15 Ways to Relax Instantly When Stress Hits

Some people seem to be easy go lucky by nature it’s enviable. Especially if you’re the type who gets stressed rather easily and can’t relax instantly. Stress can hit you anywhere. Whether you’re at work, you’re dealing with things at home, or you’re at a social gathering – it doesn’t matter. When you get stressed, […]

How to Let Go of Ego in Relationships

Last week, we talked about how ego can be harming your relationships. You may not be aware of it, but your ego may be getting in the way – or worse, actively destroying your relationships. Hopefully, the preceding post has helped you in evaluating your relationships and whether your ego is getting in the way. […]

How to Wake Up at Work: Snack Right!

We all have those days when we just can’t seem to stay awake at the office. For some, it’s a constant thing; and of course, we can’t have that. In order to be productive at work, we need energy to keep going through the day. There’s the usual coffee, but if you want a healthier […]

How to Become a Better Wife, Girlfriend, or Life Partner

Way back, we had an article titled “How to Become a Better Husband, Boyfriend or Life Partner“. While it was written a long time ago, the concepts still apply; and since it was targeted at men, let’s look at things from the other perspective: that of a woman’s. Whether your relationship is in excellent condition, […]

How to Reduce Holiday Stress

The last month of the year is supposed to be all about joy, giving, and creating wonderful memories with family and friends. In reality, we know that this period has another side – a darker side which involves stress, irritation, and sometimes even anger. This can be the result of having to shop for Christmas […]

How to Make Sure You Have a Good Day By Using Positive Affirmations

How do you usually start your day? What are the first thoughts that come to mind as you get out of bed? For me, it’s usually “I need to make coffee or else I won’t be able to function.” Throughout the day, I find myself thinking in a similar pattern. I won’t be able to […]

When Relationships End…Badly

When people enter a relationship, they don’t think about it ending. When everything seems right (at that time), partners may even think about spending the rest of their lives together. The reality, however, is that not all relationships have happy endings; and relationships can be hard. In a previous post, Why Are Relationships So Hard?, […]

Determine If You’re Lacking Self-Compassion, and Learn How to Develop It

Day in and day out, we are hammered by expectations, judgements, and obligations. As can be expected, we sometimes make mistakes. We fail. And during those times, we beat ourselves up – some more than others. If you find yourself beating yourself up for whatever mistake you’ve made, maybe you should ask yourself this question: […]

6 Ways to Cheer You – and/or Others – Up

When you need a pick-me-upper, the tendency may be to curl up in bed and wallow. We do know how tempting that can be, but it may not be the best thing to do. You can do some other “productive” things instead, and cheer yourself up in the process. Additionally, these things may help you […]

Reduce Stress by Actually Reducing Your Debt

Growing up, I saw how my parents and relatives dealt with money. Some were rather responsible, making sure they had savings and investments, the latter being the ones with more disposable income than others. Most, however, seemed to be living in debt. No matter how big or small, there always seemed to be debt of […]