People act and feel certain ways according to their relationship status. When you’re used to being single, your perspective of life is different. Being able to speak from two perspectives, single and married, has given me the advantage of understanding things a bit better. For instance, I can now see that when you stay single for long periods of time, it can greatly change how you view relationships, even life in general. It’s true. It’s strange how so much difference can come according to whether
Anxiety is one of the hardest conditions to treat or understand. However, approaching anxiety with mindfulness is simple and quite effective. This is because mindfulness means facing the issue with the idea of being aware of your surroundings only at the present time. Being here, now, is key to staying grounded in your thoughts. Now, mind you, mindfulness is not a magic pill. You do have to work hard to retain this way of thinking. You might say it’s a tool for mental health. Techniques
Have you ever wondered why people remain in bad relationships? There are reasons, and they’re complicated. Relationships can be beautiful, offering happiness, friendship, and security. These unions can keep you young and feeling your best. On the other hand, there are relationships that are considered toxic. These relationships can do the opposite of their counterparts. So, why do people remain in these partnerships? Reasons to keep the fires burning To be honest, most relationships that I’ve encountered have been bad ones. They either involved substance
We love summer foods, but there are also yummy winter choices. There are several winter dinner recipes that will keep you toasty inside. Winter isn’t just about cold weather and snow. No way! Winter is also about enjoying some of the best comfort foods around, and there are many dinner recipes that you can enjoy when the weather gets chilly. In fact, that’s one of them, Chili! These recipes for a winter dinner will soothe your soul Winter gatherings are more than Christmas and Thanksgiving dinner.
Let's stop calling it the New Year's resolution, and instead see our changes as health goals. Goals are the promises of a changed life. It’s that time of year again – when everyone makes promises they can’t keep. New Years’ resolutions are thrown out like free gifts on the Oprah Show, only to be forgotten in about a month. Fitness centers are filled to capacity on the 1st of January only to see the numbers drop off three weeks later. So, how can we achieve
The combination of social media and relationships can be damaging, to say the least. A certain amount of genuine connection can be lost. Finding love and keeping love in today’s world is difficult. When it comes to social media, there are twice the amount of issues than before love was displayed online. Let's face it, putting a spotlight on relationships and being available to the world changes things and tests the strength of unions. How social media affects love Social media has done good things
Single parents go through so much in life. In fact, they suffer more than anyone else when it comes to some things. This post is an incredibly hard one to write for me, as I have struggled during married and being single. Although there were many issues during my marriage, obviously or I might still be married, there were less basic struggles. A single parent goes through a whole other level of struggle and stress. Unique struggles of single parents Unlike married parents, single ones
Have you ever thought about starting a new life? One thing’s for sure, most of us have thought about it. So, where do we start? Yes, I have thought about starting a new chapter in my life, and guess what? I have done this before. I have a friend that I talked to this morning who is pondering the same thing. Personally, I think she should seriously consider doing so. Starting a new life isn’t easy, but sometimes, it’s so worth it. So should you