2019 is officially upon us. Many people have a fantasy that January 1st is going to be the day they start a new and improved life – a fresh start, a new (maybe healthier) you. We shoot for the moon and make big goals to lose weight, quit drinking, get organized or save more money. Four weeks later, we’re right back where we started. What happened? The truth is, only about 8% of people actually keep their New Year’s Resolutions, so odds are if you look around - you are not alone. Here are 3 things to do year round to better yourself and reach those tough goals:
“May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s Resolutions” – Joey Adams
Let’s just go ahead and declare our cell phones an appendage. We have it in our pocket (or purse) all day and sleep with it at our bedside at night. We now have a phone, the internet, a camera, a calculator, and thousands of apps right at our fingertips everywhere we go. But does having this convenience come at a price? Yes. Our phones are hurting our relationships in many various ways. I could write for hours about the numerous large scale research studies that detail the use of cell phones and the harmful effects they are having on our relationships and social skills but today we will focus on 5 ways your cell phone is hurting your romantic relationship.
3 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress
Well, it’s here again – the holiday season. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or nothing at all, you will no doubt be affected by the season. For many people, the holidays are an exciting time to eat comfort foods, spend time with family, and enjoy the endless loop of Christmas jingles. But for others, the holiday season causes anxiety, stress and depression despite the cheerful carols, bright decorations and festive parades.
Here are 3 things to do to keep from feeling less than “merry” this holiday season:
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