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Author Holly Peterson: What I’ve Learned About Love

When writers sit down to create, one bit of sage advice that is often given is to write what they know. That is exactly what Holly Peterson did when she sat down at her computer to compose The Idea of Him. She dug inside her psyche and produced a novel that reflected a relationship mistake […]

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Single, and Frustrated: 5 Things to Consider

One of the most frustrating issues singles face and contemplate is a lack of understanding about why they are single despite feeling as though they are doing everything “right” to find a partner. They might be using multiple avenues to meet potential matches, working to better themselves, engaging in social and community events, etc. However, […]

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4 Strategies to Attract Your Soul Mate

The term “soul mate,” amor platonicus, was coined in the 15th century by Florentine scholar Marsilio Ficini, but the concept has appeared in many cultures since ancient times. The oldest record dates back five thousand years to the Egyptian legend of Osiris and Isis. Brother and sister, husband and wife, their eternal love lasted a […]

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15 Amazing Things About October

October has to be among the most beloved months of the year. The changing leaves, the little goblins and ghouls knocking at your door, the mulled wine…. Here are 15 amazing things about October: 1. Sweater weather. Fall is fashion’s New Year. No more fretting over skimpy clothing and feeling sweaty. (And it’s not yet cold […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Vampire

If you’re ever going to say yes to a date with a vampire, October’s the month to do it. Here are 15 reasons to date a vampire: 1. Vampires are always cold. Your date won’t whine about the changing temperatures. 2. Move over, pointy-eared, Nosferatu! In recent years, vampires have become much better looking. See: […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Runner

You see them pounding the pavement or bounding down the pathway. Runners are part of our society’s landscape, jogging to stay in shape, participate in clubs, or train for competition. There are lots of reasons to admire people who devote themselves to running regularly. Let us add one more reason to the list—these people often […]

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True or False: ‘Before You Can Be Happy with Someone Else, You Have to Be Happy by Yourself.’

Have you ever been told you haven’t found love because you need it too much? That you have to be happy by yourself first? Or have you said these things to yourself? These myths sound so plausible. It’s actually true that we can’t love others more than we love ourselves, and we need to love […]

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15 Ways to Make an Ordinary Day Extraordinary

Most of us look forward to big events — birthdays, job promotions, a party — to consider a day very special. That makes sense. But the danger in waiting for momentous events is that we might miss the simple joys and delights of ordinary days. Here’s a reminder that each day can be extraordinary if […]

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3 Ways to Impress Anyone

What makes someone influential? One of the most common responses we hear is charisma—being able to connect, charm, and win over others with one’s personality. The thing is, charisma is not something you’re born with. It’s something you learn. If you want to be the person everyone wants more of, the following lessons will help […]

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15 Ways to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down

Sometimes life feels like a boating excursion on a sunny afternoon—smooth sailing, peaceful, and enjoyable. Other times it can feel more like a boxing match, where you are pummeled and down for the count. Everyone has times when they endure setbacks, disappointments, and failures. Psychologists and spiritual leaders agree that resilience is what makes the difference between […]

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