Experienced counselors know what questions to ask during an intake interview for an alcohol and drug recovery program - and they learned by filling out form after form. Here are the questions I'm asking when I interview applicants for our recovery program.
Mark’s story of leaving his World Vision job and transitioning to a financial planning career will help you decide. Plus, how to become a financial advisor.
Control freaks are often bossy, micromanaging perfectionists. Here’s how to deal with a control freak – whether it’s your boss, spouse, parent, or child.
Here are the five stages you’ll probably go through after you lost your job, got fired, or found yourself in a redundant position. Whatever they call it, the bottom line is the same: you are unemployed. These tips on coping after you lost your job are from a book called When Smart People Fail. It’s one of my favorite books on rebuilding yourself after a huge failure – especially when your identity is caught up in the thing you failed …
These tips for throwing a Goddess Party are both practical and inspirational! They're inspired by a quotation from Madonna, who is a Goddess of authenticity, self-confidence, and self-identity.
The life lesson: not only can you make envy work for you — it can improve your life! The successful woman: Helen Gurley Brown – a woman envied by men and women alike. Here’s what Gurley Brown says about envy: “Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep.” Few women are born successful, fulfilled, happy, and living the life of their dreams. To make envy work for you (instead of draining your energy and …
These six natural ways to cope with insomnia and sleeplessness caused by depression will help you fall asleep and get a better night’s sleep. If you’re dealing with depression and sleep problems, your bedroom may be a place of anxiety and stress.
If you're searching for gifts for grandpa and grandma at Christmas, you'll find creative ideas here. Many of these gift ideas for grandparents are based on my own experience buying gifts for my in-laws and grandparents.
If you accidentally hurt your dog or cat - or you had to put your pet down - these ways to deal with guilt for causing your pet's death will help you cope.
If you receive a notice of termination, should you hire an employment lawyer to read through it? Here’s how my husband handled the layoff package he received from the company he was employed at for 10 years
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!