Yearly Archives: 2019


Brain Longevity

Memory lapses and brain disorders do not occur suddenly. The brain health depends on many factors and is being ruined or cultivated throughout the lifespan of a person. Also, the memory decline isn’t inevitable, and not every senior experiences it. Contrary to the belief of many elderly people, memory lapses are not always the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease – many other reasons can explain the memory deterioration as well. […]

Brain Longevity

Being a Parent

Being a Parent

I will be 80 years old next year. A younger person might wonder why I am writing an article that has anything to do with parenting, although having raised four sons has certainly taught me a few things. When I was married shortly after the end of World War II, my husband and I lived on a small farm in Illinois. He had decided to farm after serving in the […]


Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Information and Skills

What is DBT? What can I expect from DBT? What components make up DBT? What are the DBT skills? What DBT is DBT stands for Dialectical Behavior Therapy, a type of therapy originally created for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). DBT is still the main therapy for those with BPD, but also extends to help those with eating disorders, mood disorders, and many other disorders too. DBT teach […]

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

College Students and HPV: Should You be Concerned?

High school and college sex education textbooks stress about the consequences of HIV, herpes, and gonorrhea for example but rarely do they talk about the human papilloma virus (HPV). This comes to a shock, considering that HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in America. In fact, about 50 % of men and women will contract at least one of the 40 sexually transmitted strains of HPV […]


How to Make Your Fitness Resolutions Stick

Every year we proclaim grand New Year’s resolutions and just like clockwork, they fade from our mind in a matter of weeks or even days. It does not mean everyone is a failure; just that we generally struggle to stick with lofty resolutions. Keep your head up and spirits high though, because here are some basic tips you can use to stick to your resolution throughout all of 2019. Physical […]


Credit Card Counseling

Credit Card Counseling

Credit card counseling results in care free, stress free days. Learn more about credit card counseling here and now. Robert Orben once said, “Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that’s not true. Some smaller countries are neutral.” Do you ever get that feeling? If this is the case you may either be paranoid or in debt. If you’re paranoid, well, […]


AA: 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Recovery 10 Years Ago

After almost 10 full years of continuous clean time in recovery, I have learned a great deal. If I could turn back time and start over again fresh at day one in recovery, here are the critical lessons I would most hope to take with me. This is the juicy stuff I have learned on my journey: 1. That there is no secret to recovery. Only hard work, action, and […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew About Recovery 10 Years Ago

Financial Health and Wealth Advice - Are Rare Coins Are Better Than Bullion For Your Retirement Account

Are Rare Coins Are Better Than Bullion For Your Retirement Account?

One of the things I didn’t realize until recently is that there is a big difference between the types of precious metals coins you can add to an IRA. I thought that gold was gold and all you had to do was buy it and watch the spot price. But it turns out I’m wrong. There are two types of precious metals for investing, bullion and rare. Bullion is precious […]


My Latest Thoughts On Purchasing Gold Coins For An IRA

I’ve been trying to assemble some recent news I’ve been hearing about gold to try to get a big-picture, long-term view of its value. I look at investments like this as things that I’ll hold on to for a long time so I don’t need to make a move until I have some reasonable confidence about what I’m doing. There are some things happening with other countries that I think […]

Financial Health and Wealth Advice - Thoughts On Purchasing Gold Coins For An IRA

Financial Health and Wealth Advice - Gold 401k – A Smart Move

Gold 401k – A Smart Move

Planning for your retirement can never be done early enough, so you should really think about putting aside some money from your income to go into your retirement fund (if you are not already doing it). And the best way for you to ensure that you really do have a retirement that you can really look forward to is to rollover your 401k into gold. A lot of investors are […]