Adults

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships

2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

Most of us, at some time or another, have been coaxed or nudged into doing something we don’t want to do. That could mean adding another project to an already jam-packed schedule, agreeing to attend a social function we’d rather skip or taking on more than our fair share of household duties—all for the sake [...]

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

How to end a dry spell in a relationship

2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

The excitement is always palpable in a new relationship. Right from grooming, to paying attention to your outfit or tiny details for those dinner dates and movie nights, the enthusiasm constantly keeps us on our toes. And while you and your partner are still discovering each other’s habits and behaviour patterns, the sexual chemistry with [...]

How to end a dry spell in a relationship2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

17 Small Actions That Will Instantly Improve Your Mood

2019-11-19T16:13:38+00:00

We all feel down sometimes. Whether you suffer from chronic depression or are just battling a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is the key to feeling better and living a healthier, more productive and more energized life. There are many options out there to help improve your mood. Therapy, significant lifestyle [...]

17 Small Actions That Will Instantly Improve Your Mood2019-11-19T16:13:38+00:00

Master the Art of Forgiveness in Just 5 Steps

2019-11-19T16:03:47+00:00

You're human, and that means at some point in your life, you've been wronged. Whatever the situation, you were faced with two choices: To hold a grudge, or to choose to forgive. It's easier said than done, of course. If the offense was unintentional, like your sister borrowing and then losing your favorite necklace, you [...]

Master the Art of Forgiveness in Just 5 Steps2019-11-19T16:03:47+00:00

The Power of To-Do Lists: 6 Tips for Using Them Effectively

2019-11-19T15:53:41+00:00

On any given day, it seems there are a million and one things to get done. There are phone calls to be made, meals to be prepped, errands to be run, appointments to make or break. All of them tumble around in your brain, niggling and nudging until it’s their turn for your attention. But [...]

The Power of To-Do Lists: 6 Tips for Using Them Effectively2019-11-19T15:53:41+00:00

The ‘SIFT’ Method for Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

2019-11-19T15:47:12+00:00

One of the best things that you can do for your children's mental health is to help them develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence (EQ)—and incorporating Dr. Daniel Siegel's SIFT method into your parenting is one way to do this. Emotional Intelligence Can Be Developed Emotional intelligence is said to be just as important as intellectual [...]

The ‘SIFT’ Method for Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence2019-11-19T15:47:12+00:00

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?

2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

The domestic discipline (DD) movement encourages wife-spanking as discipline and is condoned and supported by some religions and religious leaders. But it's been argued that giving husbands this type of authority in a marriage can lead to spousal abuse and can destroy the self-esteem of the person being spanked. Here's a look at whether the [...]

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

11 Ways to Make Mondays Less Dreadful

2019-10-08T15:12:02+00:00

You’d think we’d have come to terms with Monday by now. Technically, it’s no different than any other weekday—it has the same number of hours, the same responsibilities and demands, interactions with many of the same people, the same opportunities to excel and shine. Even so, there’s just something about the first day of the [...]

11 Ways to Make Mondays Less Dreadful2019-10-08T15:12:02+00:00

The Power of Stepping Aside: 8 Ways to Take a Time-Out

2019-10-08T14:51:57+00:00

These days, we’re busier than ever. Between demanding work schedules, household tasks, family obligations and social commitments, it’s easy for "stressed" and "overwhelmed" to become our default setting. When your ever-growing task list and ever-shrinking window of time have you feeling like you’re bailing water from a sinking boat, your first impulse might be to [...]

The Power of Stepping Aside: 8 Ways to Take a Time-Out2019-10-08T14:51:57+00:00

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent

2019-10-08T15:24:01+00:00

  Parenting is the most difficult aspect of stepfamily life, especially if the kids are adolescents, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). Naturally, a stepparent may feel overwhelmed. But if you happen to be on the receiving end of a venting session and feel the urge to say, “Hey, you knew this was a package [...]

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent2019-10-08T15:24:01+00:00