Articles in the category General

Tips for Starting That Job You’ve Been Putting Off

It’s very easy to convince yourself to put difficult jobs to one side, and much more difficult to actually get started on them. This might seem like a good short term solution, but in the long run, you’re setting yourself up for trouble. So here are some tips to help you get started on those […]

The Importance of Self-Care for Caregivers [Infographic]

Caregivers, by their nature, will tend to the needs of others before looking after themselves. However, it’s important that caregivers don’t neglect their own health and wellbeing, or else they are likely to experience burnout and this would impact negatively on the quality of care they provide to patients.

Do You Have IED? Getting a Grip on Your Anger

Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) may not be as widely known as obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD, and bipolar disorder, but it is just as destructive – to other people and yourself, properties, relationships, careers and studies. Today, about 16 million Americans, or 7% of the adult population, experience IED at some point in their lives.

Things You Can Do to Help You Manage Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder which is characterised by abrupt onset of intense fear, terror, or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes, in addition to feelings of apprehensiveness with regards to the episode of future panic attacks. In fact, about 2 to 3 per cent of people in the United States experience panic […]

4 Reasons Teachers Need Continuing Education

As teachers transition from college to the classroom, they use the information they obtained in those college classes to inspire their students. Often, their exuberance can be felt as they pour the information out into the willing sponge-matter of each child. But after a few years in the educational system, teachers may find the excitement […]

How To Practice Money Mindfulness For Financial Success

The benefits of mindfulness to our physical and mental health and our relationships have been established through numerous studies. Yet, few people associate this pathway to well-being with financial success. If mindfulness means being focused and aware of the present without passing judgment, the same discipline can be applied to money management, too.

Don’t Let a Car Accident Keep You Down

Did you know that at least one car accident occurs every hour of every day in the United States? This can include fender benders at the grocery store and hit-and-run accidents in the middle of the night. But when you are injured in one of those accidents, you may find yourself down and out for […]

Small Life Changes That Will Make You Much Happier

Everyone wants to be happier but life has a way to create unwanted problems. We often end up stressed by day-to-day chores, work, life, money, waking up and much more. Fortunately, in order to make our lives happier, we do not have to do major changes. In fact, this is a huge mistake. The best […]

5 Valentine’s Day Date & Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a day for expressing our love and admiration for our loved ones, but it is no secret that finding the perfect way to celebrate can cause a lot of pressure. If you are newly dating you are walking a fine line between the date being fun or too intimate. If you happen […]

Why Parents are the Start of Drug Abuse Prevention

It may be surprising for you to hear, but when it comes to children, teenagers and young adults taking drugs, parents are one of the most powerful influences around. It’s so important for parents to be involved in the lives of their children, especially when it comes to processes like drug prevention.