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  • Being a Team Player
    How to be a team player
    The phrase "team player" often denotes some sort of self-sacrifice for the sake of the greater good in the workplace. This could mean staying later to submit a report on time or even moving to an entirely different city in order to...
  • Just Listen
    How to listen like a true friend
    Listening is a skill that few people have mastered. There are various flaws in the way people "listen" to one another. However, most people could alleviate a lot of pain, frustration, and suffering in their lives if they simply had...
  • Forgiveness for the Strong
    Forgive for your own sake
    Some people think that forgiveness is solely beneficial for the person in the wrong. However, forgiveness is a skill that, when used correctly, often offers much more solace to the wronged person than it does to the wrongdoer.True forgiveness...
  • Acts of service
    Gift giving alternatives
    The holiday season is supposed to be a beautiful and exciting time of year. But it usually ends up being a hectic and stressful time of year. Even though Christmas is the same time every year (and we know it's coming) we rarely are truly...
  • Top Winter Destinations for Luxury Holidays
    Top Winter Destinations for Luxury Holidays with Millionaire Partner
    Did you plan on surprising your millionaire partner with a luxury getaway this winter? The cold season is the perfect time of the year to be romantic, no matter if you choose a snow-covered escape or a sunny beach where to escape the freezing...
  • Path of transformation
    Self-discovery uncovers compassion
    “The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.”Thomas MertonWe can define compassion as the natural...
  • How to apologize sincerely
    How to apologize like you mean it
    Apologizing to someone means much more than just saying "I'm sorry." Apologies that are genuine and meaningful come across as heartfelt to anyone who hears one. When people have a hard time forgiving someone for a wrongdoing or...
  • Single mom paying bills
    Single mom dismayed well-to-do boyfriend suddenly demanding about her money
    Dear Deborrah:When I first started dating my boyfriend, he was so generous/attention, gave me flowers, took me out to eat, on vacations, etc. He would come over a few days a week, and I would cook him a nice meal, have his diet drink available for...
  • Happiness and contentment 101
    Learning to listen to each to each others hearts
    One of the secrets in relationships is found in effective communication. And it may surprise people that affective communication may not necessarily have anything to do with the words that a friend or spouse are saying at all. Rather, it does come...
  • 3 simple steps to giving a commensement speech.
    Types of speeches: The commencement speech
    If you make a name for yourself in Long Beach and become a respected professional of some note in your community, you may be asked to be a “celebrity” guest at any of the local graduation ceremonies that take place April through July....
  • Holiday date nights in the city
    Holiday date nights in the city
    The holidays are here and your schedule is likely filling to the brim with office parties, ugly Christmas sweater parties and family obligations. Make time for romance this season with festive celebrations throughout the Saint Louis area. Get in...
  • Christmas provides 2 rare opportunities to catch a cheating mate
    Christmas provides 2 rare opportunities to catch a cheating mate
    Most people don’t associate Christmas with infidelity or extramarital affairs. But Christmas is one of the best times of the year to catch a cheating mate. The Christmas season offers two rare opportunities to confirm whether or not your...
  • Attending your mate's company Christmas party can discourage workplace affairs
    Attending your mate's company Christmas party can discourage workplace affairs
    Being present at your mate’s company Christmas party can help safeguard your relationship from workplace infidelity and act as a deterrent to office romance. Many corporate holiday events will get out of hand, according to an article on Dec....
  • 100 Black Men 2014 Event
    100 Black Men invite you to their 2014 Holiday Party
    Are you and your significant other looking for something to do this weekend?If you want to get dressed up, give back and party why not make plans to attend the 100 Black Men of Greater Dallas/Forth Worth Inc. 2014 Holiday Party.The event will be...
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    Jack’d polls gay men on their guilty pleasures
    Two wonderful things sprout quickly these days: countries and states that allow same-sex marriage, and new gay datingapps. The former is an enormous civil rights achievement, the latter being, well, mostly a conduit for sex. But one could...