Sunday Firesides: Ride the Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance happens when you’re trying to hold two contradictory ideas. It can manifest in making a difficult decision — when you think you want to take one path, but also see good in another. You’ve decided to break up with your girlfriend, and one part of you feels you’ve made the right choice, while the other wants to reconcile. You’re leaving a faith, and one part of you grieves the loss of belief, while the other is excited to move on. Cognitive dissonance is a stressful, uncomfo...
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Post-Divorce Parenting: Pros and Cons of Nesting Plans

One of the things that divorcing couples have to think about is keeping the family home for the sake of the children. For some children, the family residence gives them a semblance of home, especially if it’s the only place they’ve known since they were born. Children often find it hard to deal with change,... Read More » The post Post-Divorce Parenting: Pros and Cons of Nesting Plans appeared first on .
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The Curious Case of the Trimmest Rosebush and the Spilled Molasses: Two New Ones from Bruno Fazzolari Reviewed

I love a multi-hyphenate, such as artists who also write, lawyers who are also renowned conceptual poets and performance artists, a cabaret singer-slash-memoirist, a polyamorous librarian with a rose-flavored macaron side hustle, or especially my twin sibling, who is a scholar, choreographer, astrologer, and yoga teacher. I’m happiest around these lives being lived as complex constellations; we�... Read full article: The Curious Case of the Trimmest Rosebush and the Spilled Molasses: Two New On...
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Angel for your Christmas tree: Mugler Angel Limited Edition

Mugler has launched a new collectible edition of its legendary perfume Angel to celebrate the holiday season. The new flacon with the very same Angel perfume is painted shimmering blue, asking to become a Christmas tree decoration. It is a small bottle of just 25 ml, but you can always refill it in store. The blue color, i.e. its special hue which is Pantone Classic Blue 19-4052 TCX, has been ... Read full article: Angel for your Christmas tree: Mugler Angel Limited Edition from Fragrantica Pe...
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Interview with Mark Constantine of LUSH

Mark Constantine, Co-founder, nose and perfumer of LUSH in the UK, is a man who can change emotional direction on a dime. This way he has of speaking is sometimes arresting. You’ll find yourself listening to a very humorous anecdote, and then it will turn poignantly to something heartfelt and sonorous. Many of the tales he shares about LUSH, and in particular the development of their perfumes, ... Read full article: Interview with Mark Constantine of LUSH from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes...
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Sexy & Gay Christmas Gifts (Adults Only)

Travel blog by Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) – Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) - Note: This holiday gift list is definitely X-rated and while it’s safe-for-work, it’s 100% adult-themed. If sexual topics aren’t your thing, please read this blog of pretty pictures from around the world instead. Otherwise: read on for my favorite sexy gifts to give to men, especially gay men, this holiday season! Please note some of these links may generate a small commission for the publisher, but at no added...
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Jonny Bairstow’s back

As in ‘returned’. He hasn’t got ankylosing spondylitis or anything. Jonny Bairstow was dropped from the England Test team at the end of the summer. He was told to go and improve his ‘red ball game’. “Do that and we’ll pick you again, we promise,” said the selectors. “Try not to worry. Here’s a central contract to prove that you’ll be back. We do hope this kick up the arse doesn’t discomfit you too much.” Bairstow has duly gone away and batted in the nets a bit, because th...
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'This is small talk purgatory': what Tinder taught me about love

When I ended up single in a small town, I turned to a dating app. But finding someone fully and messily human was harder than I thoughtI did not intend to be single in the rural village where I live. I’d moved there with my fiance after taking a good job at the local university. We’d bought a house with room enough for children. Then the wedding was off and I found myself single in a town where the non-student population is 1,236 people. I briefly considered flirting with the cute local bartende...
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Anna Sui Serenity Wish

Anna Sui Serenity Wish, a new fragrance from the fairytale-inspired Secret Wish (2005) line launched in 2019, is announced as a whimsical aromatherapy that has a calming and refreshing effect and highlights the beauty around you. The composition is delicate, floral and fruity, with juicy fresh apples and Italian lemon, jasmine and other flowers, and musk and woods at the base. Top notes: Ital... Read full article: Anna Sui Serenity Wish from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: Top Books of 2019 From The Gospel Coalition, Jared C. Wilson, Trevin Wax, Russell Moore, and Gospel Relevance. Themelios 44.3 The new December 2019 issue of Themelios has 217 pages of editorials, articles, and book reviews. Someone Needs to See You Suffer Well People need to see you clinging to his promises, treasuring his friendship, and praising his name when life is falling in on you. Pastor, Build His Platform, Not Yours We must...
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How to Add More Leadership Experience to Your Resume

Regardless of the field you might be interested in going into, leadership experience will help your resume stand out.  There are five methods of showing your leadership skills on your resume. Let's take a look.See more resume tips and my approach to building resumes. Check out my Resume Tips page.Show that you produce results on your […] Related posts: 4 Things Everyone Forgets to Put on Their Resume Get an employer’s attention with your resume Certifications to Help Bolster Your Resume
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The best moment to apply for an ESTA

With the biggest fashion events starting as of February 2020, the Industry can taste what is to come with the early Pre-Fall & Fall-Winter shows in December in New York. Vera Wang, Jenny Woo, Carolina Herrera, and many more will show their pre – F/W 2020 collections and we can’t wait! With this month’s events already started, one can only feel sorry for not being able to see them. But, after all, a trip to from Europe to New York demands time and preparation, including applying for a visa with ...
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Winter weekenders: 15 picturesque UK towns for a pre-Christmas break

Brilliant Christmas shopping and festivities, cosy pubs and winter walks make these towns perfect for a getaway ahead of the big dayMost visitors go to Scotland for the scenery, the culture, eventful history and the cold-Caribbean-like coast. As a base for exploring the Highlands, with shops and society yet no city throngs, Stirling is a bonny option. Continue reading...
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The Dangers of Complacency

Avoid complacency, as it can literally destroy your career and your life. You are either moving up or moving down, and complacency will always place you on a downward trajectory. Surround yourself... By Harrison Barnes
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