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 […]


5 Ways to Communicate More Effectively with Your Spouse:

One of the most important aspects of any marriage is communication. Since individuals have different ways of expressing themselves, communication can get lost in translation, causing friction in some marriages. Here are 5 tips to help you and your spouse communicate in a more productive manner. Express yourself in a calm fashion. Becoming too emotional […]


7 Ways to Help Your Kids Cope with Divorce

Divorce is never an easy process, especially if you have a family. Unfortunately, your children may end up the most affected by the divorce and may have a difficult time dealing with all the changes. Here are 7 ways to help your children cope. Be open about the divorce. Children comprehend a lot more than […]

positive attitude

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude in the New Year

The New Year is here and for many of us that means a new start. New Year’s resolutions are made with a positive outlook on what 2017 will bring. After a few weeks, reality sets in and some of our resolutions fall to the wayside and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the year seems like […]


Healing from Trauma

Trauma can take on many forms. Incidents such as the death of a loved one, being held up at gun-point, sexual assault, can all take a toll on you mentally, physically and emotionally. Healing from trauma takes time, and although the pain may never completely go away, as time goes by, life will get better […]