Sheila Buck

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Sheila Buck

Objective

  • To share my knowledge with others.

My Publications

Living the Low-Income Life:

  1. 5 Affordable Winter Activities for Children (December 2009)
  2. 5 Affordable Spring Activities for Children (June 2010)
  3. 5 Affordable Summer Activities for Children (August 2010)
  4. Inexpensive Halloween Door Hangings (October 2010)

Frugal Recipes: Spending Less to Eat Healthy:

  1. The Health Benefits of the Banana (June 2010)
  2. Top Ten Tips for Eating Frugally (July 2010)
  3. Foods Available at Local Food Cupboards (August 2010)
  4. What is a Soup Kitchen and What is Usually Served at One? (September 2010)
  5. What is WIC and How is it Helpful? (September 2010)
  6. What is a Vegan Diet and is it Really Healthy? (September 2010)
  7. What is a Vegetarian Diet and is it Healthy? (September 2010)

Suit101:

  1. Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy (September 2010)
  2. Haunted Places in Maine (October 2010)
  3. Common Dog Illnesses (October 2010)
  4. Buying Clothes on a Budget (November 2010)
  5. Great Gifts for Psychology Students (January 2011)

Associated Content:

  1. Self Help for Depression (September 2010)
  2. Scars (September 2010)
  3. What is Pyromania and How is it Treated? (October 2010)
  4. How to Help a Friend Who Has Been a Victim of Domestic Violence (January 2011)

Factoidz:

  1. Effective Treatments for Insomnia (October 2010)
  2. What is Kleptomania? (October 2010)
  3. Types of Psychotic Disorders (October 2010)
  4. What is Conduct Disorder? (December 2010)
  5. What is Paranoid Personality Disorder? (January 2011)
  6. Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Its Principles (March 2011)

Helium:

  1. How to Settle a Gassy Stomach (October 2010)
  2. Teaching Family Members How to Pursue their Dreams (January 2011)
  3. Complications of Chickenpox (March 2011)
  4. Health Problems Related to Second Hand Smoke (March 2011)

Crosscut Literary Magazine:

  1. A Troll Tale: A Story from the World of Carthage:  Written with Katherine Hamilton, Published in Crosscut's 2009 Edition

Work History

Work History
Dec 2010 - Present

Writer for Examiner

Examiner.com

I am the Bangor Paganism Examiner, the Bangor Paranormal Examiner and the Bangor Children's Crafts Examiner

Aug 1998 - Present

Housekeeper

Quality Inn

Clean hotel rooms and wash laundry.

Nov 2009 - Present

Contributing Writer

Living The Low-Income Life

I write articles for low-income families. I write about activities that children can do that are inexpensive and sometimes free.

Jun 2010 - Present

Contributing Writer

Frugal Recipes: Spending Less to Eat Healthy

I write articles about the health benefits of foods, different diets and national food programs, as wellas other helpful information for low-income families.

Oct 2010 - Dec 2014

Marketplace Approved Writer

Helium

I wrote articles on topics of my choice. I write about crafts, pets, holidays, family events and psychological disorders.

Oct 2010 - Oct 2012

Factoidz Writer

Factoidz

I wrote Factoidz about various subjects.

Jun 2009 - Apr 2010

Daily Living Support Worker and Skills Development Worker

Community Care

I provided assistance to individuals with mental health problems. I helped them in their communities and in their homes. I taught living skills to my clients.

Dec 2008 - Jun 2009

Personal Support Specialist

Home Care for Maine

I provided cleaning and personal care for individuals who were elderly and/or ill.

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - May 2009

B.S. Phychology

Husson University

I have a Bachelors degree in Psychology.

Skills

Skills

Wordpress

I have started my own blog using Wordpress. It is in the beginning stages, but I am learning how to use the different features available to me.

Social Networking

I utilize the following social networks:   Facebook, Twitter, Stumbledupon and Linkedin

Communication

I have experience with the following communication skills:   Written communication Spoken communication Listening Building rapport Empathy

Microsoft Works Word Processor

I have used this writing software for a few projects.

Writing

I have experience writing:   Books Short stories Articles Newsletters Letters Research papers  

Organization

I began using organizational skills when I started college. Being organized helped me keep track of classes, homework, as well as the things I do at home. I used organization skills to keep track of my clients, paperwork and appointments at my previous place of employment.

Microsoft Office

I took a college class that taught this software. I use Microsoft Word to write stories and books.

Typing

I have been typing for many years. I took typing classes in high school and in college. I can type 80+ words a minute.