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5 Ways to Cope With Toxic Female Friendships

Toxic female friendships will drag you under and keep you down. These ways to cope with toxic friendships are inspired by quotes from Joan Baez, who knows how hard one-on-one relationships can be.

What to Wear to Work – Tips for Female Counselors

Knowing what to wear to work is never easy, especially if you’re a female counselor. Here’s what I learned in my counseling practice - I’m working as an alcohol and drug addictions counselor in a residential treatment program for men.

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.