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7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations — you're debt free! Now what?The road to debt elimination was long and treacherous, but just because the black cloud of lingering …

Secret To A Long-Lasting Marriage: Put Your Personal Happiness Aside

“If both of you are putting each other first then no one comes second.”<p>–Author Unknown<p>Photo Credit: Pedro Ribeiro Simões on Flickr<p>Shortly after …

10 Ways to Make Her Happy

Remember the old adage: "If she's not happy, he's not happy."<p>As in all such sayings, there's a kernel of truth in this one. When my son was a young boy, I taught him how to master the art of intimacy. I told him that if he learned this, he would live a happy life.<p>Because life is all about …

6 Reasons People Leave Relationships

Embed from Getty Images<i>A breakdown of what goes wrong and what you can do so they’ll choose to stay.</i>____No two relationships are the same but the …

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

Why You Need a Life Coach to Change

Really being seen and heard by someone is very powerful and profound. It changed my life and it will change yours. Having an intuitive life coach support, guide and teach you on a regular basis is empowering, inspiring and one of the best decisions you can make if you want to create more in your …

40 Ways for Stay At Home Moms and Dads to Earn Money

Being a stay-at-home mom or dad is a full-time job, but it doesn’t pay a full-time paycheck. This makes it difficult for some one-income families to …

What Happened When I Had Sex Every Day For A Year

I just had sex every day for a year, and I didn't tell you about it.<p>But I did video tape it, so check it out -> here!<p>Just kidding.<p>I wasn't even sure I was going to go into it, but here we are. <i>*pats the empty space on the couch*</i><p>It was the email that never made <i>the emails,</i> mostly because it was the …

Even introverts can learn to be great talkers

Whether you're engaging in chit-chat with co-workers on the first day of your new job, or talking to a customer to land a potential sale, you need good communication skills in the workplace.<p>Everyone experiences awkward moments, such as being alone in the elevator with the boss for the interminable …

The True Cost of Owning a Home: 6 Things you Might Not Have Thought Of

Homeownership comes with several expenses, but many new home buyers only think about the fees they have to face up front, such as closing costs and …

39 Ways to Live A Beautiful Life

When I was about nine years old, a beloved aunt on my mother's side was involved in a serious, life-altering car accident. The accident left her …

10 ways to avoid burnout at work

Andrew Dumont found out the hard way of what it meant to be a young entrepreneur who burned out. Here are his tips to prevent burnout

25 Things Every Young Professional Should Know by Age 25

If you want a job straight out of college, don't come knocking on Kirk McDonald's door.<p>The president of a tech company in New York City, McDonald wrote a brutally honest op-ed in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> called "Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won't Hire You." He believes most college graduates …

20 Things Every Parent Should Hear

1. You are a hero for your kids. You are. You're a go-the-distance, fight-the-dragon, face-the-challenges hero for your kids. Taking a beating makes that more true. Not less.<p>2. We all struggle. Every parent. Everywhere. We all second-guess ourselves. And we all want to quit sometimes. Hold the good …