Relationships

4 ways to get your confidence back after divorce

4 ways to get your confidence back after divorce

Divorce has a way of making even the most self-assured suddenly become full of uncertainty. It makes us question our worth and at the same time we are thrust back into the single world. “Was I not good enough?” “Was it my fault?” “Maybe I am getting old!!”. Increasing confidence is important during and after a breakup as confidence plays…

5 Tips to Keep Your Holiday Stress-Free!

5 Tips to Keep Your Holiday Stress-Free!

While ‘tis the season to be merry”, for many of us, it’s also a season for stress, anxiety and angst, which leads us to behave in ways we’re sure to regret later. During this time of year, people often resort to bad habits—they may cave into sugar cravings, go for the booze and overdose on caffeine. This may be a good time to try…

How Technology Affects Kids Academic Performance

How Technology Affects Kids Academic Performance

As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there is a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike—from difficult homework to a stricter bedtime. With summer flying by and many school start dates approaching, kids will be back to class in a flash. While many kids find summer vacation too short, resisting going back to…

Dumb Reasons Why Couples Get A Divorce

Dumb Reasons Why Couples Get A Divorce

In America, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds*. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week and 876,000 divorces a year. The average length of a marriage that ends in divorce is eight years. People wait an average of three years after a divorce to remarry. (if they remarry at all) A divorce cannot be applied for until a couple has been married for at least one year.  Divorce proceedings are started by filing…

Dating shouldn’t be a game!

Dating shouldn’t be a game!

When you’re finally with someone who treats you the way you deserve, that person never leaves you guessing about something they said, or where you stand, or what’s coming next in the relationship. It’s not a game, and they’re not the gatekeepers of a fate you’re waiting to uncover the truth about. They’re certain about their intentions, and when they’re…

Owning a pet can reduce stress!

Owning a pet can reduce stress!

When thinking of ways to reduce stress in life, usually techniques like meditation, yoga and journaling come to mind. These are great techniques, to be sure. But getting a new best friend can also have many stress relieving and health benefits. While human friends provide great social support and come with some fabulous benefits, but benefits of furry friends: cats…