Daily Archives: December 4, 2013

Stay Healthy and Combat Stress This Holiday Season

Augusta, GA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Steppingstones to Recovery offers tips for both patients and employees to keep in mind this holiday season. Steppingstones to Recovery urges people to deal with holiday stress in a positive manner and make adjustments to stay healthy.

The holiday season can be stressful for many people as family events, shopping and travel can take their toll. Family drama is often the most common cause of stress around the holiday season. Steppingstones to Recovery wants to teach people how to effectively deal with family issues and keep these issues from negatively affecting work.

The holiday schedule can also interfere with sleep patterns. Steppingstones to Recovery can help patients battle the effects of sleep loss. Decreased sleep is not the only way the holidays can affect your health. Holiday parties usually mean the consumption of fatty or unhealthy foods. Steppingstones to Recovery can help educate patients on how foods and correct nutrition can prevent holiday lethargy, stress, diabetes and depression.

Steppingstones offers a free family workshop for the community every Wednesday night from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. It is not necessary to call and pre-register. Attending this free workshop for a month or two vastly improves family knowledge of addiction and recovery.

Contact Steppingstones to Recovery for help this holiday season by calling 706-733-1935.

About the company:

Steppingstones to Recovery believes that drug and alcohol addiction begins innocently with social and experimental use, progresses to abusive use and then to dependence, which is accelerated if certain genetic factors are present. Steppingstones to Recovery, in business since 1997, is locally-owned and operated in the Augusta, GA area. They are located at 2610 Commons Blvd. Augusta, GA 30909. They can help with substance abuse issues locally here in the Augusta, GA area. They offer both substance abuse and mental health rehabilitation and treatment and accept all forms of insurance. Steppingstones to Recovery uses a holistic approach to all healing, body, mind and spirit, all of which suffers damage during years of neglect and abuse. The treatment environment is conducive to this theme. For more information, please visit their website, http://www.steppingstonestorecovery.com .







Aurora Treatment Center Launches New Consultation Program Based Upon National Statistics


Aurora, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

An Aurora treatment center is announcing that an updated, new consultation program is available for people living in Aurora and surrounding cities through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers.

This new program comes out of statistical data reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In 2012, an estimated 56.5 percent of males aged 12 or older were current drinkers, which was higher than the rate for females (47.9 percent). However, among youths aged 12 to 17, the percentage of males who were current drinkers (12.6 percent) was similar to the rate for females (13.2 percent). Also in the report, among young adults aged 18 to 25, an estimated 62.9 percent of males and 57.5 percent of females were current drinkers in 2012. In this age group, 45.8 percent of males and 33.2 percent of females reported binge drinking in 2012 (Figure 3.2). The rate of binge drinking among males aged 18 to 25 was lower in 2012 than in the years from 2002 to 2010. Among females in this age group, however, the rate in 2012 was similar to the rates in the years from 2002 to 2011.

Cocaine, heroin, Oxycontin and benzodiazepines are just a few of the drugs that the treatment center helps people put in their past. Alcoholism, a disease that destroys individuals as well as families, is addressed through the substance abuse treatment centers programs.

An initial step is detoxification from all mind-altering substances. This is overseen by a well-trained medical staff, making sure clients are supported, guided and nurtured through these initial hours and days free from their drug of choice. This is followed by counseling and therapeutic help and support.

Once people leave the treatment center, outpatient care and support is strongly suggested by counselors. Transitioning back into the real world takes time, too, and outpatient treatment allows clients an opportunity to share their victories and struggles with like-minded people. When its all put together, from detoxification to outpatient care, the substance abuse treatment center gives people a second chance.

For more information on the treatment center in Aurora, visit http://drugsdetox.org or call (888) 444-9148.







The Kidney Disease Solution Program Teaches People How To Improve Their Kidney Functions Naturally Through Diet Vinamy


Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Kidney Disease Solution program is a new one that reveals to people a lot of natural remedies for repairing their kidneys from the inside-out. The program also provides people with healthy and delicious juice recipes to detox their kidneys and liver. In addition, in this program, people will discover what foods to avoid and what foods to eat to revitalize their kidney health. Furthermore, the program is designed by Duncan Capicchiano, a medical researcher, health consultant ad nutritionist who has over 14 years of experience in teaching other people how to detoxify their body and improve their overall health quickly. Since Duncan Capicchiano released the Kidney Disease Solution program, a lot of clients used it to learn how to reverse their kidney disease and improve their impaired kidney function. Accordingly, the website Vinamy.com performed a detailed review about the effectiveness of this program.

