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Why You Should Hire a Life Coach

“Most people never stop and think about the sum of their life and how they spend their time,” explains life coach Gwen Paulson. Maybe you aren’t exercising or taking care of yourself, maybe you’re in an unhappy relationship or the wrong job. Working with a coach is a discovery process designed to guide you through a few simple steps that can drastically impact your life and, more importantly, how ...

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Featured Pro: Personal Trainer Steve Botsford

When you’re living with Parkinson’s Disease, what you most want to hear from your doctor is, “Whatever you’re doing, keep doing it. It’s working.” Personal trainer Steve Botsford was found on ...

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Featured Pro: Forrest Loomis, DJ

Story by Forrest Loomis I was an executive in the corporate world for years. But I was also running sound for a very large church back in the mid- to late-‘90s, mixing sound for eight, ten, ...

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6 Father’s Day Gifts That Will Remind Him Why Having Kids Was a Good Idea

You should probably thank your dad. Thank him for grudgingly sending you to that liberal arts college and for never putting any of your boyfriends in the hospital. Thank him for not sending you to ...

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How friendly is your city?

What makes your city work? Is it the tax rate? Sound enforcement of regulations? Some other unknown piece of magic? For the third year in a row Thumbtack has partnered with the Ewing Marion ...

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Featured Pro: Creative Wedding Cakes from Darmayne

You have a wedding coming up. You need a cake, you want it to taste good, and you don’t want the standard white tiered confection with a stiff bride and groom planted on top. But what do you want? You ...

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Organize Your Kitchen with Help from a Pro

Your kitchen is clean, but prone to paper bags cascading unexpectedly from shelves and disappearing cookie sheets. Doing the dishes is one thing, but diving into the Bermuda Triangle of tupperware is ...

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Make Your Vacation Rental Experience Even Better

You found the perfect beach bungalow on the perfect beach filled with attractive, scantily clad people. Now you just need to figure out how to not lift a finger for anything besides rolling over to ...

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Prepare Your Grad For Life: Best Ever Graduation Gifts

Life beyond academia is filled with things like starched shirts and job interviews. Don’t make your favorite grad depend on the advice of great uncle Stu whose last job ended during the Carter ...

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Featured Pro: Andrew Eng, Massage Therapist

Never underestimate the power of an individual to make a profound impact on the life of another. When Andrew Eng bid on a job for a 28-year-old man who’d been in the hospital for almost a year after a ...

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Two Men & A Vacuum

Thumbtack Success Story: Cody is Cleaning Up In Columbus

Cody Warren's company, a high-end residential commercial cleaning company called Two Men and a Vacuum, has been on Thumbtack for about fourteen months, during which they’ve booked over 250 jobs. Using ...

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