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    Savvy Tips for the Single Shopper

    Savvy Tips for the Single Shopper
    Hidden costs add up when you’re food shopping for one. Why? It’s no secret that as a single you are spending your hard earned dollars on foods that are designed to attract and satisfy other customers. Between the aisles of kid-friendly snacks and family-sized meals, one trip to the supermarket often turns into a workout for your wallet or exercise in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Ways to Simplify Any Complicated Decision

    10 Ways to Simplify Any Complicated Decision
    You make decisions every day, all day long. With all of that practice, why is it so easy to get hung up on the biggies? • Snooze button or wake right up? • Shower or bath? • Coffee or tea? • Button down shirt, or pull-over? • Cereal or fruit? That's a lot to think about all before breakfast. Those are ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    7 Rituals for Spring Renewal

    7 Rituals for Spring Renewal
    After a very long and harsh winter, spring has officially arrived. The spring or vernal equinox is the day of the year when light and dark are balanced. True or not, it’s said that on this day you can balance an egg on its end. And by the way, the egg is the universal symbol of rebirth. Although we still have ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    11 Dieting Truths That May Surprise You

    11 Dieting Truths That May Surprise You
    In today’s non-stop media environment, there’s certainly no dearth of tips, advice, and gimmicks for weight loss. Advertisements tell you how to “Lose thirty pounds in thirty days!” TV infomercials claim that you can “Eat what you want and still lose weight!” And magazine headlines claim it’s easy to “Lose one jean size every seven days!” But anyone who’s tried to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    15 Creative Uses for Toothpaste

    15 Creative Uses for Toothpaste
    Toothpaste: it whitens, brightens, deodorizes, removes stains, and restores and protects enamel. But toothpaste’s cleaning capabilities work wonders on many things besides our teeth. The same ingredients that help polish our pearly whites can also soothe some common ailments, make household items sparkle, and even get rid of stains and pungent smells. Try out these fifteen tricks with a white, non-gel ...
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    5 Mobile Apps That Could Save Your Life

    5 Mobile Apps That Could Save Your Life
    From monitoring orgasms to locating clean bathrooms in your neighborhood, there seems to be an application for everything. But amidst all the hokey and often useless tools there are some real lifesaving and changing technologies, particularly where self-health management is concerned. We took a trip to the iPhone Apps Store, and found 5 helpful health applications for you. Take a look ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    99 Must-See Films for Career Women

    99 Must-See Films for Career Women
    In the otherwise dull-minded and embarrassing First Wives Club, Goldie Hawn's character, an aging actress, makes a singularly shrewd observation: "There are only three ages for women in Hollywood — Babe, District Attorney and Driving Miss Daisy." But she doesn't know how lucky she is. A generation earlier the breakdown was limited to ingénue, wife and mother. Not that there's anything ...
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    Four Simple Ways to Relax Your Mind

    Four Simple Ways to Relax Your Mind
    Some people practice their golf swing, lines for a play, recitals, and many other things. There are many things I too practice but one thing I practice even more consistently is energy management. So what exactly is energy management? In this case, it’s not managing coal or natural gas reserves, it’s about how we manage ourselves during times of stress and ...
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    Are Mental Health Days Bogus or Beneficial?

    Are Mental Health Days Bogus or Beneficial?
    On a Monday morning, when I just couldn’t bear the thought of going into the office and facing that same white wall again, I took my first mental health day. I knew needed it, but it was an uncomfortable decision. I wondered, was this really a legitimate use of a sick day? Was I being unprofessional? Was there something wrong with ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Easy Wasy to De-Clutter Your Life

    10 Easy Wasy to De-Clutter Your Life
    Our lives tend to accumulate clutter in every corner: on our desks, in our drawers, on our shelves at home, in our closets, on our computer -- you name it, and clutter finds a way to fill every available space. But having a simple, uncluttered life is possible, with some very simple methods. Devote a little of your time to tossing ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Secrets to Everlasting Optimism

