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2012-05-30 10:15:40

If you are a white girl, a black girl or a black boy, exposure to today's electronic media in the long run tends to make you feel worse about yourself. If you're a white boy, you'll feel better, according to a new study led by an Indiana University professor. Nicole Martins, an assistant professor of telecommunications in the IU College of Arts and Sciences, and Kristen Harrison, professor of communication studies at the University of Michigan, also found that black children in their study...

2012-05-09 20:58:08

Study identifies five factors that promote a positive body image in women Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the 'thin and beautiful' ideal have a more positive body image. That's according to a new study looking at five factors that may help young women to be more positive about their bodies, in the context of a society where discontent with appearance is common among women. The work by Dr. Shannon Snapp, from the University of Arizona in the US, and colleagues...

2012-04-27 23:01:26

Every success starts with a positive thought. Make Money by Dr. Harsimran Singh Upper Brookville, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The following are some extracts from Dr. Harsimran Singh's book,"How 12 Immigrants Made Billions-12 Keys to Success." Positive thoughts lay the foundation to making money and living a successful life. One should do everything one can do to think positively and counter one´s fears with reasoning. Oftentimes, the reasons behind self-doubt and fear force an...

2012-04-03 20:10:31

People who are excluded by others online, such as on Facebook, may feel just as bad as if they had been excluded in person, according to researchers at Penn State and Misericordia University. "If you've ever felt bad about being 'ignored' on Facebook you're not alone," said Joshua Smyth, professor of biobehavioral health and of medicine at Penn State. "Facebook -- with its approximately 800 million users -- serves as a place to forge social connections; however, it is often a way to...

2012-04-01 23:01:03

Art and Healing Mind/Body Techniques combine experiential learning, theory, and hands on practices for heightened self-esteem, self worth and self care stress management. Winchester, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Wake Up Your Magic (WUYM) is an innovative company that uses art and healing techniques. Through a series of three books and workshops, encourage personal transformation through creative focus. These techniques help facilitate experiential learning, theory, and hands on practices for...

2012-03-22 22:47:04

Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a Purdue University study. "We found that obese black and white teenage girls who transitioned out of obesity continued to see themselves as fat, despite changes in their relative body mass," said Sarah A. Mustillo, an associate professor of sociology who studies obesity in childhood and adolescence. "Further, obese white...

2012-02-25 08:00:00

Across America for Childhood Obesity advocate, Teddy Herrera, offers tips, insights and inspirations to MindStream Academy students and staff Bluffton, S.C (PRWEB) February 25, 2012 Teddy Herrera, a passionate advocate who is currently on a bicycle ride across America to raise funds and awareness to the plight of childhood obesity, presented an inspirational talk to students of MindStream Academy (http://www.mindstreamacademy.com) this week. Both organizations share a mutual interest in...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Integrative health care physician, Elson M. Haas, MD is encouraging happiness and health for all families and children this Valentine´s Day by promoting self-esteem and healthy eating habits through books and apps from Seasons Studios, the company that he created with long-time collaborator, Bethany Argisle. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Integrative health care physician, Elson M. Haas, MD is encouraging happiness and health for all families and children this...

2012-02-03 11:59:54

In theory, the social networking website Facebook could be great for people with low self-esteem. Sharing is important for improving friendships. But in practice, people with low self-esteem seem to behave counterproductively, bombarding their friends with negative tidbits about their lives and making themselves less likeable, according to a new study which will be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “We had this idea that...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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