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5 Myths About Pulling Out, Busted

The withdrawal method, a.k.a. pulling out, sometimes gets a bad rap—some people don’t even consider it a “real” method of birth control, even though 60% of couples have used it at least once. Because …

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How to Break Up With Someone

We told you how to really mend a broken heart. But what if you’re the one who’s doing the heartbreaking? How do you minimize someone else’s pain (yes, even those times when you want to hurt them) and …

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How To Forgive Yourself

My eyes were opened recently to many of the ways in which I create my own suffering, including how I’ve created this separation story that left me feeling lonely and disconnected for much of my life. …

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How To Deal With Loss During The Holidays

By: Jennifer Boykin It’s “that time of year,” and the pressure is on. To look happy, to be happy, to have a happy family, to make happy memories. To cook beautiful meals that you serve to bea…

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3 Tips for Getting out of a Funk

Some days we get caught in a gloomy funk with no clear way out. But being in a bad mood isn't the issue: it's how we handle it that is. A typical response to a bad mood is to try to force it to stop, …

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9 Things to Know Before Getting a Dog

By PetMD Have you been dreaming of getting a dog ever since you saw the reruns of the television classic Lassie as a kid? Or maybe you were fortunate enough to watch the original series. While yo…

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P.S. – I Made This: A DIY Book Review (with videos)

Do you judge a book by its cover? When books come my way to be reviewed, it is the cover design that grabs me first. So, even before I cracked open P.S.-I Made This…I See It. I Like It. I Make It. by …

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Healthy Jicama Fries

Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus, P. tuberosus), pronounced HEE-ka-ma, is native to Central America, where it is also known as Yam Bean or Mexican Turnip. The genus name, Pachyrhizus is derived from the Gre…

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How to Buy and Store Essential Oils

Essential oils are extremely precious and should be treated with respect. They also vary in cost depending on the plant; jasmine and rose can be very costly. The lavender plant produces lots of oil, r…

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Brighten Up Your Workspace

I've seen my fair share of crummy office spaces--although now I am fortunate to work in a lovely one. If you spend your time in a not-so-inspired workspace, there are some quick fixes to brighten up y…

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What was that old saying? Smile and the world smiles with you...?

Some of the listed health issues make hormone based birth control a less than desirable choice. …

jill s; i could not have said it better

Cute video but that dog looks nothing like a bull dog to me.

Thanks for the great article :):):):)