Sheila Brosnan

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Relatively simple, daily practices can bring great happiness and success to your life.

<i>Adapted from Lewis Howes' book, The School of Greatness: A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy</i><p>Aristotle said, "We …

Slideshow: The Truth About Sugar Addiction

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie Recipe

Recipe by: Carolyn Rothwell<p>"An old recipe that I found in my mom's recipe collection. Very good! Wonderful when garnished with whipped cream and …

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Recipe courtesy of<p>Total:5 hr 30 minPrep:15 minInactive:4 hr 15 minCook:1 hr<p>Yield:8 servings<p>Level:Easy

Recipes

Seven False Beliefs About Relationships

• Sharing your feelings with others will make you look weak.<br>• It’s best not to fight if you want to have a good relationship.<br>• Sharing your feelings or …

DO NOT GET MARRIED Unless You Ask Your Partner These 15 Questions. Or Else You'll Wish You Had.

The Wedding Specialists<p>We often hear friends wondering where they're making the right move in marrying their significant other. The New York Times …

So Apparently There Are 4 Kinds of Introversion

Introversion, thanks largely to Susan Cain's 2012 best seller <i>Quiet</i>, is having something of a cultural moment. Once a mostly misunderstood personality …

Psychology

Try This to Decelerate Fights with Your Partner

When we get upset, a disagreement or conflict with our partner can escalate into a fight. This is when we say things we’ll regret. This is when we …

The Narcissistic Cycle of Abuse | The Exhausted Woman

The cycle of abuse Lenore Walker (1979) coined of tension building, acting-out, reconciliation/honeymoon, and calm is useful in most abusive …

5 Big Questions To Ask Before You Breakup With Someone

“Should I breakup with him?” That is the question that my client Carly struggled with as she sat in on my couch, moving her right crossed leg back …

How to Spot Emotional Unavailability

If you’ve ever been in a relationship with someone emotionally unavailable, you know the pain of not being able to get close to the one you love. …

Is Your Relationship Right for You?

<b>1. Most of the time, do I feel stronger or weaker when I think about my partner?</b><p>Check out your physical, mental and emotional energy, your mental …

Three Proven Ways a Simple List Can Revolutionize Your Love Life

Take a moment and write a list of everything you desire and need in a life partner. Take several moments, in fact. Put in everything — in detail, in …

3 Reasons You Can't Win with a Narcissist

We’ve all met one at some point. A man or woman who seems to believe they are the center of the universe. Arrogant, callous and manipulative, they …

Narcissistic Personality Quiz

<b>Instructions:</b> Here you’ll find a list of 40 statements, one in Column A and the opposite in Column B. For each statement, choose the item from Column …

Psychology

The Incredibly Seductive Pull of a Very Skilled Narcissist

If an extreme narcissist were religious, he would worship himself. He would apply to himself the phrase that says, “You shall have no other gods …

Eight Mental Abuse Tactics Narcissists Use on Spouses | The Exhausted Woman

If you have clients who are intentionally exploited by their spouses; endure regular insults and rejection, alternating with affirmation; and feel …

Narcissism

3 Ways To Spot A “Taker”

We’ve all met them. They seem “overly nice”. In fact, they seem so nice, that we become suspicious. We wonder what’s in it for them. We wonder what …

Best Bodyweight Ab Exercises

Getting a stronger core doesn’t have to involve shunning carbs and spending hours on end in the gym. Enter a simpler (and much more sane) way to tone …

15 High-Fiber Recipes That’ll Keep You Satisfied

When it comes to weight loss, is simple the way to go? Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School think so. Their study, published …

Nutrition

Why Healthy Relationships Always Have Boundaries & How to Set Boundaries in Yours

In romantic relationships we often think of boundaries as a bad thing or simply unnecessary. Isn’t our partner supposed to anticipate our wants and …

Why Change is Difficult

We all want to improve our health, our wellness and our happiness. And in order to achieve our goals, we need to break bad habits and form good ones …

Psychology

Ten Steps to Learn Self-Discipline

Here’s a brief recap of last week’s article, <i>Self-Discipline Season Has Begun:</i> <i></i><p>Struggling with self-discipline is not a sign of weakness or a character …

Are You Being Emotionally Manipulated In Your Relationships? 8 Risk Factors

<b>What is Emotional Manipulation (EM)?</b><p>Big question, the short answer is: You are being emotionally manipulated anytime someone else is able to get you …

How I Lost All Cravings for Junk Food

Yes, I lost my extreme desire for junk food and for overeating as well.<p>This wasn’t an act of will. And it wasn’t luck, either.<p>Losing my cravings for …

5 Ways to Stop Yourself from Eating When You're not Hungry

<b>Find your real hunger.</b> If you’re not physically hungry, but you’re still feeling drawn to that leftover cheesecake on the top shelf of your fridge, …