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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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4 Ways to Embrace Your Inner Overachiever

John Eliot, PhD, is one of the world’s leading authorities on peak performance. He’s also more than willing to challenge conventional wisdom on the subject. Too often, he argues, the focus is put on…

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The Pressure To Be Perfect

When I wrote The Story Of An Imperfect Woman, I ran it by my hubby to get his blessing since it referred, not only to my quirks and imperfections, but to his. He gave me his blessing, but then he said…

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The Insane Pressure To Conform

I spent the summer at my mother’s Ohio lake house, where almost all the houses are lovely, wooden, Cape Cod-style homes painted in earth tones with matching boat docks. From one cove to the next, the …

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Pressured To Have Children?

Direct and Subtle Pressure to Have Children—How Can a Childfree Wannabe Cope? Exploring all facets of childfree living. By Ellen Walker, Ph.D. The whole topic of childfree living is controv…

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