our best articles on gender and success, including stories of influential leaders and how they overcame obstacles in their careers.
Alicia Keys at American Express' Global Women Conference. (L) Elizabeth Rutledge, (C) Keys, (R) Venus Williams.

Alicia Keys is partnering with American Express on ‘The Ambition Project’ to empower women. Here’s how it will expand their access t...

In addition to The Ambition Project, Keys also has launched her own non-profit, and plans to release a book later in March.
Most women thought being ambitious was important to succeed in their careers, a new survey found. However, much less were comfortable calling themselves, or being labeled as, "ambitious."

Women are afraid to call themselves ‘ambitious’ at work and it’s seriously hurting their careers

Psychologists recommend women start by changing their internal narrative if they want to get more comfortable with the A-word.
For International Women's Day 2020, Business Insider compiled a list of career strategies for women.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: The ultimate guide for women who want to get ahead in their careers

From the books to read to exactly how to negotiate for a higher salary, here are tips for women who want career success.
Churches across the country are instituting changes as the coronavirus spreads. Pictured here is an Easter Sunday mass from 2019.

How American churches are dealing with coronavirus panic just weeks before Easter

The new threat of novel coronavirus comes right before one of the busiest times for many Christian houses of worship: Easter Sunday.