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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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10 Reasons to Stop Dieting Today

Sick of dieting? Of course you are. So stop it! Here are 10 good reasons why... It's possible to learn how to be happy with yourself without the diet! 1. Dieting is a temporary state of deprivat…

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Ever Wondered Why You Care About Fitting In?

Don't feel bad if you have a hard time tuning out other people's opinions. The tendency toward fitting in just may have helped your ancestors survive. It's easy to say, "Don't worry what other peop…

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Are You Putting Your Happiness on Hold?

The moment my dad died, my life changed forever. It crystallized the sobering reality that tomorrow or even the next minute is not promised to anyone. I had heard that phrase many times in my life, bu…

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Why Confident Seniors Stay Healthier, Longer

It's not surprising that mentally feeling better about oneself can translate to enhanced physical wellbeing, but new research from Concordia University confirms that the connection between confidence …

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How to Change the Culture of Bullying

When I was in the ninth grade in the 1960s, a gang of four girls I didn’t know cornered me in a stairwell after a late band practice with an iron ball and chain and threatened to beat me up. Why? I do…

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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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Why Confidence Is The Key To A Committed Relationship

By Debi Berndt for YourTango.com. What does confidence really look like? How can you get it, and what types of people are confident in relationships? There is a huge misunderstanding that someone w…

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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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The Secret To Making Good Decisions

By Michelle Morand for YourTango.com. Why is it so paralyzing, this decision-making stuff? We have to make decisions every day about the little things: what to eat, where to shop, what to say to…

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