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5 Obstacles To Living The Life Of Your Dreams

Have you ever noticed how the universe seems to put obstacles in your path just as you try to improve your life? I'm not sure if this is the case or we just realize that change is not as easy as we often think it will be. Nevertheless, if we want a better life, we must press through the challenges with wisdom, clarity, and understanding. Watch out for these 5 obstacles to living the life of your dreams.

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Handling Unplanned Pregnancy During The Dating Period

You get the news: you are pregnant after dating someone for a month? It can happen, and it does, more than you probably know. "How did this happen," you painfully wonder. Well, obviously you took a chance and had sex without protection. Regardless of the reason behind your passion misstep, you need to make some decisions and make them fast. The question: how do you handle this situation with the guy you hardly know? Here is a quick overview of what you need to consider.

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“I Want A Divorce” 3 Things To Consider Before You File

Perhaps you’ve been unhappy for a while, or maybe in the midst of a heated argument, you caught yourself imagining what life would be like with someone else. You precariously utter those 4 words: "I want a divorce." Maybe you meant them, maybe you didn’t, but now you opened that door you hoped would always stay closed.

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Could A Long Engagement Be Better For Your Relationship?

A speedy engagement might be the best choice for some people, depending on their situation. But there are many couples who believe a long engagement could be just the thing to ensure that their relationship lasts. Is it possible that spending more time in the in-between state of engagement can make your relationship stronger? Let's take a look at some strong points in favor of it.

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Power Action To Get You Healthier In 2017

Being healthier is a priority for many people, especially when the New Year rolls around. However, doing so takes time, effort, and determination...not to mention, a solid plan. How about it? Are you ready to change your life for the better? No matter where you are in your present health, consider lifestyle changes by making New Year goals and seeing January as the ultimate fresh start. With that in mind, here are some power actions to get you healthier in 2017.

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Wanna Get Married In 2017? 4 Tips To Get Things Rolling

Are you always the bridesmaid and never the bride? Do you find yourself waiting, hoping and praying that your partner is going to ask that all-important question? Is it your turn? If you have answered yes to these questions then, perhaps, now is the time to take that next step with your partner and make 2017 the year you get married. But how do you go about doing that? Easy! I thought I would share with you some ideas on how you can take the next step in your relationship. I hope it inspires you to get things moving along.

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6 Strategies To Face Your Problems Head On

Everyone has problems, right? Some of them are small and some make you want to bury your head in the sand. However, doing so won't help at all. You need to face your problems head on in order to eradicate them. Fear of the unknown has a way of stealing our courage if we are facing something difficult. Believe me, I've had a multitude of problems in my life that have done just this. Fortunately, I learned how to get through them with clarity and confidence by applying these 6 strategies.

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Big Benefits For Setting Financial Goals In The New Year

The 1st of January is the queen of Mondays; it’s the iconic day for fresh starts and grand resolutions. Obviously, you can make a fresh start at any time, but there’s something about a new year that seems to wipe the slate clean and give you a second chance to make things better. This goes double for setting financial goals. Unfortunately, many of our goals and dreams do not make it past February. I believe this is because we often try to do too much too fast.

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4 Ways To Spend Quality Alone Time With Your Partner

Getting quality alone time with your partner can be challenging, especially if you have children. Yes, we parents said goodbye to spontaneous one-on-one adventures as soon as we left the delivery room. But, even childless couples can get into a pattern of neglecting the intimacy they once knew. No matter what the reason is for the neglect in this area, there are some solutions if you are willing to make some plans and stick to them. Try these 4 things out to spice things up and find that magical alone time you long for.

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Empowering The Elderly to Live Their Best Lives

It's likely that we all have at least one elderly person in our lives. Empowering him or her to live a full, happy life is something that we can all do. After all, we will all be old someday and will want to continue being needed and useful to the world. As we age, it's too easy to forget some of the things that made us feel special and valid. We can truly help to remind them, at least the elderly who are within our reach. Here are a few ways we all can help. Also, read The Dos and Don'ts of Getting older.

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7 Solid Ways To Prepare For Your Family’s Financial Future

It’s important to make solid financial decisions and preparations that will start and keep your family on track for a bright future. Some of the things you can do take time and research but others are everyday lifestyle changes you can make today. Take a look at the ideas listed in this post and try to put as many in place as you can over the next 6 months. Looking after your family’s financial future is crucial, and no one else will do it for you. If you have some savvy tips on preparing for your financial future, please post them in the comments!

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Is Your Health Condition Holding You Back? 5 Tips To Help Break The Chains

It is common to feel disheartened or withdrawn when health conditions show up in our lives. The diagnosis might be long-term or temporary, treatable or only manageable. But ...

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Tips For Healing After Major Surgery

If you’ve been told that you need major surgery, you most likely have a thousand questions about how you will feel after and how you will recover. Whether it’s surgery to treat a disease or to mend a broken bone, your recovery will take time, focus, and wisdom. Recovering from major surgery can take weeks, or sometimes months. It’s essential that you know what to expect from your surgery, as well as how long it will take you to recover fully. You need to have an extensive consult with your primary doctor, surgeon, and the anesthesiologist. Do not do anything until you are thoroughly satisfied with the answers you receive.

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How To Be Smart About Money For Your Family

Once you become a parent, your whole world changes. Your life no longer revolves around you and your wants and needs but around your children. Being a parent comes with lots of challenges, one of the biggest is money. Kids are expensive, which means that budgeting is key to running a family home.

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Is A Career In Teaching Right For You?

There are so many career paths you can choose and various times in your life when you choose them. And, depending on your passions and your present life season, it is something to consider with great care. Most women, if they choose to work outside the home, desire to do something they are passionate about. And, one of those passions may be helping people. If this is the case, teaching may be a wonderful career choice. Also consider the varying forms of teaching, locations, groups and ages of your students, and the material in which you share.

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