R. Baker

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College Rejection Letters Can Hurt but Don't Have to Make You Crazy

Marcie, her mother and her father sit in my office staring at me. Tears are running down Marcie's face. "I've ruined my life," she says. "What's left …

College & University

College Rejection Letters -- How to Cope When They Arrive

Colleges across the country have now sent out their acceptance and rejection letters. Every year at this time I am struck by the meanings these …

College & University

7 Really Famous People Who Were Rejected by Their Dream Colleges

So there's hope for the rest of us.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Barack Obama<p>A bit of a late bloomer academically, future President Barack Obama was …

What to remember when you open a college rejection letter

It’s college acceptance season, which means YouTube and Facebook are overflowing with videos of teens crying, jumping, and wailing as they find out …

5 ways to rebound if rejected by your top-choice school

If you’ve been served a few college rejection letters this application season, you’re not alone — especially if your sights are set on a top-tier school. Just shy of 95% of applicants to Stanford University were rejected in 2014, for example, and the old-guard northeastern bloc wasn’t far behind. …

Craving control: how food messes with your mind

YOU’VE just had a hearty lunch, but the doughnuts next to your desk are winking at you. You can’t shake the thought of what the glazed, soft dough …

Reduce Pain With This Mental Practice - In Just 20 Minutes Over Four Days - PsyBlog

As little as four 20-minute daily sessions were enough to reduce pain.<p>Mindfulness meditation is better at reducing pain than a placebo, a new study …

Mindfulness

Giving thanks could be the key to lasting relationships

Now think about how you <i>reacted</i> to that little act of kindness.<p>Research suggests that people who are grateful — not just by saying a quick "thanks" but also by internally processing that gratitude — get a happiness boost.<p>More importantly, they also tend to feel more connected to their significant …

Happiness

Steven Dempsey on Photography

With the launch of my new Website design and in an attempt to consolidate everything photography-related, I am now hosting my own blog. I will no …

Djokovic straight through again, with effort

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic notched another straight sets win but was given more of a workout in a 6-3 7-5 7-5 victory over Italian Andreas Seppi in reaching the fourth round on a hot, humid Friday at the U.S. Open.<p>Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Andreas Seppi …

Tennis

Gucci’s new era: three things you need to know

Usually, newly installed designers have months to plot their pilot collection at a house, planning everything from the first stitch to the final bow. For his debut at Gucci for AW15 menswear, a then-unknown Alessandro Michele had five days, thanks to the premature departure of previous creative …