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Nov 30

Why Taking Time for Yourself is Important

The holiday rush has begun!  Thanksgiving involved a lot of cooking and visits from family, but it was just the start: the holiday season involves a lot of different events, parties, and social gatherings.  With all the rushing around shopping and planning gatherings, it’s important to take some time to yourself so you don’t get …

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Aug 16

Back to School Shopping

August is the month when most students start back to school, but something very important has to happen first: the back to school shopping trip!  Kids need to get all their school supplies plus some new clothes and other items before the school year starts.  A lot of states have even implemented tax-free days in …

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Aug 02

Little Ways to Keep a Friendship Alive

Having friends is a great thing.  They help us lighten up, get away from stress, and enjoy our lives.  But the saying “you don’t get something for nothing” does apply to friendships.  The problem is that it can be hard to keep friendships alive in today’s incredibly busy world.  We’re constantly picking up huge work …

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Jul 20

Cheer Someone Up Today

Everyone gets sad or has a bad day now and then.  When this happens to our friends, our family, or our co-workers, we want to do whatever we can to cheer them up.  Sometimes it’s hard.  Cheering someone up after they’ve lost a loved one or just received bad news about their health, for example, …

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Jul 12

Giving Someone Else a Smile Makes YOU Feel Good Too

Have you ever noticed how hard it is to say angry or upset when you’re smiling?  There’s just something about smiling that makes people feel so much better.  But sometimes it can be really hard to get that first smile out when you’re in a horrible mood.  How do you do it?  Sometimes, seeing someone …

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May 31

Little Ways to Save the Environment

World Environment Day is June 5th

With World Environment Day coming up (the 5th of June), many people are talking about ways of saving the environment.  But while some of these ways are one-time things or big events and will make an impact, they won’t be the thing that truly saves the environment.  The things that really make a difference are …

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May 17

You’ve Graduated…Now What?

Celebrate Your Graduation

Graduation is an important milestone in your life.  High school, college, graduate school…no matter what graduation you’re celebrating, it represents a big change in the direction of your life.  From high school, many people move out on their own for college and truly begin to be independent.  After college, people enter the workforce and begin …

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Apr 12

Fun Facts About Wednesdays

It’s Wednesday!  But did you know that the names of the days of the week are more than just random?  There is a history behind each name, plus each day of the week has some fun and different little facts pertaining to it. Wednesday comes from the Old English word “wodnesdaeg.”  This word meant “Woden’s …

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Mar 07

Facebook is Fun AND Can Save You Money – Learn How!

It seems like you hear about Facebook everywhere these days.  Your kids are on it.  Your co-workers have profiles.  It’s even been a big hit in the theater (the movie “The Social Network” is based on the life of Facebook’s creator).  But do you have a Facebook account?  If not, why don’t you?  There are …

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Feb 11

Make Your Valentine’s Special

With only a few days left before Valentine’s Day, many people are thinking about love and relationships and how to make the day special.  Many people have plans to go to dinner someplace nice, maybe see a movie or go to a concert, and generally enjoy the company of their special someone.  But what can …

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