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Why Forgiveness Is a Gift to Yourself and How to Release the Past

<b>“Forgiveness does not change the past but it does enlarge the future.” ~Paul Boese</b><p>On a snowy winter day in the dark month of January, I got hit by a …

Positive Thinking

Sir David Attenborough's Commentary Makes Curling The Most Majestic Sport Ever

His voice could make a wolverine purr.

Butch Harmon From Tee To Green

Golf Instruction<p>Butch Harmon, the top-rated instructor in Golf Digest's ranking of America's Best Teachers, has a fix for every situation in the game.

This Is Scientific Proof That Happiness Is A Choice

One theory in psychology research suggests that we all have a happiness "set-point" that largely determines our overall well-being. We oscillate around this set point, becoming happier when something positive happens or the opposite, afterwards returning to equilibrium.<p>But this set-point, to a …

40 Indicators That You're Most Definitely a Parent

After writing about the secret language of moms, it dawned on me that there are so many unique qualities that we share as parents -- and they literally set us apart from every other life force on Earth.<p>So, here you have 'em -- the 40 signs that you are definitely a mom or dad. Folks, you know …

Parenting

32 Family Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Want To Have Kids

Adorable family Halloween costumes are the only reason to procreate.

Ping Pong Skills That Could Kill

Paddling knives instead of ping pong balls is a good idea ONLY if you are part of the Swedish show Tumba Ping Pong. The group, comprised of DJ Coolman, Mr. Sandman, Slightly Mad Max, Dr. Ders and Jokko-Yxxi, never fails to show off their deadly talents in each new episode.<p>Slightly Mad Max told The …

TWO Bigfoots? Hiker Shoots Clear Photos Of 'Moving Beasts' In Pennsylvania (PHOTOS)

Bigfoot is making a big stink on the Internet this week.<p>First, a crack team of veterinarians and scientists regurgitated a press release claiming that they had DNA evidence of Bigfoot's existence. That "evidence" was and likely still is bogus.<p>But are these photos real?<p><b>PHOTOS (Story continues below):</b><p>…

Obamacare 101: What to know if you already have health insurance

As Obamacare rolls out, the president's frequent assertion – that 'if you like your health-care plan, you can keep your health-care plan' – is …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when speaking in public, for instance, or when going through financial difficulty. For some …

What Makes a Great Teacher: Training? Experience? Intelligence? Grit?

Making sense of a new study about Teach For America's effectiveness<p>If a teacher is successful in the classroom, does it matter how she got there, or how long she intends to stay in the profession? Should personal qualities like perseverance and grit count just as much as completing the requisite …

10 Books That Changed the Way I See the World

1. <b>John Adams, by David McCullough</b>. This biography of Adams erases any fantasies we might have about our American Revolution being easy, short, or something to take for granted. It gives a deep insight into what it takes for a revolution to succeed, which is strong, intelligent, and dedicated …

Books

Brad Pitt 'crashed wedding reception'

Brad Pitt stunned wedding guests when he crashed a wedding reception at a luxury five-star hotel.<p>The Hollywood actor, 49, was sat at the bar at the Stoke Park Hotel in Stoke Poges, Bucks, where he was staying the night after filming new World War Two thriller <i>Fury</i>.<p>Bride Abi Lingwood, 28, said the …

The Only Banana Bread Recipe You'll Ever Need

Sure, there's a plethora of banana bread recipes out there on the net and in cookbooks, claiming to be the best. However, I think this is pretty darn good for a banana bread recipe and is as easy as making banana bread can be. Yogurt and oil is used, which I find is a combination that always …

Breakfast

Start schooling later than age five, say experts

Formal schooling should be delayed until the age of six or seven because early education is causing “profound damage” to children, an influential lobby of almost 130 experts warns.<p>Traditional lessons should be put on hold for up to two years amid fears that successive governments have promoted a …

NFL Week 2 Picks: Predictions for Every Game

Week 1 won't be officially in the books until the Houston Texans and San Diego Chargers wrap up their <i>Monday Night Football</i> game, the second of two prime-time matchups, but the majority of the NFL already has its eyes firmly fixed on Week 2.<p>Opening weekend was quite the fix after a six-month …

Football (U.S.)

Parents' Harsh Words Might Make Teen Behaviors Worse

Most parents yell at their kids at some point. It often feels like the last option for getting children to pay attention and shape up.<p>But harsh verbal discipline may backfire. Teenagers act worse if they're yelled at, a study finds.<p>No matter how much you shout, your teenagers don't listen. - …