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9 Ways to Overcome Loneliness at Christmas

Learning how to overcome loneliness during the Christmas holiday season depends on the type of lonely you feel. There are actually three types of loneliness - and the cure for your feelings of being alone depends on several factors.

Registering a Trademark – Should You Make Your Logo Legal?

Make Your Logo Legal by Registering a Trademark Registering a trademark is something both new and “old” entrepreneurs wonder about; these trademark tips will help you decide if you should make your logo legal. If you’re an entrepreneur on your way to success (or you’re already running a successful small business!), it might make sense to protect your creative genius by registering it as a trademark. Before the tips, a quip: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of

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How to Cope With Rehoming Your Dog

Do you feel guilty after giving your dog away or "rehoming" him or her? Here's how to cope - it's a letter my dog wrote to her previous owner (with a little help from me!). This letter might help you see that you did the right thing.

Starting Over at 50 – What Are Your Assets? : One Thing

The first step to starting over at 50 is to identify your assets and liabilities. You'd be surprised to learn how many assets you have! Here, I define several types of assets, and offer tips for dealing with liabilities when you're starting over at 50.

Ulcerative Colitis – How Laurie Survives Inflammatory Bowel Disease : The Passion Seeker

I’m a writer surviving life with ulcerative colitis, which is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). I’ve found that living in harmony with ulcerative colitis is easier than fighting it. I’m also a blogger who wants to publish stories from people living with chronic disease. If you have a chronic illness, I’d love to hear from you! Please contact me through the comments form below. Do you have inflammatory or irritable bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s? Read Breaking

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Should I Be a Singer? What a Music Career is Really Like

Singer Songwriter Lorne Warr’s Rock Band Should you be a singer? Learn what a music career is really like! In this job description, a singer songwriter shares career tips for the music industry. Singing is a job that’s as glamorous as it is gritty. Lorne Warr, the front man of The Streels, blends his musical talents along with storytelling and songwriting gifts to create original music along with Maritime and Celtic tunes. “I was surrounded by music growing up in Newfoundland

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Side Effects of Melatonin for Sleep

A summary of what melatonin is, how it affects sleep, and the side effects of taking melatonin to sleep better. Since melatonin regulates the sleep-wake cycle, it can be an effective remedy for jet lag.