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Why No One Likes a Humblebragger Research shows that people find humblebragging more off-putting than pure bragging and pure complaining.
Looking to Impress Someone? Don't Humblebrag Research shows that people find humblebragging more off-putting than both pure bragging and pure complaining. I explain why, and offer more effective self-promotion strategies.
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De-Fanging the Serpent of Terrorism A recent decision by French news outlets may mark a turning point in our understanding of the phenomenon of modern terrorism.
Stop Beating Yourself Up: 8 Tips to Overcoming Remorse Endlessly revisiting what happened in the past, beating yourself up for the bad things that you’ve done won’t change anything. It certainly won’t make the events or actions go away. Yet the pattern of wallowing in remorse, guilt, shame and self-loathing doesn’t have to continue. … ...
Walking Can Lift Your Mood, Even When You Don't Expect It To Feeling bored and sluggish at work? A new study shows that walking may be good for your mood, even if you’re strolling down a drab hallway and facing a dreaded chore afterward.
The Fragility of the Extreme Narcissist For an extremely fragile narcissist, being told he screwed up makes him feel so badly that he can’t even entertain the fact that he may have made a mistake.
Homeschooling online   If Johnny is fascinated by the blinking cursor and struggles to master the movements of the mouse, you may want to look into some of the recent developments in … ...
Concussion rates rising significantly in adolescents The number of Americans diagnosed with concussions is growing, most significantly in adolescents, according to researchers. They recommend that adolescents be prioritized for ongoing work in concussion education, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Today I Love Evenings Of Music Today I love evenings of music, friends talking, finding the funny side of situations, making weekend plans, working hard and feeling good about it, sunny mornings when they are really … ...
A Specialization in Addiction: Moving Toward a Person-Centered Approach...  Addiction is generally defined as a chronic, brain disease where an individual is physically and psychologically reliant on an agent or behavior—whether it be alcohol, narcotics or gambling. Yet, even with such a refined definition, there is still much disagreement and a lack of consensus … ...
Complaining About Your Partner to Your Friends? Why You... When we get together with friends, many of us start complaining about our partners. After all, he missed date night — which you’ve been planning for months — at the last minute. Again. It doesn’t matter what you do; she’s rarely satisfied anyway. He doesn’t listen. … ...
Are music and happiness linked? A new study says people who dance and go to concerts are happier than others.
20 Tips to the Real College Guide I’ve seen a lot of articles about tips when you go to college. Let’s be honest here. It’s freshman year and you don’t know anyone. You are worried about freshman … ...
Donald Trump is NOT an Alpha Male Do we need to be more precise in applying terms such as “personality disorder” and “alpha male” to political candidates?
You Don’t Understand Depression Sometimes people expect you to buck up. Sometimes you put the pressure on yourself to buck up. But, it doesn’t go that way when you’re depressed. When you are confused … ...
New mechanism discovered for Alzheimer’s risk gene For decades, scientists have known that people with two copies of a gene called apolipoprotein E4 (ApoE4) are much more likely to have Alzheimer’s disease at age 65 than the rest of the population. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have identified a connection between ApoE4 and protein build-up associated with Alzheimer’s that provides a [...]
Study suggests early learning in native language can help English skills Most U.S. school teachers instruct only in English; yet, the number of students from homes where a non-English language is spoken is expected to double by the year 2030, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. New research from the University of Missouri shows that Spanish-speaking preschoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills [...]
Homelessness linked to poor antipsychotic medication adherence SFU health sciences researcher Stefanie Rezansoff has published a new study on the treatment of serious mental illnesses among people who are homeless. This is the first study to investigate adherence to antipsychotic medication in this population. She found only 12 per cent of the 290 individuals studied were adherent to their medications at the [...]
You’re the Expert on Your Child When your child is having trouble, it might make you feel like you need to just sit back and let the experts take over. You need to listen to everything … ...