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Are Friends the Key to Longevity?

You need friends. Certainly, eating well, exercising and a healthy lifestyle are known to increase longevity and reduce the risk of death, but research reveals...

Why Your Partner Should Not Be Your One and Only

Not all stress is created equal. An argument with your significant other has been found to be by far the most upsetting of all...

Feasting Together Can Help You Succeed in Business and in Life

While meal replacements like Soylent are ideally suited for those who prefer to get sustenance through a straw and on their own time, don’t...

The Science Behind Good Gift-Giving

The desire to be a good gift-giver often backfires. Here’s a scientific breakdown of what many of us get wrong about gift-giving and how...

What Makes a Good Doctor?

“I don’t care if she’s nice. I just care that she’s the best.” My patient’s internist was retiring and he was eager to find a...
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Being Single May Make You Happier Than Ever

Increasing numbers of women are single for one simple reason: They want to be. They don’t have intimacy issues, they are not selfish, and...
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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Self-Care?

During an airline safety demonstration, the flight attendant instructs you to put on your oxygen mask before assisting others if the cabin loses pressure....

Dr. Peggy Drexler: An Expert Dishes on Daddy’s Girls, Momma’s Boys & More

For Father's Day, Dr. Peggy Drexler, author of Our Fathers, Ourselves and other fascinating gender studies books, speaks to the role — and how it's changing — men and "dad" play in our lives.
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Mending a Broken Heart: A How-To

Remember that scene in Clueless, where Cher kind of makes fun of Tai for wanting to burn the few things she associates with her...

How Can I Make Myself Stand Out In A Job Interview?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order to stand out, it is important to highlight your achievements. Findings from a study conducted by researchers at...

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Is Humility the Antidote for the Humblebrag?

In recognition of all Dolly Parton has done for the state of Tennessee, plans were underway to erect a statue of her in front...

Is Subtraction Neglect Adding To Your Anxiety?

According to a study from the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, we almost always tend to add something. This is...

If You Are Having a Hard Time Thinking Positive, Try This Instead

"Don’t they realize that if I could, I would?" explained my exasperated patient who was sick and tired of being told by friends to look on...

What Makes A Couple Compatible?

I have always wondered about compatibility. What draws two people together. More importantly, what keeps them together? Many believe that chemistry is the answer....

A Positive Twist on New Year’s Resolutions

Keeping the big picture in mind is especially important this time of year. It is worth taking a moment to pause during the busy...
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