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...

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm and Peace

From a young age, we've been told to whenever we get frustrated or stressed to take a deep breath and calm down. Indeed, the slow inhale and exhale helped us release tension and relieve the stress that we were experiencing at that moment. What we didn't understand as kids, and what more researchers come to affirm, is that our breath is one of the powerful master keys into unlocking mental clarity and stillness of the mind. It is possible to breathe your way to inner calm and peace.... Read More...

What Is Sleep Hygiene & How to Improve it

Obtaining and maintaining healthy sleep is important for both physical and mental health. It can also improve productivity and overall quality of life. Everyone, from children to older adults, can benefit from practicing good sleep habits. Sleep hygiene is important because when we shortchange sleep, we might get a couple of extra “productive” hours, but that productivity might be an illusion!... Read More...

How to Be Free, Fulfilled and Live the Life of Your Dreams

We all want to be free, to feel fulfilled and live the life of our wildest dreams. But every day we deal with limiting beliefs, fears and negative thought patterns that keep us from living our best life. However, what we need to remember is that we ALWAYS have the power to break through any obstacles that stand in the way, even when that obstacle is temporary darkness of your own mind also known as depression. ... Read More...

Why Do People Stay Stuck When They Are Unhappy?

Why do we get stuck and unhappy in life? The ability to quiet a busy mind isn’t as impossible as most people think. However, we tend to believe that this is just ‘the way we are’ and feel stuck living our lives with a constant stream of thought, one after another, after another. We don’t consider there is a better, less stressful and more peaceful way to live. But there is.... Read More...

Why Depression is so Hard to Deal with in Your Twenties?

Our twenties often feel challenging and like it's the final stage of growing up. You're hit with the brunt of new responsibilities, mental growth, and emotional development. This can have an enormous influence on your mind and mental state. Most people aren’t ready for this, which is why there are some negative things that accompany this period. Here are some reasons why depression is so hard to deal with in your twenties.... Read More...

4 Ways You Can Put up a Good Fight Against Anxiety

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), anxiety targets 18.1% of adults. It’s quite a high percentage considering it affects nearly 1 in 5 Americans (or over 40 million people). If you’re one of those affected and you’re looking to do something to reduce periods of anxiety or fight it off completely, have a look at some of the methods below that will give you the best chance of success.... Read More...

Why Breakups are Devastating and How to Heal From Pain

Have you ever had to go through a devastating breakup; the kind of breakup when you were hurting deeply, and it felt rather unlikely ever to find healing and bounce back from being an emotional wreck sobbing on the bathroom floor. Breakups do that to us; they rip us into million shreds from the inside out, and the emotional pain can be unbearable. But let’s pause for a moment and investigate why is that so? Why do breakups unstitch us so spectacularly and how can we heal from pain?... 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 Get Out of Debt When You’ve Hit Rock Bottom

What happens when you hit rock bottom? Rock bottom is emotionally, physically, mentally and financially draining place. Maybe your boss cut back your hours, or you lost your job completely and were out of work for a while. Perhaps you had “more month than money” left and needed to find a way to cover necessary expenses like groceries and gas. Or maybe you had some household emergency combined with unexpected car repairs and all of the kids needing braces at the same time.No matter what the reasons are, you recently tallied up all of your credit card debt and were shocked to see that you have maxed out just about all of your cards and owe tens of thousands of dollars.... Read More...

6 Simple & Natural Beauty Tips to Look and Feel Good

The internet will never run out of makeup and beauty tips. However, many of these beauty experts recommend products that are generally full of harsh chemicals and can sometimes make your skin worse off than before. It is important to know simple and natural beauty tips that will actually leave you feeling rejuvenated.... Read More...

How to Be Less Judgemental About People

How do you deal with judgemental people? The truth is, we are all judgmental without an exception because it’s human nature. And yet, even though it is in our code to be judgmental – it’s hardly ever useful to us. It makes us look down on people as if we are way better than the next person on the street; judgment creates huge division between people –– so much so we won't even make an effort to get to know that person, or try to understand them, or try to see whether our judgment was right in the first place.... Read More...

Best 10 Jobs for People Who Want to Change the World

For your world to change, you have to change. For anything to improve, change is inevitable. Yet most people loathe change. In today’s world, there are some important issues that need to be addressed and changed. Issues such as terrorism, poverty, hunger, racism will take control of us if we do not change how we deal with them.  Dealing with such sensitive matters requires a burning desire and a willing heart. It’s time we started using our superpowers otherwise known as talents to solve these issues instead of praying and hoping for things to get better on their own. If you want to make the world a better place, here are ten of the best careers that change the world.... 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...

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