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2011-11-02 07:00:00

Children should be enjoying the time of their lives, yet many can become afflicted with issues of low self-esteem, poor self-image and generally not feeling as though they are not good enough. Dr. Yvonne Corppetts is on a mission to stop the biggest lie ever told. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 It is never too late or too early to teach children about living their best life and to stay out of the rut. Motivational speaker and author, Dr. Yvonne Corppetts, is taking this...

People Consume More Candies When Individually Wrapped
2011-10-28 04:50:23

If you believe that good things always come in small packages, University of Alberta researcher Jennifer Argo's new study may change your mind -- especially this close to Halloween. In an article forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing, Argo explores how our consumption behaviors change when it comes to treats like chocolates and candies are placed in smaller packages. She says that people eat more of a product when it is placed in small packages rather that a regular-sized packages....

2011-10-25 07:00:00

The Internal Beauty Boot Camp is on a mission to reach 1 million women of all ages within the next year, supporting them in removing the negative self talk, in busting the myth of not being enough, but most importantly in owning their own internal beauty. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 What's Within U, LLC, an international life coaching company announces the launch of an intensive program that is helping women of all ages to discover what internal beauty is and how it plays a role in...

2011-10-19 13:30:08

Accurate assessments for poor performance better for self-esteem, research finds People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they've done a great job when they haven't could end up feeling dejected instead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. High and low performers felt fine when they assessed themselves accurately, probably because the high performers recognized their strengths and low performers acknowledged their...

2011-10-13 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gina's Ink, a mission-driven media and entertainment social enterprise designed to create a foundation of self-esteem, leadership and self-acceptance that empowers children, announces the official launch of the modern day fairy tale, Cassandra's Angel. In conjunction with the new book, Gina's Ink is also launching a revolutionary new website, www.ChangeMyWorldNow.com and kicking off a 20-city, 20-week bus tour to personally share a message of...

2011-10-03 21:49:03

Expressing emotions may give players mental edge, research finds While there's no crying in baseball, as Tom Hanks' character famously proclaimed in "A League of Their Own," crying in college football might not be a bad thing, at least in the eyes of one's teammates. Although college football players feel pressure to conform to some male stereotypes, players who display physical affection toward their teammates are happier, according to new research. The findings were reported in a...

2011-09-22 17:51:00

Director-General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisations (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, announces NYOJ's commitment at the 7th Clinton Global Initiative in New York NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) today launched a Clinton Global Initiative that commits to expand its music training program from one to three centers over the course of three years. Its current center in Kingston serves 50 individuals...

2011-09-21 20:48:57

Divorce is tough, for just about everyone. But some people move through a breakup without overwhelming distress, even if they're sad or worried about money, while others get stuck in the bad feelings and can't seem to climb out. What accounts for the difference? Self-compassion, says an upcoming study in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science. Self-compassion–a combination of kindness toward oneself, recognition of common humanity, and...

2011-09-14 12:18:38

UCLA life scientists have identified for the first time a particular gene's link to optimism, self-esteem and "mastery," the belief that one has control over one's own life – three critical psychological resources for coping well with stress and depression. "I have been looking for this gene for a few years, and it is not the gene I expected," said Shelley E. Taylor, a distinguished professor of psychology at UCLA and senior author of the new research. "I knew there had to be a gene...

2011-09-02 11:00:00

Author Carol Harper will launch her new book, You Might Be Dating A Jerk If⦠this weekend in Atlanta. The book contains over 150 entries of Carolâs dating experiences that are both entertaining and thought provoking. Every woman can relate to one or more of these jerks. She hopes to empower women to have healthy self-esteem so they will recognize men that may not be good for them. (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 With Anthony Weiner, Governor Schwarzenegger and...