Complete Planning Kit for Losing Weight Without Feeling Deprived


Enjoy your food while you lose weight! The most effective eating plans are the ones you can stick with for life.

A recent study by Weight Watchers found that more than 90% of successful dieters planned for daily or weekly indulgences. By contrast, almost 50% of those following a deprivation diet wound up gaining 14 pounds or more.

Moderation pays off. Try these suggestions for reaching and maintaining a healthy weight without feeling deprived.

Zap Stress With These 5 Tips to Increase Your Patience


From fast food to instant contact via email and Smartphones, we are surrounded with products and services that provide instant gratification. The drawback to all of this instant service is that it can lead to unrealistic expectations for ourselves and others and destroys our capacity for patience.

Most of us are familiar with the frustration that begins to grow inside of us whenever we have to wait - for anything. Over time, this frustration causes our stress levels to build and can lead to a short temper along with increased blood pressure!

8 Keys to Rewarding Relationships


All successful relationships have common characteristics. This is true whether the relationship is romantic, work-related, casual, or familial. Relationships are more stable and satisfying when all parties are on the same page. Communication is always a key element of healthy relationships, but there are additional important factors.

5 Tips to Overcome the Emotional Devastation of Divorce


Divorce is terribly difficult. In addition to getting through all the details that divorce entails, you may feel abandoned, cheated on, and alone. It may bring you some comfort to know that many have been through it already, and now there are some proven techniques you can use to overcome the negative emotions and move forward.

5 Benefits of Planning Ahead When You’re Trying to Eat Healthy


If you want to eat healthy, start planning ahead. A little foresight will help you to learn new habits when it comes to choosing nutritious foods and assembling balanced meals. Take a look at these 5 benefits of deciding what to eat ahead of time, along with strategies you can use when you’re dining at home or visiting your favorite restaurant.

Do You Know How to Apologize Effectively?

Everyone makes mistakes from time to time that require an apology. Maybe you lost your temper or exercised poor judgment. Not all apologies are created equal. Some apologies are more effective than others. Learning to apologize appropriately is a valuable skill you can rely on again and again.

Keep these tips in mind when making an apology:

Win the Battle of the Bulge: 7 Tips to Increase Self-Control


Losing excess weight and keeping it off is a difficult, but necessary, task. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 69% of American adults are overweight. Being overweight can lead to many dangerous health conditions, such as high blood pressure, stroke, cancer, and heart disease.

Uplift Your Mood With These 6 Gratitude-Building Strategies


Most of us are constantly under pressure and on the go with our fast-paced lifestyles. It's only natural for us to occasionally feel worn out or even a bit down from time to time.

The good news is that something as simple as refocusing your attention from your challenges to acknowledging the things that you are grateful for in your life can instantly boost your mood.

Top 10 Strategies to Overcome Anger and Gain Peace


Do you get upset when someone treats you poorly? Feelings of anger are normal and even appropriate at times. However, it’s important to deal with anger effectively. Uncontrolled anger can create additional burdens on your relationships and in your life.

If your anger is getting the best of you, investigate a few alternatives to help keep it under control.


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