Which Child is Most Like You?

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Author’s Note: A child’s personality is an emerging, complex structure formed from the interaction between her temperament (inborn characteristics) and the environment in which she develops. That environment, in turn, depends on myriad factors, including her parents’ personalities, their life challenges and opportunities, and their internal and external resources. A…

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Holding Hands: It Doesn’t Just Feel Good

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What happens when you hold hands? It depends on the quality of your relationship. One reason people in close, loving relationships are healthier and live longer than others is revealed by brain studies on the effects of close connection. Looking into the brain of a happily married woman faced with…

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It’s Not About the Nail

“Don’t try to fix it. I just need you to listen.” Every man has heard these words. And they are the law of the land. No matter what. – Jason Headley, 2013 If you are a fan of social media, you’ve probably seen Jason Headley’s hilariously funny Web Short, “It’s…

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