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For the Love of Giving Back

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate social bonds. We’ve volunteered with dedicated teams in communities that welcomed the support, and learned that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. That’s because connecting through helping others strengthens and enriches everyone. Although the Millennials are often labeled as apathetic and lazy, that generation is interested in making social good a part of what they do. One example of what cause-oriented companies are capable of is Sevenly.¬†They’ve They’ve built activism into their core appeal to customers and created … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Generation and the State of the Union

Comments that have been logged onto our blog clarify that while we, and others, use the term Sandwich Generation, we are not actually referring to a real generation but rather to a stage of life in which any generation is stressed by caring for growing children and aging parents at the same time. Yet the predicaments of the Sandwich Generation are even more relevant in today’s world. Between 40 and 50 million Americans are now acting as unpaid care-givers to their aging parents, with one-third of them still raising children. … Continue reading

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Video Tips for Keeping Your Perspective in a Recession

Redefining a crisis as a challenge gives you the power to begin, step by step, coping with the situation. See the changes you need to make in this recession as the opportunity to create a more fulfilling life for yourself and your family. Recognizing your strengths and resources keeps you optimistic and resilient. Click on the video for 10-second tips about keeping your perspective in this recession. For more tips about how to stay positive during this economic recession, click on the title above. It will link you to www.HerMentorCenter.com … Continue reading

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Video Tips for Getting Support in a Recession

In these times of economic instability, when you may be feeling insecure and powerless, friends and family can buffer these negative conditions. Reach out to those who care about you and let them know how much their caring sustains you. Expressing your gratitude for their support is good for both you and them – each of you will grow stronger and more powerful. Watch our video today for 10-second tips about gaining support. You can learn more about getting support when you find your stress levels increasing as your financial … Continue reading

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