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Affluent Magazine Feb  2009

Feb 2009

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Tame Them to Be Wild

by Dave Pauli

Tame Them to Be Wild

Every summer, The Humane Society of the United States' Northern Rockies regional office is asked by Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks or the Beartooth Nature Center to accept "human-imprinted" or "orphaned" raccoon cubs with little chance for survival in the wild. 

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Hotel Carl Gustaf: St. Barths Jewel Sparkles

by Patricia Harper

Hotel Carl Gustaf: St. Barths Jewel Sparkles

This upscale outpost draws countless A-listers, who adore its dazzling beaches, exclusive yachting and social scene, world-class shopping, and superb cuisine. In this ever changing world, St Barths could guarantee a mix of stunning natural beauty with plenty of pampering, all amid a stylish, laid back atmosphere.

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Sleep with Art at the 21c Museum Hotel: Dedicated to world class luxuries, Southern-style hospitality, and contemporary art

by Madison Freeman

Sleep with Art at the 21c Museum Hotel: Dedicated to world class luxuries, Southern-style hospitality, and contemporary art

Thoroughbred racing, fried chicken, and some of the finest bourbon you’ll ever sip... While this winning combination is often associated with the Bluegrass state, Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is quietly earning another impressive reputation: art mecca. Yes, really.

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Get Mentally Tough: Seven Secrets to Resilience During Difficult Times

by Dr. Nancy D. O'Reilly

Get Mentally Tough: Seven Secrets to Resilience During Difficult Times

Change is not always easy; in fact, for many of us change is downright difficult. Humans are creatures of habit. We like our world to be predictable, and we want to know what to expect in our lives, moment to moment. In today's world, however, change is part of life.

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Streaking for the Soul

by Rena Reese

The word streaking has a way of titillating us. The fun, the fear and the freedom associated with this act is what lands streaking on the to-do list of countless people every year. There is an aliveness that this act fosters that connects us to our physical body and our senses. There is a spiritual counterpart to this aliveness, it is called a high vibration and it lives in every one of our cells. When we are happy, content with our choices and fully engaged in life we elevate our vibration. As a result we contribute our positive energy to the world and are better able to handle what comes up in life.

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Do You Talk Yourself Out of Business?

by Sandy Dumont

Do You Talk Yourself Out of Business?

As Gen X girls came of age, sturdy clunky shoes became the rage. Colette Dowling’s 1981 book “The Cinderella Complex” may have inspired them to convey to the world that they had both feet planted firmly on the ground, and were not about to depend upon a man to take care of them. Sadly, they entered the workforce and encountered the Glass Ceiling.

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How to Really Stay On Track This Year

by Debbie Mandel

How to Really Stay On Track This Year

By now some of the new goals we nobly aspired to reach may have melted away. “I wish I had your will power,” people often tell me when they see me at the gym or read my writing.

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A History Making Year in Finances: Lessons Learned From 2008

by Robin S. Davis, CFP

A History Making Year in Finances: Lessons Learned From 2008

The message is that you have to make your financial advisors, legal advisors, health care providers and tax preparers, as well as all other professionals in your life, accountable.

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Bang & Olufsen Introduces BeoSound 5

by Affluent Magazine

Bang & Olufsen Introduces BeoSound 5 Bang & Olufsen, the world's leading provider of exclusive, high-quality audio and video products, announces the North American arrival of its first fully digital audio system, BeoSound 5. Read More

In Challenging Times, Service Matters Most!

by Ron Kaufman

In Challenging Times, Service Matters Most!

As the wind of economic cycles blows hard, some businesses try to contain costs by cutting corners on customer service. This is exactly the wrong thing to do, because service matters now more than ever.

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