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Giving Kids a Healthy Message About Their Bodies

by Jenny Hansen Since last summer, I’ve been gathering articles on this topic and, with bikini season upon us, I think it’s time to share them. So many people make resolutions about how they look. Hell, I used to make these resolutions. [...]

5 Everyday Things You Can Do To Prevent Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Awhile back I wrote a post about the 5 important things you need to know about blood clots. The biggest thing? ANYONE can get one. Sedentary professions like office workers or writers are at a higher risk, but anyone can get [...]

Creative Problem Solving: Keep the Cow Out of the Ditch

by Jenny Hansen Harvey Mackay is one of my favorite columnists because he always makes me think about multiple topics. For example, I might go to him for a business lesson and, instead, a family or life lesson. Case in point: one of my co-workers [...]

10 Ways To Know You’re Dealing With a Narcissist

by Jenny Hansen I read a post a while back called How Do We Know If Someone Has Truly Changed that really got my wheels turning. The author asks thought-provoking questions: Can someone truly change? Do you believe in second chances? How many [...]

Time Management Gold: “YES Makes Less”

by Jenny Hansen   This last week, in Why and How Creative People Say No, two of my fave bloggers, Steven Pressfield or Shawn Coyne, referenced a post by Kevin Ashton on creativity. What I loved about this post is the advice can be used [...]

5 Common Vices That Aren’t So Bad

The other day, I read a post on vices that made me feel so much better about some of my “not-so-great” points. I mean usually, I console myself that my husband picks up my slack and helps me look like the “organized, responsible [...]

10 Lifesaving Things To Know About Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Today I’m here to talk about a health concern nearly anyone is at risk for. I received a call from my cousin yesterday and she’s got DVT (that’s deep vein thrombosis) in her right leg. Gah! She’s not [...]

The 10 Most Common Phobias In America

Phobias are a tricky thing. Some of them are sudden (like my fear of heights) and some creep up on you over time (dental appointments…*shudders*). What is a phobia? A phobia is a completely irrational fear. Sufferers know they are behaving [...]

Michael Douglas, and HPV, By The Tweets

by Jenny Hansen I’m not sure how many of you have heard the bruhaha over Michael Douglas’ interview with the Guardian about his throat cancer two years ago. When the Guardian interviewer expressed that his throat cancer was likely [...]

“Better” Has No Finish Line

This Week’s Inspiration: “Better” Has No Finish Line by Jenny Hansen   This “getting back in shape” stuff is killing me. Last week, I shared with you some important lessons Crossfit is teaching me about [...]