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Keeping Relationships Alive – Communication – Part 2

Hello again, welcome to part two of the relationship article. This will focus mostly on communicating about trust and money, the first post was how to check whether or not your communicating effectively and how to do better. I will post many more on the topics of relationships and communicating because they are so often misunderstood…

DIY Gift Boxes

When we have small items for gifts and purchasing a box or bag doesn’t seem to do the job, making a box at home can be a creative way to accomplish what you want. Method One Begin with a template, here is one I will use. You will need: Two sheets of paper for a…

Chocolate Bark

This year for Christmas I decided to spend as little money as possible but create family friendly gifts that will inspire. First on my list was the Chocolate Bark. Not only is it easy to make, it’s pleasing to look at and the taste is great.    Ingredients 2 cups milk chocolate or semi sweet…

Are Humans Creatures of Evolution?

motherjones.com: ” … moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt argues that religions provide a shared set of beliefs and practices that, in effect, serve as social glue. “Gods and religions,” writes Haidt, “are group-level adaptations for producing cohesiveness and trust.” The upside is unity; the downside, Haidt continues, is “groupishness, tribalism, and nationalism.” Ideas and beliefs that…

Life in a Nut Shell

Life in the western culture of 2013 can be tough. I would know myself, being a female at the tender age of seventeen when nothing makes sense. Society has a way into our heads and thus making us think they know what is good for us. They tells us what clothes to wear to make…