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How to Stay in the Moment with Stoicism

  Saturday, May 7, 2022
  Challenges   Stoicism  

Part of what makes Stoicism fascinating to examine is the fact that three of its most well-known practitioners represented a wide spectrum of social positions. Consider Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Empire's emperor and one of the world's most powerful figures. Consider Seneca, an emperor's adviser, a renowned playwright, and one of the Roman Empire's wealthiest people. On the other hand, Epictetus, born into slavery, is the polar opposite. Stoicism is so powerful: it can provide timeless idea...

Back to the Basics Guide: Fostering Real Human Connection in a Virtual World

  Saturday, March 5, 2022

It’s no secret that social media has changed the way we communicate and interact with one another. This is especially true among younger people, but changes in social interaction can be seen across every generation and demographic. According to Statista Research Department (2022), 223 million Americans have at least one social media profile. That is about 82% of the population. Furthermore, the average person spends about two and a half hours on social media each day.

How Journaling Creates a Strong Mindset for Long-Term Weight loss

  Saturday, February 19, 2022

When the first blooms of spring appear, it's a sure indicator that bathing suit season is just around the corner. While it's impossible to avoid the need to work out and eat a healthy diet, long-term weight loss begins in your mind. According to experts, having the appropriate attitude can help you think and believe in healthy practices. When it comes to losing weight and striving to become healthier, we often concentrate on our activities and routines, such as what we consume and how we mo...

How to Moderate Your Facebook Screentime

  Wednesday, February 16, 2022
  Challenges  

What started as a new and innovative platform on the internet to help Harvard students to connect with each other in the early 2000s soon became one of the most popular and heavily trafficked websites of all time. It began in 2003, when Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, invented "Facemash," an online software that allowed users to objectify fellow students by comparing images of their faces and picking who they thought was more attractive. Anyone globally may create a Facebo...

Bouncing Back from Career Burnout: A 21 Day Journaling Guide

  Monday, February 14, 2022

Most people express stress at their job from time to time. The stress that a job and career put on someone can be particularly challenging. When the stress is exacerbated and moves into burnout, there can be lasting physical and emotional effects. Although burnout is not considered a medical or mental health diagnosis, it can lead to further mental and physical health difficulties.

How to Overcome Loneliness in a Locked Down World

  Saturday, February 5, 2022

Before COVID-19, America had a chronic loneliness problem, but the fight to limit the disease's spread is set to drastically increase the risk of loneliness. The pandemic has changed lives forever. We've all realized that we could eschew many things that used to be a big part of our lives before, but after being locked down in our homes, we can live without. We have become stronger and more resilient and have navigated through these unprecedented times one day at a time. In our journey, we'...

Surviving a Divorce: 8 Days of Expressive Writing

  Thursday, February 3, 2022

Love is intricate. We all want a love that transcends the typical bounds of human relationships, the kind that is reserved for poetry, music, and art. We want to be swept away into a whirlwind romance full of passion and excitement, spending our lives with that one person that makes us happy. We want a love that makes us stand on the edge of the Titanic. One which makes us write a letter for each of the 365 days of the year and stand outside the window of our loved one with a boom box blast...

12 Steps to Changing the Dynamics or Breaking Free of a Co-Dependent Relationship

  Monday, January 31, 2022

Relationships are the heart of human connection and one of the most important pieces to someone’s wellbeing and overall quality of life. Relationships can come in all types of forms, situations, lengths of time, and more. Research suggests that when someone is involved in a healthy relationship, it can have positive effects on their mental health, stress levels, anxiety, depression, and well-being. On the other hand, if you are involved in an unhealthy relationship, it can have detrimental ...

21 Days to Overcoming Health Anxiety

  Monday, December 13, 2021
  Anxiety   Challenges  

Health anxiety is an illogical and obsessive fear of developing a major medical illness. It's also known as disease anxiety, and it used to be known as hypochondria. A person's fantasy of physical symptoms of sickness characterizes this ailment.

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