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Hören Sie 2014 damit auf, sich diese Dinge einzureden

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2014 | 10:25 AM

1. „Ich spare meine Urlaubstage für eine Reise nach Indien (im nächsten Jahr)!“

Wer sich seine Urlaubstage für eine Reise nach Indien, Hawaii oder ein anderes Traumziel aufhebt, bereichert seinen öden Arbeitstag mit einer kribbelnden Vorfreude – wenn nicht gar einem triumphalen Gefühl. Man arbeitet auf ein großes (anstehendes) Ziel...

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Divorce : des questions à ne pas prendre à la légère

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2013 | 8:32 AM

Quelles questions faut-il se poser avant de prendre la décision irréversible de divorcer? Voici ce qu’en pensent nos experts.

Par Leigh Newman

1. Ai-je un problème grave?

«Pour les spécialistes en thérapie de couple, un “problème grave” peut consister en violence conjugale ou en une dépendance non traitée à l’alcool...

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Cessez de vous mentir à vous-même: changez votre discours intérieur

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2013 | 11:46 AM

Les réflexions que nous faisons à propos de nous-mêmes sont souvent fausses. Le temps est venu de démasquer les petits mensonges qui nous enferment dans la routine.

1. « Demander de l’aide est trop gênant. »
Ce refrain, vous le connaissez bien : « Je peux tout faire...

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Slow Cooker Recipes: Ingredients To Add To Any Crock-Pot

(2) Comments | Posted February 5, 2013 | 9:18 AM

By Leigh Newman

Let's pretend we all live in some dark parallel universe where we get to own only one thing. Gold bullion, love letters, passports -- everything has to go except your one thing, and there is a mean-spirited enforcer wearing a cloak and carrying a machete...

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The Life Lifter: A Love Letter To The World

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 4:22 PM

By Leigh Newman

Imagine grocery shopping at your local megastore, reaching down into the assortment of dented, limp red onions and pulling out an envelope with the words "This letter is for you" written on it in loopy blue ink. Would you leave it there because you might not be...

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It's Blue O'Clock. Do You Know Where You Are?

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 4:18 PM

By Leigh Newman

This weekend, so many of us will be craning our faces towards the sky, to watch fireworks. The truth is, though, we should probably all be looking up a lot more.

About a week ago, I stumbled on the website nyskyc.com, which updates "the average...

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6 Perfect Times To Tell the Painful, Ugly Truth

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2012 | 2:44 PM

By Leigh Newman

Perfect Time #1: After the Wedding (Way, Way After...)
Back when I was younger and idealistic, I believed that if you thought your friend's upcoming wedding was a bad idea, you should gently, lovingly tell her. I did this twice: once, the night before the wedding,...

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Stuck? The 4 Things Killing Your Creativity

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 12:02 PM

Psychiatrist Phil Stutz and psychotherapist Barry Michels offer smart strategies for a breakthrough in their new book The Tools: Transform Your Problems Into Courage, Confidence and Creativity.

1. I know I have a creative force in me--that I can write or paint or play music--but...

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Life vs. Loneliness: How to Come Out on Top

(3) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 7:16 PM

The only known images of the "Man of the Hole" were fleetingly captured by filmmaker Vincent Carelli in his film Corumbiara, which documents the genocide of the Akuntsu and other tribes in the region. In this footage, we see FUNAI officials trying to establish contact with the Indian, who backs...

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Friendship And The 5-Second Titanic Test

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 6:37 PM

One hundred years ago today, the world's largest ship, the Titanic, was launched into the dark, cold waters of Belfast. Fourteen years ago, the world's first movie to rake in over a billion dollars, Titanic, was released into the dark, warm theaters of America.

In homage, I planned to break...

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The 7 Gifts From The Universe That Everybody Gets

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 4:03 PM

Life is not always kind. We don't always get what we want. We don't even get what our parents want for us, which would at least make them happy. Sometimes everything goes south at once: The longed-for love doesn't show up or goes away; the dream job is given to...

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