The Key to Real Choices

The Key to Real Choices

Sexuality and spirituality were not considered poetically and aiming for a successful life left little room for passion and visions. Sexuality was less something to be celebrated and felt than something to be practiced morally and antiseptically. The same went for spirituality.

By: Bud Harris

In the practical world I grew up in, sexuality and spirituality were not considered poetically. The logic of aiming for a successful life left little room for passion and visions. Practically from the moment I was born, I was urged to join society’s routines that would march me through life. The ancient mythologies and rituals …

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Dream Catchers

Dream Catchers

DREAM CATCHERS, is a Native American store that specializes in hand-crafted leather goods, mandellas, blankets, actual buffalo hides, pottery and beads among others.

By: Pat Jacobs

Shawne Bowman and her mother have created their own niche with DREAM CATCHERS, a Native American store that specializes in hand-crafted leather goods, mandellas, blankets, actual buffalo hides, pottery and beads among others.

Located in Austintown, Ohio, the company opened on May 5th, 1993 and is the only store of its kind within the area. It aptly showcases the diversity and beauty of Native artwork. Items can be purchased retail or wholesale.

The store’s …

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Birth Order

Birth Order

Birth order is only one of many factors in personality development. No one order is better than another but it can be reversed or turned around by illness, early death, or the mental incapacity of a sibling.

By: Pat Jacobs

Are you a very neat person? Do you try to color coordinate your clothes? Love making lists? There’s a good chance you’re first born in your family birth order.

This refers to whether you were the first, second, or came later in your family.

Your birth order affects your personality and nearly every aspect of your life, but it is …

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First Comes Friendship, Then Comes Marriage

Wedding

We have a good marriage, and much to celebrate. What makes it work? Perhaps because, it resembles the neglected, yet deeply important bond I shared with my childhood best friend.

By: Aurelie Sheehan
Author of History Lesson for Girls

This month my husband and I are celebrating our eighth anniversary — safely and well beyond the Seven Year Itch. We have a good marriage, and much to celebrate. What makes it work? I don’t know — luck, probably. Or maybe it’s because it resembles, more than the relationships I’ve had with some men, the neglected, yet deeply important bond I …

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One More Time… Do Women Make Better Leaders than Men?

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Is leadership gender neutral, or does gender matter? Are men better at the leadership thing in practice, or do women have better leadership attributes in theory?

By: Dr. Anthony F. Smith

Author of The Taboos of Leadership

An outsider, studying our culture from the headlines on business and news magazines, might wonder what all the fuss is about. Women wanted the top jobs, then they got them, then they didn’t want them anymore. Men wanted to keep women out, then they thought that becoming more feminine would give them a competitive advantage, then they got tough and ruthless all

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Getting Back on the Career Track

Career Woman If you’re not sure whether or not you want to return to paid work, visit the Back on the Career Track Website and take the Relaunch Readiness Quiz. Career counselors, recruiters and employers, can help.

 

 

By: Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian Steir Rabin

Authors of Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay at Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work

Would you like to return to the work world but are concerned about how to find an opportunity that will allow you to fulfill your family or other non-work obligations, nervous about how to “market …

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Tips to Help You Save Money on Auto Insurance

Save Money on Auto Insurance

Many insurance companies have Good Student, Accident Free, Claims Free, Senior, Automatic Seatbelt, Car Alarm discounts and more. However, some insurance companies don’t offer them; you might have to ask for the discounts.

By: Cristina Toney

  • The higher your deductibles are on Comprehensive and Collision, the cheaper your policy will be. I recommend no less than $500.00 each, and if your car is already damaged or is over 10 years old, you may not need this coverage at all.
  • If you are a senior, ask your Agent if there is a driving refresher class you can take to get a

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How to Look Slimmer

How to Look Slimmer

Baby-Boomer women can learn to select the right clothes and capitalize on an optical illusion. By wearing clothes that are appropriate for their body shape women can look as much as ten pounds slimmer.

