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How to Be Creative

How to Be Creative

There are myriad thoughts on how to be creative. There are books and blogs all about it. There are all sorts of hypotheses, theories and research studies. Because being creative...
Picking Myself Apart (Pt. 2)

Picking Myself Apart (Pt. 2)

I’M BAAACK! Sorry it’s been over a month since I’ve written; life has been a bit crazy in Spain. When I made my last post, I had finally moved into...
Cons Of Sharing Sexual Fantasies With Your Partner

Cons Of Sharing Sexual Fantasies With Your Partner

In the last post, I shared some pros of sharing your sexual fantasies with your partner along with some tips on how to do so. There are several benefits of...

One Man’s Trash…Is Another Man’s Trash

“Are you going to throw away my notebooks? Really?” I lamented. “This seems totally unnecessary.” The counselors solemnly nodded their heads–and then proceeded to toss my yellow pad notebooks into...
Today I Love Going Against The Flow

Today I Love Going Against The Flow

Today I love going against the flow of life just enough to make sure life knows I’m here and I know I’m alive. I love finding the times and places...
The Difficulty of Overcoming Fear of Flying

The Difficulty of Overcoming Fear of Flying

Fear of flying (or flying anxiety, flying phobia) is a difficult fear for many to kick. It has a way of paralyzing people into long-term avoidance of flying or into...
Do Couples Grow Apart or “Fall Asleep”?

Do Couples Grow Apart or “Fall Asleep”?

You’ve probably heard people explain their divorce by saying, “We grew apart.” I wonder about that. I’ll explain with a personal example that on first glance has nothing to do...
The 5 Lies of Suicide

The 5 Lies of Suicide

Nineteen years ago, my best friend, Alice, committed suicide. She was beautiful inside and out with a compassionate heart too large for her physical body. As one of the smartest...
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Using Music as Sleep Aid

Using Music as Sleep Aid

A new study shows that many individuals use music to fight sleep difficulties. Sleep loss is a widespread problem with serious physical and economic consequences, and music might serve as...
Pain Intensity May Be Affected by Your Expectations

Pain Intensity May Be Affected by Your Expectations

Expectations of pain intensity can become a self-fulfilling prophecy, according to a new brain imaging study published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour. In fact, false expectations of pain levels...
Some Social Media Activity May Damage Body Image

Some Social Media Activity May Damage Body Image

New research suggests that when young women actively engage with social media images of friends who they think are more attractive than themselves, they report feeling worse about their own...