Ways to Reduce Your Monthly Expenses

People who have a 9-5 job are familiar with the highs and lows of the financial tide on a monthly basis. First, you start off feeling rather ‘rich’ after getting your salary. Then as you use it up, you start feeling poorer and poorer, your wallet getting emptier as the days go by until it gets filled up again when you receive your salary. Continue reading Ways to Reduce Your Monthly Expenses

Study Shows Dog Owners Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Everyone is familiar with the benefits of having dogs as pets so it might not be surprising to be told that dog owners live longer, healthier lives. This has been officially confirmed as fact in a study conducted by Uppsala University in Sweden. Continue reading Study Shows Dog Owners Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Success Starts with A Vision

Have you ever taken a journey where you know where you want to go and you just figured out how to get there along the way? This is generally the same way that a vision board works.

A vision board helps you manifest your goals into reality.

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Success is a Decision

Your environment may be hindering your success. But if you really want to change your life, you must decide and commit yourself to finding ways to overcome your circumstances.

Make a plan. Start with the little things. Do what you can with your current resources and take bigger steps as you accomplish each goal. Don’t forget to celebrate each victory to motivate you to go forward.

Success starts with the decision to change; to do whatever needs to be done to get you closer to your goal. Decide. Plan. Do. More importantly, stay committed to your decision and don’t quit when bigger challenges come.

 

Why You Should Spend Money on Experiences Instead of Things

Society is constantly developing into a more high-paced environment causing burnout from our daily jobs; not just because of the pressures of the job environment but of the external environment as well. While keeping a good job is hard, keeping up with the Jone’s is an even harder issue to deal with.

This is why you should not neglect taking time off from work. A vacation leave not only prevents you from crashing and burning out in the workplace; it also serves as an escapade from having to fulfill unnecessary “obligations” to people you’re not even close with. Continue reading Why You Should Spend Money on Experiences Instead of Things

The 6 Dimensions of Wellness

Do you check on yourself daily? Do you feel well enough to engage in your daily activities? Do you feel healthy? Do you feel well most of the time? Most of us gauge a healthy diet and exercising as a measure of our health but this is only one aspect of being totally healthy.

Are you fulfilling the 6 dimensions of wellness to live a balanced life?

Not being sick is also not a sign that you are healthy. Yes, you may be healthy physically but you may not be well. Wellness is a holistic experience and total wellness can only be achieved if you are fulfilling the 6 dimensions of wellness in your regular activities.

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Travel to Learn

If you feel you are stuck in a rut and don’t know how to go forward with your plans, then go and travel. Travel allows us to learn new things through new experiences and even acquire a new perspective on how to approach our road blocks. Just pack and go! You might be on the way to an exciting adventure that could change your life for the better.

Can You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

The Marshmallow Test was part of an experiment in the 1960s conducted by Stanford professor Walter Mischel. The experiment was part of a series of psychological studies which followed the lives of selected individuals from childhood to adulthood.

Would you rather get one marshmallow now or wait for a bit and get 2 marshmallows later?

The result of the experiment was to be uncovered years later when the children had all grown up and become adults. It showed the power of choice and the benefits of choosing to delay gratification. Continue reading Can You Pass the Marshmallow Test?