A detailed review of Kidney Disease Solution on the site Vinamy.com indicates that this program can help people recover their health without using drugs, and get soft and smooth skin easily and quickly. The program also covers safe and natural remedies to lower creatinine levels, simple exercises to increase their energy, and healthy recipes to bring back their appetite. In addition, when ordering this program, people will get instruction books, and some special gifts from Duncan. Firstly, people will receive the Kidney Disease Solution book, the Dealing With Stress Naturally manual, and the How to Vastly Increase The Energy Levels in Seven Days manual. Secondly, people will get the Stress Buster Healing Meditation audio CD, and the Glycemic 101 manual. Finally, Duncan will provide people with the A Complete Health And Wellness audio, the Health And Wellness Guide manual, and the The Kidney Disease Solution – Your Kitchen Companion guide.

David Daulton from the site Vinamy.com says: Kidney Disease Solution is the unique program that provides people with detailed instructions on how to eradicate the root cause of their kidney impairment quickly and easily. The program also reveals to people a lot of advanced stress management techniques that help them get rid of their anxiety and depression. In addition, in this program, people will learn how to plan their meals for the month, and how to prevent kidney stones naturally by following proper diet plans. Moreover, Duncan also offers people a policy of money back guarantee if the Kidney Disease Solution program does not work for them.

If people wish to view pros and cons from a full Kidney Disease Solution review, they could visit the website: http://vinamy.com/the-kidney-disease-solution-program/.

To know more information about this program, get a direct access to the official site.

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About David Daulton: David Daulton is an editor of the website Vinamy.com. This website provides people with tips, methods, and natural remedies to eradicate the root cause of their kidney impairment. People could send their feedback to David Daulton on any digital products via email.







The Jump Manual Helps People Increase Their Vertical Jump Systematically – abb2u.com


(PRWEB) December 03, 2013

The Jump Manual is a new vertical jump training program created by Jacob W. Hiller, who promises to help people add at least 10 inches to their vertical jump in 12 weeks. This is a digital program that will use pure science to increase users leap. In other words, the program is a multi-faceted training approach that deals with every aspect of vertical explosion training, whereas others target only one facet. After the builder launched the new method, many customers have reported their success stories with The Jump Manual. As a result, the site abb2u.com tested the new method and has presented a complete overview.

A full overview of The Jump Manual on the site abb2u.comm indicates that this is a new and helpful vertical jump program that can help people increase their vertical jump substantially. The helpful method will provide users a nutrition plan, telling them exactly what to eat so that they can improve their performance, set their body in a muscle-building mode, prevent and reduce injury. It will also teach users theories and practices of how to boost their performance effectively. Thanks to the program, people can build up momentum, might and speed to take their highest leap.

Dan Mathews from the site abb2u.com says that: This is a new and safe vertical jump training program that can help people maximize their vertical jump quickly. This program in the form of an e-book consists of videos, printable workouts and pictures; users can download and view it on Windows, Mac and Linux. Users will have lifetime access to the Jumpers Forum. Moreover, users can take advantage of the limited one-one email coaching with Jacob W. Hiller in 30 days. They will also learn much from interviews with NBA coach Dave Copla and performance psychologist Dr. Patrick Cohn. Last but not least, the program will offer users a 60-day money back guarantee if they are not happy with the result.

If people wish to get advantages and disadvantages of The Jump Manual overview, they could visit the website.

To obtain more information about The Jump Manual, gain direct access to the official website.

About the website: abb2u.com is the site developed by Dung Vu. The site serves to supply people with methods, programs, techniques, tips, and tricks in entertainment, self-help, and health &fitness. Should people have any questions or comments on digital products, they could write emails to Dung Vu.







Performance Assessment Network Hosts Live Webinar on New Self-Authoring Tool and How It Is Empowering Companies to Deliver Proprietary Content


Carmel, IN (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading provider of talent measurement solutions, today announced that it will be hosting a live webinar for Human Resources leaders and Industrial/Organization Psychologists on how to use its self-authoring tool to web-enable proprietary assessment content.

PANs authoring tool was moved out of beta and into the market on November 10, 2013. It provides clients with the ability to create test items for online delivery using answers based in free text, multiple choice, Likert-type ratings, ranking, and/or rich content including audio and video formats.

