In today’s busy world, stress is a common ailment that plagues almost everyone. It can be extremely exhausting to deal with day to day life, such as running the kids around and working a full time job. This is why taking the occasional vacation is a must, especially if you want to maintain your sanity. With the summer months quickly approaching, you may be thinking about planning a vacation for you and your family, friends or other loved ones. In case you had any doubts, here are three key reasons why you must make time from your busy schedule to […]
Seasons are one of the ways in which all people mark the year. Each year, the seasons come one by one and with them come changes in our lives. One season that so many people love is spring. Spring is when the cold weather retreats and the world comes alive again. This is the time of year when so many people feel the need to begin their lives in a way that allows them to make all sorts of positive changes in their lives.
With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, people are looking for ways to feel healthy, wealthy and successful, but as far as feeling great is concerned, many individuals are looking for the answers in the wrong places. Someone could have all of the money in the world, but that person would not be happy without the right mindset. The way that you look at and interact with the world is much more important than external circumstances. If you want to improve your outlook, you are about to learn the top ways to enhance the way you feel about yourself […]
Valentine’s Day is a time when you show love and appreciation to the people you care about the most. This year, do not forget to demonstrate your caring to the most important person in your life – yourself. There are dozens of ways to show affection to yourself.
So, it’s the New Year again. Time to drag out those dusty old resolutions: lose weight, take the stairs instead of the elevator, and be more financially responsible. You know the ones. What if this year, though, you decide to change things up? Try to find ideas that will inspire and invigorate you rather than bore you to tears. In case you need help getting your mind turned in that direction, here are a few ideas.
The holiday season is a great time to bond with the ones you love. With so much emphasis placed on commercialism and gifts, it is important to focus more on spending time at home. Family traditions can be a great way to take the emphasis off of gifts and place it back on spending time creating memories. While your children are young, take advantage of this special and fleeting time. Create traditions that will help create memories that can last a lifetime. Your children will look fondly on these memories much more than they ever would a gift that is […]
As the holiday season approaches, you may find yourself thinking about gratitude and giving thanks. Although the terms are used interchangeably, they do not mean the same thing. Gratitude is a noun and a way of life. Giving thanks is a verb. Being thankful is about you. Giving thanks is about others.
The holiday season is a special time of thankfulness and joy. Whether you are bundled up and cozy or vacationing in a tropical climate with the family, the holidays are often a wonderful time to grow and bond with loved ones. Through reflection and shared experiences, you can choose to grow happiness and share love.
Do you live to work or work to live? While most of us hope the answer to that question is the latter, the reality is that many of us put in far more hours at the workplace that we wish was the case. Many believe they can, or should, be doing more, or at least, doing better. Maya Angelou said, “I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.” But, it’s often difficult to leave work and separate our personal life from our work life. Cell phone technology has allowed all of us to […]
Stress has a bad reputation. When you are tired, don’t feel well, or are feeling run down, the standard answer is “I’m just stressed.” Most people don’t understand the mechanisms of stress or realize that there is a form of stress that is beneficial and useful. Let’s break it down and take a closer look at what stress is and what it does.