Patricia C.Frank

Step Away from the Car

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Everyone needs a weathervane in their life. A weathervane is a revolving pointer that turns and shows the direction of the wind. It can predict the weather which is the state of the atmosphere around you. It can also predict changes in the weather. Without a weathervane to tell you ...

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Computer applications in life

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Have you ever expressed a desire to do something and someone says, “There’s an app for that.”? Have you ever thought about a task you want to accomplish and then thought, “There must be an app for that.” An “app” is short for “Application” which is a type of software ...

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Your Performance Review

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One of the least pleasant facts of life is the performance review. It is stressful even if you are proud of your performance. When you start a new project, after a certain period of time, it is important to take stock of how you did so far and how things ...

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Disappointments Happen

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Lurking in the shadows, poised to pounce at any time, is the happiness thief known as Disappointment. It is frequently experienced after major gift-giving holidays, and birthdays and anniversaries. It can also appear after work-related events or major life events. Disappointment occurs when a desire or expectation is not fulfilled. ...

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Holding on for dear life

How are you living? Are you just holding on with all of your might? Do you feel as if you are standing on your tip toes in the deep end of the pool with the water up to your chin? Are you afraid to relax and stand on your flat ...

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Backfires are not always preventable

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A backfire is a mistimed explosion in the cylinder or in the exhaust of an internal combustion engine like a car or truck or any another engine. A backfire is also synonymous with something that failed in an adverse way. You were trying to help and make things better and ...

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Retail Therapy, positive state of mind

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Retail Therapy is the anticipation of or the act of, buying. It can be therapeutic because buying things creates many beneficial thoughts and feelings. The Psychology behind buying can help some people cope with the vicissitudes of daily life. It can be an effective treatment for various conditions and it ...

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Designed to Dream and Daydream

You are designed to dream. You may doubt that you dream and swear that you don’t dream but you do. Every human being has dreams. You may not remember them but you have them. They are an important part of your physiological and psychological makeup. You are also designed to ...

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