How to Respond When Your Parents Hurt Your Feelings

We've all been there when our parents would say or do something that hurt our feelings. But do our parents mean those hurtful things they say? One thing for sure is that being a good parent means always protecting your kids from harm and the last person that should hurt you, is your parent. But it happens sometimes, unfortunately. And here's something that you CAN do about it.... Read More...

This is Why ALL Relationships Move at The Speed of Trust

On the first date, the most common scene in the western world is of two people, sitting across from each other, sizing each other up. “Is this person different than the others?” At least, is he/she different than the others who hurt me or who never earned my trust? Trust and faith in the other person are essential for more reasons than you might think.... Read More...

What Can Help When You Cope With a Chronic Condition?

Anyone who’s faced chronic illness – whether your own or that of a loved one – will know how it disrupts life at its core. It causes stress and anxiety. It makes you feel tired. It affects your physical abilities, independence, and appearance. Even though the condition is long-term, you never really get used to it. As a matter of fact, you shouldn’t be forced to get accustomed to living your life half-way through.... Read More...

The Life-Changing Magic of Validating Your Feelings

Growing up, I developed a deep need for validation. Validation of my feelings. I’m assuming this is the same for most children: we look to our parents and other people around us for guidance. We are praised for doing things “right” and told off for doing things “wrong.” I’d say that most of us are raised with a binary view of the world: it is good and that is bad. It is normal and abnormal. Appropriate and inappropriate. And those seem clear cut – only that they aren’t and growing up we are always trying to figure out what is expected of us and it can feel like walking a tightrope.... Read More...

How to Have a Strong Emotional Core When You Have No Time for a Morning Routine

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.”  – W. H. Auden Tim Ferriss believes that morning routines should be strictly followed, to avoid wasting time thinking. He shared time in again that "in the morning and elsewhere, the more constraints I can create where I fly on autopilot and get a result I need or enjoy, the more horsepower, the more calories I have to allocate to being creative, and to doing things where thinking should actually be applied."... Read More...

Why you Should Visit Paros for Tranquility and Peace

If you are preparing for a holiday and want to enjoy a much-needed peace and quiet to recharge your batteries – you could be looking through a thousand of different destination options and not quite sure where to go as yet.  The Greek island of Paros is one that is perfect for some tranquility giving you time to relax. In this article, we discuss some of its lovely attributes.... Read More...

How to Quickly Get Into Recovery Mindset and Heal Yourself

One of the most difficult aspects of life is dealing with a sudden diagnosis of a serious illness or injury. Despite your setback, you may feel like you have to continue with everyday tasks - and it feels that if you slow down, the whole world would crumble. However, there’s a hard truth you need to hear: you can’t perform at your best if you’re health is at your worst. You need to get into recovery mindset.... Read More...
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4 Alternative Ways to Work in the 21st Century

We live in an ever-changing world and as the digital age progresses, there are even more opportunities for people to have careers that are drastically different from jobs in the past. Technology has enabled us to work remotely from anywhere in the world, as well as changing how we communicate and process information. Here is a guide to some alternative career paths that are open to 21st-century people.... Read More...

6 Reasons Why Camping is Good for Your Health

One of the best ways for you to immerse yourself in the bounties of nature and rejuvenate your soul is to go on a camping trip. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or a seeker of tranquillity and peace, you can customize a camping trip to suit your needs. Go camping to revel in your independence from day-to-day technology. Be free from the constraints of the modern world, and celebrate yourself on this beautiful planet we all call home.... Read More...

How to Stop the War in Your Mind and Find Peace

Why am I so unproductive? Am I going to accomplish anything worthwhile in this life? Why am I such an introvert? When will I stop punishing myself? Sometimes the pit of self-absorption deepens until you can’t escape by normal means. And although you really would like to climb out, digging yourself deeper is so temptingly easy. But there are ways of stopping the war in your mind and finding peace...... Read More...

Why Do You Need a Digital Detox & How to Get the Best Out of It

On average, we tend to pick-up our phones 80 times a day! It’s a horrifying number that makes you cringe when you think of it for a second longer. Yes, we’ve turned into slaves to our devices and what's even more saddening is that we don’t even see the real damage it’s causing us every day. This is why it's time to consider some practical steps to take and put an end to this digital slavery.  You can start with banning phones from the bedroom and placing them on charge anywhere else, making sure that your hand won't be reaching for it during the night (just get yourself an alarm clock!). When it comes to meeting up with friends, agree to allow one phone out on the table shared between a group of friends (let's face it, you only need one decent selfie). And when it comes to a proper digital detox, start with doing phone-free weekends and see how that feels. You also might need a nudge to change your habits, here are some benefits that come when you get off the phone drug.... Read More...

5 Reasons Why it’s Awesome to Work in Healthcare

If you’ve been feeling like your current job isn’t right for you, don’t worry – you’re not alone; on an average, some people will switch careers and jump ships between five and seven times during their lifetime. Maybe you feel like you’re stuck and there’s no room for promotion and growth, the hours are ridiculous and don’t work for you, or you don’t feel challenged or motivated anymore. Whatever the reason, this could be the perfect time to move into the healthcare industry, for instance; with huge role variety and massive opportunities for further education, it’s one of the most popular vocations. If you’re still not sure, then read on - we’ve got five good reasons that are sure to convince you that healthcare could be the field just for you!... Read More...

Why You Should Never Overlook Gum Health

When we think of general health, we probably don’t first think of oral or gum health. Unfortunately, gum disease is more common than most people understand; and it can become a worse problem as aging progresses. The way someone takes care of their mouth their entire life will affect their gum health as they get older, so sometimes by the time they realize they need to care for their gums better, it’s a bit too late.... Read More...

5 Natural and Quick Ways to Relieve Chronic Pain

Chronic pain seriously alters your life. And while it’s tempting to use regular pharmaceutical medicine to help with chronic pain, most over-the-counter solutions don’t benefit you all that much. Anything stronger is a concern when taking it because of the chronic nature of the pain. Accordingly, here are some natural remedies that help with pain relief which are worth trying first.... Read More...

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