5 False Beliefs That Stop You From Finding Real Love

My husband, Kiran, and I were each married before for about six years when we were younger. Both of us then spent several years in unfulfilling, on again/off again relationships. The good news is the suffering we endured, combined with therapy and a lot of work on ourselves, got us to an incredible place. When we finally came together in our late 30s, we had a strongly defined sense of who we were, what we wanted in a partner, and how to forge a supportive, loving and happy marriage. Here … [Read more...]

Blogger Spotlight, Lorre White The Luxury Guru

Celebrating our very own Lorre White - WOMAN of ACTION™ featured in the luxury magazine, Luxeinacity.com. Behind every great luxury blog, you will find a great story. Luxury bloggers are real people, not machines, and to successfully work with them, we recommend you get to know them a little better. Through our years at LuxeInACity, our luxury travel magazine, we have talked, collaborated and exchanged ideas with dozens of great bloggers from around the world. Since bloggers rarely … [Read more...]

Little Known Facts About Valentine’s Day!‏

Love and romance are in the air; Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Every February 14th, we celebrate relationships, old and new, with candy hearts, chocolates and roses. But who was St. Valentine and where did we get some of our modern-day traditions? Snuggle up with your sweetie and find some of the answers here in our Valentine's Day infographic presented by Overstock.com. Larry James is a professional speaker, author, relationship coach and an award winning nondenominational … [Read more...]

Teaching Manners to Your Kids, 15 Blogs to Help!

A few decades ago, children were expected to be seen and not heard. They were taught to be polite and always exhibit good manners. As the years have passed, however, it seems these values have become less important. Are these ideas old fashioned now?  Not according to these 15 blogs. Using proper manners is a sign of respect, and a way for children to show that they care about other people’s feelings. Kids aren’t born knowing good manners, though. They have to be taught them, usually from a … [Read more...]

Back to School Traditions – 20 Blogs to help You!

Going back to school is a time that’s bittersweet, both for parents and kids alike. While you may be excited to get back into a routine, it can be difficult for kids to adjust having a set schedule again and for parents to not having the kids at home all day. Instituting a back-to-school tradition can help get everyone excited about the changes a new school year brings. Whether it’s a picture snapped right before school or a special breakfast served up before the kids head out for the day, there … [Read more...]

Smooth and Soft Heels for Summer Sandals, a Miracle! {15 blogs to help}

Summertime means that bare feet and sandals are an absolute must, however, that also means that your feet need to be sandal ready. Unfortunately, our feet take quite a beating transporting us to and from places every day, and to get them prepped and primed for summer you’ll need to give them a little extra TLC. These 15 blog posts are filled with information for getting your feet ready for summer so you can rock those strappy sandals all summer long. Soaks The most basic way to soak your … [Read more...]

“25 Blogs Touting the Health Benefits of Papaya”

Papayas are large, oval fruits with a yellowish-green skin and green or orange flesh inside, depending on their ripeness. The entire fruit is edible, though people typically eat the orange flesh only. These fruits are available year-round, however they’re more popular in the summer than in other months. There are many health benefits you can gain from eating papayas, so much so that the fruit is even considered a super food. To learn about the health benefits of papayas, take a look at these … [Read more...]

Fresh Lavender, 27 Blogs with Cool Things to Make

Lavender is a member of the mint family that is distinguishable by its purple flower. It is harvested in mid to late June and is often used year-round both fresh and dried. Lavender oil has both antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it useful for many homeopathic remedies. These 28 blog recipes explore different ways that you can use lavender as a flavor enhancer, for medicinal purposes and homeopathic treatments and for decorating. Recipes Lavender is best used in … [Read more...]

Irene Becker, Our Greatest Hope | New Edition

The the fire of human potential, employee engagement and effectiveness, agile teams, great management and leadership cannot be lit without the desire to rekindle and champion our greatest hope, our greatest power. Developing a purposeful life, career, team, organization and society rest upon our ability to redirect our thoughts and actions on a focus that ignites the integrity of our thoughts, actions and words. Where do we start? How do we build/rebuild our greatest hope, our greatest power … [Read more...]

What Day is This?‏

Celebrate Larry's Birthday! June 6th, 2013 A birthday is a day when a person celebrates the anniversary of his or her birth. Birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a gift, party, or rite of passage. The celebration of a birthday usually is thought to mark how old a person is, traditionally stopping when death occurs and only stating that if still alive, they would have been (number of years) old. Some contemporary writers ignore this aspect, however, and keep … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Active Kids Happy on Rainy Days

Keeping Your Active Kids Happy on Rainy Days   There are some children who are completely satisfied to be inside on a rainy day just reading or playing quietly. Then there are the children whose energy seems to make the entire house pulsate and groan with the words “rain, rain, go away, come again on another day”! I have one of these children and it has been challenging to say the least keeping them entertained on days when going out of doors was impossible. When I say impossible, I … [Read more...]

Relationships, 21 Blogs Sharing ‘Date Night’ Ideas

Keeping the spark alive in your marriage is no easy task, but it’s an integral one for maintaining a happy marriage. It’s all too easy for people to get wrapped up in their busy lives and forget to make time for their spouse or loved one. To avoid being one of those couples who drift apart after the kids are born, try adding a date night to your schedule. It can be once a week or once a month, just make sure you pencil time in for one. These 21 blog entries will give you some enjoyable … [Read more...]

FINLAND supports ‘safety of journalists …’ in Middle East via UNESCO

UNESCO advances ‘gender equality’ fostering the Rights and Dignity of Women by enhancing 'freedom of expression' in the Arab region with the support of Finland   With a contribution of 2.3 million Euros from Finland, UNESCO will implement a new project in the Arab region to strengthen the legal and regulatory frameworks conducive to freedom of expression and ensure the safety of journalists and bloggers, including through their improving capacity to use information and … [Read more...]

Feb 7 celebrates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, our nation will again recognize National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD).  DOWNLOAD MP3. Since 2008, this blog has helped us share information and link to resources for HIV/AIDS Awareness Days. In 2013, we continue to blog about NBHAAD, including drawing on additional new media tools (Twitter , Facebook , Pinterest , etc.) Every year we look back at past blog posts to remind us where we have been and where we need to go in using new media in our … [Read more...]

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