With the pandemic keeping families at home the past couple of years, you might think they would be reading more. However, U.S. adults read 2 to 3 fewer books per year than they did between 2001 and 2016, according to a Gallup poll. Another survey by Pew Research found that 23% of Americans didn’t read a single book in 2021, and that figure is even higher for those under age … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Read More Effectively?
You're bound to have moments in your life when you don't even feel like getting out of bed. You lay there in bed, just staring at the ceiling, thinking about how miserable you are. Those feelings might be some mild form of depression. It could also be an emotional drain caused by stress at work or in your personal life. It could be that you're just not feeling motivated. … [Read more...] about What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything
As a parent, we all want our children to have healthy, happy lives. But far too many children grow up without ever learning the importance of giving. That teaches them not to give to others, and the more dominant they are in their fledgling years, the more unlikely they are to change their behavior. However, teaching your child how to give to others can increase their … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids to Give: 10 Tips for Success
Many would agree it's increasingly tricky raising children in this "social media" world. Even more challenging is raising them to be authentic. Today's world makes it all too easy for children and teens to grasp the shallow values that perpetuate their insecurities. Kids grow up with their minds focused on the fleeting pleasures of life but end up feeling empty … [Read more...] about How to Teach Your Child the Value of an Authentic Life
Do you keep trying to upgrade your diet, but life gets in the way? Meal planning could be the answer. It’s a strategy that can do much more than help you lose weight. It doesn’t have to be time consuming or complicated either. In fact, shopping and eating more intentionally usually makes life easier for busy professionals and parents. Find out more about what meal … [Read more...] about How to Succeed at Meal Planning