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Monday, March 31, 2008

News for seniors, retirees, and aging baby boomers

Good day everyone!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk and I am going to kick off the week with vital headlines and tidbits for seniors, retirees, and aging baby boomers.  You are the important people of the day.  You are the ones who need our attention the most, and you are the ones who are presently demanding the most.  You need to keep in touch with the rest of the world and we are here to help you do just that.
So, please take a few precious minutes to review our tidbits and headlines.
I'm Jeff N Marquis wishing you a great day.
 
News for retirees, aging baby boomers, and seniors
 
  Sounding the alarm
  The Eureka Reporter - Eureka,CA,USA
  Last week, he cautioned in a speech that "largely due to the aging of the baby boomers and rising health care costs, the United States faces decades of red ...
For more detail check out:
http://eurekareporter.com/article/080323-sounding-the-alarm
 
  The New Workforce
  ADVANCE - King of Prussia,PA,USA
  The cost of poor health and aging is influenced through timely risk management. "As you get older, some things get broken," Mitchell says. ...
For more detail check out:
http://health-information.advanceweb.com/editorial/content/editorial.aspx?cc=107439
 
  New Research: Seven In Ten Baby Boomers Now Less Confident Their ...
  PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
  "As baby boomers assess their readiness for retirement, it is essential that they look at the full scope of their financial health - not just their saving ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/03/prweb797724.htm
 
  Self-directed learning can lead to Victoria or Paris
  Calgary Herald - Calgary,Canada
  Today, many seniors and baby boomers are writing their own lesson =
plans for adventure, and they are turning to organizations like =
Elderhostel for guidance. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/neighbours/story.html?id=be19ac35-93d3-4f9a-b318-4e99f04a6600
 
  Employment Resources For Retirees
  Western Queens Gazette - Queens,NY,USA
  Recent surveys show that more than threequarters of baby boomers plan =
to work after retirement, but many want to change careers, and only =
about 5 percent ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.qgazette.com/news/2008/0326/Senior_page/016.html
 
  Who's hiring new college grads now
  CNNMoney.com - USA
  "We're not graduating enough students to replace baby boomers," some =
of whom will take early retirement in lieu of a layoff, says Steve =
Schroeder, ...
For more detail check out:
http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/27/news/economy/new.grads.fortune/
 
  2008 Social Security Report Offers Dire Warning
  NewsBlaze - Folsom,CA,USA
  "Everyone knows Social Security and Medicare were never designed to =
withstand the weight of retiring baby boomers in the midst of a =
shrinking worker pool. ...
For more detail check out:
http://newsblaze.com/story/2008032709130400001.pnw/newsblaze/POLITICS/Politics.html
 
  Over 55, over there . and a risibly overblown report
  The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
  When superannuated Rolling Stone Keith Richards fell out of a coconut =
tree while sunbathing in Fiji, we should have known that the baby =
boomers had no ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/featuresopinon/display.var.2149163.0.Over_55_over_there_and_a_risibly_overblown_report.php
 
  Banking on baby boomers
  Nevada Appeal - Carson City,NV,USA
  Moore said Lake Tahoe's active environment is attractive to the boomer generation. "This is an active place for seniors, but also they want their kids and ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.nevadaappeal.com/article/SS/20080327/NEWS/20115664/-1/REGION
 
  What Happens When 60 Really Is The New 40?
  Evening Bulletin - Philadelphia,PA,USA
  Countering this attitude is that powerful, healthy, well-financed, and age-defying generation of new seniors - the Baby Boomers - who have every intention ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thebulletin.us/site/index.cfm?newsid=19432573&BRD=2737&PAG=461&dept_id=576361&rfi=8
 
  The Healing Power Of Your Family Pet
  Gather.com - Boston,MA,USA
  For Baby Boomers and Seniors, in particular this is very good news! It has long been acknowledged that our pets bring us many gifts and life lessons ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977295580
 
  The American Dream Re-Imagined
  Evening Bulletin - Philadelphia,PA,USA
  But, none of the luxury developments for seniors is seriously aiming for anyone other than aging Baby Boomers. They are about 70 million strong as an ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thebulletin.us/site/index.cfm?newsid=19432577&BRD=2737&PAG=461&dept_id=576361&rfi=8
 
  Nethaway: Candidates should offer entitlement solutions
  Waco Tribune Herald - Waco,TX,USA
  It has been known for years that these two extremely important and popular entitlement programs could never carry the weight of the baby boomers when they ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.wacotrib.com/opin/content/news/opinion/stories/2008/03/28/03282008wacrncol.html
 
  "Aging is Everyone's Future"
  dBusinessNews Boston (press release) - Boston,MA,USA
  Boston - Annual Conference for Baby Boomers, Elders and Caregivers to be held on Tuesday, May 13th at Lombardo's DATELINE: BRAINTREE, MASS… ...
For more detail check out:
http://boston.dbusinessnews.com/shownews.php?newsid=154492&type_news=latest
 
  Seniors News & Aging News from Medical News Today
  The latest seniors, aging news headlines published daily. ... Alzheimer's Disease Likely To Affect 18% Of Baby Boomers, Cost Health Care System $160B By ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/sections/seniors/
 
  Baby Boomers
  Aging Baby Boomers Reluctantly Losing Spending Spotlight to Echo Boomers ... News for Baby Boomers. Boomers, Young Seniors Nearing Retirement Need Annual ...
For more detail check out:
http://seniorjournal.com/BabyBoomers.htm
 
  Baby boomers - Seniors - The Mature Market .com : daily news on ...
  03/20/2008, seniors and baby boomers market news ... UK : Ageing population will increase strain on pensions · TAIWAN : The elderly's well-being deserves ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thematuremarket.com/SeniorStrategic/index.php
 
 

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Exciting travel news for consumers with special needs

Good morning,  we would like to share an article with you that we hope you will find of great interest and excitment.  Special tours for persons with special needs.
Have a great weekend.
 
Dear ladies and gentleman,
 
Our non-profit organisation organises travel programs for blind and visually
impaired people since 2004. For 2008 we have three attractive programs we
would like to invite also international blind or visually impaired people to
take part. Join us and explore Iceland on easy hikes and guided tours in
June, learn about wolves and moose combined with hiking trips and cultural
activities in Upper Lusatia, Germany in july or enjoy the land of thousand
lakes (finland) in your summer holidays with activities like hiking and
paddling in august.
 
Within all our activities we orientate on the special needs of our
costumers. Included in our service and the prices is the organisation of an
assistance for each two blind/ visually impaired participants. If an
assistance is not needed, or a full assistance is desired, we will
costumized the price.
At the end of this email a short overview over the programs is given.
Attached as word-documents you will find the detailed program.
 
For further information and enrolement you are very welcome to contact me!
 
Many greetings and I hope to meet you at one of our programs.
 

Claudia Vilmar
 

VisionOutdoor e.V.
 
Naturetours for blind and visually impaired people
 
Sachsenstr. 11 | 34131 Kassel
 
Phone: +49-521- 3998182 | Mobile: +49-170-4714227
 
 
 
Naturetour Iceland
In June we will explore the varifiying and alternating landscape of the
Glacier and volcano Island Iceland. There will be three stations on our way
where we will take our time for the mystic of people and culture of Iceland
as well as enjoying the gorgeous landscape. To experience hikes at and on
glaciers and volcanos, visiting geothermal-active areas and rough coastlines
- that is the plan!
Date: June 5th until 17th 2008, Price: 1990,- Euro(including all costs for
one seeing guide each two participants, all costs except flight/ arrival
costs, food in Reykjavic and options such as guided hike on glacier, boat
tour on glacier lake)
 

Naturetour Upper Lusatia
The region Oberlausitz which accommodates wild Wolves and Moose is very much
undisturbed by tourists. Hiking trips are on the programm as well as boat
tours through the varied nature. On foot we will get to know lakes, forests,
meadows and the popular Fürst Pückler Park. One of two boat tours will take
place on a lake, the other one on the border river between Germany and
Poland: Neisse. At three guided tours we will learn about settlers and flora
and fauna of the region and search for wolves and Moose tracks.
Date: July 12th until July 20th 2008, Price: 845 Euro (including all cost
for one seeing guide each two participants, all cost except flight/ arrival
costs)
 
Finland- summer vacation in 1000-lakes-country
During the most beautiful time of summer, we will visit Finnland and enjoy
it's nature and quietness. Hiking tours and canoe tours will be our media to
explore and experience our very next neighbourhood. Finnland. Sauna is a
must for every little Finn and will be provided by our accommodation
Pihlajapuu. At the tourstart we will also take a day to explore the cultural
lively city Helsinki.
Date: August 21st until August 30th 2008, Price: 1050,- Euro(including all
cost for one seeing guide each two participants, all cost except flight/
arrival costs)
 
 --
 

VisionOutdoor e.V.
 
Naturetours for blind and visually impaired people
 
Sachsenstr. 11 | 34131 Kassel
 
Phone: +49-521- 3998182 | Mobile: +49-170-4714227
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Friday, March 28, 2008

Home business opportunities, small business opportunities, internet business opportunities, business opportunities in Asia

Hi everyone!  I'm Heather DeMarco at the business desk and I would like to end the week on an up beat note.
When is the last time you tried hunting for home business opportunities?  Small business or Internet business opportunities?  Or even lucrative business opportunities in Asia?  Too much trouble you say and you just give up and go away?  No, not good enough.  We want to help you with our weekly tidbits and headlines that we gather from all around the world.  Take a few minutes and read these.  I am sure that you will find something here to interest you.
Before I give them to you, here are our Amazon book picks of the week.
 

101 small business ideas for under $5000

By Corey Sandler

This is a perfect gift to give to anyone who wants to venture into their own business but either does not want to spend too much money or does not have too much money to spend.  This author gives you 101 ideas so there has to be something for you in this book.  Give it a try.

 

Riches in niches:  Howw to make it big in a small market

By Susan Friedman

Many of us still feel that in order to make a lot of money we have to go after those big markets with hundreds of thousands of consumers.  Well, this author has something new for you to consider.  Riches in niches is not a new concept but an unheralded hero.  If you take the time to read this book you will be pleasantly surprised. 

 

At the business desk, I'm Heather DeMarco wishing you a pleasant weekend.

 

Home business opportunities, Internet business opportunities, small business opportunities, business opportunities in Asia

Word of mouth' continues as valuable
Fort Worth Business Press - Fort Worth,TX,USA
... Internet blogs and other social and networking sites have increased communication opportunities and amplified the effects of word of mouth on business. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.fwbusinesspress.com/display.php?id=7184

Office Live Workspace furthers partner opportunity
The Industry Standard - San Francisco,CA,USA
... have conversations with their customers to extend the Office experience to go online especially for home and student and small business users," he said. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thestandard.com/news/2008/03/14/office-live-workspace-furthers-partner-opportunity

Feedback For Participants
By Vishal Sharma(Vishal Sharma)
There is an opportunity to differentiate a primarily services-based business with online services, particularly free ones which will lead to consulting or education engagements. Rave About It. I think this is a great concept that ties ...
Startups Carnival, March 3-17, 2008 -
http://startups.sharmavishal.com/

Franchises For Sale
By donovan(donovan)
Opportunities director is great for; entrepreneurs interested in business opportunities & franchises can find details on Internet, Travel, Consulting, Home Inspection businesses, franchise opportunities and more business for sale info! ...
franchises for sale -
http://federicoa090-uunp.blogspot.com/

  A finger in many pies
  ChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
  By STEVE PROCTOR Business Editor There'sa sudden burst of laughter from a table of 10 women seated in the middle of the restaurant as one of their crew ...
For more detail check out:
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Business/1044022.html

  An Adventure, In Any Language
  Tampa Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA
  He works in the coffee-exporting business, and most of his transactions are in English. Libby grew up in Guatemala, so she was coming home - to her more ...
For more detail check out:
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/mar/16/tr-an-adventure-in-any-language/

  BizBuySell - The Internet's Largest Business for Sale Marketplace
  Listings of business opportunities and resources to assist with buying and selling.
For more detail check out:
http://www.bizbuysell.com/

  A good Business Idea Requires Start up Capital According to Matt Bacak
  Emailwire - USA
  Information on the industry and market of the business will follow, where the maturity and opportunities available within the industry is highlighted. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.emailwire.com/release/12064-A-good-Business-Idea-Requires-Start-up-Capital-According-to-Matt-Bacak.html

  DigitalFX International Upgrades FirstStream Studio Allowing Video ...
  PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
  The FirstStream suite of services significantly expands the business growth opportunities for the affiliate sales force of Digital FX International. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-17-2008/0004775174&EDATE=

  Automotive Opportunities in a Green Economy
  Business Facilities - USA
  Florence, SC is a rural location that offers companies a low cost of doing business. It is home to Honda's all-terrain vehicle and personal watercraft ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.businessfacilities.com/bf_08_02_special2.php

  Attention, Bloggers
  Wall Street Journal - USA
  Plus, small companies have a host of opportunities to cut travel costs, as hotels, airlines, car-rental companies and others try to win their business. ...
For more detail check out:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120526706660828097.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

  WESST Teaches the ABCs of SEO
  PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
  "SEO offers rural small business owners a tremendous opportunity to put their brand in front of millions of people worldwide," says Zurawski. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/3/prweb773804.htm

  Putting the private in with the public
  The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
  Business Information Publications (BiP) was created, and Contrax Weekly (a weekly magazine listing UK contract opportunities) was published to meet that ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theherald.co.uk/business/news/display.var.2123815.0.Putting_the_private_in_with_the_public.php

  A seminar for the sisters
  This Is Basingstoke - Basingstoke,UK
  Miss Isoa admitted she did not know much about Business Link prior to the event, but was keen to find out what support and opportunities are available to ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thisisbasingstoke.co.uk/news/business/display.var.2125858.0.a_seminar_for_the_sisters.php

  What's News
  Crain's Manchester Business - Manchester,UK
  Another big pull for us is its business support service which is a real bonus for small companies." Manchester Science Park is spread across three locations ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.crainsmanchesterbusiness.co.uk/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080317/FREE/75272408/-1/breaking/-/-/whats-news

  Flagstaff news
  By erispes(erispes)
  top rated online business opportunity. learn about the thaksin interview guide law law legal online delving wests wests. home business business guide law law legal online. b. west's proper environment of business told businessweek at ...
  Erispes' weblog -
http://erispes.blogspot.com/

  china trade challenges
  By bjgs1181007
  But more is the core challenge China''s international soft power is too low, making Chinese enterprises overseas acquisitions very easily become local politicians handle, and to provide them with opportunities for gaining political ...
  bjgs1181007 -
http://bjgs1181007.harriersgreenzone.net

  The Best Advice This Week I Got From My Barber
  PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) - Wien,Austria
  There are new products and affiliate opportunities to look for. One great source for learning about online business is to read articles, like this one. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.pr-inside.com/the-best-advice-this-week-i-r489527.htm

  Conference Welcome and Opening Keynote: Nick Carr
  Search Engine Roundtable - USA
  In turn, the media business is taking software characteristics. Media online comes from your prowess of software coding like algorithms. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/016586.html

  Glasses Direct's Phil Gates on promoting an etail start-up
  E-consultancy - London,UK
  This process also brought wider business skills to the company via non executive directors who will advise on the continued expansion of the brand at home ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.e-consultancy.com/news-blog/365087/glasses-direct-s-phil-gates-on-promoting-an-etail-start--up.html

  Your First Trip Overseas On International Business
  By myarticlesblog
  The Department of Commerce also offers a great deal of expert help, free or for a nominal fee, to assist you in creating a business plan or developing export opportunities. Once you have made contacts and collected business cards, ...
  My Articles Blog -
http://incublogger.com/myarticlesblog

  The Recession List - Top 10 Industries to Fly and Flop in 2008
  Earthtimes - London,UK
  Current IBISWorld partners include Hoovers, Valuation Resources, Superfactory and American Small Business Development Centers. With US headquarters located ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/the-recession-list--top-10-industries-to-fly-and,320110.shtml

  High ground
  Express TravelWorld - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
  As a result of the changing dynamics, new business opportunities have emerged - developing websites, creating content for the website, new forms of tourism ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.expresstravelworld.com/200803/travellife01.shtml

  Illac Diaz: the Making of a Global Leader
  Inquirer.net - Philippines
  ... a total of 120000 Filipino seamen beyond affordable shelter to job search assistance, creation of small business opportunities and HIV/AIDS treatment. ...
For more detail check out:
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/ofwspotlight/ofwspotlight/view_article.php?article_id=125694

  Thecontractorsside.com Anniversary
  PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
  "The economy is not as strong as it could be right now," Dodson said, "and that means that the trades, especially small business people, have to be smarter, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/3/prweb750994.htm

  Nilaam Launches Pakistan's Very Own eBay
  PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
  The web site will primarily reach out to individuals looking to dispose of goods they no longer want, and as well as small business owners. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/3/prweb780044.htm

  Focus Media Q4 2007 Earnings Call Transcript
  Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA
  As those business, as that usage of mobile devices continues to grow, we believe there are a lot more different business opportunities for the mobile ...
For more detail check out:
http://seekingalpha.com/article/69120-focus-media-q4-2007-earnings-call-transcript?source=homepage_transcripts_sidebar

  MLM + Isagenix + Australia = The Secret Recruiting System
  By admin
  ... business real home based internet business top home based business internet based home business legitimate home based business legitimate home based business opportunities home based computer business idea home based small business ...
  Business Professional Channel -
http://www.businessprochannel.com

  Creativity Podcast Series- (Graphic Design) #2 Amber Nussbaum
  By Administrator
  It s likely that sponsorship opportunities would come through her association with the Quick and Dirty Tips Network, which has made short-term sponsorship deals in the past, initially for Grammar Girl. The network s consistent format, ...
  The Printers Place -
http://printersplace.net

  Your First Trip Overseas On International Business
  By redhotchilipeppers3087
  The Department of Commerce also offers a great deal of expert help, free or for a nominal fee, to assist you in creating a business plan or developing export opportunities. Once you have made contacts and collected business cards, ...
  red hot chili peppers -
http://adik.mdevsite.com/mediaroom/redhotchilipeppers3087

 

 

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Security tips for home computer users

Hey there!  I'm Alix Shadonnay at the business desk and I am here to give you a few reminders about the importance of keeping your home computer safe and secure.
By now many of you have probably heard about the hot waters swirling around the security of a very well-known website.  I say this:  If it is indeed true that the website in question is vulnerable to security breaches and hackers, then don't you think that you should be taking your cue from this and taking steps to protect your home computer?  Please, take your precautions and take a few minutes or better yet make a bit of time to read our selection of security tips for this week.
At the business desk, I'm Alix Shadonnay wishing you a pleasant day.
 
