Cognitive Bias #1: Anchoring

The most unforgettable of these experiences was with Ashley, an encounter that showed me why God created me. It wasn't for football, as I'd thought up to that point; I met Ashley at an event, and she told me that not that long before, she'd been so ready to end …

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Everything is Not How They Look

There, hikers who've walked the full length of the trail line up to have their photo taken next to a weather-beaten wood sign. By the time these backpackers (known as thru-hikers) arrive at Mount Katahdin, they've spent at least five straight months trekking along the 2,178-mile trail--the longest marked …

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Experts in Detecting Micro-Expressions

And there's an app! After registering for free, you can enter your zip code to access maps, itineraries, and the history behind nearby trails. After all, it's usually less expensive to buy an album, which I could listen to whenever I wanted, and even cheaper--free, in fact! But while I …

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Skills of Empaths

The most likely state is always the greatest possible disorder. However, life obviously contradicts this and simple forms such as protozoa eventually develop more complex forms. Entropy: A measure of the unavailable energy in a closed thermodynamic system that is also usually considered to be a measure of the system's …

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How to Interpret Non-verbal Communication

By getting this far, you've done a ton of work to set the stage for your future. The next articles are going to be about doing things that actively make your life better. Let's get started on that right away. It was in 2015 when I realized that I was …

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I am the power in my life

Maybe she has a history of treating people this way and it has finally caught up to her and people are starting to steer clear of her. Maybe it's karma or God's will or whatever, but maybe she's actually paid for what she did to you, several times. Whether she …

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The gestures that betray us

That really put me in a bad place as far as trusting people in business--with trusting anybody, really. That someone I knew and had built a friendship with could do this to me made me bitter. I didn't want to work with people. I immediately said no to any proposition …

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How Narcissists Work

And when I told my family about it, they didn't want to do anything about it. Everything that was happening just proved to me that nobody really cared. Now twenty, Gatholo has made some important adjustments in her life that have helped her, but she still feels deeply scarred by …

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Recognizing the Malignant Narcissist

Maybe you've convinced yourself that whatever that person had been telling you, the facts tell a different story. But now you have to forgive, even if forgiveness seems just about impossible. The seeds won't be truly gone until you do. Before we get to forgiveness, I want to make sure …

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Building Your Own Mental Model

And while we're talking about this, let's talk for a minute about other people's opinions. Let's get real about something right now: other people's opinions don't matter. A lot of people miss this. I had to learn this for myself. When I first started speaking, people told me that I …

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Does your mind play tricks?

For all the logical and logistical reasons to print your photos, the best reason is emotional. The plants that were the most effective include Japanese royal ferns, spider plants, Boston ferns, purple waffle plants, English ivy, areca palms, golden pothos, aloe vera, snake plants, and peace lilies. Plants are natural …

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Our Connection to the Conscious Superior

So if you want to get smarter, improve your memory, live longer, and become an all-around better person, make sure to toss a article in your bag the next time you leave the house. In their 2017 State of the Air report, the American Lung Association stated that despite progress …

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Do we need meditation?

So if you are on a red-eye to Toledo, now would be a great time to try it out before diving into that New York Times bestseller or latest Hollywood hit. Do you think your skincare has an impact on the environment? If there's any environmental impact at all, it's …

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Is there a health without water?

You keep your old number, use a normal SIM card, and get three weeks of use per battery charge. As His Royal Highness Prince Charles says so well in his article Harmony: A New Way Of Looking At Our World, the planet has fallen out of harmony with the natural …

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The Magnet of Expertise

How does the history of the Dalkon Shield impact opinions about the IUD today? In the 1970s, the Dalkon Shield was a malfunctioning IUD that increased the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and infertility. Following devasting health impacts on women, the manufacturer voluntarily discontinued sale of the Dalkon Shield …

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Protecting Your Vulnerabilities

Look beyond the beauty articleant. I trust we all know the party game, telephone, also known as Chinese whispers. One of us says something just barely long enough and detailed enough to be difficult to remember exactly and repeat perfectly. We whisper it to the person next to us, and …