Webinar attendees will learn:


Why using the authoring tool to web-enable proprietary assessment content can improve candidate experience.
How the authoring tool works including a first-hand look at the technology through an in-depth product demo.
How the pan platform is designed to be flexible, configurable, and scalable to meet client demand.

Webinar Title: Web-Enabling Your Test Content with PAN Self-Authoring Tool

When:Tuesday, December 10 and Thursday, December 12 at 3:00 PM ET

Who: Kimberly Cochrun, Client Relationship Manager at PAN

Kevin Gregg, Product Owner at PAN

About PAN:

Since 2000, PAN has provided solutions across the entire talent lifecycle through online administration, distribution, and analysis of psychological pre- and post-employment assessment screening and testing. As a leading provider of assessment and talent measurement solutions, PAN services more than 5,000 customers in over 20 countries. Visit http://www.panpowered.com or call 317-814-8800 for more information.







Cialdini, Shankman, and Ash to Keynote Pubcon New Orleans 2014


Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Three tremendous social media and digital marketing innovators are set to highlight the Pubcon New Orleans 2014 conference, with highly anticipated major keynote addresses lined up by online influence expert Dr. Robert Cialdini, author and angel investor Peter Shankman, and bestselling author and noted landing page leader Tim Ash.

TUESDAY KICKOFF KEYNOTE BY ROBERT CIALDINI

Pubcon, the premier social media and optimization conference recently named a Forbes must-attend event, is happy to welcome back Dr. Robert Cialdini, professor emeritus of psychology and marketing at Arizona State University, social psychologist, and author of the bestselling book Influence: Science & Practice, who will present the kickoff keynote address at Pubcon New Orleans 2014.

Cialdini, an internationally-known expert in the fields of persuasion, negotiation, and compliance, is considered the Godfather of influence, and his New York Times bestselling book listed by Fortune Magazine as one of the 75 Smartest Business Books and by CEO Read as one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time has been published in 27 languages.

I couldnt be more pleased to have the opportunity to present at Pubcon, which I consider a not-to-be-missed event within the search and social media industry, Cialdini said. I look forward to documenting how several simple yet powerful principles of social influence can be deployed via electronic media in wholly ethical and dramatically profitable ways, Pubcon New Orleans 2014 kickoff keynote speaker Cialdini added.

Were delighted to have Dr. Cialdini present a major kickoff keynote address at Pubcon New Orleans 2014 this March 17 20 at the state-of-the-art New Orleans Convention Center, where his unique insight into negotiation, influence, sales, management, marketing, leadership, and communication is certain to provide plenty of the actionable take-aways that Pubcon is famous for, said Pubcon founder and chief executive Brett Tabke.

Along with Malcolm Gladwell and Guy Kawasaki, Dr. Cialdini is one of the highest-rated speakers we have ever had, and were happy to have him present a longer, more in-depth keynote than we have historically had at Pubcon, Tabke added.

Cialdini, who is Regents professor emeritus of psychology and marketing at Arizona State University, has conducted extensive bleeding-edge research on why we comply with requests research that has led to his appearance in Harvard Business Reviews Breakthrough Ideas for Todays Business Agenda.

Among Cialdinis many major corporate clients have been Google, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Coca Cola, Merrill Lynch, Pfizer, IBM, The Weather Channel, the United States Department of Justice, and his groundbreaking work on influence has been featured in many mainstream publications including ABC, CNN, the London Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Time Magazine, Dateline NBC, CNBC, Washington Post, Forbes, and Business Week, among others.

Pubcon audiences are in for an outstanding treat as Cialdini will captivate with his inimitable perspective on digital influence in a must-attend keynote during March in lively New Orleans, kicking off the week of new media and search marketing exploration that for over 13 years has been known as Pubcon.

WEDNESDAY KEYNOTE BY PETER SHANKMAN

The next keynote at Pubcon New Orleans 2014 will be Wednesdays address by author and angel investor Peter Shankman, principal and co-founder at global consultancy Shankman | Honig.

PR Week magazine has described Shankman as redefining the art of networking, and Investors Business Daily has called him crazy, but effective.

An author, entrepreneur, speaker, and worldwide connector, Shankman is globally recognized for radically new ways of thinking about marketing, customer service, advertising, PR, and social media.

Shankman is currently the co-founder of Shankman | Honig, and is best known for founding Help A Reporter Out (HARO) in 2008, which in under a year became the top website for thousands of journalists on deadline to connect with experts and sources for their stories around the globe. In June of 2010, less than three years after Shankman started HARO in his apartment, it was acquired by Vocus, Inc.