Security tips for home computer users
 
Seminar offers tips to avoid ID theft
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald - Roanoke Rapids,NC,USA
Do not keep your Social Security card in your wallet. Keep copies of any important information that is in your wallet in a secure place in your home. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.rrdailyherald.com/articles/2008/03/15/news/news.txt
 
Free with electronic gadget purchase: Bonus malicious virus
By brianwestbrook.com(brianwestbrook.com)
If your company has an IT department, they may have a license to use the same at-work solution on your home computer. No matter what software you install: keep it current. An out-of-date virus definition file (a list of the latest bugs ...
tech.brianwestbrook.com -
http://tech.brianwestbrook.com/
 
Network Security Hacks: Tips & Tools for Protecting Your Privacy ...
By admin
Genie Backup Manager Home is a broad grouping and accumulation endorsement resolution that combines ease-of-use and burly action for every initiate users. It allows bag and duty users to patronage and better their PCs swiftly and ...
Hard Drive Data Recovery Software Tools -
http://www.suranarai.com
 
[Conspiracy-Theory] -
By Your Great Valueble Blogs(Your Great Valueble Blogs)
For site security purposes and to ensure this service remains available to everyone, we monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise damage our site. ...
INSURANCE TIPS AND TRIKS -
http://insurance-list-tips.blogspot.com/
 
  Surfing for finances, investment
  Baltimore Sun - United States
  And with a home computer and a software program, such as Quicken, you can store and organize your records in a way that's far easier and less time-consuming ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/bal-bz.ml.ambrose16mar16,0,6225764.column
 
  Putting the pieces together
  Boston Herald - United States
  "I compile all this on a computer. All these tips are projected against the total picture that I have in my database and in my memory. ...
For more detail check out:
http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/general/view.bg?articleid=1080674&srvc=home&position=0
 
  Unsecured wi-fi network could be trouble
  Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
  I suspect most people skip that step because they don't realize that anyone nearby can tap into their home network with a standard wi-fi-enabled computer. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/sfl-flzwifi0316sbmar16,0,6959600.story
 
  How to test your firewall
  By magakos(magakos)
  Security researchers have developed small, non-destructive, leak testers, that deliberately attempt to test different firewall capabilities. The idea behind them is simple: if the test can bypass your computer's security, ...
  Tips and Hacks -
http://tipsandhakcs.blogspot.com/
 
  McAfee Introduces Free Internet Safety Plan eBook for Families ...
  Earthtimes - London,UK
  With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/mcafee-introduces-free-internet-safety-plan-ebook-for-families-quiz,316424.shtml
 
  Tips to make tax time easier
  North Texas e-News - TX,USA
  Whether you use a professional tax preparer authorized by the IRS or do it yourself from a home computer, there are many reasons to consider e-filing your ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.ntxe-news.com/artman/publish/article_43673.shtml
 
  The top 10 security land mines
  By FAME Manager
  ... the case of e-mail), or not allowing users to install apps on their work computer or copy data to removable media (in the case of taking work home). Much of this can be managed through security policies and systems management apps. ...
  THE FAME STATION -
http://www.thefamestation.com
 
  Top 10 security traps
  InterGovWorld.com - Toronto,ON,Canada
  A trusted partner ends up not being so trustworthy with your data Another common security error is found among users who assume that it is fine to send ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.intergovworld.com/article/be57b9960a01040800ff22edd0bf7bbd/pg1.htm
 
  15 Tech Myths: Busted and Confirmed
  By hfvshane
  But they're not the only misconceptions out there: Many intelligent, experienced computer users believe things about technology that simply aren't true.We came up with 15 common myths in the tech world and did some digging to reveal the ...
  Hfvshane's Weblog -
http://hfvshane.wordpress.com
 
  4 things every computer user must own/know for security
  By thehopefulwriter
  Here'sa bite-sized article on the 5 things that I believe (based on personal experience) every computer user must know/own. These tips and softwares will most likely relieve you of a lot of headache. And best of all, they are all free! ...
  The Hopeful Writer @ Webmechs -
http://thehopefulwriter.webmechs.com/
 
  Vista Tips
  By Carol(Carol)
  If your computer has the proper hardware, you can turn your PC into a complete home theater system, including a DVD player and recorder, a movie theater, a movie studio, a television, a personal video recorder, a jukebox, a music server ...
  happy seniors pc users -
http://happyseniorspcusers.blogspot.com/
 
  Computer Tips
  By 51503(51503)
  Bashir manages this website Networking Tutorials and regularly writes articles on various topics such as Computer Networking, Network Troubleshooting Tips Wireless Networking, Computer hardware, Certifications, How Tos, Network Security ...
  yoga59854 -
http://40346.blogspot.com/
 
  Macro Recorder - A Task Automation Tool For Everyone
  By greatday
  ... security features available; ability to batch process and batch script. In conclusion, macro recorders are not only for advanced computer users, but also for any PC users in general. For those at home, using a PC as a pass time, ...
  Great Day -
http://greatday.realize.org
 
  This Week's Sponsor
  SatNews Publishers - Sonoma,CA,USA
  Eight out of 10 reported using their home computer as their primary long-term storage option. For back-up, over three quarters of people surveyed (77 ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.satnews.com/cgi-bin/display_story.cgi?number=1900529814
 
  Sweetbay Data Theft Is Reminder To Protect Your Identity
  Tampa Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA
  Computer users can fall victim to e-mail or chat scams that seek out personal information, he said. "There are a lot of people out there who want to make a ...
For more detail check out:
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/mar/18/sweetbay-data-theft-reminder-protect-your-identity/
 
  Guide to worry-free spring break traveling
  Royal Purple News - Whitewater,WI,USA
  Here's a check list of travel tips not to forget. 1.) Prep your home. Make sure all appliances are unplugged. Put a timer or a motion sensor on outdoor ...
For more detail check out:
http://media.www.royalpurplenews.com/media/storage/paper1225/news/2008/03/19/Lifestyle/Guide.To.WorryFree.Spring.Break.Traveling-3274200.shtml
 
  100 Tiny Tips to Create and Maintain Loyal Customers
  By admin
  You can log onto your account anywhere, not just your home computer. 94. Basecamp: This popular application organizes all kinds of information and communication histories within your company and client list. It's password protected, ...
  ibranz Branding Resource Blog -
http://www.ibranz.com/blog
 
  Computer Tips [ Remove Malicious Software + Parental Control Tips ...
  By Amelie(Amelie)
  This is such a cool item ~ I am so glad they are finally coming down in price and are available to the average computer user! What is it you ask? A Graphics Tablet! You may have also heard of them referred to as digitizing tablets, ...
  christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

News on stress, anxiety, and depression

Good morning!  I'm Kerry J Harrison at the business desk and I would like to address the touchy topics of stress, anxiety, and depression.  Did you know that stress and anxiety often lead to depression?  Did you also know that stress and anxiety are at an all-time high in the workplace?  Are you aware that almost 25% of our American population suffers from some form of depression?  These are all very frightening statistics and I urge you to read our headlines and tidbits this week.  If you don't start taking care of your mental health then who is?  We can only do so much to help you and we are doing this by providing you with weekly stories, headlines, and tidbits that we continue to gather from around the world.  Take a few minutes today and spend some time focusing on your mental health.  If you don't have enough time to read our information, then please, take a  few minutes to smell the roses and enjoy the outdoors.
At the business desk, I'm Kerry J Harrison wishing you a great day.
 
News on stress, anxiety, and depression
 
Exercise is good for the brain
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
You recommend exercise for depression, anxiety and addictions. But telling someone who is addicted or depressed to exercise sounds as if it's trivializing ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-he-spark17mar17,1,158821.story
 
E-commerce going on the road
CNNMoney.com - USA
But the study of 90 patients and their caregivers found the diagnosis didn't boost anxiety or depression. In most cases, it even came as a relief to have ...
For more detail check out:
http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/newstex/IBD-0001-23786299.htm
 
Strategies for Releasing Guilt
By Linda Locke
However, if we don't heed those warning signs, guilt can quickly manifest itself as anxiety, stress, depression and other harmful emotions and conditions. If you find guilt weighing you down or want to be as guilt-free as possible, ...
Moms In Business -
http://regentpress.typepad.com/moms_in_business/
 
Teen ADHD Ups Risk for Eating Disorders
By Rick Nauert, Ph.D.
She warned parents and teachers to be aware that adolescent girls with ADHD may develop an array of female-relevant symptoms beyond the standard ADHD symptoms, to include eating disorders, depression and anxiety. ...
Psych Central News -
http://psychcentral.com/news
 
Anxiety affects obesity surgery success
By gelver
In the new study, Pittsburgh researchers interviewed 207 surgery candidates and found two-thirds had a history of depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome or panic attacks. The vast majority were women with an ...
Anti depression drug effects... -
http://antidepressiondrug.webcristiano.org
 
Lately
By Sophia(Sophia)
I've mostly been sleeping. Although there have been a few exciting moments in between shut-eye. My excessive sleeping has been driving my husband absolutely bonkers. He knows it is caused by depression but still he doesn't like it. ...
Visions of the World -
http://visionsoftheworld.blogspot.com/
 

Anxiety, Addiction and Depression Treatments
Anxiety, Addiction and Depression Treatments is the public voice of Treatment Online. Here we strive to report and comment on the most important news in ...
For more detail check out:
https://www.treatmentonline.com/treatments.php
 
Australian Richard Link Offers Help for Depression, Anxiety ...
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
Depression, anxiety, panic attacks and many other serious stress related illnesses are increasing at alarming rates across the western world. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/3/prweb769434.htm
 
Playful Ways To Budget Financial Stress
North American Press Syndicate - New York,NY,USA
Some of the health risks include stroke and heart attack; addictive behaviors-alcohol, anger/rage; depression and anxiety; suicide and weight gain or weight ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.napsnet.com/articles/57702.html
 
Stress weaken memory and learning
Newstrack India - Delhi,India
... can leave a person feeling depleted or overwhelmed, weaken the body's immune system and can reason for strings of problem like anxiety, depression etc.
For more detail check out:
http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2770
 
Feel the rush
Scotland on Sunday - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Bad stress can also manifest itself through anxiety, irritability and insomnia. "Diet is a big issue: eat and drink well and take plenty of rest. ...
For more detail check out:
http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/spectrum/Feel-the-rush.3880429.jp
 
Mental Health News: NYT, Mind Hacks
By Alvaro
Instead of doctors, the program trains laypeople to identify and treat depression and anxiety and sends them to six community health clinics in Goa, in western India." - Attention Deficits That May Linger Well Past Childhood ...
SharpBrains -
http://www.sharpbrains.com
 
Governor Spitzer: A reflection of sexual addiction
By PattiD53
When we do not have enough of these experiences growing up we become adults who suffer a host of problems that include negative beliefs about ourselves, a generalized state of anxiety and/or depression, feelings of grandiosity, ...
Ode : Exchange -
http://www.odemagazine.com/exchange/
 
News - Stress at work makes men ill
By odopsha
"If you are drinking alcohol every night as a coping mechanism for stress it will really creep up on you until it starts causing other problems including anxiety, depression as well as other health impotence forum." ...
Viagra and erectile dysfunction... -
http://viagraanderectile.bloground.ru/
 
Jane McGonigal Keynote at SXSW
By Rachel
'Soap kills germs' was a headline. games are like soap..we should install them in every building, in our pockets we are killing boredome….games Kill boredom, alienation, anxiety, depression,; AR designers are trying to embed these ...
Licence to Roam -
http://blog.bibrik.com
 
Sexual Health: Sexual Problems in Women
By odopsha
antidepressant drugs, can affect sexual desire and function. Psychological causes. These include generic sildenafil citrate stress and anxiety, concern about sexual performance, marital or relationship problems, depression, ...
Erectile dysfunction new drugs... -
http://erectiledysfunction01.bloground.ru/
 
  News - Stress at work makes men ill
  By tramadolin
  "If you are drinking alcohol every night as a coping mechanism for stress it will really creep up on you until it starts causing other problems including anxiety, depression as well as other health conditions." ...
  Erectile dysfunction clinic breaking... -
http://erectiledysfunction.sunnyblogs.com/
 
  Sexual Health: Sexual Problems in Women
  By gelver
  antidepressant drugs, can affect sexual desire and function. Psychological causes. These include work-related stress and anxiety, concern about sexual performance, marital or relationship problems, depression, ...
  Ed pills featured news. -
http://edpills70.webcristiano.org
 
  Panel rejects Sanofi obesity drug
  By gelver
  such as depression and anxiety. Twenty-six percent of patients reported a psychiatric symptom, compared with 14 percent of placebo patients. "The potential market for this drug and our continued uncertainty about its risks, ...
http://antidepressiondrug.webcristiano.org
 
  Study: Dementia diagnosis doesn't result in more anxiety ...
  Not only did the diagnosis not increase anxiety or depression among patients and their caregivers, but most were relieved to have symptoms explained and a way to find help. "It's not good news. No one is pleased to find out they have ...
  Dementia Support -
http://dementiasupport.multiply.com/
 
  News - Solvent 'raises risk of cancer'
  By chod
  "The experts need a lot more time to weigh things up, and then if there are still questions it might be that people will need talk to their doctor about possible anti depression drug medication ...
  Anti depression drug medication... -
http://antidepressiondrug.blog.bizhat.com
 
  Post-natal depression affects one in 10
  NEWS.com.au - Australia
  Other research presented today showed increasing evidence that stress and anxiety among pregnant women brought about biological changes in their babies, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,23395063-29277,00.html
 
  STRESS - The 2nd biggest cause of lost working days!
  Response Source (press release) - London,UK
  This represents an estimated average of 30.2 working days lost per year per affected case and makes stress, depression or anxiety one of the largest ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.responsesource.com/releases/rel_display.php?relid=37594&hilite=
 
  Self-management for living with chronic conditions
  BCLocalNews - Victoria,BC,Canada
  The cycle stages are: disease, tense muscles, stress/anxiety anger/frustration depression and fatigue. To relieve tense muscles, gentle stretching exercises ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.bclocalnews.com/lifestyles/16739916.html
 
  Using Meditation To Relax
  KTIV - Sioux City,IA,USA
  Sandra Vanatko says, "I've seen the difference in people who have depression anxiety stress related problems." Sandra Vanatko began taking classes at the ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.ktiv.com/News/index.php?ID=23522
 
  Signs of Childhood Depression May Surprise
  By Rick Nauert, Ph.D.
  Thus, anxiety disorders and disorders in social behavior occur widely, followed by substance abuse and aggression. In summary, the causes of depression are multifactorial. The decisive factors include hereditary, personality and ...
  Psych Central News -
http://psychcentral.com/news
 
  FDA Shouldn't Approve Diet Drug, Panel Says
  By gelver
  symptoms, including anxiety, phobias, depression and post-traumatic stress disorders. Studies found that 26 percent of people taking the drug reported these symptoms, compared with 14 percent of those taking a placebo. Among those ...
  Anti depression drug effects... -
http://antidepressiondrug.webcristiano.org
 
  Depression Screening - A Cruel Fraud; Exposing "National ...
  By marita836
  Richard Hughes and Robert Brewin, authors of The Tranquilizing of America, warned that although psychotropic drugs may appear to 'take the edge off' anxiety, pain, and stress, they also take the edge off life itself…these pills not only ...
  marita -
http://marita836.e4god.com/blogs
 
  ACUPUNCTURE IN THE MIDLANDS
  By Mark Golding - The Arts & Crafts Home(Mark Golding - The Arts & Crafts Home)
  Stress, anxiety and depression respond well to acupuncture treatments and Solihull acupuncture clinic have treatments designed for your needs. Visit Solihull Acupuncture Clinic and see what they have to offer. ...
  Alternative Therapy Directory -
http://www.achome.co.uk/theorganichome/blogs/alternativetherapy/_alternativetherapy.php
 
  Symptoms Of Depression In Children Are Different From Those In Adults
  By admin
  Depressive minors often exhibit other psychological abnormalities. Thus, anxiety disorders and disorders in social behavior occur widely, followed by substance abuse and aggression. The causes of depression are multifactorial. ...
  Medical,Health News and Articles -
http://03530.com
 
  Post-traumatic stress disorder caused by both genes and environment
  Times Online - UK
  PTSD is a serious anxiety disorder that develops among people who witness or experience unpleasant events, such as war, murders, terrorist attacks or ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article3576899.ece
 
  AP Poll: Stress Pains Many in College
  The Associated Press -
  In this ocean of campus anxiety, 13 percent say they have been diagnosed with a mental health condition such as depression or an anxiety disorder. ...
For more detail check out:
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5j3ovkZjBS46fCVQDiRjosCHzU2WQD8VFTN6G0
 
  Parents' stress may affect child health
  Guardian - UK
  The researchers found a clear link between anxiety and depression among parents and an increased chance of the children being ill and having a high ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/mar/19/medicalresearch.health
 
  Survey finds college campuses to be cauldrons of stress
  Kansas City Star - MO,USA
  In this ocean of campus anxiety, 13 percent of respondents said they had been diagnosed with a mental health condition such as depression or an anxiety ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation/story/537110.html
 
  DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS BRINGS RELIEF, NOT DEPRESSION
  By Bert Copple
  Sixty-nine percent eventually received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, but no significant changes in depression were noted, and anxiety decreased substantially. One reason the diagnosis can be comforting to both family members and ...
  Michigan Home Care Experts -
http://michiganhomecare.wordpress.com
 
  Epilepsy and the Problem of Anxiety...
  By Paula Apodaca(Paula Apodaca)
  (http://www.medindia.net/news/view_news_main.asp?str=2&x=5388) 1. Perini G, Mendius R. Depression and anxiety in complex partial seizures. J Nerv Ment Dis 1984;172:287–90. 2. Altshuler LL, Devinsky O, Post RM, Theodore W. Depression ...
  E. is for Epilepsy by Paula Apodaca -
http://epilepsy-paula.blogspot.com/
 
  6 Secret Qualities of Happy People
  By admin
  Those who struggle with anxiety and depression often experience intense worry about about all sorts of things that can or might happen, so much so that the thinking creates an unpleasant emotional experience as if it's actually occurred ...
  Therapist Unlimited Blog -
http://blog.therapistunlimited.com
 
  The Future Of Hormonal Birth Control
  By admin
  Depression or anxiety ?Dizziness ?Vaginitis ?Stomach pain ?Hair loss ?Painful menstrual periods ?Back pain ?Nausea ?Viral infection (cold, sore throats, sinus infections, or flu-like symptoms). Women who are pregnant or may be pregnant ...
  Medical,Health News and Articles -
http://03530.com
 
  Iraq Crisis: Full Red Cross Report
  By CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE NEW WORLD...(CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE NEW WORLD...)
  Others, especially adult men who are unable to work and provide for their families, suffer from depression, anxiety and chronic disease. Many grow increasingly destitute with each passing day. They need health care, housing, ...
  CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE... -
http://mparent7777-2.blogspot.com/
 

 

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Important answers to your questions

Top of the morning to you!  I'm Donna J Jodhan at the business desk and I hope that everyone had a nice long weekend.
I have pulled a few questions out of our e-bag so let us see what questions we have this week.
 
From Heather Sandler:  Do you really think that there exists a glass ceiling for women?
Answer:  Heather, yes.  There are some who would say no but I do believe that the statistics speak for themselves.  There are still precious few women CEOs in the boardrooms of the majority of large North American corporations.  There are very few women executives in the boardrooms of the top Fortune 500 companies.  Women are still earning less than men in general, and in a recent report published in Canada, it was revealed that there is a widening gap when it comes to the difference between what women are paid as against their male counterparts.  This is very troubling especially for working women in Canada and I do not think that it is much better here in the United States.
 
Question from Brent Holt:  On the whole, I know that the unemployment rate for persons with disabilities is horrendous.  Is there any hope of improvement for this picture in the near future?
Answer:  Brent, as a blind woman who owns my own business, I see and hear so many complaints on a daily basis.  I do believe that things can improve but the problem is many fold.  On the one hand there has been some very exciting technology break throughs but we need much more in order to change the picture.  Society as a whole has to change its attitude towards persons with disabilities.  They need to look at a person with a disability in a different light.  Look at the person for what they are.  Their skills, experience, and motivation.  They need to get past the disability and look at the positives.  Employers need to adopt a new approach.  There are many persons out there who are more than willing to give a person with a disability a chance, but unfortunately they are still greatly outnumbered by those persons who are still not ready and willing.
 
Question from Shaughn Pearson:  What hints can you give to me.  I am thinking of becoming a financial planner but need to know a bit more about clients who are seniors or retirees?
Answer:  Shaughn, According to the experts, the clients that will be most in need of financial planning services for the foreseeable future would include:  Aging baby boomers, retirees, and seniors.  These are the persons who at the present time are seeking to ensure that their investments stay safe.  Aging baby boomers have started to think of their golden years and they are seeking professional help with their investments.  Retirees and seniors are seeking help to ensure that they can live comfortably for the rest of their lives on their savings now that their working income is no longer available.  You can check out our weekly feature on investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers at www.untappedwealth.com/businessdesk.html.
 
Question from Rita York:  I know that the Internet is a great way to advertise oneself.  I would like to set up a blog to advertise my services and myself.  What do you think?
Answer:  Rita, many people are doing this but I believe that success will come from how you do it and what you write about.  There are practically hundreds of thousands of persons out there who are promoting their successes and they are telling everyone about what they have done, how much they have made, and they are just dying to give you the magic solution.  However in reality and this comes straight from several experts, the majority of these persons are nothing but flat broke and they are just trying to use their blogs to catch others with their words.  On the other hand, I do believe that if you truly believe that you have something unique to say or sell, then why not?  It's all about niche marketing in niche markets where consumers are seeking niche ideas and niche products.
 
Question from Darla Showman:  Someone recently told me that the vending machine business is booming.  Do you agree?
Answer:  Darla, for at least the past seven years and more, this type of business has been doing very well.  It is ideally suited to a small business but there is nothing to stop medium sized businesses from getting involved.  I quite like the vending machine business because it has the propensity to reach consumers in several ways.  At the movies, in cafeterias, in malls, at amusement parks, and even in such places as banks, supermarkets, and in corner groceries and stores.  There are so many products that can be sold through vending machines.  You can learn more by visiting www.untappedwealth.com/strategies.html.
 
I am out of time for this week but please keep your questions coming and I will do my best to answer as many as I can.
I'm Donna J Jodhan at the business desk wishing you a terrific day.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Health and investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers

Good day everyone!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk and I hope that everyone had a very enjoyable Easter holiday weekend.  Some of you may even still be enjoying an extra day of holiday.
Today I would like to give you some headlines and tidbits of news for retirees and aging baby boomers.  It is extremely important for retirees and aging baby boomers to be able to keep up with the latest news as it pertains to their health and investments and we know how difficult and time consuming it is for you to be able to do so.  Let us help you stay in the know.  Here now are our week's selections.
At the business desk, I'm Jeff N Marquis wishing you a very pleasant day.
 
