Have you been too afraid to even try quitting cigarettes? Then work on some seemingly less significant habits like always lighting up in certain places, before or after a meal, while on the telephone, walking to the car or before turning out the lights. Read more
Why do I write?
It’s an honor and a privilege to be part of a global community of bloggers advocating for a smoke free world. We steal time from our busy lives to read each others’ blog and reflect on what they mean. I’m also grateful for anyone who finds something useful in my reflections. I have already stated Read more
It is pretty difficult to quit a long-time habit without experiencing a relapse. There may be some who are able to drop a bad habit like a hot potato, but they certainly aren’t the majority. Smoking is one of those challenges many people struggle with. Smoking is a very dangerous habit to keep, but many become slaves to the habit. A smoking habit holds the ability to drain finances and compromise health. Even if a person struggles to break it, it still is worth the fight. There are plenty of ways to kick a smoking habit to the curb forever. Consider these tactics. Read more
Many dream of starting a daily meditation practice. After all, meditation leads to greater health and happiness – right? Maybe, but establishing a formal sitting practice is not easy. The mind strays and the body becomes restless.
It’s common to feel stressed out in the workplace. Even if the benefits of stress reduction techniques are well known, many neglect the opportunity to give themselves a few moments of self-care that can help them through those hours on the job. Plenty of options are out there, including focused physical activity and meditation. These acts may be simple, but they are effective, sometimes in mere minutes. Read more
So, you’ve thought about recycling for some time but you are afraid it will be too difficult, so you put it off. Now is the time to stop putting it off and begin your recycling program at home. How can you start? Easy, simply pay attention to what you buy and know what can and cannot be recycled. How can you do this? Read on. Read more
Caring for a newborn can be overwhelming especially for first-time parents. It is normal to feel anxious and wonder whether you are doing things right. You may have received a lot of information that has left you confused. But you can learn how to take care of your new child. Here are some tips you can use to help you provide a healthy and happy life for your baby. Read more
Every day the earth takes care of us in more ways than we realize. Small changes in your everyday life can make a huge difference to return the favor. Here are a few ways to live more ‘green’ and eco-friendly. Read more
When you hear the word retirement what do you think about? Like most people, you probably envision yourself traveling, spending time with the grandchildren, or finishing some project around your home. Other people dream about opening a small business or even starting a new career in a diverse field. Read more
“Stuff does not bring happiness,” wrote an English businessman in his pledge letter to donate his fortune to charity. In extreme cases certain people have even given everything away to enjoy a simple life. Several studies have shown that material possessions do not bring true happiness. Read more