Shankman is also a noted angel investor, specializing in very early stage technology, advertising, marketing, and social media companies.

Among Shankmans many major corporate clients have been American Express, Sprint, The US Department of Defense, Royal Bank of Canada, Snapple Beverage Group, Unum, Walt Disney World, United Airlines, Saudi Aramco, Taj Hotels and Resorts, Peninsula Hotels, Foley Hoag, LLP, Haworth, Abercrombie and Kent, Liberty Safe Company, Discovery Networks, and Harrahs Hotels.

Since 1995, Shankman has maintained an award-winning blog, and he is the author of three books including Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management is over and Collaboration is In, Customer Service: New Rules for a Social-Enabled World, and Can We Do That?! Outrageous PR Stunts That Work and Why Your Company Needs Them.

Shankman has shared his insight with audiences worldwide at events including TEDx and South By Southwest, TBEX Europe, The Public Relations Society of America, CTIA, CTAM, CES, PMA, OMMA, Mobile Marketing Asia, and the Direct Marketing Association, among others, however this will be his first Pubcon event.

Shankman sits on the advisory boards of several companies, including DailyWorth, ScotteVest and Namely, holds a seat on the NASA Civilian Advisory Council, and is a marketing pundit for several national and international news channels, including CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, and MSNBC.

Shankman is frequently quoted in major media and trade publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Daily News, The Associated Press, Reuters and USA Today.

A Boston University graduate, Shankman began his career at America Online as a senior news editor, helping found AOL Newsroom and spearheading coverage of the Democratic and Republican 1996 conventions, which marked the first time an online news service covered any major political event.

In 2011, Shankman authored a Tweet that was voted as one of the Top Ten Tweets of the year by Twitter and ABC News, out of more than 120 billion tweets sent.

THURSDAY KEYNOTE BY TIM ASH

Tim Ash, bestselling author and chief executive at landing page optimization firm SiteTuners, will deliver Pubcon’s third and final major keynote address during Pubcon New Orleans 2014, on Thusday, March 20.

Ash, a noted speaker and leading expert in online conversion, will present a keynote address at one of the years biggest and most anticipated weeks of new media and search learning during Pubcon New Orleans 2014.

A computer scientist and cognitive scientist by education, with PhD studies in neural networks and artificial intelligence, Ash has developed an expertise in user-centered design, landing page testing, and persuasion and understanding online behavior. In the mid-1990s he became one of the early pioneers in the discipline of website conversion rate optimization.

Ash is the founder and chairperson of Conversion Conference, a frequent contributor to print and online publications including ClickZ, Website Magazine, Visibility and others, and earned a dual-major Bachelor of Science degree with highest distinction in computer engineering and cognitive science from U.C. San Diego while studying under a U.C. regents rcholarship, the highest academic scholarship awarded by the U.C. system. During his PhD studies at U.C. San Diego Ash also earned his Masters degree in computer science.

Ash, who has developed successful online initiatives for top firms includ

Michael The Situation Sorrentino, Star of Jersey Shore, Sharing His Stories of Success & Addiction through American Program Bureau


Newton, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Michael Sorrentino, better known as The Situation from MTVs #1 cable reality show, Jersey Shore, is scheduling speaking engagements exclusively through American Program Bureau (APB). While Sorrentino has become a worldwide pop and cultural icon, he also holds two additional titles: successful entrepreneur and recovering drug addict. Now, he is ready to share his inspirational story of pursuing ones dreams, encountering the light and dark sides of fame, and facing lifes struggles head-on to become a stronger person.

While most audiences identify Sorrentino as the happy-go-lucky housemate always intent on working out and looking good; he soon entered the dark world of addiction after severely injuring his back during an on-set accident. He was prescribed prescription painkillers, but before long, The Situation was suffering from a never ending cycle of pain and painkiller abuse.

Fortunately, Sorrentino bravely sought the help he needed and is now enjoying the road to recovery. Sorrentinos humorous and informative programs offer an in-depth look at how this worldwide star followed his passion, fell down hard, and picked himself up. Part lecture and part Q&A. Sorrentino speaks from an honest place, sparking important discussions about drug use, recovery and fame.

Sorrentinos charismatic delivery makes him a popular guest among colleges, associations, health groups and his many fans around the world. Organizations wishing to book Michael Sorrentino should contact American Program Bureau at 1-617-614-1600 for information on available dates. For more information on American Program Bureau, please visit http://www.apbspeakers.com. For a profile on Michael The Situation Sorrentino, please visit http://www.apbspeakers.com/speaker/michael-sorrentino.

