These ideas on how to help a friend cope with the death of a child are inspired by a six year old boy who recently drowned in a creek in my neighbourhood in North Vancouver.
Staying positive in a world of constant change can be challenging, particularly when dealing with difficult situations. Yet knowing how to stay positive is required in order to attract and create better life circumstances.
It’s surprisingly difficult to find the strength to leave a bad relationship! You’d think it’d be simple (if you don’t like the way your boyfriend or husband treats you, then leave) but it’s actually quite complicated.
In this job description, you'll learn about massage therapy and what a registered massage therapist does, including training, salary, and career tips.
A list of 14 White Elephant gift ideas for holiday parties at Christmas, plus the rules for the gift exchange. Here's how a White Elephant Gift Exchange works so you know what you're getting yourself into!
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 …
Today, One Thing I can do to make a difference in my North Vancouver neighborhood is to create an online space for community connections in Deep Cove, BC.
Even if Thanksgiving dinner is only hours away, it's not too late to find a thoughtful Thanksgiving gift. Often, the only places open on Thanksgiving Day are small supermarkets, grocery stores, or gas stations.
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 …
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.
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 …
A diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome isn’t the only health issue that makes you too tired to work! These tips on surviving fatigue due chronic illness apply to all types of diseases.
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...
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.
If you’re a female entrepreneur, you'll love this key to success - and others inspired by Coco Chanel.