    5 Secrets to Everlasting Optimism
    When you see a glass filled to the midway point with water do you automatically wonder why there is no ice? It’s not unusual to be a cynic, in fact a little bit of the glass half empty attitude can be a healthy way to keep emotions and expectations in check. Hope gives us sustenance - even the slightest bit of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ten April Fools' Day Gags You May Have Missed

    Ten April Fools' Day Gags You May Have Missed
    On April 1, it’s safe to say that a number of odd things will happen: fake snakes will pop out of cans innocently labeled “Nuts,” whoopee cushions will noisily deflate beneath unsuspecting derrieres, and countless phone calls will be made concerning the status of people’s refrigerators. You can’t trust anyone on April Fools’ Day, least of all the people closest to ...
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    5 Steps to Having a Productive April

    5 Steps to Having a Productive April
    Maybe all of your days tend to go smoothly. You're good at getting up on time, doing your work, and making sure that you relax. The problem is, you feel like things are not quite adding up. On a day to day basis, things are pretty good – but month-by-month, you don't feel like you're making progress. Do you plan for ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    4 Ways That Water Rules (and How to Drink More)

    4 Ways That Water Rules (and How to Drink More)
    For as long as I can remember, I’ve always heard doctors, parents, teachers, and friends stress the importance of staying hydrated. My doctor would always say staying hydrated will keep my immune system up to par, and that drinking enough water is especially necessary when fighting off the flu or a cold. My mom always said that water gives you good ...
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    Supreme Court Hears Gender Discrimination Case Against Wal-Mart

    Supreme Court Hears Gender Discrimination Case Against Wal-Mart
    WASHINGTON -- The women from Wal-Mart have told their stories of discrimination many times in the past decade. They have described how male workers with less seniority were promoted and paid more. They have talked of a culture of female stereotyping, of being called "Janie Qs" and told to wear cosmetics and "doll up." Now their most important audience to date ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Easy Ways to Recharge Your Batteries

    5 Easy Ways to Recharge Your Batteries
    Don’t you sometimes wish you could be like a computer and press Ctrl, Alt, Delete to reboot your system? If your head is on edge, the muscles in your body are overwrought with nerves or your heart feels heavy, here’s how you can recharge your batteries. 1. Write your Worries Away Here’s some good news for people who suffer from performance ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    9 Ways to Make Easy Money

    9 Ways to Make Easy Money
    Another one of my friends was laid off today, making him yet another casualty of the nose-diving economy. Almost everyone I know, whether employed or between jobs, is struggling to pay bills on time, put food on the table, and stave off homelessness while maintaining some semblance of a social life. Since asking for a raise is out of the question ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What Your Workout Choices Say About You

    What Your Workout Choices Say About You
    What you wear says a lot about you, as does where you buy your groceries (yuppie Whole Foods shopper or Waldbaum’s bargain hunter?), how you commute to work (conscientious cycler or SUV gas guzzler?), and even what you order for lunch (disciplined salad muncher or zest-for-life pasta fiend?). It’s the little things that draw the biggest pictures of our personality. So ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Best Things to Buy in Bulk

    The Best Things to Buy in Bulk
    I love trail mix. My local grocery store carries something called Zen party mix that has candied and spicy peanuts, sesame sticks, and almonds—I could eat a pound of it in one sitting (and have come fairly close to doing just that). My boyfriend also snacks on it just about every night. Plus, the stuff’s totally cheap—I buy it from the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    14 Odd Beauty Facts That May Surprise You

    14 Odd Beauty Facts That May Surprise You
    Too often, we get caught up in the beauty numbers that bring us down—our weight, our dress size, the amount of money we spent on our last haircut. But in the weird and wonderful world of looking pretty, there are hundreds of quizzical and quixotic facts that can make us appreciate the wonder of the human body (as well as some ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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