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Life Insurance – Smoke Signals

Life Insurance – Smoke Signals No-one said it would be easy but giving up smoking is really worthwhile and it’s a perfectly achievable aim. Why not join the band of ex-smokers, starting from today? If are you now a reformed smoker, we have some even better news for you. You can expect more than increased […]

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Istanbul, Turkey – Where Two Continents Meet

Istanbul, Turkey – Where Two Continents Meet Istanbul, situated along the shores of the Bosphorus Strait, is the only city in the world bridging two continents, Europe and Asia; it is as old as civilization itself and as modern as carrying cell phones. My husband and I were very excited about vacationing in Istanbul. We […]

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Worldwide Effects of Global Warming

Worldwide Effects of Global Warming Lynas, Mark Contemporary Issues Companion: Global Warming Shasta Gaughen Greenhaven Press Viewpoint Hardly anyone realizes it, but the debate about climate change is over. Scientists around the world have now amassed an unassailable body of evidence to support the conclusion that a warming of our planet-caused principally by greenhouse gas […]

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The Heart’s Awakening

The Heart’s Awakening Recently I heard a minister arguing with a radio talk show host over whether it’s right or wrong to remove “Merry Christmas” signs from department store displays, which apparently some major stores did this season in an effort to be inclusive. “We’re the reason for the season,” the minister claimed. Not so, […]

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An Article On Perfectionism

An Article On Perfectionism What is Perfectionism? Perfectionism is defined as a meticulous drive to attain excellence. A perfectionist is one who has this characteristic. ‘Perfectionism’ is a most prevalent belief in our civilization. Notice that I used the word ‘belief’. Everywhere in this world of ours, perfectionism is regarded as good and desirable while […]

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On Empathy

On Empathy The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as: “The ability to imagine oneself in anther’s place and understand the other’s feelings, desires, ideas, and actions. It is a term coined in the early 20th century, equivalent to the German Einfühlung and modelled on “sympathy.” The term is used with special (but not exclusive) […]

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Low-Cost Frugal Vacations

Low-Cost Frugal Vacations What makes a perfect family vacation? That depends on your family; what they like to do, where they like to go, the ages of your children, even your parenting style. But most families will agree that a perfect vacation needs to be relaxing and fun with something for everyone. There is a […]

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An Udderly Ridiculous Home Remedy

An Udderly Ridiculous Home Remedy Home Remedies – Facts or Quacks? That’s what I recently asked myself. Myths and legends often have their basis in a grain of truth. So I wondered if home remedies, alternative treatments, and folklore cures might also be based on truth. A little research provided these astonishing results! Itching For […]

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Money and Marriage 101

Money and Marriage 101 Q. Is a prenuptial agreement necessary? A. Legally speaking, marriage splits your combined assets and liabilities right down the middle. Everything gets shared. Therefore, a prenuptial agreement is sometimes very necessary, particularly when a married man or woman has assets or liabilities that will greatly exceed that of his or her […]

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Diffuse Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Diffuse Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma, or DMM, is a rare but highly aggressive type of cancer. It occurs in the thin layer of tissue, the pleura, lining the chest cavity and lungs. Once diagnosed with DMM, most patients do not survive beyond one year. This cancer is more common in men than […]

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