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Top Tax Mistakes
It’s tax season and many taxpayers (myself included) are taking a stab at doing it ourselves this year. Here are some common tax errors we make and how to avoid them.
Why Diets Fail
There are a lot of us out there who have tried and tried again to lose weight and a lot of us fail over and over again even if we do everything by the book. Well, here are some reasons diets fail.
Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid
I remember when I was looking for a job and when that phone finally rang, I was so excited to finally get the opportunity to show them what I was made of. When you get called in for an interview, here are a few things to avoid.
How to Find Joy
It’s hump day, so chances are, we’re all in that midweek funk. The energy and enthusiasm of the beginning of the week is gone and now we’re antsy for the weekend. Bad moods and short tempers may be setting in, but they don’t have to. He…
Why Doesn’t He Want To Do It?
How many times has this happened? You roll over, poke your sweetie in the side and giggle, trying to get his attention only to get a mumbled, “Not tonight…” He always seems ready to go at a moment’s notice. So, why doesn't he want to get it on?
Text Messages to Never Send
Love texting? Me too! When I hear my text alert sound, my heart skips a beat because 9 times out of 10, it’s Glen. He’s usually telling me that he’s on his way home and asking me if I need groceries or anything else so he can stop and get it for me. He…
The Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing With Stress
It’s Monday. Maybe you’re stressed because you had a bad morning. Maybe you have a big meeting this week or you’re working on a big project, you’re a little behind and the deadline is looming. Here are a few ideas on what to do and what…
What to Do If You Hate Your Job
We’re coming to the end of a very long week. I’ve been asking if it’s Friday since Tuesday. It’s not because I hate my job. It’s just because we have friends coming in from out of town and we can’t wait t…
How to Get a Good Seat on the Plane
Is there anything worse than being crammed in the middle seat in the middle of the plane for upwards of three hours? Ugh. Here are a few tips to help you get a good seat the next time you fly.

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