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Working as a Freelance Travel Writer – Writing on the Road

Travel Writer Lori Henry Working as a freelance travel writer is as gritty as it is glamorous! This job description and career tips are from a professional travel writer, who is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Lori Henry works all over the world, and has written for several national magazines. Here, she describes her job as a travel writer and offers a bit o’ career advice for aspiring freelancers. But first, a writing quip: “I write when I’m inspired, and I

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Becoming an Acupuncturist? An Inside Look at Acupuncture Jobs

Whether you’re becoming an acupuncturist or you just want an inside look into acupuncture jobs, don’t miss this job description! These career tips are from a self-employed acupuncturist who is happy to share her education, work, and salary information. “If you want to be a self-employed acupuncturist, you have to be completely dedicated to the medicine and learn all you can about managing a business,” says Kristen Burris, the Founder, President, and Medical Director of American Acupuncture Center. “You may be

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What to Do With Turkey Leftovers

When you’re looking for tips for what to do with turkey leftovers, remember turkey is a bland meat. So, you can incorporate turkey leftovers into most dishes.

Anne Lamott – Limping After Loss

After You Lose Someone You Love, You Walk With a Limp Anne Lamott wrote an article for O magazine, about losing someone you can’t live without. She compared it to a broken leg: you heal, but you’ll always walk with a limp. I found this passage when researching Madonna for See Jane Soar. Here’s what Oprah said to Madonna during an interview: “A few months back, Anne Lamott wrote a piece for my magazine about being 49. I’ll read

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Overcoming Shame and Guilt – Erica Jong

Before you can overcome feelings of guilt and shame, you need to learn the difference between the two. These tips on overcoming shame and guilt are inspired by bestselling author Erica Jong...

Need a Second Chance? Jobs for Felons

Several job leads for felons who are ready for a second chance. One is beekeeping (an odd job for an ex con – but don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it!) and another is free job search counseling.

Power Tool Gifts for Women Who Love to DIT (Do It Themselves)

Women, too, want the gift of power tools! These ideas are for women who love to DIT (Do It Themselves) with their own power tools – or who need to hear “You Go, Girl” in practical ways. Here’s a quip to write in the card, if you’re buying a power tool for a woman who owns her own home: “There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.”  ~ Kenny Guinn. An unavoidable part of owning a home

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How to Get Money to Start Your Business – Suze Orman

Are you an entrepreneur at heart who is ready to leap into self-employment? There are several ways to get money to start your own business – especially if you’re a female entrepreneur who believes in herself! Here’s financial and life inspiration from Suze Orman: “In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm.” You need courage to be an entrepreneur – and you need

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