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Volunteering Can Lift Your Spirits

Eric was devastated when his wife, Cathy, died from pancreatic cancer. He isolated himself in their home and spent all day looking at her things and grieving. Finally, one of his friends from church talked him into spending one night a week volunteering at a soup kitchen. Eric quickly discovered that helping people who were down on their luck made …

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William “Jahmal” Miller Nominated for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2013 “Man of the Year”

This post hits home for 2 reasons. 1- the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is one of our Causes of the Week highlighted on Pinterest. and 2 – this young man is in my local area of Sacramento… The Greater Sacramento Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has nominated William “Jahmal” Miller for the 2013 “Man of the …

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10 Ways to Help Out After Hurricane Sandy

Image by: Timothy Krause Hurricane Sandy was the biggest Atlantic storm on record, and the destruction it caused, not only on the East Coast but also in Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas, was huge. Although it’s been three weeks since it hit New York, disaster efforts are still in full swing, and there are still many ways to help. …

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Bullied Grandmother – We Have To Correct This!! [video]

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Before I write my feelings on this – I want to give you, our readers an opportunity to respond. If you haven’t seen this video of the bullied 68-year old grandmother, Karen Klein, a bus monitor for the Greece,NY School District, I encourage you to watch below. It’s incredibly disturbing when you think of WHO is doing the bullying, HOW …

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Hospitality Industry Showing Increased Need for Hotel Management Certification

Important business indicators for the hospitality industry are on the rise, signaling the opportunity for corporate growth in this field. New construction and multi-million dollar deals by renowned corporations are strengthening the hotel and resort industry all over America. Staying on top of financial management principles and best practices for different industry sectors can help any student looking to get …

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What IS The Price of Happiness

Can money really buy you happiness? More and more research has concluded that the answer to that age old question is actually ‘NO’ Now, there is a number that a majority of folks have in mind when it comes to being happy and, interestingly enough, it’s lower than you may expect. It’s not one million dollars, and it’s not 250 …

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Adoption: Need or Option?

Parents who are trying to have a baby and couldn’t succeed fear of the fact that they could be the ones who won’t be blessed with children. In fact this is probably the most heartbreaking news for such couples. There are two major options to get out of this depression of not being blessed. The first is to stop thinking …

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Earning A Degree In Prison [infographic]

Rehabilitation… re·ha·bil·i·tate   [ree-huh-bil-i-teyt, ree-uh-] Show IPA verb, -tat·ed, -tat·ing. verb (used with object) 1. to restore to a condition of good health, ability to work, or the like. Ok, so can you actually be rehabilitated while in prison and come out “on the other” side with a higher education degree? Check out the infographic below touting the emphasis on education within the …

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Personal Thoughts and Reflections: 9/11

It’s been 10 years… As we in the U.S. prepare to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks I felt compelled to write something. Every year since I’ve published a tribute and remembrance post, but this year feels different. Don’t know if it’s because so much has happened (negative and positive) since that early September morning (I, like many of …

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So What Exactly IS Salvia ?

Young Miss Miley Cyrus was recently captured on video by one of her friends; I use the word friend loosely (see my summary statement below). In the video, taken a few days after her 18th birthday, Miley is seen taking hits from a bong that is filled with the salvia. Salvia divinorum is a psychoactive plant which can induce dissociative …

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Kardashian and Charmin “Enjoy The Go”

Kim Kardashian joined the Procter & Gamble Charmin brand, New York residents and a crowd of excited holiday shoppers on November 23 to officially open the fifth consecutive year of the Charmin Restrooms. A gift to the City of New York, the Restrooms will offer a free, clean and family-friendly place to “enjoy the go” during this busy holiday shopping …

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