Francesca Forsythe, LL.M., M.Phil.

About Francesca Forsythe, LL.M., M.Phil.

Francesca Forsythe is a professional writer with a dual award Master's degree in European Law and Philosophy of Law from Leiden University. She has written for several websites on a range of subjects across lifestyle, relationships, and health & fitness, as well as academic pieces in her fields of study. Her main pursuits are learning new innovative ways of keeping fit and healthy along with broadening her knowledge to create a holistic approach to achieving success.

Why Family Meals Are Important and Three Ways to Make Them Fun

By |2019-01-08T21:05:46+03:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

It is easy to underestimate the importance of family meals, especially when getting everyone together can be a challenge. For many parents, the phrase family meals can be intimidating. Young children rarely want to sit at the table during meal times, and busy schedules make it hard to find the time. Parents are constantly on the go, so finding the time and energy to wrestle everyone together feels like an impossible task. Yet, family meals are incredibly important. It can sometimes be the only time a

Intuitive Eating: How to Practice It for Health and Beauty

By |2020-03-02T14:06:35+03:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Intuitive eating is the process of tuning into your body’s unique needs for specific foods and nutrients. How can you benefit from it? The word ‘diet’ is enough to make anyone shudder. Keeping to a strict regime of low calorie, low fun food can be so much harder than it needs to be. Instead, to really make the difference to our health, we need to start listening to a bit harder to what our bodies are telling us they need. This is what you call

Family Christmas Traditions from Around the World You Are Gonna Love

By |2018-12-24T15:34:43+03:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Inspirational, Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , |

Family Christmas traditions are one of the best parts of the holidays, but no one’s Christmas is exactly alike. Everyone has their own family Christmas traditions, but around the world, everyone celebrates differently. At Christmas time, I think it is important to develop an understanding of each other. One way to do this is to understand how other cultures celebrate Christmas. Each country has its own unique way of celebrating. They might even inspire you to start some new traditions with your family.  Below are

What Is Agape Love and How to Practice It in Everyday Life

By |2018-12-02T20:54:12+03:00December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Agape love is one of the many kinds of love that philosophers have defined when trying to understand how we love and why. There are numerous references to agape love in religious literature, ancient philosophy, and even contemporary philosophy, but each offers its own slight variation on what agape love is. Agape love is different from eros love, which refers to sexual love, and philia love, which refers to affectionate love because it is the deepest and purest form of love. Agape love can be

5 Good Conversation Starters for People Who Value Deep Communication

By |2018-12-01T22:24:12+03:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Forging a deep connection starts with deep conversations, which require good conversation starters. Good conversation starters are hard to find. When developing a relationship, creating a deep connection can feel difficult. This is especially true when we don’t know the other person very well as we can feel a little awkward and uncomfortable. First dates can be filled with self-conscious small talk and awkward silences. The best way to remedy this is to be prepared with a few good conversation starters that will help you

Why Setting Healthy Boundaries in Relationships Is Important

By |2020-02-23T13:22:03+03:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Boundaries in relationships are key for success, but setting them can be difficult. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when a relationship starts. When someone captivates us, we tend to spend as much time as we can with him or her. As the relationship grows, we want to show them different parts of our lives and introduce them to friends and family. This can blur the lines between our lives and theirs, leading us to feel overwhelmed and slightly suffocated. Why are boundaries in relationships so

How to Reply to a Compliment When You Are an Introvert Who Hates Praise

By |2019-04-18T21:38:26+03:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement, Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

When praise makes you cringe, it can be really hard to find a good reply to a compliment without coming across as awkward or rude. Knowing how to reply to a compliment properly is a great tool in your personal and professional life. Proper receipt of compliments shows that you know you are good at your job without seeming over-confident. The trick is to receive a compliment graciously without seeming uncomfortable or overconfident, but this isn’t always easy… especially for introverts. What’s the deal with

7 Signs You Have Separation Anxiety, What Causes It and How to Overcome It

By |2018-10-20T09:12:15+03:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Separation anxiety is most commonly found in infants and toddlers and typically manifests itself in distress about being away from home or close caregivers. Most children grow out of this by the age of three, but it can develop later in life to cause significant problems when leaving to go to school or work. Separation anxiety in adults can seriously impact your day-to-day life, as things as simple as leaving the house can become difficult. What causes separation anxiety? There is no one cause for