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8 Holiday Gifts That Will Actually Help Somebody Improve Their Life

Oh, the holidays. A time where many of us take time away from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives to enjoy quality time with friends, family, and loved ones. For the most part, the holiday season is a joyous time of year, but it can also be a stressful one as we struggle to pay for the many gi...

The Golden Rule in Difficult Times

In light of the U.S. election results, I found myself profoundly sad. Sad because bigotry and animosity had exploded in that country over the months we watched the forerunners state their claims. Hatred and exclusion based or race, or gender, or religion, or socio-economic status seemed to rise to s...

8 Traits That Can Halt & End A Relationship Easily

What are new love affairs made of? Butterflies and rainbows. Fantasies and dreams. Sex that makes your toes curl spiced with passionate screams.  These are the things new love affairs are made of.  End scene. Exit characters. Time to face reality. Falling in love has always made my head spin, in a ...

8 Qualities of Sincerely Authentic People

We are all unique, yet we live in a time where there has never been more pressure to become a copy. TV shows, movies, tabloids, advertisements, social media feeds, and even peers consistently bombard us with who is doing it "right," and what we need to be doing to have it in our life. Because of th...

5 Quick Life Hacks To Break A Persistent Bad Mood

I thought it was just me, but it seems as though nearly everyone I talk to has been having a rough time over the past few weeks. Couples are breaking up, businesses are in turmoil, and people feel lost, unsure of which direction to go in life. Whether or not this recent wave of unhappiness has affe...