Confessions of a Self-Hating Motivational Speaker

Confessions of a Self-Hating Motivational Speaker

In one set of studies, 30 minutes of thought-provoking content from University of Texas researchers transformed high-risk adolescents into high-performing students—without changing a single thing about the way their parents parented or their teachers taught.

Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health

Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health

A new study suggests the number of push-ups a middle-aged man can perform might be an indication of his overall heart health. The men's push-up capacity was measured at the study's start, and participants also underwent a treadmill test to check their aerobic capacity.

Is Charisma a Gift—Or Can It Be Trained?

Is Charisma a Gift—Or Can It Be Trained?

Whereas some people may have an innate ability to be more charismatic, Antonakis views charisma as “an emotional, symbolic and value-based leader signaling.” When we first meet others, we rely on these signals to communicate our competence and confidence and to close the gap in our understanding of each other.

Ali Fedotowsky Considering Adoption for Baby No. 3

Ali Fedotowsky Considering Adoption for Baby No. 3

“One thing we’ve talked about recently, and this is very early stages of discussing, is maybe adopting,” the former Bachelorette star, 34, tells Us Weekly exclusively. Like, we are done,” she said at the time.

If Grieving Parents Can’t “Move On,” Are They Doomed?

If Grieving Parents Can’t “Move On,” Are They Doomed?

The explored how modern medicine and our snap-out-of-it culture makes us think that grieving parents would suffer less if they “moved on” after their baby dies.

Don’t Let “Mom Guilt” Make You a Worse Parent

Don’t Let “Mom Guilt” Make You a Worse Parent

But if guilt is your primary emotion, overriding feelings of pride, affection, and empathy, it can negatively impact your parenting. Let’s do our part as mothers and allies to cast off the guilt and help moms parent with love, pride, and confidence.

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Kids Helped Her Celebrate 40th Birthday

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Kids Helped Her Celebrate 40th Birthday

Jennifer Love Hewitt ’s kids helped the actress ring in her 40th birthday in a super sweet way. They had help from a beautiful bday fairy @theshavs and I am super grateful.” In the photo, Hewitt showed off a two-tier cake covered in chocolate frosting, rainbow sprinkles and candles.

Video of mother recognizing her daughter shows 'dementia can be beautiful'

Video of mother recognizing her daughter shows 'dementia can be beautiful'

It’s a simple conversation shared between a woman and her mother, who is battling dementia and struggling to remember her daughter. That's when Grant asked her mother: “Where’s MJ?” Clearly puzzled, her mother responds by saying she doesn’t remember the last time she saw her.

This $15 aromatherapy spray transformed my nighttime routine

This $15 aromatherapy spray transformed my nighttime routine

Then, a friend suggested I try aromatherapy — specifically, misting my pillows and sheets with a lavender and chamomile spray before climbing into bed.

Pregnant Jessa Duggar Grieves Lauren Swanson's Miscarriage

Pregnant Jessa Duggar Grieves Lauren Swanson's Miscarriage

If you’ve lost a child, know this— YOU ARE A MAMA, and you will never cease to think about and cherish the life you carried… **swipe left to read more** A post shared by Jessa Seewald (@jessaseewald) on Feb 21, 2019 at 11:42am PST Duggar added: “My heart aches for them.

Celebrity moms show what life postpartum is really like from Beyonce to Hilary Duff

Celebrity moms show what life postpartum is really like from Beyonce to Hilary Duff

Celebrity moms show what life postpartum is really like from Beyonce to Hilary Duff Rasha Ali, USA TODAY Published 2:08 p.m. ET Feb. 21, 2019 Chrissy Teigen shares that she still has some insecurities over her post-baby body.

Cyberbullying: How Social Connectedness May Help Victims

Cyberbullying: How Social Connectedness May Help Victims

A 2018 PEW survey, Teens’ Social Media Habits and Experiences , shares the majority of teens (81 percent) feel more connected to their friends because of social media and 68 percent feel as if they have people that will support them if they are going through a difficult time.

When Men Attack: Why (and Which) Men Sexually Assault Women

When Men Attack: Why (and Which) Men Sexually Assault Women

Thus for example, nations that allow the legacy of men’s biological strength advantage to guide their social order have high levels of both gender inequality and sexual violence against women.

'My husband got a vasectomy without telling me'

'My husband got a vasectomy without telling me'

"We had four babies in five years" Brisbane mum Jodie Miller found herself in this predicament, but her husband secretly made the decision for her when he snuck off to the vasectomy clinic without telling her.

I learnt an important lesson when the man in ALDI saw my boob

I learnt an important lesson when the man in ALDI saw my boob

"I avoided eye contact with other shoppers, particularly with the middle-aged man who happened to need the same tub of Greek yoghurt at the exact moment I bent over to grab mine." I spent Sunday afternoon wandering the aisles of the supermarket with my six-week-old snuggled closely to my chest.

