9 Signs of a Toxic Work Environment and How to Handle It

Dragging your feet to work every day is stressful enough without competitive or gossipy colleagues to torment you. But you'll never know when you'll come across them, so you must be able to read the signs of a toxic work environment. Everyone knows the boss or colleague from hell. These people take enjoyment out of work and knock the passion out of you.…

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How to Boost Your Work Motivation to Stay Productive Every Day

Let's be honest; Some days it feels impossible to be productive at work. However, there are some ways to boost motivation every day. Work motivation can come and go in waves. When you are motivated it's easy to ride that wave and be productive. But what about those times where you feel stuck in a rut? Workplace productivity can dwindle down to nothing…

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Do You Have Overbearing Parents? 7 Signs & How to Handle Them

You're scared silly when it comes to having Sunday Dinner with your overbearing parents, and dread the off-the-cuff, critical remarks they make. You're not alone. You shouldn't fear your parents since you're an adult. But it's hard to deal with their tight control, even after decades. If you're uncomfortable with how yours relate to you, you'll find this article useful. Why Are Some…

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Growing up in a Narcissistic Family Comes with These Effects

You’re not alone if you grew up in a narcissistic family. In fact, many families like this think they’re normal. I really hate the subject of dysfunctional families because it makes me think of all the damage passed down to the children. I lived in a dysfunctional family, maybe not the worst, and maybe not a narcissistic family, but it wasn’t normal, I…

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Child Neglect: Its Types, Causes and Long-Lasting Effects

Child neglect is a form of child abuse and is a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs. This includes the failure to provide adequate health care, supervision, clothing, nutrition, housing as well as their physical, emotional, social, educational and safety needs. Society generally believes there are necessary behaviors a caregiver must provide in order for a child to develop physically, socially, and emotionally. Causes…

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6 Child Development Theories and What All Parents Can Learn

There were many theories aimed to describe and explain child development, but let's first focus on its definition. Child development entails the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the conclusion of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. It is a continuous process with a predictable sequence, yet having a unique course for every…

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6 Powerful Hand Acupressure Points That Can Heal Ailments

The body is an incredible thing, one amazing feature is the built-in pain management system you have in yourself. Many ailments can be dealt with just through certain areas in the body we call acupressure points. Think of your body as a house. There is a full electrical system wired throughout it and there are various points around the body that are like…

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How to Deal with Your Angry Teenager and Help Them Cope

"The children now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect to their elders..." Does this sound like something you've said recently about an angry teenager or a quote from a parenting blog? It's actually the words of Socrates spoken nearly 2500 years ago. He's speaking about youth and we can see that issues surrounding them have never changed.…

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Is Your Child Bullying Others in School? 6 Signs & What to Do

Parents find it hard to believe that their typically angelic children would torment their friends in school. Their angels, much to their dismay, are monsters who indulge in child bullying. With the internet being so pervasive, bullying has taken new forms. Bullies not only harm their victims physically but also emotionally. 6 Signs That Your Child Is Bullying Others How do you know…

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5 Self-Esteem Activities for Kids to Practice in Your Family

You want healthy and well-adjusted kids, but how do you build up their self-esteem to accomplish this? Self-esteem is just like building any other skill, it requires practice, consistency, and patience. When it comes to kids, the whole family needs to be involved and to understand that it will be a work in progress. With several self-esteem activities available, the family needs to…

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