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...]

Three Common Addictions and How to Overcome Them

Addiction affects millions of people in the United States each year, and it does not discriminate between class, profession or gender. Psychologists still don’t understand everything about how and why addiction occurs, but they do know that it is a mental and physical disease that can affect anyone who drinks, smokes or takes drugs. Some people may be genetically predisposed to addiction, while others may turn to drugs or alcohol to help them with physical or emotional pain. Either way, this … [Read more...]

Tips for Arriving at Your Next Meeting Composed and On Time

If you struggle with meetings and workplace stress you're not alone. But it could be more than just a challenging workload and be an indicator of something more serious. Workplace anxiety is a very real phenomenon, according to Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), with 56 percent reporting it affects their workplace performance and 43 percent saying they avoid participating in meetings. You can help reduce your anxiety by getting more rest and feeling more prepared before … [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...]

Why You Need Moderation in Your Life

Living in excess is detrimental to anyone’s health. Our daily habits affect our lives in ways that affect us later on. You don’t want your poor habits to ruin your skin, cause premature aging, and to cause your body to fail on you. You want to live as long a life as you can. To live the best life you can, you need to start cutting back on many common everyday habits. Moderation is key, and here are the top habits to cut back on: 1. Drink Less Drinking is hard on your heart, your … [Read more...]

3 Important Symptoms of Childhood Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. These blood cells and platelets are produced within the bone marrow. When a child is suffering from leukemia, white blood cells may not be able to form properly and stay immature. These immature cells then continue to reproduce rapidly, pushing out the healthy, fully grown white blood cells and producing a variety of symptoms. Leukemia is the most common form of pediatric cancer affecting around 4,000 children in the United States every year, meaning … [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...]

Why Marriage Counseling Isn’t Just for Marriages in Crisis

Marriage counseling is something that a lot of people have benefited from doing, however it is also something that for many carries a bit of a stigma. Some people don't consider counseling at all, because they think of it as a last resort thing for couples with severe problems, and that it is not something they currently need because their relationship is fairly good. Others suspect that the problems they do have could be helped by attending sessions, but feel like going to counseling would be … [Read more...]

How to find quality care for our elderly loved ones

Image: Marlo Sollito With people living longer and our lives becoming busier, it’s hard to give the elderly women who raised us, such as our mothers and grandmothers, the care that they deserve. Finding someone to be there when we cannot is a minefield, and it’s hard to know what to look for when looking for quality in-home care. Therefore, it’s important to keep these four crucial factors in the front of your mind during your search. Companionship 43% of seniors reportedly said they … [Read more...]

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