How Much Money is Enough?

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What's the best way to manage finances? Well, the first thing that must be done is to set your financial...

You or someone you love has had a stroke. What now?

You or someone you love has had a stroke. What now?
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.  said Mahatma Gandhi ‚Äč Living with Half a Body I had just turned 45 when in April of 2011 I suffered a massive stroke in which I permanently lost about one third of the right side of my brain, causing left-side "hemip...

what makes a good parent? Are you even ready?

what makes a good parent? Are you even ready?
Are you ready to be a parent? I was 22 years old and dating my boss, Gary, who was 10 years older than me. We were really very good friends and he was very, very nice to me which I realize now I confused feelings of friendship with feelings of being in love. What do you know at 22? I had never taken the time to think about the qualities that I was ...

Is there a system or a process used in solving problems?

Is there a system or a process used in solving problems?
Yes! Absolutely! So, where do you begin? As we have discussed in previous posts it mostly begins with your attitude. The first and most important rule when a challenge arises is: DON'T PANIC! This was a very valuable lesson I learned while I was hospitalized for almost 6 months recovering from my stroke. It seemed like every day some new challenge ...

How do you create and plan a fun event?

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau I've been planning and implementing events since I was in sixth grade. The very first event that I remember creating and planning was our school Halloween party back in 1976. Since it was Halloween I didn't have to make a decision about what th...

What's the best way to manage finances?

What's the best way to manage finances?
Well, the first thing that must be done is to set your financial goals. And the next thing is to accept the fact that you cannot have champagne tastes on a beer budget. And, as I've discussed in other blog posts it's very important to be honest with yourself, know your priorities and keep them in order. What are you willing to do to have the kind o...

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