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  • 20170405


    Life is sometimes rough and presents you with challenges. However, there are many ways to keep a bright perspective during these times. The difference between letting life get you down and rising to the occasion is often nothing more than an adjustment in your attitude. If you want to attract more positivity in your life, below are some ideas to get you headed in the right direction.

    First, it is important to adjust your attitude. You have the choice to be bitter about life or the choice...

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  • 20170322


    There is a misconception in the media that you can't effectively lose fat and gain bulk (as in muscle mass) at the same time. This is false and untrue. Weight loss is more easily attainable when you include a weight lifting component in your training regime. Why is this is this so? Weight lifting not only burns calories, but the muscle that you build burns calories when you are at rest.

    To maintain your weight you have to eat a certain amount of calories (this will vary for each person)....

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  • 20170321


    Journaling improves our health mentally, emotionally, and physically. For those with even a little exposure to journaling, this comes as no surprise. Journaling is a great way to express pent up emotions and deal with problems (past, present, and future). If you've never kept a journal before, it's easy to get started.

    Step One: Pick the Method that Works for You

    You may not know what that is yet, but don't let that stop you. There's no harm in trying out different techniques;...

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  • 20170320


    Writing is a creative endeavor. While you may believe that you are only a writer if your writing is published, nothing could be further from the truth. All writing is art, whether it is published or not. Every type of writing also has value, whether you choose to write

    a biography
    or a journal,
    a fictional story
    or even a timeline of your own family.

    You may worry about writer's block. Writer's block is usually not a problem of lack of inspiration but rather...

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  • 20170319


    There are many people that have talents such as writing, painting or sewing and they would love nothing more than to use their talents to make a full time income. Many people shy away from pursuing their passions on a full time basis for a variety of reasons.

    Some of these reasons include not being able to make enough money, lack of money to invest in their passion full time and lack of self confidence or support from family and friends. These are not reasons that should keep you from enjoying...

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  • 20170318


    If you’re like many people, writing a letter is not the first task at the top of your “To do” list. However, if there is something that you need to accomplish or something that you need from a business or organization, a formal business letter is a must. Here are some tips for getting this task at the top of the list and the letter actually out the door!

    1. You must first know what you want your letter to accomplish. Therefore, write out in 50 words or less what it is you need or want done....

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  • 20170314


    Having your small business listed on the Internet is not what it used to be. The competition for potential customers has gotten increasingly competitive. As more and more companies realize that the Internet is the venue of first choice when looking for products and services, the field has become crowded and it is easier to be lost in the crowd.

    Being noticed by customers has always been one of the most important aspects of running a small business. How to be noticed by prospective customers...

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  • 20170313


    Those of us who have the ability to be home with our children during the summer months often find that we are blessed with the resource of time but not always an abundance of money. Summer camp experiences may be financially out of reach or only affordable for one week of the summer. So what is a parent to do for the other 9 weeks?

    Planning memorable and fun summer days with school-aged children requires some creativity but is possible and can be fun for the kids and the parent who is at...

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  • 20170309


    Sometimes stress can get the best of us. Perhaps you are having a bad day, a bad week, or even a bad year. Maybe you have lost a job or been given a promotion with added responsibility. Whatever the cause of your stress, it is important to understand how to get a handle of it.

    Stress is dangerous both from a physical and mental standpoint. Chronic stress over a long period of time will not only leave you feeling exhausted, ineffective and frustrated, but it could contribute to problems with...

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  • 20170307


    In a poor economy, it can be difficult to enjoy the finer things in life, such as going out to a fancy restaurant with your significant other. Consider the price of gas, movie tickets, dinner, drinks, etc., and you may find yourself postponing dates until your finances are better. But did you ever consider having a romantic and enjoyable night at home?

    In this article you will find affordable and fun ideas to entertain a loved one without leaving the comfort of your own home. All you need...

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  • 20170301


    Ever wondered what you need to know to be a better salesperson in any field that you choose? When times are tough, being a salesperson is even harder than usual. Thankfully, there are a myriad of ways for you to get an edge over the competition.

    Over-the-telephone salesperson

    With telephone sales, it is extremely important that you speak clearly and always keep a pleasant tone. You want to connect with the people on the other end of the line and make them feel like they’ve known...

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  • 20170228


    Why do we not do what we know we should or want to do? Often, the reasons are roadblocks we put before ourselves in the guise of others. Recognizing these roadblocks can help us get over them.

    Roadblock: They’ll make fun of me / judge me / criticize me.

    Realization: If doing this is better for me, then it is more important than possible criticism, jokes or judgment.

    Detour: What is the criticism? If it is of possible failure, incorporate those ideas into a plan to...

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  • 20170228


    Frugal charity is not an oxymoron. You can wisely manage your money while finding ways to give more to others. Below are some tips to help you accomplish just that.

