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A Simple Guide on How to Handle Destructive Criticism

People criticized me. So I changed. But people still criticized me. So I changed more. And still people criticized me. Then finally I realized it’s …

A 20-Minute, Do-Anywhere Workout for Your Abs and Butt

~Work that body~<p>The ultimate way to work both your abs and butt isn't with super-targeted, muscle-specific moves—it's in dynamic movements that …

Chicken Pesto Pizza Recipe

<i>Your cheesy gooey chicken pesto pizza with the crispiest crust and a kick from pepper jack cheese.</i><i> | to make this chicken pesto pizza I used my</i> …

Italian Food

Cilantro Lime Chicken Drumsticks

I finally got around to cooking some of the chicken drumsticks that I bought last week and they are soooo good! Southwest flavors are my favorite, so …

Sweet Potatoes

The Surprising Science of Praise

As parents, we love to praise our children. When a daughter or son has succeeded in something at school, at home or in an activity, we love telling them, "You're so smart!" "You're so talented!" "You're the best!"<p>After all, reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, …

These five-minute daily habits will seriously improve your life

• The suspected YouTube shooter reportedly taunted people during her rampage<br>• The Pentagon is close to awarding a $10 billion deal to Amazon despite …

In kids, picky eating may be warning sign for mental health problems

Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.<p>To be counted as picky eaters, children had to …

Holistic Medicine

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

Within 1 Day of Chattanooga, Empire State Building Lit Up Green to Honor Islam

Obama refused to order flags to be flown at half-mast in recognition of the five American servicemen murdered in the latest Muslim terror attack …

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If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

Education

How to Stay Happy No Matter What Happens

Happiness is a choice; you can choose to be sad when everything is going well for you and you can choose to be happy even when nothing seems right.

Happiness

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

I was depressed. I was very depressed. I had tried medication and found the side effects too high a price to pay for joy. I had tried yoga and …