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Tips and life hacks

Tips And Life Hacks

How To Get Your Life Back Into Balance

These days everyone is really busy. You may have responsibilities to your family, your work, your children’s activities or your community. All these are competing for your valuable attention. Sometimes we let our schedule run our lives and railroad our priorities, as opposed to us taking charge of our schedule and priorities. The result is ...

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Workplace Violence Warning Signs

Every year, more and more people report violence in the workplace. In fact, 17% of workplace deaths were the result of violence in 2016. Sadly, it’s estimated that 25 percent of all workplace violence goes unreported. While stress and anxiety are clear front-runners to the causes of workplace violence, it’s still unclear as to what exactly causes this phenomenon. So, ...

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Four Tips To Ease Your Mood Swings

Mood swings are characterized by a drastic change in emotion from one side of the spectrum to the other. For example, if at one moment you are freely going about your day, and the next moment you’re suddenly upset, irritated or hostile – then you may suffer from mood swings. Mood swings affect both men ...

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Four Great Apps for Kids and Parents

Parents preparing kids for back-to-school season with fresh pencils and paper should also consider equipping them with the right apps. Nearly three-quarters of teens own smartphones, and 25 percent of those reported being “online constantly,” according to the Pew Research Center. This makes clear that back to school for adolescents today involves more than backpacks ...

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4 Steps to Handling Difficult Conversations

Difficult conversations can lead to anxiety, among many other things. We’ve all been there, though. Loud voices. Accusing words. Cold shoulders. Heated discussions. These are just a few signs of relationships and conversations that are on the verge of explosion. How we deal with these tough moments, in our actions and our language, is important ...

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Shrink Your Stress : How to Get Rid of Guilt

We all know how the guilt we carry in our lives can feel like a weight around our neck, slowing us down and keeping us from moving forward. Guilt causes stress and stress can cause all kinds of physical illness. But imagine a gift that can increase self-esteem, reduce stress and can be given to ...

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Spring Clean Your Environment

The flowers and trees are blooming and everyone is sneezing. It must be spring. Spring is a season of rebirth and change – and also lots of scrubbing, dusting and washing, otherwise known as spring cleaning. If you are feeling overwhelmed by stacks of who knows what – the stuff clogging your closet, or the ...

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Don’t “Cold Turkey” Technology Over the Holidays

If you’re in charge of making this year’s family Thanksgiving one to remember, a potential recipe for disaster is insisting everyone go “cold turkey” using their handheld devices. No, teenagers shouldn’t be sending Snapchats when grandma asks them repeatedly to pass the cranberry sauce. Be in the moment, kids! While some traditions are bound to ...

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3 Great Ways to Maintain Routines during Summer Break

Summer break is in full swing and, for some parents, they’ve started the countdown to their child’s first day of school. Without the routine and structure of going to school, summer break might not feel like a break at all. This can present stressful moments for both parent and child. Recent studies have found that ...

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Back-to-School Checklist for Parents

Backpack? Check. Lunchbox? Check. Pencils and paper? Check. Back-to-School time is here with the usual book and supply checklists for students. Beyond that ritual, I recommend parents have a different sort of checklist in mind as their children and teens get used to classroom life again. It’s really a check-in list to help manage a ...