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The Dos And Don’ts Of Getting Older

Ahhh...the aging process. It's happening. And, it's happening for us all whether we like it or not. Unfortunately, some women panic and make bad decisions that have a negative impact on their lives, while others choose to lay down and give up on many of the things they embraced in their youth. But the aging process doesn't have to be bad. Instead, embrace it! Find what helps you to be yourself and live the most rebellicious life you can! Here are my best 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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3 Things You Didn’t Know About E-Cigarettes

In recent years, the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes has been phenomenal. With more people choosing to use them over regular cigarettes, the demand for e-cigarettes continues to grow. Despite their following, there are still many people who don’t know a great deal about them. This lack of knowledge can leave people weary, so they continue smoking what they are used to instead. This is unfortunate as they are missing out on the advantages that e-cigarettes can provide. You can even save money with this decision. So, if you’re considering making the switch and want to learn more, here are three things you didn’t know about e-cigarettes.

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3 Workplace Myths That May Be Hurting Your Productivity

The common workplace is inundated by dozens of horror stories, myths and rules. From bosszillas to unfair treatment, from multitasking and burn out to friendships, and even office romances, the office experience is almost like an epic battle tale or scandalous soap opera. A place that some people cringe a little when they think about it, wondering which stories they will dare to share with their grandkids. It all makes you wonder if the typical office "laws" and expectations are fair and do they really make you work more efficiently? The fact is, some of the "you must do this or this will happen" rules are not always beneficial and should be considered by every woman who works outside of the home. Here are a few office myths that may be hindering your productivity.

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Key Situations That Call For A Lawyer

We all know that if you're arrested or involved in a criminal matter, you need a lawyer. But that's not the only time you should seek legal advice. There are many situations that could prompt the assistance of a lawyer, and few of them are criminal. Attorneys can help you with a variety of legal matters, from signing a contract to finalizing a divorce. There are times when seeking a lawyer is optional, but there are other events when it would be foolish not to hire one. Often people say that they can't afford an attorney. However, legal experts will often reply that those individuals can't afford not to have one. Check out these top events for which you should always seek out legal advice.

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Finding Your Man A Gift He’ll Love

Whether it’s his birthday, your anniversary or you just fancy treating him, picking out the perfect gift can be tricky. Let’s be honest about it; …

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How To Handle An Injury At Work

Getting injured at work can be a tricky. Your course of action depends on how your injury happened. If you company or another person is responsible, you want to make sure that the appropriate steps are taken to ensure you get what you need and that no one else is in danger of the same thing happening to them. Even if what happened was an accident, you’re still entitled to compensation in some form. This guide will help you to handle an injury at work so you can get the compensation you deserve. Here are a few things you need to know about workplace injuries and how to protect your rights.

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Why Am I Feeling Down? 3 Common Culprits You May Not Have Thought Of

We all have periods in our life when we feel down and have less energy. If there is no obvious or specific cause, it can be frustrating and confusing. Outwardly things can be going well or at the very least have remained unchanged. Yet, inwardly, we can feel down and out of sorts. If it has become chronic or is interfering with your life you should, of course, seek professional advice and eliminate any serious causes. However, more often than not, it is something that we ourselves can address with simple but effective steps. Read on to discover some of the most common causes of the blues and how to address them.

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Positive and Conscientious Ways To Invest Your Money

Investing your money is about getting a return. That means coming out with more than you went in with. Fortunately, there are positive and conscientious ways to invest your money that can make you a profit but also help the world. Here are some examples that just may be exactly what you're looking for.

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How To Have A Successful Interview Or Exam

Some women are naturally better at taking exams and interviewing than others. But that doesn't mean you can't improve those highly coveted skills. Fortunately, I've been able to learn how to stay cool in these stressful situations over the years. That's not to say that I didn't feel the pressure. I did. The reason why some people sweat, get butterflies, and even tremble is that what they're doing is important to them. It's about landing that dream job or acing that exam that will put you at the top of your class or get you into the university you want. And, there is nothing wrong with that. So, if it's that important, it's worth learning how to do your best. Here are a few of my best tips for having a successful interview or exam.

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Essential Tips For Improving Your Mood

In today’s modern world, it's easy to drown in busyness, stress, and "to do list" overload. It is imperative to step back, occasionally, from it all to get your priorities in check again. Take some time out to ensure your mental and physical well-being is not taking a turn for the worst. Finding yourself in a chronic state of anger, sadness, or despair is nothing to play with. And if things don't seem to improve over a long period of time, get professional help from your primary care physician or therapist.

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5 Fantastic Careers For Business-Minded Women

You’ve got your business degree, but now you can’t decide what jobs to apply for - every graduate’s worst nightmare. Don’t panic, the important thing is that you do your research on potential companies and try to match them with your unique skills, experience, and personality. This can take some time, but once you find your dream job, you’ll know that all the effort was worth it.

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Cold Remedies…To Die For?

WednesdayWhim I’ve been told that I can get really way over the top serious sometimes. I agree with that. I take my coaching practice and …

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You Are A Creator!

Many people choose a word to meditate on instead of a new year's resolution. Yes, I got on the band wagon, except I could not choose just one! I am all over the place! I thought I needed one word and then a different one came to mind. I kept thinking of really positive words! So here I am owning three words for the year 2015. Do you have a word to use in your life? Here are mine: Balance - Awareness - Transformation

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Just A Speed Bump…

Wow, I feel like it's been forever since I sat down to write a post! The out-of-state move has been a challenging time to say the least. But I'm back! Though I still have boxes to unpack and curtains to hang, I'm looking past the physical stuff for a bit to stare into my emotional self. Change is hard. And it can even feel like your whole world is imploding on you. I've run the wheel of emotions for the past few months, as we anticipated this move and the shift we would experience. And, yes, it's felt like one huge whirlwind at times! But, really, it's just a speed bump on the journey!

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