[credit provider=”Courtesy of Ian Ross”] More than 15,000 Americans apply every year for an unpaid program that will send them for 27 months to a hard life in a distant land.What’s it like to be a Peace Corps Volunteer?
[credit provider=”Flickr / Mr Tickle – Wachoo Wachoo Tribe Congressman” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jacockshaw/233576136/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Although it’s good to focus on your own happiness, it’s always beneficial to spread the joy around. In fact, studies have shown that people who perform kind acts see a boost in mood. You can start today by doing some nice […]
[credit provider=”Eric Goldschein”] The ideal vacation for most people involves some leisure activity plus extended hours sleeping.
[credit provider=”stevendepolo” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/5437288053/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Wallets are opening up this holiday season. Some of that spending will be rewarding, but some will lead to a debt hangover in 2012. Pausing to develop a spending plan can help limit impulsive credit card purchases and set your priorities for the coming year. With that […]
The holiday season often inspires a warm feeling of wanting to give back, however the 9 per cent unemployment rate might kill the mood altogether.
[credit provider=”By Keith Ellison from Minneapolis, USA [Public domain] , via Wikimedia Commons”]We’ve all heard that volunteering is good for your community, but is it good for economy too?Volunteering at your local homeless shelter may not promote job growth, but it just might prevent job loss.