BOOST CAREER CONFIDENCE AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE

Returning to work after maternity leave can be a daunting task. The flood of fears like, "will I still be needed?", what if people don't take me seriously?" will plague your mind. Every new mum will tell you. Maternity leave is a bittersweet time, which leaves you with amazing experiences but the feeling of missing out in career life. AAT found that the average mother felt her confidence dip after being on maternity leave, leading to doubts about their own abilities. By now, you might … [Read more...]

How to Trim Your Pubic Hair without Irritation

Trimming your pubic hair may seem to be a straightforward process for many women. However, it is a hectic one to women who develop complications after the shave. No matter the quality of the shave, itching might be unavoidable to most people. For this reason, trimming can be the best solution to these problems. What you do to your hair down there is a personal choice. Unfortunately, you might be repeating the mistake now and then out of ignorance. Mistakes made during … [Read more...]

When to Move an Aging Parent into Your Home

Wanting your parents to be safe and comfortable as they grow old is a concern for many adult children. Older people tend to want to stay in their own home as they age, but it’s not always the best option. Having them move in with you is one scenario that many adult children consider. There are, however, many things you need to think about before inviting them to come and live with you. Is it the Right Thing for Everyone? Worries about your parents' safety, wellbeing and health can play … [Read more...]

How Picking The Right Outfit Can Make You Feel Empowered

Almost all people have it; that special outfit that makes them feel like they're movie stars. Among men, it may include a leather jacket, an expensive suit or even a military uniform. Among women, it may include an expensive dress, a fashionable coat or even the latest swimwear. You probably have a special outfit of your own, or at least, you have an idea of what your special outfit should look like. However, special outfits are more than just clothes. They are also extensions of your … [Read more...]

HOW TO QUIT SMOKING

When the matter at hand is the smoking habits of men and women, we can say that the two genders cannot exactly be considered equal, which is a saddening reality. In other words, research shows that when it comes to quitting your smoking habits and getting out of a smoking routine, women tend to have a much harder time than men, most of the time. Even though the research on this issue is still considered to be “mixed”, it is said that in an investigation conducted not too long ago, more than a … [Read more...]

A Lady’s Guide to Hormones

Your body is a wonderful symphony of hormones, all working constantly every day for your wellbeing. While many women are familiar with the hormones estrogen and progesterone, there are many more hormones that are significant to our health. Like traffic controllers, hormones direct numerous important processes in the human body. Here is a brief introduction to some of the hormones present in your body, what they do, and the health effects they may have. Estrogen Perhaps the most famous … [Read more...]

Find Your Independence with Alternative Housing

Buying your own home, on your own terms, is a gigantic step towards taking control of your life. Sadly, many women are still trapped under an unwelcoming roof, and seem to find no means to purchase a house. The Canadian estate market is currently slow, with an overall decrease of 2.9% as of November, 2018. In a male dominated society, it can be challenging and even frightening for women to buy a house, especially if they have kids to consider. Luckily, there are alternative housing options … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Start a Healthier Lifestyle

Choosing to stay healthy is a conscious choice people need to make. The modern world we live in now is full of unhealthy food and lifestyle choices, so we need to educate ourselves so that we can make better choices, prevent diseases, and live longer and healthier. 1. A healthy weight is the key Maintaining weight within the normal range can be difficult for some, especially if they've been living a sedentary lifestyle for a while or all their lives. But if you start with something small, … [Read more...]

Why Taking a Break is Good for Your Health

Are you too busy to take a break? Women’s lives are so full of responsibilities and commitments that the idea of taking time out for yourself is rarely a priority. You feel like you’ll be letting someone down or shirking your responsibility if you take a couple of days off, so you keep going regardless of how much you could do with a rest. If this pattern of behavior sounds familiar, it’s the kind of attitude women have had for centuries; putting the welfare of others before themselves and … [Read more...]

What to Do When You’ve Outlived Your Husband

Widowhood is a feminist issue. While 14.9% of men over 65 are widowed, this number rises to 45.2% for women. Due to hundreds of years of tradition, women may have become dependent on their husbands, both financially and emotionally. In the unfortunate and regrettable event that you lose your spouse, are you ready to enter the next stage of life? Preparing yourself for this new era of independence may be daunting, but it is a necessary part of life for many women entering their golden … [Read more...]

4 Natural Ways to Look After Your Health

Looking after your health is a responsibility that you should take seriously, especially if you want to live a good quality life. Your environment is filled with so many things that can both threaten and harm your health, so protecting yourself is key. One of the foremost ways that you can do so is by maintaining healthy habits. This may include ensuring your diet is filled with healthy foods, being as active as possible and doing things that make you feel happy and stress-free. Below you’re … [Read more...]

6 Essential Dos and Don’ts After Facials You Must Follow

Signing up for some TLC for your skin? That’s awesome news. Given the amount of pollution and irritants in the atmosphere, it is becoming more crucial than ever to take care of your skin with the proper regimen at home. Side-by-side, you must go in for professional facials regularly to cleanse and nourish your skin thoroughly, so you can avoid premature signs of aging. But, to get the best results from the TLC, make sure to choose a reputable center with qualified beauticians who can perform … [Read more...]

Helpful Domestic Violence Resources

For many years, domestic violence wasn't taken seriously. Unfortunately, sometimes the victims of domestic violence weren't believed until it was too late. Domestic violence still occurs, but by raising public awareness, victims now have a voice, resources and options. There is still a long way to go, and many more victims who fear coming forward and speaking out, but knowing what help is available and where to go can give you some peace of mind. Hope is the candle in the darkness, and armed … [Read more...]

5 Excellent Benefits of Collagen Peptides for Women

Let's start off by understanding that collagen is one of the most abundant forms of protein present in the body and is responsible for maintaining the health of hair, skin, and nails. It works as a cement that maintains the elasticity of the skin and holds the skin tissue together. Thus, it becomes important to talk about the benefits of collagen as it has become a buzzword in the health industry. This article deals with letting you know some of the health benefits of using collagen peptides. … [Read more...]

What To Do When You’re Feeling Low

It can be a very discouraging and frustrating time in your life when you’re feeling low and not like your usual self. The upside to these circumstances is that there are measures you can take to help pick yourself back up so that you can quickly get to a better place. What you need to do is avoid sitting around feeling sorry for yourself and assuming that your situation will never turn around. Keep in mind that emotions are temporary and hopefully, your wave of uneasiness will soon pass with … [Read more...]

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