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You Can’t Handle the Truth: How Confirmation Bias Distorts Your Opinions

One of the many cognitive biases that afflict humans, confirmation bias refers to our tendency to search for and favor information that confirms our beliefs while simultaneously ignoring or devaluing information that contradicts our beliefs.

An Open Letter to Mothers and Caregivers Everywhere

If you are struggling with your weight or want to prevent obesity in your family, or aren’t concerned about weight issues but want to eat and move better and find time for self-care, we’ve got ideas for you. Your family does not have to be a statistic.

This Time Will Be Different: How to Finally Succeed at Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. After the busy holiday season passes, you are left with extra fatigue, extra debt, a few extra pounds – and extra time to spend ruminating on the last year and what you could have done differently. Which, of course, inspires you to create a list of New Year’s resolutions. Here’s how to make them stick this time around.

Feeling Like a Fraud? How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

Despite external evidence of their competence, those exhibiting the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving others into thinking they are more intelligent and competent than they believe themselves to be.

The Real Reasons You Procrastinate and How to Stop

While all of us procrastinate on occasion (who wouldn’t prefer surfing the internet to washing the dishes?), some of us take it to a level that is, well, destructive. Chronic procrastination can hold us back at school, at work, and at home. It can prevent us from fulfilling our potential, and from fully enjoying life.

11 (More) Weight Loss Myths That Are Keeping You Overweight

Chances are, you believe many things about weight loss that simply aren’t true. Let’s take a look at some common weight loss myths.

Five Powerful Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Habits and Reach Your Goals

Here are five tools you can use to change your perspective and increase your chances of reaching your goals.

Stoicism: How This Ancient Philosophy Can Empower You to Improve Your Health and Your Life

There is an ancient philosophy that can help you find the strength and stamina to gracefully handle the challenges of everyday life, improve your health, and experience true happiness.

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