Health and investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers
 
New Task for a Budget Straight-Talker
Washington Post - United States
Last week, he cautioned in a speech that "largely due to the aging of the baby boomers and rising health care costs, the United States faces decades of red ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/14/AR2008031403336.html
 
  Help Sandwich Generation till the end
  Sun Publications Chicago - Chicago,IL,USA
  Most articles and surveys on seniors will tell you the first batch of the nation's 77 million Baby Boomers are entering their 60s and the vast majority of ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/napervillesun/business/844865,6_3_NA16_DOLLARS_S1.article
 
  US chief auditor leaves, gives dire warning about national debt
  By CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE NEW WORLD...(CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE NEW WORLD...)
  Last week, he cautioned in a speech that "largely due to the aging of the baby boomers and rising health care costs, the United States faces decades of red ink. ... If the United States continues as it has, policymakers will eventually ...
  CRIMES AND CORRUPTION OF THE... -
http://mparent7777-2.blogspot.com/
 
So many people seem to forget that seniors, retirees, and aging baby boomers...
They make up the majority of our society and we need to pay more attention...
http://www.untappedwealth.com/businessdesk.html
 
  New Study: Aging Baby Boomers Could Overwhelm U.S. Health Care ...
  As baby boomer-induced health care costs grow these severeconsequenc. ... of retiree health care coverage trim their ...,New,Study:,Aging,Baby,Boomers,Could ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news-1/New-Study-3A-Aging-Baby-Boomers-Could-Overwhelm-U-S--Health-Care-System-by-2017--
 
Unless-Decisive-Action-Is-Taken-13519-2/
  The Estin Report: Aspen Real Estate Market and Trends: Spring 2008 ...
  New West - Missoula,MT,USA
  Boomers Retire and Head West: There is a huge new retiree population migration. These people are newly retired, aged 55-64, "young elderly, grabbing life ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.newwest.net/citjo/article/the_estin_report_aspen_real_estate_market_and_trends_spring_2008_by_tim_est/C33/L33/
 
  Getting Out of the Retirement Rut
  Wall Street Journal - USA
  That idea, of not making the grade in later life, isn't one that's normally found in discussions about aging. Retirement today is supposed to be rewarding, ...
For more detail check out:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120578905748643121.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Useful info to help you ponder and act

Good morning!
We hope that you are about to embark on a wonderful holiday weekend and that whatever your plans are, they come true for you.  Life is o too short not to be able to enjoy it.  You need to relax and recuperate from a hard week's work be it at home or at the office. 
We're not going to bother you too much but instead we'd like to help you relax and recharge your battery for next week.
So, we're going to take you to some fun spots where you can spend a little time reading, enjoying, and vegetating. Take five and let us motivate you to do better next week.  It's all for free so why not take advantage of it?
 
If you're seeking a mug of motivation then Donna J Jodhan is standing by to share one with you.  She produces a free monthly online magazine that is jammed packed with all kinds of exciting and interesting news.  Tidbits on health, inspiring editorials, but most of all, articles that will help to motivate your creative juices.  Take your time and browse through this free online magazine and just enjoy reading it.
Donna J Jodhan wants to motivate you to reach for the sky.  She is a very successful entrepreneur, business consultant, and author and she does not let her blindness hold her back!
Visit www.sterlingcreations.ca/magazine.html
 
If you like traveling and have always wanted to work and live abroad then we have just the thing for you.  A website that has a free weekly blog on all kinds of opportunities to get you going.  Doesn't hurt to dream does it?
This website can help to stimulate your imagination to reach for those wonderful opportunities in some very great countries.
Visit www.translationpeople.com/free-useful-info.html
 
Finally, a place that you can go and call your very own little spot.  A place where you can read about all kinds of helpful tips; consumer tips for women, seniors, retirees, and parents.  Healthy eating tips, home business opportunities tips for women, seniors, retirees, and parents.  Security tips for home computer users, and tips on how to deal with stress, anxiety, and depression.
You are also encouraged to make your own little contribution and it's all for free!
Visit www.onestopbookcafe.com
 
Have fun and happy Easter!

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Home business opportunities, small business opportunities, internet business opportunities, business opportunities in Asia

Greetings everyone!  I'm Jayna Sheffield at the business desk and I would like to start off your long Easter holiday weekend by giving you our weekly selection of tidbits and headlines.
We know how so many of you are constantly searching for these types of opportunities.  So, let us help you.  Let us help you to stay in touch.  Before giving you our weekly selection, please take a few minutes and review our Amazon book picks of the week.

God at work:  Developing ministers in the marketplace

By Rich Marshall

This is a very insightful book and extremely rich in content.  The title does justice to the book and this author has very interesting facts and strategies to pass on.

  

Mastering Monday:  A guide to integrating faith and work

By John D. Beckett

Many of us would probably say that faith and work do not belong in the same sentence but according to this author it certainly does and he goes to great lengths to show us why.  Very interesting reading for a long holiday weekend.

 

At the business desk, I'm Jayna Sheffield wishing you a very relaxing holiday weekend.  Happy Easter to all of our readers.

 

Home business opportunities, Internet business opportunities, small business opportunities, business opportunities in Asia

Woman's woman who wins out in a man's world
Scotsman - United Kingdom
She says: "Clare has this amazing ability to identify business opportunities in the financial services sector and use the market intelligence available from ...
For more detail check out:
http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/business/Woman39s-woman-who--wins.3857515.jp

Job Expo a barometer of opportunities
Dubuque Telegraph Herald - Dubuque,IA,USA
Still, Harjehausen thinks the job market is a good one and doesn't dispute data released this week by the Iowa Business Council that pegs the state economy ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thonline.com/article.cfm?id=193341

The Secret to Mobile CRM Success... Keep it Simple!
TMCnet - USA
Modern business practice has demonstrated that is typically more cost and time efficient to cross-sell and up-sell to existing customers than to acquire new ...
For more detail check out:
http://call-recording.tmcnet.com/topics/crm/articles/22443-secret-mobile-crm-success-keep-it-simple.htm

Nine Student Businesses Incubating in College's Hatcheries
Earthtimes - London,UK
With lacrosse-specific features such as a stick lab and recruiting section, users will have the unique opportunity to gain community status, earning points ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/nine-student-businesses-incubating-in-colleges-hatcheries,306948.shtml

Business banking online in Australia. Seven handy tips.
By jewelstongex(jewelstongex)
But through technology you can make the benefits of online banking work in your favor to increase productivity and expand your business opportunities. Who knows, if you re dreaming of an early retirement it could well be on the horizon. ...
jewelstongex blog -
http://jewelstongex.blogspot.com/

Business calendar
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz,CA,USA
Participants will learn how to measure business opportunities, establish realistic goals, and finance growth and profitability. Cost: $30 including textbook ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_8512218

Re-localization Opportunities - Local 2.0
ReadWriteWeb - Wellington,Wellington,New Zealand
Small business owners are traders. Trade with them. Buy from them or sell something to them that they can sell to their customers. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/relocalization_opportunities_l.php

Forget Old Media Use People Media™
Furniture World Magazine (press release) - USA
If you are service oriented, open-minded, and hungry, there are techniques you can use to take advantage of the most exciting opportunities in home ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.furninfo.com/absolutenm/templates/NewsFeed.asp?articleid=8669

IiNet Targets Home Office
Perth-based iiNet, which last week posted a 34.6 per cent rise in profit to $9.61 million, said adding small business services to its retail base would provide opportunities for revenue growth in the mid-term. ...
Work at Home Business Ideas -
http://informationtree.com/communicate

The OBAMA Experience Factor!!!
By augustcandi
Differences in learning opportunities during the summer contribute to the achievement gaps that separate struggling poor and minority students from their middle-class peers. Senator Obama introduced the Summer Term Education Programs ...
The AugustCandi Post -
http://augustcandi.wordpress.com

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Not sure where to look?
Then we have a place for you to visit and there you'll find... -
http://www.untappedwealth.com/business-strategies.html

'The consumer is boss'
CNNMoney.com - USA
It went on to ask, "What are the business opportunities we have with them, and why?" That was the right question, and P&G's past failure to think it through ...
For more detail check out:
http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/07/news/companies/lafley_charan.fortune/

Minding their own business
Lancaster Newspapers - Lancaster,PA,USA
However, there is good news, according to Don Martin of Kutztown Small Business Development Center. In the world of the Internet and today's culture-hungry ...
For more detail check out:
http://articles.lancasteronline.com/local/4/217860

HumanaOne Introduces New, Flexible Individual Health Insurance ...
WELT ONLINE - Germany
HumanaOne plans are designed specifically for self-employed entrepreneurs, small-business employees, part-time workers, students and early retirees. ...
For more detail check out:
http://newsticker.welt.de/index.php?channel=fin&module=smarthouse&id=690102

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Portsmouth Herald News - Portsmouth,NH,USA
SCORE, volunteer counselors to America's small business and a resource partner of the US Small Business Administration, will conduct an in-depth workshop on ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.seacoastonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080309/BIZ/803090321/-1/BIZ&sfad=1

Rogers and me: finding the sweetspot
Canada NewsWire (press release) - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The Globe and Mail serves the unique needs of these businesses with a wealth of online resources and dedicated coverage of small business issues and stories ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2008/10/c2189.html

8 Rules For Young Entrepreneurs In Panama
The Panama Report - Panama City,Panama,Panama
Choosing an internet business can be ideal as high-speed services are offered throughout Panama, while similarly effective is the process of outsourcing, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thepanamareport.com/real-estate-in-panama/8-rules-for-young-entrepreneurs-in-panama-598.html

Ratan Tata: India’s shining jewel
By Amar Shah
Among Asia’s business titans, Ratan N. Tata stands out for his modesty. The chairman of the Tata Group - India’s biggest conglomerate, with businesses ranging from software, cars, and steel to phone service, tea bags, and wristwatches ...
Financial Markets -
http://stockam.wordpress.com

Australian IT: Australia’s third-largest internet service provider ...
By WLBT111(Computers 747)
Perth-based iiNet, which last week posted a 34.6 per cent rise in profit to $9.61 million, said adding small business services to its retail base would provide opportunities for revenue growth in the mid-term. ...
Computers 747 -
http://computers747.com/

Meet The REAL Affiliates - Chris Frost - #3 of 3
By Kirsty
What merchants should remember is that a few of us small fry can do just as much business as 1 big fry. I have ambitions like everyone else, but its equally important to be realistic in life – therefore, being an OK affiliate is just ...
http://www.affiliatestuff.co.uk

At the top of the telecom business
Bend Bulletin (subscription) - Bend,OR,USA
Q: What is the biggest challenge your business faces? A: The largest single challenge would have to be our scale — that is being small. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.bendbulletin.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080311/BIZ0102/803110405/1002&nav_category=

Rich Media From Insight24 Now Available on PCWorld.com’s Expanded ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
The PCW Business Center provides continually updated relevant business news and solutions for technology decision makers in small to medium-sized businesses ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20080310006106&newsLang=en

Linksys, Trend Micro bring Internet security to small businesses
CTR - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Linksys is a provider of voice, Wireless and Ethernet networking for consumer, SOHO (Small Office and Home Office) and small business users. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.wwpi.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3777&Itemid=128

Do-it-yourself legal kits a booming business
Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia,MO,USA
Block and others see potential business opportunities in the void. Block has been peddling versions of its new WillPower and Home and Business Attorney ...
For more detail check out:
http://columbiatribune.com/2008/Mar/20080310Busi010.asp

TeleSphere's New Channel Program to Provide Agents Portfolio ...
StreetInsider.com (subscription) - Birmingham,MI,USA
It allows TeleSphere customers that are spread across multiple offices throughout the country, from small business, medium business, and even home business, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/TeleSpheres+New+Channel+Program+to+Provide+Agents+Portfolio+Building+Opportunity+with+Fully+Managed+IP+Services+Product+Suite/3443566.html

Delaware Incorporation - Income Opportunity
By SBM(SBM)
As there is a stiff competition among the registered agents, they offer generous referral commission to anyone who helps them in their Delaware corporation formation business. This gives you an excellent income opportunity. ...
sbmantras -
http://sbmantras.blogspot.com/


My Internet Business Pre-Launch Has Started! Starting EDC GOLD ...
PR-USA.net (press release) - Varna,Bulgaria
If you go to your local browser and type in Home Business or work at home you are bombarded with home Business Opportunities’. The most common of them are ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=83760&Itemid=9

FIVE QUESTIONS: Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman
Detroit Free Press - United States
A: When I'm at home sitting around, there's an aspect of, "When am I going to get the next call to go do" band business? I'm always on call in a way. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080222/ENT04/103110002/1039

china trade trade philosophy to face challenges
By cms12193202
But more is the core challenge China’’s international soft power is too low, making Chinese enterprises overseas acquisitions very easily become local politicians handle, and to provide them with opportunities for gaining political ...
cms lover -
http://cms12193202.harriersgreenzone.net

Slump creates opportunities for female entrepreneurs
Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Corporations are wooing women-owned firms, and there's plenty of start-up advice through the Internet and community small-business experts. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/careers/sfl-flzmarcia0313sbmar13,0,7949674.column

GetThere and Worktopia Give Business Travelers Online Tool for ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
Worktopia offers online small meeting procurement solutions in hotels, conference centers, business centers and airport lounges throughout North America. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20080313005244&newsLang=en

Light years ahead
What PC? - UK
“Resellers still rely on recommendation and word of mouth for new business, and they rely on the same techniques to maintain relationships with existing ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.whatpc.co.uk/crn/analysis/2211974/light-years-ahead-3879546

[a business opportunity] Digest Number 39179
By thedeb(thedeb)
From: seze_zeynep. 20.1. REAL HOME BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES THAT REALLY PAY From: west_virginia_singles. 21a. AT LEISURE EARN DOLLARS WITH ZERO INVESTMENT From: victordevarajamalar. View All Topics | Create New Topic ...
You Got an iDea ? -
http://yougotanidea.blogspot.com/

The Home Business Of The Future!
By pammuffgn(pammuffgn)
Contracting; 11th; Edinburgh; There are millions of home business opportunities around the world. The success rate is very low. A home base business is eminently appealing. The Prosperity Automated System removes the failure factor. ...
pammuffgn blog -
http://pammuffgn.blogspot.com/

INTERNET JOBS
By nuhman(nuhman)
business opportunities | work from home opportunity | internet ...Business Opportunities. Internet Business from home. Work From Home Opportunities. Making Money on eBay. Franchises That Work. Home Jobs in the UK . ...
INDIA -
http://find-india.blogspot.com/

NOTES ON ALL CRM TOPICS
By vikas049
In today's business environment you don't want to miss ANY opportunities to "meet your numbers." Based on an in-depth study, it has been determined that an increase in customer satisfaction leads to an increase in revenue. ...
ManagementParadise.com : Your... -
http://www.managementparadise.com/forums

Work At Home Business Opportunities Weblog - News, and links for ...
In the internet age, state laws can’t controle foreign based websites and anyone .... Small Business Survival Blog · The Business Opportunities Blog Network ...
For more detail check out:
http://work-at-home.business-opportunities.biz/

Baber 'taking care of business'
Dowagiac Daily News - MI, USA
I moved to Kalamazoo and opened my first business, a gas station on Westnedge. I was up there about five years when I got an opportunity to move back home, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.dowagiacnews.com/articles/2008/03/14/news/dnnews2.txt

IOWA'S 2008 SMALL BUSINESS WEEK AWARD WINNERS
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
A veteran himself, Dave keeps in mind the opportunities that small business ownership can provide to veterans. He provides valuable information and resource ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/Stock%20News/1201555/

Q&A with: Women’s Business Center’s Sharon Drake
New Hampshire Business Review - Manchester,NH,USA
While the organization serves about 1500 women annually, its membership stands at about 300 — a small percentage of the 36000 women-business owners now ...
For more detail check out:
http://nhbr.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080314/PEOPLE/666205534

Staying the Course
Kitchen and Bath Design News - Melville,NY,USA
Some dealers report that the challenge from the Internet ends up motivating them to reposition their business to good effect. “DIY sites drive us crazy ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.kitchenbathdesign.com/print/Kitchen-and-Bath-Design-News/Staying-the-Course/2$4485

Message of RES 2008 summed up with one word
Indian Country Today - Canastota,NY,USA
Under the umbrella theme of ''Partnering to Expand Business Opportunity and Success in Indian Country,'' discussion on diversification was the buzz. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.indiancountry.com/content.cfm?id=1096416834

UCBH Holdings, Inc. Announces Grand Opening of United Commercial ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
... we also project significant growth opportunities in Mainland China from the local small- and medium-sized enterprises doing business with US companies. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20080314005227&newsLang=en

Plans for education center discussed
Salem Times Commoner - IL, USA
The Salem center will also add industrial trade programs to go with business and industry opportunities. Also at the expanded Salem Education Center will be ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.salem-tc.com/news/2008/0314/Front_Page/003.html

A rich free-market legacy - for some
By Rich_Of_Spirit(Rich_Of_Spirit)
The problem is not merely a disparity of wealth, but more fundamentally, an unequal gap of opportunities and market power. The Civil War and big business Prior to the Civil War which began in July 1861, big business had not enjoyed such ...
Thumb Jig -
http://thumbjig.blogspot.com/

Business Opportunities Franchise
By Barrett(Barrett)
Work at Home Jobs, Franchise Opportunities, Internet Business.Offering work at home jobs and internet business opportunities through a wide range of business franchise opportunities. . Keep right on reading and be well informed about ...
business opportunities franchise -
http://makemoneyonline484.blogspot.com/

Book review: “The Bottom Billion” by Paul Collier
By WorldChanging
Many of the nations of the world are genuinely “developing” - as they develop further, they’ll become fully integrated into the global economy and provide more opportunities for their citizens. The problem is a set of nations that ...
PROTEIN® OS - -
http://proteinos.com

Business Opportunities Franchise
By minta(minta)
PWC has done an intriguing job of . Work at Home Jobs, Franchise Opportunities, Internet Business.Offering work at home jobs and internet business opportunities through a wide range of business franchise opportunities. ...
business opportunities franchise -
http://makemoneyonline51225.blogspot.com/

 

 

 

Security tips for home computer users

Hello there!  I'm Matt Chadwick at the business desk.  So many home computer users are constantly having to look over their shoulder when it comes to the matter of security for their computers.  In general, obtaining adequate security for home computers is an extremely expensive matter and often times home computer users have to depend on the reliability of technicians who often times are not what they say they are.  It is a very expensive proposition for home computer users to pay a lot of money to technicians who more often than not do not deliver what they say they can.  In addition, many home computer users either simply do not have the time to do their research or they do not know how to do their research.
Let us help you.  Let us bring you the latest tidbits and headlines so that you do not have to spend precious time searching for it.  This week we have a selection of tidbits and headlines from around the world and we hope that you read them and store them somewhere safe in case you should need them in the future. 
At the business desk, I'm matt Chadwick wishing you a very Happy Easter.
 
