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What to Say When Tragedy Strikes

I am no stranger to tragedy and loss. My house burned to the ground when I was a child, and then, unbelievably, again in the Fourmile Canyon fire in Colorado in 2010.  I am, unfortunately, something of an expert in...

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Working to Solve Homelessness

In December 2012, I came across an article by Will Harlan, Editor of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, profiling homelessness in Asheville, N.C. Contrary to most perceptions, the individuals he encountered in shelters were willing, able and actively looking for employment,...

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Can you Teach Well-Being? Martin Seligman Thinks so

One of the great imponderables of human society is how much of our religion, psychology, philosophy and art through the millennia has been dedicated to the understanding and amelioration of suffering rather than the promotion of happiness. Thinkers such as Sigmund...

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27 Great Tips to Keep Your Life Organized

It’s a rare person among us who doesn’t feel the need to get more organized. I consider myself fairly organized, for example, but there are times when I get a little lax about my organizational rules, and there’s always room...

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What’s Your Surprising Hidden Talent?

ARTICLE FROM: Mood Nudges Think of someone you know well, and it probably won’t be hard to identify a particular talent with which you associate them. Back in the UK, David the psychologist explains complicated subjects brilliantly by turning his...

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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

FROM: Wimp.com Just about everyone loves it when the air gets crisp and leaves begin to change color, from green to an array of brilliant hues, from bright red, to bright yellow. Eventually, those leaves fall down, and while not...

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

FROM: Veranda.com Crisp air, burnt orange leaves, pumpkin spice lattes – we are in the thick of autumn, which puts winter right around the corner. That means it’s time to put finish up your fall planting and start preparing your garden for...

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How Stress Affects Your Health

FROM: Wimp.com According to a Harvard and NPR poll taken in 2014, one in four Americans reported they had experienced a great deal of stress in the previous month. Stress isn’t good for you, but can it actually impact your health? You might...

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Easy Crockpot Recipes for Fall

FROM: Apartment Guide Having a good, trusty crockpot is a real time saver and a sure way to beat mealtime blues. Crockpots are ideal for apartment cooking, as it is safe and requires little space. For roommates, crockpot cooking makes mealtime...

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5 Ways to Build Lasting Mental Toughness

FROM: Happify.com Life is strange. It seems to have a mind of its own. Things happen over which we have little control, and just when we think we have everything planned out, it throws us a curve ball. We scramble...

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Revisiting Craigslist: How to Post Like a Pro

Craigslist is still a large lead-generator for many properties, but it’s also one of the most abused listing sites. Some people will post one listing a million times a day. Spam-bots constantly fill up space with bad links and viruses....