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‘Before Summer’ by H. Arlo Nimmo

In a time when fantasy and cyberspace rule millions of 21st-century folks, anthropologist and writer H. Arlo Nimmo gives us a book of stories that is as real as life and as admirable as love. The sixteen stories in Before Summer let readers into lead character Lach MacLennan’s life as he grows up in the small town of…

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When Your Kids are Struggling with Drugs

It’s hard enough to deal with a family member’s addiction when that person is an adult. When the person is younger, it can feel unbearable—especially if you are that person’s parent. The truth is that kids are exposed to drugs and alcohol at much younger ages than we were. Worse, the drugs that they are…

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How to Keep Going

by Evelyn Horan  Recently, my husband  of many years passed away. And now, I am having a difficult time going on without him. I believe loneliness can lead to depression and hopelessness, and I want to avoid these feelings. I wonder how I can overcome a tendency to feel self-pity. How do I pick up…

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Nicocigs Advertisement Banned by ASA

by Jenny Richards Since 2003, the general advertisement of cigarettes has been banned and now electronic cigarettes seem to be suffering the same fate with the recent announcement that e-cigarette brand ‘Nicocigs’ must change and adjust their advertisement accordingly. According to news.uk.msn, the advertisement produced by Nicocigs, which was headlined with the phrase ‘kicks butts’…

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Plastic Surgery Options to Look Young in Your 40s

by John Gary As we get older, we begin to see the wrinkles and fine lines along the facial area and understand that we are aging. Most people do not look forward to aging and will work hard to stay fit and trim. However, the signs of old age cannot be stopped and by the…

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Understanding the Human Condition

by Sara Stringer Humans have been trying to understand “the human condition” at least since we started writing down our stories and probably for eons before that. Figuring out why we are the way we are, feel the way we feel and act the way we act has been driving literature, music and even science since…

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Holistic Mile-High Skin Care

by Sara Stringer So much of what we do for beauty is tied directly to our climate. UV protection is critical along the coasts and in the South, while here in Denver, it’s important to ensure good moisture levels. One way we can help our particular weather situations is not to magnify the effects of our climate. It…