Category: Lifestyle

depression

Keeping a “Depression Journal”

As someone who struggles with depression, I’ve found that keeping a diary (or, as I like to call it, my “Depression Journal”) really helps me take a closer look at what I’m feeling and why I’m feeling that way. For those of you who cope with depression as well, this article will help you examine why...

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Journaling: One of the Best Habits You Can Ever Start!

As a counselor I always encouraged my clients to journal during the entire counseling process. There were several reasons for this as well as several different ways this could be accomplished, even for those who were not normally writers. Insight emerges There is just something about writing that brings things to our attention — things that would...

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It’s a Must-have! Or is It?

We’ve all seen them — the late night TV advertisements for those “must-have” products. The ones that assure you that for only $19.95, or 3 payments of $29.95, plus shipping and handling, your life could be so much easier and stress-free! Even better are the $60 worth of extra products or the free second set you...

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Is it Wrong to Spend Money When Others Don’t Have Any?

It was a day of irony on the news. First, I watched a news clip about a family selling all they owned, except their house, on eBay, to make it financially. With three children, two of whom have medical needs, the Peters’ are a family overwhelmed with medical bills and have hit bottom. They have listed everything...

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Improve Your Credit Score

There are many ways to improve your credit score. Some suggestions are simple, most you’re probably already doing, and there are a few facts that you may not have taken into consideration before now. Pay your bills on time. All bills that are associated with money lending, including your mortgage, car loan, student loans, and credit...

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How to Save for Retirement in the Current Economy

When the subject of saving for retirement comes up, it brings a little smirk to many people’s lips. After all, with the economy in a nose dive, and the pundits scratching their heads, trying to figure when this mess will go away, why would anybody worry about finding money to stash away for that far off...

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How to be Successful When You Work From Home

I love being able to work from home; I can drive my daughter to and from school, eat and prepare meals for my son, walk the dogs, take a shower — all on my time. However, working form home can bring on a myriad of problems you may not have had to deal with before. The...

office space

How Important is Your Office Space to Your Wellbeing?

The workplace is where we spend the majority of our lives, so it makes sense that the way it is set out can ultimately impact our wellbeing. Research has even confirmed our working environment makes a big difference to how we feel and how productive we are. So, how can your office space affect your wellbeing?...