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Your (Seemingly) Never Ending Search for a Job -Tips to Stay Motivated

When you search for a job, the possibilities can seem endless. There is no shortage of either job boards and employment websites to engulf you. Often, the search feels like an overwhelming job in itself. With no clear end in sight, remaining focused and motivated during the process can prove difficult. It’s fairly natural to be enthusiastic at the beginning …

7 Empowering Things to Think or Do When Anxiety Won’t Leave You Alone

Living with anxiety isn’t easy by any means. When anxious feelings increase to ever new levels, you may unwittingly do things that fuel them. You may get so carried away hyper-focusing on “what-if” future scenarios that you can’t think straight. Perhaps, you have tried to calm yourself. You may have learned that holding your breath during anxious periods only makes …

A Self Care Routine Can Help You Battle Depression

A Self-Care Routine Can Help You Overcome Depression: 7 Tips to Get Started

Depression doesn’t choose a day to visit then swiftly decide never to leave. Instead, it worms its way into your daily life through mundane activities. These activities are typically the hustle and bustle of adult responsibilities. You can’t stay away from your adult duties, but you can be more mindful in completing them. Developing a healthy self-care routine will help …

Make Work Worthwhile

Make Work Worthwhile: 5 First Steps to Finding Your Best Career Fit

There are those people that know exactly what they want to do with their lives from the time they’re very young. They never lose focus of that goal. Once they reach it, you’ll find them utterly happy and content. For most of us, though, this doesn’t apply. At first, we’re excited to just have a job that makes us the …

Beyond Candy and Flowers

Beyond Candy and Flowers: 5 Very Romantic Ways to Share Your Love For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day may be just another day to you or it may hold great significance. No matter what your personal feelings are toward this holiday, it’s approach is inevitable. Rather than trending with the typical sweets and roses, try giving something different this year. When you reminisce about the past, do you primarily recall gifts or memories? Most people remember …

Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss: Cope with Heartbreak, Seek Help, and Finally Heal

“He was my best friend, my everything. I just wish I could get past the heartbreak and pain to enjoy the happy memories.” “My heart aches for her every day. I still reach for her at night, but the bed is empty. I don’t know if life will ever have meaning for me again. I want her back!” “I think …

6 Relationship Goals for Busy Couples When Work Gets in the Way

6 Relationship Goals for Busy Couples When Work Gets in the Way

Lamentably, in today’s world, there is an ever greater focus on work – do it quicker, do it better. While you can certainly be proud of work well done, it may come with a hefty price tag. Your personal relationship could end up on the back burner. And if your partner’s work schedule conflicts with yours, it only adds to …

Grief police

Resist the Grief Police… Exercise Your Right to Grieve Your Own Way

“It’s been a year. Shouldn’t you be over her death by now?” “I can’t believe she’s already going out with her friends. That should tell you how much she really cared about him.” Have you ever heard statements like these? If so, you’ve had an encounter with the grief police. They’re everywhere. When you mourn the death of a beloved …