The Benefits of Kettlebells

Kettlebells, which originated in Russia, are heavy cast iron balls with a handle that are used by athletes for functional strength development and by fitness enthusiasts for training variety. The design of the kettlebell makes it unique because when you grip the handle, the weight is displaced differently when compared …

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What is Comedy?

Have people been laughing since the beginning of time? Picture cavemen guffawing at some poor dolt whose meat fell off the stick into the fire. As far as archaeologists can determine, no caveman served as the honorary stand-up comedian, and there was no formal comedy culture we are aware of …

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Protecting Mental Consistency

When we feel cognitive dissonance, we have to find a way to deal with the psychological tension. We have an arsenal of tools at our disposal to help us return to cognitive consistency. The following list outlines different ways people seek to reduce dissonance.

Denial

To shut out the dissonance …

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