4 Ways That Women Can Help Other Women

Women should always try to help other women. Help in life, in the home, at work, and in general. Women have to face a lot of problems, so knowing that there are people out there who understand, who are going through the same issues, and who have advice is something that can boost confidence and push them forward into becoming someone they’ve always aspired to be. With this said, what are the ways that a woman can help other women? Don’t Judge Women are judged – rightly or wrongly – all … [Read more...]

How to deal with a gray divorce

When the kids finally leave home and you quit work, it should be time to start enjoying your life more and spending quality time with your partner. However, for an increasing number of couples, the prospect of spending time with only each other for company is more than many can bear. In the United States, the rate of divorce for those aged over 50 has increased by 700 percent since 1960 and the same phenomenon is being repeated around the world. In the United Kingdom, such divorces are so … [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...]

How to Teach your Kids about Gratitude

The holiday season is about sharing goodwill with family and friends, and being grateful for all that you already have. However, some children struggle with this concept, especially if Santa hasn’t given them the gifts that they asked for. Children learn all behavior from their parents, so if Mom and Dad feel frustrated and irritated, then the chances are that your kids will pick up on this and reflect it. So, if you want to prevent temper tantrums and tears this festive period, then its … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

How You Can Have a Solid Home Living Situation After Serving in the Military

Housing costs are the biggest expense that most people have, and rents and mortgage costs continue to go up. If you find yourself shopping for a new apartment to live in every few years or have a mortgage that is too expensive, there are ways to get your living situation stable. First, you need to be a member of the military or a person who has been honorably discharged, or you have to be the spouse of a service member to qualify for VA loan refinancing. Whether you’re a single woman looking for … [Read more...]

Tips for Balancing Home & Work Life

Working full-time and managing a home life is a tricky equation to master. It’s not as easy as saying you’re going to do a certain task or activity. The unexpected is always there ready to make your life much more difficult. Instead of getting frustrated, get energized to come up with a plan of action. There are ways to make your life easier on you, if you’re willing to adjust and compromise a bit. You don’t have to continue living by the seat of your pants. Understand that you’re not alone … [Read more...]

All Women Need to Know to Live a Wonderful Life

To be able to focus, do your job, and live your life to the fullest you need to be healthy. To be healthy, you need to improve your body’s health. This starts with diet and goes on from there. Follow this quick guide to begin your journey to a healthy body: 1. Diet is the Base of All Health Diet is the base of everything, because it’s how we intake all the vitamins and nutrients that we need. Improve your diet by making it more balanced, and cut out bad foods. Not only will you feel … [Read more...]

Cancer Survivors: How to Deal with the Effects of Chemo

Chemotherapy is so hard on the body that they say you have to be able to walk into the clinic to receive it, because it takes so much out of you that they’ll wheel you out in a wheelchair. Yet chemotherapy is essential to killing cancer that may have spread, so if you want to beat cancer, you have to deal with the effects of chemotherapy. Here are a few tips on how to deal with the effects of chemo on your health, life and appearance. Digestive Problems Chemo kills the fastest growing … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Your First Date After a Divorce

Going on a date after a divorce is not always easy. For starters, if you haven’t been dating for a while, you may be off your game a little bit, and this can cause you to become nervous. A lot of things have probably changed too since the last time you went out for a date with someone new, so some adjustments may be necessary. The key to making your first date after a divorce a success is being able to relax. It’s a date, it’s supposed to be fun. To help you get back in the game, here are … [Read more...]

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