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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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35 Ways to Better Your Life Right Now

I recently experienced a health scare with a good ending. While I studied and practiced measures to improve my health, I also enjoyed more energy and vitality overall. As a result, I have now incorporated these health strategies into my regular habits, usually daily or at least consistently each week. These tips have improved the […]

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15 Ways to Get Along with Nearly Anyone

Much of success in life hinges upon the ability to relate well to others. In preschool, we were told to “Play nice … share … treat others as you want to be treated.” Those basic people skills apply to grown-ups just as much, whether dealing with neighbors, clients, coworkers, or roommates. And especially potential romantic […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Painter

Working up the courage to ask that cute painter out for coffee? Just do it. Here are 15 reasons to date a painter: 1. Who wouldn’t want to be a muse? 2. Painters are self-disciplined, passionate, and motivated. 3. Your date might challenge the way you look at the world around you. 4. You’ll be exposed to a whole […]

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