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7 Ways to Deal With Disappointment

According to the old adage, “disappointment is expectation divided by reality.” If you adhere to this formula then the best way to reduce disappointment is to dial down your expectations. While this approach may keep disappointment at bay, my concern is that it cultivates a pessimistic mindset. Thinking this way gnaws away at courage and […]

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How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

Experts keep telling us to get more sleep. Research shows it will make us smarter, skinnier, more successful, more attractive, more productive, etc. But for many of us, the problem is falling asleep. Lying in bed wide awake as the hours pass is torture. Stress is often the culprit. Worry about work, finances, family and […]

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Is Your Cell Phone Ruining Your Relationship?

Your cell phone may put the world at your fingertips but it may also be making those closest to you feel like you are a million miles away. Romantic relationships are particularly vulnerable. As modern day philosopher Alain de Botton, keenly observed, “The constant challenge of modern relationships: how to prove more interesting than the […]

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Mealtime & Metabolism: Does Timing Matter?

“What should I eat?” It’s a complicated question and we keep getting mixed messages. Fat is bad. Fat is good. Salt will kill you. A calorie is just a calorie. Thankfully this myth has been unequivocally tossed out. Frankly it is pretty hard to believe why anyone ever bought into it in the first place. […]

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