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The Classic Pamela Positive: Why an Orphanage May Be a Positive Home

children-602967_640In the 1890s, people didn’t live very long. The average age from the late 1880s was, in fact, in the 40s.  So orphanages became a way for these young children whose parents died to have a home.  Currently there are 143 million orphans across the world. Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: Money Increases Happiness

banknote-15628_640Money increases happiness, according to Harvard University.  But only when it is lifting people out of extreme poverty.  It essentially comes down to Mazlow’s basic needs.  Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: Why Do We Live Apart from the Family We Love?

FamilyWhat We Can Learn from Asia

I am one of those fortunate people who will not need to board a flight this holiday. My family is local: My parents live 45 minutes away on the Peninsula, and my sister, brother-in-law and nephews and niece live about 1 mile from my parents. Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: Promise Yourself – To be too large for worry… (Part 10 of 10)

white-bengal-tiger-407027_640Promise Yourself, by Christian D. Larson

Promise Yourself is a beautiful list of 10 Positives we should “Promise Ourselves.”   Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: Promise Yourself – To give so much time… (Part 9 of 10)

balance-224644_640Promise Yourself, by Christian D. Larson

Promise Yourself is a beautiful list of 10 Positives we should “Promise Ourselves.” Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: Promise Yourself – To wear a cheerful… (Part 8 of 10)

boys-286151_640Promise Yourself, by Christian D. Larson

Promise Yourself is a beautiful list of 10 Positives we should “Promise Ourselves.”   Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: Promise Yourself – To forget the mistakes… (Part 7 of 10)

top-mountain-100961_640Promise Yourself, by Christian D. Larson

Promise Yourself is a beautiful list of 10 Positives we should “Promise Ourselves.”   Continue reading