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A Performance Review for your Marriage?

The Wall Street journal asks Gay and Katie how a performance review may be good for your marriage
An article from the Wall Street journal offers a formal evaluation can help a couple set goals, affirm what works and avoid …

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The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.

Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.

Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in …

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Amy Schumer

Who Says Funny Women Aren’t Sexy?

“A man can laugh a woman into bed, but funny females aren’t attractive.”

At least that’s what the Daily Mail made of a provocative new study on the role of humor in romantic attraction.

The University of Kansas study, which …

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Whisperer

Empowering Kids: Awesome Superheroes Give You the Power

“He really believes he is the Whisperer,” Lisa Sun says of her son, Benjamin. The seven-year-old used to be afraid to speak up. Now, “he is much braver and compassionate”, she says, adding that he “insists on helping with housework”.…

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Parenting

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research suggests

Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to an interdisciplinary body of research presented recently at a symposium at the University of Notre Dame.

“Life outcomes for American youth …

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Kelly Roberts

This Woman Had The Perfect (And Most Compassionate) Response To Fat Shaming

By now, nearly everyone has seen or heard of comedian Nicole Arbour’s “funny” video “Dear Fat People”. The internet gives everyone a platform to say whatever the hell they want, because most people aren’t ever going to see it. But …

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She

‘She’ Is Not Welcome on Campus

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville drew widespread derision last week for publishing a pronoun usage guide that asked students and professors to add the gender-neutral descriptors ze/zir/zirs and xe/xem/xyrs to their vocabularies. Conservatives accused the university of encouraging political …

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Cottages

Cottages For Homeless People In Dallas Will Save Taxpayers About $1.3 Million

Dallas seems to have taken a cue from its neighbors in Houston on how to effectively tackle, and put an end to, chronic homelessness.

Starting November, 50 chronically homeless individuals in Dallas will each move into their own cottages in …

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Tootsie

Dustin Hoffman breaks down crying explaining something that every woman sadly already experienced

Back in the day, for those of you younger folk, Dustin Hoffman made a movie called “Tootsie.” It was a hilarious and touching movie about an actor who can’t get a gig, decides to become a woman to see if …

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Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller’s Brilliant Metaphor for the Greatest Key to Transformation and Growth

“What you do with yourself, just the little things you do yourself, these are the things that count.”

“The only transformation that interests me is a total transformation—however minute,” Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. It’s a sentiment both paradoxical …

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