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14 Ways to Experience Contentment Today

Lots of people and organizations offer the “secret” to lasting contentment. And why not? This is a quality everyone desires but few seem to achieve. Consider the possibility there’s no secret—no surefire formula or magic elixir—needed to experience contentment, but rather simple shifts in attitude and action that anyone can implement. This doesn’t mean that […]

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15 Ways to Date Successfully as a Single Parent

Everyone knows that dating is complicated under the best of circumstances. Add children into the picture, and things can get doubly complicated. But complications need not keep a single parent from dating … and dating successfully. Careful planning and wise decision-making can lead to an enjoyable dating life—and who knows, maybe even the partner you’ve been […]

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How to Create Happiness Regardless of Your Relationship Status

During the difficult moments in your life, you might find yourself desperate for the love and approval of others. You might find yourself looking for praise, support, and attention externally – relying on others (family, friends, partners, etc.) to make you feel better about yourself and your circumstances. Whether you are single or in a relationship, problems are […]

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How to Let Go of Others (When You Really Want to Hold on Tighter!)

When friends and family members are going through a rough time, often our immediate reaction is to try to resolve the situation for them. To ease their pain. To make life better. If a romantic relationship isn’t going the way we want, a common reaction is to cling harder, trying to convince the other person […]

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Ladies, Want More Online Dates? Try a Red Background

The color red is commonly acknowledged as being linked with passion and sexuality. Eve’s red apple is a symbol of seduction. Valentine cards, symbolizing romantic love, are often red. In films, from Marilyn Monroe in ‘Niagara’ to ‘The Woman in Red’, to Jessica Rabbit, iconic in her slinky red dress, beautiful women (and rabbits) wear red. […]

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To Tell or Not to Tell a Friend: ‘I Don’t Like Your Partner’

A delicate, yet unfortunately common dilemma involves what to do when you don’t like a friend’s boyfriend or girlfriend. Many can relate to the internal battle between keeping your mouth shut or speaking your opinion. This is a difficult topic because emotions are involved and there is no clear-cut right or wrong answer. Naturally, there […]

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10 Reasons to Date a Vegan

1. Vegans are passionate people. Their passion for a cause and for a lifestyle flows into all other areas of their lives. 2. Vegans have better sex lives. Their plant-based diets can boost hormone levels. 3. They are cheap dates! Veggies and tofu cost a lot less than lobster and steak. 4. Vegans aren’t afraid to stand up for […]

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3 Tips to Surround Yourself with Positive People

Do some people just drain the life out of you? You know, energy suckers? Believe it or not, they are direct reflections of the limiting beliefs you have about yourself. They are simply mirroring back to you the insecurities which they sense coming from you! Luckily you can change who is drawn to you and how people […]

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15 Ways to Handle Difficult People

As much as we hope to surround ourselves with only pleasant, positive people, that is wishful thinking. The fact is, we all encounter difficult people … more frequently than we want. Since you can’t avoid difficult people completely, here are ideas for how to deal with them: 1. Don’t take it personally. Difficult people are that way […]

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Children or No Children? That is the Question

A major issue for both men and women in finding the right relationship is whether or not children will become a part of it. If your vision centers on creating a family with children, as mine did, learning that a potential partner can’t conceive or has chosen not to have children –– or being that […]

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