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6-Tips to Mentally Prepare for Job Interviews

6-Tips to Mentally Prepare for Job Interviews

Job interviews can be daunting and exhausting. There are plenty of articles and examples that can demonstrate and prepare you for any job interview. These articles dictate how to dress, what to say and what to do to follow up, but what we don’t take into consideration is the mental toll that completing a job interview can cause.  

6-Warning Signs of Relationship Trouble

6-Warning Signs of Relationship Trouble

If you've been wondering if your current relationship is a healthy one, then that in itself is a sign that things are not as they should be. Here are some signs of a relationship that may be unhealthy or need some work.

Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One: How To Make The Process Easier

 Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One: How To Make The Process Easier

Losing a loved one is something none of us know how to cope with. There is no instruction manual, no one right way to grieve. Some individuals feel symptoms of depression, while others feel numb. You may go through an entire range of emotions in a short span of time.

How To Find Your Identity Being Multi-Cultural

How To Find Your Identity Being Multi-Cultural

During our early adulthood, we explore to find what our purpose is and create our own individual identity. Some of that identity is dependent on our gender, where we live, our social influences and what we do for a living. A major part of our identity also comes from our cultural influences and backgrounds.

Mindful Aging: Don't Let Depression Get You Down

Mindful Aging: Don't Let Depression Get You Down

 If you’re 65 or older and feeling depressed, you are not alone. Statistically, one out of every 17 people in your age group is suffering from depression right now. Plus, social isolation appears to be a growing health threat for older adults.

7-Ways to Become a More Intentional and Engaged Father

7-Ways to Become a More Intentional and Engaged Father

Being a father comes with responsibilities that many men don’t feel prepared to handle—however, they’re also responsibilities that they can only ever truly learn by experiencing. This life-changing role subtly asks each man to become the provider, teacher, mentor, and hero that their child needs.

3-Easy and Calming Thought Exercises You Can Do Before Bed

3-Easy and Calming Thought Exercises You Can Do Before Bed

Falling asleep becomes such a challenge when we feel like our thoughts are racing at night, or we struggle with managing anxiety.  There are ways to quiet our minds and calm our bodies before bed. Following these three calming thought exercises before bed can make all the difference in strengthening our ability to fall asleep, stay asleep and get some good, restful sleep.

14-Quick & Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Tidy

14-Quick & Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Tidy

 Keeping homes clutter-free and clean doesn’t have to be a drag, even if it’s not your favorite thing to do. And if you dread that designated cleaning day and the hours it takes away from doing more fun, relaxing activities, tackling a little bit each day’s the perfect trick!