12 Creative Ways to Celebrate and Honor Your 40th Birthday 37

Your fortieth birthday is when you really start to Blossom! This isn’t your typical list of 40th birthday celebration ideas; here, you’ll discover ways to explore, love, and be yourself in exciting and meaningful ways. These ideas will show you how to celebrate your fortieth birthday in meaningful ways and create memories that will last the rest of your life. I gathered […]

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How to Play the Flute on Stage When You’re Nervous and Scared 2

The tricky part of learning how to play the flute in public is you don’t necessarily know how nervous you’ll be until you actually start performing! Playing with a teacher – or even in a school, community, or concert band – is one thing, but playing any wind instrument on stage can be a terrifying experience. In 8 Ways to […]

How to Play the Flute on Stage When You’re Nervous

Best Jobs for Introverts and People Who Like to Be Alone 90

Introverts have unique strengths and abilities – as you’ll see in this list of the best jobs for introverts and people who like to work alone. I also included a quick “introversion personality test” for people with introverted traits, to help with your job search. “I’m glad you researched these career possibilities and job types,” said Zora in response to 10 […]

Am I an Introvert Extrovert Quiz

How to Stay Positive When Your Life Sucks 1

No matter how rich, smart, hot, or spiritual you are – sometimes life just sucks. Here’s how to stay positive on your worst days, how to make your life more meaningful, and how to be happy when you feel sad, tired, and droopy. This article was supposed to be a new and improved version of one of my most popular […]

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How to Heal the Pain After Losing Someone You Love 4

The grief, shock, and sorrow you feel after losing someone you love can seem unbearable. These ideas on how to heal the pain won’t magically make life better, but they will help you see that you’re not alone. “I was and am still overwhelmed with grief, anger and resentment after my husband’s death,” writes Holly on 8 Signs He’s Not in […]

How to Heal the Pain After Losing Someone You Love

25 Odd Jobs and Hobbies That Make Money in Creative Ways 1

These “odd jobs” and hobbies are also the most unusual careers and creative ways to make money. Why drag yourself to to work every day when you can be enchanted by your job? In How to Start a Life History Writing Business, I describe how I turned my writing hobby into an actual career. Writing memoirs or life histories can […]

Unusual Jobs Creative Ways to Make Money

Comforting Prayers for the Loss of a Beloved Dog or Cat 15

Believing in heaven or an afterlife doesn’t erase the intense pain of a dog or cat’s death, but it can help. These prayers for the loss of a pet will comfort and help owners cope with the death of their dogs or cats. With great love comes great suffering. While the grief of pet loss can last for years, there are things […]

Comforting Prayers for the Loss of a Pet