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Virginia Bola operated a rehabilitation company for 20 years, developing innovative job search techniques for disabled workers, while serving as a Vocational Expert in Administrative, Civil and Workers' Compensation Courts. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with deep interests in Social Psychology and politics and an admitted diet fanatic. She has performed therapeutic services for more than 20 years and has studied the effects of cultural forces and employment on the individual. The author of two interactive workbooks, The Wolf at the Door: An Unemployment Survival Manual and Diet With An Attitude: A Weight Loss Workbook, she also publishes a monthly ezine, The Worker's Edge and various weight loss mini-courses. She can be reached at http://www.DietWithAnAttitude.com/index2.html, http://www.UnemploymentBlues.com, or http:www.VirginiaBola.com.

Sunday, March 27, 2005

Happy Easter

Easter is always a time of hope and new beginnings even if you are not religious or even Christian. It is inevitably connected with Spring which universally signifies rebirth, revitalization, and positive expectations about the future. This year, the Pope is ailing, perhaps terminally, a woman's body is dying in a Florida hospital where her real personhood died 15 years ago, and the killing continues in Iraq. The national debt continues to rise, unemployment remains a national disgrace and Social Security reform is dividing the country. Where is our hope going to come from?

Well, there are baby steps toward peace in the Middle East, the rains have stopped in the Southern California hillsides, and the Tsunami victims are receiving unprecedented aid. Even in a world scarred with death and destruction, there are hints of greener fields to come. Let's spend our energy in nurturing that growth, not focusing on the dark side of our humanity which, unfortunately, often seems our predominant quality.


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