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My husband showed me an article from the Guardian a little while ago, which reported that up to 200,000 people in the UK have been taken in by dating site scammers. Ironically enough, my husband and I met on the internet, so I know that long distance Read More
I've already written one blog about the book, "Money Is My Friend" by Phil Laut, but I think this book deserves another mention. This little tiny book holds a wealth of information and practical steps you can use to increase your self-esteem and turn Read More
As we all know, tension and stress affect our bodies, as well as our minds. I carry my stress across the shoulders and at the back of the neck. It's as if my problems are physical burdens that are quite literally resting on the top of my shoulders. Read More
I recently came across this book in a box destined for the Goodwill shop, turned to the back cover and read:"ARE YOU THE KIND OF PERSON WHO:--Does the most work in your office and gets the least recognition?--Feels guilty about anything that goes wrong Read More
So many of us have found  ourselves in the position of feeling a very real attachment to someone else that doesn't serve our best interests at that time. For instance, if you love someone who has distanced themselves from you for whatever reason, Read More
  I love this book! It's an astrological survival guide to romance by Hazel Dixon-Cooper. It's funny, witty, informative, and written so that even those of us who know only enough astrology to be dangerous can understand it completely. Each Read More
 I was sitting here one day listening to the news and wondering about the nature of human nature. "Why do we, as humans, do the things we do?",  I asked myself.   "Why do I, personally, do some of the stupid things I do - things Read More
I'm often asked by my callers if the person they are in love with will ever change and behave in a more compassionate and loving manner. Sometimes, the answer is "yes". But such change is possible only when the other person not only wants to wants to Read More
Okay, everybody check your pockets! Mine contain $2.33,  my mobile phone, a deep gratitude that I live by the ocean, a piece of chalk with  which to draw conclusions, and a small slip of paper from a  fortune cookie. On that slip of paper Read More
"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." ~Abraham Lincoln~It took me a long time to realize that Mr. Lincoln was right, and we can make up our minds to be happy - at least most of the time. But wait! Abe forgot to leave detailed Read More
Before I begin, I'd like to tell you that I met my husband online, so I have some personal experience in this area.If you're like many many other people, you have had your fair share of experience on dating sites.  To quote my husband,  "You Read More
Homemade magical potpourri is a wonderful way to spice up your love life.  Potpourri is one of the easiest and most effective ways to infuse your bedroom (and every other room in your home, as well) with passionate loving energy.  This Read More
  Every once in a while something catches my attention and then it slips away. Luckily, the Universe has a way of putting that same something back on my radar until I finally sit up and pay attention. That happened to me this week. The first Read More
Are you ready to attract the right lover? A true and understanding friend? Maybe you're looking for a mentor or teacher? Whatever kind of person you're trying to bring into your life, your true self is the most valuable asset you possess for finding others. Read More
The radio was on in the car this morning and I wasn't paying any attention, until  "Driving Sideways" from the "Magnolia Soundtrack" by Aimee Mann started to play. Ever since then this song has been stuck in my brain. I can't help but think how well Read More
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