Security tips for home computer users
 
Casual Friday: Excel Repels Space Invaders
PC World - USA
And if you have any thoughts, suggestions, or tips for what you'd like to see next week, let us know! You've probably seen your fair share of Excel macros. ...
For more detail check out:
http://blogs.pcworld.com/staffblog/archives/006614.html
 
Arrow-Tip #22 Should You Upgrade to Outlook 2007?
By MistyKhan
Second, I have Office 2007 on my home computer and quite frankly I'm not that impressed. However, now that SP1 has been released its time to give you the pros and cons of upgrading. Credits First, I have to credit Dwight Silverman of ...
Arrow Tips- Brought to you by... -
http://arrow-tips.com 
 
Seminar to offer ways to avoid identity theft
Daytona Beach News-Journal - Daytona Beach,FL,USA
She also encourages people to protect their computer with an up-to-date firewall or security measure to prevent unauthorized access. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/News/Neighbors/DailyJournal/evlDJ03030908.htm
 
How '07 Changes Affect Small Business
Washington Post - United States
Hall offers these tips: Home office deduction: If you didn't claim it before, think of a place in your home that you can set aside as your office. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/07/AR2008030703895.html
 
Activations and machine fingerprint (security dialog) problems
By Chuck Runquist
Make sure that the uninstall process restores your DNS activations for this computer so that when you reinstall DNS on the new hard drive, it doesn't complain that you need a "security code" in order to activate because your machine ...
Speech Computing - Where Speech... -
http://www.speechcomputing.com 
 
How to setup Internet Connections in Ubuntu
By david_steinlage
Here are some tips to keep in mind when setting up your wireless network:. Use WPA encryption if possible, and not WEP. Consider adding MAC address filters to prevent unwanted users from attaching to your router. ...
Dave's Tech Blog -
http://davestechsupport.com/blog 
 
What is Computer Repair Technician?
By PROTEK
In some organizations, computer security specialists may plan, coordinate, and implement the organization's information security. These workers educate users about computer security, install security software, monitor networks for ...
PROTEK Tips - Reviews and News -
http://protekhawaii.blogspot.com/ 
 
Tips combat identity theft (The Columbus Dispatch)
Paul); Identity Theft (Washington Post); Attorney general offers new tool to fight identity theft (WTHR Indianapolis); TSA security flaws exposed users to risk of identity theft (Ars Technica); New York man sentenced for identity theft ...
I Stole Your Identity -
http://istoleyouridentity.net 
 
Compiled Shortcut for Windows
By edzzy
lusrmgr.msc - Local users and groups perfmon.msc - Performance monitor rsop.msc - Resultant set of policies secpol.msc - Local security settings services.msc - Various Services msconfig - System Configuration Utility ...
Mobile Phones and Computer Technology -
http://edzzy.i.ph/blogs/edzzy 
 
Seven Tips to Having a Healthy Computer
By Antonella(Antonella)
But Reaves, the National Director of Computer Troubleshooters, explains that there are certain simple tips everyone could adhere to businesses and individual computer users alike that will keep our computers (and wallets) in tip-top ...
PC COMPUTER REPAIR -
http://pccomputerrepair.blogspot.com/ 
 
2, 4, 6, (IE)8!...I should sleep but links await!
By Claus(Claus)
I think Keypass is the single most useful tool I have at work and home in keeping our accounts secure. I am able to create high-security passwords and manage them all via an encrypted (and portable) database file. ...
Grand Stream Dreams -
http://grandstreamdreams.blogspot.com/ 
 
Your Business Computer is Not Secure
By ttcshelbyville
These are just a few very basic tips. Have someone look at your network set-up. Not your cousin Ed who took a class or setup his own wireless network at home. Call a true professional and ask for a penatration test and a security ...
TTC Shelbyville Success Starts Here -
http://ttcshelbyville.wordpress.com 
 
FTC pamphlet: guide for parent(s) on Internet safety
By Bill Boushka(Bill Boushka)
Nevertheless, the risk is reduced if parents practice good home and auto security, and watch their own credit and financial affairs properly. The practical reality is that many parents don't do this, and that many companies and ...
Bill's Internet Safety Tips -
http://billsinternetsafety.blogspot.com/ 
 
Step-By-Step Hacking Video
By nimble204@yahoo.com (of yuh)
Today's mobile workforce poses significant security challenges to corporations. With workers accessing corporate resources from public wi-fi hotspots, hotels, home wi-fi and broadband networks, etc., the need for a comprehensive mobile ...
http://hilig-pinoy.blogspot.com/ 
 
Tips for Filing Your 2007 Tax Return
Town Hall - Washington,DC,USA
Intuit software TurboTax, Quicken and QuickBooks on sale at Micro Center computer store in Santa Clara, Calif., in this Monday, Feb. 13, 2006 file photo. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.townhall.com/Columnists/CarrieSchwabPomerantz/2008/03/11/tips_for_filing_your_2007_tax_return
 
My Start-up disk is almost full.
By Brendan McKenna
Those who had relocated Users to another partition had problems installing this update. Consequently, we do not recommend moving either your Home or Users folders to a different disk or partition.However, if you want to throw caution to ...
AuburnCom Weblog -
http://auburncom.com/wp 
 
SECURITY5 TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
By Internet Security(Internet Security)
Home users ·Any non-IT person using computers in their office Certification Exam Students will be prepared for EC-Council's Security 5 exam 112-12 on the last day of the class. Course Outline Version 1 Security Fundamentals ...
Internet Security -
http://ithaven.blogspot.com/ 
 
Web, Email, Chat, Password and Childrens Safety
By Paul
Internet Safety Tips; Parental supervision and age-based guidance; Protect with parental controls - How to safeguard your computer; Streetproof your kids for the web; Technology guide for parents. Kids Web Browsers, Web Sites & Search ...
Tech Talk -
http://www.tech-talk.co.uk/forum 
 
PROFNET EXPERT ALERTS: Business & Technology
StreetInsider.com (subscription) - Birmingham,MI,USA
Multiple security systems mean additional layers of security protection for the user. Interesting note: As an overall category, self-prepared online tax ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/PROFNET+EXPERT+ALERTS:+Business+&%3B+Technology/3448245.html
 
Guest Author/PC Security Specialist: Susan Gable
By Helen Brenna(Kathleen Eagle)
(Seriously, there are popups that demand money from computer users before they will return use of the computer to the owner.) Bog things down. Break things. Interfere with the normal use of the computer. 8. Wireless Network Security ...
WTTD -
http://ridingwiththetopdown.blogspot.com/ 
 
Computer Tips [ New Browser Security Tips + Get Rid of Useless ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
For Word 2007 users, you need to click the Sort button found in the Paragraph section on the Home ribbon. If you're using older versions of MS Word, you need to select the Sort choice from the Table menu. ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/ 
 
donna
Security guide to customs-proofing your laptop
CNET News.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
Turning off your computer is especially important for OS X users, at least until Apple patches a security glitch that keeps account passwords in RAM. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news.com/8301-13578_3-9892897-38.html
 
The Best of Lifehacker in Upgrade Your Life [Feature]
"A home PC connected directly to the internet—especially with an always-on broadband connection like cable or DSL—is a prime target for malicious software attacks." Related posts:. How to portscan your computer for security holes ...
TechBlogger -
http://www.techblogger.org 
 
Computer Tips [ Amazing Browser Download + IM Fun On Phones + E ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
PCdefense from Laplink Software aims to differentiate itself from other security programs by including a disaster-recovery tool." California Computer News "PCdefense takes a new approach to protecting PC users and it addresses ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/ 
 
Windows XP Tips and Tricks
By Dinesh(Dinesh)
If you're using XP Professional (sorry, Home Edition users), the Group Policy Editor (Start > Run > gpedit.msc > [Enter]) hides an obscene number of settings that you can use to control your PC. If you're a domain administrator, these ...
Welcome to Desktopglitz -
http://desktopglitz.blogspot.com/ 
 
Episode 02 - Home Business Tips & Tricks - How to generate free ...
By Tristan W. Rineer
Hello, and welcome to the second episode of my Home Business Tips & Tricks series. This episode is part one of my "Free Lead Generation" series. In this episode I will cover free lead generation through the use of Skype. ...
TristanRineer.com -
http://tristanrineer.com 
 
Identity theft: It could happen to you
Helena Daily World - Helena,AR,USA
For tips from the federal government and the technology industry about protecting yourself from Internet fraud and securing your computer, please visit ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.helena-arkansas.com/articles/2008/03/13/news/news1.txt
 
Antivirus Software Suites
By Tim Watson(Tim Watson)
While AVG can not be installed on a server operating system and there is no technical support, it still makes a good choice for many home computer users. The best part is that since it is free, you can try it with no further obligation ...
Down Payment Blues -
http://timothywatson.blogspot.com/ 
 
Computer Tips
By 48103(48103)
Bashir manages this website Networking Tutorials and regularly writes articles on various topics such as Computer Networking, Network Troubleshooting Tips Wireless Networking, Computer hardware, Certifications, How Tos, Network Security ...
44106 -
http://57641.blogspot.com/ 
 
Security guide to customs-proofing your laptop
By Klark Cent(Klark Cent)
Turning off your computer is especially important for OS X users, at least until Apple patches a security glitch that keeps account passwords in RAM. In the default configuration, the account password is the keychain password and yields ...
http://cloudscapedelsol.blogspot.com/ 
 
Computer Tips [ Check For Secure Sites + Decipher Error Messages + ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
Most computer users search for the error on the Web with their favorite search engine. However, that means you have to copy down the entire error message and then go off and search for it. Well, not anymore! Today, I'm going to show you ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/ 
 
Macro Recorder - A Task Automation Tool For Everyone
By scoobydoo
... security features available; ability to batch process and batch script. In conclusion, macro recorders are not only for advanced computer users, but also for any PC users in general. For those at home, using a PC as a pass time, ...
ScoobyDoo -
http://incublogger.com/scoobydoo 
 
As Two Worms Multiply, CERT Releases Security Tips for Home ...
As Two Worms Multiply, CERT Releases Security Tips for Home-Computer Users. A Web Exclusive from Windows IT Security Mark Joseph Edwards ...
For more detail check out:
http://windowsitpro.com/article/articleid/21929/as-two-worms-multiply-cert-releases-security-tips-for-home-computer-users.html
 

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

News on stress, anxiety, and depression

Good morning!  I'm Kerry J Harrison at the business desk.  How many of you take a mental health day off whenever you get mentally tired?  When was the last time you did so?  How many of you wish that you can take a mental health day off but you either are unable to do so because your manager won't let you or you can't spare the time?
Stress, anxiety and depression are on the rise and we have to act now if we have any hope of saving ourselves and our minds from these three monsters.  Where ever you look stress, anxiety, and depression are present.  Almost everyone in the workplace these days is stressed out about something or other and in the home it is not much different.  I know, it is very difficult to spend the time to research these three topics and this is why we want to help.  We want to help you deal with stress, anxiety, and depression before it is too late and this week our suite of tidbits and headlines are the latest for you to review.  We have collected a sample of the latest news from around the world.  Please take a few minutes and review them.  It won't hurt you and it will definitely save you a lot of time, and above all a lot of grief.  Remember, one cannot be productive unless their mind is healthy.
At the business desk, I'm Kerry J Harrison wishing you a pleasant day.
 
News on stress, anxiety, and depression
 
Creating HAPPY Hearts in Chelsea and Revere
WebWire (press release) - Atlanta,GA,USA
Women will also be offered stress reductions classes in yoga, tai chi, relaxation response, and individual and group support for anxiety and depression. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=60618
 
Causes Of Anxiety Attacks – Treating Anxiety Attacks
Los Angeles Chronicle - CA, USA
A low self-confidence and a pessimistic attitude towards life can make someone more prone towards depression and from there it can easily go to anxiety ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.losangeleschronicle.com/articles/54543
 
Benefits of Meditation to Prevent Stress
Los Angeles Chronicle - CA, USA
Both these chemicals are a buy product of stress. 4. Improves skin resistance which lowers with higher stress and anxiety 5. Helps reduce high cholesterol ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.losangeleschronicle.com/articles/54497
 
Senior Adult Program helps folks deal with depression
Manhattan Mercury - Manhattan,KS,USA
The purpose of the Senior Adult Program is to help individuals learn about and cope with depression, anxiety, grief and loss and other mental health issues, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.themercury.com/community/article.aspx?articleId=6cdb724b2d4d4967b19300f5b0833ff0
 
Depression and Anxiety Linked with Unhealthy Behaviors
By Rick Nauert, Ph.D.
The survey asked respondents if they were currently depressed or had ever had a diagnosis of depression or anxiety. Other questions addressed smoking habits, weight, physical activity and alcohol consumption. ...
Psych Central News » Psychology -
http://psychcentral.com/news
 
Depression
By Luckyv2(Luckyv2)
Occasionally, when depression causes physical symptoms (things like headaches or other stress-related problems), a person may see a doctor. Once in a while, even a well-meaning doctor may not realize a person is depressed, ...
Sober Designers -
http://soberdesigners.blogspot.com/
 
Depression: Theory or fact?
By marissa_miller
UPI has an article on a study which finds that the media presents depression's "chemical imbalance" as a fact instead of a theory. According to Jeffrey Lacasse and Jonathan Leo, the DSM says "the cause of depression and anxiety is ...
depression introspection -
http://deepintro.typepad.com/depression_introspection/
 
Excuses
By womanenough
That's also when I became consumed by the anxiety and depression that have been nipping at my heels my whole life, although shoved into a far corner of my mind. There is nothing more inconvenient than being sad when you are working so ...
Woman Enough -
http://womanenough.wordpress.com
 
There is always one person on the Dover bus that is about 50 years ...
By Basiorana(Basiorana)
I know nothing about her except what the internet can tell me, which is that she can prescribe medication, but also provide therapy, that she works with people who have depression and anxiety, and that she does Cognitive Behavioral ...
Lacuna Liliae -
http://frogkissersmusings.blogspot.com/
 
The Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health
About - News & Issues - New York,NY,USA
The mental health consequences of domestic violence include depression, anxiety disorders (eg, post-traumatic stress disorder), suicide, eating disorders, ...
For more detail check out:
http://mentalhealth.about.com/library/sg/chapter4/blsec1_1.htm
 
Connection Between Abuse & Mental Illness
By evanlee21
The affects of abuse on a victim can create a variety of problems from low self esteem, depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress, destructive behavior (eating disorder, promiscuity, addiction, self injury), sleep disorder and phobias. ...
Parenting Abused Children: Hope,... -
http://parentingabusedkids.wordpress.com
 
Exercise Increases Survival Rates
By salnix
Exercise can improve mood which can help battle the depression, stress and anxiety that often accompany diagnosis and treatment. Yoga is a great way to get moving even in the comfort of your own home. Consult with your doctor about the ...
What Kind of World Do You Want? -
http://sallynix.wordpress.com
 
News - Stress at work makes men ill
"If you are drinking alcohol every night as a coping mechanism for stress it will really creep up on you until it starts causing other problems including anxiety, depression as well as other health conditions." ...
Impotence drug featured news. -
http://impotencedrug.e4god.com/blogs
 
my first and worst panic attacks
By finding meaning(finding meaning)
the more my mom had to deal with her own anxiety, the more my parents came to understand mine. after several tries at therapy i finally found a psychiatrist that understood me. she diagnosed me, treated me, and i still see her on an as ...
fighting anxiety & depression -
http://thesecretpartofme.blogspot.com/
 
The Psychological Costs of the Gaza Siege
By cakapaje(cakapaje)
"Psychologists are reporting that the continuous stress has resulted in a number of psychological conditions and has led some members of the community to suffer an unstable state of mind, making them easy targets for depression and ...
News You May Have Missed -
http://newsyoumavemissed.blogspot.com/
 
Good reasons to get up and go
The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
Researchers also concluded that a brisk walk reduced withdrawal symptoms, including stress, anxiety and poor concentration. The study leader, Dr Adrian ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.2105374.0.Good_reasons_to_get_up_and_go.php
 
Handling stress adds to life
Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA
... 10-Minute Guide to Stress Management" (MacMillan, 2000), author Jeff Davidson identifies some of the symptoms: anger, irritability, anxiety, depression, ...
For more detail check out:
http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=670463&category=BUSINESS&newsdate=3/9/2008
 
Real Stories, Real Recoveries, Stealth Marketing?
By t171207count500334
Prescription Paxil CR TM (paroxetine HCl) Controlled-Release Tablets is the first and only controlled-release SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) indicated for social anxiety disorder, depression, panic disorder and ...
http://t171207count500334.wordpress.com
 
News article on pharmaceutical drugs in water supply, and response ...
By Aaron
_Anti-epileptic and anti-anxiety medications were detected in a portion of the treated drinking water for 18.5 million people in Southern California. _Researchers at the US Geological Survey analyzed a Passaic Valley Water Commission ...
Tribe.net: Herbal Medicine -
http://herbalmedicine.tribe.net
 
Chapter 4: Depression
Although stress, anxiety, and depression can sometimes be mixed together, depression is the most worrying of these conditions. Severe depression is a serious illness. If you think that you, or someone that you care for may be suffering ...
China Australia Consult -
http://brianpsych1.spaces.live.com/
 
Female Sexual Problems
By gelver
erectile dysfunction pill drugs, can affect sexual desire and function. Psychological causes: These include work-related stress and anxiety, concern about sexual performance, marital or relationship problems, depression, ...
Ed medicine current news. -
http://edmedicine1.webcristiano.org
 
Depression Screening - A Cruel Fraud; Exposing "National ...
By anita8706
Richard Hughes and Robert Brewin, authors of The Tranquilizing of America, warned that although psychotropic drugs may appear to 'take the edge off' anxiety, pain, and stress, they also take the edge off life itself…these pills not only ...
anita -
http://anita8706.tiltblog.se
 
Cases without borders psychotherapy for all: an experiment
 New York Times - United States
Public health officials say that poverty can lead to alcoholism, domestic abuse and stress, all contributors to depression and anxiety. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/11/health/11psych.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&oref=slogin&ref=world&adxnnlx=1205234927-Epn4zgf+iG5sMrY+JweR8g
 
New research suggests bullying at work can have big implications ...
ABC News - USA
Hershcovis also found that employees who experience bullying reported more stress, anxiety and depression than their sexually harassed counterparts. ...
For more detail check out:
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/story?id=4410909&page=1
 
Linda Lewis Griffith: Panic management
San Luis Obispo Tribune - San Luis Obispo,CA,USA
... panic attacks or related emotional disorders, such as depression or generalized anxiety. Panic attacks are also linked to acute episodes of stress. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/151/story/300217.html
 
Tackle trauma before it throttles you
Health24.com - Cape Town,South Africa
... criteria of any one of the depressive or anxiety related disorders. Particularly relevant is a complex disorder known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.health24.com/mind/Anxiety/1284-1295,18018.asp
 
You Know Far Less About Your Teen Daughter Than You Think
NewsBlaze - Folsom,CA,USA
It is hardly shocking that teenage girls today suffer significant anxiety and stress, but according to a recently released poll commissioned by the cable ...
For more detail check out:
http://newsblaze.com/story/20080310084620tsop.nb/newsblaze/TOPSTORY/Top-Stories.html
 
Change is hard
By healthykitty
The big stress in our home at this time is not on the list. My eldest has undergone a HUGE change. A loose tooth was discovered in the week, and has since fallen out. Thankfully the falling out process took days. The tears and anxiety ...
Growing While Shrinking -
http://growingwhileshrinking.wordpress.com
 
drugs in your water!
By lilpunk
I bet that at least one of the six pharmaceuticals found in the Washington DC area contains some sort anti-anxiety or anti-depression drugs. How else do you explain the hordes of overly optimistic DCers who dutifully descend on the ...
Taking a break -
http://hydeparkblues.wordpress.com
 
Aromatherapy Scent
By admin
Some healing are bergamot used for healing anxiety, tension and stress. Lavender used for healing stress, hypertension and depression. Geranium used for healing depression, PMS and swelling of nerves.To select an aromatherapy scent, ...
Medical,Health News and Articles -
http://03530.com
 
 
 
Secrets of living a long life
Monitor - McAllen,TX,USA
It helps reduce stress and depression. l Close friendships are important. According to Shelley Taylor, a researcher at the University of California at Los ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.themonitor.com/opinion/stress_9825___article.html/life_people.html
 
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy May Help Adult Anxiety Disorders ...
DG News - USA
Dichotomous measures reflecting treatment response and continuous measures of depression severity were also collected. Data were extracted separately for ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.docguide.com/news/content.nsf/news/852571020057CCF6852574090051B707
 
Wigged Out: Americans are under more stress, and it's making them sick
Winston-Salem Journal - Winston-Salem,NC,USA
Medication can help for anxiety disorders or depression, which can occur when stress leads people to feel hopeless and out of control. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ/MGArticle/WSJ_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173354916555
 
Good Reasons to Laugh for No Reason
Kansas City infoZine - Kansas City,MO,USA
Laughter can help dump depression and anxiety - The stress and strain of modern life takes a heavy toll on the human mind and body. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/27420/
 
After School Activities
By newsanchormom.com(newsanchormom.com)
That could lead to childhood anxiety and childhood depression. Kids quickly run out of resources. Often kids try to fix the situation on their own and when that doesn't work they just give up. Their grades suffer." ...
NEWS ANCHOR MOM: child health,... -
http://newsanchormom.blogspot.com/
 
News - Stress at work makes men ill
"If you are drinking alcohol every night as a coping mechanism for stress it will really creep up on you until it starts causing other problems including anxiety, depression as well as other health alcohol impotence." ...
Over the counter impotence medication. -
http://overthecounter8.planet-wow.net/
 
How Acupuncture Portland Clinics Are Proving Their Worth
By admin
They are specialized acupuncture therapy for women's health, fertility and infertility support, pregnancy, menstrual irregularities, post partum support, anxiety, menopause, depression, sleep disorders, digestive disorders and stress. ...
Medical,Health News and Articles -
http://03530.com

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Important answers to your questions

Top of the morning everyone!  I'm Donna J Jodhan at the business desk and I am delighted to be here with you to open up our e-bag.  This week I am going to do something a  bit different and that is:  I am going to print a response to one of our articles awhile back where we discussed the topic of long distance companies not giving the full picture when they advertise their services.  In so many words, a bit of false advertising.  We have received hundreds of responses on this topic but this email that we received aptly sums up the general feeling out there.  So, I will print this response first  before continuing on.  Thank you anonymous for your email.
Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Those problematic call centers in India":

I so agree with this article. Just now, I use pennytalk to call my family in Europe. Over and over I get charged a connection fee without ever talking to someone. If I try to contact the customer service line I am either placed on hold forever or, I get someone who cannot even understand my phone number properly. Congress needs to do something about these companies. It is time we all stop using phone companies that route their calls through India. I will start using the internet phone companies either Skype.com or VoipStund.com which also gives you lots of free minutes. Everybody should know about these websites and with VoipStund you can even connect your call from your landline through your computer.

