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4 Simple Actions that Improve Your General Well-being

4 Simple Actions that Improve Your General Well-being

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Do you experience stress, anxiety, and fatigue? Well, you’re not alone. These symptoms are synonymous with millions of Americans today.

With life getting busier, there’s never been a more important time to take care of one’s health. Besides, taking care of your body doesn’t have to be a tedious or cumbersome task. By simply taking these four steps, you’ll start living a balanced mental and physical life.

Get Adequate Sleep

Running a business requires unwavering dedication that sometimes eats away your sleeping time. Lack of enough sleep has many consequences, but above all, it results in your body being in an unbalanced state since it doesn’t get enough time for cell and tissue repair.

If you combine lack of sleep with unhealthy eating, the result is high blood pressure, diabetes, and any other deadly lifestyle disease you can think of. So, ensure you get enough rest at night, preferably eight hours of uninterrupted sleep for the body to perform at optimum levels.

Furthermore, if you struggle to sleep at night, reduce screen time, whether mobile phone, TV or other gadgets, since the blue light affects sleep patterns.

Maintain Good Dental Hygiene

One ignored truth is that your dental hygiene plays a crucial role in your daily success as much as any other activity. This is because running a business requires constant communication, which is hard when you have swollen gums or bad breath.

Maintaining good dental hygiene goes a long way in keeping you healthy and giving you peace of mind. Visiting your local dentist regularly is even more reassuring since you’re keeping up with dental hygiene best practices. At the least, ensure that you:

  • Brush teeth daily
  • Floss regularly
  • Use fluoride toothpaste

Get Moving

As a business owner, you probably spend most of your days in your office negotiating deals. This leaves you with little to no time to exercise, and therefore, your body grows unfit and unhealthy over time.

What most people don’t understand is that exercising isn’t about running six kilometers and lifting weights in the gym. Instead, it’s the simple actions taken consistently. 

For example, instead of running or jogging, you can do long walks early in the morning or in the evening after work. With multiple exercise apps available today, you could even do some of these exercises at home. Remember, when it comes to rigorous exercise, slow and steady is the way.

Have a Social Life

It’s easy to get sucked into the working day in, day out and forget that there’s more to life than constant working. If you want to perform at your peak, learn how to unwind and get your mind off work from time to time.

Spend the weekends catching up with friends and family. Watch a movie; go out to the park or beach. Either way, engage in an activity that gets your mind off the stresses and anxiety of work and life.

Conclusion

Life is hectic, and its demands can lead you down an unhealthy road if you don’t pause to take care of your general well-being. Use these tips to stay on top of your health and live a balanced life.

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Personal Strategies to Get What You Deserve in a Divorce

Personal Strategies to Get What You Deserve in a Divorce

Divorce may seem like the end of the world, but it doesn’t have to be. Divorce isn’t an easy process for anyone, but there are ways to protect yourself and get what you deserve by navigating the legal system. This blog will teach you how to protect yourself in a divorce and provide personal advice on handling your finances and memories when it comes time to split up with your spouse.

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Here are some tips on how to make this process easier for you.

Have liquid funds and terminate joint accounts

Most divorces happen when one spouse decides they want to leave the marriage. While that may seem fair, it’s not always in your best interest.

Intimacy and convenience have a lot to do with why couples choose to stay married, but many don’t realize the other benefits of being married. For instance, you’ll be entitled to spousal support or alimony if needed throughout the divorce process.

You should try to put away as much money as you can for this reason before entering into a divorce. You should also open up new accounts and terminate joint accounts so that you’re entirely prepared for your split from your spouse.

Cancel joint credit cards or agreements such as cable; doing so can remove the risk of your spouse running up debts or failing to pay bills you will be liable for during divorce proceedings. Search online for a certified divorce financial analyst near me to assist you with organizing your finances ready for a divorce.

Align yourself with support

It’s essential to have a solid support system during your divorce. Having a family member, friend, or legal counsel can help you stay on track and make better decisions for yourself and your family.

Should your divorce become particularly unpleasant, it might be worth finding a local divorce support group in your area or online. However, avoid taking advice that can affect proceedings as this can go against your divorce attorney.

Get appropriate legal advice.

Getting legal advice is essential. When you’re navigating a divorce, it’s necessary to know your rights and how you can protect them.

When going through a divorce, you will probably want to consult with an attorney. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system and determine the best course of action for your case. It’s crucial to get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible; waiting until later on in the process will only cause more problems.

Record all joint property

One of the first things you should do when filing for a divorce is to record all assets and property shared between you and your spouse. If there is something outside of the home, such as a car or a boat, make sure to record it. This will allow you to come back and use this property as leverage if you need to in the future.

Open draws, use the date and time funciton on your camera or phone to record the date images were taken, and be as thorough as possible. Include necessary documentation, too, along with insurance premiums, etc.

If your spouse doesn’t provide an itemized list of their assets, you’ll have to ask them for one. You can then record the property they offered on your own and add it to your list of joint property.

