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2014-07-16 23:11:17

Newly released research by PsychTests.com reveals that content, resilient, and satisfied people are not necessarily extreme optimists. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Extreme optimists are either scorned for their bliss or mocked for their naiveté. New research from PsychTests, however, indicates that people do not need to be a total optimist in order to be happy. Using data collected from their Happiness/Optimism Test, their statistics reveal a rather surprising revelation: Those who are...

2014-07-11 08:23:00

New, Distance Learning Coaching Program Offers Early Bird Discount Through July 15, 2014 EAST GREENWICH, R.I., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The key obstacle to building a successful business is a lack of self-worth, a feeling of inadequacy or a belief that one is an "imposter" who will be identified and humiliated, said Alan Weiss who has written 55 books and has consulted with thousands of entrepreneurs, coaches and businesses over the past 30 years. Photo -...

2014-07-03 23:08:21

Author Melissa Schenker offers ten tips on how to exit a relationship with a narcissist. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Summer is the season of travel, renewal and rest. If you’re with a narcissist, it can also be a time for you to design a roadmap that enables you to exit the difficult journey you’ve been on. If you discover you are in an intimate relationship with a narcissist, you may decide that exiting the relationship is the best course. Once you’ve made that decision then...

2014-06-24 23:02:30

Balboa Press Author Paul Lamb Recovers from Car Crash Coma to Write "Exploring the Iceberg", Aimed at Helping Others Who Have Struggled After Debilitating Injuries Ancaster, Ontario (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Survivors of emotional, cognitive or physical trauma face a daunting dilemma when beginning rehabilitation. Fight or flight. Paul Lamb chose to fight. He hit the iceberg but it didn’t sink him. His book, Exploring the Iceberg, is a metaphor for life and provides motivating...

2014-06-12 23:13:09

Positive self-esteem is just as important for adults as it is for children. This month, take action by implementing these six self-esteem boosting tips and taking life to the next level. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Many adults are concerned about the self-esteem of their children, but rarely think about that of themselves. In a blog post, physician and best-selling author Dr. Sanjay Jain says, "Having good self-esteem doesn't mean having a big ego, it means being secure with yourself...

2014-06-12 23:09:17

New Book Uses History and Creativity to Help Teens Work through Emotional Struggles, Inspire Reading Newcastle, Australia (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 How can today’s teens, in particular young men, better understand and develop a healthy self-image? Told through the perspective of a teenage boy working on an archaeological expedition in Egypt, “Jed, the Forgotten Egyptian Prince” combines the emotional struggles that young adults face, such as self esteem and trust, with the excitement...

2014-06-06 23:09:40

Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing (Viva Editions 2014) was recommended as a strategy for fighting depression. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them was featured on Everyday Health as one of five surprising ways to fight depression. As the article explains, "Simply avoiding your negative emotions can actually lead to feelings of depression." Tina advises that instead of burying...

2014-05-20 23:03:13

KidsHealth.org and Discovery Girls magazine surveyed moms and girls to find out what they think about body image and appearance. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 It's not easy being a girl - or a mom - in the age of the selfie. KidsHealth.org and Discovery Girls Magazine surveyed 2,400 moms and more than 11,500 girls to find out what they think about body image and appearance. The survey found that half of moms and girls say they don’t like how they look in a selfie. However,...

2014-04-28 23:02:06

Southern California health & fitness retreat shares how to de-stress at the office. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 According to the Mayo Clinic recommends meditation to decreases stress levels, which helps improve overall health. San Diego wellness retreat VeraVia has issued a series of tips to help employees incorporate meditation into their work lives. “Meditation helps you calm yourself, clear your head and become centered, which makes you more productive and effective at...

2014-04-28 08:28:28

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) said it will create a plethora of publicity for PlumbTalk Women's events and webinars, founded by podiatric physician and certified life strategies coach Dr. Shelley Plumb (www.plumbtalkwomen.com). TransMedia will focus on generating media exposure for PlumbTalk Women's educational, entertaining and empowering programs which promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage the enhancement of...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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