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3 Ways To Help Others In Challenging Times

During challenging times, it can be challenging to keep your own head above water, let alone help others. That said, it’s important to keep a …

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5 Ways To Be Happier And Shine During Difficult Times

Well, where do we start to find a normal life again that includes feeling and looking like ourselves? Good question. I’m trying not to dwell …

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3 Ways To Contribute More To The World

It’s easy to get caught up in our own little worlds and even forget that there is a bigger one out there. We have become …

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3 Volunteer Opportunities Working With Young People

Many women find themselves in a privileged position that pays well and makes them happy. However, there might still be a sense that there is more good …

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Is A Career In Medicine For You?

Have you always wanted to help people or dreamed about being a doctor or nurse? If so, you are not alone. It’s a popular aspiration, particularly in light of the high salaries and status that some medical professionals enjoy. But how do you really know if this type of work is right for you? I have to admit, that even at 50, I've considered getting into functional medicine because of my passion for health. Although the rewards could be great, it takes years of hard work and a lot of money to achieve these goals. It's definitely something to consider carefully by weighing all of the pros and cons.

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3 Signs Your Friend Has A Drinking Problem

There’s nothing better than having a glass of something strong to relax you on a Friday night. It’s harmless, right? Maybe so, but it can lead to something much worse. Alcoholism is a harmful, dangerous disease. If you suspect one of your friends is going down that path, it’s crucial you act fast to stop the spiraling. Before you can act, you need to be sure your suspicions are right. Don’t fall out with your friend by jumping to the wrong conclusions. Some people drink more than others, and it can be hard to detect when there’s a problem. Here are some signs you should look out for if you’re worried that your friend might have a drinking problem.

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Is A Career In Teaching Right For You?

There are so many career paths you can choose and various times in your life when you choose them. And, depending on your passions and your present life season, it is something to consider with great care. Most women, if they choose to work outside the home, desire to do something they are passionate about. And, one of those passions may be helping people. If this is the case, teaching may be a wonderful career choice. Also consider the varying forms of teaching, locations, groups and ages of your students, and the material in which you share.

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Do You Suspect Someone You Love Might Be On Drugs?

When someone you love has a problem with alcohol or drugs, it is painful to watch them go down the slippery slope of substance abuse. You want to help. You want your loved one back. But it’s difficult to help someone who may not be thinking clearly or is having trouble seeing their problem. Unfortunately, they may only get help when they are either forced to or when something bad happens like illness, accident, or legal issues. But, you still try. The fact is, those who are dealing with addiction will either wake up and get help, stop on their own, or they will eventually suffer horrible consequences for their lifestyle.

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Your Weekly Dose of Diva: The First Step After Everything Falls Apart…

Here on the wet coast, it's, well, it is very wet. As I look out my window I see a whole lot of mud and three rather soggy horses. The west coast is not particularly perfect country for horses, whose roots are in high, arid, dry places. But, these mares, despite their somewhat low spirits and muddy legs, seem to keep on keeping on just fine. In fact, that's a bit of what I wanted to touch on this week. For many, these last few weeks have been a roller coaster...and I started to get really curious about what the first powerful step is when it comes to things falling apart.

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My Path To Inspirational Women

While I have written about a lot of amazing women, most of whom have fought and won against some form of adversity or another in their lives and are now reaching for the stars, I have also found that people are asking how I find these people – and if I am practicing what I preach. In other words, am I a victim of bullying and how did I cope? So I thought that I’d make a slight detour here and tell you all about me!

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Embody The Love…

Love is... Adulation, affection, devotion, emotion, infatuation, relish, worship… there are lots of words that are synonymous for love, but nothing can replace LOVE. It means so much, can be so much, and yet, it can be as simple as loving the colour orange. But what about embracing LOVE as a whole concept, about being LOVE? It’s about taking the energy of LOVE and emitting it throughout your day, sharing it, releasing it, circulating it and regenerating it. What does all that mean?

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Deja Vu

Landing in Philadelphia for Journey trip #33, I hopped into my car and set Betty (my GPS) to navigate me to Scranton. On the phone with my sister-in-law, I realized I’d been there before. You know that crazy Dèjá Vu feeling that washes over you? And then it hit me.

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