Category Archives: Making Changes

Gifts of Experience For Christmas and Other Gift Giving Days

Gifts of Experience are in. Boring gifts that kids play with for 10 minutes, lose interest in and are left to clutter the house (and wasting money) are so ‘yesterday’. Gifts of Experience build memories family members will cherish for … Continue reading

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Simple Way Successful People Accomplish More in a Day

Charles M. Schwab, one of the richest men in the world at the time, was president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, the largest shipbuilder and the second-largest steel producer in America. He was also business manager for Andrew Carnegie, the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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70+ Ways the Internet Has Changed Our lives.

Travel agents —> -Acting as our own Travel agents Priceline, Expedia Hotels —> HomeAway and Airbnb Bookstores—> e-books Realtors —> finding it on line  to buy and  Sell your home without a Realtor Big box department stores —> Amazon.com…. (wonder … Continue reading

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Aldi Carries Gluten Free & Organic Foods

“I was an Aldi’s skeptic, too, but  we have been shopping at Aldi a lot lately and found the organic line to be amazing and the price savings are wonderful!    I LOVE Aldi.” (This comes from someone who claims … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Day ~ Saturday, October 22, 2016

Make A Difference Day, held on the fourth Saturday in October, is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country, as millions of Americans nationwide unite to do good for others. Every single one of us has the power to … Continue reading

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The Secret is Out: Coloring Provides Wonderful Stress Relief for Adults!

A 2012  study, found that anxiety can be greatly reduced by coloring. Specially designed, coloring pages for “grown-ups” are more intricate than children’s coloring books. “After my husband died I was numb and couldn’t even think. I bought a coloring … Continue reading

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