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Quiet Guide to Small Biz Success

Is it time for you to run your own business? If you're an introvert, you may be depleted from the open office environment that has long been in vogue. Why not create your own enterprise, complete with your own workspace, hours, and a mission that so excites you that you can't wait to get to work each day?

Catching More Colds at Work? Blame the Economy

By Linda Wasmer Andrews on November 19, 2011 in Minding the Body
Are more of your coworkers showing up for work with contagious sniffles and sneezes? A tight job market could be to blame.

4 Reasons to Have or to Avoid the Relationship Talk

By Rita Watson MPH on November 19, 2011 in With Love and Gratitude
If you must have the talk, set the stage gently and do not try to ambush your guy just before walking into a party. Perhaps, instead of having the talk, just ask him first if he has given any thought to the relationship. Chances are that he will say, “No.” So drop it. Then revisit again if you feel it is necessary.

I Hope This Doesn't Happen to Me When I Die

By Donna Barstow on November 19, 2011 in Ink Blots Cartoons
This could be called either a phobia, or a control issue. But be afraid, be very afraid...

I'm No Longer Attracted to You

By Hank Davis on November 19, 2011 in Caveman Logic
Nobody said love was fair. Nobody said attraction was rational or consistent. But are they both too much to ask?

Is Death an Illusion? Evidence Suggests Death Isn’t the End

By Robert Lanza M.D. on November 19, 2011 in Biocentrism
Life is an adventure that transcends our ordinary linear way of thinking.

Sexual Regret and Jealousy

By Nathan A Heflick Ph.D. on November 19, 2011 in The Big Questions
When do we regret sex? When does it make us jealous? The answer depends largely on whether you are male or female.

Don't Let Life's Hassles Get You Down

We tend to think that the major personal and catastrophic situations in our lives cause the most stress. However, chronic background hassles can cause almost as much everyday stress, if not more—especially during the busy holiday season. See which of life's 15 most common hassles are getting to you.

World Toilet Day

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on November 19, 2011 in Am I Right?
Sometimes it is the smallest things that matter the most.

Mind the Gap!

By Peter Corning Ph.D. on November 19, 2011 in The Fair Society
There are two radically different narratives in our political rhetoric these days but only one reality in our disgraceful national statistics. It’s time for our politicians to “Mind the Gap.”

Why Don't Teens Date Anymore?

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on November 19, 2011 in The Teen Doctor
What to do about the teen trend away from dating

Leo Averbach: Diagnosing Malignant Divorce

By Mark Banschick M.D. on November 19, 2011 in The Intelligent Divorce
Today we have a guest blog by Leo Averbach, writer and divorcee, to continue our discussion on the malignant divorce. Please read and comment with your own experience.

It's Good, It's Bad, It's Everywhere

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on November 19, 2011 in Am I Right?
No one way to ethics answers all the problems raised by social living

Work, Friendship and Kids: What a Toxic Mess...

By Irene S Levine Ph.D. on November 18, 2011 in The Friendship Doctor
Hi Irene,

I work for a business that represents some former friends. They have a nine-year-old daughter who was a BFF with our nine-year-old daughter. Over the summer, the friends offered to care for our daughter one day a week while I was at work. It all started out almost too well, with tons of energy and generosity.

Do You Have an Extreme Job?

Are you living the American dream on steroids? Answer these ten questions to determine if you have an extreme job, and more importantly what you should do about it.

Protecting Our Children from Predators

By Kathryn Seifert on November 18, 2011 in Stop The Cycle
Sexual predators are not often strangers. They are people known to the child and family and they have often groomed parents and children to trust them. How do we protect our children from the deceivers that are next door and in the school or church? How do we know who can be trusted?

*Ten Tips for Staying in a Borderline Relationship

By Randi Kreger on November 18, 2011 in Stop Walking on Eggshells
Many people want to remain connected to their borderline family member. Here are 10 hints you'll want to keep in mind to stay balanced.

Insider Interview with Ph.D. Admissions Committee Chair

By Laura E. Buffardi Ph.D. on November 18, 2011 in Grad School Guru
A *must read* for those applying to Ph.D. programs

Get Even By Getting Even Happier

Darren was furious. Claudia too couldn't understand why her new husband Darren's family hadn't invited them to their recent dinner party. Worse, her in-laws had tried to keep the party a secret from them. Darren was so upset, he couldn't stop talking about it. It would ruin his Christmas. How could they get even?

1Q84: Living in a World With Two Moons

By Judith Eve Lipton M.D. on November 18, 2011 in Pura Vida
Why not read a magnificent novel about ordinary people in Japan, 1984, who suddenly enter a parallel universe where there are two moons, Little People with enormous powers, and magical encounters? A love story, and a horror story.

In Search of Ancient ETs?

By John W. Hoopes Ph.D. on November 18, 2011 in Reality Check
Did the Pilgrims come from another galaxy?