Category: Lifestyle

couple love

How to Make Him Miss You

Whether it is a casual dating, a serious relationship, a long distance one or if it is the marriage you are considering, love has always been a crazy subject. Especially when you are the girl, it tends to be different as you are the one who is all over the place as guys are better known...

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Changing Your Engine Oil: What to Avoid, What to Do

My father had recently taught me how to change the oil on the family car a few months previous: “Now, don’t try this on your car until I can be there to help you,” he cautioned me. “Aw, it’s OK, I know how to do it now,” was my cocky teen response. “I’d still rather you...

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Changing Careers: Is It Too Late?

Doubts about career choice can happen to even the most ambitious go-getters. Perhaps your dream job from two decades ago is not even remotely the same as your dream job now. It can be scary to realize that the road you’re on is no longer the road you want to be on, but don’t despair —...

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Myths and Facts about Drinking Organic Vodka

Organic products seem to be an everlasting trend in the 21st century. There are countless articles and studies regarding the nature of organic products, ranging from cereal to meat and alcohol. While some of it is true, a significant proportion of the information online is fictitious, spun for a greater marketing agenda promoting the sale of...

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Are Gift Cards as Good a Present as They Seem?

Giving gift cards has become an increasingly popular way of gifting, especially when the giver is unsure about the recipient’s size or preferences. However, if you give someone one of these cards this holiday season, it may have ramifications long after the holiday is over. Paula Dunne, principal of Contos Dunne Communications, found this out the...

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Abandoning The Notion of Perfection

As women, we are raised to have a lot of expectations about relationships. Images of a princess-perfect wedding day, complete with a gorgeous, flawless partner, have given us ideas that there is someone out there who will be everything we need, all the time. Of course, as we grow up and enter the dating world, we...

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A Rough Guide to Self-Publishing

If you have written a book, recorded an album at home, or made a collection of your best photographs, you may have wondered after you were finished creating your master work, if there was some way to get it published or distributed. Going through traditional publishing channels can be daunting, and let’s face it, the results...

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A Difficult Past: Can One Move Truly Move On?

I rarely meet a person these days who doesn’t have a story to tell: a story of neglect and abuse, a story of poverty, a story of a broken family, a story of being bullied and harrassed while growing up… The stories are all different but the theme is the same: A past that is only...