Reversing the focus on obesity

I adore this article and set of photos. Hayley has successfully captured the ignorance and arrogance of society that keeps women hating their own bodies. I have many pregnant and postnatal clients upset with their size, yet if we lived 200 years ago, or even if we were Eskimo’s we would be proud of our extra weight. People in countries
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Doing Too Much For Kids: 7 Signs You’re Overparenting

Source: Circle of Moms. Written by Patricia-Anne Tom Can you be “too good” of a parent? Circle of Moms member Katherine W. says she’s worried she has been overparenting or pampering her kids. “I tried to do the very best I could,” she relays, “taking them to parks and interesting places every weekend, reading to them, working in their classrooms
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The myth of the eight-hour sleep

Source: BBC World Service By Stephanie Hegarty February 22nd, 2012 We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night – but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural. In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which
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Poor sleep can leave romantic partners feeling unappreciated

Source: UC Berkley News Centre, byYasmin Anwar, Media Relations | January 19, 2013 Spouses and other romantic partners often complain about feeling unappreciated, and a new study from UC Berkeley suggests poor sleep may play a hidden role. A study looking into how sleep habits impact gratitude found that sleep deprivation can leave couples “too tired to say thanks” and
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Could scientists peek into your dreams?

Source: News Desk Monday, April 08, 2013. From Print Edition Talk about mind reading. Researchers have discovered a potential way to decode your dreams, predicting the content of the visual imagery you’ve experienced on the basis of neural activity recorded during sleep. Visual experiences you have when dreaming are detectable by the same type of brain activity that occurs when
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