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Stop Arguing Your Relationships to Death

Stop Arguing Your Relationships to Death

Published 23 September, 2009 | Relationship Advice

Sure, most of us argue sometimes and it would be a boring world if we all saw things in exactly the same way. But destructive arguing can destroy valuable relationships. The opposite of arguing isn't agreement in all things, it's knowing how to disagree and still maintain mutual respect and liking.

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Get Control of Your Own Alcohol Abuse

Get Control of Your Own Alcohol Abuse

Published 22 September, 2009 | Addiction Help

Think of the words we use to describe taking alcohol: A quick 'jar', a 'nip, bevy, wee dram' - we have affectionate terms for drinks and that's a problem. Seeing something as a supportive friend when it's undermining your very existence makes it all the harder to quit. Of course no 'friend' should be a problem. A thief may seem charming, companionable, and cute - but they are still a thief.

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7 Self-Discipline Techniques

7 Self-Discipline Techniques

Published 21 September, 2009 | Personal Productivity

Exercising self-discipline can make the difference between an averagely talented person doing something amazing with their lives and a naturally talented person realizing very little of their potential.

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7 Tips for Overcoming Jealousy in Relationships

7 Tips for Overcoming Jealousy in Relationships

Published 18 September, 2009 | Relationship Advice

Kevin admitted that when they went out in public, he would insist she sit toward a wall so that she couldn't see (or be seen by) other potential attractive mates. If he caught her chatting or joking with male neighbours or colleagues, he would assume right off she was having an affair. She had stopped seeing a really good male friend she'd known since childhood and he'd "banned" her from chatting to a 70-year-old married man who lived next door. This was maddening.

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7 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Rejection

7 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Rejection

Published 17 September, 2009 | Social Anxiety

Fear should keep us alert and safe - like the beam from a lighthouse warning ships of submerged dangers. But too much fear, like a super-beam of light blinding the ship's captain, can cause the loss of the very thing we feared losing.

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