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Valuable Lessons from ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’

Spoiler alert: this article reveals some important things that happen in the movie. I believe this movie has a chance to be a long-term classic. It will become a classic if people figure out what the movie is really about. I feel that the purpose of ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ is not to […]

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Five Steps to Finding Love in the New Year

A new year is approaching and we have an opportunity to reflect on 2013 and set intentions for the life we hope to create in the present and future. The symbolism of closing this year offers us the chance to greet 2014 with optimism, hope, gratitude and the opening for love and beyond. It might feel […]

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Six Gifts Only You Can Give Yourself

‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and you don’t have to be a kid to get excited about opening presents and watching loved ones do the same. As gratifying as it is to give gifts and receive them, there are some gifts you can only give yourself. Which doesn’t mean a shopping spree so you can […]

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The Biggest Reasons You May Not Have Found ‘The One’ Yet

Have friends wondered why you are still single? Is it the default question your mother turns to when you’re on the phone with her? And more importantly, are you scratching your head as to why you are not in a relationship? Is it possible that you have some hidden blocks that are keeping you unattached? […]

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Elizabeth Gilbert: What I’ve Learned About Love

After a difficult divorce and an unsatisfactory rebound relationship, Elizabeth Gilbert took a break from her everyday life and went on a journey to Italy, India and Bali, to recapture joy, and find spirituality and balance. Her quest became the basis of her best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love. She also found love along the way, […]

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20 Things to be Thankful For

‘Tis the season to be thankful. Not sure where to begin? Here are 20 things to appreciate this year.

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Single & Thankful: Why Gratitude is a Game-Changer for Those Seeking Love

Meister Eckhardt wrote, “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” It’s true that a life characterized by genuine gratitude brings so many benefits to the thankful person—emotional health, inner peace, stronger relationships, and less anxiety. What’s more, most singles know that a spirit of […]

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Ten Great Comebacks to the ‘Why Are You Still Single?’ Question

Don’t let nosy questions about your singleness catch you off-guard. While it’s none of your great-aunt’s business as to why you’re still single, she’s still likely to inquire. Here are 10 great comebacks to the “Why are you still single?” question: 1. Because you haven’t proposed yet. 2. Just lucky, I guess. 3. Name one married superhero. Exactly. […]

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The Connection Between Weight, Eating and Self-Image

If you want to return to your ideal weight, two choices face you. You can go on a diet or do something else. This book is about that something else. Dieting involves the wrong kind of motivation, which is why it rarely leads to the desired goal. You are taking the route of self-denial and […]

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Four Basic Principles to Prevent ‘Holidaze’

As the holiday season settles into stores, our neighborhoods, the airwaves and upon the earth, looking ahead can bring warm anticipation. Thoughts of seeing family and friends in celebration can be delightful! The unfortunate paradox is that in our eagerness to participate in the season to its fullest, we often find ourselves overworked, stressed, and […]

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