Posted by Anonymous to UntappedWealth.com - From the Business Desk 
 
Question from Kevin Street:  What are your thoughts about services for seniors?  I mean, do you think that companies are doing enough to cater to their needs?
Answer:  Kevin, I do and I don't and I will explain.  So many times when I go shopping I happen to see seniors and persons who are disabled in some way asking for help at the service desk and more often than not, these consumers are made to wait and wait for service.  Sometimes you get a smart customer service rep who goes out of their way to help but for the most part I do not see it and what concerns me is that our population is a rapidly aging one but the majority of the companies out there still don't seem to realize this.  I would like to see more and more companies pay more attention to servicing the needs of seniors and consumers with special needs and if they fail to do so then some sort of legislation should be passed to penalize them if they fail to comply.  The travel industry has been hammered over the past year with lawsuits from various organizations representing persons with disabilities and I hope that this serves to be a wake-up call.  In addition, Target has been in the news within the last few months for not making their websites more accessible to persons with special needs.  The time has come for all companies to realize that they really do not have any choice in the matter.
 
Question from Nancy Francona:  I work for a large company and I agree with them resourcing their call centers to India.  What gives you the right to criticize them?
Answer:  Nancy,  I do believe that it is anyone's right to criticize this and I as a special needs consultant who is blind is in a good position to impart some very important truths to our readers.  True it is that many large corporations are telling the rest of the world that they have a legitimate right to outsource their call centers to India in order to reduce their overhead costs and this is true but there is another important side to this coin.  By outsourcing their call centers to India, companies have effectively taken away jobs from hundreds of thousands of North Americans who have depended on these jobs to do such things as:  Supplement their incomes, make incomes in fields where high degrees of technical skill are not needed, work at jobs that allow them flexibility, work at jobs where barriers are not as difficult because of their respective disabilities.  True it is that these companies are helping themselves but in doing so they have dealt a huge blow to our economy and in addition, they are now employing call center reps who are not able to provide adequate service in English because their first language is not English.  They have difficulty speaking English, they have difficulty understanding English, and most of the companies who have relocated their call centers to India seem to have forgotten to train their new workers in the areas of phone courtesy, product knowledge, and service savvy.  So at the end of the day, who is the winner?  Maybe these large corporations but certainly not the average North American consumer.
 
Question from Aldo Marino:  Donna, as an author of several books, can you tell us what sort of pitfalls we should try to avoid if we are thinking of writing a book?
Answer:  Aldo, Here are my handful of tips for what they are worth:
Choose a topic that you are knowledgeable on.  Choose a topic that you feel that others would like to read about.  Choose which type of consumers you would like to sell your book to.  Choose a market that is real, has real demand, and has real consumers.  Decide which type of book you would like to produce; i.e an e book or a hard copy book.  Do your research when choosing the publisher that you choose.  There are hundreds of online publishers out there just waiting to offer you their services but there is one important thing to know about these types of publishers:  They do not help you with the marketing of your book.  They take your money, slap a book together for you in their format which is often less than satisfactory, and they offer you all kinds of so-call marketing packages which are often nothing but ploys to get you to spend more money.  Many experts would tell you that these online publishers are just lazy companies after a quick buck.  In essence, they are only print on demand companies and they take most of your revenues leaving you with precious little profit at the end of the day.  If you want to print a hard copy, then there is much more work for you to think about.
 
Question from Greg Frank:  What advice can you give to someone who is being bullied in the workplace?
Answer:  Greg,bullying is becoming more and more of an issue in the workplace and the quickest piece of advice that I can give to anyone is to report it to your manager.  That is, if you have not already done so.  You may first want to start with talking to the one that is bullying you and see if this helps and if it does not then go to your manager.  If this does not help, then go to your HR manager.  Bullying is a very serious matter and as I said before, a growing problem not only in the workplace but also in the schoolyard.
 
I am out of time for this week but please keep your questions coming.
At the business desk, I'm Donna J Jodhan wishing you a great day.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Health and investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers

Good day everyone!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk and today I would like to shine the light on news for retirees and aging baby boomers.  We know how difficult it is for you to find the latest headlines and tidbits that pertain directly to your health and investments.  Let us do it for you!  Let us help you to stay in touch! 
We have spent time to gather the following tidbits and headlines for you and we hope that you find them useful.
At the business desk, I'm Jeff N Marquis wishing you a pleasant and happy ST. Patrick's day.
 
Health and investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers
 
Hillary Clinton: The First Lady Candidate for US President
By DreamRetirement
At the end of October, Clinton suffered what writers for The Washington Post, ABC News, The Politico, and other outlets characterized as a rare poor debate performance against Obama, Edwards, and her other opponents. ...
http://www.millionbabyboomers.com/baby_boomers_blog/ 
 
Landing a job is hard in tough economic times, but persistence is ...
Modesto Bee - Modesto,CA,USA
Job tips may come from unexpected sources, such as neighbors, church members, parents of your children's classmates or a workout buddy at the gym. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.modbee.com/business/story/234341.html
 
Tips for Filing Your 2007 Tax Return
Town Hall - Washington,DC,USA
Intuit software TurboTax, Quicken and QuickBooks on sale at Micro Center computer store in Santa Clara, Calif., in this Monday, Feb. 13, 2006 file photo. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.townhall.com/
 
StoneGate Senior Care expands presence with two new centers
Journal Record (subscription) - Oklahoma City,OK,USA
"The leading edge of baby boomers is just starting to hit retirement age," Taylor said. That makes new construction valuable, since most existing facilities ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.journalrecord.com/article.cfm?recid=86957
 
Senior Citizens News and Information Daily On The Web at ...
Senior Citizens information and news for Senior Citizens and Baby Boomers on the Web. Covers aging, health, fitness, politics, Medicare, Social Security and ...
For more detail check out:
http://seniorjournal.com/
 
Scam artists are relentless when targeting senior citizens
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
Aware that the baby boomer generation is aging, the state Attorney General's Office started a senior/vulnerable unit in 2005. It also teamed up with AARP ...
For more detail check out:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/354645_seniorscams12.html
 
Former mayor of Lansing talks at breakfast
Livingston Daily - Livingston,MI,USA
The present and future health-care needs of the 77 million baby boomers nearing retirement may be a challenge in terms of funding Social Security, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.dailypressandargus.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080312/NEWS01/803120307/1002
 
Aging baby boomers will drive health-care innovation | InfoWorld ...
May 13, 2005 ... Aging baby boomers will drive health-care innovation. Products will be developed to serve the "geezer boom". By Johan Bostrom, IDG News ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/05/13/HNboomershealth_1.html
 
Three things baby boomers won't tell you - InvestmentNews
Jul 23, 2007 ... Health is the second factor most affecting retirement income needs, ... faces an interesting conflict driven by the aging boomer population: ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070723/FREE/70720003/1011
 
The Real 50 Trillion National Debt Exposed
By EuroYank(EuroYank)
The bigger issue is how well America's fiscal health will hold up under the strain of costs associated with baby boomer retirements, which begin in just a few years. Taxes would have to be raised 50 percent to cover entitlement costs, ...
EuroYank NEW WORLD ORDER REPORTS -
http://euroyank.blogspot.com/ 
 
 

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Important news about cell phones

Hello there, we at the business desk would like to publish an article of interest.  Please read it as it could have very important implications for all those who are heavy users of cell phones.
Have a great weekend.
 
U.S. doctor links radio waves from cell phone towers to cancer, Alzheimer's,
senility, dementia, Parkinson's and Autism
by Dr. Joseph Mercola
Globe and Mail, February 11, 2008
 
Unless you live in some unbelievably remote location, the odds are high that
you're being bombarded with information-carrying radio waves that can wreak
havoc on your body.
 
These radio waves have increased dramatically and exponentially over the
last few years -- especially from cell phones, but also from WiFi, WiMax,
BlueTooth, and other wireless devices. For most people, the damage from this 24-7
exposure will take years or even decades to surface since there is a lag time of five to
20 years for The health effects to become clinically apparent.
 
For those unfortunate people in London, England, who were living directly
below a major cell phone mast, the damage became apparent, sometime between
the mast's Construction in 1994 and the beginning of the resident's campaign to have
the mast removed in 2002.
 
You may not realize that you are likely living closer to a cell phone tower
Than you think. Cell "sites" can look like antennas or huge towers, but they
can Also be quite camouflaged. They exist on many schools, churches, firehouses,
Cemeteries and even in national parks. If you're wondering why a school or
park would want a cell site on their grounds, it's because the cell phone companies pay
to have them there, with fees that can range upwards of $2,000 a month.
 
While there are already more than 175,000 cell towers in the United States
(there is approximately 8,000 cell phone towers in Canada), this number is
expected to increase by 48 percent to 260,000 by 2010, according to CTIA (the
International Association for the Wireless Telecommunications Industry).
 
If you want to know just how close you are to a cell phone tower or antenna,
Simply type your location into AntennaSearch.com. It will tell you all of
the towers (existing and future) and antennas that are within about ten
kilometres of your address!
 
Why are Increasing Cell Phone Towers so Concerning?
What most people, including experts, fail to understand is that the danger
from land-based portable phones, cell phones and WiFi routers is not from
the magnetic Radiation or the microwave carrier wave from which typical SAR ratings are
given on phones. Unless you have massive exposures like you might expect in a
microwave oven, These thermal effects are insignificant.
 
Nearly all the biological damage comes from the modulated signals that are
Carried ON the carrier microwave. These modulated information-carrying radio
waves Resonate in biological frequencies of a few to a few hundred cycles per
second, and can stimulate your vibrational cellular receptors causing a whole cascade of
pathological Consequences that can culminate in fatigue, anxiety and ultimately cancers.
 
Again, this is a very serious concern because, unless you live in an
isolated rural setting, you are probably being exposed to these radio-waves
day-in and day-out -- whether or not you even own or use a cell phone.
 
Numerous studies have linked exposure to information-carrying radio waves to
Health problems, but you may not realize that your symptoms are related to
these radio frequencies because they could easily be attributed to other causes as
well.
 
Aside from cancer and brain tumours, cells phones and other radio
frequencies can cause:
-- Alzheimer's, senility and dementia
-- Parkinson's
-- Autism
-- Headaches
-- Sleep disruptions and fatigue
-- Altered memory function, poor concentration and spatial awareness
 
Can You Hear Me Now?
 
The Truth the Cell Phone Industry Doesn't Want You to
Hear One of the world's undisputed experts in cell phone safety is Dr.
George Carlo, and I had the privilege of spending two full days with him in October
2007.
I was so compelled with the information I heard that my next book, slated
for release in 2009, will detail the reasons why I believe using cell phones
is far more Dangerous than smoking cigarettes ever was.
 
In the 1990s, Dr. Carlo was given a $28-million grant from the cell phone
Industry to put an end to the talk that cell phones were hazardous to your
health.
Unfortunately, what he found was not what he'd been paid to find. Instead,
he discovered that they DO, in fact, cause damage.
 
The cell phone industry offered him a position for $1 million a year to
silence him, but he refused, and started a non-profit institute called The
Safe Wireless Initiative to inform the world of this danger instead. I highly recommend
you check out His site as he has compiled excellent resources on interventions you can use
to Maximize your health and minimize your risks.
 
I also tried to spread the word about the dangers of cell phones via a
Today Show interview I did last year. Well, they only aired four seconds of
my 20-minute interview, completely censoring the supporting evidence that cell
phones can cause damage.
 
Tips to Limit Your Damage from Information-Carrying Radio Waves
There quite simply is no safe biological threshold for exposure to
information-carrying radio waves, and there is, quite honestly, little you
can do to avoid them 100 percent. But you can reduce your, and your family's, exposure by taking
the following Common sense precautions:
Limit the amount of time you spend on a cell phone or cordless phone.
Use a wired headset to limit your exposure to the cell phone -- ideally, an
air tube headset that conducts sound but prevents any radiation from
traveling up the Wire to your brain. Also make sure the wire is SHIELDED,
which prevents the wire from acting as an antenna that could attract more
information-carrying radio waves directly to your brain. Wireless BlueTooth
headsets should be avoided.
 
Limit your exposure to WiFi routers. Find out where they are located in your
Work environment and stay away from them.
 
If you have any land-based (non-cellular) portable phones, do NOT use
anything other than the 900 MHz phones as the Gigahertz phones stay on
continuously, blasting you with information-carrying radio waves 24/7.
 
Use the speakerphone instead of putting the phone to your ear; this is
probably one of the single most important steps you can take other than not
using your cell phone.
 
Limit calls inside buildings. Use the phone in open spaces as often as
possible.
Limit use by children and preadolescents, or don't let them use cell phones
at all.
 
Children's developing nervous systems and thinner skulls are simply too
Vulnerable to cell phone damage.
 
Dr. Joseph Mercola, is a physician, health activist, and entrepreneur
Practicing near Chicago. He is the author of two New York Times<.i>
best-sellers, The No-Grain Diet co-authored with Alison Rose Levy, and
The Great Bird Flu Hoax, together with several other books. He is the
founder and editor of Mercola.com.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Home business opportunities, small business opportunities and internet business opportunities plus more

Hi everyone!  I'm Heather DeMarco at the business desk and I am going to end the week for a call for you to look carefully at the growing number of opportunities that are just ballooning in the home business, small business, and Internet business arenas.  I know how difficult it is for you to do your own research let alone spend the time to do it and so we are going to give you a flying headstart.  Please take a few minutes to review our tidbits and headlines for this week but before you do so take a moment to check out our Amazon picks of the week.
At the business desk, I'm Heather DeMarco wishing you a pleasant weekend.
 
Amazon picks of the week:

50 American heros every kid should meet

By Dennis Denenberg

A truly refreshing book that is worth the reading.  It should be read by both parents and kids.  This author does a fantastic job.  This book gives hope to all.

 

The small business owner's manual

By Joe Kennedy

Mr Kennedy does an artful job of holding the reader's interest and it is a good resource for any small business owner.  We need more books like this to help our small business economy.

 

 Home business opportunities, Internet business opportunities, small business opportunities, business opportunities in Asia

Baby Boomers - Blog Toplist
Retiring Baby Boomers Consider Home-Based Business Opportunity With CBmall .... with the best intentions of adult children trying to help aging parents. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.blogtoplist.com/rss/baby-boomers.html

Learn how to find those home businesses that can bring you both financial and personal satisffaction.
Learn how to work smarter and not harder... -
http://www.untappedwealth.com/business-strategies.html

Showcase Technology Stock, Geeks On Call Holdings (OTCBB: GOCH ...
CNNMoney.com - USA
Geeks On Call Holdings, Inc. Provides On-Site Computer Service and Solutions to Small Business and Residential Markets www. ...
For more detail check out:
http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/marketwire/0371207.htm

Dialogue: Strauss Zelnick
Hollywood Reporter - United States
And any kind of business opportunity related to knowing who individual members of your audience are, having a direct relationship with them and creating a ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3ic8069f8098734cd4114207409c91af15?imw=Y

IiNet targets home office
NEWS.com.au - Australia
AUSTRALIA'S third-largest internet service provider has announced plans to boost its focus on the "neglected" small business and home office sectors, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.australianit.news.com.au/story/0,24897,23322653-15306,00.html

How mums juggle kids and a business
Norwich Evening News - Norwich,England,UK
One way forward, she said, is to start off at a small level, and build the business when the children are older and need less attention. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/content/features/business/story.aspx?brand=ENOnline&category=Business&tBrand=ENOnline&tCategory=Business&itemid=NOED05%20Mar%202008%2012%3A10%3A14%3A400

South Africa ripe for Black business growth potential
Chicago Defender - IL, United States
"If business people think they have a marketable product or service, find a joint venture partner in the new market. There is a wealth of opportunities for ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.chicagodefender.com/view.php?I=509

Current BioData set to create 45 new jobs
ic Wales - United Kingdom
They developed Current Drugs from a small start up into an internationally recognised business that was eventually acquired in a multi-million-dollar deal ...
For more detail check out:

[a business opportunity] Digest Number 39064
By thedeb(thedeb)
REAL HOME BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES THAT REALLY PAY From: rice_recipes. 6a. Leaders Wanted! Coaches Wanted From: Sally Griffin. 7a. Post a Free Advert From: Bob Batten. 8a. Free Software Free Ebooks From: Guido Nussbaum ...
You Got an iDea ? -
http://yougotanidea.blogspot.com/

Day Six: Write the proposal
By Dipity(Dipity)
(I wrote a book called Making the Internet Work for Your Business, which is about setting up a small business online (1998, Allen & Unwin)). Also, it's appropriate to promote a book about selling in the age of the Internet on the ...
Online Wealth with eBooks & More -
http://onlinewealthebooks.blogspot.com/

Young regional women keen on start-ups: Westpac survey
WA Business News (subscription) - Northbridge,Western Australia,Australia
"Men believe that if they have a good business, cash flow will take care of itself," Ms Riemer said. "Generally, women in small business plan more ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.wabusinessnews.com.au/en-story/1/61328/Young-regional-women-keen-on-start-ups-Westpac-survey

AA1 - High Yield Cash Flow Businesses - Fast ROI Investments
small business ideas & opportunities · easy internet home based business opportunities ... Starting small business opportunities and make money online. ...
For more detail check out:
http://l.webring.com/hub?ring=1workfromhomebus

 


 

 

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Security tips for home computer users

Hey there!  I'm Alix Shadonnay at the business desk.  Today I would like to shine the spotlight on security for your home computer.  With more and more hackers and cyber pirates coming out of the woodwork to cause havoc for us all, we believe that it is very important for you to be aware of them and how to keep yourselves and your computers safe from them and their schemes and viruses.
We also know how hard it is for you to keep up with the latest viruses, bugs, hackers, and much more.  So, we are doing our part to help you.  Please review this week's collection of security tips for home computer users and while you are reading them, there's one idea that I would like to leave with you.  Why not think about setting up a business that would offer home computer security services?  Just a thought.
I'm Alix shadonnay at the business desk wishing you a great day.
 
