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Self-Sabotage – One Dozen Self-Defeating Habits

If you were asked to give an example of something ridiculous, what would you say? What would you consider foolish, irrational, absurd, stupid or senseless? What could be more ridiculous than to neglect oneself, ignore what is in one’s best interest, and squander one’s vast potential? Does it make any sense to curb your own growth and enjoyment of life? …

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Why to Get a Calming Blanket

A calming blanket may be just the thing you or your children need. You probably know how nice it feels on a cold winter day when you have several heavy blankets on you. It has a very calming, reassuring feel to it. The problem is however, it’s often not cold enough for that many blankets. Also, heavy blankets can be …

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Child Safety with Mobile Phones

If you’re a parent, you probably worry what the risks are to your child having their own mobile phone. You likely have thought about the pros and cons, realizing there are solid benefits, but also carries risk. How can you be a responsible, informed parent that prioritizes on safety? Certainly, you will lay down grounds rules for your child, but …

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What are the rules for a happy life?

Most of us probably wish they had been offered a class in high school on the rules to have a happy life. Sadly, there is usually no such thing. You finish high school, perhaps college, and then are launched into the world to start your “real life” and pursue your happiness. What then? Get the great job, house, car, wife, …

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Easy DOESN’T Do it. You’ve Got to Make the Effort

I came across a quotation on the Internet that resonated with me: “Continuous Effort ─ Not Strength or Intelligence ─ Is the Key to Unlocking and Using Our Potential.” I quickly found it all over the Internet, usually attributed to Winston Churchill. However, after further investigation, learned he never said that. Some believe it first appeared in print in 1981 …

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How to Start Your Own HVAC Business

If you are ready to be your own boss and want to start a HVAC business, here are a few things that you would need. Budget Starting your own business, no matter how big or small, requires at least some finances. You would need to determine the budget for your HVAC business start-up. Whether you intend to use your personal …

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Your Perceptions, Beliefs, and Thoughts Control Your Genes

Now that I’ve shared the above statement from the field of neuroscience with you, I need to explain how it works. To some of you, my explanation will sound unbelievable. One of the many functions of the brain is to watch what’s going on in your surroundings…just to keep you safe. The brain does this by formulating perceptions (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perception) of …

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Tips For Getting Over Jetlag

If you often suffer from jetlag when traveling, there are a number of tips that you can use to overcome this. These tips will help you before, during and after your flight. Relax Your Schedule When you know how to prepare for a long-haul flight, you will be able to start your holiday feeling fresh instead of fatigued. If you …

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Eight Proven Mental Health Advantages Of Weighted Vests And Blankets

If you are like a lot of people, you may have your doubts about whether a weighted blanket could have a significant impact on your well-being. As it turns out, however, these blankets provide real, proven benefits. Once you see how they can help, you may change your mind about how effective they are. 1. Less Anxiety Weighted blankets can …

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Benefits of the Float Tank / Sensory Deprivation Tanks

The latest rage in the health world seems to be something that was invented during the hippy era and dubbed as a sensory deprivation tank, which does not sound like it has anything to do with health, in fact it rather sounds sordid more than anything else. However, as it gain reputation among certain circles, the name was eventually revised …