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2013-04-14 23:01:44

According to Dating Guru Carlos Xuma's new report, the ability to approach all lies is rooted in a core of self-confidence. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Sometimes that very first step is the most difficult one and that is why it is important for men to learn how to overcome approach anxiety, says Dating Expert Carlos Xuma in his new report on how to approach women with ease. “It seems that even the most confident man sometimes freezes when it comes time to walk up to a...

2013-03-26 12:26:12

BRISBANE, Australia, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nations highest in happiness have the highest rates of depression. Shy American children are more likely to develop emotional problems than shy Chinese children. Those likely to experience more negative emotions tend to live shorter lives in America, but not in Japan. Selecting positive emotions and avoiding negative emotions, may weaken the ability to create robust meaning from life experience. Negative emotions are less likely to...

2013-02-21 23:03:21

In a recent online post, educational expert Jonathan Doyle argues that pornography addiction has a strong relationship with low self-esteem. (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Education expert Jonathan Doyle argues in a new online post that pornography has a powerful relationship with low self-esteem. Doyle, who has delivered live seminars to over a quarter of a million people is the founder of a new website called Stopusingpornography.com which provides paid online programs and free articles on...

2013-02-06 23:01:21

Is it true that adults "Never Leave High School"? Connective Parenting looks at how to prepare children for "the lions den" when brain development does not. Peterborough, NH (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 New adolescent research shows that success in the adult world has all to do with one's personality and looks at age sixteen. "Teens often enter high school looking to their peers for recognition and acceptance while rejecting parental control, says Bonnie Harris of Connective Parenting, but...

2013-01-30 12:59:07

Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study. Dr Andrew Hill, lecturer in sports and exercise science in the University of Leeds' School of Biomedical Sciences, said some youngsters are showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion, and disillusion with their sport at a young age. Researchers studied the...

Facebook Has Physical And Mental Effects
2013-01-15 04:20:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research finds that social network users tend to have inflated self-esteem due to the number of "likes" and other positive comments received from close friends. This, in turn, can reduce self-control both on and offline, said the researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia Business School. Social network users focused on close friends also report having higher body-mass indexes and higher levels of...

2013-01-14 12:24:59

PITTSBURGH and NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of Facebook and other social networks should beware of allowing their self-esteem--boosted by "likes" or positive comments from close friends--to influence their behavior: It could reduce their self-control both on and offline, according to an academic paper by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia Business School that has recently been published online in the Journal of Consumer Research. (Logo:...

Sibling Rivalries Can Harm Long-Term Mental Health
2012-12-20 16:40:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those sibling rivalries around Christmas time may have deeper repercussions than just a sour mood researchers suggest. In a report recently published in the journal Child Development, researchers from the University of Missouri wrote that fights between siblings about simple things could lead to depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. Teen siblings fight about various issues, and many of their fights can be categorized as being...

2012-12-12 12:44:51

Participating in online social networks can have a detrimental effect on consumer well-being by lowering self-control among certain users, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Using online social networks can have a positive effect on self-esteem and well-being. However, these increased feelings of self-worth can have a detrimental effect on behavior. Because consumers care about the image they present to close friends, social network use enhances self-esteem in...

2012-11-20 22:49:38

Young girls can dance their way to better mental health. Symptoms like depression, stress, fatigue, and headaches are alleviated with regular dancing. This is shown in a study run by Anna Duberg, a physical therapist at Örebro University Hospital and a doctoral candidate at Örebro University in Sweden. Regular dance training can thereby be regarded as a strategy for preventing and treating low spirits and depression. Dance also brings enhanced self-esteem and a...