Happy Children. Happy Life.

There are many things in life that will seem to be on a quest to just annoy you at any point that they possibly can, and we have to admit that your children are going to be some of those people. As much as we love them, we can’t help but think back to a time where no stress was given by children, and times just seemed to be calmer all round. But, if you’re getting that much stress from your children, it might be time to think about whether you’re doing something wrong, and whether you could … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Funeral’s Order of Service

There are certain elements of a funeral service that are quite practical. Funeral services are in themselves special opportunities of honoring the life that someone led, their beliefs and values. A funeral service can be considered to be an occasion for reflection, thanksgiving, grieving and the celebrating the life of someone. Funeral Directors are professionals who are charged with the duty of handling logistics, paperwork as well as practical elements of planning a funeral service. The aim is … [Read more...]

10 Skills That Can Easily Land You a Job When You Graduate

If you have recently completed your college and received your graduation degree, then I am sure one of the most stressful periods of your life is over! Congratulations first of all!  It must feel quite ecstatic that the hard work has finally paid off. Moreover, the entire phase of putting in hours of efforts has finally come to an end. As you stand on the brink of starting a new journey in life, I am sure the thought of working in a company might have crossed your mind. I am sure you would … [Read more...]

Facts about Life Insurance

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and is always a good time to think about if your life insurance policies you own, match your needs.  Or if you don’t have life insurance, maybe it’s a good time to begin thinking about taking out a policy.  Life insurance companies and products have evolved over time, and perhaps you have some misconceptions about life Insurance in general. Who owns life insurance? Most adults own life insurance; 3 in 5 consumers (59 percent) own some type of … [Read more...]

Experiencing an Embarrassing Event Due to Stress: Dealing with the Fallout

We have all dealt with an experience that ends in embarrassment. With everything from accidentally slipping or falling to getting up and making a speech in front of the classroom, the result is a spike of anxiety that can trigger an excessive amount of sweat and perspiration. So how do you handle a situation like that? A quick escape is always the best bet, but not always a feasible solution. Here are just a few tips to consider when you have to deal with the fallout of a stressful and … [Read more...]

4 Things You Should Be Doing to Be Prepared for Anything

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could predict the future? If you knew what events lie ahead you could be ready to tackle them. Unfortunately, life isn’t designed that way. In fact, it’s often a rollercoaster that takes you up, down, around, and back again. Minor things can quickly be resolved, but when something serious happens, it can leave you physically, emotionally, and financially distressed. Seeing as how you don’t have psychic powers, your only solution is to be prepared for anything. Know … [Read more...]

The 7 Habits of Successful People You Need to Adopt

I’ve always been very interested in the mindset of people who find great success. How did they get there? What was the most beneficial steps that helped them along the way? How can I mimic their path? All of these things can be recreated by adopting their habits and understanding how they live their lives. Take Breaks This one will probably be your favorite ( I know it’s mine). Taking a break once an hour actually increases productivity. Part of accomplishing a successful task stems from … [Read more...]

How to Stress Less and Enjoy Life More

The most stressful thing I have ever done is to become a parent. I stressed about everything, but then I heard about the concept of the good enough mother, a concept coined by Donald Winnicott in 1953. This idea that good enough was all I had to be took a great burden off my shoulders. That started me on a journey to stress less and enjoy life more. A lot of modern advice about how to stress less actually causes more stress. There is a laundry list of what you need to do to be less stressed. … [Read more...]