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How to Talk to a Resistant Husband

Despite the entrance of women into the workforce, men and women today still live in a world in which the demands of balancing parenting and work, autonomy and commitment, and time and money are left largely unresolved. Here are a few recent stats: Overall, women now do a little less housework and childcare, and men do …

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If I Cheat, Will I Be Forgiven?

We may never know how many men or women “cheat” on their spouses, largely because on questionnaires people do not always tell the truth about such matters. Cheating was defined by McAllister and colleagues as “a general term for extradyadic romantic or sexual behavior that violates expectations in a committed romantic relationship.” The key word …

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How Your Mindset Determines Your Focus

Most people consider the problem of focus to be a technical one. For them, it’s a matter of eliminating distractions, setting goals, following a schedule, or becoming more organized. There is a lot to be said for these practical solutions.  If they increase our productivity, doesn’t that mean they increase our focus? A DEAD END …

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3 Unexpected Things You Can Do to Be Happier at Work

It’s probably not a surprise to you that happiness leads to success in nearly every domain of your life, including health, friendship, community involvement, creativity and, specifically, your job, career and business.[1]  Happy workers have higher levels of productivity, produce higher sales, perform better in leadership positions, and receive higher performance ratings and higher pay. …

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Happiness can emerge from even a short amount of exercise

If you were to comb through the research, you would confirm – to support happiness, work out. We now know, event people who work out for 10 minutes once a week are happier. And pick whatever you like – it doesn’t matter. A number of past studies have noted that physically active people have much …

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Building Trust through Generosity

Love – what we can learn from science and math Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. Corinthians 9:6-8 But …

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