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Moving abroad – best ways to adjust to a new culture

February 7, 2020
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By Sally Norton   Moving abroad is thrilling, intriguing and overwhelming, but at the same time exhausting and just plain scary. Even though it can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life, the first few weeks in a new country can be very frustrating and challenging. During this time, you will go through culture shock, which you can’t avoid no matter how many books you read or how much research you do. The initial excitement and willingness…

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3 Ways To Enjoy Being In Your Own Skin

February 6, 2020
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Sometimes we can lose ourselves in busy day to day life. We end up on a seemingly never ending treadmill, lost in the nine to five and drifting through our weekends. When this happens, it can be difficult to find our way back, to remember what we are all about and what makes us happy. Most of us have or will hit this wall at some point in our lives, so what do we do when we recognise that this…

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5 Ideas for Spending a Great Weekend Afternoon with Your Friends

February 6, 2020
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By Patrick Adams   Friends resist any age. They are there when you get a new job, move to another town, start a family or go through the motions. Every moment of your life is made more significant by one or a bunch of friends who were there right by your side – good or bad. However, life events sometimes don’t allow you to hang out as much as you used to, so you need a plan. So here are…

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11 Date Night Ideas for an Exciting Night In

December 20, 2019

If your idea of a date night is “Netflix and chill,” you might be pining for something new. Netflix is great, of course, but there’s so much more you can do if you’re on a limited budget. In short, you don’t have to pay much to plan a date night to remember. The next time you stay in, give one of these ideas a try.   1. Schedule a Relaxing Spa Night     Who says you have to drop…

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Important Things To Consider Before Starting a Family

December 17, 2019

By Stella Ryne   Planning for a baby is probably one of the most exciting events in parents’ or couple’s life. Being a parent brings joy and fulfilment and the majority of people end up finding parenthood as their sense of purpose. Welcoming a new life in your home and marriage is not a small thing to do and it’s not a quick decision to make. Having a child or children is not something you do temporarily. This is an…

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Tips for Helping your Teenager Deal with a Major Relocation

December 13, 2019
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By Sally Norton   When they need to move, a great majority of people focus intensively on planning each and every step of the relocation process carefully and in detail. Providing packing supplies, packing the items, finding reliable and professional movers are only some of the numerous tasks these people need to conduct successfully. However, a very sensitive issue emerges the moment we share the news of the relocation with our kids. How can we help them deal with this…

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10 Tips to Make a Long Distance Relationship Last

October 10, 2019

By Sally Norton   It’s true and it’s difficult to face the fact – a long-distance relationship is indeed challenging. It takes a lot of effort and often people give up on each other before doing anything to make things work. However, you shouldn’t risk losing someone you really love and care for, simply because of the distance between you. A long-distance relationship can be very interesting and committed if both of the partners have a good approach and are…

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Find Some Clarity In Your Life

September 20, 2019

If you feel like you’re a little bit of a lost cause in life, then we can promise you: you’re not alone. It can get to the point where you feel like your life isn’t on the right path, or you’re being forced down a path because that’s the one that society wants you to go down. We feel like we should have a house, we should have a nice car, and we should have a family. And when you…

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Making The Best Changes: Fixing Our Bad Parenting

September 10, 2019

We’re all human, we all make mistakes, and we have emotional crosses to bear. But sometimes, when we witness emotional issues like anxiety in our children, we have a direct impact on this. Turning the mirror onto ourselves is something that we need to do, but it’s a challenging thing to undertake because it means admitting that we make mistakes. And when we have children, and we think we do everything we can for them, sometimes we have to learn…

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