Family, Home

Financial Troubles? Don’t Panic!

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that money is one of the biggest sources of stress for a lot of people. Unless you’re incredibly lucky, it’s rare that you’ll ever be in a position where you’ll never have to worry about money. People often find themselves getting into a serious panic when they find themselves in any sort of financial troubles.

There are a lot of things that cause your finances to take a hit, and panicking is never going to solve your problems. You can’t always predict what’s going to happen in your life or what kind of impact it will have on your finances, but you do have control over exactly what you’re going to do when something does happen. Here are some of the most common sources of financial panic, and how to avoid letting them get to you.

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How Much Would You Pay For A Third Of Your Life?

As human beings, we look out into the natural world and we find wildlife amazing. Creatures that run so fast, soar into the clouds off their own power and animals that pretty much out-do us in almost every single way. But if the animal kingdom could speak our language just for a second, all the creatures, small and tall would call us weird. We are animals but we stand upright on two legs. To the rest of the life on this planet, we’re the odd ones out. And yet we have amazing bodies and biology that allows us to be flexible and incredibly agile. All that comes at a cost of our pressure zones in the back. Our vertebrae keep us standing and all the while remain fluid and dexterous. For one-third of our life, we are asleep but the one thing that usually doesn’t get a rest is our back. It’s the bridge that connects our head to our lower body. It curves and bears the weight of our skeleton and muscle mass while we lay on our mattresses. And when we’re awake, we sit down for a lot of the time at work, in our cars, at coffee shops etc. Being a better friend to yourself is so peculiar to some of us that we have to be taught how. If this remotely sounds like you, well today’s your lucky day then.

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Family, Parenting

How To Help Your Teenager Transition From Adolescent To Young Adult

Teenage years are far from easy. You’ve got multiple emotions running through your body and you’re dealing with hormonal and physical changes within your body too. At this time in your life, you’re expected to know what you want to do with your life which adds to all of the other pressures that you’re experiencing in your life. As a parent, this can be difficult to watch. Luckily, there are ways that you can help your teenager make it through these difficult years and transition into a thriving young adult with lots of prospects. Check out these ways to help your teenager transform from an adolescent to a young adult.

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