To the woman who mum-shamed me in a deli

To the woman who mum-shamed me in a deli

I politely told her that we, as a family, don’t like that word and walked away. She has belittled me in front of other customers, staff and my own kids who now wonder why they too can’t say ‘God’ and other things we, as their parents, don’t approve of.

A Secret to Digital—and Non-Digital—Parenting

A Secret to Digital—and Non-Digital—Parenting

Based on my own research with educational technology and experience as a parent, I find that a simple analogy fits the bill: With respect to children, think of digital devices as buffet dinners.

Birde media player: The new device offering safe and educational screen-time

Birde media player: The new device offering safe and educational screen-time

News Corp National Technology Editor Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson says while parents may want to see kids spending more time with books, screen time can also help to improve literacy.

6 Ways People Deny a Drug or Alcohol Problem

6 Ways People Deny a Drug or Alcohol Problem

Many people who have struggled with alcohol or drugs or behaviors such as gambling often say they had a voice inside them whispering, “I have a problem.” The voice may get louder after a particularly epic blowout.

People share the most embarrassing things their parents have done

People share the most embarrassing things their parents have done

Yup you guessed it, my mother called the number and told the girl I needed to focus on education and didn't have time for girls." "MASSIVE fake tits" One person told about her mother who took the making of a Halloween costume a little too seriously: "When I was eight (yes, EIGHT years old) I was OBSESSED with the new Charlie's Angels movie with Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore.

Rethinking How We Heal from Anxiety and Depression

Rethinking How We Heal from Anxiety and Depression

There are many ways to create a pause in your life, such as blocking off non-work hours, attending religious services, setting aside time to focus exclusively on the people you're with, reading scriptures or other meaningful texts, or practicing mind-body activities like yoga or tai chi.

Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola Meets Deena Nicole Cortese's Baby

Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola Meets Deena Nicole Cortese's Baby

Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola introduced herself to her former Jersey Shore costar Deena Nicole Cortese ’s son for the first time.

Jessica Simpson Tells Kids to ‘Stop Growing’ Before Baby’s Arrival

Jessica Simpson Tells Kids to ‘Stop Growing’ Before Baby’s Arrival

Jessica Simpson is nearing the end of her third pregnancy, but she wants her two eldest children, 6-year-old Maxwell and 5-year-old Ace, to stay young. Her younger sister Ashlee Simpson revealed exclusively to Us Weekly earlier this month that she’s so proud of her sister for being this open about her pregnancy struggles.

Andy Cohen Dad-Shamed for Letting Dog Sniff Newborn Baby’s Face

Andy Cohen Dad-Shamed for Letting Dog Sniff Newborn Baby’s Face

Andy Cohen was dad-shamed for the second time this week for letting his dog, Wacha, sniff his newborn baby’s face in a new pic. Don’t [let] the dog that close to the baby’s face like that.

'On the other side of the world, we found three angels who needed us'

'On the other side of the world, we found three angels who needed us'

When Anna looked at the sea of beautiful faces at Forever Angels baby home in Tanzania, her heart skipped a beat. Jackson is 12, Jabari is 10, the same age as Jemima, twins Shay and Charlie are nine, and our newest addition is four-year-old Max. Picture: supplied.

Mum shares her tips for a perfect laundry makeover

Mum shares her tips for a perfect laundry makeover

A system that takes the pressure off I realised that it would be so much easier to have all the clean clothing belonging to one person in their own basket and to just do one room at a time.

The Dynamics of Conflict Between Parent and Child

The Dynamics of Conflict Between Parent and Child

Excerpt from Chapter 1: The 3 Foundations of LSCI Source: LSCI Institute Foundation 3: THE CONFLICT CYCLE To get a rich understanding of the Conflict Cycle, we will begin by considering how adults and children typically perceive, think, feel, and behave in response to stressful events and problem situations.

Campus Check-In: Mental Health Treatment Expands to Apps

Campus Check-In: Mental Health Treatment Expands to Apps

Certainly, a plethora of barriers to seeking mental health care exist, including students thinking their symptoms are normal or that care won’t be effective, as well as time constraints, continued stigma, cost of treatment, and a desire to handle problems privately.

Catelynn Lowell Is 'Beyond Anxious' 38 Weeks Into Pregnancy

Catelynn Lowell Is 'Beyond Anxious' 38 Weeks Into Pregnancy

Catelynn Lowell is nearing the end of her pregnancy, and the Teen Mom OG star is more than ready to meet her third baby girl.

Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively Catch Up During Daughters’ Playdates

Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively Catch Up During Daughters’ Playdates

Amber Tamblyn and Blake Lively both have young daughters, and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants costars reunite for playdates with their baby girls.

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