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Dear Youth of the World,

Our life offers many things to us in a mixed manner. It is important to evaluate everything in a very balanced way.

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The Pleasure of Work
Self Development >> Time Management, Work Ethics,

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development – The Pleasure of Work

More often than not, work is equated with suffering! Most of us would like to finish our jobs by waving a magic wand! A haphazard approach towards what we do, can deprive us of the pleasure content in our work and force us to squander our time and energy. 

Possible New Octopus Species Found Near Hawaii
Biodiversity >> Hawaii, Octopus

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Biodiversity - Possible New Octopus Species Found Near Hawaii

Shall we call him Casper, the ghost-like octopus? Ghostopus?

World's Last Wild Horse Returns to Russian Steppes
Biodiversity >> Wild Horse, Russian Steppes

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Biodiversity - World's Last Wild Horse Returns to Russian Steppes

ONCE EXTINCT, WORLD'S LAST WILD HORSE RETURNS TO RUSSIAN STEPPES

If the world's only surviving wild horses had a say in the matter, they might opt for a cosy stable and fresh daily oats, scientists studying them joke.

Myanmar Army Chief Vows to Uphold Democratic Transition
Democracy >> Myanmar

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Democracy - Myanmar Army Chief Vows to Uphold Democratic Transition

MYANMAR ARMY CHIEF VOWS TO UPHOLD DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION

Naypyidaw, Myanmar (AFP) March 27, 2016

Myanmar's powerful army chief vowed Sunday to keep the nation "on the path to democracy", days before Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government takes office after decades of army rule.

Dalai Lama Urges Education Reform to End Human Cruelty
Education >> Dalai Lama, Education Reform, Human Cruelty

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Education - Dalai Lama Urges Education Reform to End Human Cruelty

DALAI LAMA URGES EDUCATION REFORM TO END HUMAN CRUELTY

Frankly speaking, our generation, not much hope; our hope is the future generation, if we start now with education ... that teaches us how to create healthy minds.

Dalai Lama

India’s ‘Agasthyamala’
Environment >> Agasthyamala

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Environment - India’s ‘Agasthyamala’

INDIA’S ‘AGASTHYAMALA’ FINDS PLACE

IN UNESCO’S WORLD NETWORK OF BIOSPHERE RESERVES

The Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve (ABR) was established in 2001. It spreads across the two states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Supreme Court Says Sharia Courts Are NOT Legal
Governance >> Sharia Courts, Supreme Court

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Governance – India - Supreme Court Says Sharia Courts Are NOT Legal

SUPREME COURT SAYS SHARIA COURTS ARE NOT LEGAL

Harish V Nair


In a landmark judgment pertaining to India's more than 160 million Muslims, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Sharia courts run by clerics have no legal sanctity and that their fatwas are not binding on anyone.

Happy Kids May Become Adults with Lower Heart Attack Risk
Health >> Kids, Heart Attack Risk

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Health - Happy Kids May Become Adults with Lower Heart Attack Risk

HAPPY KIDS MAY BECOME ADULTS WITH LOWER HEART ATTACK RISK

Lisa Rapaport

Two boys play atop a pile of snow at the end of a street in Union City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from Midtown Manhattan, after the second-biggest winter storm in New York history, January 24, 2016.

REUTERS/RICKEY ROGERS

Tooth Loss Increases Risk of Cognitive Impairment
Health >> Tooth Loss, Cognitive Impairment

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Health - Tooth Loss Increases Risk of Cognitive Impairment

NEW STUDY CLAIMS TOOTH LOSS INCREASES RISK OF

COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT, DEMENTIA

Scientists have found that tooth loss increases the risk of developing cognitive impairment and dementia, suggesting oral health strategies to preserve teeth may help fight such disorders.

Research Indicates Another Common Mosquito May Be Able to Carry Zika
Health >> Mosquito, Zika

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Health - Research Indicates Another Common Mosquito May Be Able to Carry Zika

RESEARCH INDICATES ANOTHER COMMON MOSQUITO

MAY BE ABLE TO CARRY ZIKA

Paulo Prada

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016.

Picture taken February 2, 2016

REUTERS/PAULO WHITAKER

WHO Calls Expert Talks
Health >> WHO

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Health - WHO Calls Expert Talks

WHO CALLS EXPERT TALKS

AMID 'ACCUMULATING EVIDENCE' OF ZIKA LINK TO DISORDERS

Stephanie Nebehay

World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General for Family, Women's and Children's Health Flavia Bustreo gestures during an interview with Reuters in Geneva, Switzerland, February 15, 2016.