    1. Collect money as a group and buy canned goods in bulk and at a discount. This yields more food to give to the hungry than everyone bringing their own cans.

    2. Cash in an envelope can be stolen. If sending money to someone who needs it, send a debit card instead of cash. Rechargeable gift cards to retailers like...

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  • 20170215


    Many of us who have a certain passion in life are not actively pursuing it. Some of the common reasons of not actively pursuing your passion have a lot to do with time and money. Below are some ideas about how you can make more time for yourself to pursue your passion.

    One thing that you can do is write down a list of priorities. Assess your life and determine what the key pieces to survival and happiness are for you. Then, take an honest look and reach each item on your priority list from...

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  • 20170227


    Consulting is a very demanding profession. Consulting can also be a very rewarding profession. To be successful, professional consultants need a wide range of skill sets.

    Business Skills

    Consultants need to have a thorough grounding and a broad understanding of the industry or government sector in which they will be working. In addition, they need to be exceptionally proficient in all aspects of the business discipline they are supporting. For example, they may need to have in-depth...

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  • 20170224


    NaNoWriMo is an abbreviation for National Novel Writing Month. Every November, it offers writers a simple challenge: complete a 50,000 word work of fiction in 30 days or less. There are some key steps that you should take if you want to reach this goal.

    Plan Ahead

    First, plan ahead. Although you may not write any of your 50,000 words before the start date, it's a good idea to brainstorm ideas and write plot outlines well in advance. Think about your characters, your setting, your...

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  • 20170223


    Mornings too often begin with the loud buzz of an alarm clock, the cry of a baby, or the whine of a spouse who cannot find his socks. This immediate stress can leave us instantly frustrated and much more ready to go back to bed instead of approach the day. And when additional mishaps occur, the stress only builds, leaving us a tangled mess by the end of the day.

    There is, however, a solution. By taking ten to thirty minutes in the morning and using it for relaxation, you will feel peaceful...

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  • 20170214


    The Internet has created many unique opportunities for social interaction. One particularly popular form of this online interaction is the message board, or forum. This is a guide intended to help you survive and thrive on a forum, and it assumes you have some familiarity with forums. If you have no clue what a forum is, find one on your favorite website and explore how to use a forum.

    First, before posting on a message board, make sure that you have an idea of the particular niches and...

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  • 20170204


    You and your clients or business colleagues need space to meet, and the major venues are already booked. Perhaps your meeting group wants to find a place to meet without paying a hundred dollars per visit. Below are some ideas to help you find meeting space for less.

    1. Use restaurants that offer space to groups and classes that agree to eat there. These locations can be identified by following signs for one day driver’s education/defensive driving courses that advertise lunch included....

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  • 20170203


    If you have a free Saturday this winter, you may want to go super-geek and organize that pile of books that serves as your personal library. It may seem like a chore, but sorting through years of books can be entertaining. Of course, you also gain the added benefits of quicker access to the books you actually need as well as more floor space.

    To begin to free this potential space from the cluttered piles, clear a space to work. This may need to be another room, but one method is to remove...

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  • 20170131


    If you have ever dreamed of being self-employed, you have probably wondered what it takes to make the leap from an employee to working for yourself. It really isn't as difficult as you might think. Below are some tips to help you on the road to self-employment.

    1. Buy and read Paul Hawkins "Growing a Business." He's the guy who created "The Whole Earth Catalog" and started Smith and Hawkins Gardening Supply.

    2. Start thinking...

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  • 20170130


    Learning to manage a busy lifestyle is a tough thing to do. There is always something to worry about and always something that needs to be done. How do you manage to keep your sanity and still get everything accomplished?

    Prioritize

    First, you must learn to prioritize. Things that are most obviously important have to get done. You have to work, keep your house orderly, and nourish yourself. Make a very detailed schedule that outlines the most efficient use of...

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  • 20170130


    The landscape of today's work world is rapidly changing. Companies are facing increased pressure to cut costs. Workers are facing long commutes and higher gas prices. Parents are challenged by both the need to earn income and the desire and responsibility to be in the home to care for their children. These factors have led to an increasing trend in telecommuting.

    When employees work from home offices, employers benefit from increased retention and lower overhead. Employees benefit from increased...

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  • 20170130


    More and more people are deciding to work from home. Although you may think that working from home is a dream that is out of your reach, nothing could be further from the truth. All you need to do is make the decision to do it and the rest will fall into place. If you value your freedom and are not afraid of hard work, there is no reason why you can't make a living from home.

    What are the benefits of working from home?

    You can make your own hours.

    You...

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  • 20170130


    If you work from home, being organized is very important. Whether you own a small business or you are a freelance writer, working in an orderly environment will make completing your job much easier. There are a variety of ways to make sure that you have an orderly home office and make the most of your office space.

    If possible, create your own office space and make sure everyone else is aware that it is your work space. Designating work space limits your work area to a specific place and...

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