Articles in the category General

A Beginner’s Guide to the Religious Symbols of Japan

Japan is a universally reverent country, with a deep religious history and a long tradition of respect for gods and men alike. You’ll find a rich tapestry of religious traditions including Shintoism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism alongside smaller folk religious traditions. This rich tapestry of spirituality is expressed through a broad vocabulary of religious symbols […]

Is There A Right Way To Bring Up An Ethical Issue At Work?

  Workplace ethics can be a difficult subject to talk about. After all, loyalty, honesty and morality are traits that we expect our fellow workers to have. However, some might not hold these qualities as dear as others. Unfortunately, you will probably have to face an ethical issue during your time in the workforce. And, […]

Gift-giving Tips To Enhance a New Relationship

There are no hard and fast gift-giving rules for someone you’re in a relationship with fairly recently. And yet…that innocent little gift can be a determining factor in the early demise or continuity of your “almost there but not quite yet” union. If you really like the person and wish your new relationship to progress […]

What Is Love Addiction?

You may have heard that oldie from the 80s, “Addicted to Love,” but going through love addiction is not a pleasant melody. Love is one of the most powerful and enjoyable feelings people can experience, but for people who are compulsively infatuated, it can be as if they are creating their own addictive substance. Not […]

How to Have A Healthy Relationship With Money in 2017

In the modern world, money is an important part of everyone’s lives. If you try to think of the last day that you didn’t think about money at all, I bet you won’t be able to do it! Even if it’s as simple as making a purchase at a shop or paying your bus fare, […]

Healing After The Loss Of A Loved One

Losing a loved one is one of the hardest situations to deal with. The grieving process can bring about a variety of emotions and each person deals with the pain of loss much differently. Some may say time will heal, but those that experience this trauma understand that time only lessens the pain. Mental Health […]

9 Ways To Relax Without Paying For It

For a lot of people these days, finding ways to relax without paying for it is a challenge. Relaxing has to be watching a movie, going on a vacation or pampering the body at a spa. But these things cost money, and end up stressing you out especially if you’re on a tight budget. 

How to Keep Negative Emotions at Bay – Backed by Science

In an appropriate framework, negative emotions are normal reactions to unpleasant situations, events and people. But when negativism rules your life, you become miserable, angry and depressed. A persistent negative state of mind is toxic to your physical and mental health. You increase your risk for chronic diseases. Your blood pressure remains at a constant […]

7 Ways Successful People End Their Day

We are always conscious about starting the day right so that we can be at our most productive and efficient. Because ultimately, that’s how we become successful. But did you know that the truly successful people keep a pattern of practices to cap off their days, too? These things that they do have helped make […]

The Warning Signs of Disconnection and How to Reconnect with Your Partner

All relationships have their ups and downs but a prolonged lost connection with your partner can possibly lead to divorce. You may miss the early warning signs of disconnection signaling that the bond between you and your partner is breaking down. Emotional disconnect may not be immediately obvious because it can creep up on a […]