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5 Styles of Perfectionism: Which One Are You?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Practitioners and researchers talk about perfectionism in a number of different ways, and there are different types or styles of perfectionism. Here are five:

The Suspense Is Killing Us! Just Who Will Be Crowned Queen of the Desert?

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

In this episode of Nicholas Snow Live, I am thrilled to preview the SOLD-OUT 2nd annual Queen of the Desert So-Cal Lip Sync Competition benefiting Desert AIDS Project.

Sportsmanship: It Truly Is What It's All About

Ken Reed | Posted 05.27.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

I believe that no matter how long your sports career lasts, whether it ends after Little League, or after winning the Super Bowl, what you will most be remembered for is what kind of competitor you were, what kind of teammate you were, and whether or not you respected the game.

8 Tips All Sales Teams Need To Know

Scott MacFarland | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

How many times have you heard this phrase? "Sales is a numbers game." As sales professionals, your job isn't to throw everything on the wall to see what sticks. That's like making cold calls to companies or individuals who you know nothing about.

What Was So Great About A Gen X Childhood?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Daniel Cubias

I'm here to tell you that growing up the way we did was not a long-term favor or blessed accomplishment. Let me be clear that I don't blame my parents. No, my disdain for nostalgia has more to do with cold, hard facts and unpleasant anecdotes than personal issues.

We Are on the Same Team, Take Off Your Cape

Monica Stevens-Kirby | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Monica Stevens-Kirby

I don't view motherhood as a tidy symbol of false humility. I'm not "saving" my daughter. I can't. She will need to know how, and I will need to teach her. I don't need to be anybody's hero. That is damaging and dangerous.

13 Things In Life That Are Just Not A Competition

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.16.2015 | Women

Some things in life, like triathlons and standardized tests, are competitions. Others just are not. In any group conversation, see how long it ...

15 Reason Competitive Sports Are Great For Kids (That Have Nothing to Do With Winning)

Anne Josephson | Posted 05.07.2016 | Parents
Anne Josephson

I don't think that competition is either good or bad. It just is. Rather it is how we think about it and cope with it makes it good or bad. How much we stress the importance of competition that gives it a larger space in our lives than it deserves.

5 (Absolutely Common) Thoughts Which May Distract a Female Freelance Writer Working In a Café

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women
Eva Barros Campelli

I leave the house with the computer in my backpack and move to a café, thinking that after all -- despite the difficulties and fears and insecurities -- my life as a 20-something is not too bad. The problem is, things don't usually go the way we hope. And to work in a café, at least for me, means that I can never find the concentration I need to write good enough.

EU Antitrust Action Today Is Just the Beginning of Google's Troubles in Europe

Nathan Newman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

The announcement today that the European Competition Commissioner has launched an official antitrust action against Google promises to be just the first step in a likely escalation of actions against Google and other big-data platforms increasingly dominating the online -- and, increasingly, the offline -- economic landscape.

There Is No Formula or Timetable for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

So in the absence of a clear formula or a defined timetable, and in the face of all this uncertainty and unpredictability, what can you do to keep yourself committed to your goals? Here are a few ideas.

Just Saying...

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.07.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Congressional Art Competition Could Be Unique Effort

John M. Eger | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
John M. Eger

Last week I picked up a copy of the "La Jolla News", a local weekly publication to learn that "Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla (Coronado and Poway) has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students."

Unleash Competitiveness Against the Drought

George Yang | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics
George Yang

Desalination is expensive. It requires a lot of electricity. It takes up valuable coastal land. It may require costly environmental remediation in order to protect marine species. It cost energy and money to pump water up hill to end users.

Fear the Underdog

Joe De Sena | Posted 05.30.2015 | Sports
Joe De Sena

Tis the season of the bracket buster, the upset story, the Cinderella team. Tis the season when we turn on the TV rooting for no one and, in the final seconds, find ourselves shouting for a team we know nearly nothing about.

The Most Important Lesson From College? Learning How to Take Care of Yourself

Nora Turriago | Posted 05.25.2015 | College
Nora Turriago

Taking care of oneself is a learned act that requires purpose and patience. As a college student, I have had to develop tactics to successfully navigate being in a stressful environment. Ultimately, I've learned that taking care of yourself and listening to what your body needs is rule number one.

In Defense of Football

John Malik | Posted 05.24.2015 | Sports
John Malik

Yes, contact sports are dangerous. Competitive soccer, volleyball, swimming, gymnastics, baseball, etc. are not without risk. But stop and think about the risk of your kid not getting to participate in a team sport.

SORKIN: Airline Industry 'Increasingly Looking Like An Uncompetitive Oligopoly'

The New York Times | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business

Far from “hypercompetitive,” the airline industry is increasingly looking like an uncompetitive oligopoly....

What's Wrong with this Picture?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

The University of North Georgia says it was an "isolated case of poor judgment." Well, maybe they honestly think that it was -- or suddenly realized they should stop letting partially blind Uncle Bubba pick out the catalog pictures.

The Google Staff Report: March Madness Not Worth Watching

David Balto | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
David Balto

The accidental release of the FTC's unredacted staff report on the Google investigation has caused quite a stir. However, what initially seems like The Sound and the Fury is actually just a tempest in a teapot.

15 Years of FTC Failure to Factor Privacy Into Merger Reviews

Nathan Newman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

In many cases, companies that previously built their businesses on promises not to collect or share personal data then were absorbed by companies without such commitments, betraying the trust users had placed in the original companies.

She Is Not Your Competition

Francesca Hogi | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

If you're romantically interested in men, viewing other women as your competition not only feels really crappy, it will only hurt you in your relationships with men or in your journey to find love.

The Competitive Blueprint of a Woman

Alison Chrun | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Alison Chrun

Well, now I look in the mirror and ask the hard questions. I separate the important from the unimportant; the real from the fake; the benefit of the doubt from the judgments, the love from the darkness. And I make a choice.

Hey College Students, Being Smart Is Okay

Mark Martinez | Posted 05.06.2015 | College
Mark Martinez

Don't feel guilty for having your hard work pay off. Don't feel guilty for not wasting your time and money. Don't feel guilty for realizing your potential and most of all never feel guilty for achieving the goals you set for yourself.

Are We All Talking About the Same Thing?

Patricia Morizio | Posted 05.03.2015 | Business
Patricia Morizio

The Internet is not black and white, and it is most certainly not sacred. We seem to have merely added more complexity to its already nuanced nature.