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How to Prepare Yourself for Death

One step at a time is the best way to start preparing for death. Here are several emotional, practical, and spiritual ways to prepare yourself for death...

Are Flower Bouquets Boring or Brilliant Gifts? 4 Signs

Whether flower bouquets are boring or brilliant gifts depends on who you’re sending flowers to! Some people love getting flowers, while others (flower shop employees?) find floral bouquets boring. One thing we know for sure: flowers are a great stress management “tool”… “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.” ~ Sigmund Freud. If you think flowers are a good gift, check out the Peruvian Lilies – Fresh Cut Flowers on Amazon. Gorgeous! And here are four

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Why do Women (and Men!) Gossip? – Barbara Walters

Gossip affects our health, relationships, and careers — for better and for worse. Why do men and women gossip? Partly because it’s good for us! Science and evolution shows that gossip can improve our health and survival rates.  Here’s what the successful Barbara Walters says about gossip: “Show me someone who never gossips, and I’ll show you someone who isn’t interested in people.” And another zippy quip about gossip: “If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.”  ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth. Let’s

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How to Start Over After a Breakup

These tips on starting over after a breakup will help you see that your relationship isn’t the most important thing in your life. You CAN move on and be happy again!

Best Ways to Think More Creatively – Maya Angelou

How could I describe the best ways to think more creatively – and fire up your creative juices! – without calling on the great Maya Angelou? If you want to brainstorm more creative ideas, think more creatively, and add more creativity to your life, trust this poet to give you the key to firing up your creative juices… “You can’t use up creativity,” says Maya Angelou. “The more you use, the more you have.” The secret to being more creative

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