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25 things college students need to know before love. 8 Kansas Roads. Posted in Kansas September 13, 2015 by Annie Sandmeier Fall is in the air, and what better time than now to get outside and enjoy the beautiful, changing colors? If you’re in search of the perfect fall drive, you will want to check out of these 8 scenic roads! 1. Smoky Valley Scenic Byway Impressive limestone cliffs, colorful flowers and the Cedar Bluff Reservoir await you at this centrally located byway. 2. This 42-mile trek (which runs from Coldwater to Medicine Lodge) showcases Kansas at its finest--lovely vistas, rugged landscapes and a rich history that you can only find in the Sunflower State!

3. Get your kicks on this legendary Southeast Kansas Byway that is famous for its green, rolling hills and nostalgic businesses. 4. This 48-mile drive isn't just one of the most beautiful in Kansas; it's one of the most beautiful in the country! 5. Where else but Western Vistas can you see native wildlife, unique museums AND the famous (pictured) Monument Rocks? 6. 7. 8. Advice for cheating victims.

This is a good lesson for all of us, no matter what stage of life you’re in. You’ll see what I mean. A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her – her husband had cheated on her and she was devastated. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as soon as one problem was solved, a new one arose. Her grandmother took her to the kitchen. In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. Turning to her granddaughter, she asked, ‘Tell me what you see.’

‘Carrots, eggs, and coffee,’ she replied. Her grandmother brought her closer and asked her to feel the carrots. Finally, the grandmother asked the granddaughter to sip the coffee. Her grandmother explained that each of these objects had faced the same adversity: boiling water. “Which are you?” Think of this: Which am I? Am I the egg that starts with a malleable heart, but changes with the heat? 20 Sassy Marquee Board Messages. There are so many creative advertising options these days that you might not even realize you're staring at a billboard. Unfortunately, many local businesses can't afford marketing budgets.

But this doesn't mean one can't appreciate an old classic: the marquee board. We pass so many of these simple message boards in our commutes and daily travels that we usually tune them out. Not all of the signs are boring cheeseburger deals and movie times. Image courtesy of Reddit, Whyzer12 Image courtesy of Reddit, deathmechanic Image courtesy of Reddit, admirologist Image courtesy of Reddit, azwethinkizm Image courtesy of Reddit, cherdandelions Image courtesy of Reddit, goie Image courtesy of Reddit, cestevez94 Image courtesy of Reddit, Butch_Glitterface Image courtesy of Reddit, childoftheatom Image courtesy of Reddit He11razor Image courtesy of Reddit, alizphotos Image courtesy of Reddit LongJohnWilson Image courtesy of Imgur, SwearbyMyPrettyFloralBonnett Image courtesy of Imgur, JennitheWhale. Confidence. When was the last time you felt like you weren’t where you thought you’d be in life?

Maybe, the ideal life you envisioned isn’t coming to fruition, or perhaps, life’s curveballs have set you down an unexpected path. Whatever it is, these thoughts of self-doubt can cause the sparkle in your bright eyes to fade, and it can make you lose sight of the good in yourself. The biggest challenge in dealing with self-doubt and a loss of confidence is mustering up the strength and courage to turn back into your proud, stunning self.

This was something I, too, struggled with for years. But after having conversations with wiser, more experienced folks and learning more about myself, I’ve realized the key to becoming the best version of ourselves begins with learning who we are, and then taking the right steps to get there. Know your values and how you interpret them. By understanding them, you can easily define who you are and grow your self-confidence. It’s just as important to determine your purpose. The { } And. 45 healthy changes. This post was written by Laura Schwecherl for Greatist. Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart — just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided to go all out and provide 45 “this for that” tips (full list here), so there are no excuses when it comes to making healthier choices!

Fitness 1. Planks for Crunches Okay, have we said this enough? Extra points for holding it for a minute straight! 2. Congrats on that 26.2-mile marathon. 3. In a perfect, outdoor world, flat roads rarely exist. 4. Trash that Cosmo-reading elliptical routine and surprise the body with a fun, calorie-burning cardio session. 5. Stretching out cold muscles could lead to injury. 6. We know that barbell looks tempting. 7. How often does someone complain about having to sit in a cubicle all day?

Use a pile of books to prop up the computer, or purchase one of these. 8. Okay, we get it. It can help with balance and that six-pack. 9. Falling asleep at the wheel? Dating Advice. Berger told Miranda the reason her recent date hasn't called is that "he's just not that into you. " Jack Berger and Miranda Hobbs are not my actual friends, but I did spend 30 minutes with them on July 13, 2003, when this phrase was uttered. This phrase that would spawn a subsequent book and movie -- while entertaining within the weekly episode of Sex and the City, it did not make an imprint on my brain at the time.

It would in fact be a decade before that tiny grain of huge wisdom would re-enter my life. Dating after divorce in my late 30s brought many surprises, including sexting, texting, emailing, messaging, friending and following. He hasn't answered my text in two days -- what does that mean? My friends and I -- grown, smart, been-around-the-block-before women -- spent hours interpreting these and other dating scenarios. I found myself coupled again, and my brain was freed from the mental jail that is dating dissection. If he doesn't say "hell yes," move on. Don't settle for less. Kegels. Epsom Salt. Swimming Suits. Love Sick. When I first started college, I was looking to get some casual dick. I was a relatively naive freshman and, truth be told, I wasn’t particularly confident.

I was outspoken, but I was meek when it came to boys. Like most 18-year-old girls, I wanted and sought validation. I had just moved to New York, I was wildly out of my comfort zone, and I was just trying to have as much fun as possible. I felt oddly privileged when a hot upperclassman started pursuing me. He was classically attractive with his dark features and just the right amount of scruff. He made all the guys I’d dated in high school look gross AF by comparison. The thing was, he was extremely dumb. I definitely thought he was attractive and that it was a great idea to sleep with him regularly, but my body had other plans. At first, I chalked it up to the new college environment and stress. After one too many trips to Duane Reade — and one too many Monistat applications — I was finished denying what my vagina was telling me.