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Goodwill Closed? What to Do With Your Donations
I once worked with a client who had a ton of clothes. He hired me to help him go through it all, from socks to slacks....
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The Rewards of Volunteering
Let’s hear from some retirement age people who are active as volunteers. The quotes below come from in depth interviews...
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Ask Amava: Be a Food Bank Volunteer in the...
I really want to do something to help out in my community during these disorienting times. I’m concerned about my own...
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Ask Amava: How to Make Extra Money
Like a lot of people, I’m thinking about ways to make some extra money. I am not hoping to work full-time, but am...
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Life Knows Best: After the Isolation
It’s late afternoon on a lovely, early summer day here in southeast China. As I pen this bit of prose, a cool breeze...
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Five Tips to Tame the Coronavirus Clutter...
A friend FaceTimed me the other day and man, she didn’t look quite right. “Hey there, you okay…?” I asked.  ...
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The Life We Imagine: Thoughts on Living
Some of us speak about the stages in life, about where we ought to be at particular times or ages in our lives. We speak...
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4 Tips for Healthy Minds During Coronavirus...
For all of us, this spring is different from any season we’ve experienced before. Due to Covid-19 quarantines we’re...
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Suggestions from a Professional Reader
In this “ new now” where our fairy tale has become a dystopian novel, I find solace in story. Thank you to writers...
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Downsizing 101: It’s All About Baby Steps...
A clever Facebook post recently caught my attention. The caption went something like, “25 Things You Can Do to...
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4 Tips for Home Workouts During Social...
Wow, things have surely changed in the last 3 weeks. What was a vague threat has become a real, though ever-changing...
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For Caregivers During Covid-19
The definition of American hero is being recast in real-time. Amava salutes doctors, nurses, caregivers, teachers, EMTs...
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