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Finding a balance for everyday life

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...

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 Cope When You Feel Too Stressed to Study

Have you ever felt the overwhelming wave of stress when it makes you lose your footing and you can't focus to study? College essay writing process is no exception and could be extremely time-consuming and anxiety-inducing. Of course, sometimes, some assignments provoke your most creative side when you are in the state of flow and it all lead you to great academic accomplishment. But it is hardly more than 10% of the whole assignment load. Problems with college essay writing assignments make the lives of the students way too stressful. You are not supposed to live in stress all the time, because the more stress you have, the worse you study and the worse you study, the more stress you have. It's a vicious cycle that you CAN break. ... Read More...

How to Be Happy with What you Have & Stop Wanting More

In a world that drills into our heads to upgrade to the latest devices, get the newer car, get the swanky house, and strive for the job promotion with the big raise and added bonus, it’s hard to be content with what you have. If we don’t live our lives currently content with what we have, however, we will spend our days in a sea of dissatisfaction with our current material possessions, professional career, and overall living status. To help find a balance, here are a few tips to be happy with what you already have.... Read More...

What Are Essential Oils & Do They Really Work?

You've probably heard a thing or two about essential oils but weren't sure why they are considered so helpful when it comes to reducing stress, improving focus and overall sense of wellness. Essential oils are the natural distilled aromatic oils from particular parts of plants. That means the part of the plant that provides its fragrance has been distilled down and combined with another oil. But how does this do anything useful other than just give a nice smell? Let's find out.... Read More...

3 Ways Buying a House Can Boost Your Emotional Wellbeing

The mere thought of buying a house — let alone your first house — could be formidable cause for a panic attack. Mortgages, moving trucks, and maintenance are the three evil M’s of homeownership. However, there are three ways how buying a house can actually boost your emotional wellbeing.... Read More...

Should You Be Managing Your Expectations in a Happy Relationship?

Falling in love is the most beautiful experience. You have a spring in your step, a song on your lips, and butterflies in your stomach. However, staying in love may be quite a different feeling as emotions gradually get altered and you starting to understand that it's time to manage your expectations a bit better. But how?... Read More...

5 Amazing Essential Oils for Relieving Stress & Anxiety

Is there a holistic way to reduce stress? Sure, there are numerous types of essential oils that can help you alleviate stress and anxiety. Essential oils are compounds obtained from the leaves, petals, roots, and bark of plants. They provide you with an excellent, natural way to alleviate stress. Here are the top five essential oils for stress relief.... Read More...

Reduce Stress Quickly by Applying Pressure to These Points

Sometimes you need a bit more than just a cup of tea to relax and decompress. A good massage can be the most helpful and loving thing you can do for yourself. We have certain pressure points in our body applying pressure to which can help ward yourself off daily stress instantly. ... Read More...

How to Recover From Loss and Survive Grief

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...

The Best Ways to Practice Self-Care at Work

For some of us, work is stressful only sometimes. For others, it’s more-or-less constant. So let's look into the ways you can practice self-care at work building an internal toolkit of stress-busting techniques that will give you ownership of your emotions, making you less reactive and more powerful to overcome any challenge.... Read More...

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