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2013-06-24 19:43:42

Research suggests that it is Andy Murray's ability to manage his goals, as well as his skill, determination and motivation that makes him such a successful athlete. Murray dropped out of the French Open after a back injury this year, missing out on his goal of playing in four grand slam finals in a row. But this decision has allowed him to recuperate in time for Wimbledon this month. According to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), athletes who recognize...

2013-06-19 23:22:12

Self-Esteem Elevation For Children created by Joe Rubino is a new program that provides people with self-esteem activities, exercises, and detailed instructions on how to build self-esteem in children. In a full Self-Esteem Elevation For Children review, Tony Nguyen from Vkool.com shows if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Self-Esteem Elevation For Children created by Joe Rubino is a new program that provides people with self-esteem activities, exercises, and...

2013-06-19 23:21:55

Viva Editions's Contagious Optimism has been in the top 100 of happiness books since its first day of release. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 David Mezzapelle's Contagious Optimism attained best-seller status in Amazon rankings within the first day of its release. It seems that Mezzapelle's success as an entrepreneur also translates to the reception of his first-ever book. Contagious Optimism is a collection of personal success stories and advice that discusses the power of positive thinking....

2013-06-18 13:48:24

Consumers are more likely to pursue goals when they are ambitious yet flexible, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Whether a goal is a high-low range goal (lose 2 to 4 pounds this week) or a single number goal (lose 3 pounds this week) has a systematic effect on goal reengagement. High-low range goals influence consumer goal reengagement through feelings of accomplishment, which itself is driven by the attainability and challenge of the goal," write authors...

2013-06-04 23:29:29

“Age Does Not Define Me” passionately discusses the link between self image and physical health. SINGAPORE (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 A news article posted by ABC news reveals how exercise can suppress the process of aging by keeping one´s cells biologically young. In line with this, author April Tiang educates readers about useful ways in achieving holistic wellness, balance and vitality in her insightful and inspirational book, Age Does Not Define Me. Encouraging, this...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'