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SRI-LANKA

WHO WOULDN’T WANT TO LIVE HERE! A resident of Sri-Lanka was having a well drilled in his backyard when workers found a 2.5 million-carat sapphire cluster weighing more than 1,000 pounds, worth around $100 million on the international market. It’s the largest known cluster of its kind.

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EVER SEE A CAT WITH GLASSES

A Pennsylvania Optician whose primary focus is infants, toddlers and elementary school children, has a cat named Truffles who wears glasses so it’s not so scary for the kids. Nearly every time, the child stops crying, laughs and puts their own glasses on.

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RELATIONSHIP BOOST #5

How can you build up your emotional capital? Here’s our final suggestion. 5. Listen to your partner. At the most basic level, many of us just want to feel understood. It’s easy when you are busy to feel like there isn’t time to just sit and talk. But taking just five minutes to ask your…

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RELATIONSHIP BOOST #4

How can you build up your emotional capital? 4. Compliment your partner. When was the last time you told your partner something you really like about them? Thanks to hedonic adaptation, we get used to the good things in our lives, especially our romantic partners. And even when we do recognize good things, we don’t…

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RELATIONSHIP BOOST #3

How can you build up your emotional capital? 3. Laugh together. “Made me laugh” was another item from the list and research suggests laughter is beneficial. Find a great comedy or reminisce about silly snafus you experienced together in your past. Look for a new tip every day this week.

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RELATIONSHIP BOOST #2

How can you build up your emotional capital? Make your partner feel appreciated. Things like: “Told me he/she was thinking about me,” “Looked at me in a loving way.” “Said thank you when I did something for him/her.” People who feel appreciated by their partners are more likely to be appreciative themselves.

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RELATIONSHIP BOOST #1

How can you build up your emotional capital? Look for a new tip every day this week. 1. Try something new with your partner. Novel and exciting experiences help us expand our sense of self and feel closer to our partners. One way to do this is to have an awe-inspiring experience together.

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CAN’T GET TO THE FIREWORKS?

And not all pets like the noise of fireworks, so watching on your tv or computer allows you to control the volume. There are plenty to view on you tube!!

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IT’S HERE

That moment when you realize it’s too late to start a diet for your beach trip!

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MAYBE DON’T DITCH THE MASK YET

As cicadas begin to die off, people in Virginia and Tennessee say they’re clogging gutters and beginning to stink. Many people are wearing coronavirus masks so they don’t have to smell the rotting cicada bodies.