Starting Over at 50 – What Are Your Assets? : One Thing

The first step to starting over at 50 is to identify your assets and liabilities. You'd be surprised to learn how many assets you have! Here, I define several types of assets, and offer tips for dealing with liabilities when you're starting over at 50.

Ulcerative Colitis – How Laurie Survives Inflammatory Bowel Disease : The Passion Seeker

I’m a writer surviving life with ulcerative colitis, which is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). I’ve found that living in harmony with ulcerative colitis is easier than fighting it. I’m also a blogger who wants to publish stories from people living with chronic disease. If you have a chronic illness, I’d love to hear from you! Please contact me through the comments form below. Do you have inflammatory or irritable bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s? Read Breaking

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How to Survive an Online Affair

Online relationships are more common than you think. These tips for surviving an online affair will help you start over after a bad breakup. Here’s what Steve said on my Tips for Surviving an Emotional Affair article on Quips & Tips for Achieving Your Goals. He had an internet affair and wants to know how to save his marriage: “I love my wife and kids so much. I would normally say I’m a great husband and father. I just made

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Lillian Hellman – Get Out of Your Own Way : One Thing

One of my favorite quotations for successful women is from Lillian Hellman – she was an American playright. Her quote is about self-sabotage and tripping yourself up. It’s both depressing and empowering: “It’s a sad day when you find out that it’s not accident or time or fortune but just yourself that kept things from you.” ~ Lillian Hellman. I see this in my blogging career – I support myself as a full-time writer and blogger, and went through a

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10 Most Expensive Gifts – and 10 Affordable Alternatives : The Passion Seeker

This list of the most luxurious, expensive gifts on Amazon will help you figure out what to give a loved one, because they include the alternatives you can afford to buy. You don’t need to give an expensive gift to celebrate a special occasion, but it’s fun to dream, isn’t it? Especially since dreams have a funny way of turning into reality – in ways you don’t expect. This list of the most expensive gifts includes jewelry (diamond necklaces), gourmet

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Easy DIY Green Gifts

Giving a gift is a great way to express how you feel and your appreciation of those around you. When you give a gift you can brighten someone’s day and turn it into something better than what it was when the day began. An excellent type of gift to give that shows exactly how much you care is one from the heart. A do it yourself present says that you put in the time and effort to make the gift

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7 Tips for Small Business Owners Taking a Leap of Faith

A marketing coach shares tips for taking a leap faith for small business owners who are transitioning from part time to full time work. Corrina Gordon-Barnes is the founder of You Inspire Me – a business that makes marketing simple for people who are self-employed. This is my second interview with Corrina, here on New Beginnings. Our first was How She Became a Small Business Marketing Consultant – the link is at the end of this article. Read it if

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What Does a Freelance Photographer Do?

If you’re wondering if freelance photography is for you, don’t pass by this photographer’s tips! In this photographer job description, a professional freelancer offers career tips and shares the dark and light aspects of taking pictures for a living. Rushton began working as a freelance photographer in 2009 after taking formal training in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Her business began in a flash after booking eight weddings in the first year, and many more since. Here, she shares what it’s like

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