back to homepage

May 01, 2006 Free Articles

Breast Cancer Awareness

A brief guide to recognising breast cancer.

Read More

Truckers and Traffic tickets

Fighting a ticket always creates opportunities for good things to happen! It"s so much better than just paying the ticket and watching your insurance rates go up and having the DMV point(s) against your driving record. Your driving record can affect your job, insurance or have other negative effects on your life situation. Fight that ticket.

Read More

Overcoming Concerns about Breathing

Do you feel short of breath? Do you often worry that you're not taking in enough air? Do you fear that you're going to stop breathing and faint, or even die from feelings of suffocation? You're not alone. Concerns about breathing are common among anxiety sufferers. When you're feeling anxious, it's easy to believe that your shortness of breath means that you're in grave physical danger, when in reality you're not.

Read More

Epic Fantasy Is Really About the Meaning of Life

Epic fantasy has long been considered escapist literature and something that adolescent’s read to pass the time. It brings to mind muscle-bound heroes who fight dragons and rescue princesses. But Epic fantasy is really much more than that. It is about the search to find meaning in our lives.

Read More

Could MSG Sensitivity Affect You?

The powerful link between food and mood can either help or hurt our efforts to live a healthy, anxiety-free life. Many anxiety sufferers have experienced first-hand how ingredients like caffeine or aspartame (NutraSweet (R)) can trigger or worsen their physical symptoms. MSG is another ingredient that may trigger symptoms in some people. Most Americans consume MSG daily, due to the fact that it is present in thousands of processed foods.

Read More

Six Simple Habits That Defeat Anxiety

If you feel anxious, you're not alone. In fact, one in eight Americans experience overwhelming anxiety that interferes with their daily lives. There is hope for anxiety sufferers. Studies show that you can reduce the anxiety you feel by integrating healthy habits into your lifestyle. This issue I would like to share six simple habits that can go a long way in defeating anxiety.

Read More

 Simplified Methodology for Pricing

There is a very specific process you must undertake to set the right price. And then there is a very specific process you must undertake to find the right buyer. The very same formulae for pricing for high technology products works equally for selling other products. We must have the right products to sell to the right person at the right time for the right price to meet the right needs with the right terms and conditions. Marketing is all about getting it right.

Read More

How to Find a Good Fantasy Novel

There are a million books out there and there are thousands of fantasy novels to choose from. How do you find one that you will like?

Read More

Writing Fantasy Novels - A creative Approach to World Building

One of the most appealing things about fantasy is that it usually takes place in a fantastic and imaginative world. The mention of the Names Middle Earth, Midkemia, or Narnia brings up vivid images in a reader’s mind. But building a rich and vivid world takes a level of visual creativity that can be daunting to a writer. How do you get your reader to feel the stones of your New World? How do you get him or her to feel the landscape and the world as if it were a real thing? How do you show your reader the world when all you have is words to explain it with?

Read More

Epic Fantasy - A Courageous Approach to Writing

Epic fantasy is a genre about heroes taking on challenges of epic proportions and overcoming obstacles that are seemingly impossible to overcome yet the genre puts out (safe) multi-volume cookie cutter novels that follow a specific formula laid out by Tolkien and Campbell. Break this trend in your own writing.

Read More

Cash is King, So Decide Early "What Kind Of Company Am I"

One of the first business decision you will have to make in starting any new business is deciding what legal and financial business structure best fits you. There are four basic types of legal and financial business structures each with their own advantages, disadvantages and financial implications. They are: a Sole Proprietorship, a Partnership, a Corporation and an “S” Corporation. This article is devoted to helping you receive information on money, record keeping, taxes and etc. so you can make better decisions and run your business efficiently and keep Uncle Sam happy.

Read More

Practice -- The Art of Selecting Cave Walls to Canvas

As a new oil painting artist, I quickly discovered the great need for alternative painting surfaces. I like using canvas, but mind you, one canvas is not all that expensive, but feeding a new insatiable habit with two, three or even four canvases a day can add up. Man has been in the great search for practice painting surfaces ever since he started doodling on cave walls. Unfortunately, cave walls are in short supply and they're really, really expensive these days. Alternatives are explored.

Read More

What causes an anxiety disorder? And which of these causes do I have control over?

"What causes an anxiety disorder? And which of these causes do I have control over?" Here are answers to these important questions. What Causes an Anxiety Disorder? There are several factors that can contribute to an anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder is caused by a combination of several of these factors working together over a period of time. Usually one factor alone does not result in an anxiety disorder. More...

Read More

Easy For You, But No So Easy For Others

We all need to become very comfortable with sales calls as they should become one of our most useful day-to-day tools. Sales calls are how we turn names into prospects and then into customers, and customers into even bigger customers. How we renew customers to take additional products, and how we are able to obtain referrals for more customers. This article explores the necessary ingredients to making a successful sales calls so that they become easy for you and a popular tool in your "grow your business" tool box.

Read More

No Plan Is Perfect, But No Plan Is Disastrous

A Sales plan or a Territorial plan is simple to create, should be the tool we use for communicating our efforts and should be kept updated constantly. It’s amazing that when we plan our business, we tend to have business. Sir William Osler said, “When plans are laid in advance, it is surprising how often circumstances fit to them.” This article tracks a young man's effort to build his business without the use of a sales plan and the advice given to him by a seasoned veteran. Advice that all of us should take dearly to heart.

Read More