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    Your Saving Grace: 7 Steps to the Perfect Apology

    Your Saving Grace: 7 Steps to the Perfect Apology
    I demand an apology! If you have to demand it, is it really worth receiving? Forced apologies are kind of like nice plastic. Shiny, maybe even useful, but ultimately, just trash. For a long time, I wanted an official kind of apology from my husband for some jerk-like tendencies he was trying out on me. It was pretty typical Mars/Venus stuff. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +17
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    How to Recover from Insurmountable Obstacles

    How to Recover from Insurmountable Obstacles
    I can say with certainty that desperate moments bring amazing clarity of hindsight. I have a friend that is in the process of likely losing his business. At this trying time, I have been stretched to the core as both a friend and coach as I work to help him see the silver lining in this darkest cloud of his life. ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +16
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    You Say Recession, I Say Opportunity

    You Say Recession, I Say Opportunity
    Economic woes have many of us wondering how much further our house values will plunge, how low the stock market will dive, and how high gas and food prices will continue to soar. Yet there is an optimistic refrain spiraling around—maybe this financial comeuppance will teach Americans a valuable lesson about living healthier, smarter, and within our means. Americans live fast—we ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +16
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    25 Best U.S. Vacation Cities On the Cheap

    Gearing up for your summer vacation, but aren't sure which direction to go? When it comes to vacationing in the U.S., you’ve got 50 states full of unique travel destinations. So which city is the best travel destination? We’ve rated 25 cities for vacationing by examining what each has to offer: culture, food, travel expenses and more! Our criteria: • ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Morning Magic: Why the Early Bird Gets the Worm

    Morning Magic: Why the Early Bird Gets the Worm
    I may not have been an early bird since birth, but after years of training myself to jump-start my day, my body naturally wants to get a move on as soon as it’s light outside. In fact, I’m now almost incapable of sleeping past 8 a.m. Some people may consider that a tragic flaw, but I enjoy getting up early. I ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +16
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    How High Heels Damage Women's Bodies

    How High Heels Damage Women's Bodies
    Just how detrimental is the extended use of high heels to women's bodies? Interestingly enough, not a single piece of men's clothing poses a similar risk to men's health. But just because something is bad for women doesn't mean that women will stop wearing it. High heels are one easy way of fitting a certain aesthetic concept of what a ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Signs of the Times

    A Recession Special that doesn't involve hot dogs or a bowl of chili. This bike - on Broadway and 96th Street in New York - is advertised for 30% off its original price. h4. **_-> 2 out of 13 ->_** [page] Forget the government - God has a bailout plan for Main Street h4. **_-> 3 out of 13 ->_** ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Job Horoscopes: August

    Job Horoscopes: August
    Aries || Taurus || Gemini || Cancer || Leo || Virgo || Libra || Scorpio || Sagittarius || Aquarius || Pisces || h3. ARIES March 21-April 19 On the 1st, your prowess at the office will be matched only by your prowess at operating the office espresso machine. You've got a foot on every rung of the ladder this month; big-picture ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +15
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    The Ins and Outs of Business Casual

    The Ins and Outs of Business Casual
    On a bright spring day several years ago, when the sky was bright blue, the tulips were in full bloom, and I was considering playing hooky as I walked into work, one of my accounting clerks sped by me in a flesh. Or was that flash? I still don't know. All I remember is that seeing that much skin in an ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +15
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    10 Life Lessons I Learned by Age 30

    10 Life Lessons I Learned by Age 30
    Many people cringe as they approach the age of 30. For some reason, these milestones tend to get people thinking. Am I old? What should I have done differently? Am I really happy with this person I married? Etc. Second guessing is normal and I don't have to remind you of the 20/20 hindsight rule. However, as I approach 30, I'm ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Why Women Find it Harder Working for a Queen Bee Than a Male Boss

    Why Women Find it Harder Working for a Queen Bee Than a Male Boss
    What with the glass ceiling, the wages and the child care difficulties it's not as if the problems women face in the workplace haven't been well-documented. Now there's a major, and somewhat unexpected, addition to the list - the female boss. University researchers say women who have to answer to a female supervisor feel more stressed than if their superior is ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +15
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    More Women Go from Jobless to Topless

    More Women Go from Jobless to Topless
    As a bartender and trainer at a national restaurant chain, Rebecca Brown earned a couple thousand dollars in a really good week. Now, as a dancer at Chicago's Pink Monkey gentleman's club, she makes almost that much in one good night. The tough job market is prompting a growing number of women across the country to dance in strip clubs, appear ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Five Things Single Women Hate To Hear

    Every time she hung out with her single female friends, the same gripes surfaced. Enough already with the how-to-snag-a-guy advice streaming from anyone and everyone as soon as status single was announced, they said. Suddenly, Karin Anderson, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Concordia University Chicago, found herself keeping track of what these single women were saying, replacing the strict ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Cutest Pets of Take Your Pet to Work Day

    If you’re a lucky owner of a furry four-legged companion (or a few of them!), you probably understand the heart-wrenching guilt of having to leave them at home all day while you’re working. Oh, how they suffer. No one to toss a toy around for them. No one to take them outside … or to let them back in. No laps ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +14
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    8 Ways to Revive Yourself at Work

    8 Ways to Revive Yourself at Work
    Like most people, I’ll probably be at a desk job for the majority of my career. One aspect of office life that concerns me is the health risks that come from working on a computer all day. Am I just complaining or do our sedentary desk jobs seem to be slowly affecting our health? Maybe I’ll just get used to it—the ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +14
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    10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boyfriend

    Sometimes it's best just to keep your mouth shut You pride yourself on your open, honest relationship. But that doesn't mean you should blurt out any thought that comes to mind. Sometimes, a comment that seems perfectly harmless to you might be hurtful, awkward or just plain irritating to your boyfriend. Excelle has identified 10 such comments. Ignore us at ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +13
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    7 Phrases Men Love to Hear

    Whether you're starting a new relationship or already married, there are some things that don't change, like the need to feel sexy, appreciated and needed. And it's not just women who want these things. Men do too! Below are seven things you can say to a man, at any stage of your love life, that will leave him glowing. Next ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Online Dating: Why and How to Do It

    Online dating. Yes. We said it. And, as it so happens, we've done it, too. The once super taboo, let's-come-up-with-another-story-about-how-we-met form of meeting people is becoming ever more popular in a culture that has less and less free time and fewer real opportunities to be introduced to the right people. We do everything else online — so why not meet ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +13
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    10 Tips to Always Get What You Want

    10 Tips to Always Get What You Want
    Are you missing out because you don’t like to negotiate? There is an old saying that “You don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.” But for most women, negotiating is at best something they don’t think about and at worst something they avoid. When I was a hiring manager in a Fortune 500 company, I made many job ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Peruse at This: Commonly Misused Words and Phrases

    Peruse at This: Commonly Misused Words and Phrases
    English is a difficult language. With words and phrases constantly entering and exiting our vernacular, reflecting changing trends, slang, and technology, it’s no surprise that some words are misinterpreted and some clichés sound as if they were passed through a game of telephone since their current form bears no relation to their beginnings. There are numerous offenders—most of which I’m guilty ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +12
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