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Is Living In This Moment Enough For You?

Life’s troubles can be somewhat confounding and a tough challenge to scale. Whilst trying to solve the myriad of problems life throws on our way, we often consider many factors especially those ones that are without us. The articleWhen this moment is enoughby Allison Carmen explains by sharing her personal story about succumbing to life’s pressures and allowing external pressures owing to her goals and aspirations, and what we all feel we should grasp out of life determine how we act, feel and react. Allison also shares how she brilliantly…

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If I Am Living a Good Life, Why Should I Bother Learning New Stuff?

A person might have a great job, a nice house, and a great group of friends. They might feel they have everything they need, and so, they just settle, stop moving and pushing themselves. After all, their life seems to be going fine. You might have seen this with friends or acquaintances. This is fine for a time; but the problem is, while a person stops moving or stops pushing themselves, the world keeps spinning. Time moves forward. Staying in the same place and not seeking self-improvement has the exact…

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Growing up With a Controlling Father Is Harsh, but Living Free Is Possible

The father-daughter relationship is a special one! It should be nurtured and encouraged because Daddy does have a lot of impact on his daughter. Unfortunately, not all fathers are a positive influence. Some of them are downright damaging. My own father often told me, as a teen, “Your too fat. I will never be able to marry you off!”. I look at pictures now and wonder how I ever believed him! A girlfriend in high school often spoke of her father’s threats to cut her out of the family if…

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Are You Living For Happiness Or Pleasure? They Are Different!

Do you live in the moment or are you building long-term happiness? Have you ever decided to go out and try a new activity or buy a new gadget, certain that it will make you happy, only to be disappointed? So often, we think that a quick pick-me-up, such as a shopping spree or meal at a new restaurant, will revive our enthusiasm for life. However, we often find that we feel just as empty as we did before we left home. If you find yourself always trying to find happiness in the…

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Living Alone? 3 Tips To Make Your Home Safer

More people than ever live alone, making home security a major concern. It is frightening to imagine an intruder breaking in when no one is at home or, worse yet, when you’re asleep. Getting anxious about a worst-case scenario won’t keep you safe, but some simple checkpoints can go a long way. Believe it or not, it could benefit you to think like an intruder when considering whether your home is secure. Identify Security Risks Are there easy-access areas in your home that you may not be aware of? Move through the…

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Living Overseas? 10 Tips To Help You Easily Learn Your New Language

Living abroad is one of the best ways to truly experience a different culture. It’s an amazing feeling to wake up in a new timezone with new food options, scenery, people, and a completely different way of looking at the world. When you move to a new country it can be a little frightening, and very intimidating–especially at first. However, after you learn the ropes and get adjusted to the differences, the experience takes on a completely new feel. When you move to another country, everything is fresh and new….

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Living with Breast Cancer – Dealing with diagnosis and treatment

More women will be diagnosed with breast cancer than any other form of cancer, almost 250,000 women in the US alone will be diagnosed. However, as frightening as this statistic is, you should realise more people are surviving breast cancer than ever before with the 5-year survival rate now at 99%. Whereas this is not a threat which cannot be ignored, cancer is something which, when caught early ,can be fought and beaten. Recognising the signs of breast cancer On the 27th of May 2013, Vanessa felt a change in her breast…

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Healthy living with blogger Lauren Patterson

  You may recognise her as having some of the funniest Instagram tales at ___@laurenkate with her two kids Madi and Max. We caught up with Lauren to chat about healthy living, pregnancy and life post-babies. At the time of the interview Max was six months old and Madi was three and a half, whom which she attritubes her love of health and fitness and the overcoming of severe mental illness to her children. A personal trainer and blogger, her Instagram is your go-to for cute-as selfies with her babies and…

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4 Excellent Custom Gold Grillz Creations For A Better Living

Have you heard about the Teeth Grillz before? I know, for some of you, it’s a quite new concept. You can’t even believe that there’s such thing made of expensive metals that fit on your teeth correctly. Most of the people want to show off their money, so they prefer to choose this way. It’s just another way to wear jewelry. At the outset, people used to wear earrings, rings, bracelets and then the trend shifted towards the piercing such as tongue piercing, belly button piercing, etc. However, now you’ll be…

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Should You Have A Will Or A Living Trust?

Estate planning can be confusing. You have a multitude of options for how your assets should be handled in the event of your death. While a will is a route most people take for directing their assets after death, there are times where having a living trust is more beneficial. What is a Will? A will is a legal document. It contains a plan regarding the distribution of your assets should you pass away. Essentially, it allows you to have some final input into how your estate should be managed, even…

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