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Art Collecting for the Beginner

Collecting fine art is an inspiring and stimulating hobby for everyone, not just for the rich or famous. There are many forms of art to choose from, as the definition to what art actually is differs ..
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The Pet Owners Guide to Winning the Battle of the Dirty Carpet

Anyone with pets knows how hard it can be to keep the carpet clean. The more pets you have, the more it feels like keeping a clean carpet is an impossible job. After years of cleaning up after my ..
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Guided Imagery is an Effective Way to Relieve Stress and Other .

Nowadays, stressful situations are everywhere, so it is important to to get through the storm by being as kind to ourselves as possible. Having battled severe depression and anxiety for my entire ..
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How to be a Nature Artist - Where to Begin

If drawing animals, plants and nature in general is a passion of yours, then consider being a nature artist. It takes time to develop and grow your craft, but it's a lot more fun than doing the ..
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Teach Yourself How to Play the Guitar Using the Internet

With the invention of the internet, learning the guitar is much easier and cheaper than it used to be. Before everyone had computers in their homes, we did things the hard way by playing along to ..
(June 30, 2007)
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Quality Restaurants in and Around Cleveland, Ohio

Growing up in the suburbs of Cleveland, it has been a pleasure to be in a city with so many fine restaurants. My family and I have been loyal to many places, but there are a few restaurants that ..
(June 30, 2007)
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The Single Person's Guide to Basic Cooking Skills

Ok, so now you're divorced and the responsibility of cooking lies squarely on your shoulders. Are you sick of the fast food life and saturated with take out as much as I am? Prepared food gets boring .
(June 25, 2007)
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What to do When You Visit Tampa Bay, Florida

When visiting the western coast of Florida, there is a variety of memorable attractions to see, both man-made and natural. Here are some of the most popular sites to see in both Hillsborough and ..
(June 18, 2007)
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Reaching Out to Those in Need Here in the USA

During these financially tough times, many people are struggling badly to pay even basic expenses like rent and food. If you know someone who is hurting, do a favor for them without being asked. Your .
(June 19, 2007)
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Our Never Ending Love Affair With Coffee

Coffee makes the world go around. Without it, most peoples’ mornings would be pretty darned unpleasant. Every office carries a commercial coffee machine, if not regular coffee makers, to keep ..
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Hang in There and Learn From a Bad Breakup - the Pain Will Pass

If a bad breakup or divorce has stressed out or hurt you, grieve it but don't let the experience sour you from loving again. You aren't alone in having been through a tough end of a relationship, ..
(June 16, 2007)
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Square Peg in a Round Hole - Being a Creative Artist in the ..

Those of us who are highly creative and artistic employees know how we can be looked at differently by those who operate from the other side of the brain in the corporate world. It can be hard to fit .
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Never Annoy a Nesting Migratory Songbird, Especially if you ..

If you have to work downtown in Peoria, Illinois, make sure to watch your head or you may be pecked. A very protective male Red-Winged Blackbird has taken to dive-bombing people who pass too close to .
(June 14, 2007)
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Cicadas Are Among us and They're Singing up a Storm

If you've ever lived in an area where cicadas have hatched in large quantities, then you know what an experience it can be. Cicadas are harmless, kind of cute, big bugs with usually red, googly eyes ..
(June 14, 2007)
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Using Magic Markers - From the Drug Store Specials to ..

There's much more to magic markers than just being used for labeling things or highlighting a book passage. Using them effectively can be a beautiful form of art. As an illustrator, I use them ..
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Temporary Agencies Help Pay the Bills and Teach New Skills

If you're in need of money and haven't found the job you want yet, try using a temporary employment agemcy. Temp agencies can supply you with various filler jobs to bring in money while you still ..
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Using a TENS Machine to Fight the Negative Feelings of ..

First of all, I'm not a doctor or therapist. I just have spent most of my life learning from them, to undo the effects of major depression that I've had from childhood. If you suffer from depression, .
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Living and Coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Having had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder nearly all of my life, I fully understand the pain and frustration of having to live with the unexpected ways that it shows itself. My learned ways to cope ..
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The Double Edged Sword of Perfectionism

We all want to do great things in life, but some of us are more driven than others to push for perfection. The idea of perfection is attractive, but not realistic for anyone. We are only human, after .
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Giving Your Older Cat the Best Life Possible

Just like humans, when cats get older, their needs and interests may change. A once active kitty may sleep more, or if he once liked to climb to the highest point in the room, he now chooses to sleep .
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When Faced With a Crisis, Reach Out to Friends or Family for ..

When life is overwhelmingly difficult and you are suffering, don't go through it alone. By reaching out to someone important to you, getting through the problem can be much more bearable. Allow ..
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Fighting that Frozen Feeling - Beating the Apathy Caused by ..

Depression can be like a tremendous weight, keeping you down so you don't want to function. Sometimes, it's a constant battle with oneself to get up, get ready and get dressed every day. Life has a ..
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Having Major Depression is Not The End of the World - It just ..

After spending a large portion of my life in therapy for strong depression, I know first-hand how hard it is to deal with, but it is something that can be conquered without ending up in the hospital ..
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Re-Entering the Dating World After Divorce

After a long marriage ends in divorce, dating again may be initially uncomfortable. After years of being out of the dating scene, what is a newly single person to do? Take heart, because like ..
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Useful Items to Make Your Basic Kitchen be More Efficient and ..

If your kitchen is basic and needs a little jazzing up, there are many useful items that will make it more comfortable yet classy at the same time. There are a multitude of gadgets to buy, so be as ..
(May 26, 2007)
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