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Sensing the Right Environment

Naked to the Bone: Medical Imaging in the Twentieth Century. New York: Basic articles, 1997. Mitchell, L. Baby's First Picture. A Cochrane Database Systematic Review, which is known as the gold standard of systematic reviews, reinforced the safety of extended cycle use of hormonal contraception, which offers increased satisfaction, fewer …

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Determine, Clarify and Organize Your Values

By the 1800s in the United States, it had become a well-known method of birth control. Douching, in fact, has been called the first modern method of American birth control, and in 1832, it was even mentioned in a article written by a physician, Charles Knowlton, who wrote that a …

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Values are Expressed in Actions

Let's be clear about this, though: I am an ardent proponent of science. Saying that science can run amok in the absence of sense in no way diminishes the value and importance of science directed at better errands. The interesting thing about the alleged complexities of diet is that we …

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The Pause That Can Save Any Relationship

The failure rates for both tubal ligation and vasectomy are less than 1%. With typical use, LARC methods also have a less than 1% failure rate. LARC methods are so effective at preventing pregnancy because (a) after insertion they do not require action on the part of a user for …

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How to Pay Attention to Details

The purpose of shinrin-yoku is for you to be absolutely present in the forest, evading nothing. Walk in silence or, if accompanied, avoid chatting about worldly or stressful topics. All your attention should be on walking placidly, breathing and stopping wherever your imagination dictates. Enjoy the universe of sounds that …

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Know Yourself Well To Understand Others

Just the way old shoes are more comfortable than the new pair that end up giving us blisters, things that are imperfect, incomplete and ephemeral give us the placidness that nature inspires. Wabi sabi is an intuitive appreciation of a transient beauty in the physical world that reflects the irreversible …

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What Subjects Should I Talk About?

In order to reach the mythical Scathach in the Fortress of Shadows and be taught by her, he had to cross deep, untamed forests that, according to legend, swallowed all who ventured to enter. The mythology of the dark forest continues to resonate today. We can see it in such …

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An element that makes life worth living

In the case of meditators, the reason is obvious: trees embody the position and essence of the act of contemplation. Firmly seated on the ground, like a yogi who never abandons his posture until the session is over, the trunk is the meditator's back, held straight and in a dignified …

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When the Sun Just Isn't Good Enough

But by the summer of 2007, vaginal births after cesarean sections were increasingly rare. For years, doctors had stuck to the words of advice from a famous turn-of-the-century obstetrician, Joseph DeLee, who once decreed, Once a Caesarean always a Caesarean. His word was dogma. The fear has always been that …

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Enemy Number One: Your Diet

Step 2: List your expenses. Start with regular monthly expenses, and be sure to include nonessentials, such as vacations, eating out, hairstyling, mani-pedis, your morning latte, a gym membership, and more. List your rent or mortgage payment. Are insurance and taxes included in your monthly payment? Also list power, gas …

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We Want Instant Gratification

If you're on a family plan, get a new cell phone plan . This may involve swallowing a hefty fee to get out of your current plan. Accept this and move on. You don't want your soon-to-be ex to have access to your texts and phone calls. Secure health insurance coverage …

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With Freedom Comes Responsibility

The differences in happiness are largely down to what I call intentional strategies', that is, habits of thinking and information processing that are common across the population of upbeat people. <a href='http://www.vttour.fr/actu/go.php?url=http://http://globalyou.co.uk/'>To</a> be clear, their …

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I'm still working out how to understand this

It took actually moving to a new place for him to understand the impact of the split. The more she encouraged her son to express his feelings, the more a weight seem to lift from his shoulders. Studies suggest that kids recover quickly after the initial blow of learning their …

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Ludicrousness and Parody

He was one of the people I trained when I had gone to Japan. At that time I taught them everything I knew. I had given them exact ads and newsletters, and shared with them our sales tools for them to copy. He may have felt guilty that his upline …

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