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Pet Owners' Manual: Be clear, but not predictable, when training with treats | The Star

<b>When we ask our dog to sit or lie down, she obeys with attitude. She barks, as if she is demanding a cookie. This behaviour is quickly becoming</b> …

How you can learn to forgive and forget

Let's face it, we've all been there. But forget artisan truffles and Miu Miu flats, forgiveness is the best gift of all.<p>Don't just take our word for …

You Can Let Go Any Time You Want

Shares 0<p><i>Jordan Gray says that you can let go of anger, hurt, resentment, betrayal, and pain that others have caused you… if you choose to.</i><p>—–<p>Don’t …

How to Leave our Anger & Resentment in the Past.

Imagine carrying a massive rock on our shoulders—not for 10 minutes, but for our whole life.<p>We do, in fact, haul such a “boulder” around …

9 things excess sugar does to your body

GABA: body fat inhibitor and insulin booster

GABA: body fat inhibitor and insulin booster<p><b>You can find capsules of gamma-aminobutyric acid [GABA] in almost every supplements shop. GABA promotes</b> …

Diabetes Patients Are Hacking Their Way Toward a Bionic Pancreas

When 4-year-old Evan Costik was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, his father began sleeping on the floor beside his bed. Every hour or two, John woke …

FDA Approves New Extended-Release, Abuse-Resistant Hydrocodone Product

Doctors, Optometrists Battle Over Right to Write Hydrocodone Prescriptions

Some eye conditions -- from serious infections to scrapes to the cornea -- result in agonizing pain, and can send New Jerseyans on a trip to their …

FDA approves new opioid painkiller said to last 24 hours

Federal regulators gave the green light to a once-a-day opioid pain-relief pill that is up to 24 times more powerful than a single Vicodin but is designed to thwart the immediate release of its full — and potentially lethal — payload.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of Hysingla ER, …

Self-Control: Why a lack of it isn’t your fault, plus a couple ways to strengthen it

<i>If you prefer to listen to this, here’s the podcast version of this blog.</i><p>Hi friends, as we move through the end of the year, it can feel a bit …

Self-improvement

Lessons Learned From Parenting Guilt.

Guilt is a feeling that I always believed to be associated with doing something wrong.<p>However, as a parent, all I ever tried to do was what is …

The Science of Dealing With People You Hate

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The Truth About the People You Can't Forgive

ending with grace and forgiveness

‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, because they did evil to you.”’ And now, please forgive the …

12 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

It's no secret that pets make you feel good. Here, 12 ways they make a real impact on your mental and physical wellbeing.

4 Steps To Claiming Self-Authority: Believe in Yourself

You are the only human who can be the final authority on your life. If you do not step up in that role, then someone else will try to fill it for …

How Your Body Image Affects Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

Sometimes a post just hits a nerve.<p>Anne Parris' recent offering on Midlife Boulevard was that for me. It was about another Dove commercial. Highlighting the unintentional messages about body image that mothers give daughters. It's pretty shocking. Please. If you haven't seen the commercial, you …

Toxic People: You Don't Need Permission to Walk Away

Toxic people prey on others. They dominate and control, disregard your needs and feelings. They focus on themselves and don’t seem interested in you …

5 things that could be harming your self-esteem

You might not realise it, but your self-esteem is pretty fragile, and for many of us, it's something we have to work to improve. There can be many …

Self-help

Never Sell Yourself Short: 3 Reasons Why You're Priceless

If I were to ask you, “How much do you think you’re worth?” What would your answer be? Ten thousand? One million?<p>The answer to the question should …

Divorces: Mariah Carey Spends A Lonely Christmas By Herself In Aspen While Nick Cannon Has Custody Of Dem Babies

Mimi spent Christmas without dem babies…<p>Mariah Carey Spends Christmas By Herself While Nick Cannon Has Dem Babies<p>Via Entertainment Tonight …

Can certain foods boost men's libido?

As much as men would like a key to the fountain of youth, there is no one thing that can help sustain a robust sex drive throughout a lifetime. After …

Slideshow: Sex-Drive Killers

How Depression And Anxiety Affect Your Libido

I suffer from depression. It’s not the occasionall feeling of the blues that everyone experiences after a breakup or career disappoingment; major …

12 VERY Bizarre Things That Turn People ON

<b>Looking for an interesting way to turn up the heat?</b><p>There are many strange things affect your libido, like food (avocados), smells (petrol and paint), …

'I Love Her But the Sex Has Died': The Brain Chemical That Can Kill Libido in Long-Term Relationships

by Carole Jahme<p>11-30-2014<p>Trying to sustain a long-term relationship that is also sexual presents us with a chemical catch-22.<p>Writer Carole Jahme …

Here's What Having a "Normal" Sex Drive Really Means

Too high, too low, or juuust right? If your sex drive isn’t alive and kickin', should you be concerned? Libido, a.k.a. sex drive, varies from person …

Weight Loss

Top 12 Fruits That Can Help You Manage Diabetes

Photo credit: bigstock<p>Diabetes is a serious condition and it only seems to be growing worse by the day. Nearly half of all Americans will be diabetic …

Nutrition

7 Steps to Reverse Obesity and Diabetes

What disease affects EVERY other American and one in four kids? Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Type 2 diabetes in America has tripled since the 1980s, and researchers estimate one in three Americans will have diabetes by mid-century. More than one-third of American adults are obese. And one in …