6 Things to Consider Before Lending Money to Your Adult Child 30

Financial loans between family members can cause conflict, rifts, and debt…and they can also be a show of trust, encouragement, and support! Here’s what you need to know about lending money to your adult child – and how to protect yourself from a financial disaster in your family. This article was inspired by a reader who is struggling with financial […]


How to Protect Yourself From an Ex Who is Stalking You 65

These tips on how to deal with a stalker will help you stay safe and protect yourself – whether you are being stalked by your ex-boyfriend, ex-husband, a former coworker, or someone you recently met online. Even if you only suspect you’re being stalked, you need to know how to deal with stalking behavior. “Thank you for these tips on […]

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Are You Ready to Quit Drinking? 10 Benefits of Staying Sober 3

Let’s be honest: getting and staying sober isn’t easy. But if you focus on these ten benefits of quitting drinking alcohol and spirits, you’ll find it easier to control the urge to drink alcohol every day. At the end of this article I also included two excellent resources on how to stop drinking and start feeling better about yourself, your […]

Do You Want to Quit Drinking? 10 Benefits of Staying Sober

How to Get Through the Day When You’re a Grieving Widow 104

When you’re grieving, they tell you to take it “one day at a time.” But how do you get through the next hour? These tips and prayers for grieving widows are from Kathleen, who lost her husband after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Read Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore HickmanIf you feel helpless and hopeless […]

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3 Ways to Cope With Difficult Parents – for Adult Children 232

Learning how to deal with difficult parents will fill you with peace and happiness – for perhaps the first time in your life! These tips are for adult children who are ready to start moving past their unhappy or difficult childhoods. Below, I share how I survived a very difficult childhood and offer tips for dealing with your own difficult parents. Whether […]

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Help Starting Over in Your 60s – After Your Husband Dies 217

Learning that you are not alone is one of the most comforting ways to start over as a widow in your 60s. Here are several tips and resources for coping with your husband’s death. These ideas for starting over won’t solve all your problems, but they may bring you a measure of comfort and peace. In I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: […]

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14 “Sleepytime” Gifts for Insomniacs and People Who Can’t Sleep 7

These are the best “sleepytime” gifts for people who suffer from insomnia (insomniacs) – or who have trouble falling asleep – and they don’t include Arianna Huffington’s book The Sleep Revolution. People who can’t sleep already know firsthand the benefits of sleeping. Insomniacs don’t need to be reminded of the problems associated with lack of sleep. I recently discovered the Lumio Nightlight […]

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