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Understanding Body Language

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The nonverbal signals that we use to communicate—either willingly or unwillingly—account for over half of all communication. The next time you’re trying to interpret someone’s body language, pay attention to the following clues. Eyes Have you ever heard the eyes referred to as the “windows to the soul”? There’s a reason for that. Eyes can … More

4 Qualities of a Good Leader

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Go into any bookstore and you’ll find stacks of literature on what it takes to be a good leader. However, a lot of times, becoming a good leader takes more than just following a few steps outlined in a textbook. While leadership can’t always be taught, it can be learned and built upon for those … More

Keeping Youth Farmworkers Safe

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Farms can be peaceful workplaces, but that doesn’t mean that they’re without danger. Farm owners and operators might be well aware of the hazards at play, but one important demographic might not appreciate the danger—youth workers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 800,000 workers under the age of 20 worked … More

What Learning Style Do You Use?

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Each of us learns in different ways. For some of us, we need to be up to our elbows (either metaphorically or literally) in a subject to fully understand every fine detail, while others can just “download” the information directly from a book. If you do not know what type of learner you are and … More

Understanding the Dangers of Bed-sharing

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Many new parents want to cuddle and be close to their babies at bedtime. But, sharing a bed with a baby puts him or her at risk of suffocation, strangulation and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). According to studies, bed-sharing is the most common cause of death in babies—especially those younger than 3 months old. … More

Eye Safety for Kids

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August is National Eye Safety Month, and it comes at a good time. During the summer, people are out playing sports and doing lawn work, meaning there are ample opportunities for damage to happen to your eyes. To promote healthy living, we present these eye safety tips for children. Sports are the number one cause … More

Moving Insurance Benefits

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Although moving from one home to another is a process that is often filled with uncertainty and unforeseeable expenses, moving can also be a joyful, exciting time for those who have planned carefully. Choosing to protect household items, furniture, appliances and other items with moving insurance leaves you with the security you need to feel … More

Federal vs. Private Loans

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As the school year inches closer and students are moving into dorms or back to their college towns, the costs of higher education may be on your mind. Student loans are one way to help pay for your education, but what kind of loan is right for you? That can be a tough decision to … More

What Kind of Life Insurance Is Right for You?

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There are several types of life insurance policies available. Some of them are for a short time in the event that you need coverage for your family in case something happens due to an illness or injury. These policies often expire after a few years, but they can be renewed if you see that there … More

Best Pool Safety Practices

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With the summer heat rising, many will be looking for a pool as an escape. Pools are a great way to cool down while having fun. Just remember to keep safety in mind and follow these pool safety practices when hosting a pool party or retreating to a friend or family member’s pool. Keeping the … More

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