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5 Effective Alternatives To Spanking Your Kids [EXPERT]
Using non-physical forms of punishment will benefit your child in the future.

5 Effective Alternatives To Spanking Your Kids

The truth is, there is no perfect way to parent, and often, methods of discipline will be based heavily on a parent's past experiences with discipline themselves, particularly when they were children. There are alternative ways to discipline a child, with some being more popular than others, that do not require physical harm.

How To Empower Your Love Life

How To Empower Your Love Life

Maybe lately, you’ve been down in the dumps about your love life and the men you’re going out with (or not going out with). You’ve been doing this “inner work” self-journey for so long, it seems like you’ll never find the right man for you. You’ve even started to wonder if it’s even possible for you. Maybe you’ve worried if you’re fundamentally flawed or broken somehow and maybe just settling for a good enough guy is what you need to do.

How Your Energy Can Bring You Inner Peace

How Your Energy Can Bring You Inner Peace

When you are in the higher vibrational energies, you are able to manage your thoughts and feelings by focusing your energy. That’s called Energy management. When you are in higher vibrational energies, you have the strongest connections to your inner guidance. When you are in lower level energies – anger, worry, fear – that’s when you feel something less than a clear connection with the energy flow. This is a perfectly normal experience.

Engaged? 5 Rules For Keeping Your Friendships Intact [EXPERT]
Best friends forever or best friends for now?

Engaged? 5 Rules For Keeping Your Friendships Intact

As you transition from being single to married, your friendships will have to transition as well. This transition can be a major alteration of your relationship or a minor change. But, it is always important to keep a strong bond with your single friends, especially when planning your wedding. Here are five tips on keeping good relationships with your single friends as you plan your big day.

5 Reasons to Keep Your Relationship Troubles a Secret

5 Reasons to Keep Your Relationship Troubles a Secret

Sharing your relationship troubles with friends, family or coworkers may give you a release from frustration, but it also imprints mental notes in other’s brains. If you say he's a jerk, then they'll have no choice but to believe you. By the next day, he's sorry, all's forgiven and life is good, but the imprint has already been etched. The next day you may have moved on, but the damage has already been done.

How To Ensure Marriage Success The Second Time Around

How To Ensure Marriage Success The Second Time Around

This guest article from Psych Central was written by Kalman Heller, PhD Divorce rates have long been overstated, and that for more educated couples who are over 25 when they marry, the rate of divorce is probably only about 30 percent. While data for second marriages is currently very limited, the early indication is that the frequently stated 60 percent divorce rate is also a gross exaggeration and that divorce rates for second marriages may not be any higher than for first marriages.

6 Keys To Healing A Broken Heart After A Divorce

6 Keys To Healing A Broken Heart After A Divorce

Going through a divorce can be similar to experiencing the death of a loved one. Sometimes it is quick and sudden or slow and gradual. In any case, the person you dreamed about growing old with is no longer a part of your everyday life. This is a huge loss no matter how dysfunctional the relationship was. Not only have you lost your life companion, but your sense of security, financial stability, parenting partner, and much more.

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Spank Your Kids [EXPERT]
Practicing abusive parenting now can have harmful effects on your child's future.

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Spank Your Kids

A new study reveals a connection between spanking in childhood and mental health diagnoses later in life. Whether or not you agree with the findings, I'd like to present you with ten reasons spanking is never a good idea.