“Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart.” – Unknown [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n many ways, the uncontrolled mind resembles a five year old child wanting to run amok through the city streets, only able to sit still for a few seconds before getting the urge to jump up again.…"5 Techniques to Quiet Your Mind"
Being authentic has become somewhat of a catchphrase for people, but what does it mean? What is it to be authentic as a person? Authentic is something that is real or genuine. It is easy to create a completely fake or misleading life on social media and carry that over to your actual life with people who do not know you intimately. Being authentic means that not only do you not present a false face…"10 Traits of Truly Authentic People"
While you have probably heard that zodiac signs can reveal a lot about a person’s personality and characteristics, did you know that the month you were born can also tell many things about you? Your birth month can offer insight into your overall demeanor, how other people see you, and your thoughts and feelings toward life in general. These descriptions originate from the study of astrology, basing the character traits on the alignment and placement…"What Does Your Birth Month Reveal About You?"
An emotionally abusive relationship is harmful to your confidence and self-esteem, and you may not even be aware of the abuse. Unlike physical abuse that causes physical pain and leaves visible markings, the signs of emotional abuse are not as apparent. Research shows that emotional abuse is as damaging to a person as both physical and sexual abuse. The study that followed 846 at-risk children over a 14-year period shows that the most common abuse…"20 Warning Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Relationship"
“Spreading a malicious rumor doesn’t just hurt the subject of the gossip, but it makes the person gossiping look bad in a rude and immature way.” – Sharon Schweitzer, CEO and founder of Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide Gossip, as defined by Wikipedia, is “idle talk or rumor, especially about the personal or private affairs of others; the act of which is also known as dishing or tattling.” Idle talk. Rumor. About private lives. Who enjoys…"Psychologists Reveal The ONE Phrase That Stops Gossip Immediately"
We all get headaches from time to time. Sometimes they are self-induced through stress, diet or lack of movement and other times they signal that something else is might be going on inside our bodies. It’s important to know that not all headaches are created equal. Listening to our bodies and understanding our headaches, including their triggers, can help us treat them more efficiently. More importantly it can signal us that something more serious is…"4 Types of Headaches You Should Never Ignore"
“You know; I didn’t set out to be a parenting expert. In fact, I’m not very interested in parenting, per se. It’s just that there’s a certain style of parenting these days that is kind of messing up kids, impeding their chances to develop into themselves.” – Julie Lythcott-Haims Julia Lythcott-Haims is the former Dean of Freshman at Stanford University, and may be one of the most important figures in bringing forth – and potentially…"Stanford Dean Reveals The Single Parenting Trait That Ruins Child Development"
“Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.” – Natalie Goldberg Stress manifests when someone experiences excessive levels of emotional or mental pressure. This emotional or mental pressure creates distress – a harmful psychological state that can damage both mind and body. It is not hyperbole to say that stress can kill you. This fact and the near universal presence of stress in daily life does not…"This Is What Happens To Your Body When You’re Overstressed"
There is no doubt; we are a society of sleep-deprived citizens. In fact, according to a recent Gallup report, a whopping 41% of Americans aren’t getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night. By now you’ve surely heard that proper sleep affects all aspects of our life including mood, decision-making, productivity and even our weight. Lack of sleep can also affect your physical well-being. Last year, a study was published showing that sleeping less…"This Relaxation Exercise Can Help You Fall Asleep In 60 Seconds"
Have you ever felt that you just couldn’t do it anymore? If so, you’re experiencing the effects of mental fatigue. These extreme tired brain symptoms will sound familiar when you are experiencing a lot of stress and a hectic environment. 7 SIGNS YOU HAVE MENTAL FATIGUE Everyone’s been physically tired so we know those signs of fatigue. Mental fatigue is similar, but because your brain controls your body, mental fatigue is more serious. In this…"7 Signs You Have Mental Fatigue"