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    go to a salon know EXACTLY what you want A hair dresser s job is to make you happy and to make you feel beautiful Remember that there is a difference between short and long layers Realize that they both effect your hair in different ways Ask your hair dresser which cut best fits your hair color but still Make it your own 6 Bronzer for colds That is right Bronzer can be your best friend whether you are just sparkling up your T zone making winter s foundation match your new summer tan or if you are feeling AND looking sick powder some bronzer for the extra color 7 Acne ruining your life I ve been told a million times If you have acne call the dermotologist but I never did I only used Proactive for 3 weeks and it changed my skin COMPLETELY Also for a QUICK FREE fix ALWAYS wash your face before bed Cleanse your face in warm water and then rinse in cool The warm water will open your pores for cleaning then the cool will close your pores and keep your face healthy It is good to do a facial or mask once a week to remove dead skin cells ALWAYS MOISTURIZE 8 Tanning Beds Good or Bad Oily or Acne skin has been proven to clear up in Tanning beds Of course going to the Tanning booth on a regular basis is bad but tanning maybe twice a month will not only give your body a little extra color but it could help to give you pretty clear skin 9 Block that sun I honestly would never put Sun screen on And yes I love to be tan But think of it this way spend 5 minutes at the most putting sun screen on OR be an old looking woman HECK NO Remember the Sun s UV rays can still penetrate clouds 10 Don t skip the nails Do you hate manicures SO WHAT People do notice your hands sometimes your hands are the first thing others see Trimming and keeping the under neaths clean is a must NO excuse for long toenails either Plus how are you supposed to Rock those new heels if you have some dirty toes 11 Thick eye liner OUT To follow the late 2006 and the NEW 2007 trends everything is more natural That doesn t mean you can t GLAM all out this season try to avoid lining the bottom lid This only makes your eyes look smaller Try lining your top lash line this will give you fuller eye lashes If you want even more natural smudge the line 12 Oily hair We have all been in a hurry Don t have time to wash your hair Did the humidity make your hair flat and oily Try using baby powder in your crown and on the roots By sprinkling powder to your scalp it will soak up the oil Warning Brunettes The white may show

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/TaysBeautyCorner.ini (2016-04-26)
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    gardening or yardwork play a sport go for a walk take a hike go for a swim ride a bike Feel the life coursing through you Breathe it in Give experiences as gifts not stuff Instead of shopping for someone come birthdays or Christmas think of an experience you can give them instead A date with you doing something fun hanging out cooking playing talking exploring A fun time at a park or beach Something other than everyday An experience is much more meaningful than an object Connect with others In real life If you haven t hung out with a friend recently give him a call and go hang out Get your kid away from the TV or video game player and take her outside to do something Go on a date with your partner Visit your mom or grandparents And be present while you re with them really listen really be there Deal with your emotions If you have a need to buy things to shop when you are having emotional issues be more aware of this Then deal with the underlying emotions rather than using shopping as a way to forget about them If you re depressed or anxious or lonely deal with those Find solutions figure out what s causing them Good news experiencing life getting active and connecting with others all help you deal with those emotional issues Disconnect your attachment to stuff Sometimes I find myself reluctant to give something up even if I don t really use it And that s when I ask myself Why What is holding me back from getting rid of this possession Sometimes the item has an emotional connection but then I realize that it s just an object it s not the emotion or the actual source

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/LoveLife.ini (2016-04-26)
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    that the things you talk about are important and in the process you uncover your subconscious feelings and ideas The therapist listens for clues and guides you to solving the problem Therapy is a method of adapting to changed circumstances and finding new coping mechanisms It does require active effort and commitment on your part If you aren t committed to or believe that the therapy you re following will there is a high chance that it won t Therapy requires you to be open to new possibilities new ideas about an existing situation It can be liberating and very refreshing experience In therapy you may hear and experience new ideas some of which are foreign to you existing views At times what you say will affect others and that s OK There will be times when you will admit mistakes you ve made and other times you ll celebrate achievements you may have not given yourself credit for till now There are other types of therapy that are outside the scope of this short article but if you re significantly bothered by an emotional or stressful issue it might be a good idea to find a therapy that works

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/AboutTherapy.ini (2016-04-26)
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    where only a slight majority can impose it s will on the minority the Democracy strategy for marital conflict requires unanimous consent Neither spouse can impose their will on the other Of course that s because there are only two people involved in every decision and a slight majority for two turns out to be 100 percent The Democracy strategy is very different from the others In the Dictator strategy marital conflicts are resolved by the decisions of one spouse usually the husband leaving the other to suffer it s consequences In the Dueling Dictators strategy conflicts are resolved by winning spouses imposing their will on losing spouses The Anarchy strategy has no winners or losers because neither spouse is willing to submit to each other s wishes and the conflicts are never resolved But in the Democracy strategy conflicts are not only resolved but they are resolved with no victims The outcome of each decision is in the best interest of both spouses Why isn t the Democracy strategy used in all marriages or even in most marriages Self centeredness is one answer The most powerful person in a marriage may feel that if he or she can always prevail in a conflict why not That puts the Dictator strategy into play Once it s tried the other strategies I ve mentioned eventually follow Another reason that couples don t use the Democracy strategy is that it requires more time and skill than the others As a quick description of what s involved let me explain the steps you should take when you use the Democracy strategy to resolve your conflicts 1 Set ground rules to make negotiations pleasant and safe Before you start to negotiate agree with each other that you will both follow these rules a be pleasant and cheerful throughout your discussion of the issue b put safety first do not threaten to cause pain or suffering when you negotiate even if your spouse makes threatening remarks or if the negotiations fail and c if you reach an impasse stop for a while and come back to the issue later Under no conditions should you be disrespectful or judgmental of your spouse s opinions or desires Your negotiations should accept and respect your differences Otherwise you will fail to make them pleasant and safe 2 Identify the problem from the perspectives of both you and your spouse Be able to state each other s position on a conflict before you go on to find a solution In the case of negotiating for help with care for your baby state what you would like to have done and what form you would like his help to take Your husband should then explain his reasons for having not helped in the past Be sure you don t argue with him just get to know how he feels 3 Brainstorm solutions with abandon Spend some time thinking of all sorts of ways to handle the problem and don t

