Category Archives: Self-Help

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THE SECRETS OF HAPPY FAMILIES: Eight Keys to Building a Lifetime of Connection and Contentment

Resiliency; the ability to bounce back, with love and humor intact, whether from internal conflicts between family members or external stress from finances, jobs, schools, and illnesses. July 7, 2009 – According to Dr. Scott Haltman’s survey of over 1,000 people on, the number one indicator of a successful family is the ability to […]

EMPOWERING YOUR SOBER SELF: The LifeRing Approach to Addiction Recovery

April 24, 2009 – The conventional program for addiction recovery is Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). While AA’s twelve-step program has provided a valuable framework for some, it has left others, especially those not inclined to submit to a “higher power” for an “incurable disease”, wanting a less rigid and more secular alternative. Now, a new book […]

Norma Vally’s Kitchen Fix-Ups and Norma Vally’s Bathroom Fix-Ups

The Toolbelt Diva Teaches Women to Fix Up Their Homes AND Save Money Can fixing your own toilet can be fun? Empowering? Sexy? Norma Vally says YES!  March 9, 2009 – The DIY vibe is more popular than ever in today’s economy, and women are doing more than just sewing curtains and knitting socks. They’re […]

Piano Exercises For Dummies®

Wake up those fingers, tune up your technique, and improve your playing – the fun and easy way. January 28, 2009 – Many music education and music theory courses require an introductory piano class. An ideal resource for students just starting out and experienced players alike, Piano Exercises For Dummies® (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; 978-0-470-38765-8; December […]

BETTER LOVE NEXT TIME: How the Relationship That Didn’t Last Can Guide You to the One that Will

January 26, 2009 – According to Yahoo! Personals research, the period between New Year’s and Valentine’s Day is considered National Break-Up Season; people are twice as likely to consider breaking up with their partner during this time as at any other time of year. But instead of wallowing on the couch with a pint of […]

THE SECRETS OF HAPPILY MARRIED WOMEN: How to Get More Out of Your Relationship by Doing Less

“Happily married women are the ones who know how, seemingly effortlessly, to shape the kind of loving relationship they desire. They have mastered the magic of touching a man so deeply that he wants to be more—he wants to be better. And you too have the raw material to do the same for your marriage.” […]