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Misfortune Definition & Meaning

Misfortune Definition & Meaning

Test Your Own Optimism Take as much time as you need to answer each of the questions. On average the test takes about fifteen minutes. There are no right or wrong answers. It is important that you take the test before you read the analysis which follows it, in order …

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Engine Stalled? How to Get Past a Plateau

Engine Stalled? How to Get Past a Plateau

The Definition of a Plateau If a pause in weight loss is a genuine plateau, I require that it meet the following criteria: You have experienced no weight loss or loss of inches for at least four weeks. (Increased muscle mass will deceive the scale because muscle weighs more than …

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Ongoing Weight Loss: The Second Phase of Atkins

Ongoing Weight Loss: The Second Phase of Atkins

Make Your Goal Specific You’ve set a goal now, and that’s great! But make sure your goal is specific. Planning to lose 35 pounds, for example, is far better than planning to lose “some” weight. You will likely lose some weight, but you probably won’t lose the full 35 unless …

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Are You Ready for Phase Two?

Are You Ready for Phase Two?

What Is Your Goal Weight? Ask yourself when in your life did you look and feel your very best? How much did you weigh then? Can you comfortably weigh that again? What size did you wear then? Don’t skip over these questions. As I always say, you’re the greatest expert …

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How Long Does It Take to Get Blood Test Results?

How Long Does It Take to Get Blood Test Results?

You Got to Hang in There Of course, some people have difficulties at the very start. At 39, Alan McCarthy was a successful insurance executive, married and with a child on the way. Two months before his son’s birth, Alan’s father died of a heart attack. A year later, Alan’s …

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Five pieces of clothing every man should own

Five pieces of clothing every man should own

1. A Really Good Pair of Jeans Doesn’t matter if you wear jeans every day or if you only own the one pair — own a really good pair. What makes a really good pair of jeans? They should be sturdy, comfortable, and versatile. You want jeans that aren’t a …

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The BeauTy IndusTry unIversally Crazy

The-Beauty-Industry-Universally-Crazy

Why a new¬†edITIon Cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery procedures have greatly improved, though the array of options has become more extensive and the risks or benefits more difficult to evaluate. As I compiled the research and began rewriting this book, I was amazed at how far the cosmetics world has …

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Style Tips for Men | Find a Dressing Style for You

Style Tips for Men | Find a Dressing Style for You

Dressing Well Opens Doors for You A good outfit opens doors, literally and figuratively. From getting past the bouncer and skipping the line at a nightclub to being invited up to the boss’s office for a private chat about pay, you’re going to go further in a nice jacket and …

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MEN’S COATS AND OUTERWEAR

MEN'S COATS AND OUTERWEAR

Dress Overcoats For the truly well-dressed man, long wool overcoats are the rule. It’s the only appropriate accompaniment to a suit, and a good plan for when you’re wearing a blazer or sports jacket and anything nicer than jeans, as well. The big concern here is that the coat be …

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