The days when keeping a diary was for tween girls are over. Since the advent of blogging in the late 1990s, people have been documenting their lives on the internet, creating multi-media journals of their life, an up-to-the-minute memoir sometimes providing more information than their friends and family want to know.
Private journaling can be an effective tool in personal development because it allows for a level of self-reflection and observation that is not possible using memory alone. While some people choose to journal as a way to record their thoughts and feelings over time, others focus their journaling on a specific area of life. … Read the rest
It would be difficult to find someone in this day and age who is NOT stressed about money. It is practically a fact of life in this post-Recession era. Even those people who have been able to recover from lost jobs, income drops, or falling home values are still worried about their financial security.
And there are hundreds and hundreds of articles and blog posts out there that talk about the dangers of stress and the anxiety that people feel about money. While there is probably no single cure-all for money stress, following at least a few of the tips and suggestions offered on any of webpages will help alleviate that stress, at least a little.… Read the rest
With the growing rates of products and increasing inflation people are trying to save money and cut corners wherever possible. When it comes to cars people try to maintain and service their vehicle as much as they can to make sure that their car will provide them good service and remain in a good shape. However the car is a machine and automobiles tend to break down at times when one cannot even imagine. Auto repair costs have escalated and therefore it is better that one learns to repair car by themselves.… Read the rest
Stress is a major contributor to certain health conditions, such as high blood pressure and heart disease. It can also have immediate effects on daily life such as increased fatigue, poor concentration and a drop in cognitive function. Plus, it doesn’t feel good to be constantly stressed.
Does driving, one of the major activities in daily life, actually increase that stress?
A recent study in the UK compared stress levels of commuters while driving to those taking the same (or nearly the same) route to work on a bus. … Read the rest
If you hear the names Annette Funicello, Teri Garr, and Lena Horne, and think that they have a lot in common, you’re right. They’re strong role models who have had time in the limelight, and garnered the love and admiration of millions. They also have M.S. You’ll also find that Chrissy Amphlett, the lead singer of the Divinyls, the drummer for Iron Maiden, and the recently deceased Captain Beefheart are also on the list.
It’s very extensive, and there are many more celebrities and very accomplished people, many who would doubtlessly be rather surprising. … Read the rest
Changing residencies, or moving the location of a business, is certainly one of the most challenging moments in a life. Although it certainly contains all the excitement that a new prospect for experience can offer, it also contains an enormous potential for stress. It’s a bit of an adage, however, to note that the vast majority of things that people worry about never happen . It’s also true that having some anxiety about a move is perfectly natural, because there are many unknown factors. With the help of companies such as HybridAir, these unknowns are minimized.… Read the rest
Achieving milestones in business requires time and much effort. Once you’ve attained a certain level of success, the work doesn’t stop there. With success come more financial responsibilities. Identifying what these responsibilities are and how to manage them properly will help grow and sustain your business further.
One of your responsibilities as a business owner is to maintain accurate financial records that are necessary for a variety of reasons from securing financing, drawing investors, tax payments and other legal requirements. To this end, it’s critical to have a good bookkeeping system.… Read the rest
January is here, and with it come those dreaded, or excitable New Year’s Resolutions. If you’re like most people, you likely find it challenging to truly get through all your New Year’s resolutions as you work on improving yourself, be it learning a new language, losing some weight, or doing anything else to promote your own development and self-growth.
The good news, though, is that there are a variety of apps, social networks, software downloads and more available for you to be able to meet your resolutions, improve your life, from these language apps, to weight loss helpers, calorie-counting apps, online college potential, and more.… Read the rest
When it comes to selecting psychologists and psychiatrists, many people are confused. This is not surprising since both of these healthcare professionals treat a broad range of conditions from depression and anxiety to schizophrenia and other, more severe types of mental illness. In fact, many people suffering from mental illness see both types of practitioners in order to achieve the full scope of treatment. However, you should be aware that these two do have differences and it’s important to know which you need. As always, make sure that you are open and communicate with your primary healthcare provider to make sure that you receive the proper care.… Read the rest