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7 useful travel items

In the midst of a series of summer trips around Europe, I have quickly learnt what items I now class as essentials in my handbag (or day bag). 409 more words

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Learning by doing


Everyone has a different learning style and for many of us the only way to get the hang of something (like not drinking) is by actually trying it out. 578 more words

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How to tell if you are an alcoholic

article by Sarah Hepola from http://www.BuzzFeed.com

My twentysomething social life was one long drink special. Margaritas with a crust of salt on the rim, a frosty pint spilling foam, and the always regrettable “Who wants shots?” 2,724 more words

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Nostalgia = old pain

Thank you to Fiona swan for the article at the end and for letting me know that ”Nostalgia comes from Greek for”old pain”. Do you really want that back??? 1,639 more words

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Nervous about your new job? How to Ace Your Criminal Background Check, Even With a CWOF or a Filing!

So you live in Rhode Island or Massachusetts and you’ve got a CWOF or a Filing, just like a lot of other people.  You want that new job.  1,522 more words

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An important difference between different genres of books

Last year, I read more books cover-to-cover than I ever did before. This year, my goal is to read even more than before, and I’ve signed up for a reading challenge pledging 80 books in 2015. 488 more words

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