The Narcissist’s Ego Bruises Easily

We all have egos. The ego is the psychological “I” within us, an integral part of our identity. Strong egos are important. They tell us that we are valuable, competent, and solid inside. The ego is formed from early childhood. It develops as a result of positive, consistent, loving interactions with the parent(s). If a…

Replacement Of Lost Earrings

The news I have gotten is that earrings purchased or received within a few years may likely be replaced if the manufacturer is identified; however, if the earrings are several years old, that style may no longer be available for direct replacement. A first step which you have likely considered is to go to the…

Repairing Your Gooseneck Lamp

While it is generally not really that worthwhile to repair your gooseneck lamp, particularly if it is the cheaper type of gooseneck desk lamp, there may be times when you would prefer to do so. Some repairs are all together too difficult to attempt, but there are some that you can safely try. The first…

Tips for Starting a Taxidermy Business

A taxidermy business can be quite profitable as long as you have the right know-how. Many individuals will want their pets preserved, and hunters and fishermen will also seek out taxidermists to preserve their catches. Museums are also frequent customers if you’re really good at the craft. Before starting a business, it is imperative that…

A Practical Guide to Using Horseshoe Studs

Horseshoe Studs, Caulks or Calks are metal devices that are screwed or driven into the bottom of your horse’s shoes. By protruding from the bottom of the shoe, they can help to provide traction over muddy or deep footing, such as sand, and help your horse jump more confidently. Before using studs, holes are “tapped,”…

Barriers To Settlement in Workers’ Compensation Cases

1. High future medical costs and no insurance to cover them. A primary consideration in deciding whether or not to accept the settlement of your Workers’ Compensation claim involves your projected future medical costs. If it is likely that you will need surgery, expensive medications, or other medical care following the date of your settlement…

The Pros and Cons of Pergo Flooring

It is not hard to get off track when discussing the pros and cons of Pergo flooring. For many years, Pergo flooring was synonymous with laminate flooring; the reason being that it was Pergo that first came up with the idea of laminate flooring. Pergo is still the largest producer of this flooring type, even…

Priming the Sales Applicant Pump

I spend much of my time working with companies to help them identify and hire the right sales talent for their company. One of the biggest frustrations that I hear from my clients is that they struggle to get people to apply for their jobs. Thus, they feel they have to settle for the few…

Low Back Pain When Leaning Backwards

There are many, many diagnoses available for those suffering with low back pain, and they can all present with very similar signs & symptoms. One such symptom is pain when leaning backwards. Two typical examples for this type of pain, which would dictate completely different treatment procedures, would be facet joint pain and a disc…

Choosing the Right Tractor Tire Chains

Tractor tire chains come in many of the same models, styles, and designs as other tire chains. Depending on the size and brand of the tractor and tractor wheel, a variety of tire chains can be found. Like most other types of tire chains, there are many different options available in tractor tire chains. The…