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Here’s Why You Need to Take Your Time in Finding the Love You Deserve

I am in my 50+ and dating at this age could seem even more like a treachery minefield. Especially if you've been through your fair share of painful heartbreaks, separation, and divorce, you know it's difficult at first to be emotionally prepared for venturing out back into the 'dating safari park.' But get this, even when you ready and find someone who is also single and in the same age group, there are good chances that they are divorced and solo parenting with impossible demands on their time too. So, how do singles in their 40-50s make dating work for them? Well, we give online dating an honest try.... Read More...

6 Helpful Steps for Going Gluten-Free & Feeling Better

Being told you need to cut gluten from your diet is likely going to mean you have to stop eating your favorite dishes as you once knew them. And you’re certainly going to spend much more time studying ingredient labels to ensure something is safe for you to consume. But, as I’ve slowly realized, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world! Going gluten-free is manageable.... Read More...

What’s the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee?

Are you a die-hard fan of coffee too? Then, this article is definitely for you! Some people have an occasional cup of coffee to enjoy conversations with their loved ones. On the other hand, there are a few others who can barely function through a day without having their daily cup of coffee. But, did you know that there are appropriate time and method to have your first cup of caffeine?... Read More...

Helpful Life Skill: How to Avoid an Ugly Argument

Have you ever felt GOOD after an ugly argument? Me neither. Even on the rare (really rare) occasion when I was able to “agree to disagree” with whoever sat on the opposite end of that particular opinion scale, I still felt annoyed. Unhappy. It all felt unfinished… It makes sense because arguments are never based on interest, curiosity or any sense of mutual benefit.... Read More...

5 Acts Of Self-Care You Can Practice Every Day

Looking after your physical and mental health means that you have the best chance to feel well, to stay active, and you’re likely to experience fewer health problems later in life as a result. Find out how to enhance your self-care routine in five manageable steps...... Read More...

How to Plan Your Day and Stick to it

Is having a foolproof way to plan the day can help in creating more time? Most people these days tend to complain about the lack of time in their life. There is never enough time... And time is one thing that we cannot buy. We might be dreaming about having time to tick off all the things on our to-do list with ease and still have some time for hobbies and other fun activities and spend quality time with people we love most. Despite the above wish list, the fact remains that we are always playing catch up game with time. So how do we create more of it?... Read More...

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Life

Our wellbeing should be at the heart of all that we do. We are living longer and working harder than ever, and yet we still try to fit in all the things that we love, which can lead us to complete exhaustion. Combined, this can mean a burnout is on the horizon, and that our mental health suffers as a result. Thankfully, taking a step back and slowing down is all that many of us need to recuperate. You can enjoy life again, and you can improve your outlook; all you need to do is focus more on your health and wellbeing, and to make these 4 simple lifestyle changes starting today.... Read More...

How to Eat Healthy While on Vacation

So you’ve decided to go on vacation, and perhaps you've taken a look at some french riviera vacation rentals and booked your time away. Now what? Chances are you’ve also been on a bit of a diet, trying to eat healthy, as you wish to look and feel good while you’re away. But how can you stick to your healthy diet when you’re on vacation, and resist all those delicious temptations you’re going to be faced with? It's easier than you think.... Read More...

How to Quit Your Day Job and Do What You Love

I was working a corporate job as a marketing manager for a high-end real estate law firm in Newport Beach, California, good money, but all I had was the vaguest notion there was something more out there than what I was living - something that would fulfill me professionally, give me more autonomy, and pay for some of the good things in life. I suppose I just wanted to be the one steering my boat, as it were, and not have someone else at the wheel. So I quit my day job.... Read More...

How to Cope with Grief When You Lose Someone You Love

No doubt, we’ll all lose someone we feel like we can’t live without, and our hearts will be badly broken. Our souls will weep, and no matter what we do, there will be no way to control the hurt. Grief becomes a scar on the part of our soul that survives. In a lot of cases, we will probably never completely get over the loss of this person. But there might be elements of good news in that loss. It's like having a broken leg that never heals correctly—it still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.... Read More...

How to Make Time For Self-Care No Matter How Busy You Are

Busy life often leaves no time for self-care to unwind and de-stress. Half of us are running on an empty tank, stretching ourselves too thin which affects our work, our relationships, and our overall well-being. But guess what, as silly as it sounds, we can't pour from an empty cup and truly be there for others when we can't even take care of our needs. Failing to give yourself the attention you deserve can cause a lot of problems in the long run. However, it does not have to be this way, since you can always make time for self-care.... Read More...

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

When you can't get to fall asleep easily or fail to sleep through the night, all the tossing and turning means you get up feeling tired and usually, let's face it, in a very bad mood! The causes of disrupted sleep are endless, including undiagnosed sleep apnea, poor sleeping posture, trying to sleep at the wrong time, or environmental issues. It’s important to get to the bottom of the root causes, otherwise, too many nights sleeping fitfully will begin to have a deleterious effect on mood, alertness, and productivity. Let’s look at how you can get a better night’s sleep.... Read More...

How to De-Stress With Some Fun Activities

Stress negatively impacts our lives. While time helps stress pass, there are fun activities that can help alleviate stress much quicker. These activities will help with stress management and make tough situations a lot easier. Whether alone or with friends, there are certain things you can do that will improve your mental health. Having fun whilst recharging your batteries will help you achieve your goals in life as you embrace the peace of mind that comes with fun activities. ... Read More...

It’s Time to Put Emotional Fitness on The Curriculum

I often worry about the younger generation and all the pollution they have to take care of. The seas, the air, the digital landscape: nothing is easy about navigating those issues, and we still don’t teach resilience, mental strength and emotional strategies at schools – right where they SHOULD be taught. Emotional fitness is your best armor against all of life’s challenges. When you’re emotionally fit, there’s nothing that can throw you off course because you’ve cultivated the inner-strength to block difficulties from infiltrating your mission and affecting your purpose.... Read More...

5 Effective Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience

Emotional resilience is that indefatigable quality that allows us to adapt to challenging, stressful or unforeseen circumstances and bounce back, rather than fall apart. It’s what enables some people to persevere in the face of significant setbacks and roll with the punches, while others fall at the first hurdle. Think of it as both a preventative and protective mental armor.... Read More...

5 Amazing Places You Have to See in Sardinia

One of the great perks of living and traveling in Europe is that you can hop on a plane and be wherever you need to be in a matter of a couple of hours which is always handy when you live in a bustling city like London and crave a change of scenery now and then. And so one evening, after a particularly hectic week, I knew I needed a break; I've opened Google Maps and stared onto Mediterranean sea for a reason unknown to me. What caught my glimpse was Sardinia. I knew next to nothing about Sardinia, yet heard a lot of great things about this island; I wanted to learn more. And so before the dust settles in, I've decided to sit down and share the fantastic experience of visiting Sardinia. Enjoy!... Read More...

How to Overcome Risk Aversion in Life

What makes people prone to risk aversion in life? Recently I was speaking to a friend, in her early 40s, who commented that she gets older, the more she's scared of taking a risk. She figured that she has MORE to lose now, and the thought of doing something bold, like quitting her job, following her dreams, or taking bigger actions just became more and more daunting. And it's a common complaint. We refer to people who are young as 'young, free and single,' and we tell them to 'do it while you can.' But it's not a complaint I agree with.... Read More...

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