Archives by: Rebecca Platter

Rebecca Platter

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The Happiness Muscle: Being Vulnerable

Columns
We are all trying to figure shit out. Being honest about our faults, insecurities and emotions to others often makes us more relatable. ...
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The Happiness Muscle: Making the Morning Matter

Columns
Even if this action is to go to a job we hate and we feel it isn't a choice, it is. At any time during life you can change everything if you want to. ...
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The Happiness Muscle: Untangling the Mess

Top News Columns
We all do the best we can and everything in life is a learning experience. We are all perfectly imperfect but we all have our basic humanity in common. ...
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The Happiness Muscle: The Self-Care Cure

Top News Health Columns
You will not regret enjoying your cake or taking care of yourself when you are 80 years old sitting on a porch drinking herbal tea. You won't. ...
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The Happiness Muscle: Flexing Off the Flab

Top News Local Columns
Life is full of spilled coffee, moldy bread and road rage. Bubbly and positive people can be seriously irritating sometimes when you are in a bad mood. This is where the work starts. ...
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The Happiness Muscle: Perspective

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I believe happiness is a conscious choice. People often get upset when I say this, angrily replying, "Why would I choose to be unhappy?" My response is "because it has become a habit". ...
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Bullied Kids Are Likely to Consider Suicide, New Study

Top News Local
According to a large survey of students in Washington State, over 10 percent of eighth-grade boys and girls reported that they've been victimized because of perceived sexual orientation. ...
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Princeton Review’s Top 20 LGBT Universities

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The Princeton Review is a highly publicized resource for people looking to find which schools are the best in certain areas. ...
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Pride Month Proclamation Rescinded in Porterville

Top News National
The small town of Porterville, California crossed onto the wrong side of history on July 16 when they rescinded a proclamation to name June Gay Pride month. ...
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Meningitis: Not So Much the ‘Gay Cancer’

Top News Health National
Out of 500 fatalities a year from this disease, only a small percentage is among gay men. ...
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