Partake in Office Social Festivities Without Over-Indulging


Office socials are so much fun, aren't they? You get a chance to unwind and engage in small talk with those you work with. Whether it's the end of tax season or you just signed a huge account, office social festivities provide just the kind of celebration you need.

On the other hand, they also give you a huge opportunity to wreck your diet! Because they're celebratory, office socials usually provide yummy treats that pack on the calories and pounds.

Make Resistance Band Exercises Work for You


Resistance bands provide a convenient way to keep up with your strength training when you’re unable to go to the gym. You’ll even be able to do some moves that are extremely difficult to do with ordinary free weights or machines.

Here’s how it works. When you place stress on a muscle, it adapts and grows stronger. Depending on the brand you’re using, you grip the handles of the band, or wrap the ends of the band around your hands or under your feet.

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Unstructured Play?


If you want your children to be more successful, give them more time for unstructured play. That’s the conclusion reached by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and many other experts.

AAP recommends that kids get at least an hour a day to play outside, along with regular breaks throughout the day.

Team sports and piano lessons have their place, but the activities that your children invent for themselves have a dramatic and unique impact on their social, emotional, and cognitive development.

All About Dolphin Parenting


From tiger moms to dolphin parents, recent analogies about child rearing have sounded like a zoo. As it turns out, the latest buzzwords are closely aligned with the authoritative parenting model that experts have recommended for years.

Vancouver psychiatrist Shimi Kang has attracted a following for her theories about the Dolphin Way, which is a firm but flexible approach that strikes a balance for parents who want to avoid being too strict or too permissive.

A Simple, 3-Step Formula to Extract More Hours From Your Work Day


Does it ever seem like there aren't enough hours in the day? You feel like you're busy pushing through your tasks at work, yet so much gets left undone. If only having more hours in the day was an option!

Happily, it might actually be an option, in an indirect way. It's possible that you aren't getting as much done in your day because of how you manage your time.

At a Crossroads in Your Relationship? Three Signs That It's Time to Let Go


As someone who's questioning the state of a relationship, avoid feeling dejected. Relationships have a natural lifespan. They come and go, depending on various internal and external factors. In some instances, you'll be excited to see someone leave your life. Other times, it can be quite painful.

With that being said, it's important to know when a relationship has reached its natural end.


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