Independence & Compromise

When you get married or enter into another type of serious relationship the decisions you make about yourself will not also affect another person. Being independent is great and standing your ground and not always giving into your partner is a sign of that independence. I’m all for self determination, but when your decisions affect someone else some compromise is called for.

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The Romantic Whirlwind

Even if that has not happened to you, you’ve probably read a book or two, or perhaps you know someone that this has happened to. A head over heels love at first sight meeting. And it didn’t stop there. Oh no! They did something drastic like getting married while riding elephants at the zoo or running away to Brazil. I know, you’re sighing and thinking “that’s so romantic!”. But is it really?

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Life Longevity, Stamina Increase And Energy Boost

Is feeling healthier, looking younger and living longer something you wish to achieve? The answer no would quite surely not be the answer in your mind. Fortunately, such theories can easily be brought to fruition thanks to the way things have advanced in the 21st century. Also, there are many things found in Mother Nature’s bounty that is known to help us lead more active and healthier lifestyles and give us younger looking skin. Moreover, we know life expectancy can be increased by reducing calorie rich foods. But how many of us actually like to make such sacrifices? For those who do not like to do so, Resveratrol, a substance found in red wine and grapes is something that will cheer you up.

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Love Rules For The Ladies

Have you ever had a girlfriend who’d ditch her friends, you included, for a guy? Let’s say the two of you made plans for the museum on Saturday afternoon. When Saturday morning rolled around, she changed her plans to be with a guy she’d just met. Being the understanding friend that you are, you caved and said that it was fine.

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Tried and True Tricks to Being Stylish

Grand ruler of fashion in Paris and around the world Coco Chanel once said that while fashion fades, style remains the same. She’s right, of course, and one of the main mistakes the women make when shopping and dressing themselves is focusing too much on the present trends in fashion. It’s possible to look good and feel fabulous without becoming a slave to the season. In fact, dressing well is easier if you focus on timeless style rather than keeping up with the trends.

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Earning a Living

Earning a Living Secondhand dealers come in various categories and this one was a prime example of the sleazy, predatory type. ‘And what would Sir be looking for today?’ he enquired as he slouched up to me, apparently resisting the impulse to rub his hands together. ‘I’m after an urn.’…

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Craft Cross Stitch

Cross stitching seems to have evolved from older needlework and embroidery styles. Embroidery involves freehand stitching on a fabric without squares, while both needlework and cross stitch use fabric with holes in it. The difference is that needlework fills up the whole fabric with stitching, while cross stitch often only uses part of the fabric to highlight a design.

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