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The Person You’re Most Jealous of on Facebook

We’ve 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. There’s the ultra-thin friend who, even after three …

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Why You Should Really Log into Facebook Less

The advent of social media has been both swift and all-encompassing, probably because the benefits are undeniable! Staying connected with friends and family as life and distance push you apart couldn’…

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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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3 Ways Social Media Affects Your Happiness (If You Let It)

Social media — happy place or hater maker? It all depends on how you use it. Social media in one form or another is here to stay, but the reviews are mixed at best about whether all of this online "c…

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5 Terrific Ways to Tame a Hectic Workday

Three quarters of Americans list workplace stress as one of the major sources of stress in their lives. According to the American Institute of Stress, "Numerous studies show that job stress is far and…

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Are You Guilty Of Facebook Envy?

By Marla Martenson for YourTango.com. There has been a lot of buzz in the news lately about fat shaming due to a story last month about "fit facebook mom" Maria Kang. She has ignited an online fire…

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Do Dogs Enjoy Working For a Living?

When I take my dogs on walks, people often praise them for their good behavior. My usual response, "They are very well paid." The people chuckle, but it's very true. I reward my dogs well with high va…

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4 Ways to Unplug Without Going Cold Turkey

Some days you can feel it: your brain is overwhelmed, hyperstimulated by social media, a million pinging devices (OK, four, but it feels like more) challenging your ability to stay focused on a task a…

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Do Dogs Really Need Initials After Their Name?

Today, I added the initials AXJ to my dog's name. Gina earned a new agility tilte (with a first place ribbon) and is now officially  Georgina AX, AXJ, NF, CGC (Agility Excellent, Agility Excellent J…

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3 Ways Facebook Is Making Your Life Miserable

Five hundred million people log onto Facebook at least once a day. As the undisputed king of social networking, Facebook is where we share pictures, discuss news stories, and catch up with friends we …

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