3 Absolutely Worst Things Annoying People Do in a Conversation

Let’s face it, we all know annoying people, and none of us want to be known as one! Whilst the most important factor in any social situation is being yourself, worrying about your innate habits & being overly self-conscious are never going to help you feel comfortable and confident. Self-analysis can be tough, but it is also a powerful way to identify habits…

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6 Cues of Baby Body Language and How to Understand Them

If you’re a new mom, understanding your baby won’t be so easy. Your best bet is to learn baby body language to decode your youngster. I remember being a new mom, and boy did I panic on many occasions. I had no idea half the time what my baby wanted or needed. The only reason I could decode a small bit of baby…

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How to Deal with Gossip about You and the People Who Spread It

You catch furtive glances, snarky remarks, and giggles behind your back. Knowing how to deal with gossip and the people who spread it about you is not always easy but can be done. Gossip is a habit that throws a damper on life. Elusive as it is, it's not all out of our control. Here's what you can do to deal with gossip…

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How to Apologize the Right Way with a Science-Backed Strategy

To apologize to someone is not always as simple as saying, ‘I’m sorry’. Sometimes, you have to do more to make things right. Finding the right way to apologize is a challenge We’ve all been in the horrible, guilt-ridden position of having to apologize when things really go wrong. No matter how heartfelt your apology is, the other person may not accept it.…

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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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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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11 Signs of a One-Sided Relationship Most People Ignore

When you are in love, you often miss the signs that your relationship is getting one-sided. Could it be? Could you be in this type of situation? It’s easy to fall into the trap of a one-sided relationship. In the beginning, everything seems perfect. This is mainly due to the fact that you’re seeing things through what some call “rose-colored glasses”. This means your…

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13 Red Flags in a Relationship You Should Never Ignore

We all want that fairytale relationship, but unfortunately, they’re rare - there are many red flags you must be aware of. I didn’t want to hear it. No, I didn’t want to see the signs that my relationship was dying. I tried so many ways to save the union I had between my partner and me, but it just came tumbling down. So…

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How to Leave an Abusive Relationship in 5 No-Nonsense Steps

To leave an abusive relationship is an intense challenge, at the least. There are hundreds of misconceptions floating around about abusive relationships. Many people don’t make vital distinctions relevant to the types of abuse, the dynamics between the abuse and the victim or the trauma and healing processes that accompany the abuse. Leaving an abusive relationship is one of the hardest things a…

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Why Do Friends Change? 6 Most Common Reasons and What to Do

The truth is friends change. No matter how much you love and appreciate your acquaintances, they can still fade and disappear from your life. I remember having certain friends in primary school. Now, I never see these people, and rarely even think about them anymore. It’s sad, I know, but friends become different people over time - they inevitably change. The changes that…

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