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Creating Financial Freedom

Creating Financial Freedom

Financial freedom is most commonly defined as the point at which your assets (stocks, bonds, real estate, etc.) produce enough income to cover your baseline expenses. Do you have any long-term financial goals that motivate you? Anything that gets you out of bed each morning and get you closer to your dream life? From a young age, most of us…

Why you should get out of your comfort zone!

Why you should get out of your comfort zone!

You’ve seen inspirational quotes that encourage you to get out and do something strange—something you wouldn’t normally do—but getting out of your routine just takes so much work. There’s actually a lot of science that explains why it’s so hard to break out of your comfort zone, and why it’s good for you when you do it. With a little…

How to Manage Stress and Anger

How to Manage Stress and Anger

Anger management and stress management work in similar ways. This is partly because anger and stress have a similar makeup, in that they both have a psychological component. They can both affect us in very negative ways and that is why it is important to understand their relationship. Anger is a basic human emotion that is experienced by all people.…

6 ways to reduce work stress in the New Year

6 ways to reduce work stress in the New Year

Some people seem to thrive under pressure. However, over time, chronic stress with no down time can overwhelm us all, leading to a decreased zest for life and eventually we burnout. There are certain lifestyle features can lead to this. While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and performance—and impact your physical and emotional…

Relationship stress: how to reduce it with effective communication skills

Relationship stress: how to reduce it with effective communication skills

Effective communication skills – Conflict in a relationship isn’t a problem; however, it can bring people together or tear them apart. Poor communication skill disagreements, and misunderstandings can be a source of anger and distance or a foundation to a stronger relationship and happier future. Poor communication skills have difficulties expressing ideas in a way others can’t understand them. In writing,…

Four Tips to Recover from Financial Crisis

Four Tips to Recover from Financial Crisis

Recover from Financial Crisis – Going through a financial crisis can be very stressful and can hurt on many levels of life. Many people feel threatened when their financial security is in question, which creates internal stress. Some people tend to take a lot on which can exacerbate the problem if it gets out of control. But one of the…

First Responder Work Stress

First Responder Work Stress

When you have experienced a traumatic event, you may have faced some strong emotional or physical reactions. Sometimes emotional aftershocks or stress reactions appear immediately after the traumatic event, while some may appear a few hours or a few days later. Most take weeks, months, or even years before stress reactions appear. These horrible events of critical incidents and chronic…