Security tips for home computer users
 
The risks of Wi-Fi
Bend Bulletin (subscription) - Bend,OR,USA
For tips on Internet security: www.onguardonline.gov. WEP, which stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy, works, but it's an outdated standard that is easily ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.bendbulletin.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080228/NEWS0107/802280359
 
Help in a power outage
Milford Daily News - MA, USA
... a computer, a microwave, a garage circuit (to operate an automatic door opener) and a security system. You may also opt to include a home office, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.milforddailynews.com/lifestyle/x1031223964
 
Safety in cyberspace
BCLocalNews - Victoria,BC,Canada
Horton provided many other tips and resources, most of which are listed on the Safe OnLine Outreach Society site: www. safeonlineoutreach.com. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.bclocalnews.com/lifestyles/16026817.html
 
How to access Mac files on a Windows PC
By akishore
Click on Start, then Run and type in the IP address or computer name shown above:. run command. Now you'll get a dialog box where you have to enter the username and password for your Mac user account that is being shared. ...
Online Tech Tips -
http://www.online-tech-tips.com 
 
Some softwares….
By admin
Symantec tamper protection guards against unauthorized antivirus access and attacks, protecting users from viruses that attempt to disable security measures.* Integrated Web-based graphical reporting. ...
iduadabillie -
http://iduadabillie.stmhost.com 
 
Computer Tips [ Important Flash Drive Info + Control Security ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
If you missed out, this is one program no Windows XP user should be without! Read on - see what all the excitement is about! The Best Way To Optimize Your XP Computer! On Sale - Today Only - $8.97! Crank Up The Speed! ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/ 
 
Installing Windows XP
By krishana(krishana)
found in the Professional Edition, but it does support networking for use in a home network. All users have the same permissions, so every person using the Home Edition can install software and access all files on the computer. ...
SMS and Sayari and Indian SMS -
http://indiansayari.blogspot.com/ 
 
Q&A with Jeff Euston of Cot's Contracts
By dchase
Players coming over from Japan routinely get a big package of perks now: flights to and from Japan, translators, massage therapists, a housing allowance. Several veterans have hotel suites on the road written in to their deals. ...
Brock for Broglio -
http://www.brockforbroglio.com 
 
Tips and Tricks
By magakos(magakos)
Start the Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc); Go to Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Security Settings / Local Policies / Security Options; Scroll down to Interactive logon: Do not display last user name; Set it to Enable ...
Tips and Hacks -
http://tipsandhakcs.blogspot.com/ 
 
News - Attacked from cyber-space
It's thought there could be around 200000 malicious computer programmes on the net. The vast majority of attacks are directed at home computer users, according to the security software firm Symantec. ...
http://my.vipublog.com/datingadvices 
 
5999 Tutorials - $5.99
By DP Konvict
Computer Chrime - Current Practices, Problems and Proposed So Computer eMail and Privacy Computer Hackers News Articles Computer Matinence Computer Rights vs First and Forth Amentment Right Computer Security Computer Security_2 ...
Webmaster-Marketplace -
http://www.webmaster-marketplace.net 
 
Spring Cleaning Identity Theft Tips
WYTV - Youngstown,OH,USA
"Thieves can get ahold of your personal and financial information in several ways, including lost or stolen wallets, pilfered mail computer viruses, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.wytv.com/news/hot/16038542.html
 
Flying with laptop can be easy, safe
commercialappeal.com (subscription) - Memphis,TN,USA
If you're taking your laptop on an airplane, there are some steps you should take to keep your computer safe. Here are 10 tips from Luke M. Ford, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2008/feb/29/flying-with-laptop-can-be-easy-safe/
 
Terry's Computer Tips newsletters March 2nd
My Computer Security Software Recommendations Want to know which Antivirus program I recommend? Which firewall program? Which Antispyware program? Which Antispam? Or, which router for your home network? * Upgrading to Windows XP ...
http://www.terryscomputertips.com/feed.xml 
 
Multi Layered Security = Multi Layered Success
By johndball
EFS must be enabled on your Windows XP Professional machine (sorry home users, I don't believe EFS is an option for you folks) and the user must select which folders are to be encrypted with EFS. This can be done by right-clicking the ...
helping you stay protected in... -
http://johndball.blaize.net 
 
[Conspiracy-Theory] Does Windows Vista spy?
By Your Great Valueble Blogs(Your Great Valueble Blogs)
A forum user switched to Windows Vista a month ago and actually had some good luck with it. He began noticing latency on his home network connection. He used port sniffing software and networking tools to see what was going on. ...
INSURANCE TIPS AND TRIKS -
http://insurance-list-tips.blogspot.com/ 
 
Information On eBay User Tools
By Aaron Joslin(Aaron Joslin)
PDF Labelling and Stamping Tool Rebrands Your PDF and Creates a Viral Avalanche. Edit PDF properties, Add security settings, images, stamp watermarks, more. More Information about eBay MAKE MONEY w/ AFFILIATE PROGRAMS~WORK FROM HOME ...
eBay Sellers Online Blog -
http://affiliate-zone.net/ebay-sellers-online/ 
 
Tax-Time Tips To Prevent Identity Theft
HULIQ - Hickory,NC,USA
Most importantly, Identity Finder helps users securely shred or encrypt the data. It is available in Home, Professional and Enterprise editions. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.huliq.com/52429/taxtime-tips-prevent-identity-theft
 
How To Use Dos For Hacking
By sneha
If you are a home user, and you are connecting a Win95 computer to the Internet via some dial-up method, disable sharing. If you must share, use a strong password...8 characters minimum, a mix of upper and lower case letters and numbers ...
Google Digital Tips -
http://onwebsite.blogspot.com/ 
 
10 Tips for Wireless Home Network Security
By Ryan S.(Ryan S.)
Connecting to an open Wi-Fi network such as a free wireless hotspot or your neighbor's router exposes your computer to security risks. Although not normally enabled, most computers have a setting available allowing these connections to ...
Same Ole Guy's Blog -
http://sameoleguy.blogspot.com/ 
 
The New Friday Notes for 03/30/2007
By isislaf
Topics include audio, browsers, internet surfing, iPod tools, MySQL database tools, security, utilities, and tweaks…. The Free Geek, Mar. 21 Medieval helpdesk This video (2:38) makes fun of newbie computer users by illustrating how ...
Isislaf's Weblog -
http://isislaf.wordpress.com 
 
UK National ID Cards
By andrew
And as for biometric devices they can be tricked, Eg security researchers have replicated the surface of finger tips from fingerprints. Sure, the technology keeps getting better. But equally it will keep getting broken. ...
carrierdetect.com -
http://carrierdetect.com 
 
Computer Tips [ Scam Alert! Don't Be Fooled By This One + Great IE ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
Even the most novice computer users can do that ;-). Everyone who tries a USB hub says the same thing - "Wow, what a difference - I can't believe how much I love this thing! Instead of crawling around on the floor swapping plugs every ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/ 
 
Pc Repair Service
By asbury(asbury)
But it is not necessary that all the computer users must be able to fix any computer problem by themselves and therefore if you need pc repair service, then BT offers home IT visit service and you can book one of their engineers to fix ...
pc repair service -
http://finchoemad97.blogspot.com/ 
 
Open Source for all Schools...well in a perfect world.
By Dr. Sherlock(Dr. Sherlock)
Sure the average computer user knows about open source projects such as Mozilla Firefox or maybe OpenOffice but on the large scale people would never consider such things. A majority of people think that software is either purchased in ...
The Professional Life of Dr. Sherlock -
http://drsherlock.blogspot.com/ 
 
Tips to make your inbox less vulnerable to identity theft (Yahoo ...
Finance); Thwarting The Growth Of Internet Black Markets; Largo Man Gets Prison For Bank Fraud, Identity Theft (The Tampa Tribune); High-tech Social Security cards may join battle against ID theft (Chicago Tribune); Report: Federal ...
I Stole Your Identity -
http://istoleyouridentity.net
 

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

News on stress, anxiety, and depression

Good morning!  I'm Kerry J Harrison at the business desk and I would like to start by thanking those of you who have sent in your contribution to this week's tidbits and headlines.  So many of us make the serious mistake of not taking the time to look after our mental health.  We often take it for granted and that's where the monsters step in and start causing havoc for us.  Often, our excuse is that we don't have enough time to take a day off, to smell the roses, to treat ourselves to a mental health day, and so on.
If we don't start looking after ourselves then who is going to do it?  Certainly not our employers or our co-workers.  Our family and friends, maybe!  But they have their own problems to deal with as well.  So, we want to help you by giving you a weekly digest of tidbits and headlines.  Take a few minutes to review these and visit the websites to read about it.  What harm can it really do?  In fact, it can do you a lot of good.
At the business desk, I'm Kerry J Harrison wishing you a pleasant day.
 
News on stress, anxiety, and depression
 
Do Depression Drugs Work? St John's Wort with Passion Flower DOES
Response Source (press release) - London,UK
It works on physical and mental symptoms of stress, relaxes muscles and anxiety and is a safe, natural tranquilliser that is non-addictive. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.responsesource.com/releases/rel_display.php?relid=37259&hilite=
 
All in your hands
Newindpress on Sunday - Chennai,India
It can also help treat ailments like migraine, muscle and joint pain, sleep disorder, stress, anxiety or depression, allergies and breathing problems like ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.newindpress.com/sunday/sundayitems.asp?id=SEL20080301084546&eTitle=Living&rLink=0
 
Crime takes heavy toll on legal minds
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
Likewise, criminal law solicitors are much more prone to developing depression, stress and vicarious trauma, where professionals who are indirectly exposed ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23292980-23289,00.html
 
Yoga May Help Treat Depression, Anxiety Disorders
By edwinazrznathan
He also pointed out that all of the people in the study were mentally healthy, and clinical depression and anxiety disorders involve more than the "daily fluctuations in stress and tension" that healthy individuals are prone to. ...
Edwinazrznathan's Weblog -
http://edwinazrznathan.wordpress.com
 
Beyond the baby blues
By By ALYSSA HARVEY, The Daily News, aharvey@bgdai...
Risk factors include previous postpartum depression; difficult marriage and/or delivery; an unexpected birth outcome; lack of support; severe premenstrual syndrome; unresolved post-traumatic stress disorder; a history of sexual abuse; ...
http://www.bgdailynews.com/
 
Wanna know 320 useless facts tht you dont know and probably will ...
Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression can weaken your immune system. 289. are seven suicides in the Bible: Abimelech. Samson, Saul, Saul's armor-bearer, Ahithophel, Zimri, Judas. 290. A mongoose is not a goose but more like a ...
On The Subject Of Design ! -
http://www.10e-design.com
 
Can humans be safely left in a chocolate shop?
By holly
Theobromine is known to cause a host of symptoms including abnormal glandular growth, nervousness, depression, anxiety, insomnia, gastrointestinal problems, and itching. Caffeine is highly suspected of being a carcinogen, ...
Raw Cuisine - Food for Consciousness -
http://www.rawcuisine.co.uk
 
PAPER
By thinkbuddha(Depression UK)
When suffering from depression many people lose interest in daily activities, have a change in appetite and sleeping patterns, while also feeling fatigued and unmotivated. Accompanying factors that also come with depression are anxiety, ...
Depression UK -
http://community.livejournal.com/depression_uk/
 
Paying for lodging adds to stress of cancer
Houston Chronicle - United States
"It can contribute to depression, anxiety or a sense of feeling abandoned or lost," she said. "Many times patients are no longer employed. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/5583892.html
 
Diet, stress relief key in fighting irritable bowel syndrome
Statesville Record & Landmark - NC, USA
Those with IBS are more likely to have depression or anxiety. Of course, depression, anxiety and stress may cause IBS or IBS may cause these issues. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.statesville.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=SRL%2FMGArticle%2FSRL_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173354813057&path=!news
 
Meditation Goes Mainstream
EVLiving - USA
Studies on meditation show reduced pain, reduced anxiety, relief from depression, normalized blood pressure, and improved sleep patterns. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.evliving.com/life.php?action=fullnews&id=9077
 
Precious herb fights depression
By Susanna Ng
For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the licence terms originate from chinesemedicinenews.com. Tags: anxiety, depression, Gastrodia elata Bl., tin ma. Yoga can be possible treatment for depression (0); Massage, ...
CHINESE MEDICINE NEWS -
http://chinesemedicinenews.com
 
CULTURE: Waterboarding? You mean like X-Games?
Hudgens left Prosper because of sleeplessness, anxiety and depression he experienced after the waterboarding, the suit claims. He required psychological counseling for emotional trauma, the suit claims. The suit accuses Christopherson ...
SuicideGirls News Wire -
http://suicidegirls.com/news/
 
Stress, Not Depression, Linked to Stroke
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
Explain to patients who ask that in a large, prospective study, psychological distress was associated with an increased risk of stroke, but major depression ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/tb/8581
 
Anxious Depression and Response to Treatment
Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - USA
The authors defined "anxious depression" according to a cutoff on the anxiety-somatization factor of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D), ...
For more detail check out:
http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/165/3/297
 
A Depressed Adolescent at High Risk of Suicidal Behavior
Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - USA
Given the severity of the patient's depression, a combination of fluoxetine and CBT would offer the best chances of remission of depression and anxiety and ...
For more detail check out:
http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/165/3/323
 
Conference On Work, Stress And Health Co-sponsored By APA
By Ross Arrowsmith
Incivility in Workplace E-mail Exchanges (Empire Ballroom). - What is Uncivil in the Workplace" (Empire Ballroom). - Work Stress, Satisfaction, Commitment, Anxiety and Depression Among Senior Workers (Hampton Ballroom) ...
Workplace Violence -
http://workplaceviolence.wordpress.com
 
Health And Nutrition Tips For The Body
psychological benefits, calming the mind, alleviating stress, anxiety and depression and helping us to focus on the here and now. But you don't have to be a yoga enthusiast to breathe properly. Get used to breathing from your abdomen, ...
Fitness Blog -
http://www.fitness-blog.personal-trainers.com
 
3 more years of free medical care for Iraq, Afghan vets
By rain gem(rain gem)
On top of that, "Migraine headaches among veterans of combat in Iraq indicate a more than twofold risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anxiety." For more on that, check Teri Robert's excellent article on the ...
Migraine News Network | RainGem | -
http://www.raingem.com/
 
More non-specific treatment for smoking
By Peter Martin
... difficult for some because of the highly addictive nature of nicotine, but also because of the predominant use of smoking as a form of self-medication for various forms of psychopathology, including depression and anxiety. ...
GLG News(sm): Healthcare -
http://www.glgroup.com/Council-News-Landing/Healthcare.html
 
Effexor Beats SSRIs (Kind of, Sort of, In a maybe meaningless way...)
By CL Psych(CL Psych)
The authors used remission on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) as their measure of treatment effectiveness. On the HAM-D, a score of less than or equal to 7 was used to define remission. They found that remission rates ...
Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry:... -
http://clinpsyc.blogspot.com/
 
Antidepressants: Spot the difference
Independent - London,England,UK
Not surprisingly, placebos work best for conditions that have a subjective component to them – depression, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome and pain. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/features/antidepressants-spot-the-difference-790837.html
 
Managing Your Persistent Fears, Depression and Every Day Anxieties
By Stanley Popovich Everybody deals with anxiety and depression, however some people have a hard time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help m...
Swimming World Magazine News -
http://www.SwimmingWorldMagazine.com
 
Biochemical Roots of Depression Challenged
By Rick Nauert, Ph.D.
The "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," which almost all psychiatrists use to diagnose and treat their patients, clearly states that the cause of depression and anxiety is unknown, according to Lacasse and Leo. ...
Psych Central News -
http://psychcentral.com/news
 
Health Research and News: Links Roundup
By Mike Reeves-McMillan
... a number of disorders including fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, general anxiety disorder, depression and panic disorder may share a psychophysiological mechanism: a reduced ability to manage the stress response. ...
Living Skillfully: Hypnotherapy... -
http://hypno.co.nz/blogs/index.php
 
Shocking News about Male Depression
By admin
While much is said about various anxiety and mental disorders, depression is one of the most common. While men are wired differently than women, they can also suffer from the effects of depression while not even recognizing the signs of ...
http://www.emergencysteps.net/wordpress
 
Women & Impotence: A Woman's Point of View About Male Impotence
As she does, increasing levels of anxiety or depression can set in, along with suspicions about what's going on with him, as well as a continued belief that there is something wrong with her. The end result: The couple can stop ...
Erectile dysfunction pills daily news. -
http://erectiledysfunction.nurseblogging.com
 
Stress, Anxiety and Depression Informational
Find Informational Websites for Stress, Anxiety and Depression related symptoms. ... Depression Information News & Online Resources ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.anxiety-and-depression-solutions.com/directory/Informational.html
 
Blogs help beat depression and stress
ABC Online - Australia
So high levels of stress, anxiety, depression. They are also more likely to vent emotionally and self blame a bit as far as coping. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2008/s2181010.htm
 
Ailing hearts hard on spouses
CNN International - USA
... personal history of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, chronic medical conditions, and lack of social support may be more prone to caregiver stress, ...
For more detail check out:
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/personal/03/06/illness.relationships/
 
Fighting Depression: 10 Step Do-It-Yourself Approach
GNIF Brain Blogger - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Few years back I realized that I was having many of the symptoms of mental illnesses: starting from anxiety, depression, to secondary delusion. ...
For more detail check out:
http://brainblogger.com/2008/03/05/fighting-depression-10-step-do-it-yourself-approach/
 
Shaking It Off
New York Times - United States
Migraines would add stress to my life in a way that would contribute to the next headache and it would begin a cycle that would be hard to stop. ...
For more detail check out:
http://migraine.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/03/05/shaking-it-off/
 
Depression cannot be willed away
Hermanus Times - Hermanus,South Africa
She briefly touched on other disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder that usually preludes depression, obsessive compulsive disorder "that often ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news24.com/Regional_Papers/Components/Category_Article_Text_Template/0,2430,486_2283196~E,00.html
 
Economic pressure exacerbates college dropout rate
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
Prof Salman Basit, Federal Government Postgraduate College for Men, H-8, Islamabad, said anxiety and depression; tendency towards withdrawal from ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008%5C03%5C06%5Cstory_6-3-2008_pg11_10
 
Depressed or anxious people more likely to be obese, smoke
By Mohit Joshi
Washington, Mar 6: People suffering from depression or anxiety are at a risk for chronic disease because they are much more likely to be obese, as well as smoke, says a new study that involved more than 200000 adults. ...
TopNews Health - Health News and Updates -
http://www.topnews.in/health
 
Battle Fatigue
By Samuel Thompson(Samuel Thompson)
In air-corps personnel...the more typical symptoms were anxiety, frequently with accompanying dejection and depression, phobias toward combat missions, irritability, tension, and startle reaction" (page 187). ...
Life, Musicmaking and the World -
http://samuelathompson.blogspot.com/
 
Rimonabant: Diet Pill of the Future?
By admin
The side effects of Rimonabant are nausea, sleeping disorder, stomach upset, depression, irritability, anxiety. But these side effects are mild and of short time period. In case of side effects consultation with a doctor is to be taken. ...
Rimonabant | News and reports... -
http://aznafto.com/
 
Internet Addiction
By fredjoiners
excessive use, often associated with a loss of sense of time or a neglect of basic drives,; withdrawal, including feelings of anger, tension, and/or depression when the computer is inaccessible,; tolerance, including the need for better ...
Alcohol Self-Help News -
http://alcoholselfhelpnews.wordpress.com
 
 
 
 
 

 

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Important answers to your questions

Top of the morning to you out there!  I'm Donna J Jodhan at the business desk and it's that time for me to pull some of your questions out of our e-bag but before I begin I would like to thank those of you who have taken the time to email us and I apologize if I have not been able to get to your question. 
However, please continue to email us with your feedback and questions because without you we will not be able to sustain this weekly feature.  So, here are this week's questions and answers.
Question from Ryan Gross:  Can you give me some quick tips on how to avoid identity theft?
Answer:  Sure Ryan.  Here are some quick ones.
Do not carry around unnecessary documents with you that have your name written on them.
Sign the back of your credit card.
Do not ever give out the three digits of your credit card to unauthorized persons.  These three digits are located at the back of your credit card and are separate from the other digits on your credit card.
Do not carry around your social security card with you unless absolutely necessary.
When you are next getting rid of old bills, be sure to shred them before you throw them out.
Do not throw out envelopes with your name and address on them without first either shredding the envelope or ensuring that your name and address have been fully removed from the envelope.
Always shred anything and everything with your name and address on it before throwing it out.
 
Question from Cathy Stark:  What do you think of getting kids into business ventures at an early age?
Answer:  Cathy, it is never too early to get your youngsters involved.  In fact, many experts feel that the younger they are, the better it is for them.  Introducing them to business ventures that will teach them how to use their imaginations to create and develop ideas can only benefit our country's economy and ensure a better and brighter future. 
 
Question from Frank Gascino:  I have a daughter who is blind.  I want to know if there is any technology out there for her to browse the Internet.  She's just six years.
Answer:  Frank, most definitely.  I am sure that the teachers at her school should be aware of the following technology:  Jaws, which is sold through Freedom Scientific, Hal, sold by Dolphin Computing, and WindowEyes.  If you do a search on Google for these pieces of software you'll find their respective websites. 
 
Question from Hayden Christoff:  I am about to retire and am looking for something to do with my time.  A home based business would be great for me.  What suggestions do you have?
Answer:  Hayden, the best advise that I can offer to you is:  There are definite opportunities out there for anyone who is seeking to establish a home business but there are some hard rules that need to be kept in mind and here is my incomplete list:
Think of something that interests you.  Next, decide if you have the skills and experience to do what interests you.  If you do not have the skills and experience, do you have a way to obtain them.  That is, can you afford to obtain what you need in order to do what you are thinking of doing.  Next, be sure to do some important analysis on whether or not what you are thinking of doing is something that persons are demanding.  That is, is there a real demand in a real market that contains real consumers.  This should be enough to start you off.  I would caution that whatever you do, be sure to spend adequate time doing your research.  Good luck!
 
Question from Imelda Contigos:  I want to be a Spanish translator but don't know where to start looking for clients.  Can you give me some hints?
Answer:  Imelda, there are tons of opportunities out there just waiting for you.  There are several places and sectors that you can investigate.  However, you need to focus on those Spanish-speaking Americans who are constantly seeking translation services, and those agencies and companies who are constantly seeking translation services in order to accommodate their Spanish-speaking clients.  Try looking at places like:  Hospitals, health clinics, lawyers offices, international organizations and agencies, and even community centers.  Buena Suerte.
 
I am afraid that I am out of time for this week.  I hope that I have answered your questions.  Please keep them coming.
At the business desk, I'm Donna J Jodhan wishing you a great day!

Monday, March 10, 2008

Health and investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers

Good day everyone!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk and I would like to start the week with our headlines and tidbits for retirees and aging baby boomers.  It takes a lot of time for anyone to research important news items on health and investment and we honestly believe that it is of the utmost importance for retirees and aging baby boomers to keep abreast of these types of tidbits and headlines.
We know how important time is to you and this is why we want to help; by bringing you this information.  So, here now are our tidbits and headlines.  If you have any feedback or info to share on these topics, then please, by all means, send them to me at jeff@untappedwealth.com.
Have a great day!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk.
 
