Linda Shuma

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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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10 Ways Great Speakers Capture People's Attention

First you must grab your listeners' attention--then you need to hold it. Check out these simple ways to do both.<p>In my mind, there are two kinds of attention: neck down, and neck up. Neck-up attention is when the listener has to make an effort to pay attention. Neck-down attention is when the …

10 habits of debt-free people

Whether you’ve resolved to get debt-free this year or you have a long way to go to get there, it’s good to be inspired. Look at people you know who …

Toxic tampons: How ordinary feminine care products could be hurting women

<b>(Jiri Hera via Shutterstock)</b><p>We talk about toxins in food and cosmetics — but the dangerous chemicals inside tampons and pads are being ignored<p>Laura Kiesel<p>December 22, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Nowadays, we hear a lot about the noxious cocktail of chemicals that can be found in our food, furniture, cleaning …

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What to eat before a swim

Swimming provides a good workout for the whole body and is a great way to keep fit and healthy. As a competitive sport, training can involve a …

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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-year-old Japanese woman’s amazing collection of painstakingly-crafted traditional Japanese temari handballs has been unveiled to the public for …

7 Christmas songs that are unintentionally depressing

<b>My Morning Jacket (AP/Vince Bucci)</b><p>Sometimes music that’s supposedly joyous is decidedly not. These holiday downers will bring out the Grinch in you<p>Patrick Wensink<p>December 24, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>Christmas time is supposed to be packed with joy. But let’s face it: Sometimes we are left with emotional …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …