8 Ways to Survive Your Family Christmas

For many families Christmas is the only time of the year when everyone gets together under one roof to ‘celebrate’. Unfortunately, there’s often a very good reason for this gathering remaining just an annual ritual; sibling rivalries, past grudges and personality clashes abound. There’s more than a grain of truth in the old adage; “You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family”! (more…)

The DIY Makeover: 7 Easy Ways to Make a Change

Sometimes we just get into a rut. Our kids are older, we've been married awhile, we don't go out as much as we used to and we are just comfortable home bodies. There are many things a woman can do to make herself look and feel younger. (more…)

30 Something Ways to Reduce Stress

36 WAYS TO REDUCE STRESS Some angel said, 'Never borrow from the future. Otherwise, if you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice." (more…)

Guide to Healthy School Snacks

Your kids spend a lot of time in school and during that time, they get a little bit hungry. Therefore, you need to figure out the best and the healthiest way to supply them with some healthy and good snacks that they will love and that will be good for them at the same time. This is not an easy task but it is a very important one as it is the start of making healthy eating habits for your child. (more…)

Do Nicotine Substitutes Help or Hinder a New Non Smoker?

There are very few smokers that don't want to give up the habit. Addiction, however, along side a potential worry of weight gain and a psychological attachment, often stop them from taking the leap. Addiction is obviously due to the drug, nicotine, that is found in the tobacco. So, is replacing this with another drug of the same strength counterproductive to individuals giving up traditional cigarettes? (more…)

Let’s Start with Change

Let's begin with a comfortable opening statement. You and I are no different and I will treat you as if I'm talking to myself. I will respect you without knowing you, and in return please read what I have to say.  (more…)

Staying Positive and Motivated

We all have days when we are in very high spirits and days when we feel at rock bottom. Rarely because of a specific cause, and mostly for no tangible reason. In this article I describe the emotions we go through in each phase, why swings happen, how to bring it under our control and make the best of these blessed high phases. (more…)

Are You Getting The Right Amount of Sleep?

Sleeping too little has long been connected with many poor health conditions. The remedy was thought to be encouraging longer periods of sleep. However, it appears from some reasonably large samples and group studies, that too much sleep can have harmful effects. The data suggests that both too much and too little sleep, as measured by the best performing group, was problematic. (more…)

Gripping Your Emotions and Mastering Them!

As a woman, sometimes I can find it hard to control what I am feeling. This of course mostly contends with negative emotions, with feelings of worthlessness or feelings of hopelessness. Often times when a woman cries but does not know why they have a hard time controlling these emotions. (more…)

Music as Motivation for Losing Weight

Losing weight can be quite a challenge due to the lack of motivation. Overweight people try different techniques to succeed. They exercise in groups or on their own. You need self-motivation when working out by yourself. One of the best motivation methods is music. (more…)