New Year's Resolutions

4 Tips to Help You Maintain Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every year is an opportunity to start fresh, and many of us create New Year’s Resolutions to help as part of that process. For the first few weeks, the excitement and motivation is there, but as time goes on, our motivation becomes less and less and the resolutions we were so excited to achieve become […]


4 Tips to Help You Cope with Stress during the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family, friends, holiday parties and get-togethers. It’s also a time of stress and strife for many. The hustle and bustle of shopping, hosting guests at your home and having to deal with certain family members are just some examples of the stressors people face during the holidays. Here are […]

Self-Esteem 5 Tips to Help You Believe in Yourself

Self-Esteem: 5 Tips to Help You Believe in Yourself

In the past, whenever I heard the phrase “believe in yourself,” I wasn’t exactly sure what it meant. I suffered with low self-esteem at the time, and the thought of believing in myself seemed so far out of reach. After a whole lot of research and through persistence and determination, I’ve finally learned what it […]


7 Tips for Effective Parenting

Parenting is probably one of the most fulfilling aspects of a person’s life, yet it can be quite challenging, to say the least. Unfortunately, there is no all-in-one handbook that parents can use as an effective guide. Plus, each child is different so what may work for one child may not work for another and […]

grief and loss

5 Tips to Help You Cope with Grief and Loss

Whether you experience the loss of a loved one, the ending of a relationship or are coming to terms with an illness, the grief and loss you may feel can be quite devastating, affecting you in many different ways. In most instances, especially with regards to the death of a loved one, you probably won’t […]

stress management

5 Stress Relieving Tips to Help Reduce Worrying

Are you a worry wort? Do you stress about every issue that comes your way? Worrying can affect your everyday life, causing physical, mental and emotional stress. If it gets out of hand, it can cause impairment at work, social gatherings and at home, creating problems with your co-workers, boss(es), friends, family and/or significant other. […]


5 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Whether it’s improving your self-esteem, eating and working out regularly, starting a new business, changing your career, etc., we all have goals we set for ourselves. Attempting to achieve those goals, however, may seem like an unreachable and intimidating task. Here are 5 tips to help you fulfill your goals. Just start. Don’t allow excuses […]


5 Ways to Engage in Effective Communication with Your Teen

The stress teenagers face in our society today can be quite overwhelming at times so it’s important as parents to have open communication with your child. Attempting to engage in conversation with your teen, however, can be quite difficult. Here are 5 ways to effectively communicate with your teen. Ask open-ended questions. Avoid one word […]


4 Ways to Keep Your Self-Esteem in Check While Dating

Dating in today’s society can be a rollercoaster, especially for someone who hasn’t been on the dating scene for a long time. Loving yourself is a key aspect to any relationship and if you find yourself sacrificing your wants and needs for someone else, it’s time to take a look at your self-esteem and how […]