By: Sheila Dicks

No matter what their size, most women want to look slimmer. By wearing clothes that are appropriate for your body shape you can look as much as ten pounds slimmer. For those who are tired of dieting or just can’t seem to lose those last few pounds, choosing clothes that are right for you and suit your body type will make you look …

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Staying Young a Little at a Time

Staying Young a Little at a Time

We don’t generally worry about children because they enjoy physical activity. They don’t walk; they run. As we get older, we drive to places where we could easily walk. Make your exercise routine fun and take up dancing, golf, or tennis.

By: Rita Morgan

New Year’s Eve, our birthday and illness all prompt us to take stock of our lives and we make promises that mostly go by the wayside within a few weeks.

We are bombarded with information on changes we should make in order to live a long healthy life. Humans are such creatures of habit that we …

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New Juices Capture the Essence of the Pomegranate

Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranates which are between an orange and a grapefruit in size with a thick reddish skin and many seeds, have become a key ingredient in more than 12 beverages. Pomegranates deliver vitamin C, folic acid, and antioxidants.

One of the trendiest and most popular juice drinks comes from a fruit that many people don’t know much about – the pomegranate. Since 2003, pomegranates, which are best described as between an orange and a grapefruit in size with a thick reddish skin and many seeds, have become a key ingredient in more than 12 beverages available to consumers today.

Why are …

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Crash Course on Cellulites

Cellulites

Cellulites are fat tissues that have bands of connective tissues in them. These tissues are found in certain areas of the body: the thighs, abdominal area and buttocks for the women.

By: Robert Thatcher

Wearing really short skirts can be a liberating experience for the modern woman unless there’s a couple of cellulite lines peaking through.

This is perhaps one of the greatest sources of frustration for women around the world. And though there are creams and surgical procedures that promise to remove those pesky lines, there is still no sure-fire way to remove all of them.

What is cellulite?

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Migraines and Women

Migraines and Women

Estrogen withdrawal is a key factor in migraines related to menstrual cycles. When choosing to treat menstrual migraines with medication, the drugs used most often are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications

By: James Mahony

Migraines occur far more frequently in women than in men. In fact, in adult women the rate of frequency is roughly fifteen to seventeen percent, whereas in men it is only about five percent.

Studies have concluded that estrogen withdrawal is a key factor in migraines related to menstrual cycles. Twenty-five to thirty percent of all women in their 30’s experience at least an occasional migraine.

Menstrual migraines …

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Hair Care

Hair Care

The hair closest to the scalp benefits from natural sebum oils the most, while longer hair can become dry and brittle from a lack of these oils. Frizzy and dry hair can benefit from the application of silicone based products.

By: Mary Williams

Having a hair cut can change your look completely. It can be better or worse. Sometimes you will feel better when having a new cut or color. Here is the story of hair.

The mysteries of maintaining beautiful hair should have been uncovered by now, but for many women finding a simple way to keep their hair …

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The Whole Flax Seed

 

Flax Seeds

The flax seed is able to fight cancer and heart disease, promote fitness and beauty, reduce hypertension and arthritis, raise vitamin D levels in the body, and retain magnesium, phosphate, and calcium levels within the body.

 

By: Greg Haehl

Many health conscious people are starting to realize what flax seed can do for their mind and their bodies. The numerous benefits of flax seed include being able to fight cancer and heart disease, promote fitness and beauty, reduce hypertension and arthritis, raise vitamin D levels in the body, and retain magnesium, phosphate, and calcium levels within the body.…

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What is a Brow Lift?

What is a Brow Lift?

A brow lift can help reverse the process by minimizing creases in the forehead and reducing furrowed brow lines, droopy eyebrows, and hooding over the eyes.

By: Gray Rollins

A brow lift, also called an endobrow lift or a forehead lift, is a surgical procedure designed to reduce sagging in the skin on the forehead, upper eyelids, and eyebrows. Brow lifts are most often used to help reverse signs of aging, usually in individuals over the age of 40, although this procedure is suitable for adult patients of any age. As the body ages, skin loses some of its elasticity …

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