Can how you stand really make you more confident?

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http://goo.gl/QCfUHP If we adopt an open, powerful stance or seated posture, even if we are only pretending, can this affect not only our job chances at interview, say, but could it also increase the happy hormone, testosterone whilst decreasing the sad, stressy hormone, cortisol?  And the answer is emphatically: yes.  The above link is to…
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Porgy and Bess and addictions.

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Last Saturday I went to see the production of Porgy and  Bess in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre – and most wonderful it is too.  If you don’t know the story, I’ve put a brief synopsis in the footnote below. 1  At the start of the opera, we meet Bess, who strongly addicted to cocaine –…
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Six real shortcuts to health.

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In Which magazine this month are listed five real shortcuts to health, along with general healthy eating advice.  Some of the ideas are very good: swap wheatgrass for broccoli and save money – jolly good idea.  Swap goji berries for spinach – right on the money.  Vegetables beat fruit everytime.  Swap fresh salmon for fresh…
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Sex drive. How to preserve it.

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Sex drive – as thorny a topic as weightloss, but for some reason, much less openly discussed.  As we get older, should our sex drive diminish?  Or maybe the question should be why does sex drive go down as age goes up? Its a complex, multi factorial subject. But there are two fundamental depressors.  Lack…
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