Parent helping her kid build confidence

How to Help Kids Build Self-Confidence

The best way to understand how people benefit from having developed a strong sense of self-confidence is to imagine the struggles of someone who hasn’t. You probably know someone who never reached their full potential due to chronic self-doubt. At the most basic level, self-confidence reduces the fear of failure and being overwhelmed by negative […]

Gifts That Don’t Cost A Dime – A Holiday Guide

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and big corporations know it! The moment Thanksgiving’s in the offing,  we’re bombarded with ads telling us how important it is to give, and that we should be rushing out to the stores to buy all these discounted items. Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve the best way possible […]

Children are vulnerable to peer pressure but parents can help them learn to cope.

How to Help Your Kids Cope with Peer Pressure

“Peer pressure is pressure you put on yourself to fit in.” – Jeff Moore What Is Peer Pressure? Any type of direct influence that a peer group makes on a person is considered peer pressure. This influence can be established both verbally and through nonverbal communication. It can also be achieved through direct social interaction […]

Thanksgiving table reminding you to be thankful for all the little things

Gratitude Through the Ages: A Thanksgiving Story

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues but the parent to all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Can you remember a moment in your life when you felt really bad because you forgot to say thank you to someone? Or do you remember being really angry with someone because they didn’t seem to […]

6 Steps to Getting Rid of Fall Blues (+Examples!)

You’ve probably already heard of the term Fall Blues – those feelings of sadness, tiredness, lack of energy, and the inability to enjoy the things we used to with the same passion, are common companions of short days and cold nights. The reason for this is simple: the reduced amount of sunlight causes our serotonin […]