Learn about what a typical consumer DNA kit requires, how much it costs, and what it can do for you. Get help deciding whether Ancestry, 23 and Me, or FamilyTree DNA is the best choice.
Starting a weight loss program was a challenge. Finding ways to stick to it without feeling deprived is even harder. Fortunately, I found some tips and tricks that made it possible.
Watering the soil around your home's foundation can help prevent foundation cracks and shifting. Use these simple maintenance tips to maintain your home's value.
Investors often fork over thousands of dollars for capital gains taxes that they could defer indefinitely with 1031 exchanges. Learn the basics about how IRS code Section 1031 can preserve wealth.
What parents need to know about teenage drug and alcohol abuse: How to recognize if their child is using, and what to do about it.
A thorough homeowner's guide to recognizing termites and stopping them from damaging your property.
If your child's father won't return your child, or if child custody interference or parental kidnapping have kept your child from you, these tips will help you get your child back into your life, including information about parental alienation.
Is NeverWet good for waterproofing your clothing, furniture, and outdoor planters? Possibly not, but it certainly has other uses!
You don't have to ride a Harley to honor fallen veterans. The Patriot Guard and Patriot Guard riders embrace patriotic volunteers who want to honor veterans. Here's the story of my first experience.
SAM-e has eliminated the pain I experienced with fibromyalgia and arthritis, and given me my life back from the depression symptoms that had set in, too.
Looking for creative ideas for military care packages? Here are a few you won't want to pass up!
Learn the basics about how to evaluate and buy gemstones in a way you can use, whether you're making jewelry, enjoying the natural world, or getting fabulous for your special event.
Although the U.S. has more attorneys than any other country, it has the worst legal representation in the world for its citizens. This article discusses why and what you can do to change it. The author describes her own story and the phenomenon known as Legal Abuse Syndrome.
This article reveals the kinds of sacrifices soldiers make as they serve our country, and offers meaningful ways to thank them.
Sexless marriages can have many causes. Madonna-Whore complexes are one of the most challenging and hardest to treat. This article examines what it is, and what it means to people who are in a relationship affected by it.
Deception and lack of authenticity can destroy friendships, romantic relationships, and work opportunities by preventing intimacy and crushing trust. This article examines why people lie and provides a method for getting your loved one to change their habit of lying.
You can create a mad scientist costume inexpensively this Halloween. Check out these tools and tricks.
Estimating a coin's value can be tricky for a novice, but most of us have happened across an interesting old coin and wondered about its worth. Here's a guide that will take you step by step to understanding how much your coin is worth.
The Anasazi of the American Southwest may have disappeared, but their legacy lives on in today's Pueblo Indian crafts. This article describes basic information about the Anasazi, their interactions with other area tribes, and how their styles of decor continue to influence certain types of pottery.
Information about becoming an ordained minister and how to start the process.
Copyright issues can be thorny for creators of music, blogs, photos, software, or other kinds of intellectual property. This article examines legal issues surrounding "fair use" and what constitutes a violation. It provides guidelines for using others' works and protecting your own.
Attractiveness definitely has its perks. Even if we aren't the "perfect" image we'd like to be, making ourselves more attractive provides benefits at home, on the job, and in the social sphere. Take a look at these tips for men and women on how to be more attractive by choosing clothing, makeup,...
Bev Doolittle's camouflage art can make you feel as if you're in an eternal cycle of life. Check out some of the reasons I started collecting her artwork and learn how to acquire your own signed prints.
Do you have a narcissist in your life? Tips on recognizing it, coping, and information about treating narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)
When people are still (or often) single in their 30s or 40s, it's because of one of these seven reasons. Identify and solve the barriers to intimacy in your love life.
With a single shot, can you sink all four balls into separate pockets? This billiard trick shot is easy to master with this step by step instruction guide.
Withholding sex can sometimes be an abusive manipulation. This article describes when it's abusive, when it's not, and how to cope with passive-aggressive people who use this tactic to manipulate their partners.
The silent treatment is a common pattern of conflict in committed, romantic relationships. It can be damaging if left unaddressed, but there are constructive ways to break this communication pattern.
There's a good chance that mental illness contributed to your decision to divorce, but here's why you may not want to raise the issue in court.
Learn signs that your spouse may be cheating and simple tips to investigate.
Even strong, loving relationships can fall victim to friendships with the opposite sex if appropriate boundaries aren't negotiated. Learn to avoid pitfalls of jealousy and provide loving support without becoming vulnerable.
Domestic violence often starts with emotional abuse or verbal violence. This article explains how abusive tendencies develop and what can help break the cycle.
Sunshine on your shoulders can make you happy, but sunshine on your eyes may cause growths that permanently alter your appearance. Learn about these common eye growths and how to protect yourself.
When relationships have ongoing conflicts, when the people we love are in denial, we may ask ourselves how we can help someone who doesn't want help. This no-nonsense article will tell you what you need to know when engaging with someone in denial.
Marriages and relationships with an addict can be very exciting and fraught with peril. Learn more about the effects of alcoholism and addiction on love and relationships.
If you feel like you're all alone in your relationship, don't despair. Find the causes that drive wedges between you and your partner, and get tools for making those causes disappear.
Straight answers about nice guys and the girls who dump them.
Is he interested or just being friendly? Is he losing interest? Does he see a future with you? Learn these indicators of interest so you can focus on the man who wants you and keep him interested now and later.
Learn why it seems like your man lets his pride get in the way of your relationship, and find out how you can deal with it and resolve your conflicts.
Is your relationship compatible enough to last forever? This article provides helpful guidance on how to evaluate the five pillars of compatibility: sexual, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and financial.
Men need to feel needed, but independent women may find themselves at a loss about how to need a man when they're accustomed to providing for themselves. This guide helps them understand how to bridge the communication gap.
Do you know what to do when your boyfriend or girlfriend sends you mixed messages? Avoid problems by recognizing how to interpret what is really happening.
How to tell if your relationship is moving too quickly. Hint: It's not about sex.
A basic guide to non-verbal cues of attraction or disinterest.