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6 Ways to Make Your Home a Stress-Free Sanctuary

Do you ever feel like you can’t relax and unwind, even in your own home? You come back from work exhausted and frustrated, and all you’re looking forward to is some peace and quiet, but it just doesn’t seem to be happening? This might mean that your house isn’t the green, peaceful oasis you need it to be. Luckily, there are ways you can change that to make it a place where you can truly relax and be at peace in your own home. ... Read More...

How to Turn Depression Into a Powerful Tool for Creativity

There are a lot of times in your life where things do not go your way. Every person has different criteria and way of dealing with things. Some get out of trouble without having to even ask for help; while others may suffer so much that they start getting bouts of depression marked by periods of anxiety and inner turmoil. There are multiple ways to battle depression and live a healthy life, and even though depression affects all of us differently, it has its effects more on a creative person.... Read More...

3 Simple Ways to Identify Top Quality CBD Products

CBD has exploded in popularity because over the last decade, an ever-increasing number of people have started using CBD oil for anxiety and rapid stress relief. Anyone who has decided to give CBD a try will have discovered this. Unfortunately, many people are put off trying CBD because of the perceived complexity involved in finding the right product. Some of this is unavoidable, but it’s ultimately a good thing. So let's find out exactly how to identify top quality CBD products.... Read More...

5 Ways You CAN Build a Strong Intimate Relationship

How do you build a strong love relationship? What are the most important things in a relationship? And how do you increase intimacy in a relationship? We glad you've asked because there are five ways you can build a strong intimate and long-lasting relationship.... Read More...

How To Design a Home That Supports Healthy Sleep

Healthy sleep is an integral part of living well. However, with the cadence of modern life, it can be difficult to create a sleep schedule that leaves you feeling rested and ready for the day ahead. If you have been wondering how to design a home and life that supports healthy sleep, here are a few tips to get you started.... Read More...

How to Clean Up & Keep the Oceans Free From Plastic

Does plastic ever go away disappearing in thin air, or, shall we ask, does plastic simply vanish in the ocean over time? Global plastic pollution crisis is now at its highest since records began; sadly, plastic waste can now be found on every beach in the world, whether that is your local beach or a distant tropical island. Alarmingly, the amount of single-use plastic in the ocean is set to increase tenfold by 2020. Moreover, current estimates show that at least 8 million pieces of plastic end up in our oceans every single day! We are drowning in it, so let's put our heads together and figure out how to clean up the mess and keep our oceans free from plastic; we need to act fast.... Read More...

3 Steps You Need to Take When You Want to Set Healthy Boundaries

To take care of yourself properly, you need to start setting healthy boundaries. But how can you start to overcome feelings of intense guilt and begin to prioritize your own needs? Please, remember that setting healthy boundaries will be the most important self-care action you will ever make because practicing self-care also benefit those around you.... Read More...

How to Stay Calm When it Feels Like Your Life is About to Fall Apart

Listen, I wish I could tell you it gets better, but it doesn’t get better. You get better. Joan Rivers said these words back in 2011, talking about her calling as a comedian and actress. But – as it goes with insightful thoughts conjured up by vibrant minds – Joan’s words stretch far beyond the context in which they came to life.... Read More...

How to Use Feeling Deeply as a Superpower for Good

Is it even possible to have too much empathy? Empathy is a good thing, right? Think about it, those mirror neurons in your brain; they are the enablers helping you to perceive and deeply experience the emotions of all of those around you. When those mirror neurons are hyperactive, however, you find yourself reacting a bit more strongly to the suffering and pain of others. Also, you may develop physical symptoms in response to those in distress. This is why it's important to ask: Can we use feeling deeply as a superpower for good? Is it possible?... Read More...

Is it Better to Be Future-Oriented or Present-Focused?

Let's have a moment to take a closer look at a common dilemma: is it better to make saving for a house deposit or planning for retirement your number one priority? Are you future-oriented or present-focused? Should we spend more time focusing on what we need right now rather than obsessing over the future? The answer is simple.... Read More...

6 Helpful Tips: Work-Life Balance for People with Big Dreams

Have you ever noticed how being always connected blurs work-life boundaries? Our smartphones and social media persistently blur the lines between home and work life so much so, we all live in an ‘always on’, ‘always connected’ world. For many of us, the very first thing we do when we wake up in the morning is to grab the smartphone resting by our nightstand – which we use as an alarm clock – and then we compulsively check our work email whilst still being horizontal; all this before we said good morning to our loved ones. Finding a balance between home and work life is possible, but for this to work, you need to be realistic about your current habits and priorities. The problem is that if you’re not careful enough, you might push things too far. With that in mind and without further ado, here are six helpful tips for work-life balance for people with Big Dreams.... Read More...

Self-Care: When You Should Put Your Needs First

A better sense of self-awareness brings its own reward. Swiftly shifting your attention to what you have accomplished in the past yeas awakens your CAN DO! attitude and gets you back in touch with your innate ability to make things happen in the year to come. But you need to prioritize self-care first.... Read More...

6 Accessories That Will Instantly Transform Your Look

When we start to notice that we are wearing the same clothes day in day out, it can be all too easy to decide that our whole closet needs an overhaul. We then check our bank accounts and realize that this isn’t entirely possible, so we often make do promising ourselves that perhaps we will treat ourselves at Christmas.  But that is a long time to wait, and it isn’t the only solution. In fact, by investing in a few key accessories, you can wear any look that you already own and take it up a notch. Here are six accessories worth a splurge that will both last and make your outfit stand out in any situation.... Read More...

How to Save Yourself From Drowning in Other People’s Expectations

In the last few years, we have heard the term Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) more and more in popular culture. An estimated 1 in 5 people have the SPS (Sensory Processing Sensitivity) trait, which is the scientific term behind the more colloquial term Highly Sensitive Person, popularized by Dr. Elaine Aron’s groundbreaking book of the same name. If you have the SPS trait and are an HSP, you are hardwired to notice subtleties that other people miss. You are also highly tuned in to other people’s emotions and moods.... Read More...

How to Remarkably Improve Your Life with Minimalism

Simplicity has its beauty, and it always boils down to eliminating the excess in our lives. And yet media and society try hard to convince us that having more stuff should be the goal and the answer to anything. But is having more actually improving the quality of our lives? Do more possessions add real value to our days? Do more commitments in our diaries help us feel less overwhelmed? Does always chasing the latest gadget on the market helps us feel happier? Hang on, is having more even feasible, especially for those of us who are struggling to make ends meet and pay monthly bills on time? Many people can barely afford enough, let alone more. That's where Minimalism can help to remarkably improve your life on all levels.... Read More...

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