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How Do I Run My Own Self-Retreat?

How Do I Run My Own Self-Retreat?

Have you ever gone on a holiday then wished you could go on another one? Perhaps you returned exhausted because you had organized too much to do on your holiday? Alternatively, you were too occupied accommodating the requests of those you travelled with, or with accompanying them? If so, how about going on a self-retreat, where you can focus on yourself?

When is it Time to Move On?

When is it Time to Move On?

I’m convinced we know when a love relationship is over. The challenge is that our mind chatter keeps us locked into the why, how come, if only, wishing, wanting, etc. This prevents us from listening to our intuition — the sure way to know whether or not it’s time to move on.   So, when is it time to move on? If you’ve continually experienced these situations, find the nearest exit door. What are the signs?

Coupons and Sales for COLLEGE TUITION

Coupons and Sales for COLLEGE TUITION

By GalTime's Consumer Watchdog Mary Schwager Worried about the high price of college? Get this: We found some schools are having tuition sales! Others are offering special deals and even Groupons -- all to attract budget conscious students to campus. When Ramona Stephen saw this Groupon -- yess a Groupon -- that National Louis University was offering for a three-credit "Intro to Teaching Class", she jumped. It normally costs $2,200 but was being offered at just $950!

 National Hugging Day: 7 Step Plan To Get More Hugs

National Hugging Day: 7 Step Plan To Get More Hugs

"Hugs are what I miss the most." A deep sigh followed by a painful silence. Not knowing the frail little lady in front of me, I was not sure what to say. Her skin at 85 was nearly transluscent and it looked like a hug might break a bone. "How long has it been?" I asked. "Thirty eight years next week, two days before our anniversary."

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Being nice can lead to a happier you AND a better relationship!

Why It's Important To Be Nice

Someone famous once said, "It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice." That's easy to remember when life is good, but it's more important to remember when you're faced with a challenge, especially when that challenge is in your romantic relationship, when the tendency is to shut down or go on the attack. I've tried both of those tactics and I wouldn't recommend them if the relationship is important to you.

How to keep your relationship fresh and exciting

How to keep your relationship fresh and exciting

With the arrival of a new year your heart is filled with new hopes and new dreams along with a desire to see your dreams come true. In your life you go through a series of beginnings and endings but you never mourn the loss of an ending as you are aware that each ending signifies a new beginning. As the New Year approaches you hope of new possibilities both in your personal and professional life. So have you ever given some thought to starting 2012 with a new relationship? By a new relationship it is not implied that you leave the current relationship to begin a new one.

Who Are Men Really?

Who Are Men Really?

Once upon a time I witnessed one of the toughest, macho, ex-marine construction foremen I know do a beautiful thing. When our accountant got married, her wedding was in another state and thus no one from here was invited to the wedding. This man made a point to find out her favorite color and the size of their bed, and ordered some very fine monogrammed linens for her. He arrived at her office with a large cardboard box. He put it on her chair and told her gruffly that someone delivered the box to his office by mistake.