Enjoy Laughs? Don’t Miss This Book!

(DGIwire) – Is laughter truly the best medicine? While the jury is out; there is at least one undeniable comedic truth: everyone enjoys a funny joke. Whether for pure laughter’s sake or as an icebreaker, if you simply enjoy a good laugh or seek an endless supply of jokes for your personal arsenal, ReviewLoft has […]

An Inside Look into the Orphan’s Plight

(DGIwire) — For many people, what they think they know about the life of an orphan begins and ends with depictions of orphans in popular culture: for example, Little Orphan Annie and Huckleberry Finn. While these fictional characters may have given the public a cursory knowledge of what an orphan’s life might be like, they […]

The Art of Sharing: How Mutuality Breeds Happiness

(DGIwire) — Does money buy happiness? While the typically accepted answer to this age-old question is “no,” it’s difficult to deny that money offers a certain amount of flexibility in life—which may in turn make way for happiness. While Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s name has nearly become synonymous with young money in America, […]

Public Speaking Nightmares: What to Not Do in Front of a Crowd

(DGIwire) — For many people who fear public speaking, the precedent was set in childhood. Perhaps they were ridiculed in front of their elementary school class for mispronouncing a word, or for not realizing the fly on their pants was open, or just for seeming nervous and hesitant—and any time after that was fraught with […]

Health and Happiness Go Hand in Hand

(DGIwire) –Dr. Anjuli Srivastava said to ABC News in an interview about the correlation between health and happiness that “data show positive mood, optimism and humor are linked to better health and well-being.” There is nothing more important to your happiness than taking proper care of your body. And what comes with being healthy is, […]

Is Your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

(DGIwire) — Shakespeare once said, “There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” Two people can see the same situation in very different ways. An optimist would look a bad situation and say the glass is half full, while a pessimist would disagree, saying the glass is half empty.  Some people feel […]

Adoption: Isolation, Challenges and Hope

(DGIwire)   All teenagers struggle with feelings of isolation and the challenge of creating a strong identity. But for teens from Asia, Africa and South America who are adopted by American families, the feelings are especially acute. Many of them feel their past prevents them from integrating fully into their new family and new culture. Some yearn […]

Add A Health Habit Today

(DGIwire) Most people are stuck when it comes to their diet, lifestyle and health.  This is because they have conflicts.  Not from the outside, but from within themselves.  They want to lose weight, get in shape or be healthier but they don’t want to give up their current diet and lifestyle habits.  They are afraid […]

Hiring a Lawyer: Start Off Right

(DGIwire) When consumers become legal clients for the first time, they are usually presented with a version of a fee agreement that is completely new to them, full of concepts that are unknown and unfamiliar. Even movies and television, which often portray unrealistic pictures of what lawyers do, never bother discussing the employment contracts between […]

Beware of Labels

 (DGIwire) — Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching, the most widely published book in the world next to the Bible, is revered for its philosophical depth and practical wisdom.  In an interpretive book, The Parent’s Tao Te Ching (Marlowe & Co, 1999), William Martin distilled the essence of each of the Tao’s 81 chapters and freshly […]

When ‘Do No Harm’ Turns Deadly: Buzz Builds for Terrifying Tale

(DGIwire) — The first ethical principle every doctor is taught is “Primum non nicere,” Latin for “First, do no harm.” But someone at a fictional hospital has no qualms about violating this code of behavior and making a cat-and-mouse game of it. Why are patients dying and why is earnest young surgeon Steve Mitchell under suspicion? […]

Finding the Right ‘Ghost’ to Help Write Your Book

  (DGIwire) — In ancient times kings, philosophers and religious leaders had “scribes.”  These educated wordsmiths wrote down what the great men had to say, immortalizing their pronouncements, many of which are still inspiring us as books, poems, plays and quotes.  Scribes were the precursors of the modern ghostwriter.  One expert who helps link would-be authors with the right “ghosts” is […]

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