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7 Profound Lessons from Harry Potter

Harry Potter is full of all sorts of life lessons that have stuck with people ever since the first book came out in 1997. All the way through the final movie release in 2011, Harry Potter holds a special place for many people. I still consider myself a Potterhead and identify closely with Hermione and …

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What topics should you discuss before marriage? There are a lot of things to think and talk about before tying the knot. Identify your deal-breakers early!

11 Things to Discuss With Your Partner Before Marriage

Now that I’m married, I’m honestly surprised how many people get married without discussing really big decisions that affect their entire lives. Some of these come up naturally while dating, and others need a real sit-down conversation to discuss. Here are 11 things (or 10, depending on one answer) that you and your partner should …

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Excuses are easy and hold us back. Improvements are hard and make all the difference. Here's why you should make improvements instead of excuses.

Make Improvements Instead of Excuses

“Make improvements, not excuses.” — Tyra Banks I’ve written a few posts lately on making improvements and changing your life based on what you’ve identified as “not working”. Most of my points in those pieces are aimed at the people who already know they need to do something—they just don’t know what, or how to …

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Why should you eat a low-carb diet? Who should eat this way? What are the benefits? And what misconceptions have kept you from changing your life with it?

What Is a Low Carb Diet and Why Does it Work?

I won’t mince words here. Switching to a low-carb “diet” saved my life. As a Type 1 Diabetic, my diet is the biggest factor in determining how much insulin I use. Nowadays, it’s easier to find low-carb and keto-friendly foods at the grocery store and online, but those who follow this lifestyle sometimes get preachy …

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