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The Power of Play

The Power of Play

Research shows that play is not only important, but crucial for healthy child development.  Free and imaginative play is all too often substituted these days with scheduled activities, team sports and computer or TV time.  Overscheduling our children has a negative impact on their healthy social, educational and emotional development.  While many parents believe starting their children young in these activities and getting them to read as early as possible will give them an "edge", research has shown the exact opposite to be true.  Children need th

Do Not Let Money Ruin Your Relationships

Do Not Let Money Ruin Your Relationships

Many relationships end because of  money. Do not let this happen to your relationship. Here are some suggestions on what you can do to prevent money from being a factor in your relationships. The first step a couple should do is to be honest with one another when it comes to their finances. Do not try to hide your debt, monthly expenses, or your savings from the other person. Being open and honest with your finances is very important before you get married.

When You Struggle In Your Relationships

When You Struggle In Your Relationships

Do you get depressed when your relationships with the opposite sex give you a hard time? It can be very depressing to have to deal with relationships that are not going well. As a result, here are some ways to remain optimistic when your dating relationships don’t go as well as expected. Make the best of your situation whether you are alone or in a relationship. If you are happy in your current relationship then take of advantage of that. If you are alone, make the best with your situation. The key is to be happy whether you are alone or with someone else.

Managing Your Fears And Anxieties When Facing A Major Illness

Managing Your Fears And Anxieties When Facing A Major Illness

Some people who have a major illness may have to deal with some fear and anxiety. Not knowing what may or may not happen can be very stressful. The good news is that there are ways to deal with your fears and anxieties. The first step is to remind yourself that there are many people who have had major illnesses and still live a productive life. There are many medicines, nowadays, that can treat a variety of illnesses. In addition, there are also new treatments constantly being discovered that can improve your chances of survival.

Managing The Stresses Of Joining A Singles Group

Managing The Stresses Of Joining A Singles Group

It can be stressful when you join a singles group for the first time. Meeting new people and not knowing what to expect can create some anxiety. Here are some suggestions on how to reduce the anxiety of joining a new group and meeting new people. Be friendly and outgoing when you join a singles group that interests you. People want to hang out with others who are nice and easy going. When meeting people for the first time, try to remember their names and give a firm handshake. First impressions are important so be nice and smile.

Do Not Fear Of Getting Older

Do Not Fear Of Getting Older

Some people are afraid what may happen as they get older. Some worry about their health and others wonder about other things that might happen. There is nothing wrong as we age if you look at the positive side of things. Here is a list on how to manage the fear and anxiety of getting older.

Enhance Well-Being With 5-Minute Mindfulness Practices

Enhance Well-Being With 5-Minute Mindfulness Practices

How would you like to reduce stress and emotional reactivity, and increase focus and well-being? You can improve your health while you're at it. What if I told you that cultivating mindfulness can bring these rewards? There are even more benefits. Research suggests memory gains and relationship satisfaction are also associated with mindfulness practices.

Do Not Be Afraid To Fail

Do Not Be Afraid To Fail

You can not always get what you want no matter how hard you may try.  Here are some steps on how not to be afraid to fail. It is best to have at least have tried than not to try at all. Do you want to go through the rest of your life not knowing that you could of made it? At least if you try, you will know for sure if you would have made it.

How To Find The Right Person To Date

How To Find The Right Person To Date

It can stressful in finding the right person to date. Many people go on dates with the wrong person and it can be frustrating to have to deal with this. As a result, here are some steps that a person can take to increase their chances of finding the right person to date. The first step is to determine what your interests are and to find a group. For instance, you are interested in doing volunteer work for the church and you like to find somebody with a similar interest. You should then go to your local church and join one of their groups.