There might be dangerous chemicals in your tap water — here’s how to stay safe

Remember the movie "Erin Brockovich"? Of course, you do. But unless you've rewatched it recently, you may not remember that Brockovich—in real life, and in the movie—was fighting a company suspected of polluting a small California town's drinking water with a cancer-causing contaminant called chromium-6 (aka, hexavalent chromium). Fast-forward 20 years, and it may shock you to learn that chromium-6 is still a threat to 218 million Americans, including residents of every state. That's just one Read more [...]

7 Helpful Tips on How to Manage Jealousy

If you want to build a relationship with someone you love, sooner or later you’ll have to deal with jealousy. Sometimes you can even be happy to see that your partner is jealous, because that means he loves you very much and he doesn’t want to share you with someone else. Perhaps you are an extremely jealous person. Then you should certainly find efficient ways to settle down and manage your emotions. Otherwise your jealousy will only damage your relationship. That’s why you need to be reasonable Read more [...]

7 Reasons Your Team Fails to Make a Breakthrough

Nowadays many people strive to become successful managers, create professional working team and reach success. They wholeheartedly believe that leadership, intelligence and good organizational skills are enough to reach this goal. It is not enough, because modern world is not as easy as it seems. Your employees are human beings who are vulnerable to stress, anxiety, high pressure situations and burnouts. Good manager is not only a clever and emotionally tough leader, but a psychologist who can Read more [...]

7 Questions to Consider Before Asking for a Higher Salary

Mostly, raises happen when we ask for them, but still there are bosses who are not greedy and are ready to share their money with us. If you are not lucky enough to have a generous boss, then it may be time to go for a higher salary. The consequences of your request might be pitiful, so before you ask for your dream raise, consider the following questions: 1. What is the office’s pulse? If your boss has never shown any signs of a greedy attitude but still they do not raise your salary, Read more [...]

How to Correct Your Thoughts to Prime You for Success

It is time to let you in on a little secret. Every day we are bombarded with stories of success and how to not give up on our dreams, but no one gets down to the nitty-gritty to really provide you with the methodology. Are successful people wired differently? Are they superhuman? Most importantly, you probably think, “I do everything they do, but I am not where they are. What am I doing wrong?” Here is the truth – it is not what they are doing differently, it is what you have not thought Read more [...]

7 Tips on How to Take Care of Dry Skin

Looking for ways to take care of dry skin? I’ve got some tried and tested ways that work like a charm. I have dry skin and I know how it’s difficult to take care of it. But by now, I have worked out some ways to treat my problem skin to avoid dryness, redness and discomfort. You need to take care of your skin in order to keep it perfect, right? Follow these tips and don’t forget to share yours in the comments section. 1. Keep the air in your room moist The first rule of a healthy skin is Read more [...]

How to Create a Rocky Cliff Base for a Beaded Bonsai Tree

The art of creating beaded bonsai trees and different bases for them is a bit tricky to master, yet more and more people are trying to decorate their houses with their own creations. Whether it is because they are tired of store-bought stuff that all have or simply want to save money, DIYing is always a smart option. Today, we are on a journey to exploring a step-by-step guide to creating a rocky cliff base and you will get a little bonus at the end – a video tutorial on how to create a beaded Read more [...]

Kourtney Kardashian Reveals Her Secrets to Eating Healthy at Restaurants (Like How to Avoid the Bread Basket)

Kourtney Kardashian is sharing her secrets to keeping a healthy diet despite a busy life on the road. In a new post on her website, the reality star reveals how she wards off temptation while eating out—like how to avoid devouring the infamous bread basket—and how she prepares food before a big trip with her three kids. “When I go to a restaurant for lunch or dinner, I always order green tea with almond milk and honey, right when I arrive,” she says. “Having a green tea to sip Read more [...]

How to Drink Mindfully

A few years ago, I noticed a trend among the people I socialize with. Instead of suggesting we meet for coffee, it was, “Let’s get drinks!” Maybe this was because I was hitting a phase in my life where many of my friends were also divorced and therefore had some nights “off.” Or it might have been that drinks just sound more festive than coffee…and don’t we all need more festivity? Even though I’ve never been that much of a drinker—you can always spot me at the table, the one with Read more [...]

7 Helpful Tips on How to Become More Independent

All people try to reach independence throughout their life, however, not everyone can fulfill this great desire successfully. Independence is the first step we should take on our way to freedom, self-development and happiness. That’s why it is extremely important for us to do our best in order to enhance our independence. I should say it’s not difficult but it is really worth trying. Certainly, you won’t feel happy and satisfied when you always have to rely on others and depend on them. It Read more [...]