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It was just a slap

Read more. I was captivated by this memoir. It is raw and honest and brought me to tears on occasion. I know Kathleen as a vibrant and articulate person and I was shocked by the depth of her emotional pain and the physical effects she has endured over decades. Her determination to finish this memoir is an inspiration.                                — Rachel Jayne Groover, Creator of Art of Feminine Presence How does a vibrant, playful child change into being a frightened, lonely and invisible teenager? Kathleen lost her childhood joy when her mother's anger and abuse terrified her. She found safety in becoming a people pleaser. At university she was drawn to Yoga and loved the philosophy and practices of self-development. They felt like a balm to her wounded Soul. Years later she trained as an Assistant Teacher in the Vipassana Meditation tradition.
Throughout her life Kathleen suffered from chronic poor health, fatigue and headaches. She tried many healing modalities before experien…

What you don't know about Social Security can hurt you

Read more. "Your first and most important priority to prepare for retirement is to maximize your only source of inflation-adjusted lifetime income. To do this, you need to understand the different filing strategies." - Philip Wilson In my experience, most advisors do not even realize the importance of the Social Security decision or its value to the retiree. They don't value the benefit as they should. Their focus is on client assets not Social Security income. They do not realize that different filing strategies must be employed. I have spent a lot of my time undoing recommendations that other advisers gave to clients that are just incorrect, recommendations such as eligibility or at what age to file. They mean well, but just do not know the rules.

This book covers six major filing strategies. There are obviously many more situations involved in Social Security filing, but for most of the public, you will fall into one or more of these six strategies. If you understand …

From victim to joyous survivor - 99cts

Read more. "Anyone who has suffered abuse of any kind, or walked even a moment in similar shoes, will find inspiration in these pages, and hope that love and truth will ultimately prevail."- BlueInk Review "There are certain events that change the course of a life irrevocably. After enduring terrible sexual abuse as a child, Aimee Cabo Nikolov had to overcome homelessness, substance abuse, and years of custody battles to create a better future for her first daughter. "God is the Answer, Love is the Cure" Nikolov tells her story with honesty and vulnerability. What in the beginning reads as a tragedy transforms into a story about falling in love--with the right man and with life itself--showing the reader that no tragedy is too great to overcome and how hope and faith can guide us through even the darkest of times." -Angelina Carter, Book Reviewer Her family secrets burst in the spotlight when Aimee and her sister went to the authorities. In this riveting me…

Walk in her shoes

Read more. "Anyone who has suffered abuse of any kind, or walked even a moment in similar shoes, will find inspiration in these pages, and hope that love and truth will ultimately prevail."- BlueInk Review "There are certain events that change the course of a life irrevocably. After enduring terrible sexual abuse as a child, Aimee Cabo Nikolov had to overcome homelessness, substance abuse, and years of custody battles to create a better future for her first daughter. "God is the Answer, Love is the Cure" Nikolov tells her story with honesty and vulnerability. What in the beginning reads as a tragedy transforms into a story about falling in love--with the right man and with life itself--showing the reader that no tragedy is too great to overcome and how hope and faith can guide us through even the darkest of times." -Angelina Carter, Book Reviewer Her family secrets burst in the spotlight when Aimee and her sister went to the authorities. In this riveting me…

Some European Humor

Read more. I may write something completely different in the future, but with this book I'm on a dangerous path; I'll try to make you laugh. The book is not long, but hopefully it'll take some time to read it if your laughter prevents you from reading it fast. I may write something completely different in the future, but with this book I'm on a dangerous path; I'll try to make you laugh. The book is not long, but hopefully it'll take some time to read it if your laughter prevents you from reading it fast.
   Hopefully you'll enjoy reading about when Doc Hooligan came to town to draw against a local boy in the first story: "The Duel".      In "And That's How We Came On Top Of Things", you'll learn why there are only ten commandments. This gripping story will no doubt leave you not only flabbered, but also ghasted!       In "Hoofs and Proofs", the story about the horse that felt trapped in a man's body, will make you rear…

He was falling out of the sky

Read more. "'Aim Point' takes the reader on a thrilling ride through stories of emotional trauma and military valor, and arrives at a set of hard-earned lessons for life. This is a brave and wonderfully insightful book."  -- Michael Doyle, author of "The Ministers' War" and "The Forestport Breaks."  "My altimeter showed me plummeting through 1,000 feet above the ground. I wasn't flying any more — I was falling out of the sky. It would only be a matter of seconds before I hit the ground at over 100 miles per hour and exploded in a fireball. "In his thrilling and incredibly thoughtful book, Colonel Bruce Hurd thrusts us into the private world of an accomplished military officer as he describes the trials and triumphs of his 30-year career in the Air Force. With courage and honesty, Colonel Hurd unveils the fears, disappointments, and shame he overcame to be a life-changing leader both at home and abroad. His wit and ability to see the…

What's next for your high school senior?

Read more. "Dr. Nugent's book provides a pathway to success for students by an innovative mentor system.  Her suggestions will inform both students and counselors and help students make far better decisions, and make them more timely, for their post high school life.  I wish I had a copy when I was in high school!"
Bob Daugherty, AP US History Teacher and Academic Decathlon Coach Paving Your Path is a resource for both high school students and experienced professionals as mentors. Shrewd advice is embedded in its chapters. Manifesting Your Destiny, A Self-Assessment Inventory, and Characteristics of Success are just a sample of the chapters that readers will use to dismantle past behaviors and build a fresh approach to getting what they want professionally.Paving Your Path engages people to ignite their passion and inspire others through artful communication. 

This book is a practical and time-saving guide to help high school students develop a plan before graduation so …