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How Are You Coping With Infertility? Tips, Ideas, Stories

How Are You Coping With Infertility? Tips, Ideas, Stories

On my article about depression when you can’t get pregnant, a reader asked how to connect with other women coping with infertility. I don’t have an infertility forum, and I didn’t want to start a thread about coping with infertility on my fertility Quips and Tips blog because it’s too pregnancy-related. Readers have complained that […]

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How I Survived an Attempted Rape in My Bedroom in the Middle of the Night

How I Survived an Attempted Rape in My Bedroom in the Middle of the Night

Written by on November 29, 2012 in Emotional Health Tips, Inspirational Tips, Resilience with 12 Comments

A guy broke into my apartment in the middle of the night and tried to rape me. Even now – years later – those words choke me up. How did I survive without getting raped? I’ve been writing and blogging for almost a decade, but I’ve never written about how I survived the attempted rape. […]

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How Do You Hold on to Hope? 5 Tips for Staying Hopeful

How Do You Hold on to Hope? 5 Tips for Staying Hopeful

Written by on November 18, 2012 in Inspirational Tips with 3 Comments

Everything you do requires hope – starting a business, getting married, sending your kid off to kindergarten or college. Staying hopeful in the midst of doubt and uncertainty is the key to success…and the trick to bouncing back from almost anything. My friend Cherie Burbach sent me her book of poems, and this one sentence […]

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3 Ways to Turn Your Life Around

3 Ways to Turn Your Life Around

Take a deep breath, and use these three ways to turn your life around to help you gain control of your situation. These tips are inspired by a reader… “I hope you get the courage to move on and do what is good for you,” says Amy on How to Leave Your Husband. “Don’t hate […]

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How to Find the Light at the End of the Tunnel

How to Find the Light at the End of the Tunnel

I need these tips for overcoming despair, defeat, and discouragement more than anyone! Here’s how to find the light at the end of the tunnel, inspired by my frustration and helplessness as a blogger who used to make lots of money from her sites, but now makes little bits of money… But first, a quip: […]

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Breast Cancer Survivors Share Secret Benefits of the Big C

Written by on May 12, 2011 in Body Wisdom, Inspirational Tips, Women's Health Tips with 6 Comments

Some breast cancer survivors say they’re glad they got (and beat) breast cancer. Here are a few secret benefits of breast cancer from survivors, oncologists, and radiologists… “Because of my mother’s struggle with breast cancer when I was 16, I always felt like I had two B-sized time bombs sitting on my chest, just waiting to […]

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Best Types of Incense to Burn – Frankincense, Sandalwood, Sage

Best Types of Incense to Burn – Frankincense, Sandalwood, Sage

Finding the best incense to burn depends on your purpose for burning incense. Here’s why people like certain flavors: frankincense, sandalwood, sage, and more. Burning different types of incense can lift moods, ease tension, cleanse negative energy, and even shoo insects away. Experts reveal how specific flavors and types of incense affect moods and spaces. […]

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How Do You Make Life Better? 7 Tips for a More Interesting Life

These tips for a more interesting life range from wearing red cowboy boots to setting life goals – and they’ll answer your question about making life better. Before the tips, a quip: “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Anderson. The beauty of this quip is that […]

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How Vision Boards Help You Achieve Your Goals

How Vision Boards Help You Achieve Your Goals

Vision boards can help you achieve goals – but it’s not as easy as slapping a few pictures up on your wall! These tips will help you create the type of vision board that can help you achieve any goal you can think of. Before the tips, a quip: “I don’t care how much power, […]

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10 Ways to Get Luckier in Life and Love

10 Ways to Get Luckier in Life and Love

Written by on May 14, 2010 in Inspirational Tips, Motivation Tips, Success Tips with 2 Comments

Hard work will help you achieve your life goals, and a little luck can’t hurt! These ways to be luckier at work and in your love life will help you learn how to be lucky… because good luck is a skill that can be developed. Before the tips, a quip: “Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. […]

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