About American Program Bureau

Founded in 1965, American Program Bureau has long provided a vocal platform for the worlds most inspiring voices on the topics of pop culture, fitness, nutrition, and substance abuse including Patrick Kennedy, Chris Herren, Tony Hoffman, David Scheff and more.

The global leader in the professional speaking industry, APB exclusively represents hundreds of speakers and serves thousands of clients worldwide. Today, APB represents the top thought leaders across the realms of entertainment, healthcare, government, business and technology including Mikhail Gorbachev, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Richard Branson, Michael Douglas and many others.







Zithromax Arrhythmia Allegations Lawyers: Resource4thePeople Alerts Consumers to another Health Warning Involving Antibiotics

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Zithromax-lawsuits.html

Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers affected by allegations that Zithromax and other azithromycin-based antibiotics may cause life-threatening side effects such as arrhythmia and sudden death.

“These dangerous side effects are now posted on the non-profit consumer advocate Public Citizen’s ‘Worst Pills, Best Pills,’ site,* which provides an independent analysis of thousands of the most common medications available to Americans,” said Resource4thePeople.

“We are announcing that health warnings such as this and one** issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are generating increasing numbers of inquiries from consumers who may have been affected by these allegations and are requesting information about how to seek compensation for medical and other expenses.

“As a result of this demand our nationwide team of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in response to what legal options may be available in connection with these allegations.”

Both Public Citizen and the FDA describe Zithromax as a macrolide antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections in many parts of the body.

Public Citizen reports that the following adverse events have been reported with macrolide antibiotics:

“Heart rhythm disturbances known as ventricular arrhythmia, including ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) and torsades de pointes in individuals with prolonged QT intervals. (Torsades de pointes is a French phrase that means twisted point, describing the appearance of this rhythm disturbance on the electrocardiogram [EKG or ECG] tracing. The QTc interval is the length of time it takes the large chambers of the heart [ventricles] to electrically discharge and recharge. A prolongation of the QTc interval can lead to torsades de pointes and sudden death. The QTc interval is measured by an EKG in milliseconds [msec]. The lowercase c indicates that the QT interval has been corrected for the patients heart rate.”

The March 3, 2013 Health Warning** issued by the FDA addressed similar concerns:

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public that azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax) can cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart that may lead to a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm. Patients at particular risk for developing this condition include those with known risk factors such as existing QT interval prolongation, low blood levels of potassium or magnesium, a slower than normal heart rate, or use of certain drugs used to treat abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias. This communication is a result of our review of a study by medical researchers as well as another study by a manufacturer of the drug that assessed the potential for azithromycin to cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart.”

To aid consumers, Resource4thePeople is providing this detailed list of conditions that have been identified as symptoms of possible arrhythmia, sudden death and other serious health allegations involving popular antibiotics such as Zithromax.

These symptoms have been identified by the Food and Drug Administration and respected medical authorities and are among the allegations currently being investigated by our attorneys on behalf of consumers,” said Resource4thePeople.

The medications involved are known generically as azithromycin, and are sold under names such as Zithromax, Zithromax Z-Pak, Zithromax Tri-Pak and Zmax.

Among the symptoms that have been identified on the U.S. National Institutes of Health web site*** are:

Popular Orange County Divorce Attorney-Mediator Takes on Divorce Rate, Expanding Firm so that More Families Can Experience ‘A Better Divorce’ in California


Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Alternative Divorce Solutions, Inc. – With over 160,500 couples initiating divorce proceedings in the state of California in 2012 (Judicial Council of California, 2013 Court Statistics Report), many families are overwhelmed with the steps required to end their marriages. With horror stories of their friends and colleagues divorces spiraling out of control (exorbitant attorney fees, court cases dragging on for years and an unwillingness to reach agreements on even simple matters), many couples are horrified about entering the process. Sadly, the fallout of these ever-increasing trends is devastating more and more children.

Top Orange County family law attorney and mediator Lani Baron, Esq., founder of Alternative Divorce Solutions, Inc., has dedicated her firm to creating an option that few have heard of or considered in this litigious state: Divorce Mediation. The trend is becoming so popular in fact, that she is growing her staff to respond to the demand; adding four new associates to her team and relocating her Newport Beach office in preparation of a state-wide expansion in 2014.