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/HowToThrive.ini (2016-04-26)
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    that we want peace in our world Do we really mean that we want everyone to leave us alone that we just want things to go back to the way that they were that we just don t want to be bothered by anyone else s pain any more Do we really only understand peace as an absence of concept The absence of noise the absence of fighting the absence of distress the absence of global war and international conflict We live in a noisy house Its not that we yell at each other or that the TV is always on or that the dog is torturing the cat again Living is just plain noisy Just the other day I was vacuuming the washer and dryer were chugging along Naomi and Britney Spears were having some kind of a sing along and Andrew was playing a loud computer game educational he insists Then Rebekah came home and the decibels increased as everyone started talking at once What a bustle Our house was at peace How so you say Because of the love that binds us together the commitment that adds substance to the trust and the faith and the hope

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/FindingRealPeace.ini (2016-04-26)
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    funded at the time it is created In other words when a revocable living trust is created legal title to the grantor s assets is transferred to the trust Some factors to consider when deciding whether a will or a trust will work better for you Your age younger lends itself more to a will format older to a trust format Your real estate ownership probate is a state proceeding if you own property in more than one state a separate probate would be needed for each state Your stage in life if you are still in interim housing mode you may want to wait on setting up a revocable living trust Your privacy concerns in Utah probate is a public proceeding whereas the trust provisions are private Basic Concept Two Unified Credit and Gifting The potential tax of gifts and bequests is handled under one federal tax system The system provides that a certain amount of gifts made either during life or at death are exempt from transfer tax The term unified credit is used to illustrate how much asset value can be transferred without incurring transfer tax liability For 2009 the unified credit is sufficient to permit an individual to transfer 3 500 000 worth of assets without tax consequences In addition it is important to note that gifts of any amount to legal spouses and to qualified charities are generally exempt from transfer tax In addition to the unified credit tax law permits an individual to give up to 12 000 worth of assets to another individual per year without incurring transfer tax 10 000 per year prior to 2002 and 11 000 from 2002 to 2005 This is referred to as the annual exclusion from transfer tax An individual can give up to 12 000 to

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/EstatePlanningPrimer.ini (2016-04-26)
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    a formal association of partners The limited partners are not actively involved in the company and are not personally liable for the debts of the company The general partners manage the affairs of the company and have unlimited personal liability for the debts and expenses of the company The partnership does not pay taxes on its income rather the items of income and expense flow down to the partners Limited liability companies LLCs have generally replaced limited partnerships In LLCs all owners are not personally liable for the debts of the company The owners are called members The LLC is managed by managers who may or may not be owners of the LLC The Internal Revenue Service allows LLCs to choose to either be taxed as a partnership or as a corporation Corporations are formal legal entities Corporations must follow certain formalities in order for the owners to not be personally liable for the debts of the corporation The owners are called shareholders The day to day operations of the corporation are handled by the officers who act under the direction of the directors Typically corporations are subject to double taxation meaning that the corporation pays taxes on its income

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/DecidingBusinessType.ini (2016-04-26)
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    often will you spend time with each other s family Do they like to exercise How often Do they expect you to exercise too Do they drink alcoholic beverages How often Do they have the ability to make and keep friends Do you like and respect their friends Do they want to live in the same town or are they open to relocating Do they want to live in the city the country or the suburbs Children How many children do they want How do they want to handle childcare How do they want to handle discipline Would they be open to adoption Faith What are their religious beliefs How often do they attend worship services How often do they plan on attending services once you are married Do they plan on giving financially to their place of worship If so how much What faith will you teach your children What role will faith play in your day to day lives Commitment What are their views on divorce In what circumstances would they consider divorce Would they attend counseling if requested to by you At what point would they consider that an option What steps will they take to affair proof your marriage What are their views on socializing with opposite sex friends Financial Do they currently have a savings plan Do they actually have money saved Do they have a retirement plan Do they have debt What kind of debt Credit card debt Student loans Car loans Have they borrowed from family and friends Do they still owe them Do they pay their bills on time Who will handle the bill paying in your marriage How much will you spend on gifts for family and friends Do they have a budget plan for married life Ethics and Character Do

    Original URL path: http://www.womenow.org/index.php?page=article&file=Articles/PremaritalQuestions.ini (2016-04-26)
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