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Preparing For A Post-Covid Life

Preparing For A Post-Covid Life

We are still very much in the midst of the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t start preparing for life after the pandemic is over. After all, no pandemic lasts forever, and at some point or another things are going to return to some semblance of normal, even if that takes longer than we might hope and is harder than we might like to admit. If you are starting to think about life after covid, there are a few areas in particular that you might want to focus on when you start to prepare for that. Let’s take a look at each of them in turn.

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Physical Health

One of the things this pandemic has done is to highlight the importance of physical health and keeping healthy. The better your physical health is, the more that you will be able to fight off any infections or viruses which might come your way, so this is something that is always worth looking into as best as you can. Simple things like exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet and so on are all hugely important here. Make sure that you are doing all you can to keep on top of these things and you should find that you are able to ward off diseases a lot more easily and fully after the pandemic is over.

Mental Wellbeing

Your mind is just as important as your body, and you need to make sure that you are looking into keeping this as healthy as you can as well. Good mental wellbeing ensures that you are able to deal with everything that comes your way much more easily, so it’s a very useful skill to develop – and it is really best thought of as a skill. After the pandemic, life is going to continue but probably not in quite the same way, which might cause a good deal of stress and turmoil, so it’s something that you need to get ready for in some way or another. The better you do that, the better you will cope with life after covid.

Personal Relationships

Something else that is likely to continue to change after covid-19 is your personal relationships. Everything from seeing family to dating is going to change after covid, so you need to make sure that you are preparing for those changes as best as you can. The better you do that, the better you will be able to enjoy your post-covid life. You’ll find that adopting new behaviors and strategies will help you to make a huge difference to how you approach your relationships, so that is something that is very much worth being aware of in general.

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Work

Your career, too, will likely go through some alterations after the pandemic is over, so you should aim to do whatever you can to try and keep on with it as wisely as you can. Work can be something that people stress over a lot, but by engaging with it in the right way you’ll find that you are much more likely to enjoy it and even make the most of it. Good work is likely to be even easier to get hold of after the pandemic, so that is something to look forward to. On the other hand, if you have become accustomed to working from home, that might be something that falls by the wayside – or not. It really isn’t possible to tell right now.

Travel

One thing that is likely to improve massively after the pandemic is over is travel. If you are someone who generally loves to travel, then you might be wondering when you are going to be able to move around at will again. Travel is a great way to improve yourself and broaden your horizons, so it’s worth getting back into as soon as you possibly can. Good travel experiences make life a lot more worthwhile in general, so this is something that you should definitely focus on if you are keen to make that happen. If nothing else, it’s a good way to celebrate the end of covid when it comes – whenever that might turn out to be.

Taking It Slow

In all of these areas, it will be important to make sure that you are taking it as slowly as you can. If you rush it too much, you are only going to struggle more, whereas if you are taking it slowly and carefully you’ll find that you are going to have a much better time getting back into things.

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3 Tips for Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Your Life

3 Tips for Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Your Life

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Have you ever noticed how, over the course of day-to-day life, some people seem to maintain a general overall orientation that allows them to consistently grow, whereas others appear “stuck” in place for one reason or another?

Among psychologists, the terms “growth mindset,” and “fixed mindset” have been used to refer to individuals who – on the one hand – are optimistic about their ability to influence their circumstances, learn new skills, and explore possibilities, and individuals who – on the other hand – essentially believe that “you have it or you don’t,” and who are not very proactive as a result.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, people with a growth mindset turn out to be a lot happier and more successful, as a rule, than people with a fixed mindset.

Here are a few tips for nurturing a growth mindset in your life.

Do things to try and proactively improve situations you aren’t happy with – even if it feels pointless

There are many different stressful things that might happen over the course of your life, including such things as medical malpractice incidents that are beyond your control. But because something happens that’s beyond your control, does that mean you shouldn’t try to make the best of the situation, and to improve it somehow?

A growth mindset is largely defined by continually and proactively striving to improve situations that you aren’t happy with in life. In the malpractice example, that may begin with something like seeking out medical malpractice attorneys.

Fixed mindsets tend to go hand-in-hand with feelings of futility and the belief that it’s pointless to make an effort.

The more you can consistently take steps to improve situations you aren’t happy with and that may even feel pointless – the more you will move into a growth mindset.

Always look for opportunities to try new things, and put yourself in unfamiliar situations

Growth requires you to consistently be on the lookout for new opportunities, and to routinely expand your horizons by trying new things, and putting yourself in unfamiliar situations.

By contrast, a fixed mindset tends to involve a lot of remaining in your comfort zone, and engaging with the same routines, day in and day out.

By always looking for opportunities to try new things and put yourself in unfamiliar situations you can consistently shift your mindset into one that promotes and encourages growth while at the same time accumulating more fascinating life experiences.

Don’t be too caught up in your ego, to the extent that it puts you in a state of inertia

Sometimes, a big part of what keeps people stuck in a fixed mindset is their own egos – in the sense of not wanting to compromise their sense of who they think they are at the moment.

In many cases, what stops people from trying new things and growing ends up being a feeling of insecurity that they will fail, or will look stupid.

