Eric Allen

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If you are in a relationship, is it okay to snoop around on your partner's phone? A new study shares that looking at your spouse's or boyfriend/girlfriend's phone without their knowledge can often lead to the end of the relationship. Interestingly enough, in some cases, snooping...
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In a recent, informal poll people in their 90’s were asked what were their biggest regrets? Most of their regrets revolved around family and how they wished their relationships with family members or between family members were different. Most people also cited that the happiest...
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One of the biggest lies we often tell ourselves is that “it’s too late” … when we talk about something we wish did or tried. I read about two different men – one is graduating high school at the age of 68; the other is graduating college at the age of 90. I’m sure at some point...
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Have you ever started a sentence with something like, “I’ve never told anyone this before …”? If so, it probably means you have someone in your life you feel like you can confide in. A new report says nearly a quarter of us don’t feel like we have anyone we can share our private...
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Do you procrastinate? I know I do – I was going to ask you this question yesterday. That’s your obligatory procrastination joke. We procrastinate because we want to avoid something that is difficult … or hard … or unpleasant. The core reason is because we are fearful. So we do...
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Sweaty palms ... nerves ... mind going blank ... taking a test can ramp up anxiety in our lives. Whether it was a pop quiz or end-of-the-year final, many of us have experienced some form of test anxiety. Test anxiety often impacts how well we do on that test, too. While I was...
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Back in the 90's woman were given the unique opportunity to channel their inner Cindy Crawford or Christie Brinkley and it was a close as their local mall! Remember "Glamour Shots?" The photo-studio chain store was were ladies could get glammed out and photographed like a super...
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Did you know that the average adult says they have not made a new friend in 5 years? Like a real, legit friend. You may need to think about that for second – I know I did. Have I really made any new friends recently? Facebook doesn’t count, either For a number or reasons, it...
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"Happy Mother's Day" is not something everyone can say. While it is great to celebrate and acknowledge our mom (or maybe that mom-figure) in our life - and we should - Mother's Day can be extremely painful for others. Maybe you have lost your mom ... estranged from her ... had a...