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    Top 6 Soothing Sounds to Beat Stress

    Top 6 Soothing Sounds to Beat Stress
    In 2007, I had the good fortune to live on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, for a year. While I was there, fewer than sixty-five thousand permanent residents occupied this 622-square-mile Eden, which meant that there were almost as many roosters as there were humans living there. Far away from the clanging trains, rattling jackhammers, buzzing bumper-to-bumper traffic, and other city ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Eye Therapy: Disguise and Treat Dark Circles, Puffiness

    Eye Therapy: Disguise and Treat Dark Circles, Puffiness
    TotalBeauty.com asked a plastic surgeon, a dermatologist, skincare experts, and makeup artists what to do to make these issues bearable. Here’s what they said ... Recognize the Root of the Problem Assuming you’re in pretty good health and have been getting enough sleep, hydration, and iron in your diet (all huge under-eye circle contributors if neglected), your dark circles or puffiness ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What Your Business Accessories Say About You

    What Your Business Accessories Say About You
    Originally published on FashionForRealWomen.com What do your business accessories say about you? For most women (or men), they don't say much. Accessories are often an afterthought, thrown together without a plan. So when you do meet someone who's got her act together, it often leaves an impression ... a very favorable one at that. Most image experts agree that you should ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Hold a Grudge, Hurt Your Health

    Hold a Grudge, Hurt Your Health
    It’s been suggested to me on more than one occasion that I have trouble letting things go. That could explain why one of my favorite quotes ever (which comes from Third Rock from the Sun, a short-lived ’90s sitcom) is, “I may forgive, but I never forget … and I never forgive.” This penchant might come in handy during fights (“I’m ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    7 Do's and Don'ts of Fighting Fair

    7 Do's and Don'ts of Fighting Fair
    How we fight sometimes says more about us than how we got into a fight in the first place. Living a conflict-free life, especially with a loved one, sounds nice but in reality is impossible. Not only that, but it's unhealthy. Disagreements from time to time, if dealt with maturely and with the requisite kindness, can actually help to strengthen the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    4 Tips For Handling Your Toughest Conversations

    4 Tips For Handling Your Toughest Conversations
    Ever found yourself circumventing a conversation you know you need to have with your partner? Or maybe you’ve rehearsed precisely what you want to say only to have it fall on deaf ears, or worse, defensive ears! Every relationship encounters its share of tough issues. An unexpected change in circumstances, or feelings of dissatisfaction, or a desire for change, for example, ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Six Bad Mood Busters

    Six Bad Mood Busters
    We all have down days. You know the ones when you wake up cranky and even if the sun is shining, you’re annoyed ... or maybe just feeling a little sad or unfocused. You could go on a shopping binge, blow off your workout, or spend your day snapping at everyone around you. But after I went through a little funk ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Six Things to Remember When Applying for Jobs

    Six Things to Remember When Applying for Jobs
    It's a tough time to look for a job - predicted to get even worse for class of 2009 graduates. But this doesn't mean it's impossible. You need to do all you can to make the best impression on the companies you're applying to. Here's how: 1. Update Your Resume – Keep your resume updated constantly and have someone else read ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Winner Takes It All: Why We’re Competitive

    Winner Takes It All: Why We’re Competitive
    I threw a buzzer at my roommate’s head. He was beating me at what was supposed to be a “friendly” game of Taboo. My old lacrosse coach would have been mortified at my bad sportsmanship. The odd thing is, I don’t consider myself a competitive person. I played team sports growing up, but always chose defensive positions because they felt less ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Seven Best Cities for Renters

    The Seven Best Cities for Renters
    By Molly Mann, Divine Caroline Only last year, the real estate mantra was buy, buy, buy! The housing market was booming and property offered the best returns for those looking to invest all the money they were making. Then, of course, there were those sexy mortgage deals making it possible for first-time buyers to afford a home. My, how the times ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    8 Simple Ways to Save Money Online

    8 Simple Ways to Save Money Online
    Internet cash saving and reward programs are all the rage. Websites like Groupon.com, where daily deals are up for auction and UPromise.com, which helps users pay off college debt, are taking bargain hunting and saving to new levels. Here are some other fantastic money saving tips and strategies that you may not know about. 1. Follow (and Fan) Your Favorite Brands: ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Study: Women's Tears a Turnoff for Men

    Study: Women's Tears a Turnoff for Men
    If you're thinking a nice, sad romance flick a la Titanic makes for the perfect date film, dry those tears and think again. You may not know it, but human eyes produce two different kinds of tears—those that flow due to physical stress (i.e. an errant eyelash on the cornea) and those that flow due to emotions. (i.e. Leonardo DiCaprio sinking ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Career Momma Investigates the Quest for Easy Dinner

    Career Momma Investigates the Quest for Easy Dinner
    It seems that a growing craze these days are these places where you can put together meals in little baggies and containers and then take them home and make them at a later time. I have to admit, this did somewhat intrigue me when I first heard about it from a friend, but I didn't really do much in the way ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Soaring Through a Life in Transition

    Soaring Through a Life in Transition
    The pursuit to be in control of one’s life is powerful, yet life does challenge each and every one of us. No one goes unscathed in their life’s journey. Who hasn’t experienced loss of some kind? It can be a loss of a job, health issues causing major changes, divorce, bankruptcy, passing of a loved one, or anything that can turn ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    7 Common Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers

    7 Common Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers
    Buying a home for the first time can be an invigorating yet scary experience. Here are some pitfalls to avoid when you’re buying your first home: 1. Buying Before You’re Ready Although you may hear people say you’re “throwing your money away on rent,” it isn’t always wise to buy a home. If you make a good salary and have an ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Work-Life Balance: Tap into the Unimaginable

    Work-Life Balance: Tap into the Unimaginable
    If you are someone who is overworked, stressed out, burned out, under-paid, and underappreciated — or any combination thereof — then read on to see what successful people do to be winners in their lives. In today’s environment, you are likely being pulled in umpteen different directions at once. Each direction wants a part of you. The parts are getting exhausted ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Cultivate Change with the Laws of Nature

    Cultivate Change with the Laws of Nature
    There are all kinds of cycles. In looking up the term “economic cycles” I found the following definition: “Traditional business cycles undergo four stages: expansion, prosperity, contraction, and recession. After a recessionary phase, the expansionary phase can start again.” I thought: “Isn’t that interesting? The traditional business cycle undergoes four stages much like the four seasons of nature.” • Recession ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Whole Foods, not Whole Paycheck

    Whole Foods, not Whole Paycheck
    Time and time again I hear the same story: "I want to shop at Whole Foods [or other health food grocery store] but it's too expensive." Let me start by saying this: Food Should Cost Money. The only thing in your life more important than food is water. Not TVs, not cars, not even heating your home. Not even that cute ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +6
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    The 4 Major Break-Up Warning Signs

    The 4 Major Break-Up Warning Signs
    Getting dumped sucks… there’s no doubt about it. There aren’t many things more heart-wrenching than finding out that the person you love thinks he will be better off without you. But this news can really make your guts fall on the floor when it comes completely out of left field. If an “out-of-the-blue breakup” has happened to you in the past, ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    The 5 Most Disturbing Things We Do For Beauty

    The 5 Most Disturbing Things We Do For Beauty
    The New York Times recently printed a small piece on edible beauty products, highlighting such odd concoctions as Nutra Resveratrol Anti-Ageing Water and, even more disturbing, a coffee in Singapore that contains collagen, and which is meant to improve the skin. In Japan, they even add collagen to yogurt drinks, dried fruits and other foods. It seems like a weird way ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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