Articles in the category How To

5 Tips for Getting Through The First Week of Quitting Smoking

It was only a few years ago that smoking seemed the supreme popular worldwide pastime. It was not just sociably and medically acceptable. It was positively encouraged as the social norm and advertising portrayed it as being “good for you.” However, today this worldwide phenomenon is no longer favorable. Recent laws render it illegal to […]

Fighting the Stigma around Mental Health and Addiction

Discrimination of any kind is reprehensible. Pigeon-holing people based on this or that trait or condition is unethical on every level. When it comes to the bias that exists around those suffering from a mental health disorder or addiction, the end result can be nothing short of devastating. Those battling these afflictions are often branded […]

How to Develop Humility in Your Kids

You might be surprised to hear that one of the best things you can do as a parent is to develop humility in your kids. The surprise comes because humility is grossly misunderstood. It conjures up images of a meek and unassuming child who eats alone in the school cafeteria and does not belong to […]

How to Determine If You Made the Right Choice

The first big decision I had to make was choosing a course for college. Between high school graduation and the opening of classes, I had less than three months to pick one ( if you’re wondering why, it’s because I never gave it a thought until I had to) and my whole life ahead depended […]

Lifestyle Changes to Make For Your Health at Work

The average American spends 35 hours per week at work! Spending a quarter of your week on the job means that another quarter is spent sleeping, commuting from place to place, doing other chores and participating in family activities. This means that you shouldn’t let your health fall to the wayside at work so that […]

How to Turn Negative Feedback Into Something Positive

One of the hardest things in the world to deal with is negative feedback. We all like to hear positive things about ourselves to boost our self-esteem and confidence, but negative feedback can play an important role in our development too. This only works if you can take that feedback in the spirit it was […]

How to Have a Successful Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships are a relatively new concept; with digital technologies making it easier than ever to stay in contact with people from all over the world. While a long-distance relationship certainly isn’t a traditional approach to a relationship, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not a viable one. Related: Platonic Intimacy: Why It’s Better than […]

Practicing Generosity – Get Better at Delegating

When you’re stressed out and operating below-par due to overwork, handing tasks to other people sounds like the obvious answer – but it has to be done right. Delegating is a skill, perhaps even an artform, because it is such a delicate matter. You might get called out for believing that handing work to someone […]

5 Staycation Tips For A Real-Vacation Feeling

The sun, the sea, and your bare feet in the sand- sounds nice, doesn’t it? Even though this is a really nice picture of relaxation, it’s not the only way to find peace after a whole year of working hard like most ads and media will have you believe.