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10 Everyday Habits That Put Your Dog in Danger

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September 2, 2018 | Categories: ,

Chances are, you’re making some of these mistakes when it comes to grooming, feeding, or playing with your pet—and it could be putting your pup’s health at risk. Trimming your pet’s nails the wrong way If you cut your dog’s nails too short, you can accidentally cause pain or injury, says Julie Cappel, DVM, practice… Read More

What It Means to Have “Middle Child Syndrome”

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June 21, 2018 | Categories:

When I meet someone new and they ask if I have any brothers or sisters, I tell them I’m a middle child. Usually that prompts the questioner to say something along the lines of, “Oh, you must have middle child syndrome,” while laughing. I never really knew what that was supposed to mean, but it… Read More

How to Raise Kids That Are Smart with Money

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June 21, 2018 | Categories:

You might think your children are too young to think about finances—or that it’s too complex for them to understand—but chances are, they’re old enough to handle it, and you’re probably not discussing it enough. In fact, one of the biggest mistakes parents can make when it comes to raising kids who are savvy about… Read More

How the FDNY Reacted to the Chelsea Bombing

May 5, 2018 | Categories:

Lieutenant Bruce Hydock, of Division 1, Station 7, was sitting at his station desk at 23rd Street and 10th Avenue, when he heard a big, long rumble at 8:15 p.m. on September 17th. “It sounded like a freight train went over the High Line,” Lieutenant Hydock said. “I looked at my partner and asked, ‘What… Read More

What to Never Say at Work to Your Boss, Colleague, or HR Department

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January 21, 2018 | Categories:

You know better than to say racist comments, blatant sexual harassment, discuss politics in the workplace, but there are plenty of places where knowing what to say is a gray area. Here, psychologists tell you what to never say at work and why. Never say anything you wouldn’t want to read in print in a… Read More

Why You Can’t Concentrate

January 7, 2018 | Categories:

A warm, sunny day may have you wishing you were outside, but that’s not the only distraction causing you to lose focus. Here’s how to regain it. Meditation can do wonders for the mind, but no amount of time spent on the cushion is going to help you get your focus back if an underlying… Read More

Mistakes You’re Making On Work Calls

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January 5, 2018 | Categories:

These communication errors you’re making on business calls could hurt relationships, cost you money, and make you come across as less than professional. Career experts discuss proper phone etiquette in a modern world. You’re not prepared for why you’re on the call. Have you ever been in a meeting or on a conference call and… Read More

Be Even More Productive When Your Schedule is Packed

January 1, 2018 | Categories:

Make no mistake: Upon re-entering the workforce, it’s likely your Outlook calendar will resemble a mosaic of brightly colored tiles. That’s because the average American office worker spends more than nine hours of every week preparing for or attending status meetings, according to a 2015 survey by software company Clarizen. And while some meetings help… Read More

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