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How to Get Rid of Bunions – 10 Bunion Cures

A bunion (hallux valgus) can cause pain on the side of your foot. These 10 bunion cures will help ease foot pain and show you how to get rid of bunions. I researched these cures because my foot bunion is so painful and I'm only 44 years old!

What is Transformative Mediation?

In my Conflict Resolution and Mediation class, we reviewed different types of conflict mediation strategies. Here's what transformative mediation is, according to the professor.

14 Best Gifts for Writers

I'm a writer, and I want every one of the gifts on this list! They're the best and most creative gifts for writers because they inspire, motivate, and encourage writers to keep writing.

Taking Care of Your Breast Health – Renée Zellweger

The life lesson: the better care you take of your breast health, the better equipped you’ll be to face breast cancer. The successful woman: Renée Zellweger. “[Every woman] should put breast exams on a list of things you deserve to do,” says the Academy award-winning actress Zellweger. “You deserve to have a mammogram every year after a certain stage of life.” Here’s how Renée Zellweger coped with a breast cancer scare, and how to take care of your own breast health. Being proactive and responsible not only gives

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How to Help Kids Cope With a Pet’s Death

After a pet dies, you may not know what to tell your children. These five tips for telling kids about pet loss are from Letting Go of an Animal You Love: 75 Ways to Survive Pet Loss. It's my ebook; I interviewed pet loss experts, grief counselors, and veterinarians for the healthiest tips for grieving the death of a beloved dog or cat.

Does Owning a Dog Make You Happy?

If you haven’t figured out exactly how owning a dog makes you happy, you’ll find the answers here. This is a summary of research on dogs and happiness.

5 Signs You’re a Toxic Friend

Most of us can recognize a bad friendship fairly quickly, but we may not know if we ourselves are toxic friends. These signs you're in a toxic friendship will help you see yourself more clearly.

What is a Laser Therapist? Inside a Laser Light Therapy Job

You’re not alone if you’re wondering what a laser therapist is and does! Get inside a laser light therapy job with this self-employed laser technician. She doesn’t just explain the laser acupuncture process, she shares what it’s like to work as a laser therapist. Maureen Lucas-West is the business manager of Imagine Laserworks North Shore in Vancouver, BC. She is also the primary laser technician, office administrator, and chief “bottle washer”! “A lot of people hear ‘laser acupuncture’ and have

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Should You Adopt a Second Dog?

If you love pets, you might wonder if you should adopt a second dog. Here’s a list of the pros and cons of adopting another pet, plus a few tips for adding a second dog to your family.

Help Grieving the Death of Your Dog

Here are several different ideas to help you process the grief you feel about the death of your dog. Nothing will take your loss away, but these resources will show you that you’re not alone.