Birth Order

Birth Order

Birth order is only one of many factors in personality development. No one order is better than another but it can be reversed or turned around by illness, early death, or the mental incapacity of a sibling.

By: Pat Jacobs

Are you a very neat person? Do you try to color coordinate your clothes? Love making lists? There’s a good chance you’re first born in your family birth order.

This refers to whether you were the first, second, or came later in your family.

Your birth order affects your personality and nearly every aspect of your life, but it is …

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First Comes Friendship, Then Comes Marriage

Wedding

We have a good marriage, and much to celebrate. What makes it work? Perhaps because, it resembles the neglected, yet deeply important bond I shared with my childhood best friend.

By: Aurelie Sheehan
Author of History Lesson for Girls

This month my husband and I are celebrating our eighth anniversary — safely and well beyond the Seven Year Itch. We have a good marriage, and much to celebrate. What makes it work? I don’t know — luck, probably. Or maybe it’s because it resembles, more than the relationships I’ve had with some men, the neglected, yet deeply important bond I …

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Replace Fear with Trust

School House

It is deeds that will help the school children see that I not only talk the talk but walk the walk.

By: Rafe Esquith

On the first day of school, within the first two minutes, I discuss this issue with the children. While most classrooms are based on fear, our classroom is based on trust. The children hear the words and like them, but they are only words. It is deeds that will help the children see that I not only talk the talk but walk the walk.

I use the following example with the students on their first day. …

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A Good Man is Hard to Find… Unless You Cook

A Good Man in Chicago

Dating services in Chicago are as diverse as the city itself. There are at least 40 dating services in the immediate area. Several places cater to Catholics, Buppies, (black urban professionals), the Jewish, Yuppies, and Hispanics, among others.

By: Pat Jacobs

Dating services in Chicago are as diverse as the city itself. There are at least 40 in the immediate area. Several places cater to Catholics, Buppies, (black urban professionals), the Jewish, Yuppies, and Hispanics, among others.

I decided to check out four- The Chicago Singles Network, Interactions, Great Expectations, and Introlens. I called and asked for information to be …

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The Key

Dr. Joe Vitale

What’s more powerful is to say “I’m sorry” to the people you hurt. I did my best to make peace with my past. It was a wonderful feeling.

 

By: Joe Vitale

Please Forgive Me

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

–Howard Thurman

 

If you feel stuck in any area of your life, if you’re not attracting the car, house, job, mate, or anything else you really want, it could very well be due to …

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Talking to the Boss and Getting What You Want

Talking to the Boss

Always approach your boss with respect especially if you’re looking for a really big raise, a really big promotion or anything you’re really not entitled to but want anyway.

By: Melissa Kirsch

Shorter hours, a pay raise, change of title, promotion. These are all reasons to initiate a talk with the boss. But remember this when approaching him about changing something in the workplace: Your boss’s number-one priority is to make sure you are satisfied enough to do your job well. Otherwise, everyone loses, including him. Always approach your boss with respect and promise yourself never to kiss ass …

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