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Tools for Coping with Roller Coaster Market

Are you unnerved by the current stock market’s dramatic volatility, with its wild swings down and up? If you’re feeling anxious about how the national and global economic unrest will affect your personal and family finances, you’re not alone. You may be rethinking how you will handle your planned retirement, your kids’ college educations, supporting your needy parents, even your day-to-day expenses. While we here at Nourishing Relationships and Her Mentor Center are not financial experts, we do have some coping tips that can help you deal with the emotional … Continue reading

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Is Another Financial Storm Brewing?

Now that credit rating firm Standard and Poor’s has downgraded the United States’ government debt from AAA to AA+ for the first time in history, a sense of uncertainty has again taken over the American psyche. After another historic plummet of the stock market last week in response to Congress’ clumsy negotiations over raising the debt ceiling, the market again today has opened drastically lower. How will the week play out? No one knows for sure. But families all over the country are bracing for the effect of the national … Continue reading

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We Are Queens Not Princesses

We were pleased to host Donna Henes here at Nourishing Relationships for a Virtual Book Tour on Wednesday. She answered questions about her stimulating book, The Queen of My Self: Stepping Into Sovereignty in Midlife. Several readers wanted to clear up their understanding of some of the words Donna used when she was chatting with us. One reader asked:Excuse my ignorance, but what is an urban shaman? And Donna responded: “To answer your question as to what an urban shaman is: As shamans in every culture always have, I create … Continue reading

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