Reuters/Pierre Albouy

China-Russia Talks Focus on North Korea
International Affairs >> China, Russia, North Korea

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – International Affairs - China-Russia Talks Focus on North Korea

CHINA-RUSSIA TALKS FOCUS ON NORTH KOREA

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, March 11, 2016.

India Has Important Role in Stewardship of Nuclear Weapons: US
International Affairs >> Nuclear Weapons, USA, India

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – International Affairs - India Has Important Role in Stewardship of Nuclear Weapons: US

INDIA HAS IMPORTANT ROLE IN STEWARDSHIP OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Obama in Cuba on historic visit
International Affairs >> Obama, Cuba,

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – International Affairs – Obama in Cuba on historic visit

OBAMA IN CUBA ON HISTORIC VISIT

President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in U.S. engagement with the island's Communist government after decades of hostility between the former Cold War foes.

Obama Says Journalists Partly to Blame
Media >> Media, Obama

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Media - Obama Says Journalists Partly to Blame

OBAMA SAYS JOURNALISTS PARTLY TO BLAME

FOR TONE OF PRESIDENTIAL RACE

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the keynote address at the awards dinner for Syracuse University's Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington March 28, 2016.

REUTERS/YURI GRIPAS

Excitement Grows As Large Hadron Collider Hints at New Particle
Science and Technology >> Large Hadron Collider

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Science and Technology - Excitement Grows As Large Hadron Collider Hints at New Particle

EXCITEMENT GROWS AS LARGE HADRON COLLIDER HINTS AT NEW PARTICLE

The green lines on the left and right of the image point to what might be the creation and destruction of a new particle. Illustration: CERN

Stripped-Down Synthetic Organism
Science and Technology >> Synthetic Organism

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Science and Technology - Stripped-Down Synthetic Organism

STRIPPED-DOWN SYNTHETIC ORGANISM SHEDS LIGHT ON NATURE OF LIFE

 Will Dunham

Electron micrograph image shows synthetic cell clusters of JCVI-syn3.0 cells magnified at about 15,000 times in this image released on March 24, 2016.

REUTERS/TOM DEERINCK AND MARK ELLISMAN/THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR IMAGING AND MICROSCOPY RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN DIEGO/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

4 Tips for Managing Stress from a Combat Veteran
Self Development >> Stress

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - 4 Tips for Managing Stress from a Combat Veteran

4 TIPS FOR MANAGING STRESS FROM A COMBAT VETERAN

Mike Marschhausen

 

Buddha was asked, "What have you gained from meditation?" He replied, "Nothing. However, let me tell you what I lost: anger, anxiety, depression, insecurity, fear of old age, and death. I never get stressed.”

6 Healthy Ways to Shed Layers of Emotional Pain
Self Development >> Emotional Pain

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - 6 Healthy Ways to Shed Layers of Emotional Pain

6 HEALTHY WAYS TO SHED LAYERS OF EMOTIONAL PAIN

Laura J. Novak

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

11 Ways to Think Outside the Box
Self Development >> Thinking

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - 11 Ways to Think Outside the Box

11 WAYS TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

Dustin Wax

Thinking outside the box is more than just a business cliché. It means approaching problems in new, innovative ways; conceptualizing problems differently; and understanding your position in relation to any particular situation in a way you had never thought of before. Ironically, it is a cliché that means to think of clichéd situations in ways that are not clichéd.

Go Deep Within
Self Development >> Wilferd A. Peterson, Thomas Alwa Edison

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - Go Deep Within

GO DEEP WITHIN

 

Go deep within to seek the peace that passes all understanding.

How Getting What You Want Can Sabotage You
Self Development >> Will Jonathan, Will Smith

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - How Getting What You Want Can Sabotage You

HOW GETTING WHAT YOU WANT CAN SABOTAGE YOU

Will Jonathan

You can’t win enough. You can’t have enough money. You can’t succeed enough. The only thing that can satiate that existential thirst is love. I just remember that day I made that shift from wanting to be a winner to wanting to have the most powerful, deep, and beautiful relationships I could possibly have.

Will Smith

How I Practice Mindfulness
Self Development >> Yoga, Mindfulness

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - How I Practice Mindfulness

HOW I PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

Chrissy Carter

Chrissy Carter is a New York City–based yoga teacher at YogaWorks. Yet most recently, Chrissy has taken on a new title: meditation guru. She currently leads guided meditations for beginners. Take a glimpse into her daily practice below.

How to Build Solid Relationships
Self Development >> Relationship

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - How to Build Solid Relationships

HOW TO BUILD SOLID RELATIONSHIPS

(WITH ENORMOUSLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE)

You are the average of the people you spend the most time with.

