Self Help

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Planning Your Retirement Early in Life

Life if full of changes and transitions, and planning ahead can make the process of living much more enjoyable. Determining early what you want from retirement, where you will live and how you will be cared for, can help you and your family move smoothly through the phases and challenges that may confront you during your senior years. Read more...

Between Friends - Strengthening Our Grip

By Doreen Barber on Jun 4, 2009

The sense of well-being that we desire is determined by many factors. Some people think their strength comes from their educational degrees; others may believe it lies in their intelligence, profession, physical ability, emotional resolve or family. Read more...

Palliative Care Resources

By Barbara Small on Jun 1, 2009

Palliative care focuses on care and comfort at end-of-life and consists of medical care and personal care along with social, emotional and spiritual support. As a family caregiver, you play a significant role in ensuring both physical and emotional quality of life for your family member who is ill. Read more...

Putting Fear in Its Place

By Jack Canfield on May 29, 2009

Confronting your fears is a very necessary step in achieving success. Fear can be a helpful emotion, as it tells you when you need to be extra careful, keenly aware, and cautious. Fear is not an emotion that is telling you to stop. In fact, it's telling you just the opposite! Read more...

Tips from Professional Ad Copywriters

Writing effective copy that gets your company's product or service noticed can be challenging. Here's some guidelines gleaned from professional copywriters to help you write more effective ad copy. Read more...

The Courage To Be Rich (excerpt)

By Suze Orman on May 7, 2009

It takes courage to live with financial hardship, and, unbelievable as it may seem, it takes courage to be rich. Why? Because choosing wealth as a goal requires facing everything about your money bravely, honestly, with courage--which is a very, very hard thing for most of us to do. But it can be done. Read more...

Video - Improve Your Outdoor Lighting Shots

By Barry Casson on Apr 29, 2009

You may recall reading the little pamphlets when you buy a roll of film that tells you about having the sun over your shoulder shining on the subject. Professionally this is almost the opposite of what we strive for. There is good reason for this thinking. Read more...

Between Friends - Dreams

By Doreen Barber on Apr 28, 2009

Dreams, whether we are awake or asleep, help us sort out a path on which to travel. Some dreams have to be put to rest permanently; others allow us to develop the art of waiting patiently. Read more...

Between Friends - Time

By Doreen Barber on Mar 31, 2009

It has been said that time is a great healer, and I agree. But I also think time is a great deceiver. We are lulled into thinking that we have perpetuity here on earth. Read more...

The Emotions of Caregiving

By Barbara Small on Mar 30, 2009

Family caregivers can experience a wide range of emotions in response to the demands of caregiving: anger, sadness, guilt, frustration and worry, as well as happiness and satisfaction. Read more...

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