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  • Fighting Words

    According to research out of the University of California, Berkeley, married couples that used we, us and our during a rift...

    Becky HolmanDecember 4, 2010
  • How to Be Happy

    According to Gilbert, humans are terrible predictors of what will bring joy.

    Becky HolmanNovember 6, 2010
  • Photo Finish

    People do all kinds of things to get rid of pain and anxiety—from taking drugs to getting acupuncture to working out...

    Becky HolmanOctober 25, 2010
  • You Can Be Happy No Matter What

    After thorough discussion of the five principles—thought, moods, separate realities, feelings and present moment—he delves into how to use them to...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 16, 2010
  • Stacks of Stress

    According to the January ’10 Prevention, kitchens often become dumping grounds for clutter, and that can lead to major stress. According...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 10, 2010
  • Weight Loss or Well-Being?

    Most folks start an exercise program to lose weight. That makes sense because in our nation of abundance it’s easy to...

    Becky HolmanDecember 20, 2009
  • The Mind in Bodybuilding

    Zane has always had a fascination with mental training and how it can take results to a new level, and The...

    Becky HolmanOctober 24, 2009
  • Multitasking = Multimistakes?

    Tasks that require a bit more brain power, however, need focus. Adding even a simple activity to a higher-level task diminishes...

    Becky HolmanAugust 22, 2009
  • Brains and Beer

    Despite television’s reputation as the “idiot box,” you can find some pretty clever stuff floating through the airwaves.

    Becky HolmanJuly 8, 2009
  • Mental Mojo

    Doing things even slightly differently can have good effects on mental acuity.

    Becky HolmanJune 20, 2009
  • Dazed and Infused Solutions

    Brilliant people do it all the time: They let their minds wander into a day-dreamy state to solve a problem.

    Becky HolmanJune 14, 2009
  • Life 101

    In “Why We’re Happy” (Reader’s Digest, July 2008) Arthur C. Brooks lays out a list of happiness predictors. Here’s a quick...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 30, 2008
  • Hardgainers, Get Happy!

    If you’re an ectomorph, a thin, hardgainer type, often frustrated because it’s so hard to add muscle—there’s much to be thankful...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 4, 2008