Articles in the category General

What Is the Best Yoga Mat For You?

Yoga doesn’t require a lot of fancy accoutrements. If anything, the simpler your “get-up”, the better. It is, after all, about letting go. However, there are some things that you cannot do without; some things that you can’t skimp on – the main thing being your yoga mat.

Domestic Abuse – Spot the Warning Signs Before It is Too Late

There is a special anniversary this year. It is already 30th year that we are celebrating the Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. The tradition, started by National Resource Centre on Domestic Violence, is a well-established one and many people are finally talking openly about this issue.  However, domestic abuse is still an epidemic that […]

How to Be an Objective Decision Maker

We are all decision makers. Every day, we have countless decisions to make. Hit the snooze button or get up? Have an extra cup of coffee at home or take one for the ride to work? Take your usual route to work or follow Waze and hope it’s right about the traffic conditions?

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.