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Why You Should Stop Saying Sorry (So Much)

by 2016-11-28
being british i'm generally very good at apologising. it's a stereotype yes, but it's also true, and that's why i'll often find myself apologising out of context. i'm proud of my manners really, and it's a good thing to work on saying sorry when you've genuinely done something wrong – it will make people less likely to hit you in the face apart from anything else – but when it's excessive it can become a bad thing. here we'll look at why that is, and at how you can stop saying so......

Why You Should Stop Saying Sorry (So Much)

by 2016-11-28
being british i'm generally very good at apologising. it's a stereotype yes, but it's also true, and that's why i'll often find myself apologising out of context. i'm proud of my manners really, and it's a good thing to work on saying sorry when you've genuinely done something wrong – it will make people less likely to hit you in the face apart from anything else – but when it's excessive it can become a bad thing. here we'll look at why that is, and at how you can stop saying so......

The Many Benefits of Hugging Your Partner

by 2016-11-28
there are countless books, websites and seminars all written with the aim of helping us to get more from life and to be more happy, successful and healthy. many of us will spend a large amount of money and even more time to follow these 'steps to happiness' or new training routines and will find that we end up no happier or fitter as a result – just a bit more tired and strapped for cash. what makes all this so unfortunate though is the fact that there are so many simple ways you can......

What Does it Mean to Be a Genius?

by 2016-11-28
'genius' is a word that we throw around lightly these days. footballers can be geniuses if they score a great goal, you can proclaim yourself a genius for thinking to bring tissues on a night out and even a great meal can be 'genius' when you're hungry enough. apparently genius doesn't require the ability to think or move... but what does it really mean to be a genius? is it something that's learned or something that you're born with? here we will look in more detail at the definition of g......

Why You Should Sometimes Stand Up While You Work

by 2016-11-28
it's well-known that working at a computer all day isn't particularly good for your health. while it may not present any immediate or obvious danger in the same way that working with a jackhammer might, it can nevertheless gradually wear your body down and lead to a number of health problems from migraines and vision loss, to backache and rsi in your hands. apart from anything else, working in the office involves sitting on your rear all day long which won't exactly burn a lot of calories an......

The Top Causes of Death – And How to Avoid Them

by 2016-11-28
a fear of dying is something that we pretty much all have in common and that motivates a great deal of our actions. no one wants to die and that's why we try to live healthily, to build safe and secure homes and to avoid activities that put us at unnecessary risk. however, very few of us really realise just what we are under the most threat from. most of us will try to avoid guns, knives, snakes, explosions and fights in a bid to stay alive and well, but statistically none of those things ......

Why Does Your Arm Fall Asleep?

by 2016-11-28
if you've ever woken up in the night with a dead arm then you'll know what an unpleasant and sometimes alarming experience it can be. you wake up to find that you have absolutely no sensation and no movement in that limb and the only way you can move it is to pick it up with the other arm. while arms are commonly the victims of this effect though, it can also impact affect our legs, our torsos, our hands and really nothing is safe from the occasional 'sleep'. most of us remember the first ......

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