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Can You Afford Not To Embrace The Internet?

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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Can You Afford Not To Embrace The Internet?

Have you worked hard all your life, excitedly looking forward to the freedom years of retirement, only to discover there’s not enough in the pension pot to maintain the lifestyle you’re used to? Because you’ve still got a lot of life left to live! Maybe you did manage to save hard for retirement, and paid […]

Live Alone? Invest in a Home Security Camera

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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Live Alone? Invest in a Home Security Camera

Whether you’re the sole inhabitant of a house or apartment, it’s equally important to take the necessary precautions to protect your property against pernicious acts like theft, break-ins, and vandalism. What most people don’t realize though is how vulnerable they become to theft when a service professional is working in their home.     Service professionals, including […]

Mobility Scooter or Power Chair: Which Mobility Aid is Right for You?

Monday, October 8, 2012

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Mobility Scooter or Power Chair: Which Mobility Aid is Right for You?

By Paul Stiner of AllMobilityScooters.com Many people think mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs are the same thing, but they actually differ in quite a number of ways. Both offer similar benefits to people in need of mobility assistance.  The main difference between mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs is where they are used: mobility scooters are […]

The Courage to Surrender, Part 25 in the Series by john w

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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The Courage to Surrender, Part 25 in the Series by john w

Plan B – The Shrink and the Emotional Pain.  By May of 1984, I had cashed in my Singapore Frequent Flyer miles for two free plane tickets to Hawaii. To pack, I meticulously took all the tobacco out of each cigarette in a pack of Marlboros and filled them with an equal amount of marijuana […]

5 Ways College Has Changed Since You Were In School

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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5 Ways College Has Changed Since You Were In School

The “good old days” were certainly different than today. For better or worse, there have been many changes in culture and social organization and expectation. There is no better example of this than the differences in college life today and when you were in school. Here are five interesting ways it has changed. Fashion and […]

Glasses or Contact Lenses – You Decide, by Andrea Brunet

Sunday, July 15, 2012

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Glasses or Contact Lenses – You Decide, by Andrea Brunet

It may start as a slight squint of the eyes to focus on an object of interest in the distance, but you write it off as sunlight in your line of vision or a merciless glare from a television screen.  It happens again while driving; night time driving has suddenly become exhausting as you strain […]

Three Easy Ways to Adapt Your Bed to Ease Back Pain

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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Three Easy Ways to Adapt Your Bed to Ease Back Pain

Back pain can negatively affect nearly every aspect of a person’s life. It can disrupt a person’s sleep, cause moodiness, and make them unable to work as efficiently as they would like. The causes of this type of pain are numerous, and can range from a pulled muscle to improper sleeping arrangements. In some cases, […]

The Courage to Surrender, Part 18 in the Series by john w

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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The Courage to Surrender, Part 18 in the Series by john w

1981 – Is everyone still staring at me?  The more I continued to create innovative solutions to old business problems the more presentations were needed to explain changes.  I became experienced with the anatomy of these meetings certain of who knew what, hidden agendas, political motives and a mine field of no-win subjects.  One such presentation […]

Hearing Loss?

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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Hearing Loss?

You might want to take those earbuds out for a second. A recent study by theJournalsofGerontology found that we are more likely than not to experience hearing loss, reporting that 63.1% of those over seventy suffer from hearing loss. However, this is not a problem confined to the elderly; 48% ofthosewhohavehearinglossarebetweentheagesof 45 and 74. Today, […]

Tips for Writing Your Memoir

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Tips for Writing Your Memoir

Writing a memoir is a great way to reflect on your life and to explore the lessons you have learned through your experiences. It’s also a great way to leave a legacy – either for your family or for posterity.   Writing a memoir may seem like an intimidating process. You may think that only professional […]

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