Lifestyle

The way we choose to do things – the way we live, the way we act, the way we are! What you do, eat, dress, like, dislike, love, care…

Open mindedness

The Power of an Open Mind

Open-mindedness. Free thinking. These ideas are frequently paid lip service by influential thinkers and talkers, but very few people ever consider what this truly means or what one has to do to have an open mind. Those who ever do think about these things rarely act on them. This latter condition cannot necessarily be helped, …

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All Bodies Are Good Bodies

The discussion at the weekly weight-loss support group turned to weight-abuse stories. I haven’t been to the doctor in six years because of the comments the nurse made at the scale, said one long-term dieter. A teen-age boy on the bus loudly asked me if I was pregnant or just fat, said another woman. Barbara, …

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Friendship relation balance into your life, avoiding "toxic friend" 2

Friendship relation balance into your life, avoiding “toxic friend”

Jan Yager, Ph.D., a sociologist recognized as an expert on friendship and author of the book When Friendship Hurts (Fireside/Simon & Schuster; www.whenfriendshiphurts.com), defines negative friends as those “who do not bring out the best in you or make you feel good about who you are.” More specifically, according to psychologist Lillian Glass, Ph.D., author …

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