Health and investment news for retirees and aging baby boomers
 
Baby boomers - Seniors - The Mature Market .co.uk : daily news on ...
Women Over 45 in the UK : It is this 'baby boom' generation, the first to kick ... REPORT : Baby Boomers Redefining Retirement, says BMO's Dr. Sherry Cooper ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thematuremarket.co.uk/uk/index.php
 
Awesome statistics from victims of EXPEDIA dot com
By Administrator
hotel , Satu Mare , Travel to Eastern Europe , bram stokers dracula , folk music , Transylvania Map , Bucharest hotels , travel tips , Romanian hotels , Black Sea Resort , Bucharest airport , Sighet , bran castle , Castle Dracula ...
Travel tips -
http://victimsofexpedia.com/blog 
 
uTranslate4me: From the Business Desk
I'd like to kick off the week with our weekly feature, health and investment news for women, retirees, and aging baby boomers. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.utranslate4me.com/businessdesk.htm
 
Bright spots for workers in a shaky economy
Baltimore Sun - United States
Challenger says information technology expertise in the areas of anti-hacking and computer security is also hot. • Energy: Population growth in China, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/careers/bal-cho0303,0,3411240.column
 
Spring Cleaning Identity Theft Tips
WYTV - Youngstown,OH,USA
"Thieves can get ahold of your personal and financial information in several ways, including lost or stolen wallets, pilfered mail computer viruses, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.wytv.com/news/hot/16038542.html
 
Aging workforce fuels concern of labour shortage
CTV.ca - Canada
We know that it is inevitable that baby boomers approaching retirement will eventually retire or leave the labour market,'' Bowlby said. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080304/census_workforce_080304/20080304?hub=CTVNewsAt11
 
Simmering domestic issues face next US president
Reuters - USA
... be accomplished as the national debt rises and 77 million baby boomers start drawing Social Security retirement payments and Medicare health benefits. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.reuters.com/article/asiaCrisis/idUSN05629990
 
Sault still short of trade workers - census
Sault Star - Sault Ste-Marie,Ontario,Canada
For several years, researchers have warned about potential labour shortages across Canada based on the aging of baby boomers - those born between 1946 and ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=929701
 
Generation Ageless
By drupagliassotti
Still driven by a preoccupation with self rather than community, Baby Boomers will force changes in policies regarding retirement ages, health care, and Social Security and challenge stereotypes about the aging process and retirement ...
http://ashenwings.com/marks 
 
Three things baby boomers won't tell you - InvestmentNews
Jul 23, 2007 ... Health is the second factor most affecting retirement income needs, ... faces an interesting conflict driven by the aging boomer population: ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070723/FREE/70720003/1011/INIssueAlert01
 
Boomers put off retiring - Cracked Nest Egg- msnbc.com
The data paint a picture of aging baby boomers facing longer, more active lives, coupled with rising ... Add Cracked Nest Egg headlines to your news reader: ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19173780/
 
 
 

Saturday, March 08, 2008

A dynamite company with a dynamite leader

Good morning,
We'd like to introduce you to a dynamite company with a dynamite leader.  This small business company is no ordinary company and its leader is no ordinary leader.  She is a woman, she is blind, and she continues to astound her competitors as well as her admirers and critics.  Please read her latest newsletter and hopefully it will motivate you to reach for the sky.
Have a happy weekend.
 
The Sterling Creations winter 2007 newsletter
 
  Hello and welcome to the Sterling Creations winter 2007 newsletter, which is produced quarterly.  We hope that you enjoy it and encourage you to pass it along to those who may be interested in the types of services that we offer.  We welcome your feedback and invite you to give us your comments for it is only through you and with you that we can improve our services. 
 
Table of contents
 
1 Message from the president
2 Highlights of 2007
3 Our Sterling services
4 Announcements
5 Contact info
 

Message from the president
 
Hello!  I'm Donna J Jodhan, and on behalf of the staff at Sterling Creations I'd like to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers the very best for 2008.
 
The year 2007 was a very successful one for us and we could not have done it without the support and feedback from our customers and readers.  Sterling Creations is a made in Canada company servicing clients both in Canada and beyond and we are committed to providing services that will assist our customers to bridge the communications divide through our writing, research, transcription, and translation services.  We look forward to continuing our sterling services to you.
 
I'd like to thank the staff at Sterling Creations for their sterling commitment and I invite you now to read our highlights section.
 

Highlights
 
The year 2007 was a very busy and successful one for us.  We managed to form business relationships with some new partners, and we were also delighted to have worked with some very interesting and exciting clients both here in Canada and abroad.  Here are just a few highlights.
 
We continued to work with various clients and associates in the accessibility arena and 2007 saw us mounting a charter challenge to the Canadian government.  In this challenge we file court documents against the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS), Statistics Canada (StatsCan), and the Public Service Commission (PSC) and our objective was to press for systemic changes with regard to the way in which these three government departments administer their websites. 
 
To be more precise, we launched this charter challenge against the TBS because of their failure to adhere to the duty to accommodate, against StatsCan for having failed to make their 2006 census accessible to all blind and visually impaired Canadians, and against the PSC for having failed to make their www.jobs.gc.ca website fully accessible to special needs Canadians.  This afore mentioned website is the gateway to all job opportunities within the Canadian government.  At the close of 2007 the government was still attempting to have our charter challenge stayed. 
 
Our charter challenge was joined by Jutta Treviranis, manager of the Adaptive Technology Resource Center (ATRC) of the University of Toronto, and John Rae, representing the Alliance for the Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC).  Jutta is very well known in the accessibility arena both for her expertise and for her tireless work with the W3C organization and John is a very well known member of the AEBC.  Our charter challenge is being handled by Bakerlaw.
 
In November of 2007, our president Donna J Jodhan participated in a five-day training session for Human Rights monitors.  Donna along with three other persons from Toronto and four others from Quebec were chosen to be part of a project sponsored by Disabled Rights Promotion International.  This project's objectives were to train persons with disabilities to become monitors who would then carry out a total of 100 interviews of other persons with disabilities across Ontario and Quebec.  The interviews would be digitally recorded and then downloaded to a secure server where they would be sent to researchers who would use them to write reports that would be then circulated to the Canadian government, the media, and organizations working for persons with disabilities. 
 
This project has already been repeated in seven other countries and it is hope that it would be repeated in two additional centers in Canada.  The project's coordinators have said that this project is meant to interview those persons with disabilities who feel that their Human Rights have been violated and in addition it is meant to see whether or not the Canadian government has lived up to its promises of respecting the Human Rights of the disabled as has been set out in the recent United Nations agreement.
 
We also did some volunteer work with Professor John Kennedy, Chairman of the department of Life Sciences at the University of Toronto in July of 2007.  We met with some of professor Kennedy's students to discuss how blind and visually impaired persons visualize various objects, scenes, and drawings.
 
In 2007 our writing team worked with several clients in Britain and Australia.  Among them was an Australian Children's author of Greek mythology and a fiction author in Scotland.  Our writing team provided proof reading and editing services to the Children's author and ghost writing services to the fiction author.  They will continue to work with these two clients in 2008 and the research team will be providing their marketing research services to these two clients.
 
The writing team also continued to provide blog writing to several clients both in Canada and abroad and in addition, it provided proof reading and editing services to the Balance organization for their Fall 2007 Balance Beagle magazine.  In 2008 the writing team will be continuing its work in blog writing, copy writing, and has several new clients requiring proofreading, editing, and copywriting services.
 
Our research team was formed in 2007 in response to demand for research services and it has already found itself involved in several interesting and exciting projects.  In 2007 the research team worked with clients requiring research for Human Rights cases as well as for others seeking financial information for background on legal cases.
 
The translation and transcription teams also did well working with clients in French, Spanish, and Cantonese.  Most of their clients were based in
Europe and Asia and they were kept quite busy providing language coaching, translation, transcription, and ESL services.
 
At the end of 2007 Sterling Creations introduced a new team; its business team and as of January 2008 this team will be making monthly contributions to the free monthly online magazine.
 

Our Sterling services
 
OUR ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES
 
Meet our accessibility team!  Made up of a hard working group of very dedicated professionals.  
This team offers compliance and evaluation services.  They can help you to test and evaluate your websites for W3C compliance.  They are experienced at what they do and some of their tasks include:
Accessible website design and development.
Accessible website testing and evaluation.
Creation of user testing, high level, and detailed evaluation documents.
Managing of user testing teams.
User and technical support.
Hardware and software evaluations of access technology.
 
Meet our research services team!  Our newest edition.
This team can help you to research info on all kinds of topics.  From simple subjects to the more complicated ones.  This team can do it.
At the present time the research team is heavily involved in helping clients to research info for some very complicated Human Rights cases and in addition, they are assisting several authors to find ways to market their books.
Some of their tasks include:
Researching of requested info.
Producing well-written documents containing the requested info.
This team can carry out Internet, phone, and library research on your behalf.
 
Meet our writing team!  Known as the one stop writing shop.
This team is probably the busiest of our groups.  Working with authors, students, and marketing personnel from companies of all sizes.
Some of their tasks include:
Proofreading and editing. 
Ghost writing.
The writing team can help you to enhance and expand your articles, blogs, newsletters, online magazines, and web content.
To see samples of their work you can visit www.untappedwealth.com/businessdesk.html and there you'll find daily blogs produced by this team. 
 
Meet our translation team!  Made up of translators and language coaches.
This team works in English, French, Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin.  They are about to embark on a very exciting mission to translate storybooks for kids into several languages.
Some of their tasks include:
Translation.
Language coaching.
 
To learn more about our accessibility, research, and writing services, please visit www.sterlingcreations.ca and while there check out our free monthly online magazine.  You can go directly to this magazine by visiting www.sterlingcreations.ca/magazine.html.  This magazine is filled with articles of interest to the special needs population, there is also a section on helpful tips, and an editorial written by Donna J Jodhan.  The helpful tips section contains tips on a wide range of topics.  From the kitchen to your diet, and from your computer to tidbits on disabling diseases and even some tips on the workplace.  You can even submit your comments to this magazine by emailing us at info@sterlingcreations.ca.
To learn more about our translation team, please visit www.translationpeople.com and while there check out their weekly blog on the free useful info page.  This page contains some very helpful news for translators and language professionals and in addition, there are weekly Amazon book picks, as well as an editorial on various types of opportunities for language professionals.
 

Announcements
 
Sterling Creations is delighted to announce an alliance with MIAD Information Systems Ltd.  It is hoped that our alliance will work toward developing projects to help members of the blind and visually impaired community.  Here is some background on MIAD.
 
With over 15 years of business experience, MIAD Information Systems Ltd. is a full-line supplier of IT Hardware/Software and Service and Support for the GTA.  MIAD provides custom and name brand servers, laptops, notebooks and workstations, as well as warranty and non-warranty repairs service for major laptop/notebook brands such as IBM, Lenovo, HP, Compaq, and Dell.  MIAD has formed strategic partnerships with major IT manufacturers to deliver integrated business solutions that enable our customers to compete and grow in these demanding economic times.  We specialize in Customizable IT Solutions for Small/Medium businesses and custom tailor our solutions to the individual needs of your organization. Recognized across Canada for our Service Excellence by our customers and our Service Partners, IBM/Lenovo, HP, Apple and others. At MIAD we understand information technology and its use in solving problems. MIAD is more than just a company that fills orders; we specialize in developing creative, cost-effective solutions for our Clients, large and small. The commitment to quality and performance is proven by the successful partnerships we have formed with significant companies and institutions in the Canadian Educational, Health and Corporate sectors.
 
As part of its efforts to help special needs persons to enjoy greater accessibility to mainstream enjoyment, Sterling Creations will be embarking on a mission to develop an association for blind Canadian chess players and to this end we will be working closely with Mark Nicol of the CNIB in Vancouver to come up with a strategy to attract blind chess players.  We hope to develop an association that will consist of players from all corners of Canada who will be able to play each other either via email or by phone or even through face-to-face contact.  So, if you know anyone wishing to join, please pass on our contact info which you can find at the end of this newsletter.
 

Contact info
 
To reach us by email: info@sterlingcreations.ca
To reach us by phone: (416) 491-7711

Friday, March 07, 2008

What you need to know about hotel key cards

Greetings everyone!  I'm Jayna Sheffield at the business desk and today I'd like to give you some very important news on those good old hotel key cards.  As many of you get ready to head out on your March break with your kids, it's very important for you to read this article and keep it uppermost in your minds.
The following article is extremely important if you want to keep identity thieves away from you.
Before I let you go, here are our Amazon picks of the week.

Your magic power to be rich

By Napoleon Hill

A very interesting book that offers its readers some very insightful information.  The strategies are very sound and well thought-out.

 

Internet riches:  the simple money-making secrets of online millionaires

By Scott C. Fox

This author has gone out of his way to gather some very valuable information and present it in a very logical way to his readers.  If you're serious about realizing your financial dreams then this book is for you.

 

Have a great day and enjoy your March break trip!
I'm Jayna Sheffield at the business desk.
 
Hotel Key Cards - do not give them back
for recycling!
 
 Ever thought about key cards containing anything other than an access code
for the room? 
 
  Ever wonder what is on your magnetic key card?
  Answer:
 a. Customer's name
 B. Customer's partial home address
 c. Hotel room number
 d. Check-in date and out dates
 e. Customer's credit card number and expiration date!
 
 When you turn them in to the front desk your personal information is there
for any employee to access by simply scanning the card in the hotel scanner.
An employee can take a hand full of cards home and using a scanning device,
access the information onto a laptop computer and go shopping at your
expense.
 
 Simply put, hotels do not erase the information on these cards until an
employee reissues the card to the next hotel guest. At that time, the new
guest's information is electronically "overwritten" on the card and the
previous guest's information is erased in the overwriting process.
 
 But until the card is rewritten for the next guest, it usually is kept in a
drawer at the front desk with YOUR INFORMATION ON IT!
 
 The bottom line is: Keep the cards, take them home with you, or destroy
them. NEVER leave them behind in the room or room wastebasket, and NEVER
turn them into the front desk when you check out of a room. They will not
charge you for the card (its illegal) and you'll be sure you are not leaving
a lot of valuable personal information on it that could be easily lifted off
with any simple scanning device card reader.
 
 For the same reason, if you arrive at the airport and discover you still
have the card key in your pocket, do not toss it in an airport trash basket.
Take it home and destroy it by cutting it up, especially through the
electronic information strip!
 
 If you have a small magnet, pass it across the magnetic strip several
times. Then try it in the door, it will not work. It erases everything on
the card.
 
 Information courtesy of:  Queensland Police Service
 

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Security tips for home computer users

Hello there!  I'm Matt Chadwick at the business desk. 
How many of you have had the very unpleasant experience of having your home computer security breached ?  How many of you worry about security for your home computers?
These are two very important questions for you to ponder today and we want to help take some of the stress away from you when it comes to worrying about security for your home computers.
Please review our tidbits and headlines for this week.
Have a great day.
I'm Matt Chadwick at the business desk.
 
Security tips for home computer users
 
4 Tips to Wireless Home Networking
Electronic House - Framingham,MA,USA
Linksys encourages you to enable security when given the option during setup. 4. Install a notebook or PC adapter to the computer by running the ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.electronichouse.com/article/4_tips_to_wireless_home_networking/C155
 
Before You Employ A Salesperson, Read This First! ["Cold Call ...
If they are going to work from your house, have you arranged a separate telephone line, computer and access to your CRM system or database (you do have one of those, don't you?). Very often CRM or database software carries a "per user" ...
Ecademy: user blogs -
http://www.ecademy.com/module.php?mod=blog
 
Helpful Email Tips, Tricks & Resources
By Syd Tash
Syd Tash is a noted computer security consultant and author of How to Protect Your Computer Online. He has been keeping Internet surfers safe and secure since the last century. Find out how he does it; protect your own computer with ...
Your Daily Computer Security Tips -
http://mypcsecurityblog.com
 
Experts offer tips aimed at preventing identity theft (Nevada ...
News); TSA security flaws exposed users to risk of identity theft (Ars Technica); IDSP Develops First-of-its-Kind Resource to Aid Businesses in the Fight Against Identity Theft (American National Standards Institute) ...
I Stole Your Identity -
http://istoleyouridentity.net
 
Hacking World of Warcraft
By lucy(lucy)
"This really comes down to a security issue," Friedman said, "and obviously I am not taking the necessary steps to make my home computer secure enough." Source CNET. Video Game players need to take care of their computers if they want ...
WoW Powerleveling | WoW Power... -
http://wowpowerleveling300.blogspot.com/
 
Microsoft Latest OS - Vista eBooks
By TheZomi
This fast-paced, no-fluff book teaches you the basics of Microsoft Windows Vista and includes tips, shortcuts, and workarounds for Windows veterans as well as new users, whether you're using the Home, Business, Enterprise, ...
Main Warez -
http://mainwarez.org
 
The New SEO - Social Media Optimization and Twitter
By Terry
By signing up for the Mobile Twitter service, user updates will go directly to your mobile phone. All you have to do is enter your mobile number on your Twitter account home page and say "OK" to the phone option. ...
Search Engine Optimization Tips... -
http://seonoobs.com
 
Fabulous February Freeware Finds
By Claus(Claus)
It is intended for both system administrators and general users who are interested in computer security. The program performs ping sweep, scans for opened TCP and UDP ports, resource shares and services. For devices with SNMP capability ...
Grand Stream Dreams -
http://grandstreamdreams.blogspot.com/
 
Tweak Ubuntu the Easy Way
By Shankar Ganesh
... hide Computer, Home, Network icons from the desktop; adjust active window opacity; and lots more. Besides that, Ubuntu Tweak also lets you disable some services for a higher level of security. For instance - you could disable user ...
MakeUseOf.com -
http://www.makeuseof.com
 
Seven Tips to Having a Healthy Computer
By Dennis
But Reaves, the National Director of Computer Troubleshooters, explains that there are certain simple tips everyone could adhere to – businesses and individual computer users alike – that will keep our computers (and wallets) in tip-top ...
Velvet Addiction -
http://www.velvetaddiction.com/blog
 
News - Attacked from cyber-space
By yeszenia
It's thought there could be around 200000 malicious computer online dating advices services uk on the net. The vast majority of attacks are directed at home computer users, according to the security software firm Symantec.
Dating advices sites of india. -
http://datingadvicessitesof.webcristiano.org
 
Hacking's History
By kingdragon
The hack is detected within a few hours, but prevents millions of users from reaching Microsoft Web pages for two days. The world's best-known computer hacker suffered the indignity of having someone break into his new security ...
Download and watch movies for... -
http://mmovp.net/forum
 
Six Easy Steps to Help Customers Stay Organized and Secure
FOXBusiness - USA
There are at least 10000 known computer viruses and more security threats being developed every day. Investing in Internet security software is the best ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/industries/retail/article/easy-steps-help-customers-stay-organized-secure_492901_7.html
 
Safe Surfing On The Web: A Parent's Guide
North American Press Syndicate - New York,NY,USA
It also includes tips and information on Web-based safety issues, from securing your home network to cyber bullying, as well as a Family Online Safety Guide ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.napsnet.com/articles/57534.html
 
Windows 2008 server released to RTM. Product review.
By Selecters(Claudio M. E. Bastos Iorio)
More to the point, if you have a lapse in security that allows a user inside the firewall to suck in a database of customer information, when they get their client home they won't be able to read the files they've stolen. ...
13BIT.com.ar -
http://www.13bit.com.ar/
 
ReInstalling WindowsXP Without loosing your settings!
By djdangerous
Remote Registry - Enables remote users to modify registry settings on this computer. Routing & Remote Access - Offers routing services to businesses in local area and wide area network environments. Allows dial-in access. ...
ROAW NEWS -
http://roawtech.wordpress.com
 
Internet safely Surfing Tips
By sneha
Millions of unsolicited "spam" messages are sent every day in an attempt to defraud computer users. Basic prevention helps. Protect your computer against identity theft. Install security software to combat viruses, spyware and spam and ...
Google Digital Tips -
http://onwebsite.blogspot.com/
 
News - Attacked from cyber-space
By gnam
It's thought there could be around 200000 malicious computer programmes on the net. The vast majority of attacks are directed at home computer users, according to the security software firm Symantec.
Dating advices houston service... -
http://datingadviceshouston.planet-wow.net/
 
E-MAIL GANGS WINNING 'SPAM WARS'
By Nikki Viljoen(Trevor)
Home computer users are at risk from emails that ask them to reveal their bank details, a practice known as "phishing". The latest programs mutate to avoid detection and send fewer emails from each machine. ...
BUSINESS Reality Bites -
http://businessreality.blogspot.com/
 
Keep your data safe by following the Password Commandments
CNet News.com Blog - USA
Of course, these are the first places the people in the business of cracking passwords look for tips. It's not difficult to come up with your own system ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9878333-7.html
 
