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Is Your Name Your Destiny? How Names Define Us

In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says: What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. Juliet is doing her best to convince Romeo that names are superficial, that being a Montague or a Capulet shouldn’t matter. Research shows Juliet is flat out wrong. Names are not [...]

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How Do You Measure Up?

“Stop comparing yourself to everyone else.” It’s something mothers say all the time and yet it may be something we are hardwired to do. In the 1950s, Leon Festinger formulated what he called “social comparison theory”—it is a theory predicated on the idea that we determine our own social and personal worth based on how [...]

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Four White Powders You Need to Avoid

This is a simple formula for a long and healthy life. Avoid the following four white powders: Sugar: According to the American Heart Association, the average American eats between 22 and 30 teaspoons of added sugar every day. (Added sugar comes in all different forms—brown, white, molasses, honey, corn syrup—and it is often hiding in [...]

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How Productive People Unwind

After a long day the thought of doing anything more can be cringe-inducing. All you want to do is relax and decompress. Spending the evening in front of the television or playing a video game is tempting. It’s easy, it’s convenient, and it requires so little of you. Indeed, these mindless strategies seem like the [...]

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