On the job, you learn to collaborate with others even if you don't have much in common with them. If you can do that, you might think it would be easy to work as a team with your significant other. Unfortunately, this winds up being a major challenge for many couples. As much as you love each other, you may need to develop skills that will help you to interact effectively. … [Read more...] about A Couple’s Guide to Working as a Team
Do you sometimes wish you could be more spontaneous? Being responsible is part of being an adult, but maybe there's room for a little impulsiveness too. Sure, many life events big and small would be risky without advance planning. You want to know when you’re leaving on vacation and where your guests will be sitting at your wedding. You certainly want to be prepared for … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Be More Spontaneous?
Living with chronic pain affects your emotions as well as your body. Prolonged discomfort can make you feel sad and irritable, and those feelings can make pain worse. Breaking the cycle is challenging, but it will enhance your quality of life. Your daily choices can help you manage your symptoms and feel more joyful. Try these tips for keeping your spirits … [Read more...] about 15 Ways to Stay Upbeat When You Have Chronic Pain
Are you kind to yourself? Some of the most generous, caring, and wonderful people in the world forget to look after themselves too. However, if you’re not giving yourself the kindness you deserve, you can’t expect to enjoy a healthy level of emotional and spiritual wellness. So, how do you show yourself some much-deserved kindness? Like most things, the transition … [Read more...] about 6 Easy Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself
Your body is a temple for your brain, mind, spirit, soul, or whatever word you prefer to use. Your body is the thing that allows you to exist, so it deserves your attention and respect. Most of us treat our bodies like it’s a combination of an amusement park and a garbage dump. We have bad habits that destroy our health and ultimately our happiness. The obesity rate for … [Read more...] about 8 Easy Ways to Take Good Care of Your Body