How A Bold Move Leads New Yorker to ‘Find Grace’

(DGIwire) Once in a while a book comes along that compellingly decodes the cost of learning what matters in life. Alison Rand’s new memoir, A Place Called Grace, is such a book. Friends and family told the author that her plan–moving to another country alone–was crazy.  She was, however, undeterred.  As she explains, “It was 1995 and I recently […]

Is There a Second Chance for Love? Ginni Conquest’s New Romance Novel Says Yes

(DGIwire) — Spring is getting warmer more quickly than usual—due to a sizzingly readable new romance novel hot off the press. Prolific self-published author Ginni Conquest—whose star is rising rapidly in the romance genre—has just released Second Chance for Love, her fifth novel in less than 24 months. As with all of its predecessors, it […]

Top 4 Stories About Growing Up (or Not)

(DGIwire) – The journey from child to adult is a memorable one. No matter whether its choppy waves are traversed successfully or not, there is bound to be some confusion, complexity and (hopefully) fun. This journey has long been a fascinating subject for writers—some drawing on their own experiences, some imagining fanciful scenarios. Here are […]

3 Top Adventure Stories: What Makes Them Classics?

(DGIwire) – Within the pantheon of adventure fiction, certain stories have stood the test of time to gain the status of classics. Opinions are sure to differ regarding the best of the best, but it is likely that the three yarns listed here will occupy the majority—if not all—of the “all-time favorite” lists compiled by […]

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 […]

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