Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain

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Exposure to nonstop negativity actually impairs brain function. Here’s how to defend yourself. Do you hate it when people complain? It turns out there’s a good reason: Listening to too much complaining is bad for your brain in multiple ways, according to Trevor Blake, a serial entrepreneur and author of Three Simple Steps: A Map […]

Here’s Why Little Girls Sexy Halloween Costumes Are Terrifying

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That is me, to the left, as a four year old in 1981. I’ll give you a minute to take in my hair. I am, very obviously, quite awesome in my Wonder Woman costume. Know what I am not? Sexy. At four years old, I was not sexy. There is nothing sexy about a four […]

The Amazing Power Of Being Present

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How can you bring calm and peace to the middle of a stress-ful, chaotic day? The answer is simple, though not always so easy to put into practice: learn to be present. No matter how out-of-control your day is, no matter how stressful your job or life becomes, the act of being present can become […]