How to Improve Empathy at Work

Empathy, which is the ability to understand other people’s emotions and what they’re thinking or feeling, is a powerful tool for building relationships and creating meaningful connections at work. Empathy allows employees to foster a sense of unity with one another, which in turn fosters productivity and increases employee satisfaction. However, despite the vital role […]

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 […]

The Law of Attraction and Getting What You Want Out of Life

The Law of Attraction is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a concept that suggests that people have the ability to attract things they focus on the most. Manifesting something in your life can be real. If you want life to go your way, the Law of Attraction may be able to steer you in […]

Five Ways a Positive Mindset May Help People with Terminal Cancer

Depression, grief, and anxiety are common emotions when a person is diagnosed with a terminal cancer. The experience can feel overwhelming and it may be tempting to mentally shut down in order to avoid the pain of reality. But a cancer diagnosis does not have to rob you of your right to a rich, happy, […]

14 Ways to Improve Self-Discipline

Some people have more self-discipline than others, but in all likelihood, those who are self-disciplined worked hard to be where they are. If you are in the group that needs to work on self-discipline, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you want to stop smoking or be better at time management, improving your self-discipline is […]

5 Simple Ways to Learn How to Go With the Flow

Why go with the flow? Isn’t standing out and going against crowd mentality the smarter thing to do? As with everything else in life, it’s all about context. In this case, I am talking about how life “messes” with us. Like this week – I had everything all planned out so that I would be […]

How to Practice Mindfulness & Reduce Anxiety

Approximately 40 million American adults – ages 18 to 54 – suffer from anxiety disorders. That’s about 18 percent of the adult population. A number that just cannot be ignored. And we have to bear in mind that this number only includes diagnosed cases. There might very well be just as many people who haven’t […]

Why You Can’t Sleep – and How to Fix It

Are those dark circles around your eyes getting darker by the day? Are you starting to dread nighttime because you know you’re going to be tossing and turning, not getting that much-needed shuteye? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, an estimated 50-70 million American adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder of some sort.

Simplify Your Life With This Flowchart

Thanks to technology and everything that comes with it, we’ve got so many options to make our lives more convenient. We can buy everything we need online, without having to get out of the house. We can pay bills, make bank transactions, arrange schedules, and plan trips – all from the comforts of our homes. […]

The Art of Meaningful Connection With Others

Meaningful connection with others is central to good health. I see this truth play out daily in the lives of the clients I serve as a clinician in the field of addiction treatment. When clients feel supported and cared for within the context of loving connections with family, friends, therapists and a peer support group, […]

How to Detect the Warning Signs of Suicide

Two Suicide Myths: 1.  Most suicides happen during the cold, dark months of winter. 2. Warning signs can predict suicides. The Reality: Suicide rates rise during spring, from early April to late May, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Speculations abound on the origin of the holiday myth: the […]

How to Give Support to Drug Abuse Patients

Drug abuse is a major problem that continues to impact many countries around the world. In fact, quite a number of nations in the developing world such as in Asia are still fighting this menace. Governments are working hard to address the problem particularly about drug trade by implementing stricter laws and tracing the sources.

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 Fall Asleep in Less Than 1 Minute

If you’ve ever had a bad night’s sleep, you know the negative effects of insomnia. Characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep, insomnia can cause hormonal imbalances, elevate stress levels, interfere with productivity, slow down exercise recovery and decrease alertness.

5 Steps to Develop a Creative Mind

The creative mind sees endless possibilities from information and ideas, and turns them into forms of expressions, innovative products and ingenious solutions to problems and difficulties. If this has discouraged you and made you think you can never be creative, think again. A creative mind is not a birthright of the likes of Elon Musk […]

How to Handle Money Matters to Keep a Marriage Going

Money is already a tricky issue of itself but it multiplies a hundredfold when you are married. You’ll have to merge your outlook on finance management, approach to spending, needs and wants with another person who grew up under different circumstances and teachings. That’s why it’s important to learn how to handle money matters jointly […]

Overcoming Self-Doubt

Yesterday, we talked about self-doubt and some questions you can ask yourself to help determine if you’re struggling with the issue. If you’re reading this, then the chances are that you have realized that you are suffering from a case of self-doubtitis. Yeah, I made that up. It’s not really funny, though, if you constantly […]

How to Sleep Away From Home

Traveling is almost always a welcome thing for a host of reasons. However, some people face several issues when away from home. Whether it’s a business trip or a vacation, there may be tiny details that somehow take away from the experience. One of them is having trouble falling asleep.

10 Ways to Become a Better Son or Daughter

In theory, we all know that our parents want only the best for us. They have our best interest at heart, and they will do whatever is in their power to make us happy. In reality, it is hard to remember this concept. There are many times when our beliefs and wants clash with that […]