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Entries Tagged as 'Life Topics'

Happy New Year!

January 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Life Topics

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you had some relaxing and fun times over the holidays. The new year is synonymous with fresh starts and resolutions– doing something new, different, or better. We get all excited that we’re going to make a change and then if we either forget or give up on our resolution, we [...]

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What makes you happy?

June 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Fun and Humor, Life Topics

Well for some it may be a peanut butter cookie, but for the allergic…not so much.  So what does make us happy?  A recent book Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification attempts to define the characteristics, behaviors and conditions that lead to happiness.  In case you don’t have time to peruse the 800-page [...]

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Interviewing?

April 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Life Topics

interview.jpg Even for a summer job you need to know how to interview…but don’t panic! There are websites that can help, like Worktree who has a list of tips for interviewing. Even CNN has their “top 10 interview mistakes”. More amusing however is their “eight weirdest interview mistakes” article. So read up to avoid those blunders that may cost you the job you deserve!

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What am I going to be when I grow up?

October 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Life Topics

careers%2005112008.jpg Don’t panic! There are many tools on line that can help you figure out what personality type you are, and then help find a career that will match it. Princeton Review has a short but informative quiz. More in depth questionnaires can be found at the About website. Good Luck!

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Computer so sloooooowwww?

June 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, Life Topics

Don’t blame yourself…and instead of staring at the screen in frustration there may be something you could do about it.  If you click here you will go to the page the nice people at Microsoft made listing tricks to speed up your computer.  it is important to point out – go only to reputable sites [...]

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Weird Facts

January 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Life Topics

Just when you thought you knew everything and everyone who was weird – here is some more weirdness to add.  A listing of facts about Starbucks for one, and also bizzare laws in our 50 states.  What about our human body?  Well a study showed that banana is our favorite smell.  And this random site [...]

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Can you sing?

October 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Education, Fun and Humor, Life Topics

Well, good for you.  The rest of the world is divided into those who THINK they can sing, and those who save it for the car or shower.  If you are in the latter two groups,  wikihow can help you out with that and a myriad of other skills.   Like, “how to talk to a guy that [...]

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Do you know how strong your password is?

August 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Life Topics

No, not how much weight can it lift, but how strong meaning – hard to guess.  Well if you want to check, go to the The Password Meter to put your password through its paces.  You type in your password and then the program will tell you if you have a: strong, medium, or weak [...]

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How can you keep up with all of the news?

March 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Current Events, Life Topics

There is so much of it!  And with everyone talking about the latest stories, you need to keep up unless you will look like a…well, you know.  But don’t despair!  BBC news has a quick way to get a week of facts – their “1o things you didn’t know” section.  And CNN has a new [...]

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And you thought you were the only one blogging

December 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Life Topics, Writing

You are not alone.  Here are blogs to check out that are NOT yours.  The intern blog at Teen Vouge tells you what it is like behind the scenes.  The Teen Fiction Cafe touts itself as “the ultimate YA author hang out”.  Hmm, we thought that was the Wilton Library?  So you can be the [...]

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