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How Being A Perfectionist Is Contributing To Your Workaholism

How Being A Perfectionist Is Contributing To Your Workaholism | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Being highly motivated and a perfectionist may seem like dream attributes in an employee, but a new study suggests they could also backfire by contributing to workaholism.
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Shock therapy for Facebook addicts

Shock therapy for Facebook addicts | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Two MIT PhD students have developed a radical solution: by creating a device that delivers small shocks to your hand when you linger too long on the social media site.
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Mum's taxi service: Average mother drives children around for 1,248 miles EACH YEAR - the same as a London to Zurich round trip!

Mum's taxi service: Average mother drives children around for 1,248 miles EACH YEAR - the same as a London to Zurich round trip! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Mothers also spend £1,714.04 every year on petrol, with the average household having to top up their cars an average of four times a month.
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Men’s self-confidence drops when their girlfriends succeed: study 

Men’s self-confidence drops when their girlfriends succeed: study  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Research shows straight men’s self-esteem drops following a romantic partner’s success, while women’s self-esteem remains unchanged after hearing similar news.
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People who watch what they eat are getting picky about lovers' appetites, too

People who watch what they eat are getting picky about lovers' appetites, too | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A slew of niche dating websites are helping singles with specialized diets find love in what can seem like a hopeless plate.
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Some school districts quit healthier lunch program

Some school districts quit healthier lunch program | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Districts that rejected National School Lunch Program say reimbursement not enough to offset losses from kids who skip out on healthier lunches
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The Biggest Facebook Stalkers Are The Most Afraid To Lose The Guy

The Biggest Facebook Stalkers Are The Most Afraid To Lose The Guy | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Stop checking his Insta. Stop. Stop it. You're doing it RIGHT NOW.
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Want your teen to do well in class? Make them walk to school! How pupils' cognitive performance may be improved if they travel on foot

Want your teen to do well in class? Make them walk to school! How pupils' cognitive performance may be improved if they travel on foot | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study has found that a pupil's cognitive performance may be improved if they walk to school rather than be driven in.
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Balancing activities like wearing high heels could lead to wiser purchasing decisions: study 

Balancing activities like wearing high heels could lead to wiser purchasing decisions: study  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They might pinch your feet, but wearing high heels can also help you pinch pennies, a new study suggests.
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Is the teen babysitter a dying breed? Average age of sitters has increased by 20 years in a generation

Is the teen babysitter a dying breed? Average age of sitters has increased by 20 years in a generation | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A majority of today's British parents have admitted they prefer an older friend or family member to look after their children.
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Loneliness Can Kill You. Don’t Let It.

Loneliness Can Kill You. Don’t Let It. | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Over the winter I moved from New York City to Portland, Ore. The reasons for my move were purely logical. New York was expensive and stressful. Portland, I reasoned, would offer me the space and time to do my work.
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Teens aren’t shopping at Abercrombie, American Eagle and Aeropostale anymore 

Teens aren’t shopping at Abercrombie, American Eagle and Aeropostale anymore  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Abercrombie & Fitch Co, Aeropostale Inc and American Eagle Outfitters Inc have fallen out of fashion with fickle U.S. teen shoppers and aren't likely to win back their business anytime soon.
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Love is... passing the remote control: British men see handing over TV power as the ultimate romantic gesture along with ironing and putting bins out

Love is... passing the remote control: British men see handing over TV power as the ultimate romantic gesture along with ironing and putting bins out | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Also in the list was offering to clean the house (11 per cent), putting the bins out (seven per cent) and leaving the toilet seat down (seven per cent).
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Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4 | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change.
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Why 1980s malls are, like, so totally over: Americans desert super-sized shops for smaller, open-air boutiques

Why 1980s malls are, like, so totally over: Americans desert super-sized shops for smaller, open-air boutiques | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Ten per cent of large malls are forecasted to close within the next 10 years.
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Study: Link Found Between Losing Sports Teams, Heavier Fans - CBS Minnesota

Study: Link Found Between Losing Sports Teams, Heavier Fans - CBS Minnesota | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The results of a new study spell trouble for Minnesota sports fans' waist lines.
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Sleepless in the states: Nearly 9 million pop pills for shut-eye - NBC News.com

Sleepless in the states: Nearly 9 million pop pills for shut-eye - NBC News.com | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Desperate for rest in a frenzied world, at least 8.6 million Americans take prescription sleeping pills to catch some Zzzs, according to...
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Study: Young Women Aren't Actually Wearing That Much Makeup

Study: Young Women Aren't Actually Wearing That Much Makeup | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Makeup sales are on a steady increase, data has shown, and nowhere is that more evident than in our own over-stuffed makeup bags. (Seriously, we have a problem.)
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Some schools quitting healthier lunch programs - TODAY.com

Some schools quitting healthier lunch programs - TODAY.com | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so ...
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Jessica Vega's curator insight, April 23, 2014 8:21 PM

some schools are quitting healthier lunches but some schools are making students lunch better. for example, i work at a school where they added a salad bar to their lunches because they want the students to eat healthy. but some schools don't want to have healthy lunches because it could be a little expensive to provide it for the kids.

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Baby's first Facebook update! Photos of newborns now appear on social media sites within ONE HOUR of their birth

Baby's first Facebook update! Photos of newborns now appear on social media sites within ONE HOUR of their birth | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The most popular outlets for displaying these images were Facebook (77 per cent), Instagram (48 per cent) and Flickr (32 per cent).
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A Scientific Theory Of Haters: 'Dispositional Attitudes' Determine Negative And Positive Responses, New Study Concludes

A Scientific Theory Of Haters: 'Dispositional Attitudes' Determine Negative And Positive Responses, New Study Concludes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Positive and negative responses to outside stimuli are not purely empirical, but hardwired into our personality, according to new research..
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55% Of Gym-Goers Waste Time On Activities Unrelated To Working Out

55% Of Gym-Goers Waste Time On Activities Unrelated To Working Out | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
More than half of gym-goers are guilty of burning time, rather than calories, at the gym on activities unrelated to working out.
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When it comes to career advancement, body language counts - TODAY.com

When it comes to career advancement, body language counts - TODAY.com | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Thinking about wearing that red tie to a meeting with the managing director today? You might want to think again. Body language and...
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Personality traits influence your decision whether to have kids: study

Personality traits influence your decision whether to have kids: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that certain personality traits may influence whether or not you'll have children, but these traits differ in men and women.
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The real reason you feel stressed... SUGAR! Why you reach for the chocolate when you're having 'one of those' days and how you CAN break the habit

The real reason you feel stressed... SUGAR! Why you reach for the chocolate when you're having 'one of those' days and how you CAN break the habit | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
There's nothing like stress to send many of us straight to the sweetie jar. In fact, over the last 50 years, our consumption of processed sugar has doubled.
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