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Do Certain Food Ingredients Cause Addiction?

Do Certain Food Ingredients Cause Addiction?

The New York Times Magazine feature article, ‘I Feel So Sorry for the Public,’ Michael Moss shares his four years of research on how the food industry ‘gets people hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive.’ As you go about your shopping in the grocery aisles, you are entering what could be considered the result of very careful laboratory and marketing studies designed to get you to shop and eat in a very certain way.

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April fools!

April Fools! 7 Signs Your Guy Is Not 'The One'

Now you're an adult, and you certainly don't want to be made a fool of. Yet, as you start to get involved with someone, it's a real possibility that the person you're seeing is really not the person with whom you're meant to spend the rest of your life.

Does Size REALLY Matter?

Does Size REALLY Matter?

This is a popular question which has men’s ears burning; especially if you are concerned about the size of your manhood, compared to other men. If you take a random survey of 100 women asking them if size REALLY matters, you’d probably get a different result every time. Size definitely matters to some women, and for various reasons. But for others, they would agree with the phrase “It’s not the size of the ship, it’s the motion of the ocean.”

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Rushing him down the aisle will only make him run.

Don't Blow It! 3 Ways To Make Him Stay

So, you've finally met a guy who is husband material, marriage-minded and wants to make a commitment to you. Wow. Now that you have this unpolished gemstone in your hand, you can either bring out the brilliance, or you can seriously waste the opportunity.

Where Did The Passion Go?

Where Did The Passion Go?

Patti asked the following question in one of my webinars on sexuality: I am now going out with the man of my dreams. I have wanted to be in relationship with him for so long. We used to be friends and I would be so excited to see him. Yet now that we are in a relationship (5 months), I am quietly happy, but the level of excitement I used to have seems to have disappeared.

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38.8% of married men divorce between the ages of 20 and 24.

Are Divorced Men Capable Of Commitment?

Are you a woman who wants to be in a committed relationship or married? If so, and you're only considering men who have never been married, you may be limiting your options.

Fire It Up!

Fire It Up!

  Wishing for that perfect pill that will, without fail or side effects, increase your energy, focus, attention, and memory?  There are many marketed formulas from Rockstar and 5-hour energy drinks, to expensive prescriptions, over the counter medications and supplements.  Some have negative side effects from the high amounts of caffeine or sugar.  Others simply lead to a crash a few hours later.   Few have any research supporting their claims.

Warning Signs For Online Daters

Warning Signs For Online Daters

Here's a few tips to consider when dating online: •Avoid sharing your real name, email address, place of work, address, phone number or other identifying information while you are emailing or chatting until you are completely comfortable. •Trust your instincts and immediately stop communicating with anyone who makes you feel uncomfortable or apprehensive.

Blessings Come in Many Forms

Blessings Come in Many Forms

After attending an event in San Francisco on my birthday(February 23), I decided to take BART home. When I arrived on the train, I noticed there were no seats available. I found myself getting angry and complaining to myself about the situation. Moments later, I noticed a man with cerebral palsy enter the train. He was struggling with some packages in his hands and one of them tore, and fell on the floor.

How Can Conflict Increase Self-Esteem

How Can Conflict Increase Self-Esteem

How can conflict increase self-esteem? The very moment you are in contact with another person, there is the potential for conflict. However, it isn't conflict that causes stress; it's how conflict is handled. If you do not avoid conflict and instead deal with it, you will not only eliminate many of life's stresses, you will also feel more relaxed and confident.