Embracing People’s Differences is Hard at Times, But Worth It In The End

Your ​differences are what makes you special but differences can and have led to many conflicts within the world; from gender identifications, religious beliefs, to simply the choice of clothing you choose to wear. You can get ridiculed and even killed in some societies for such differences and it's sad that such things occur.  Many … Continue reading Embracing People’s Differences is Hard at Times, But Worth It In The End

Stress is Harmful to Your Body, Mind, and Behavior When Left Unchecked – 10 Tips to Limit Your Stress

Stress is defined by Merriam Webster as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress when left unchecked can lead to many problems that are harmful to your body. According to the Mayo Clinic, "stress symptoms cannot only affect your body, but also your thoughts, feelings, and your behavior. … Continue reading Stress is Harmful to Your Body, Mind, and Behavior When Left Unchecked – 10 Tips to Limit Your Stress

Here is Why the Next Time Tears Well Up In Your Eyes, You Should Cry: The Benefits

Crying. When was the last time you cried? Chances are it's been a while and if you're a male chances are even higher that it's been awhile. Despite society's association of crying with being feminine or sensitive, crying has been known to have many benefits.  Neuroscientist Dr. William H. Frey II, PhD, the director of … Continue reading Here is Why the Next Time Tears Well Up In Your Eyes, You Should Cry: The Benefits

Leaving an Abusive Relationship Can Be Difficult But It’s Worth It When The Necessary Steps are Taken

A question many individuals, including myself, have asked when we hear that someone is in an abusive relationship is:  why doesn't she/he just leave their abuser?  Well, according to a study carried out by researchers of Stanford University, love stimulates the same part of brain as cocaine.   This can lead to withdrawal-like symptoms when you … Continue reading Leaving an Abusive Relationship Can Be Difficult But It’s Worth It When The Necessary Steps are Taken

12 Unquestionable Warning Signs That You’re in an Abusive Relationship 

When we look to enter into a relationship, we usually don't look to be an abusive one. But often times our love for an individual, or our fear of being alone causes us to miss potential warning signs that could save us and our children from years of abuse and potential post traumatic stress disorder … Continue reading 12 Unquestionable Warning Signs That You’re in an Abusive Relationship 

4 Ways to Effectively Criticize Others to Help Them Reach Their Potential 

​Criticism is defined by Google searches as: the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes.  Criticism can be beneficial to all parties involved but criticism is often incorrectly used within our society.  If time you spent time observing people in all forms of relationships, you would realize that people … Continue reading 4 Ways to Effectively Criticize Others to Help Them Reach Their Potential 

Smartphones are Ruining Face to Face Conversations and Here Are 4 Tips to Limit the Damage  

Smartphones have played a very important role in the advancement of humankind. No longer do we have to send mail to loved ones in order to communicate - which in the past could take days or weeks depending on distances between our loved ones. Now we can just grab our phones and chat whenever possible … Continue reading Smartphones are Ruining Face to Face Conversations and Here Are 4 Tips to Limit the Damage  

3 Reasons to Stop Comparing Your Life to That of Others

Many people in today's technologically advanced society are guilty of the following: comparing our own lives to others. Sometimes we do it subconsciously and other times we do it deliberately. There is even a psychological term - seems to be one for everything - for what occurs when we compare our lives to others and … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Stop Comparing Your Life to That of Others