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11 Signs You Are Working With a Psychopath

….according to Robert Hare,  cited in the Psychopath test and author of ‘Snakes in Suits’,’ one in 100 hundred within the general public meet the criteria for psychopathy. Even more interesting?  According to Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, while only 1% of the population are psychopaths, 4% of business leaders and CEOs are psychopaths. You could have a whole Gone Girlsituation play out right in your very own office. But there are some things you can watch out for. 1. They are very charming It is quite disturbing to know that psychopaths are some of the most charming people out there.  Just like very charismatic people, they are great at making the person they are talking to feel like the center of the universe….more:  theladders

NYTIMES : 11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida

Thousands of minors wed each year in the United States. Many are given no choice.
Not surprisingly, the marriage didn’t work out — two-thirds of marriages of underage girls don’t last, one study found — but it did interrupt Johnson’s attendance at elementary school. Today she is
campaigning for a state law to curb underage marriages, part of a nationwide movement to end child marriage in America. Meanwhile, children 16 and under are still being married in Florida at a rate of one every few days…more: NYTIMES.COM|BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF

Lafayette shooter’s online life: Hitler, Westboro Baptist, and ‘the power of the lone wolf’

“America is so sick that I now believe it to be the enemy of the world,” someone identified as John Houser wrote on a conservative Tea Party blog. “I know next todownload nothing about Iran, but the little I do know tells me they are far higher morally than this financially failing filth farm.”

Houser appears to have been a member of a range of conservative Tea Party sites, including TeaPartyNation.com

…more  dailydot.

11 Habits You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

 Are your habits and routines sucking up your happiness?images (3)

Oftentimes we unknowingly hold on to little, obsessive habits that cause us a great deal of stress and unhappiness. Even when we feel that something is wrong, we fail to seek the changes we need to make and instead cling to what’s not working, simply because it’s what we’re accustomed to.

It’s time to make a change. It’s time to give up the habits that no longer serve your well-being and embrace the positive changes you need to be happy.

Today is the perfect day to give up…

1.Worrying about… everything.
Worry is the biggest happiness slayer ever. Worry steals all of your attention and gives the illusion that you are working through a problem when you are not. As Van Wilder said, “Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” MORE