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How to Stay Positive When You’re Sick

Five tips for staying positive when you’re sick with a chronic illness such as colitis, cancer, Crohn’s, or celiac disease - inspired by the Parable of the Hospital Window.

How to Help a Hospice Patient

If someone you love is going into hospice care, these tips on how to help a hospice patient will give you an insider’s perspective. Knowing what your loved one is going through will help you take care of them until the end.

7 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Coffin

These coffin decorating ideas are inspired by Creativity in Grief. Learning how to decorate your coffin may seem odd at first, but when you think about it…it kinda makes sense!

How to Manage Money After Divorce

Don’t let divorce devastate your finances – use these tips on how to manage money after divorce to build a firm financial foundation for your future.

Lighten Up to Get More Done – Dr Estelle Ramey

The life lesson: you don’t have to be serious or grim to get more done and pursue your dreams! The successful woman: witty feminist Estelle Ramey, who was a Georgetown University endocrinologist and women’s libber (1917-2006). “Men were designed for short, nasty, brutal lives,” said Ramey. “Women are designed for long, miserable ones.” She was kidding, of course…wasn’t she? Women do live longer, and maybe we are more miserable. We’re certainly subject to the whims of PMS and perimenopause, and fits of jealousy and

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One Thing You Can Do to Stop Dog Abuse

You can’t save all abused animals, but you can do one or two little things to help stop dog abuse. Little things make a big difference – especially to the dog who is being abused!

Set Spiritual Goals for the New Year – New Beginnings

When we set spiritual goals for the New Year we create a foundation for material goals to blossom. If we focus solely on the external – the exercise program, the weight loss, the financial plans, the career success – we end up feeling empty, even if we do achieve them. When we place our attention on the essence of these objectives, the true reason we want to achieve them, we feel whole and balanced. From this place it becomes much

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Not Your Traditional Widows Support Group

Step back from the traditional support group for widows, and consider a different kind of support group for grieving spouses. Saturday Night Widows is both a book and an alternative way to transition from marriage to widowhood.

Light Fragrances and Perfumes for Spring and Summer Birthdays

These light perfume fragrances make perfect gifts for spring and summer birthdays! Summer perfumes range from tea fragrances to guava scents, and contain fresh and floral scents that are perfect for gifts. Here’s a quip to write in the summer birthday card – especially if your gift recipient is a gardener: “All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its

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Narcolepsy Symptoms and Treatments

There is no cure for this type of hypersomnia, but you can find the right narcolepsy treatment. Here’s a narcoleptic definition, plus narcolepsy symptoms and therapies.