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The key to hosting a successful theme party? Start planning early

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How to make networking events less awkward: Be a croissant, not a bagel

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How to change your kid's behavior, according to the host of a hit parenting podcast

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How to show your friends you love them, according to a friendship expert

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Before you commit to a new name, take it for a test drive. For example, use that name for your next coffee order. Then pay attention to how you feel when you hear it called out. Jasjyot Singh Hans for NPR hide caption

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You can choose a new name for yourself. Here's how

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How to know when you spend too much time online and need to log off

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Simple DIY maintenance tasks that will keep your car running smoothly — and save money

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How to save for different financial goals

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