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10 Ways to Stay Strong When Everything Seems to Be Going Wrong

If you find yourself wondering if everything will go wrong in 2020, you are far from alone. This year has seen more than its share of heartache, and it isn’t over yet. Help may never arrive — how can you keep going? It’s challenging to stay strong when everything seems to be going wrong. While the tips below are no substitute for professional...

Here’s How Art Can Make You Happier And Healthier

Art can be a source of inspiration and comfort during challenging times, and this is why millions of people all over the world have started drawing, painting, or learning a musical instrument as a way to cope with the Covid-19 crisis. But even before the pandemic, people have been turning to artistic endeavors as a way to heal, and studies have shown...

REVIEW: Rypeapp Language Membership

The world has shifted virtual in 2020 and that includes educational services like language learning. While travel has taken a pause, many of us are still eager to connect with people from other cultures and resume our language learning progress. In this review, we’ll cover what Rype is about, how it works, prices, pros and cons, and more. ...

Benefits On How 24 Hour Fasts Will Improve Your

Health Disclaimer: Long-term fasting isn’t for everyone despite the amazing benefits and of course, can have health risks if done in an unhealthy manner. Please consult with a doctor first to make sure it is for you before trying this. A 24-hour fast may seem like something that is impossible for a lot of us. There are any people have...

How Your Mindset Determines Your Focus

Most people consider the problem of focus to be a technical one. For them, it’s a matter of eliminating distractions, setting goals, following a schedule, or becoming more organized. There is a lot to be said for these practical solutions.  If they increase our productivity, doesn’t that mean they increase our focus? A DEAD END...

3 Unexpected Things You Can Do to Be Happier at Work

It’s probably not a surprise to you that happiness leads to success in nearly every domain of your life, including health, friendship, community involvement, creativity and, specifically, your job, career and business.[1]  Happy workers have higher levels of productivity, produce higher sales, perform better in leadership positions, and receive higher...

The 7 Habits Which Encourage Reading

My name is Erik Nilsson, and I run the blog BookSummaryClub.com, where I have summarized over 140 non-fiction books to date. As you might imagine, this meant that I had to read an overwhelming number of books, which to many people would be a lifetime of reading. I became interested in learning more about the various habits one can implement in order...

The ONE Type of Motivation That Will Make You Thrive in Times of Uncertainty

Motivation, motivation, motivation… many talk about it but I believe few talk about the one tactic moving the needle in our daily life. Motivation is what drives us to act and yet why so often do we get carried away doing things that don’t bring us true fulfilment? We live in a world where we continuously feel the need to chase something better, but...

5 Fun Ways to Record Family Events and Memories as a Parent

Nostalgia is a guest that enters unwelcomed and catches you off guard. It will have you reaching out for your old pictures, recorded videos, or even school books. You can revisit the past if you have logged it. While it was difficult earlier to record and sort, every memory, the technology today can help you with that. There are numerous ways...

The Three Types of Letters to Write and When to Use Each

A few weeks after I had my first child, my Mom passed away. Learning to live in the world without her by my side has been one of the greatest challenges of my life. So many times over the years, I have longed to talk to her, seek her guidance, and ask her what she thought about the life I have created for myself.   An unexpected discovery of...

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