Could Cleaning Your Home Alleviate Depression?

Could Cleaning Your Home Alleviate Depression?

When you look around your home, what do you see? If there are dust bunnies in the corners, clutter on the counters and laundry in piles, this quick glance may leave you feeling anxious and overwhelmed.  You’re not imagining things, either. The state of your home...

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12 Ways to Improve Your New Year

12 Ways to Improve Your New Year

As January 1st edges ever closer, you might be tempted to make a list of all the ways you’ll improve yourself in the new year. And that’s great. Setting goals can help you gain perspective about where you want to end up by next December. But that enthusiasm tends to...

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Last-Minute Gift Ideas That Really Mean Something

Last-Minute Gift Ideas That Really Mean Something

With the holidays fast approaching and a few people left on your gift list, you might be tempted to run to the mall, grab a gift card and call it a day. And while there’s nothing wrong with a gift card to a place your BFF loves most, there is something to be said for...

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Before You Adopt a Pet for Christmas, Consider This

Before You Adopt a Pet for Christmas, Consider This

It’s a classic scene. The kids creep downstairs on Christmas morning to discover a new furry friend. Under the tree, there’s a fluffy puppy with a ribbon around its neck. In that moment, the whole family is thrilled with this new companion. Within a few weeks, though,...

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How to Create Holidays You Look Forward To

How to Create Holidays You Look Forward To

The holidays should be joyful, but too many people don't have that experience. Instead, holiday gatherings can bring stress, conflict and sky-high tension. If the people at your holiday celebrations aren't filling you with joy, then it's time to rethink their company....

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9 Health Benefits of Taking a Family Vacation

9 Health Benefits of Taking a Family Vacation

Family adventures aren’t just fun. They can also improve both your physical and mental well-being. But sometimes it can be hard to justify the cost of travel, especially in today’s economy. Think of a family vacation as an investment in your health. Not only will you...

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12 Practical Ways to Give Thanks

12 Practical Ways to Give Thanks

When you’re thankful for all that you have in your life, it overflows in service to others. Because sometimes, giving is the best way to show your gratitude. In giving back, you help other people. You also benefit yourself. Studies show that being a giver can make a...

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5 Symptoms You Might Not Realize Could Be Depression

5 Symptoms You Might Not Realize Could Be Depression

Depression doesn’t always show up the way you expect. Maybe you think about endless sadness or crying alone under your covers. And sure, those can be real symptoms of a mental health problem. But depression can manifest in other, less obvious ways. It’s worth getting...

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