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    Friends Until the End: The Undisputed Power of the Friendship Bracelet

    When most people think of friendship bracelets, they think back to their elementary school days. Indeed, most adults, as children, gave their “best friend forever” a friendship bracelet to wear at one point or another. Often, these were bracelets that were made together, out of simple string. However, mass-produced friendship bracelets were also widely produced. And, while a friendship bracelet might seem like a childish thing, it’s actually surprisingly powerful, even for adults. There are many reasons to reflect back on this fun tradition and to consider giving someone special, be it a best friend or a romantic partner, a friendship bracelet as a gift. It’s An Older Tradition Than…

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    Can You Pass the Healthy Worker Test? 4 Ways to Find Out

    A health worker is vital for the success and growth of any organization. However, for a company to have healthy workers, it must first create a healthy workplace. A company can make a healthy workplace by creating wellness programs, encouraging employees to be active, and providing regular health screening. By doing so, it can improve the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of employees. Some of the benefits of having healthy workers include excellent employee morale, increased productivity and increased job satisfaction. Suppose, your organization isn’t concerned about employee health, how can you know you are a healthy worker? Here is how. Image Credit If You Eat Healthily You can know…

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    Practical Ways Of Dealing With Grief

    The loss of someone special can turn your life upside down, especially if it was totally unexpected. Whether it was someone in your close circle, or an old colleague or friend, the devastation you’re feeling is totally normal, and you may be wondering if there are any ways to make what you’re dealing with easier to cope with. While you cannot measure pain and loss, or even resolve it with the magic wave of a wand, there are many things you can do to help deal with the grief you’re feeling. Here are some practical ways of dealing with grief. https://pixabay.com/photos/autumn-cemetery-cross-death-decay-2182010/ Express your emotions Emotions are completely natural, and it’s…

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    So You Want to Return to Education: Now What?

    The coronavirus pandemic may be bad news on the whole, but it would be wrong to suggest that there haven’t been some positives to come out of it. One such example is that it’s given us an opportunity to really think about how we’re living, and made us question which aspects of our existence we’d like to change or improve. It could be that now’s the time to step up your career, for instance. One way to do that is to return to higher education. It’ll take time, but it’ll have long-term benefits. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some useful tips that’ll move you in the right…

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    Here’s How You Can Spark Your Creativity in Quarantine

    As if you haven’t already been feeling anxious enough in the middle of this pandemic, you see claims on Twitter that Shakespeare wrote King Lear, widely regarded as his crowning artistic achievement, in quarantine. Then, Taylor Swift released her most critically-acclaimed album yet, which she wrote in isolation in the middle of a pandemic. So, how did these two people, centuries apart, manage to create art in a time when everyone’s creative juices have evaporated? Art Amid a Pandemic Various studies have suggested that stress can block a person’s creativity, and nothing is as stressful as the time you’re living in right now. You’re stuck at home either alone or with…

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    How To Have That Awkward Conversation About Ageing With Your Parents

    For the vast majority of our lives, we don’t have to think about getting old. It’s happening in the background as we get on with work and family.  Eventually, though, the time comes when it finally catches up with us and makes a real impact on what we can and can’t do. What’s more, it can come on suddenly, sometimes without warning.  For parents, it can be challenging to adjust to a new reality. As adults, they’re used to their independence. So when it slips through their fingers without warning, it can be extremely upsetting. Many spend their lives in denial.  Pexels – CC0 License As a child, it becomes…

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    Tips for Thriving and Finding Your New Norm After the Pandemic

    Even though pandemic restrictions are loosening up, it’s hard to tell how long we’ll be dealing with its effects. However long it does last, the pandemic will undoubtedly cause permanent changes to the way we navigate life. Dealing with all these changes can be overwhelming, so it’s important to make a roadmap to help yourself navigate the new norm. Below, find out what you can do now and in the future to cope and thrive with whatever changes may be here to stay.  Image via Pexels Things to Deal with Right Now  Pandemic or not, certain things can’t be put on hold. While your approach might be different due to…

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    3 Ways to Help Your Child Excel at School

    Every parent wants their child to grow up to become a genius. They are your ticket to early retirement, private jets, and basking in the sun on a beach 80% of the year (celebrating Christmas in your season residence in the Maldives). However, most kids need to work hard at school if they want to succeed, and every child needs support from their parents to do so. If you want to make sure your child hits the academic heights you have always expected from them, here are 3 ways to help your child excel at school.  https://unsplash.com/photos/OyCl7Y4y0Bk Teach Your Child to Study One thing that many kids struggle with when…

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    Help Your Business Navigate a COVID World and Come Out the Other Side

    Trying to navigate the current economic climate as a business is not easy, but it is something that a lot of companies can do. You just have to make sure you have a plan of action moving forward which is going to help you in the long run. There are a lot of ideas you need to keep in mind that are going to help you make the most of this right now.  Link As a modern business owner, you need to be sure you know what it takes to be a successful business owner, and this generally involves being able to evolve and change as a business. There are…

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    3 Quick Ways to Practice Mindfulness at Home

    You’ve probably heard the word “mindfulness” get thrown around a lot lately. It’s being used everywhere from medical blogs to mental health sites, to marketing campaigns. But, it’s more than just a buzzword.  Practicing mindfulness can help to improve your physical health, reducing the risk of things like heart conditions and lowering blood pressure. It can also help your mental health by lowering your stress and anxiety levels.  Don’t let the recent popularity of mindfulness steer you away from trying it. With just a few minutes each day, you can be more present, live in the moment, and feel more relaxed. So, grab your yoga or pilates mats, make time…