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Researched-based reasons to be kind Selfless acts of giving can result in an emotional lift not only for others, but also for our self.
The most toxic types of people to avoid at work While it’s impossible to avoid all difficult people at work, learning to recognize common problematic personalities can be helpful, and could save your career.
Under Pressure: Why am I Over Reacting? No! Stop right now!,” I screamed frantically at my partner. I couldn’t help it. I felt so threatened, so stressed out, as if everything depended on this moment. Under this … ...
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Developmental Dislike of Parents During Early Adolescence One function of adolescence is to grow parent and adolescent apart. Dislike of parents is part of what allows this social separation to occur. Most important for parents to remember is that this loss of liking for parents does not mean any lessening of of adolescent love.
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10 Steps Towards Wellness The last few days have been rough ones for me. No, I’m not symptomatic, I just feel kind of blah and it’s all because my routine has been messed with. … ...
Patient Health Bloggers Gather at HealtheVoices 15 – #HealtheVoices15... I had an inspirational experience at a health blogger summit this past weekend called HealtheVoices 15. The conference was sponsored by Janssen in partnership with Everyday Health and gathered together approximately 60 of some of the best health bloggers from around the country for a … ...
ADHD – This Is Our Time Fifty years ago there was no ADHD diagnosis. Now that has changed. It didn’t come about suddenly, the history of the ADHD diagnosis is long and storied. That history has … ...
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If I Live Like the Happiest People, Will I Be Happier? Are you already eating a nutrient dense diet, getting an hour of daily exercise, sleeping eight hours a night, and still living with chronic illness or depression? If so, there … ...
Postpartum Compulsions The night before my eldest daughter’s Baptism, I slept.  I slept in near peace.  I had convinced myself that she wouldn’t die the night before her Baptism.  Logically, there’s no correlation between SIDS and Baptismal status, but I allowed myself to believe that she was … ...
Top 10,000 Mistakes Couples Make Yes, 10,000 mistakes—but it’s the same one over and over and over again. It’s a mistake that defies love. A mistake that robs us of what we say we want. … ...
Want To Be Successful? Weed Out The Fakers and Takers In the piece discussing Top Reasons Why We Fail one of the first listed reasons was Following the wrong people: listening to what you want to hear, frauds, cheaters, liars, … ...
Ivan Denisovich vs Ants Alexandr Solzhenitsyn admitted that Russians were occasionally like insects. But he didn't like it.
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One creative way to cope with anxiety Anxiety is not an easy to untangle and resolve emotion because its roots can run deep into your psyche. There are times when you’re feeling anxious and you simply can’t … ...
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I'm Having An Impossible Time With A Break-Up Breaking Up in The Age of Social Media