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Why Empathy Is Both the Hero and the Villain in a Relationship

Most people wouldn’t think that empathy has a downside or limits, but in our relationships it’s not always a positive tool. It’s something that can be depleted, leaving our emotional tanks empty for other family members. Empathy is just one ingredient in the recipe for deep connections with our intimate partners. We have to look past this tool and understand its negative effects if we really want to create lasting connections. First, some definitions are in order. What Exactly Is Empathy Empathy is our ability to put ourselves in the…

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This Professor Shows What It Means To Be A Teacher – Both In Life And Death

What does being a teacher entail? Prodding students around? Assigning detentions? Giving an endless amount of homework? Perhaps that is what most students would think. Yet, in this short video, we can see how teachers are guides and inspirations. Revolving around a professor of medical studies throughout life, the story hints to us the importance of teachers in our lives. “I don’t have parents! Even if I graduated, no one would be proud of me!” “I would be proud of you!” The professor yelled. Nop was studying to become a…

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Why Cabbage Is Both Good And Bad For Your Stomach

Though commonly eaten as a vegetable, cabbage has many medicinal properties. Here are some of the good and the bad effects of cabbage on your stomach: The Good: Cabbages can be Used to Treat the Lack of Stomach Acid If your body is lacking in stomach acid, it can lead to heartburn, GERD, or acid reflux. Cabbages can help you reduce your discomfort as they strongly stimulate acid production in the stomach. Drinking cabbage juice or fermented cabbage juice from sauerkraut before eating improves your digestion. Cabbage can Help Reduce Stomach Pain and…

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Personal Authenticity – It Cuts Both Ways

In my previous article, Will The Real You Please Stand Up, I looked at the importance in developing personal success and personal authenticity. This is grounded in accepting yourself as you are. More than that, it’s all about liking yourself as you are. Authenticity is critical to trust, trust is the cornerstone of influence, and influence is the foundation of success. This relationship is widely recognized, but not so well understood. Which is a shame, because most of us don’t realize that we all of us possess, right now, the essential…

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Science Says A Hot Bath Can Boost Both Your Mental And Physical Health

What’s not to love about a hot bath? A warm bath is one of the best ways to relax after a long day. Any activity that soothes you on a regular basis will have a beneficial effect on your mental health, and hot baths are no exception. However, research has also demonstrated that hot baths can have a positive effect on your physical health too. Read on to discover how they can encourage your body to burn calories, balance your blood sugar, improve insulin sensitivity, and detoxify itself. Stay in…

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