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2014-06-13 23:02:58

At the recent annual conference, The Institute for Financial Literacy honored Dr. Beckman with an EIFLE Award for her distinguished contribution to promoting financial literacy education. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Pocket Change: Using the Science of Personal Change to Improve Financial Habits (Effertrux Publishing) was named winner of the 2014 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Adult Book of the Year award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. The...

2014-06-12 23:13:09

Positive self-esteem is just as important for adults as it is for children. This month, take action by implementing these six self-esteem boosting tips and taking life to the next level. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Many adults are concerned about the self-esteem of their children, but rarely think about that of themselves. In a blog post, physician and best-selling author Dr. Sanjay Jain says, "Having good self-esteem doesn't mean having a big ego, it means being secure with yourself...

2014-06-12 23:09:17

New Book Uses History and Creativity to Help Teens Work through Emotional Struggles, Inspire Reading Newcastle, Australia (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 How can today’s teens, in particular young men, better understand and develop a healthy self-image? Told through the perspective of a teenage boy working on an archaeological expedition in Egypt, “Jed, the Forgotten Egyptian Prince” combines the emotional struggles that young adults face, such as self esteem and trust, with the excitement...

2014-06-06 23:09:40

Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing (Viva Editions 2014) was recommended as a strategy for fighting depression. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them was featured on Everyday Health as one of five surprising ways to fight depression. As the article explains, "Simply avoiding your negative emotions can actually lead to feelings of depression." Tina advises that instead of burying...

2014-06-06 23:04:32

Tampa based leadership training firm outlines strategy for executives. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Leaders feeling the need to make behavioral changes aren’t only found in U.S. companies. People in leadership positions around the world grapple with this issue, and that’s reflected in a recent announcement of new leadership development courses from Phoenix, a UK-based firm that supports clients’ attempts to change, develop and grow. Denise Federer, Ph.D., founder of FPMG, a...

2014-06-05 23:17:19

‘Children of Divorced Parents’ proves that home is a very important aspect in female adolescent’s life. Eastvale, Calif (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 When Dr. Jane Akponye was working as a social service worker with Riverside County in California, she realized that a home is said to be a place operated to generate an atmosphere of togetherness, understanding, sympathy, support, and affection. The home is a very important aspect in female adolescent life. It is also the base line for an...

2014-06-02 16:28:34

OLYMPIA, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger (NWFFH) has launched a month long Cash/Food Drive that responds to the 'need for food' during summer months when school breakfast and lunch programs are suspended. Last year more than 700,000 children In Washington and Oregon public schools qualified for free or reduced-price lunches. Northwest Dairy Farmers are leading the June dairy month cash/food drive in Washington and Oregon with food collection...

2014-05-26 13:08:30

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Findings should help narrow the search for genetic contributions of autism and suggest new routes for therapy "Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say. As rare, they add, as finding mice with Mohawk-like hairstyles. But both events happened in a lab at NYU Langone Medical Center, months after an international team of neuroscientists bred hundreds of mice with a suspect genetic mutation tied to...

2014-05-20 23:14:35

The TURNING STONEchoice Process is simple to use and highly effective in identifying the best choice when faced with difficult decisions. It develops anti-bullying and conflict resolution skills while building character (respect, responsibility, kindness and honesty). Voorhees, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 TURNING STONEchoice released this month the STOP Sign graphic. This is used to remind individuals to stop, breathe and think through a problem before saying and/or doing something that may...

2014-05-13 23:14:32

According to Dr. Richard Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, All the best athletes have well trained bodies and well developed skills, but those who break through and perform at the highest levels almost certainly have better focus, better motivation and better ability to visualize success. That's where sport psychology comes in – it addresses the mental aspects of sports performance. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Every sports fan knows of high-profile instances when elite...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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