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Key to Human Potential – Positive Emotions

The experience of positive emotions may be a key to helping us live up to our potential. Even though there is the daily impact of stress and negative emotions on us as human beings, there are also man…

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What Chocolate Cake Taught Me About Life

Throughout most of my twenties, I was obsessed with chocolate cake. Especially if it had buttercream frosting. And if it was accompanied by a scoop of Graeterís vanilla ice cream. In my humble opinion…

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How Your Mind Affects Your Body

We are at last beginning to show that there is an intimate and dynamic relationship between what is going on with our feelings and thoughts, and what happens in the body. A Time Magazine special showe…

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The Person You’re Most Jealous of on Facebook

Weíve all done it: the scrolling through photos on Facebook and making some comparisons between what we see online and what we see in the mirror. Thereís the ultra-thin friend who, even after three …

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Do You Have an Inner Mean Girl Bullying You?

You hear about Mean Girls all the time. Mean Girls in the hallways of junior high. Mean Girls in the conference room or at the PTA meeting. People even make big bucks off of glamorizing and exploiting…

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4 Words of Wisdom for My Younger Self

I donít know about you, but I sure as hell didnít have it all figured out when I was youngeróalthough there were more than a few times when I thought I did! And Iím sure that in another 10 years, Iíll…

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4 Myths About Self-Love, Busted

We hear a lot these days about self-love. For the most part, this is fantastic. A lot of us have been made to feel like thereís something about us thatís not good enough, so the fact that there is a g…

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Want to Sleep Better and Feel Happier? Tell Someone ‘Thank You’

Gratitude and mindfulness are touted as two keys to mental and spiritual wellbeing. But scientific studies are increasingly discovering that recognizing the blessings in your life can also have a meas…

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Strategies to Beat Back the Work Blues (Infographic)

Feel like the weekend is eons away? Or that the work week goes by in a stressed-out, menial haze? You're hardly alone ó 40 percent of people do not feel like they have a satisfying work-life balance. …

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8 Surprising Habits That Can Harm Your Health

We all know the basic principles of maintaining a healthy lifestyle: eat right, exercise, drink enough water, get enough sleep, and avoid alcohol and tobacco. But there are plenty of seemingly innocuo…

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it's just easier to go up the stairs, than down the stairs

PC used to jump up onto the wardrobe and get in the box that I had my old dolls in, he would get dow…

Hate the term superfood but love cantaloupe.

Gonna try the peel on my teeth if I remember just for gigs

Interesting, thank you.