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From Home Office To Corporate Space - Make The Move Work For You

Pexels If you work from home, you will have no doubt already got a little home office set up. Whether this is in your spare bedroom or it just takes up a small corner of your living room, I’m sure your home office space is perfect for your needs right now. But what if your small business were to grow and you needed to develop your operations? If you were to expand, you might need to start hiring a small team of employees to help you take your company even further. In this case, you would need to move out of your home office and into a larger corporate space. Not too sure how to organize such a move? Here are some very useful tips. Make A Plan First of all, it is really worth taking the time to come up with a moving plan. You need to have your plan in place before you even get started with your packing. The plan needs to answer all of the tough questions regarding the move, such as how many stages are you wanting to move in? When is a good time for you to move? Will you

How to Create a Pushpin Travel Map: DIY Tutorial

For many, summer represents the season of travel. Families set off on cross-country road trips and adventures around the globe to see new sites, takes hundreds of photos and fill their passports with stamps, but there’s no better way to relive your travel adventures than with a pushpin travel map you can hang in your home.   A travel map gives you a quick glimpse into your past adventures, helps you plan for your next trip, and with a little thought, imagine your dream destinations. Purchasing a pre-assembled map can be expensive and often lacks the personalization and sentiment that goes into creating your own. For us creatives, that enjoy a good DIY project, this tutorial from CarRentals is the perfect way to create your own pushpin travel map that can be customized to your living space. Their beautiful step-by-step guide not only walks you through the process but comes complete with examples, materials and custom legend printables to match the aesthetic

What to Do if You Suspect Your Elderly Parent Has Depression

Depression is more common than most people think. According to the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH), roughly 5 percent of the world's population suffers from depression every year. That's the equivalent of 350 million people. Older adults are at higher risk for developing depression or related symptoms, due largely to the prevalence of chronic illness in their old age. What should you do if you suspect your elderly parent is depressed? Signs and Symptoms The first step is to understand the common symptoms of depression in the elderly. It is important to note that these symptoms won't be the same for everyone, but they are the most common complaints in older adults with depression. These include: ·          Changes in Attitude: Normally calm and pleasant people suddenly acting irritable suggests a mood change that can indicate depression. ·          Pride in Appearance: Most elderly individuals take pride in their appearance. If your parent suddenl

Getting through a divorce financially

Getting through a divorce is like entering an unexplored part of your life, full of insecurity and anxiety. Yes, we’ve all been alone before, but it is not the same as finding yourself alone again after five, ten, twenty, or even fifty years of marriage. While being afraid of this change is a perfectly normal reaction, our anxiety before this new stage of life is not caused only by our emotions. In today’s capitalistic society money issues are the root of every pressure, and the gut - wrenching experience of a divorce is not an exception. The House That You Built There are a lot of women who marry young and have children soon after, plunging into a role of home mom. Instead of investing your time and energy into your own career, you’re helping your husband to build his. But that’s okay because you’re a family. You’re building your new life together where everything has its place and everyone has a certain role, just like in the famous nursery rhyme ‛The House That Jack Built’ .

Win A Camping Blanket!

As an avid outdoor family we are always looking for the best camping and outdoor gear to help us enjoy our experiences and create the best memories possible! This blanket is absolutely perfect for us as a family as we can let all 3 of our kids use it or use it as a couple. It is super comfy and very easy to transport as it packs into a tiny bundle meaning we can pack more. Visit our Facebook page to enter to win one of your own! The Montem Sneaky Snuggler Blanket is the ultimate camping quilt! With a temperature rating of 40°+  it keeps you warm indoors and out and you’ll stay comfy no matter where you go. Water and puncture resistant, folding out to a comfortable 54″ by 80″ making it perfect for one and extremely cozy for two. Spreading out to 54″ by 80″ this blanket is comfy for one person, and it lets you get close and cozy with two. Perfect for camping, lounging at home, and picnics at the park. You can bring the sneaky snuggler to anywhere or any event to feel warm

Make this summer HOT!

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Mental Health & Millennials: How Parents Can Encourage A Healthy Mindset at Any Age

By Ulrich Kellerer, author of One Moment Can Change Your Life: Extraordinary Stories About Ordinary People  Did you know, according to Psychology Today, 1 in 5 Millennials face higher rates of depression, and 12% of them are anxiety-ridden, much higher than the previous two generations?       With the current state of concern in regards to school shootings, the abduction of young girls and boys, it’s not hard to see why teens feel anxious in social spaces. We need to take new approaches to how we discuss mental health with our children, instead of labeling their thoughts and emotions as immature, irrational and bratty.  It is imperative that we begin to understand what causes these high rates of depression and anxiety among our youth. Something as simple as having regular conversations with your children can help alleviate so many internal issues, and result in healthy coping mechanisms and social skills.       Here’s how you can help improve your teen’s mental h

3 Potential Child Health Issues You Can Solve without Much Work

Admittedly, sometimes it’s difficult to get our kids to eat right. It’s hard to make sure they’re getting the right amount of sleep, staying safe outdoors, and doing their homework. Here are three things you can feel good about while trying your best as a parent. Air Quality Maybe you’ve never thought about the air quality in your home, but you definitely should. When your air isn’t clean, there can be some pretty nasty effects such as asthma and respiratory problems. The biggest thing you need to do is ensure that your air filters are fresh and in place. There are services now that mail filters to your exact specifications on the frequency you choose. That way you never have to worry about that aspect of keeping your air clean. Sanitation It can be a pain to be constantly cleaning up after a busy family. However it can be extremely important to their health. For instance, once crumbs and food particles appear, insects begin to appear very quickly: ants, cockroaches, and

Natural Ways to Stop Excessive Sweating This Summer

Now that summer is here, most of us are delighted to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. However, excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is an issue that afflicts many more people than you might think and can stem from a large number of underlying triggers. Though it may seem like a trivial matter, it can cause a handful of setbacks: stained clothing, physical discomfort, and social embarrassment, among others. Deodorant may seem like the obvious fix, but this household staple is in fact teaming with harmful toxins such as parabens, propylene glycol, aluminum compounds, and many others. To remedy the burden of hyperhidrosis sans carcinogens and other toxic ingredients, go for a natural fix. Dr. Christopher Calapai , D.O., a New York City Osteopathic Physician board-certified in family and anti-aging medicine , suggests the following natural solutions to finally enjoy the warm weather in comfort: 1.      Apply a Natural Astringent like Witch Hazel Witch hazel