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...]

Four Inexpensive Ways to Better Your Quality of Life

There are thousands of gadgets on today’s market that are advertised to make your life better. These products claim to clear your skin, help you lose weight, manage your stress levels, and do a variety of other things that seem miraculous. Some of them can do as they claim but the cost of them is just too much. Here are simple, inexpensive steps you can take to better your overall quality of life. Get enough sleep A boost of caffeine in the morning won’t ward off the long-term effects … [Read more...]

How to Get your Kids to Help with Chores

Have you noticed that your kids will do just about anything to get out of doing chores?  Kids don’t usually volunteer to help out and many parents may feel it’s just easier to do the chores themselves and avoid arguing with their kids about it. It may seem easier to do everything yourself, but chores teach your kids important life lessons that they’ll need one day.  Here’s how to get your kids off the couch and doing chores. Make Chores Predictable Schedule a set time each week when … [Read more...]

Why Having a Calgary Professional to Perform Hot Tub Maintenance is Beneficial

The most demanding but rewarding job that a person will take on in their life is as a homeowner. There are so many things that a person can do when trying to increase the look and functionality of their home. Taking the time to find out what type of additions will best suit your home will pay off in the end. For the homeowner looking for something a bit more fun and functional, a hot tub is a great addition. Once the hot tub is installed, the homeowner will need to take the time to figure out … [Read more...]