Missing Out on Opportunities

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky, retired Canadian-born professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey player who played for four teams in 20 seasons, nicknamed “The Great One,” and often called “the greatest hockey player ever” (born 1961) Nothing ventured, nothing gained. We’ve heard that adage more than…

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Internet Addiction

It is often difficult to get a designation of and recognition for new addictions. The psychiatry and therapy communities as well as the wider public can be slow to admit to the reality of certain problems. However, it is tough to ignore the fact that people can become obsessed with and even addicted to the…

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The Fight Against Eating Disorders: Factors That Promote a Positive Body Image in Women

For women surrounded by images of Victoria Secret models and Sports Illustrated swimsuit goddesses, the pressure to not feel okay about your own physical appearance is intense. And, in case we think the whole body image issue is being over-analyzed, consider British superstar singer Adele who recently out-sold Michael Jackson’s prior record sales mark. The…

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