Many of us yearn to travel and see the world. In German, the yearning to visit far-away places in known as "fernweh," which translates to "farsickness." Chances are, you've sat in class or at work thinking about the interesting places and events you'd like to see. You can combine your intentions to travel with philanthropy, using volunteer opportunities to see the world while making a positive impact on international communities. Here are a few things to keep in mind while you search for volunteer opportunities abroad.

People are free to lead the lifestyle they choose. Depending on how we choose to live our lives, legal woes may or may not be a regular part of it. Admittedly, there are lifestyle types that are riskier than others, leading us to a future that is not as clear as we had hoped for. [caption id="attachment_3934" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Image Source Image Source[/caption] The Rebel If you are someone who enjoys and actually gets a kick from leading a life that often challenges the law, then you are ...


The days are long gone when you stuck with an employer (and oftentimes a job) until you retired at 65 and rode off into the sunset. These days, it’s not uncommon for a person to have several full and fulfilling careers. People are choosing to not retire, they’re going back to school in their golden years, and it’s okay if you try out one career and find that it’s just not for you. The stigma is gone, but the fear of failure is still very strong.

It’s kind of ridiculous that people are expected to decide at 18 what to major in or what vocational school to attend and jump on a path that will dictate their career for the rest of their life. Would you trust an 18 year old to do anything? College is supposed to be the time to figure out what you want to do, but sometimes what looks good on paper (or in class) doesn’t translate to the career of your dreams. It’s not too late. 


Buying a home remains an American dream for many, but it can seem impossible once you start digging into how much those mortgages really cost you. It’s important to take advantage of every possible tax break, incentive or “short cut” (legally) that you can. However, those who enrolled in a Native American tribe often overlook one of the most valuable resources available. If this is you or someone you know, it’s time to learn about Section 184.

Don’t confuse this with “Section 8” housing which unfortunately has a stigma surrounding it and is focused on anyone who qualifies as low income. Section 184 is a program designed exclusively for any member of a tribe regardless of financial situation. It’s an “Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program” that offers the lowest possible mortgage rate for first time Native home buyers. However, that’s just the beginning of the perks.

Cleaning-Stainless-Steel-Appliances Millions of consumers have purchased stainless steel appliances for their beauty, shine, and style - only to have their dreams crushed by the excessive, constant polishing and upkeep required by "steel" that is the furthest thing from "stainless." To the dismay of owners, stainless steel appliances can quickly become unsightly without the tedious daily polishing that is typically required multiple times a day. In today's busy world, no one has time or energy for that. Between fingerprints, water marks, streaks and other blemishes, stainless steel appliances can look ugly, dirty, and old - even after just being cleaned. Worse, it's possible for marks and scuffs to penetrate the stainless steel polish to permanently mark the steel.

There are times when communicating with fellow humans becomes so complicated that you will inevitably wind up feeling exhausted. But then, your feelings still need to be released somehow. As the professionals at Sunset Blvd. Animal Clinic suggest, why not talk to your pet instead?

It's not as odd as it may sound. Recent studies have shown that having a meaningful bond with an animal can be very beneficial to human health. This is particularly true for of mental health, an area in which many humans find themselves floundering. It is not quite a hidden secret that human mental health is greatly affected by the ability to communicate. The primary reason for many people’s loneliness is the lack of communication with others, as well as a lack of meaningful relationships.

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