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Is This The Real Cause Of Your Unhappiness?

By Michelle Morand for YourTango.com. You're a magical thinker. That's not a criticism or a flaw. It's the reality of the human brain. Magical thinking is a part of our wiring and it is also a k…

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Smoking is More Deadly Than it Used to Be

Smoking today is even more deadly than it was half a century ago, according to the most recent report on smoking from the U.S. Surgeon General. Roughly 43 million adults in the U.S. smoke, or 18 perce…

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Are You An Undercover Addict?

After graduating college, I went to Europe for a month-long summer study program. Sitting around the big dinner table one of those first nights, a fellow Yank asked one of the European students what t…

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Animal Thieves

I am lucky -- my almost-nine-year-old still loves for me to curl-up with her at bedtime and read out loud. Last night we started a funny book called Bad Pets: True Tales of Misbehaving Animals. The ch…

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The Science of Chocolate Addiction (Video)

Many women (and some men, too!) have confessed to being chocoholic, or suffering from a chocolate addiction. Yet frequent chocolate eating does not mean a person is "addicted." Learn more about the ch…

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4 Steps to Changing a Habit

Changing habits is not just a matter of willpower, despite what you’ve probably learned. Sure, we all have habits we’ve tried to break and failed. And good habits we’ve tried to acquire and dropped. B…

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Americans are Sicker and Die Younger

Americans are in poorer health and die younger than people in other high-income countries, according to a report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. Perhaps the most unsettli…

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Smokers More Likely to Quit With Fruits & Vegetables

By Descygna Webb for DietsInReview.com There are all kinds of over-the-counter remedies to help you quit smoking. Go into any drugstore and you'll find a wide array of expensive gum, patches and ev…

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Resolve to Quit Smoking the Natural Way

Congratulations for making the decision to quit smoking this year! It is not an easy feat, and while herbs don’t offer a magic solution for kicking the habit, they can certainly aid your effort to sto…

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Meditation as a Way Through Addiction

Alcohol, cigarettes and drugs cause untold damage, but their users derive some kind of pleasure from them, or at least relief from the massive stress that they would otherwise feel. But by exposing th…

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