The soothing—and even healing—powers of water have been appreciated throughout the ages. In most cultures, embracing such strength has meant retreating to hot springs or public baths; such ancient practices have given birth to modern spa retreats. Now, many Americans have opportunities for daily rejuvenation in their very own homes. [Read more…] about Creating a Spa-Style Retreat
Most members of Generation iY (those born after 1990) don’t wear watches, own desktop computers, or remember a time before the Internet. Among their many character strengths, members of this generation tend to be generous, at heart. But you can be sure that giving in church offering plates by placing paper checks in numbered envelopes simply won’t mesh with their style. It’s not just the up-and-coming generation whose support ministries are losing when they don’t avail themselves of electronic giving options: Most people under age 45 are becoming more inclined to pay bills electronically. Ministries need to be able to receive these increasingly common payment styles comfortably, with a secure system that’s designed to meet ministry needs. [Read more…] about E-giving and Future-Focused Ministry for Christian Ministries
You’re fingers fly over the keyword as you do your daily Google motivational searches:
How to Quit Smoking Cold Turkey
How to Quit Smoking
Smoking Decreases Chance in Corporate Jobs
Guides to Quit Smoking Fast
The list just goes on and on …
Looking to quit smoking? I think we have already established that point. [Read more…] about Stash that Ash with a Flash Drive…
Very often, people will make mistakes when selling their business that can ultimately be detrimental to a sale. By avoiding these mistakes, you increase your chances of closing a profitable sale successfully. One mistake to avoid is neglecting minor issues. Every business has problems, and not every problem can be solved. However, if there is something in your business that you know can be fixed, do your best to fix it before you sell. [Read more…] about Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business
Many buyers worry that their business’s debt will keep it from selling, but this is usually not the case. Because you have so much invested in your business, the struggles your business is facing are probably your only focus. You probably no longer see the positive aspects of your business because debt is obscuring your vision. [Read more…] about Can I Sell My Business if Debts are Greater Than Profits?
That is the question that CFgear, the custom flash drive manufacturers in Sioux Falls, South Dakota are asking as a part of their effort to give back to the community with their Custom Flash Drive Giveaway Contest. [Read more…] about What Could Your Classroom Do With 25 Free Flash Drives?
“Why can’t you see it?” the schizophrenic asks his mother in disbelief. “You see it, don’t you mom? It is circling all around you.” The nineteen-year-old son raises his hands above his head in rage. “Mom, watch out!” the son said with a lack of breath, “It is going to strike you!”
Immediately after, the son tackled his mother trying to save her from being shot by a criminal. After he saw his mother dripping blood from the top of her head, he realized the criminal dressed in black was a hallucination. [Read more…] about Does Your Teen Have Schizophrenia?
Unhealed hurt can eventually lead to debilitating effects in anyone’s life. Even more susceptible to the evils of bitterness are teenagers. They often question “why me?” and “why did this happen?” Their hormones and emotions may be a factor in their bitterness. However, many teens that are faced with communication, broken promises, divorce, abuse, fights, peer pressure, betrayal, or being left out begin to let their bitterness overtake their life. [Read more…] about Helping Hurting Teenagers
It’s four o’clock in the morning when your phone rings, waking you up from a nice, deep sleep, a sleep that’s becoming increasingly harder to get since the arthritis has set in. You look at the clock. Two hours until you have to get up and start getting ready for work. You answer the phone and hear your daughter crying on the other end. She just gave birth a few weeks ago and has been calling almost regularly since they have been home from the hospital. This is her first child, and she’s paranoid or unsure about everything. [Read more…] about Handling Early Motherhood With the Help of Flash Drives
For many towns, celebrating its homecoming is an event of pride and a way to commemorate the past. As towns approach their 50th, 75th, 100th, and so on homecoming anniversaries, they look for ways to bring the community together. They are also searching for ways to highlight the past, present, and future of the town.
Some towns choose to create a “memory book.” This book can be filled with pictures of the town, along with descriptions and rich town history.
However, creating a print book does have its limitations. It can often be very expensive to print high quality photographs. You may have members of the community submit several hundred pictures. How will you choose which to include and which to omit? Perhaps a majority of the pictures are worthy of having a spot in the book. You may be looking at a couple hundred page book filled with only pictures. [Read more…] about Preserving Community Memories on Flash Drives