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The Power of Suggestion: Managing Post New Year’s Resolutions with Positive Reinforcement

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Be honest with yourself. Now that the New Year’s festivities are over, are you sticking with your resolutions still? If not, don’t despair—the fact of the matter is that you aren’t alone. According to research conducted earlier this year by the University of Scranton, only about 8% of Americans are actually successful in achieving New Year’s resolutions. Don’t want to be a statistic? Well if you’re ready for a real change after perhaps years of broken promises to yourself, you’re probably open to a few suggestions. Here’s one: when traditional methods of obtaining your goals just won’t cut it, try managing your post New Year’s resolutions with the power of suggestion instead. Read More »

5 Trailblazing Women You Probably Don’t Know but Should

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Every year, Forbes compiles a list of the “The World’s Most Powerful Women,” which includes the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton and Beyoncé. We’ve got nothing against these women, but what about those women who didn’t make the cut…or where never even on the chopping block? With that in mind, we’d like to introduce our readers to 5 salt-of-the-earth women who are making a difference and leaving their mark on modern society through leadership, innovation and honest hard work. Read More »

How To Create Tranquility At Home

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By Jennifer Chung, Kinsights.com Home should be a haven for families to retreat to and recharge their batteries. However, as kids grow older and schedules become more challenging, home can be a place filled with chaos and frustration.  Try incorporating some of these tips into your family routine to create a tranquil home environment for you and your family to gather ... Read More »

7 Must-Try Essential Oil Remedies

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Looking for ways to go holistic in the New Year? Stock your home with these essential oils to help calm nerves, treat acne breakouts, ease migraines and even stimulate memory.** Some can even be used as homemade cleaning supplies. Here’s a short list to get you started. Read More »

Your Single Friends Need Love, Too!

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It all starts with that infamous line: “I met someone.” Your best friend has captured the eye of some well-to-do insurance broker and slowly exits your life stage right. You quickly find yourself without your partner in crime, not to mention single, unattached and childless. You’re happy for her of course, but worried that you may have just lost a friend. Read More »

Embracing Your Child’s Messes

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Before we had kids, our homes were clutter free and everything had its proper place. For many of us, those days are just a distant memory as we step over toys as if navigating a mine field in our living rooms. As toddlerhood approaches our children’s curiosity and imagination become active and all of a sudden we find forts and tunnels erected from blankets and pieces of furniture. Childhood is filled with exploring and trying new things, but that often leaves parents picking up messes. Understanding how kids experience their world can help reduce the frustration of constantly cleaning up spills and clutter. Read More »

Taking a Tour of the Tiny House Movement

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When a cable network creates an entire show about tiny houses and their inhabitants, it’s kind of a big deal, right? FYI Network featured the first episode of “Tiny House Nation” back in July 2014, and since then other shows on similar networks have begun to feature families actively house-hunting for an elfin establishment to call home. Read More »