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How to Handle Criticism
I hate being criticized. Who likes being told what's wrong with them, their wardrobe, their hair, or their abilities at work and at home? Nobody I know, but sometimes criticism is just a part of life. Here's how to handle it with grace.
How to Get Chores Done Fast
I hate chores. Especially in summer. It's so nice out and we earn this weather, so don't spend it running errands. Here are a few ways to speed through your chores.
How to Protect Yourself Against Online Spying
With many people up in arms about the revelation that the U.S. government is spying on its own citizens in the name of "homeland security", here are a few ways to protect your information from prying eyes.
Career Advice You Shouldn’t Ignore
In this work a day world, a new survey says (and no shock here) that most of us hate our jobs, but are too afraid to quit. Here are three things to try that could lead to success.
Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning
No air conditioning? No problem! If the A/C is out, you don't have it or you're trying to save money on your energy bills, here are five ways to cool off without an air conditioner.
How to Have a Great Summer
July just started and we have two months of summer left, never mind that the back to school ads are going to come out in a couple of weeks. Ignore them and follow these directions for a great summer.
Money “Saving” Offers to Pass Up
With the economy not really over that hump, people are still hanging on to their money and some places want to take advantage of your frugal nature, but here are some of them you should skip.
What Not to Buy at the Dollar Store – Our Top Five
Myself and pretty much anybody else I talk to is always looking for that great deal and to save a buck or two. A lot of people head to the dollar store to save money instead of clipping coupons, and while dollar stores are great for buying some things, there are a few items you should never buy ther…
How to Avoid Being Scammed
I will admit it. I am a sucker. Kids come to the door selling cookies or popcorn or wrapping paper, I always melt and buy something. My neighbors love me for it because I can’t say no to a little kid trying to raise money for camp, but the Better Business Bureau and law enforcement have some advice …
Health Tips for Summer
Summer time is the best. Long days, sunshine and a carefree attitude are some of the greatest things. Open windows, popsicles and dirty feet come in a close second, but there are certain things we need to do to take care of ourselves during summer.

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