5 Ways to Save on Medical Costs

Doctor visits, medications, and other medical costs can add up quickly, especially if you or a family member has an illness or struggles with health problems. While it may seem impossible to cut medical costs, there are, in fact, ways to save and stretch your dollars. Here are some money-saving tips related to medical costs:  1. […]

Can You Change How You Feel?

Have you ever struggled to express or understand your emotions? If so, you are not alone. There are numerous factors that can make it difficult to express emotions. For many, family culture or societal expectations have conditioned us to suppress strong emotions. Meanwhile, others have never learned the language necessary to accurately describe emotions.  Sometimes […]

5 Ways to Increase Energy

Ever wished you had more energy? Do you rely on caffeine to get you started in the morning, or struggle with fatigue more often than you’d like? If you wish you had more get-up-and-go, you’re not alone. One study found that more than half of working adults complain of fatigue during a typical week, and other […]

How to Have a Five-Star Christmas

Want to experience a joyful holiday season that doesn’t leave you and your family depleted, miserable, and broke? Here are some simple ways to shift your perspective and make the most of this time of the year.  Aim for good, not perfect.  Nothing burns holes into the fantasy holiday like real life. Maybe the tree is […]

Hope for Fighting Depressing

If you only take away one thing from this article, remember that depression is treatable. With time and treatment, you can feel better. Consider talking with your doctor or a mental health professional about how you’ve been feeling to see if talk therapy or medication may be right for you. There are also things you […]

Dealing With Picky Eaters

Variety is the spice of life—unless you’re a toddler who demands dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets and mac ’n’ cheese at every meal. Picky eating isn’t uncommon among youngsters, but that doesn’t make the issue any less frustrating for parents. Here are some ways you can make healthy foods more attractive to kiddos:   Taste test.  “Hey, […]

Why Kindness Is Good for You

When you help others, they benefit from your kindness. But did you know that it also makes you happier and healthier? It may sound a bit selfish to look at how being kind to others is beneficial to you personally, but the research surrounding kindness is so fascinating that we can’t ignore it. Kindness is […]