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...

8 Simple Ways to De-Stress When You Can’t Take Time Off

What to do when you need a vacation but can't take one?  We live in the ever-changing turbulent world, and sometimes life can be particularly tough. We are constantly being pulled in a million different directions and can struggle to keep head above the water coping with the pressure that we are under by the factors outside of our control. Most of us could use some help – a gentle nudge to point us in the right direction to improve mental health, to change our approach to life, suffer less and feel more content.... Read More...

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...

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods

We all know that spending time outside is good for us and our bodies, but sometimes we forget just how important it is to maintain proper physical and mental health. And because of our hectic lives and our 9 to 5 jobs, a lot of us think that it’s too much of a hassle to find time to idly prance around a forest. However, according to new studies it’s a really good idea to spend at least an hour per day outside of your living room, as it can really improve your overall health. In this article, I want to focus on just some of the benefits that spending extended amounts of time in nature can have for your body and your psyche.... 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...

How to Leave a Toxic Relationship and Move On With Your Life

You want to feel needed, wanted and loved. You crave that special someone's touch, kiss, and affection hoping that they will love you back as much as you do. And that’s perfectly natural. But what happens when you are in the wrong relationship when everything you do is to please your partner?... 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...

Smart Clothes that are Good for Your Health and Wealth

No matter your age, gender, or fitness level, we all have one choice to face every single day: whether to wear clothes or to get arrested for indecent exposure. This is why smart clothes could be wearables for everyone that are genuinely good for your health = wealth. Slipping on a smart t-shirt or hooking on a smart bra in the morning doesn’t require any extra effort. We don’t even have to change our behavior to suit the tech. ... Read More...

Here’s Why People are Falling in Love with Spain

With 320 sunny days a year, 82 million visiting tourists annually, and incredible richness of cultural heritage –– Spain is one of World's hottest travel destinations. For centuries, these sun-soaked grounds of Iberian Peninsula attracted people wanting to learn more about the history of "The old continent," explore natural wonders of the country, as much as busting the move on the dancefloor in Ibiza. From places with more history than they can stomach, to places where DJs set new global music trends each year, be ready to hear the tones that paint the Spanish soul.... Read More...

How to Find Peace and Joy & Release Deep Emotional Pain

Until you allow yourself to fully embrace that you are 100% responsible for writing your own future, there will be always this slight disconnect between where you are and what you think about where you’re at. You can always choose to turn pain into incredible power. Start working out where the pain stems from, understand that there's a lesson to be learned, and turn your new knowledge into massive positive action, and see yourself coming through any suffering a stronger, more resilient person.... Read More...

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

On average, 1 in every 5 Americans experiences mental health issues each year. While some struggles may seem impossible to overcome, I’ve learned that by taking baby steps, you can start moving in the right direction. Reaching a healthy mental state is a constant battle, but the journey toward contentment is one of the most rewarding experiences. Here are some of the biggest lessons I’ve learned from transforming my mental health.... Read More...

How to Avoid Burnout When You Work Extra Hard

More and more people become addicted to working non-stop; we like to think of ourselves as busy and incredibly important, so off we go tethering ourselves to the Internet and mostly communicate with the rest of the world via screens. We could be going at hyper speeds smashing goals, reaching new highs and from a distance, things look great but on the inside, we often are failing and lose balance, and can't even see how being busy and working extra hard is destroying us right until we hit the wall and face burnout. But there's a way out of this turmoil. ... Read More...

How to Get Yourself Out of Trouble When Partying Becomes a Problem

Partying is ingrained in college culture. And while it can be a lot of fun, it also has the chance to be the catalyst for a serious problem in the long run. Yes, binge drinking is associated mostly with college-aged students. However, it’s something that can affect adults of all ages. While there’s no harm in having a little too much to drink every once in a while, college students often overdo the overdrinking finding themselves in trouble. Fortunately, there's a way out of this cycle.... Read More...

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