Tech Tips: Wireless Technology
WTMJ-TV - Milwaukee,WI,USA
By some estimates almost a quarter of all households in the US now have more than one computer. In many cases, the adults are working on stuff from the ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.todaystmj4.com/features/seenontmj4/15995432.html
 
Is your wireless network secure enough?
Blogcritics.org - Aurora,OH,USA
I will quickly go over setting up security on your wireless router and some tips on how to make it even more secure. Your router has an IP address. ...
For more detail check out:
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2008/02/26/215223.php
 
50 ways to make your software do more
Computerworld Singapore - Singapore
We rounded up more than 50 of our favorite tools and tips for unlocking extra value from popular browsers, productivity applications, and multimedia tools. ...
For more detail check out:
http://computerworld.com.sg/ShowPage.aspx?pagetype=2&articleid=7642&pubid=3&tab=Home&issueid=124
 
Stay Safe Online - 7 Steps to Internet Safety and Security For Your PC
By Watching The Net
Prepare Now For Your Computer To Crash; How To Protect Windows Shares When Connecting To Public Internet Access Points; 10 Tips To Secure A Home Wireless Network; Ubuntu Guide For Windows Users: Managing Packages With Synaptic And ...
Watching The Net -
http://www.watchingthenet.com
 
Computer Tips [ Beware of Ransomware + EZ Address Book Updates + ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
First of all, there are several new and improved security features, including support for SSL certificates, malware protection and more antivirus integration. Some changes have also been made to make Firefox more user friendly, ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/
 
What To Do When . . .Your Browser Has Been Hijacked
By magakos(magakos)
The most basic attack is triggered when you view a Web page and code within that page (or code that is automatically downloaded when the page is viewed) uses a security loophole to change your default home page, default search page, ...
Tips and Hacks -
http://tipsandhakcs.blogspot.com/
 
SUSAN TOMPOR: Brochure has tips on identity theft (Detroit Free Press)
Hires Identity Theft Group After EMS Laptop Stolen (NBC 17 Raleigh); Identity Theft Arrest (WVVA Bluefield); Identity Thieves Turn to Old-Fashioned Channels (Enterprise Security Today); Canadian Province Requires ID Theft Alert Option ...
I Stole Your Identity -
http://istoleyouridentity.net
 
Can Somebody Drive a Truck Through The Back Door Of Your WordPress ...
By Keith Goodrum
Today I'm going to show you some tips to secure your WordPress blog. One day I while I was looking for information about computer security, I stumbled across Matt Cutt's blog post about WordPress Security. ...
Keith Goodrum -
http://www.keithgoodrum.com
 
Installing the Router
By BEST COMPUTER
Most include built-in DHCP servers that automatically assign the right IP address information to each computer on your local-area network, or LAN. A separate WAN, or wide-area network, interface on the router connects your entire home ...
Computer best -
http://computer2best.com
 
Computer Tips [ Must-Have Spyware Terminator + Cool New Music ...
By Amelie(Amelie)
Think about it - you wouldn't toss paperwork with credit card, bank, or social security numbers in the trash without shredding the heck out of 'em would you? Of course not! However, day in and day out, people toss out old computers and ...
christmaspresentsforyou -
http://christmaspresentsforyou.blogspot.com/
 
 

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Important news on stress, anxiety, and depression

Good morning!  I'm Kerry J Harrison at the business desk and it's Wednesday, the middle of the week.
How many of you take the time to be nice to yourselves?  How many of you take the time or even a few hours to just sit back and enjoy yourselves?  You may be saying that you can't really afford to do this.  You need to look after the kids, too much work is piling up at the office, and on and on.  I know, it's not easy and we want to help you before you get caught by any of these monsters; stress, anxiety, or depression.
We have assembled a number of important tidbits and headlines for you in order to help you save a lot of time.  Take a few minutes and review these tidbits and if you have something to contribute then please send it to us.
Have a great day!
I'm Kerry J Harrison at the business desk.
 
News on stress, anxiety, and depression
 
Special places for special kids
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
Therefore, teaching children to meditate from young will help them learn self-development skills to cope with anxiety and pressure. ...
For more detail check out:
http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp?file=/2008/2/24/lifeliving/20404481&sec=lifeliving
 
Like Sands Through The Hourglass…
By Alicia Sparks, NAMI Affiliation Leader
It's long been thought that women tend to experience depression and chronic anxiety much more often than men. Many have suggested that the reason for this could simply be that women report their depression and anxiety, ie women seek ...
Mental Health Notes -
http://www.mentalhealthnotes.com
 
so booooreeeedddd
&nbsp;this, i think, is important for people suffering from anxiety and depression, becuase basically we have somehow got into the habit of thinking very lowly of ourselves - i think its a combination of intelligent and sensitive ...
AnxietyTribe.com » Blogs -
http://www.anxietytribe.com
 
Article about how depression/melancholia makes us human
By Mari
Ever since my old pdoc successfully controlled most of my mixed moods, I live in depression desert, with an occasional visit to anxiety land. I know that I move about in the world in ways different from people who do not experience ...
NeuroTalk Communities -
http://neurotalk.psychcentral.com
 
September 11th, Or Change
By Japhy(Japhy)
Not to steal from Obama's thunder, but the truth is that every sweeping change a nation undergoes, whether for good or ill, is the result of some deep seated national anxiety; be it about taxation, abolition, financial insecurity or ...
The Modern Romantic - Japhy Grant... -
http://www.themodernromantic.com/
 
Too Much To Handle: Adults Perform Balancing Act To Combat Stress
Jamestown Post Journal - Jamestown,NY,USA
Axelson said while they see people with a number of disorders, many of the clients who use the association's services suffer from anxiety and depression ...
For more detail check out:
http://post-journal.com/articles.asp?articleID=25182
 
Our cops are under the pump
Geelong Advertiser - Geelong,Victoria,Australia
``A lot of the stress comes from anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress type incidents.'' Supt O'Neill said police management had worked closely with ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/article/2008/02/25/11656_news.html
 
Complementary medicines: A guide
TamilStar.com - Sri Lanka
Acupuncture is used to treat asthma, addiction, arthritis, depression, anxiety, blood pressure disorder and problems with the digestive system. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.tamilstar.com/news/health/article_5479.shtml
 
Wendy McLellan, The Province
Vancouver Province - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
Mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety disorders affect one in five employees in Canada and cost the economy an estimated $30 billion a year. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/working/story.html?id=f80cf338-59d5-4a8c-9cb1-8087d0377da6
 
Onslaught of wintery mix getting some people down
Bloomington Pantagraph - IL, USA
Symptoms: In fall and winter, they include depression, fatigue, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, a tendency to oversleep, a change in appetite (especially ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.pantagraph.com/articles/2008/02/23/news/doc47c102d748e8d930473896.txt
 
Snooze control
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Hong Kong
Also, people who do rotating shift work have less of the hormone serotonin, low levels of which are associated with anxiety and depression. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0cb63d851c048110VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD&vgnextfmt=teaser&ss=Health&s=Life
 
Will taking a Vitamin D Supplement help with mild depression?
By admin
Every winter, I experience mild depression and stress/anxiety. I figured it was just because of crappy weather and not getting out as much aside from work. Today, I have a "snow day" from work. The roads are awful and I cannot go ...
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CA Brightstor Arcserve Backup Windows Agent for Sap R/3 For ...
By Administrator
Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression can weaken your immune system. 289. There are seven suicides in the Bible: Abimelech. Samson, Saul, Saul's armor-bearer, Ahithophel, Zimri, Judas. 290. A mongoose is not a goose but more ...
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UK: Prescription drugs: legal and lethal
By The Sunday Times via UKCIA
Of the six sedatives, painkillers and anti-anxiety drugs Ledger was taking, three had been prescribed here during his recent spell filming in London. In common with a growing number of young serial drug abusers – including his fellow ...
UKCIA Cannabis News Library Headlines -
http://www.ukcia.org/
 
Emotional wounds may linger for students, staff
Chicago Tribune - United States
Depression and anxiety affect 8 percent to 20 percent of people who experience extraordinary crises. As with post-traumatic stress, treatments are available ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/lifestyle/health/chi-niu-trauma_bd24feb24,1,96922.story
 
Emotions could be key to heart
The Ann Arbor News - MLive.com - Ann Arbor,MI,USA
Asked which emotions are hardest on the heart, Laman said studies show depression is the most severe, followed by anxiety and stress. ...
For more detail check out:
http://blog.mlive.com/annarbornews/2008/02/emotions_could_be_key_to_heart.html
 
Blood test could reveal bipolar disorder
MSNBC - USA
Niculescu, who is also working on identifying biomarkers for diagnosing anxiety and stress as well as hallucinations in schizophrenia, said the bipolar ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23337532/
 
Smoking Associated With Both Anxiety And Depression
By Rockefeller Medical Library(Rockefeller Medical Library)
Smoking Associated With Both Anxiety And Depression - Reported by Medical News Today. A new study indicates that smoking is linked to anxiety with depression, as well as to anxiety alone. However, people who are depressed but not ...
NeuroInfo -
http://neurolib.blogspot.com/
 
Depression after LASIK complications
By Bev Sklar
One LASIK surgeon stated people at risk for depression and anxiety are not good candidates, they may be seeking LASIK to fill a void in their life. He compared these kinds of patients with those becoming depressed after cosmetic surgery ...
That's Fit -
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Is Generic Celexa as Good as the 'Real Thing'?
Q: I have Social Anxiety Disorder and sometimes depression. I do have suicidal thinking sometimes but I will not act on it ever. I have a question about the effectiveness and safety of citalopram 20mg from Dr (name withheld) in India. ...
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Christian News - From Pain to Peace: Woman Tells Her Personal Story
A divorced mother who struggled with depression, exhaustion, anxiety and migraine headaches often times not understanding why. During those years she built a wall, a fortress around her heart for protection. Stone by stone she built thi ...
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Beat Depression With Professionals
By PF
It can take different forms, like information pertaining to ways to subdue stress, anxiety, and depression; or ways to completely eliminate the symptoms of such mental conditions. It is very [...]
Health and Fitness News -
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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors May Suffer Symptoms of Post ...
Cancer Consultants - Ketchum,ID,USA
Post traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that can develop after a traumatic or life-threatening event. Symptoms of PTSD may include re-living ...
For more detail check out:
http://patient.cancerconsultants.com/CancerNews.aspx?DocumentId=41393&Keywords=cancer,news,information,treatment,Non-Hodgkin%E2%80%99s%20Lymphoma,survivors,Post%20Traumatic%20Stress
 
Winter has a SAD story
Southtown Star - Chicago,IL,USA
HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS: St. John's wort has been used as a natural form of antidepressant, and is noted to reduce feelings of anxiety and depression. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.southtownstar.com/lifestyles/808943,022608zaborac.article
 
No antideps, please!
Mid-Day Mumbai - Bombay,India
Guidelines now state that anti-depressants should not be used as a first line treatment for mild depression. Instead, you can work up a sweat or just eat ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.mid-day.com/web/guest/lifeatwork/lifeatwork/article?_EXT_5_articleId=1011861&_EXT_5_groupId=14
 
"Prozac And Depression; Handle With Care"
By mothanskin
The placebo effect long has been recognized in people with depression, said David Barlow, founder and director emeritus for the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. But he said the study provides valuable ...
mothanskin.blog-city.com -
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Do antidepressants provide psychosomatic improvement?
By marissa_miller
This is a pretty controversial finding considering the widespread use of antidepressants among those who have been diagnosed with clinical depression and other forms of mental illness, ie anxiety. According the NIH, depression (the ...
depression introspection -
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Can web 2.0 be good for your health?
By anna
This morning's headlines focused on research suggesting that the new generation of anti-depressant drugs aren't as successful as was previously thought for tackling mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. ...
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Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Important answers on important topics

Top of the morning everyone!  I'm Donna J Jodhan at the business desk and it's time for me to open up our e-bag and pull out some of your questions.  We have been inundated with many questions in the past week and I encourage you to keep them coming.  I will try to answer as many as I can.
 
Question from Brian Allen:  What are some of the hidden things that one should look for when choosing their next long distance carrier?
Answer:  Brian, based on a lot of feedback and comments that we have received in the past from our readers, and based on my own personal experience, here are just a few tips.
1 Make sure that when they give you a flat minute rate, that you fully understand that it's just that and no more.  There is one company and I am not sure if they exist outside of Toronto Canada, that has been accused of false advertising.  They have run commercials in the past that says for example, two cents per minute to a certain country but what they did not say or conveniently failed to say is that upon initiation of the call, you are charged one dollar and that the two cents per minute only kicks in after the first minute.  So, if you make a call and leave a message for example, you are charged one dollar and not two cents for that minute. 
2 Many small long distance companies lease lines from their larger long distance competitors so that the reception that they offer to their customers is often poor and so the famous saying that says you get what you pay for applies here.  For our Canadian customers living in Toronto, the company that I am referring to is Telehop.  A company that has been accused of false advertising, offers poor customer service, and their lines are very poor as well.  Reception is often very unsatisfactory.  Many emailers have complained about Telehop in the past.
 
Question from Erin Blatt:  Donna, can you give me some ideas for the types of businesses that I could look at starting up in a small town in the US?
Answer:  Erin, sure!  Believe it or not, many of our larger corporations started off as small town businesses and the small town business idea is one of the hottest trends these days.  What you need to do is some research in your small town to determine how much of each type of business there is.  For example, how many health and beauty salons are there, how many corner groceries are there, how many business establishments are there for each type of essential service.  Next you need to take inventory of your skills and interests and determine based on your research what type of business you would like to start.  Of course, you need to choose the category with the least number of business establishments.  This should  be enough for you to get going.
 
Question from Jamie Housenberg:  I recently read that pharmaceutical companies are seeking translators to translate labels on their products and that this demand is growing.  How true is this?
Answer:  Jamie, this demand is very real and more and more pharmaceutical companies are doing their level best to ensure that the labels on their products are translated accurately.  It is extremely important for pharmaceutical companies to have their labels written and translated accurately and in addition, they are attempting to reach a wider spectrum of customers worldwide both English-speaking as well as non-English speaking and here is where the demand for translators is growing.  So, if you are presently seeking opportunities as a translator, you may want to investigate this type of opportunity.
 
Question from Brett Palmer:  I used to enjoy the news round-up for consumers with special needs every week at your website.  Now it's gone and I'm looking for other resources to get my news.  Do you know of any?
Answer:  Brett, my company Sterling Creations puts out a free monthly online magazine and we publish articles for consumers with special needs.  You can visit us at http://www.sterlingcreations.ca/magazine.html.  I do believe that plans are being made to bring back this feature as we have had many emails asking for it to be returned.
 
Question from Larry Cook:  Last week or maybe the week before you talked about the concept of riches in niches.  Do you really think that this concept is real?
Answer:  Larry, yes.  I have seen over the years where many small businesses have been able to find riches in niches and have gone on to be quite successful.  Those examples that I gave are very real and it is my belief that if you really want to start your own business, you have to start small.  Look at the big picture and dissect it in to manageable slices.  Take a small corner of a huge market and concentrate on it.  Listen to what your potential consumers are asking for.  Don't make the mistake of telling your potential consumers what they should be seeking.
 
Well, that's it for this week.  Please keep those questions coming and I will do my best to answer them.
At the business desk, I'm Donna J Jodhan wishing you a terrific day.

Monday, March 03, 2008

Health and investment news for women, retirees, and aging baby boomers

Good day!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk.  How many of you truly have the time to keep up with the latest news when it comes to health and investment issues?  Do you really have the time to spend accessing and researching these important issues despite their importance to you?  Time is always of the essence and we know this.
We know how difficult it is for anyone at the best of times to spend time researching anything and it's why we aim to help you.  Take a few minutes and go through our collection of tidbits and headlines on health and investment news for women, retirees, and aging baby boomers and even if you're not yet a retiree or aging baby boomer, you will be one day and it's never too early to start keeping up with the news. 
If you have something to share then by all means send us your tidbit.
Have a great day!
I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk.
 
Health and investment news for women, retirees, and aging baby boomers
 
How to earn 1254.95 U$D from a single transaction? Tips for online ...
By Administrator
Health & Healthcare Care & treatment, Diet & fitness, Health insurance, Prescription plans & costs, Resources/Contacts Homes & Real Estate The real estate industry, Home buying, Home improvements, Home renting, Homeowners Associations, ...
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http://victimsofexpedia.com/blog
 
Experts offer tips aimed at preventing identity theft (Nevada ...
News); TSA security flaws exposed users to risk of identity theft (Ars Technica); IDSP Develops First-of-its-Kind Resource to Aid Businesses in the Fight Against Identity Theft (American National Standards Institute) ...
I Stole Your Identity -
http://istoleyouridentity.net
 
Candidates' eyes may be bigger than nation's wallet
Seattle Times - United States
The nation will face unprecedented fiscal challenges as the baby-boom generation — about 76 million Americans born from 1946 to 1964 — reaches retirement ...
For more detail check out:
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politics/2004197968_spend24.html
 
Where are the Best Jobs for US Veterans in 2008?
By PeaPolz Media(PeaPolz Media)
Career switching and baby-boomer retirement will create a higher turnover than ever, which will continue to increase the supply of jobs available. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that while a slightly expanding economy is spurring ...
Employers 4 Veterans: Jobs for... -
http://hireveterans.blogspot.com/
 
TheStar.com | comment | Aging baby boomers perfect target for scams
Now, with retirement looming, boomers are anxious to make investments that ... on baby boomers range from investment fraud to health and wellness scams, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thestar.com/article/295851
 
Millions of Baby Boomers are in jeopardy of a retirement nightmare
After 60 years of unbridled prosperity, a barrage of crushing changes will wipe out retiring baby boomers for good - pushing millions of unprepared retirees ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.todaysseniorsnetwork.com/retirement_nightmare.htm
 
Aging Workforce News: December 2005
Aging Workforce News is an enhanced news site and blog tracking developments, ... Most businesses (79%) that now provide retiree health benefits will accept ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.agingworkforcenews.com/2005_12_01_archive.html
 
Baby Boomers Confused About Medicare, According to Recent NAIC Survey
Earthtimes - London,UK
Ten Tips Regarding Health Insurance and Retirement from the NAIC 1. Plan ahead for your retirement health insurance needs. Americans are eligible for ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/baby-boomers-confused-about-medicare-according-to-recent-naic-survey,292701.shtml
 
SUSAN TOMPOR: Brochure has tips on identity theft (Detroit Free Press)
Hires Identity Theft Group After EMS Laptop Stolen (NBC 17 Raleigh); Identity Theft Arrest (WVVA Bluefield); Identity Thieves Turn to Old-Fashioned Channels (Enterprise Security Today); Canadian Province Requires ID Theft Alert Option ...
I Stole Your Identity -
http://istoleyouridentity.net
 
Mazzuca: 10 tips to avoid ID theft
Vail Daily News - Vail,CO,USA
If you have a PO Box, use that instead of your home address. If you do not have a PO Box, use your work address, and NEVER have your Social Security number ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20080227/EDITS/628269340
 
 

Saturday, March 01, 2008

News to help relieve stress and motivate you

Good morning!
We hope that you are about to embark on a wonderful weekend and that whatever your plans are, they come true for you.  Life is o too short not to be able to enjoy it.  You need to relax and recuperate from a hard week's work be it at home or at the office. 
We're not going to bother you too much but instead we'd like to help you relax and recharge your battery for next week.
So, we're going to take you to some fun spots where you can spend a little time reading, enjoying, and vegetating. Take five and let us motivate you to do better next week.  It's all for free so why not take advantage of it?
 
If you're seeking a mug of motivation then Donna J Jodhan is standing by to share one with you.  She produces a free monthly online magazine that is jammed packed with all kinds of exciting and interesting news.  Tidbits on health, inspiring editorials, but most of all, articles that will help to motivate your creative juices.  Take your time and browse through this free online magazine and just enjoy reading it.
Donna J Jodhan wants to motivate you to reach for the sky.  She is a very successful entrepreneur, business consultant, and author and she does not let her blindness hold her back!
Visit www.sterlingcreations.ca/magazine.html
 
If you like traveling and have always wanted to work and live abroad then we have just the thing for you.  A website that has a free weekly blog on all kinds of opportunities to get you going.  Doesn't hurt to dream does it?
This website can help to stimulate your imagination to reach for those wonderful opportunities in some very great countries.
Visit www.translationpeople.com/free-useful-info.html
 
Finally, a place that you can go and call your very own little spot.  A place where you can read about all kinds of helpful tips; consumer tips for women, seniors, retirees, and parents.  Healthy eating tips, home business opportunities tips for women, seniors, retirees, and parents.  Security tips for home computer users, and tips on how to deal with stress, anxiety, and depression.
You are also encouraged to make your own little contribution and it's all for free!
Visit www.onestopbookcafe.com
 
Have fun!

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