It is the weigh-loss program that is not a diet. Support is the main function of this international, non-profit weight-loss support group. TOPS does not endorse any diet. Rather, the organization recommends that members consult with their physician and decide the meal plan that is most suitable for the... Read More
Like it or not, there are times when you have to get along with someone you may have struggles with. It could be a boss, an ex-spouse, or a next-door neighbor. How can you maintain good rapport with someone you're struggling with? Be nice, be nice, be nice! That might sound like a pretty tall order, but it's easy if you follow three simple steps.
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By Allison Preston
Are you looking for a diet plan that helps you lose weight? Then you should look for the help of a diet buddy. A diet buddy is a friend or co-worker who you partner with to help each other lose weight. Many fitness experts know that if you have to account for your actions to a friend and... Read More
Having a partner when you are dieting and exercising is not only enjoyable, but also will increase your chances for success. Each person provides positive reinforcement to the other. When one is down, the other provides inspiration and words of encouragement.
In addition to the positive reinforcement, a spirit of competition is a healthy way to "keep the fire burning" and shed those unwanted pounds. This competitiveness can push an individual to... Read More
Body dysmorphic disorder is a chronic psychological disorder affecting 1 to 2% of the population, and affecting both men and women in equal proportions.
People affected by BDD have a preoccupation or obsession with a perceived or minor flaw in their physical appearance, and most, if not all, of their self worth is reliant on their appearance. To this end, people with BDD will perform repetitive and ritualistic behaviors to hide, check and improve... Read More