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Ways to Get Better at Dealing With Change

Ways to Get Better at Dealing With Change

We all know that nothing lasts forever. It’s a fact of life that has guided the evolution of our society since the dawn of time. Without change, there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Improvement means moving forward. It means making life better. It doesn’t just occur on the macro level, across time […]

How To Let Go Of The Past

How To Let Go Of The Past

Why do we hold on to the past? Why is it so difficult to let go of the experiences that have caused us pain and suffering? For many of us, we get stuck in the past because of our need for certainty. Certainty is fundamentally about survival. We all need to feel certain that we […]

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

Whether you know it or not, you’ve been phubbed. “Phubbing” — snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone — may not be part of your everyday vocabulary, but it’s almost certainly part of your everyday life. Just think about how often a conversation stalls because your friends (or you) have pulled […]

Communicating Effectively with your Son

Communicating Effectively with your Son

Communicating with your teenage son can be challenging particularly during times of disagreement or when enforcing a curfew. However, you might also find that at times trying to have a daily conversation with him can be difficult too. Although your son is becoming independent he is still reliant on you for many things, including an […]

What You Shouldn’t Do When Your Partner Is Going Through A Hard Time

What You Shouldn’t Do When Your Partner Is Going Through A Hard Time

We tend to think that a sign of closeness with our partner is being able to talk to each other about everything, good and bad. But sometimes, the one thing you shouldn’t do when your S.O. is going through something tough is try to force them to talk about it—especially if they’ve expressed that they’d […]

How To Love Yourself First

How To Love Yourself First

1. Seek support Just because you’re struggling doesn’t mean you have to struggle alone. Enlist what Gabrielle Bernstein calls “spiritual running buddies” to encourage you on the down days and celebrate with you during the up days. 2. Have a simple mantra Bernstein’s recommendation is “sat nam,” which means, “Truth is my name.” The first […]

Be Gentle With Your Partner

Be Gentle With Your Partner

It’s easy to take our partners for granted. Especially when we have been in the relationship for a while. We get comfortable, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, because that can breed intimacy. But when comfortable means we get lazy, short or even harsh, it has the cumulative effect of making our partner feel unappreciated […]

Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Kids

Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Kids

When kids sit next to a caring adult and hear engaging stories, they develop positive associations with books. Reading aloud to your child strengthens the part of their brain associated with visual imagery, the ability to understand stories and word meaning. When you read to your two-year-old, they pick up on important book smarts, like […]

Rant Of The Day – Is He The One?

Rant Of The Day – Is He The One?

Welcome to the rant column Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, even as we are still in the glee of the New Year, let me address some things I wouldn’t take this year. Some shit that will be thrown back immediately they come at me. I received a lot of those last year but ain’t gonna take […]

Rant Of The Day – Open and Close

Rant Of The Day – Open and Close

Welcome to the rant column I know you might see this as none of my business but it’s my rant and my space{winks}. It’s high time some men understood the importance of  a Relationship! It is called Re-la-tion-ship and it’s far beyond opening and closing of legs. The knees joined together makes it better than […]

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