Tina Watkins

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10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

This Woman Perfectly Depicts What a "Mommy Mental Breakdown" Looks Like — and She Makes a Point

Sarah Van Sickle, a mother from Tennessee, knows how unrealistic it is for women to act like everything is picture perfect all the damn time. She decided to show exactly how daunting raising a toddler can be after a string of especially stressful, tantrum-filled days that nearly put her over the …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

Self-help

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

10 Resolutions Every Couple Should Make

This time of year, it’s natural to focus inward, thinking about healthy new habits, self-improvement, and professional advancement. Consider …

Self-improvement

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study.<p>In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that …

Self-improvement

Twitter Reacts to Bryce Harper Throwing Helmet, Fighting Hunter Strickland

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper and San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland mixed in some boxing during their Monday afternoon baseball game.<p>Strickland drilled Harper with a pitch, prompting the Nationals slugger to charge the mound, toss his helmet errantly and start throwing blows. …

San Francisco Giants

10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

NCAA D1 Softball Announces 2014 Bracket

2014 NCAA Softball Tournament DIII