Alexandra Baron, Esq., a graduate of Whittier Law School, and Pepperdine Law Schools Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, currently an Associate at Alternative Divorce Solutions Inc., will support the firms pending expansion. As a lawyer and mediator, she guides clients through a fair and amicable process that has roots in Positive Psychology. Well-read and studied in the areas of mindfulness, active listening, and nonviolent communication, Alexandra Baron is a valuable extension to the existing team, bringing extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution and mediation.

Expanding the firms current offerings will be family attorney Courtney Glickman, who will head the Estate Planning Division for Alternative Divorce Solutions. Glickman is a member the California State Bar Association Trusts and Estates section. Courtney Glickman graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a BA in Philosophy, after which she attended Whittier Law School. Born into a family of estate planning attorneys, Glickmans goal is to ease future uncertainties for families in transition and to support families in planning for the unexpected.

Malori Giron is a paralegal and case manager for Alternative Divorce Solutions. After Ms. Giron earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a double major in Sociology from San Diego State University, she attained her Paralegal Certificate, which was approved by the American Bar Association. Finally, Giron, received her credentials as a notary public to ensure that the Alternative Divorce Solutions clients could notarize their divorce decrees at their convenience. Giron handles the procedural aspects of the divorce process, which include document and pleading preparation for court submission, deadline management, and corresponding with clients.

Kelley Thorpe Baker joins the team as the Vice President Business Development & Marketing. A wellness entrepreneur and marketing strategist, Baker was once a client of the firm, and had a chance to experience the process of divorce mediation first hand. As parents of a young son, Baker and her prior husband are passionate advocates of divorce mediation. Baker brings her background as a hospitality executive and marketing director to the firm, and will direct the marketing efforts for Alternative Divorce Solutions as it expands statewide.

Lani Baron is a thought leader in the area of divorce mediation in the state of California, with plans to expand the firm statewide in 2014. The firm has launched a nationwide media campaign to create awareness around the benefits of Divorce Mediation. The mission of Alternative Divorce Solutions is to provide solutions for families who wish to create #abetterdivorce through #mediation. The firm is also updating followings with trends on Premarital Agreements (#thenewprenup). Online/social media followers are increasing quickly, with calls coming into the office at a record pace.

“After my parents’ high conflict divorce, I dreamed that I could change the way divorce is handled, explains Lani Baron. When I started my practice and began helping families, I began to realize that my dream was becoming a reality. I plan to lead my team with strength, compassion and courage as we expand throughout California. I have hand selected a group of talented, passionate professionals who are highly capable of spreading the message about peaceful divorce. I am excited to see what the future will bring our firm and the families we have the opportunity to help.”

The firm is expanding to meet the demand of families looking for more peaceful and respectful ways to divorce. In response to the changing demographics and finances of couples today, Baron has launched an awareness campaign educating couples on the value of premarital and postmarital agreements (#thenewprenup), encouraging couples to engage in conversations about finances, debt, family assets and pre-existing businesses early in the relationship. Additionally, several must-have Family Emergency Protection and trust-based estate planning products are being brought to market this year by the firm’s Estate Planning department, lead by Courtney Glickman.

Alternative Divorce Solutions office is located at 100 Bayview Circle, Suite 315, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Families are always invited to come and speak with Lani Baron privately to discuss their situation in a consultation, in person, via Skype or over the phone by calling Alternative Divorce Solutions at (949) 200-8412 or contacting the team online.

About Lani Baron, Esq., Alternative Divorce Solutions

Alternative Divorce Solutions is a boutique family law firm in Orange County, California. The firm was founded by attorney-mediator Lani Baron, who created the practice because she believed that families should be offered a better way to divorce. Alternative Divorce Solutions offers Team Mediation, which is an approach that allows an expert to participate in the mediation process based on the needs of a particular client. Through this process, Alternative Divorce Solutions teams with Certified Divorce Financial Analysts, Forensic Accountants, and Parenting Coaches to facilitate a better outcome for the family involved. Lani Baron is a thought leader in the area of divorce mediation in the state of California, with plans to expand her firm statewide in 2014. The firm has launched a nationwide media campaign to create awareness around the benefits of #divorcemediation. The mission of Alternative Divorce Solutions is to provide solutions for families who wish to create #abetterdivorce through #mediation. The firm also provides a variety of family law services, including trust-based estate planning services, post-order modifications, premarital and postmarital agreements, and support for same-sex couples. Visit Lani Barons practice online at http://www.altdivorcesolutions.com.