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6 Ways Love Can Help Your Bank Account

What is the key ingredient for a fulfilling life? Harvard researchers spent 75 years studying the issue and found that – drum roll please – love matters. In fact, it’s all that matters, as any Hollywo…

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10 Tips for Talking About the Future with an Aging Loved One

In the wake of a holiday gathering, it may become obvious that an older family member can no longer live safely on their own. Whether it’s a specific health condition, or just the effects of aging, a …

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9 Reasons to Be Thankful for Pets

As you brine the turkey, cheer for your favorite football team or, better yet, watch The National Dog Show this Thanksgiving week, take some time to be thankful for your pet. After all, your cat o…

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Men Denied Emergency Contraception at Pharmacies

The good news: Men are totally allowed to buy emergency contraception! The bad news: Some pharmacies still haven't gotten the memo. In the summer of 2012, researchers at Columbia University in New …

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Busted: Men Are More Helpful to Women Wearing Heels

I've never liked high heels, which pinch my toes and strain my weak ankles. In my 20s, I'd squeeze into heels for work or bar-hopping, then kick them off as soon as I got home. In my 30s, I traded hig…

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Why Online Dating is a Scam for Real Relationships

It seems like everyone's looking for love online... but are they wasting their time? Single-but-looking wasn't always so hard. If you back up just a few short years, it was commonplace to meet some…

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How Fitness Can Save a Relationship

I've got a secret to tell you: Relationships and fitness go hand in hand. They are both hard work but well worth it. Any romantic relationship that is worth something is always going to be hard work. …

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Overlooked Health Benefits of Thanksgiving

Before you dive head first into the gravy bowl, make time this Thanksgiving to go around the dinner table and talk about what you’re thankful for. Then, keep it up—practicing gratitude on a regular ba…

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4 Surprising Things Your Body Language Is Saying

We’ve all encountered people whose physical presence makes us vaguely uncomfortable. They might perch on our desk rather than sitting in a chair, or lean in a little too close for a chat. They might…

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5 Ways Introverts Can Break Out of Their Comfort Zone

"You gotta get up, get dressed and show up for life." I love good reminders, so my friend saying that to me was truly powerful. The last time I quoted her in an article it was about getting up in t…

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Sounds good, but how sustainable? Where do they grow? Can we grow our own. I will need to researc…

For those of you out there worried about menopause. As we can see from the comments it is different …