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Veterans' Day -- November 11th

Nov 06, 2014 06:49 PM GMT

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11th as the first commemoration of Veterans' Day with the following words, "To us, in America, the reflections of Veterans' Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in...Read More »

Move-On After Divorce

Sep 11, 2014 08:46 AM GMT

When you are in the middle of the divorce process, it is hard to imagine life after divorce. Especially a full, rewarding life.  Unbelievably you will get past all the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce and things will eventually get...Read More »

Loosing A Pet

Aug 18, 2014 08:27 PM GMT

Handling the death of a beloved pet is never easy; however, grieving for that pet is an important part of your recovery.  If you have lost a special companion, the emotions can become overwhelming.  Take some time out to grieve for your pet....Read More »

5-Effortless Ways To Boost Your Mood

Aug 01, 2014 04:47 PM GMT

1.  Hold your pencil between your lips, so that each end of the pencil points to an ear for a few minutes.  This activates facial muscles the same way smiling does.  Research has demonstrated that smiling has a positive effect on mood and...Read More »

Six Ways To Stay Energized

Jul 15, 2014 04:38 PM GMT

Six Ways To Stay Energized: 1.  Drink More Water. 2.  Eat Regularly. 3.  Move More. 4.  Stress Less. 5.  Deal With Depression. 6.  See your Doctor. Read More »

The Beauty Of Getting It Wrong

Jun 07, 2014 09:19 AM GMT

To err may be human, but we are still afraid to admit when we are wrong.  When we make an error, most of us fall into one of two groups; those who have  a fixed mindset and think, "screw it, I'll never be good at this" and even try to shut...Read More »

Honor Your Father

Jun 02, 2014 04:36 PM GMT

In June of every year, we honor Fathers!  The first Mother's Day was celebrated in 1914; however, a holiday honoring Fathers did not become official until 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson declared the third Sunday in June would be Father's...Read More »

What Do People Think Of You At Work?

Jun 02, 2014 01:19 PM GMT

Try not to ask vague questions:     You'll get vague answers and platitudes that "can just be personal instead of professional.  Ask how you do in your position and seek answers on how you could improve.  It's...Read More »

Internet Love Scams

Jun 01, 2014 08:16 AM GMT

I think we all know what it means to be scammed.  The emotional impact of being on the receiving end of a romance con is often hard to describe, however, it is never difficult to feel once you have gone through it.  You are not alone!  Sharing...Read More »

Getting Over A Narcissist

May 19, 2014 05:57 AM GMT

Has the relationship, separation or the break up with a narcissist all but destroyed you?  Do you constantly worry, or obsess as to why this happened and wonder if the nightmare will ever end?  Did the relationship end abruptly, without warning?...Read More »

Baked "Fried" Chicken

May 12, 2014 02:33 AM GMT

PAM Original No-Stick Cooking Spray18 round buttery-flavored crackers, crushed into crums3 tablespoons grated Parmesian cheese1.2 tablespoon garlic powder4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz ea.)1/3 Cup Parkay Original Spread-tub melted Preheat oven...Read More »

Mother's Day History

Apr 20, 2014 11:25 AM GMT

The origin of Mother's Day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans, however, the roots of Mother's Day history can also be placed in the UK where a mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light of day in the US.  However,...Read More »

Learn To Trust Others After You Have Been Betrayed

Apr 15, 2014 02:01 AM GMT

Trust is defined In the following ways: Letting others know your feelings, emotions and reactions and having the confidence in them to respect you and not take advantage of you.Sharing your inner feelings and thoughts with others with the belief...Read More »

13-Best 'Quit Smoking' Tips Ever

Apr 06, 2014 10:16 AM GMT

#1:  Know why you want to quit.  Do you know why?  Because it is bad for you?  To get motivated, you need a powerful-personal reason to quit.  Maybe you want to protect your family from second hand smoke?  Maybe the thought...Read More »

Letting Go Of Love

Apr 02, 2014 07:34 AM GMT

Have you been dumped, betrayed, or left heartbroken that you never thought you would ever want to love again?  How do you know when it is time to let go and look for love somewhere else?   Did the other person really even make you happy?...Read More »

March - "National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month"

Mar 19, 2014 11:35 AM GMT

National MS Education and Awareness Month is an effort by the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF) to raise the public awareness of multiple sclerosis (M/S).  The important goals of this endeavor are to promote an understanding of the scope of this...Read More »


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