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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