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11 Telltale Signs You’re Being Passive Aggressive—Without Even Realizing It

You procrastinate iStock/m-imagephotography Putting off tasks, making excuses, and being unreliable are also telltale signs of passive-aggressive behavior. “They are master procrastinators,” says Whitson. “While all of us like to put off unpleasant tasks from time to time, people with passive-aggressive personalities rely on procrastination as a way of frustrating others and/or getting out of […]

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17 Medical Reasons You Always Feel Cranky

Heart failure iStock/champja People with heart failure will be fatigued, and might get preoccupied with their breathing, medication, and health—enough to put anyone on edge. Plus, heart problems mess with blood flow to the brain, which is what controls your emotions. “Anything that compromises blood circulation to the brain, especially the frontal lobes, can produce […]

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10 Things You Should Never Say to a Widow

Relationships It’s easy to blurt out the wrong thing when trying to comfort a mourner. Whatever you do, avoid these awkward, even hurtful phrases. Don’t say: “Everything happens for a reason” Nicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock/lutavia This phrase won’t help someone who’s lost his or her life partner feel any better. “Among the most annoying of platitudes […]