Wonderful Weekend Review7/12/14

By Barbara Bogdanow Lavi | Today I combined 3 of my regular posts into one magazine: #FF Fabulous Finds, Sat 's Songs4TheSoul & Sun's Comics There's a mix of articles for weekend reading & enjoyment: #Health, #Psychology #Teens, #Bullying, #Drugs, #Inspiration, #Music, #Photos, #Comics #Videos

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of all of all …

Success

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

<b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an infant will offer …

Body Language

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Original, unaltered photograph of artist.<p>Moroccan interpretation of beauty.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop …

Airlines

Teen turns 'hurtful' graffiti into empowering body image message

When Carleigh O'Connell heard that someone had spray painted a message about her body in her New Jersey town, she didn't cry. Instead, the 14-year-old took matters into her own hands, finding the graffiti and posing with it.<p>"I wanted to show whoever decided to write that that I was stronger than …

Body Image

What Happens To Our Body After Drinking Coca Cola?

<b>Have you ever wondered what exactly Coca Cola is?</b><p><b>After 10 minutes:</b> Ten tea spoons of sugar contained in a glass of Cola, cause devastating “strike” …