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What Your Texts Say About Your Sex Life

Are your text messages peppered with emojis? According to Match.com’s annual dating survey, you may be having more sex than those who express themselves through words alone.  In fact, the poll of 5,6…

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Alternative Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be especially hard for people who are lonely, not romantically attached, or who like me, don’t like having someone else dictate when or how I am supposed to express love to my sign…

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Why You Should Never Underestimate the Value of a Hug

You never know what you'll overhear in the gym locker room, but I'll never forget this recent conversation. The two women stood on the opposite side of the lockers, beyond my field of vision, but the …

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4 Scientific Reasons to Laugh More

Everyone enjoys a good laugh. But, did you know that it is actually good for you? A little laughter on a regular basis can go a long way towards improving your life. Here are 4 scientifically backed r…

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Dear Friends: We Need To Talk

We need to have a talk. Seriously. And by talk I mean have an actual conversation. You say something while I listen. Then I'll say something while you listen. Oh, and let's actually look at each other…

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How Lying Hurts Your Health & Love Life

You know how you make healthy New Year's resolutions every year like, eat more broccoli or actually use my gym membership? You might even make these resolutions before the new academic year picks up i…

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How to Avoid Drama and Blame in Your Relationships

Are your relationships defined by tired role-play? Here's how to break out of character. As a child, I routinely told my mother when I thought my friends were being mean. I knew she would tel…

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The Case for Slowing Down in 2015

2015 is here and you’re as busy as ever. Being busy is a great thing, but, it can be incredibly stressful, which taxes your body and your health over time. Instead of trying to force more stress onto …

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8 Habits to Ditch & Embrace in 2015

While your belly may still be happy and rotund from the seasonal merriment, 2015 is fast approaching. Inevitably, it's resolution time. But, this year, instead of assigning yourself numerous resolutio…

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6 Reasons Saying Bye to Facebook Will Make You a Happier Person

People are incensed about Facebook's manipulation of emotional content. Psychologist that I am, I wasn't too upset about it. Since my dissertation involved deception, how hypocritical would that be? A…

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