Jim Rohn

How to Stay Calm in a Chaotic, Stressed Out World
Self Development >> stress, calmness

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - How to Stay Calm in a Chaotic, Stressed Out World

HOW TO STAY CALM IN A CHAOTIC, STRESSED OUT WORLD

Jess Stuart

You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself and the storm will pass.

Timber Hawkeye

What Causes Panic Attacks and How to Stop Them for Good
Self Development >> Panic Attack

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - What Causes Panic Attacks and How to Stop Them for Good

WHAT CAUSES PANIC ATTACKS AND HOW TO STOP THEM FOR GOOD

Paula M. Jones

You empower what you fight. You withdraw power from what you release.

Alan Cohen

What to Do When People Always Underestimate You
Self Development >> Stevie Wonder, Rylie Robinson

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - What to Do When People Always Underestimate You

WHAT TO DO WHEN PEOPLE ALWAYS UNDERESTIMATE YOU

Rylie Robinson

You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations.

Stevie Wonder

Why Stress and Pressure Can Actually Be Good for Us
Self Development >> Stress, Mark Reagan, Solange Nicole

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Self Development - Why Stress and Pressure Can Actually Be Good for Us

WHY STRESS AND PRESSURE CAN ACTUALLY BE GOOD FOR US

Mark Reagan

A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular.”

Solange Nicole

What Is Meldonium?
Sports >> Meldonium, Maria Sharapova

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Sports - What Is Meldonium?

WHAT IS MELDONIUM? WHY DID SHARAPOVA USE IT?

Maria Sharapova prepares to address the media regarding a failed drug test at The LA Hotel Downtown.

Photograph: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

Destruction of Cultural Heritage Equals Cultural Warfare
UNO >> Cultural Heritage, UNO,

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – UNO - Destruction of Cultural Heritage Equals Cultural Warfare

UN: DESTRUCTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE EQUALS CULTURAL WARFARE

Lisa Schlein


FILE - The demolition of ancient monuments like this colonnade in the historical city of Palmyra, Syria was targeted by the Islamic State group and among cultural sites destroyed in 2015.

Don't Be Deterred By Failures
Youth Development >> Youth Development

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Youth Development - Don't Be Deterred By Failures

DON'T BE DETERRED BY FAILURES, SMRITI IRANI TELLS STUDENTS

March 19, 2016

ROHTAK: Union HRD minister Smriti Irani, on Saturday, asked the students not to be deterred by failures, but move ahead in life irrespective of the challenges.

The Most Empowering Thing You Can Do
Youth Development >> Youth Development

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Youth Development - The Most Empowering Thing You Can Do

THE MOST EMPOWERING THING YOU CAN DO AS A 20-SOMETHING WOMAN

Shireen McCleary



In our 20s, we often spend a lot of time searching for the things and people that are "right" for us. 

What Do Young People Need To Succeed?
Youth Development >> Youth Development

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Youth Development - What Do Young People Need To Succeed?

WHAT DO YOUNG PEOPLE NEED TO SUCCEED?

Dr. Helen Janc Malone

 

Young people deserve a holistic approach to learning and development, one that helps prepare them to succeed in college, career, and life. And, for that, we need to take collective responsibility to design and nurture intentional learning spaces where young people feel safe to learn and explore as they develop. 

World Program of Action for Youth
Youth Development >> Youth Development,

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Youth Development - World Program of Action for Youth

WORLD PROGRAM OF ACTION FOR YOUTH

What is the World Program of Action for Youth?

Wit and Wisdom
Humor >> Humor

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Humor – Wit and Wisdom

WIT AND WISDOM

Pearls of Wisdom
Miscellaneous >> Wisdom

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Miscellaneous – Pearls of Wisdom – Seven Ways to Cultivate a Mental Attitude That Will Bring You Peace and Happiness

 

PEARLS OF WISDOM

Seven Ways to Cultivate a Mental Attitude That Will Bring You Peace and Happiness

Dale Carnegie 

Conquer Your World
Miscellaneous >> Kathy Munoz

Conquer Your World

In her special column in DYNAMIC YOUTH, Kathy Munoz answers your questions on personal development. 

Share Your Thoughts
Miscellaneous >> Life

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Miscellaneous - Share Your Thoughts – Time is Like a River

March 2016 Potpourri
Youth News >> Youth News

Dynamic Youth – April 2016 – Youth News – March 2016 Potpourri

MARCH 2016 POTPOURRI

Monarch Butterfly Population Soars, Thanks to Conservation Efforts

In this close up, a monarch is seen feeding on the nectar of a penta flower at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.

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