How to Calm Your Mind in the Midst of Conflict

Some people thrive in the middle of conflict and are able to keep a rational mind in spite of heightened negative senses. Others totally lose it. As for me, I avoid conflict as much as I can. I am unconfrontational, which can be bad in the sense that, when I find myself in the middle […]

10 Ways to Save Money Fast When Facing a Financial Crisis

No one likes facing money problems, but they’re part of life. They come and go as the seasons do, and the best way to deal with them is to prepare. Always have a rainy day fund. There are times, though, when the rainy day fund runs out; when there’s just no escaping the fact that […]

Letting Go Of Love

Love is an addiction. No, seriously, it is. This isn’t just a metaphor – our brains react in precisely the same way to love as they do to heroin and crystal meth. Despite what culture has been telling us for centuries, love isn’t supernatural. It’s a profoundly natural phenomenon, with identifiable neurobiological components. This doesn’t diminish […]

How to Deal With Mood Swings

Having mood swings is nothing to laugh at, especially if they reach the level where your work and social interaction is affected. Some people – those who see things from the outside – may take mood swings lightly, thinking that the person suffering from those swings is just “having one of his fits”, or “it […]

How to Wake Up at Work Naturally

Sometimes, staying awake in the office is one of the most difficult things we have to face. Even if we like our jobs, there are just times when beddy-bye land calls and it seems there is no way but to heed that call. Or drink tons of coffee and energy drinks. Now, I am not […]

Easy-to-Follow Steps to Start Living Your Life

Can you name one person who has never been through any trouble in their life? If you can, then you probably don’t know that person that well, and you are not aware of the struggles they have faced. Everyone has problems, and dealing with them is one of the rules of living. No matter how […]

How to Stop Stressing Out When You Know You’ll Be Stressing Out

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.” (This quote is from FDR’s first inaugural address.) Likewise, there is nothing to stress out about but stress itself. I think that’s a valid argument, isn’t it? There are certain things that we fear, don’t like, or worry about. By default, when we know that we are […]

4 Healthy Couple Goals to Start on Valentine’s Day

Make your Valentine’s Day different this year. Instead of planning for one whole day of love and romance, make fun and healthy shared objectives that you can start and carry on ‘til the next V-Day comes along. Much like New Year’s resolutions, only this time it’s for the both of you to formulate and fulfill. […]

5 Things to Do When a Panic Attack Hits

Everyone experiences panic now and then – before an important presentation, while taking the test for your driver’s license, and other similar situations. For some people, however, panic attacks are not exceptions. They occur repeatedly, sometimes without a specific reason. Clammy hands. Feeling suffocated. Dizziness. When you start feeling these, you know a panic attack […]

4 Things to Do Before Bed That Will Make the Next Day Awesome

We all live busy lives. There are times when days just go by in a blur, leaving us wondering what the heck happened. What we’ve done. What we’re doing with our lives. Then there are those moments when we feel as if the weight of the world were on our shoulders. Days when all we […]