Monthly Archives: January 2013

Self Talk

Near the end of last year I was talking with a friend of mine Adam who’s gotten quite into his running. To cut a long story short, this inspired me. Since stopping my gym membership to do home workouts and … Continue reading

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Botox may reduce depression?

Treating those frown lines could lift a depressed person’s mood If Eric Finzi is right, we should all take the expression “put on a happy face” more seriously. Finzi, a dermatologist in Chevy Chase, Md., believes that people with tense … Continue reading

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Body Language Shapes Who You Are; Amy Cuddy

“Our bodies change our minds, our minds change our behaviour and our behaviour changes our outcomes.” Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” … Continue reading

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The Four Agreements

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26 Jan 2013 Expression

What are Obama and Tyra’s expressions? Click on the FACS code’s to code this expression. Post your thoughts in the comments below.

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Most Common Lies Parents Tell Kids

A study published in the International Journal of Psychology found that 84% of parents in the United States and 98% of parents in China lie to their children to make them behave. When lies are told to children it gets … Continue reading

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5 Lying Myths

1) Touching the Face: Not only is body language the least reliable channel of predicting if someone is lying, manipulators and pacifiers are something a lot of people already know about – and therefore – one of the first things a liar … Continue reading

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