Laura Gould

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Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

Don’t ever, EVER, hesitate to do something because you are too shy or think you could fail. Not many years away you will look back and be ready to …

Schadenfreude

Anyone Who Keeps the Ability to See Beauty Never Grows Old

Some days you wake up and right when you are going to begin your work, you feel a presence within you that stops you from doing so. You sit down, but …

Motivation

People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

Startups

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

When You Read Something That Strikes You as Interesting, You Should Write to the Author.

When You read something that strikes you as interesting, you should write to the author. This can lead to connections ranging from friendships to …

Writing

A Man Who Stands For Nothing will Fall For Anything

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care

Leadership

Changing My Body to Stay Alive

My spouse Mark and I begin a new journey this month. The second half of last year kicked my ass and left me in a severely-weakened state. I lost 30 pounds in six months. It was weight that I could not afford to lose. I am so thin that I can no longer wear my wedding ring.<p>Throughout the holidays we …

Is Your Relationship With Your Parents Making You Gain Weight?

Previous research shows that people’s attachment style influences how they respond to negative emotions. Now, we know that extends to emotional eating.<p>Researchers say the effect your parents’ attachment style has on your eating habits can even be passed to <i>your</i> children. After all, history is …

The Terrible Silence Between Breaths

"Wow, you can actually breathe on your own!" exclaimed a doctor friend of the family upon seeing me for the first time since my stroke. I was immediately taken aback and kind of offended by the seemingly strange comment. If this statement was made five years ago, soon after my stroke, this line …

Respecting the Past and Embracing the Future: Lessons From Downton Abbey

As a therapist in D.C., I have worked with many clients struggling to adapt to the Internet revolution and its transformation of the print industry. D.C. is obviously a career-driven town, with many journalists, writers and researchers who must figure out how to make their professional way in this …

Children Of Teen Parents And Older Dads May Face Higher Psychiatric Risks

The age of the parents at the time of a child's birth could be associated with the child's risk for developing psychiatric disorders, including mood disorders and schizophrenia, according to a new study.<p>The findings showed that risks are higher especially for the offspring of teen parents and older …

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …