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What to Look for in a Counseling Practicum

Whether you’re getting an undergrad or graduate degree in counseling, you’ll probably have to do a counseling practicum. Here’s what I looked for when I decided on a counseling practicum – everything from location to the type of counselors in the organization.

Low Calorie Diets Lead to Higher Bowel Disease Death Rates – New Beginnings

If you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), don’t eat a low calorie diet! New IBD research shows that low calorie diets lead to higher bowel disease rates…in mice. While this research hasn’t been replicated in humans, it is something to think about. I’m on a low-cal diet – just to stay lean and mean, not because I have ulcerative colitis – and I’d eat more chocolate cake and nachos if I thought it’d increase my lifespan! But I’m also not

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8 Natural Ways to Regulate Your Period

Knowing how to regulate your period can change your life - literally! You can regulate your monthly cycle by balancing your hormones naturally, but it requires some experimentation. What works for one woman doesn't work for another.

Martha Stewart – Bending Steel With Her Mind

Martha Stewart says she can bend steel with her mind – which is probably why she’s one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. Here’s what she told Oprah: “I can almost bend steel with my mind. I can bend anything if I try hard enough. I can make myself do almost anything. But you can get too strong, so you have to be careful. You have to temper your strength.” O, the confidence! O, the determination! If I

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Money Lessons for Women in Their 50s and 60s

These money lessons for women in their fifties and sixties are from the financial experts at Women & Co (a website dedicated to finances for women). They also contributed Money Lessons for Women in Their 20s, 30s, and 40s, here on See Jane Soar. “Age is more than just a number when it comes to financial planning,” says Lisa Caputo and Linda Descano – the dynamic duo behind Women & Co. “Starting early can help give you a leg up

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What Does an Online Web Editor Do?

In this job description of an online web editor, a website editor shares the best and worst parts of her job and offers tips for a career in digital media and editing.

How to Stay Positive When You’re Sick

Five tips for staying positive when you’re sick with a chronic illness such as colitis, cancer, Crohn’s, or celiac disease - inspired by the Parable of the Hospital Window.

How to Help a Hospice Patient

If someone you love is going into hospice care, these tips on how to help a hospice patient will give you an insider’s perspective. Knowing what your loved one is going through will help you take care of them until the end.

7 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Coffin

These coffin decorating ideas are inspired by Creativity in Grief. Learning how to decorate your coffin may seem odd at first, but when you think about it…it kinda makes sense!