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How to Study When You Can’t Focus

It's a common problem for students: you have to study for the exam, but you feel distracted. These 6 tips on how to study when you can't focus will get you through exams.

The Grieving Process After Your Husband Dies

You may still be in shock, and barely able to accept that you are a widow. These tips for dealing with the grieving process after your husband dies are from a widow. Her name is Kathleen, and she lost her husband after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

6 Ways to Help Your Alcoholic Brother or Sister

If your brother or sister struggles with alcoholism, you may feel helpless. These six ways to help an alcoholic sister or brother are based on a book called Sober Siblings - they may help you understand your sibling's drinking problem and figure out what you can do to help.

How to Live Without Your Dog

If you think you can’t live without your dog, you’re not alone. These tips for surviving your dog's death are inspired by a question from a reader…

Laser Eye Surgery Recovery Tips : One Thing

PRK or LASIK are safe forms of laser eye surgery, but recovery can be tricky. Here are the best ways to heal from the side effects of PRK or LASIK. I had laser eye surgery, and healed quickly and painlessly. The short-term discomfort of getting and recovering from laser eye surgery is worth the long-term gains! First, here’s what one surgeon says about LASIK and PRK: “There is very little, if any, pain during surgery. It is during the recovery

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How to Treat a Dog’s Scratched Eye

Here’s how my veterinarian treated my dog’s scratched eye, plus tips for dealing with eye scratches in dogs. Georgie has been to the vet twice for eye-related problems: once for a scratched eye, and once for an eye infection. Vetericyn Ophthalmic Gel is a very popular eye ointment for dogs. It’s safe, and may help keep a dog’s scratched eye free from infection. Infection is the scariest thing about eye scratches in dogs, because an infection could cause eye loss. And

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7 Ways to Be Passionate About Getting Rid of Debt

It’ll take forever to pay off your student or other loans if you’re not passionate about getting rid of debt! These seven tips on eliminating financial debt are from a man who paid off his student loans and a $400,000 home mortgage – a man who is passionate about the freedom money brings. That man is my husband Bruce, and he recently started blogging about financial matters. He’s passionate about investing money, saving money, and getting rid of debt –

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What to Do With a Psychology Degree

My first degree is in Psychology, my second degree is in Education, and I’m currently working on my Master’s of Social Work (MSW). Before I decided to go back to university for my Education degree, I researched jobs for people with psychology degrees.

How to Relax During a Massage

If you can't relax during a massage, you won't reap the benefits of getting massaged - such as lower blood pressure, prevention of colds, enhanced skin tone and reduced anxiety and stress. These tips on how to relax during a massage will increase your emotional and physical health.

Hairstyles for Women Over 40

These five tips for choosing a hairstyle for women over 40 include a fantastic “before and after” picture of one of Diane Keaton's best hairdo's.