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Lessons From Settling Down And Embracing The Simple Life

Lessons From Settling Down And Embracing The Simple Life

“Simplicity is the essence of happiness.” – Cedric Bledsoe A few months ago, a former co-worker sent me a message via Linkedin. When I read her message, my initial reaction was confusion. Here’s what she wrote:  “I envy your courage. You are living as we all should. I enjoyed reading your biography and feel blessed…

6 Simple Ways To Keep Your Family Grounded For More Wellbeing

6 Simple Ways To Keep Your Family Grounded For More Wellbeing

With so much of an energetic shift occurring within our Universe, upon our planet, and within the entire collective, it can be increasingly hard to stay grounded. Throw in work, family, and everyday responsibilities, and it can be even harder to find time to think about how to stay grounded! But the good news is that staying…

4 Tips for Raising Happy, Emotionally Healthy Children

4 Tips for Raising Happy, Emotionally Healthy Children

“Emotional intelligence begins to develop in the earliest years. All the small exchanges children have with their parents, teachers, and with each other carry emotional messages.” ~Daniel Goleman I consider myself an expert on the emotional needs of children. Mostly because I was one. No one goes into parenthood anticipating the ways they will psychologically…

Toxic People: 12 Successful Ways You Can Learn To Deal With Them

12 Ways Successful People Deal With Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress. Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting,…

Learn How to Spend Time Alone So You Can Unlock Creativity

Learn How to Spend Time Alone So You Can Unlock Your Creativity

Living like a solitary hermit can be unhealthy if you’re doing it for the wrong reasons —but newly-published research shows that not all forms of societal withdrawal are equal. In fact, the findings published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences by a University of Buffalo psychologist suggest that one form of social withdrawal, referred to as unsociability,…

How To Deal With Difficult Family Situations This Christmas

How To Deal With Difficult Family This Christmas

Baby, You’re a Firework! ‘Tis the season to be jolly — people all over the globe are dusting off the mistletoe and puckering up for the long line of friends and family just waiting to be welcomed into your house for another round of yearly festivities. “Christmas is a time when you get homesick, even…

10 Ways to Complain Less (and Be Happier) in Life

10 Ways to Complain Less (and Be Happier)

“Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.” ~Proverb We all complain. Even if you argue that you are the happiest person in the world, you still complain sometimes. Sometimes we complain without even realizing it, but rarely is it helpful. Sure, a common complaint…