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Coping With the 5 Stages of Job Loss

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

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5 Tips for Throwing a Goddess Party

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.

Making Envy Work for You – Helen Gurley Brown

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

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How to Deal With Sleep Problems Caused by Depression

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.

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Grandparents

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.

How to Stay Positive During Difficult Situations

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.

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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