5 Tips On Increasing Your Work Productivity

It all starts with you and your attitude. No one has a better understanding of either than you do. Your company can have seminars and workshops until the cows come home – motivational speakers that can get the crowd clapping and jumping in their seats, but if none of what…

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The Best Dad Jokes of all Time

As lame and dull as dad jokes can be, many of them are not so bad. Sometimes dad jokes are hilarious and very witty. Received with groans, eye rolls, and uncontrollable laughter, dad jokes are everyone’s favorite. From short one-liners to cheesy puns, we have got the best dad jokes…

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4 Ways That Adults Can Curb Their Anxiety

Most of us get nervous or scared about the future sometimes. But what if it is a constant worry? Millions of Americans find that they suffer from generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. There are many different subsets of anxiety disorders as well, from mild anxiety to full-on panic disorders. If…

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The Gift That Kept on Giving

“Your parents’ names sound familiar to me,” wrote someone named Linda in response to my post on a facebook page for people who have lived on Okinawa. She went on to say, “So I looked in my mother’s address book and there they were – Rex and Bettie George –…

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Lois Moody’s Cornbread

Eating Roots Regional traditional foods in the south overlap and cross so many cultural boundaries sometimes we get caught up in terminologies. Soul food, Country food, White Trash, Appalachian, Cajun, Creole, Low Country, etc. One thing for sure that I think everyone agrees on is the term, Home Cooking! Traditional…

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Household Products You Should Stop Buying and Using

Buying and using various household and personal care products is so deeply rooted in our daily habits and routines that in most cases, we don’t even think about it. But some daily products are harmful to our health and the environment, not to mention that they can be pricey. Here…

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Book Review – Greenies in Stilettos

My council library recently held an author’s talk by local model and confessed greenie Carolyn Donovan. As I once considered myself to be a middle-class hippie (and for the record, I do shave my armpits, wash daily and don’t take drugs – no stereotyping please) and the talk was free,…

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Top 5 Reasons To Use A Shock Collar On Your Dog

“Electrostimulus” collars or eCollars (sometimes called Shock Collars) are one of the modern tools for dog training.  Positive trainer Eric Brad looks at the top 5 reasons to consider using one with your dog! I talk a lot in this column about science and behaviour based training.  I’ve made the…

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Disaster Cookies

Day One Moved into a new apartment. Day Seven Wanted cookies. Investigated cupboards. Shocked to find we didn’t have any cookies. Day Eight Thought about making cookies. Investigated fridge. Shocked to find we didn’t have any butter. Day Nine Bought butter. Day Ten Left butter on counter to warm up…

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