Kristin Zimmerman

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Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is The Worst Advice Of All Time

I have an internet acquaintance that I’ve been following on social media for a little over two years now, an all-around nice, smart girl who blogs …

Chris Christie blocked by TSA at airport VIP entrance

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie learned the hard way Thursday what it’s like to be an average Joe at the airport.<p>The two-term Republican, who …

3 Reasons Why Women Don’t Really Care About How Attractive A Guy Is

Guys looking to meet women often ask the question, “Do looks matter?” Well, to put it nicely, no.<p>They don’t matter much, if at all, for women. How …

Women sometimes cheat on their husbands — but not for the reasons you think

If you ask someone the worst thing their partner could do to them, most of them would probably say "cheating."<p>Finding out your spouse has been unfaithful is heartbreaking, devastating, and can ruin someone's self-esteem.<p>When Alicia Walker, a sociologist and researcher at Missouri State University …

Annoyance Is a Sign of a Good Relationship

Generally speaking, the objective of relationship advice is to minimize friction between romantic partners. We all want our relationships to run …

10 Fantasies to Let Go of Before the New Year

“A 10-year-old patient of mine will be undergoing her 14th surgery in three years’ time to combat a rare and aggressive type of cancer. Even after …

Surgery

Scientists spent 75 years studying happiness and this is what they learned

It's the longest running study on happiness, ever.<p>It's hard to measure happiness – it means different things to different people and it can't be …

Happiness

8 Things Positive People Do Differently

Some people go through life carried forward on the wings of good vibrations. These people are the chipper, resilient, Leslie Knopes of the world. But …

My No-Good, Very Bad Dinner Party

Not long ago, a group of friends and I began reminiscing about memorable dinner parties we’d attended. Almost at once I was flooded with an overwhelming barrage of images. Like Proust, but more embarrassing. There was that time my hosts served an omelet topped with ice cream and old coffee grounds …

Is There Something Odd About Being Single?

I had wanted to cut off all my hair and drive across the country, alone, in celebration of my singlehood — not because being single was new to me, but because it was, I had decided, O.K. Better than O.K., if a single person lived as I would: at large, roaming, free.<p>Naturally, I started seeing …

How to Prevent 'Negativity Bias' From Affecting Your Relationship

Are you and your partner always at odds? Negativity bias may be to blame, according to California-based marriage therapist Lisa Brookes Kift.<p>A “negativity bias” refers to the neuroscience of feeling threatened by your partner even when there isn’t a reason to be, according to the therapist.<p>“When …

Self-help

Is A Secret Relationship Ever Okay?

At first, hooking up with someone "in secret" can be exciting. Maybe you're coworkers and can't let anyone know that you have a fling. Perhaps you're …

A Lesson From the Biggest Losers: Exercise Keeps Off the Weight

It is a question that plagues all who struggle with weight: Why do some of us manage to keep off lost pounds, while others regain them?<p>Now, a study of 14 participants from the “Biggest Loser” television show provides an answer: physical activity — and much more of it than public health guidelines …

Fitness

On Teenagers, Helplessness, and Anxiety

How far do you push teenagers to face their fears?<p>In a recent <i>New York Times Magazine</i> article, Benoit Denizet-Lewis explores the question, “Why are …

Stop Saying “You Are Beautiful”

Those "You are beautiful" messages can backfire.<p>“You are beautiful.”<p>I see it on billboards. On stickers clinging to parking signs. I see it in the …

Happiness

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D. on April 25, 2018 in Think Well<p>Most people know of the power of positive thinking. But, just as "a picture's worth a …

How Offices Are Innovating To Improve Our Happiness, Productivity And Well Being

How engaged are you at work? Probably not much.<p>So let’s consider the “future of work”. According to Gallup’s 2014 State of the Global Workplace report, 51% of workers said they weren’t engaged with 17% saying they were actively disengaged. So what can improve these dismal stats and increase …

The Workplace

​8 Celebrity Couples Who Have Broken Up And Gotten Back Together

And they're still going strong.<p>Relationships are tough and, if you've been an item long enough, it’s pretty normal to question at some point why you’re actually together. For some couples, that leads to parting ways. But while breakups can be final, sometimes they’re just about hitting pause before …

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