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What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life? I recently posted about five of my must-read books.

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Sugar is eight times as Addictive as Cocaine—How to Break the Cycle.  Editor’s Note: This website is not designed to, and should not be construed to, provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion or treatment to you or any other individual, and is not intended as a substitute for medical or professional care and treatment.

Sugar is eight times as Addictive as Cocaine—How to Break the Cycle. 

For serious. The Big Food Lie that Made Us Fat and Sick: For decades, we aimed at the wrong target. Well-intentioned critics argued that fat makes you fat (duh!) , so eating low-fat and fat-free foods logically seemed the pathway to become lean and healthy. File this under the “catastrophically wrong, total miss” category. You see, as low-fat fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt and fat-free cookie sales escalated, so did our waistlines. Even in the midst of this fat-free frenzy, manufacturers faced one problem: When you remove the fat, you also remove flavor. To remedy the flavorless problem, they added more sugar into these foods, especially as high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). We’ve also become sugar addicts. Eat real food. Fuck Yes or No. Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?

Fuck Yes or No

There’s a grey area in dating many people get hung up on — a grey area where feelings are ambiguous or one person has stronger feelings than the other. This grey area causes real, tangible issues. As a man, a huge question is often whether to be persistent and continue pursuing a woman even when she seems lukewarm or hot/cold on your advances. For women, a common question is what to do with men who make their feelings ambiguous. The Self in Self-Help. In The Age of Anxiety, W.H.

The Self in Self-Help

An Essay Worth Sharing: Joan Didion’s ‘On Self Respect’ Not long ago I was at Border’s, looking through the store’s Joan Didion selection.

An Essay Worth Sharing: Joan Didion’s ‘On Self Respect’

She’s one of my favorite authors, so I naturally gravitate toward her books. As I opened Didion’s “Slouching Toward Bethlehem,” I re-read her “On Self Respect” essay. To read a beautifully-written essay about what self respect means is for me a powerful representation of how writing can help make us feel less alone in the struggles we face. I recently gave my copy of “Slouching Toward Bethlehem” to a friend and typed out “On Self Respect” before doing so.

Typing out the essay was an interesting way to interact with the piece. Once, in a dry season, I wrote in large letters across two pages of a notebook that innocence ends when one is stripped of the delusion that one likes oneself. Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy. Say hi to Lucy.

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A GYPSY is a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks they are the main character of a very special story. 99U - It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen. 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy. Without realising it, many of our thought habits get in the way of our happiness and cause us to get stuck into negative patterns of thinking.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

Below we will look at 13 ways we can rewire our thoughts and minds into allowing ourselves to feel the happiness that we deserve, freeing us to live, love and be happy. We will look at how we can liberate ourselves from those thoughts and mental habits that hold us back and hold us down, we will look forward to a better, happier and more positive new us. Follow this advice and not only will you feel better but those around you will too, after all, only a lit candle can light other candles. 1. Let go of your complaining Throughout the day we could potentially find countless things to complain about, the weather, the traffic, the service we got at a restaurant but how does this constant whinging make things any better for us? “Tell the negativity committee that meets inside your head to sit down and shut up.”

How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps. The covers of most men's and women's magazines have similar headlines: "Get Great Abs" and "Have Amazing Sex.

How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps

" From the looks of it, these two issues have been recycled over and over (with some other stereotypically gender-relevant articles thrown in) on every Men's Health, Maxim, Cosmopolitan and Glamour cover since the dawn of time. In fact, I'd bet that if we could get a better translation of cave drawings, they would read something like "Grok get flat belly.