The Boston Globe Magazine | December 4, 2016

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Health and Wellness | Magazine

True or false? Fat is bad for you

A decades-long experiment with low-fat dieting has left us confused, angry, and more obese than ever. By Barbara Moran

A supporter of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watches and waits at her election night rally in New York, U.S., November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Health and Wellness | Magazine

Post-election stress is a big problem (and not just for liberals)

Americans of all political persuasions are anxious. Here’s what to do about it. By James Sullivan

Why do some people have willpower and others don’t?

We can strengthen it by rewriting our interior monologues about who we think we are. By Janelle Nanos

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener1211jay.jpg Vermont’s $200 million mountain of trouble

Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger promised to save Jay Peak ski resort and the struggling economy around it. That’s not what happened at all.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WORK%20CROP.jpg 2016 Top Places to Work

Read the full list of winners and more stories about worker happiness.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/women_power_logo-2016.jpg The 2016 Women and Power issue

Voices from the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts on fostering diversity, coping with crisis, and more.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

Love Letters

The breakup took five minutes

I haven’t tried talking to him since. It was the third time he had broken up with me, and feels like the worst.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: The future pharmacist and the Floridian

Health care is their calling. Will they fill a prescription for romance?

Miss Conduct

Advice: Is it rude to give out lists for holiday presents?

Plus, no, you really don’t need to talk to people on shared transportation.

Cooking

Recipe: Shake up boring salads with these dressings

Ideas from the new cookbook “Best Dressed,” coauthored by columnist Adam Ried.

Style Watch

Designing an easy, elegant family room for empty nesters

An outdated space in Concord becomes a subtly nuanced retreat.

On the Block

For sale: 3,000-plus-square foot homes in the ’burbs

Spread out in these houses in Franklin and Millis.

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Connections

The guy I didn’t choose

I Googled my first love and found the unexpected.

David Coffee as Ebenezer Scrooge and Kevin Massey as Fred in North Shore Music Theatre's original musical production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Photo by Paul Lyden.

Your week ahead

Five things to do, Dec. 5-11

“A Christmas Carol,” stories of presidential campaign history, magic lanterns, and more.

Comments

Letters to the editor of Globe Magazine

Readers weigh in on “locker room talk.”

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/changers%20cover.jpg Game Changers 2016

46 innovative people, companies, and ideas changing the way we live and work.

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