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8 Ways to Save on Your A/C-- an Keep You Cool

8 Ways to Save on Your A/C-- an Keep You Cool

By Angie's List for GalTime It's an annual event at my house... the first heat wave of summer hits and after 8 hours of sweltering, I give in and flip on the A/C.  I wait to hear that welcome buzz before I say ahhhhh.  But 9 times out of 10, I'm swearing instead of celebrating.  There's no buzz because the A/C is on strike after a long winter.  I call the repair center and am put on a long wait list, along with every other homeowner who wasn't smart enough to beat the rush and get the system serviced befo

10 Post-Divorce Life Lessons [EXPERT]
Did you feel liberated after your divorce?

10 Post-Divorce Life Lessons

Similar to many post-divorce occurrences, it is not that it couldn't have happened when I was married, it's just that it counts as one of many happy results emerging from an unhappy situation. These are 10 lessons I learned from those happy results.

Why Men Don't Want to Hang Out With Your Best Friend

Why Men Don't Want to Hang Out With Your Best Friend

When you’re dating a man, I know it’s really important for you as a woman, to introduce us to your best friend. We dread that night. When you hang out with your best friend, you always act like a giggly little teenager. You find things soo funny. The conversation will be normal and then you’ll break into story telling mode about something that you and your friend think is funny, thinking that we should find it funny also. We don’t think it’s funny at all.

Single? 10 Ways To Boost Your Self-Confidence [EXPERT]
How confident are you?

Single? 10 Ways To Boost Your Self-Confidence

Did you know both men and women prefer to date someone who has confidence? Confidence is sexy, and in my 10 years as a dating coach, I've spoken to a number of men who all told me the same thing: A confident woman is very attractive. So, as a single woman looking for love, find ways to shore up your confidence to heighten your desirability. Check out these 10 tips to boost your self-confidence.

Mars Venus on the Joy of Watering & Feeding Kids

Mars Venus on the Joy of Watering & Feeding Kids

One of the best feelings in the world is when a child’s eyes light up in recognition and they run at you, throwing their little arms around you for a big hug and cuddle. I remember promising myself when I was about ten years old and dealing with my father’s death that I would never lose that innocence, and wonder and joy for life.

Coupled? Don't Straggle From Your 'Gaggle' [EXPERT]
Who's in your "gaggle?"

Coupled? Don't Straggle From Your 'Gaggle'

The Gaggle: How The Guys You Know Will Help You Find The Love You Want is the latest relationship advice book occupying single ladies' nightstands. What application does the gaggle have to someone in a committed relationship? Can the gaggle of men you surround yourself with exist even after you've traded cocktails and clubs for movie nights with your significant other? The answer is a resounding yes!

Grieving: A Catalyst For Spiritual Awakening

Grieving: A Catalyst For Spiritual Awakening

The grieving process can be a powerful catalyst for our spiritual awakening. When we experience loss, such as the death of a loved one, we long for the connection we once had. We long for what was that isn’t anymore. In our longing, we are invited to surrender and let go of control of how we think life should have turned out. We are invited into a deeper relationship with the Divine as we let go and trust the great mystery of life.