Author: Diethics

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Queen of the Bath

If you go into any DIY store, you’ll find that there are a wide variety of shower stalls, with all sorts of different features, and all the bells and whistles. While those are great, and I do enjoy a hot shower from time to time, I much prefer to relax in a lovely, deep bathtub full...

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Putting Mental Health Ahead of Financial Health

When you choose a career and make your best effort to get as far up the ladder as you can, every step counts, and every opportunity you miss feels like two steps backward. These days it is common for women to want to perform at the highest level possible to try to get ahead in their...

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Is It Safe for Women to Travel Alone?

In this day and age, there are a lot of contradictions surrounding safety for women. One one hand, we modern women tend to be strong and savvy, and we like to think we can take care of ourselves. On the other hand, this is 2008, and the world is not a safe place for anyone, let...

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Preserving Garden Vegetables

My husband and I are avid gardeners. Part of the gardening process for us is freezing and canning the things we grow all summer long. It is such a great feeling to begin the winter knowing we have cupboards full of canned goods and a freezer full of frozen veggies. I often buy the things we...

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Prescription: Forgiveness

Want to know how to lower your blood pressure, reduce chronic pain, lower your heart rate, and reduce stress? Who doesn’t? Is it the latest diet? Yoga? Do you have to drink grapefruit juice all day? None of the above. The prescription for all the above benefits and more is forgiveness. Have you ever felt that...

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Perspectives on Age

I’m convinced it’s entirely psychological: When I turned 25, I thought that was pretty much it. I hadn’t become a world-famous superhero, and now that I was too old, I’d probably never make anything of myself at all. Oddly, now that I’m 35, I have a much greater sense of potential and the time ahead of...

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Parental Alienation

Many non-custodial parents struggle with the same battle, one of Parental Alienation. Parental Alienation can be damaging to a child’s emotional and mental well-being, and is generally associated with high conflict divorces. Parental Alienation Syndrome has been defined as a disorder that arises primarily in the context of child-custody disputes. Its primary manifestation is the child’s...

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Deodorant: Myths We Broke Down

It’s always weird to choose a deodorant. Many people don’t even know what they’re looking for and go with whatever smells good. However, it might not be the best action for our bodies. Deodorants are not created in the same way. And there are many kinds of deodorants: spray, gel, solid, and sometimes you just don’t...