Children of Incarcerated Parents

In the process of assuring victims receive justice and offenders are given an adequate sentence, there is often one group of individuals who receive little thought. And while it may be difficult to think about someone so close to a person who is guilty of a violent crime or considerable theft, it is vital to […]

Vacation Time is a Necessity

Most of us consider a weekend getaway to be a vacation. However, research suggests that individuals who do not take at least two full weeks off from work each year have an increased risk of heart disease and women, in particular, are more susceptible to depression. All over the world people take vacations spanning from […]

Toxic Friendships

Friends are an essential element of emotional health and wellbeing. Having someone to turn to in times of sadness, fear and anger or just to share happy news can make a considerable difference in the way a person feels. Still, many people have friends who may inadvertently be causing more emotional damage than good. A […]

Planning a Great Team Building Event

Few things are more vital to a successful business than a strong team relationship. However, such a relationship often does not come naturally and may require a joint effort on the part of management, as well as subordinate employees. Still, many leaders may be confused as to how to develop an effective team connection between […]

Overcoming Job Loss

Few things in life can derail an individual quite like the loss of a job. For most of us, our jobs are our livelihoods. While we may have savings or investments, the majority of our routine expenses and obligations are met by the paycheck we earn from working. So it is only natural that suffering […]

Prison-Based Dog Training Programs

Recently, it has become popular to use pets as part of a therapy program for individuals with various conditions, however pets are now being used for a different kind of therapy. In some prisons, dogs are being given to inmates as part of their rehabilitation. The prisoners care for and train the dogs to prepare […]

Making the Most of College with an Undecided Major

Ideally, by the time an individual graduates from high school, he already has a plan for his college path. While he may not have decided on a specialty, he at least knows he wants to pursue an education in law, medicine, technology, or some other field for which he has a passion. However, not everyone […]

Overcome a Loss

Regardless of a person’s age or health, losing a loved one is a devastatingly painful experience and depending on how close an individual was to the deceased, the grieving process can take a long time. However, with adequate support, overcoming a loss can be much less overwhelming. Still there are specific phases that a person […]

Hidden Dangers of Inadequate Sleep

Everyone can agree that sleep problems are a hassle. Individuals who do not get enough sleep or do not sleep well experience difficulty focusing and performing well on daily tasks at work or school. Moreover, they often lack the energy to do the things they enjoy. However, many people are unaware that poor sleep is […]

How Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) can Improve Company Relations

For years, executives and consultants have utilized Neurolinguistic Programming or NLP for team building and quality management practices, as well as the planning and development of particular projects. NLP is very effective in helping executives discover outdated or inefficient processes in customer service, manufacturing, logistics, or other areas so that alternative methods can be devised […]