It is important to track our spending and know where our money goes to so we know how to adjust our budget. Sticking to a budget takes a lot of discipline and determination but it will help us reach our financial goals faster. With this description, budgeting may sound like a dreary process. With mostly people’s budget going to expenses, is there a more rewarding way to budget our money? Actually, there is!
While most of our income goes to our living expenses, we should also make a budget for fun and play. A fun or play fund is what you use to indulge in things that you enjoy or purchases that you do on impulse without ruining your budget for the important things. There are important reasons why we should include this in our monthly budget.
Social media usage has become a regular part of our daily lives; so much so that more and more people are becoming addicted to it. Like any addiction, it has harmful effects to our overall health. Even so, we must accept the fact that this product of modern technology is not going away anytime soon and people are going to continue using it for a very long time.
The technology itself is not harmful, at least it is not intended to be so, but the way people use it is what causes the negative effects. To prevent and reduce the negative effects of social media addiction, we need to manage how we use it. There are many ways you can start breaking your social media addiction that you can apply immediately.
How much time do you spend on social media a day? If you think you are spending a considerable amount of your valuable time liking, posting and commenting on social media; then it is time to step back and limit your social media usage. If not addressed, excessive use of social media can have negative effects on your mental health. Before you know it, it might completely take over your life.
Having a bad hair day also means we feel less attractive and less confident than we usually do. This could greatly affect our whole day as these little concerns can influence our mood, even our productivity and how we interact with other people.
On the other hand, a good-looking mane can make our day. Whether it’s our hair or our mood because of our great-looking hair, people will notice and the whole day has a higher chance of being a pleasant experience just because of people’s compliments.
Having healthy hair is not as high maintenance as you think. To get healthier, good-looking hair, here are some tips that you can incorporate into your personal care routine to ensure that you have your scalp and locks pampered too.
Hair is our crowning glory and how we wash our hair can affect how glorious, or how limp and tired, our hair looks. There are many ways to care for our hair but let’s start with proper hygiene. How we wash our hair can promote its health or cause damage to our scalp and strands.
“Oiliness is next to ugliness” is a good reminder to take note of when it comes to our hair. If we don’t properly wash our hair, our scalp will produce more oil to ward off dryness which can cause our hair to look limp instead of soft and light. To avoid having hair that looks dull and uncared for, here are some basic steps you can follow to properly wash your hair.
You are at your lowest point in life. You are in pain but you know deep inside that you cannot stay in that state forever. Life goes on and it will not stop and wait for you until you are ready. You have heard of many success stories from people who overcame their lowest point in life. You believe that you too have what it takes to do the same. You are not just sure on where to begin.
Life is made up of highs and lows and people of all ages experience it differently. When we are experiencing a “high” in some or several aspects of our life, we feel blessed, happy and fulfilled. We usually go out and tell people the good news and are compelled to celebrate our good luck, to share our joy with those most important to us and with those who helped us along the way.
When the opposite happens however, we tend to withdraw from everyone. Most of us would rather be alone when we’re sad, angry, frustrated, feeling hopeless or regretful. When we experience life from the low side, withdrawing from socialising can be helpful to your mental and emotional health but only if you do so for a short period of time. If you are feeling like you are at your lowest point in life, here are some things you can think about and do to help you feel better and to get back on your feet quicker.
Have you tried some natural alternatives to your beauty products? Most of these natural ingredients are in your kitchen. In fact, here are 5 more natural beauty recipes that you can DIY and even customise to your liking to boost your beauty regimen.
Taking care of our physical appearance is part of our daily routine. Looking good helps us to feel good and a healthy glow always boosts our confidence. When it comes to maintaining our heathy glow, what we put unto our skin is just as important as what we eat. Natural ingredients can give you more benefits than chemically-laden products.
If you are already starting or maintaining a healthy diet, then incorporating these all natural beauty tips into your daily routine should help you boost and maintain your natural, healthy glow.
Have you ever looked at food labels before buying them? If you do, then good for you. Looking at food labels can help you make healthier choices for they show the calories and nutritional content of the food that you are buying. You will know if the food is worth eating by looking at the labels.
The practice of looking at labels should be applied to not just food but to your beauty products as well. You see, your skin is the largest organ of your body. It absorbs about 60% of all the ingredients that you put on it. That is why it is important that you know the ingredients of the products that you are using. Remember that everything that you put in your body will impact your overall health and wellness.
Most children grew up listening to their parents’ monologue, “Study hard. Get good grades so that you can get a good job and become successful later on.” This is not surprising since all parents want their children to be successful in life. Some parents even take their achievement goals for their children to the extremes. It is a simple formula, study + good grades = success. Unfortunately, life is more complicated than that.