One more issue with the “choose to lose” strategy is the simple truth that even if every person on this planet got the recommended amounts of physical activity and ate moderately, we would still have people among us who are overweight and obese. Are they bad people? Are they irresponsible? The human body exhibits a spectrum of body types. As long as we tie moral character to weight status, we are hurting a lot of people. And even worse, there is evidence that weight stigma can lead to greater weight gain. … [Read more...] about Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat
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That’s actually the paradoxical part of narcissists: We might feel like they’re outright assholes, people we’d rather not deal with because they’re slimy and/or heartless, but we chase them in search of validation. Lunbeck says narcissistic psychopaths ability to “fatten us up and get us ready for the kill” highlight their leadership potential and also showcases how they’re able to lasso in our weakness as humans to try to get people to be pleased with our work and like us. It’s apparent in cycles of abuse—“Even if someone has been really hurt by others or a lover or a boss, it’s not unusual for that person to be found in that same sort of scenario again—a sort of Stockholm syndrome where those manipulated by narcissistic psychopaths are held prisoner to their pursuit of feeling appreciated and valuable, despite the very people they seek validation from not caring about their wellbeing so long as the job at hand is … [Read more...] about Donald Trump and the Success of the Narcissistic Sociopath
Though he flashed an improved 3-point stroke in seven games with Milwaukee, he was waived two weeks ago to free up a spot for Marvin Williams. The Warriors liked what they saw from Bender with the Bucks’ G League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd, enough to believe he still boasted the shot-making ability and court vision that made him a prized prospect. … [Read more...] about Why Warriors’ Dragan Bender could be a steal on a 10-day contract
But you know what wouldn’t make me hate myself? Spending $119.60 on a jacket to impress people (in my head). I could even go as high as $179.20, which is the discounted price of this Andy Sherpa Trucker Jacket; it’s normally $448, which is deep in the “I would hate myself” range. And these Brooklyn Lug Lace Boots are $166.80 (40% off the normal $278 price). Those are normal boot prices. … [Read more...] about How much can I spend on this John Varvatos jacket before I hate myself?
“Auto racing really comes as one of the last influencers, in terms of influencing people to buy whatever car they’re looking at,” according to AutoPacific’s Kim. If Jaguar is doing well in Formula E, it couldn’t hurt the I-Pace, he said. “But I don’t think it would have a huge positive impact on awareness of the vehicle.” … [Read more...] about ‘Tesla killers’ are having a really hard time killing Tesla