Articles on Prevention
Laughter-The Best Medicine!
In the 1960s, Norman Cousins, the then editor of the Saturday Review
discharged himself from hospital, locked himself in a hotel room, and
proceeded to watch Marx Brothers movies and Candid Camera episodes...
Pamper Yourself - You're Worth
Feeling run down? Feeling unappreciated? Feeling depressed? Feeling
anxious? Sounds like it's time you booked yourself in for a well-earned
tune-up... (Read more)
The Myth of the Perfect Woman
Whether we are aware of it or not, we are constantly under pressure
to be somebody else. Open any women's magazine and we are bombarded
right from the very first page... (Read
Are you an Enabler?
Do you have a friend who is hopeless at budgeting and you're constantly
lending her ten dollars here and twenty dollars there? Do you have a
spouse with an alcohol problem and you phone his or her boss to call
in sick instead of making them do it themselves? (Read
Do you believe you have little in common with a heroin-addicted mother
of three? Or perhaps a professor of 19th century French literature from
a prestigious Ivy League university? Or maybe you feel you are the exact
opposite of your overbearing in-laws. Well, think again... (Read
your best friend?
When someone asks you this question, how do you usually answer? Do you
mentally run through a list of friends deciding which one is really
your favorite? Or perhaps you would answer immediately that your best
friend is your spouse or partner... (Read
Be your own
In "Who's your best friend?", when you were asked to name
your best friend, did you answer with a name other than your own? If
you did, it's no surprise. Most people do not seriously regard themselves
as a friend and will nominate a host of names without once considering
themselves to be a friend... (Read
have a toxic friend?
As the saying goes, we can't choose our family, but we can choose our
friends. But what if we have chosen a toxic friend? One that seems like
a friend, but is subtly undermining us on a regular basis... (Read
Be a Goose: It's Good
for your Mental Health!
Ever been told you're a real goose? Well, from now on you can take it
as a compliment instead of an insult. Read the following story about
the life habits of geese and discover that, like most animals in nature,
they are definitely one up on us humans.. (Read
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