Tips for how to cope if you suffer an accident

If you are unfortunate enough to suffer an accident, it can change your life, and those of your loved ones, forever. Any type of accident, from car or traffic-related incidents to an accident that occurs in the workplace, can have a serious impact on you and your family. Not to mention it can change the dynamic of your home life forever, long after the injured person has recovered from their physical injuries. If you have suffered an accident, then it can take a little while to get back on your … [Read more...]

How to Completely Detox Your Life in 2018

Modern life can be overwhelming and stressful. We live in a world of processed food, social media, climate change, and air pollution. All things considered, it’s not surprising that our bodies and minds feel overworked and in need of a reboot. So, instead of sticking to just one New Year’s Resolution this January, how about making twelve? It may sound daunting, but by tackling just one of these resolutions every month, you could completely detox your life in 2018. Here are some ideas to get … [Read more...]

Looking After Your Mental Health During the Holidays

Whether or not you suffer from emotional difficulties or ill mental health, Christmas can be a stressful time of year. For many of us, the holidays are full of triggers like difficult family members, over-indulgence, and financial strain, so it’s easy to become overwhelmed. On top of this, there may be long-distance travel, increased household chores, darker mornings, and the pressure to “make merry” when we're just not feeling the cheer. When you consider the emotional weight of all of these … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Raise Your Self-Esteem

At some point, everyone will experience feelings of low self-esteem and a depletion in confidence. Whether these feelings last for a day or are more long-term, a loss of self-esteem can be psychologically and physically exhausting; plus, it can greatly affect your social life and even your job. When feeling low, you need to counter this emotional state in a proactive manner. Rather than wallow or succumb to such distressing thoughts and feelings, try to beat them. Of course, this easier said … [Read more...]

Tips for a More Frugal Life

Living a more frugal life doesn't mean having to do without any of your usual creature comforts - it simply means putting a little more forethought and planning into the decisions you make to ensure you always get the best possible value for money and keep wastage to an absolute minimum. The following tips will help get you started. Food The average American family throws away an astonishing $2,200 worth of food each year. If you want to make sure your food budget goes as far as possible, you … [Read more...]

How to Keep Yourself Fit and Healthy Through Your Life

Through your life, you will experience many things that will change you as a person, both physically and emotionally. Keeping your body and mind in the best shape it can be in is central to dealing with these changes confidently and successfully. When you are young, it can be easy to take your body for granted, and not look after it as well as you should. However, there are always things you can do to keep your body and mind healthy. Healthy Eating There are many guides and plans that detail … [Read more...]

How Physical Clutter Is Impacting Your Mental Health

How Physical Clutter Is Impacting Your Mental Health and What You Can Do About It If you’ve ever heard the term “clutter” used to describe an excessive amount of possessions, you’ll know that minimalism has taken the hotspot of home décor trends in recent years. These days, so-called experts claim that by buying less and de-cluttering more, we could enjoy better mental health and get more done; but is there any truth to these claims? According to Psychology Today, physical clutter can … [Read more...]

Does a brain injury change your personality

A brain injury can have a significant impact on a person’s cognitive abilities, depending on the severity of the injury and what part of the brain was affected. This can lead to changes in a person’s behaviour that in some cases may seem to result in a noticeable change to their personality. These cognitive issues can be short-lived or more lasting and can vary from minor changes to major issues that need to be carefully managed. The good news is that these effects can often be reduced or … [Read more...]

Women’s Health and the Government Measures in Singapore

There is no doubt that Singapore has taken a very short time to become a developed country. One of the beneficiaries of this transformation are women, who have now taken greater roles in the society. According to Immigration to Singapore Service, more women from outside Singapore are seeking permanent residency to join the ever-growing number of citizens who are women. However, the pressure from traditional family roles seems to be a major hindrance for women in the country. This conflict is … [Read more...]

How to heal your wounds more quickly

Whether you’ve had a minor or a major surgical procedure, you may find yourself left with a wound that is both uncomfortable and unsightly. It’s natural to want to make a full recovery and get back to living the way you did before the operation as quickly as possible, but trying to do too much, too soon can actually set back the healing process. Here are some tips on the best ways to get back to your old self. Stick to your doctor’s orders If your doctor tells you to avoid swimming, to cut … [Read more...]

Confidence in Women going through Child Birth

Giving birth is one of the largest events you’ll experience in your life as a woman. You are literally bringing a new life into this world, it is a beautiful event and though the initial process is stressful, time-consuming and painful, any mother would tell you that it was worth it, no question. However, a lot of women have more trouble after the birth, it’s a huge strain to put your body through. Postpartum depression is a huge problem in those that have just gone through a childbirth and … [Read more...]

Strategies For Dealing With Health Issues

Whether you like it or not, there may be a time in your life when you’re faced with an unwanted health issue. This can be devastating and hard to deal with initially. You may have the tendency to curl up in a ball and try to hide from it all. While this is fine to do at first, it’s not healthy or a good idea for the long term. You need to accept the fact that you’re going through a tough time and put your problem-solving hat on. This is the perfect opportunity to find the strength you’ve been … [Read more...]

What Makes a Confident Woman?

A confident woman is a successful woman. A confident woman is a happy woman. A confident woman is the kind of woman who can take over the world – if she chooses to. The point is, being a confident woman can open all sorts of doors, and make life a lot more interesting. What is it that makes a confident woman? They’re Not Perfect Being a confident woman does not mean being perfect. It simply means that they embrace their flaws and either live with them without letting them be a concern, or … [Read more...]

How to Plan The Perfect Vacation With Disabled Travelers

Planning a trip for your entire family can take time and effort. However, if you are the parent or care giver for a special needs child or disabled family member, then you will appreciate just how much of a challenge that this can be. You know how much preparation is required even if you are just leaving the house to go to the store, while reaching your destination and having a fun day out can be something of a miracle. Planning the perfect vacation with disabled travelers requires a whole new … [Read more...]

Helping A Woman Who Has Chosen To Place Her Child For Adoption

When someone decides to place their child for adoption, they haven’t decided to give up on their baby. As I’ve seen in numerous placements, women make an adoption plan in order to improve the lives of their children. It’s not a sign of weakness, but of strength and dedication. Making an adoption plan is courageous and, for many pregnant women, extremely difficult. Making An Adoption Plan Can Be Lonely It can also be isolating. Lots of prejudices about adoption, and specifically about … [Read more...]

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