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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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Stop What You’re Doing! How to Change Behaviors That Hurt Your Romantic Relationships

We all strive for close, loving, lasting relationships – but for many people, fear gets in the way. Depending on what you’ve experienced in the past, you may fear that the person you love will leave, or cheat, or treat you badly. And these fears can cause you to react in ways that push your […]

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15 ways to be a great friend

15 Ways to Be a Great Friend

It’s said that the quality of our lives is largely determined by the quality of our friendships. Your traveling companions on the journey of life can pick you up when you fall, bring out your best, and propel you forward. The surest way to have great friendships is to be a great friend. The bonus […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Lefty

We all know by now that left-handed folks aren’t of the devil, right?! Here are 15 reasons to date an amazing lefty. 1. If your date’s a lefty and you’re right-handed, you can hold non-dominant hands while eating dinner — or filling out paperwork. 2. Maybe it’s because they’re living in a right-handed world, but lefties excel at […]

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15 reasons to date a school principal

15 Reasons to Date a School Principal

Working up your nerve to visit the principal’s office? Here are 15 reasons to date a school principal: 1. To get over your fear of the principal’s office. 2. In fact, you’ll want to visit the principal’s office. 3. You’ll be dating someone in a position of power who commands a certain respect from students and colleagues alike. Can […]

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15 Ways to Avoid Mr. or Ms. Wrong

Let’s be honest — no one ever sets out to spend a lifetime in a relationship with the wrong person. That’s an outcome we all are trying to avoid. And yet, if the number of failed relationships is any indication, that’s precisely where a sizable number of people end up anyway. The truth is, many men and women […]

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