Posts Tagged ‘family’

Finding Family: Lynn’s Story

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Lynn O. is a new friend of ours. She enjoys the pace of her life in Hawaii, and never gave a second thought to online services like people searches and reverse lookups. That is until she suddenly needed to locate her sister-in-law.

At first she wasn’t sure where to start. Lynn knew about public records websites, but was hesitant to try one. She decided to give it a shot, and visited PeopleFinders.com.

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A Day For Family And Friends

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Family! Friends! Loved Ones! Sunday, August 7 is your day.

The first Sunday in August is American Family Day and National Friendship Day. This day was meant to be spent with the people you love.

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7 Ways To Make Happiness Happen

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

If you’re happy and you know it, then August is the perfect month for you. Thanks to a group called The Secret Society of Happy People, August is now Happiness Happens Month. That’s 31 days to focus on your own happiness and celebrate joy in others.

We all have our own definitions of happiness. But we don’t all take time to work on actually being happy. In honor of Happiness Happens Months, here are 7 things you can do to make yourself and others a little happier.

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How long has it been since you’ve seen your old friends? Have you kept in touch with visits, calls, email or through social networks? Or have your cherished friendships slowly faded away?

What about your new friends? Do you spend time together? Or are you new friendships in danger of becoming nothing more than a memory?

May 15 – 20 is Old Friends, New Friends Week. It’s a time to rebuild relationships, strengthen friendships and make sure you’re not neglecting the important people in your life.

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National Post Card Week

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Remember the simple joy and excitement of a post card? You’d be sorting through the bills, brochures and junk mail – and there it was. A small greeting from a faraway place.

The first week of May is National Postcard Week. It’s seven days to relive the thrills of sending and receiving post cards.

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Imagine being separated from your family. Years go by without contact. You wonder where they live, if they’re doing well, and if they ever think about you.

This Wednesday is National Tell A Story Day. To get in the spirit, we’re happy to share a real-life story with an ending that filled our hearts with joy.

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Want to live longer? A positive attitude may be the key.

The age-old question about whether your glass is half-full or half-empty might be more important than we thought. Some people have a natural ability to stay positive and bounce back from hard times. Turns out these people are also likely to live longer. Do you have a positive attitude?

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It’s a scientific fact – we’re living longer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans are now living an average of 78.2 years. That number rises annually.

We’re also improving our survival rate. In 2009 we lost fewer Americans to common conditions like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Congratulations, we’re learning how to endure.

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7 Ways To Celebrate Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

When was the last time you did something nice for “no reason”? We all have the ability to brighten someone’s day. To bring a smile to the face a family member, friend or even a stranger. But how often do we try?

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It’s a 24-hour period dedicated to encouraging people to simply be kind to each other. Here are 7 ways you can participate:

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