Ultimately, though, this kind of ego-focused concern, and these sorts of hang-ups, can prevent us from experiencing a lot of the magic to be found in life.

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Supporting A Friend With Mental Health Issues

Supporting A Friend With Mental Health Issues

Despite a reduction in the stigma around it, there is still no shortage of mental health struggles and mental health conditions.

Worldwide, depression is the leading cause of disability. In the US, nearly 1 in 5 adults struggles with a mental illness.

How can I support a loved one who is struggling with their mental health? is a question often asked. With multiple crises we are currently living through, it is feeling like a lot more people are in pain.

Perhaps your friend or family member has been struggling with anxiety lately, and you might be noticing some changes in their behavior and demeanor. If this is the case, it is a sign that they might really need some support.

Here, we look at what you can do to support a friend with mental health struggles.

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Listen to and acknowledge their issues

If someone close to you is experiencing a difficult time, it can be hard not to jump in and help. Let them take their time and gauge how they would like for you to offer support.

Open-ended questions work well when talking to someone, especially when you are asking about their life situation. These types of questions are helpful in getting a better understanding of what they are going through.

Whenever you get a response, say supportive or affirming things that can help them feel heard.

Many people who struggle with their mental health may often blame or judge themselves about what they are going through. Some may feel that their struggles are not valid because they are mental rather than physical.

It can be hard to understand or relate to someone else’s feelings. However, it may be important to let your loved one know that they are doing a good job and you are proud of them.

Ask them what they want you to do

Rather than assuming what would be beneficial to your loved one, ask them directly: “How can I support you?” or “What would be beneficial to you right now?” Remember that everyone’s definition of support is different, and what you need when you are struggling may not be the same as what someone else requires when they are going through a difficult period. For some people, it might just be continuing to be a shoulder to cry on. For others, it may entail you arranging support from Sunshine Behavioral Health.

Offer support with everyday tasks

Many people who are dealing with mental health issues may find it extremely difficult to make fundamental decisions or complete even seemingly little tasks. Other than saying, “I am here if you need me,” be precise about what you are offering so your friend does not have to worry about reaching out or figuring out what they need in the first place.

If you pay them a visit, have a look around and see what they need help with, such as dishwashing, weeding, vacuuming, or folding laundry. If you speak with them, offer to drive them to a doctor’s appointment or to run them to the shop or make them some meals. 

Celebrate the small achievements

Every day might be difficult for someone who is battling with their mental health. So congratulate them on their achievements and successes. This can help them feel more empowered and capable. Thanking them for being so open and vulnerable with you, or complimenting them on going to work or walking their dog on a daily basis, are examples of this.

Do explore what they are struggling with

You can also relieve them of another significant burden: having to educate you about mental illness. Instead, study more about what they are going through — for example, read more about depression, panic attacks, or anxiety — so you can comprehend their lived experience and be aware of any extreme or risky behaviors or symptoms to watch for.

There are a plethora of resources available online nowadays, ranging from peer-reviewed journals and papers by mental health specialists to blog posts and personal writings by people who understand your loved one’s mental health struggles.

Check in with them regularly

Many people who are struggling with their mental health are already guilty of wasting other people’s time, energy, and mental space. Check in with them on a regular basis – even if it is just a quick message or call, keep them company when you can, and tell them that you love them and are on their team.

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Workplace Confidence Zappers (And How To Beat Them)

Workplace Confidence Zappers (And How To Beat Them)

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Some people seem to blossom and shine when in the workplace. They show no fear when raising their ideas and they succeed in everything they do. These are the people who are often considered for promotion and who get glowing references when they move on with their careers elsewhere.

Then there are those people who don’t have that level of confidence. They don’t raise their voice, take risks, or put themselves forward for career enhancement. This is often a shame as they are often very competent, despite the way they view themselves in the workplace.

If you are relating to the latter group of people, there may be very good reasons why. Consider the following and take action, as by doing so, you might finally gain confidence and experience more success at work. 

#1: Fear of speaking

Are you that person who fails to raise their voice at workplace meetings? Do you back down whenever you are asked to lead training for other employees? Do you clam up every time your boss or work colleagues ask you a question? If so, you may have a fear of speaking. 

People fear speaking, for all kinds of reasons. Some are afraid of embarrassment by saying the wrong thing. Others avoid speaking because of speech impediments, such as stammering. And there are those who hate the thought of speaking to groups of people, which is why public speaking can be such a problem for them. 

To overcome this fear, there are solutions, depending on your particular situation. You could take courses in public speaking if this applies to you, or you could search for the best speech therapy if talking proves difficult. You could also take time out to consider how valuable you are to your company, as you may need to overcome that voice in your head that says you have nothing to offer. 

These are just some of the things you can do but as with most fears, you could push yourself forwards, despite the risks. By raising your voice, you may start to become more confident as you become more comfortable with speaking. 

#2: Workplace colleagues

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Some of us would rather work alone than with others, and this is partly because our colleagues can cause us to experience low self-confidence. We are thinking about the people who put us down, for little or no reason. And then there are those people we mentioned at the beginning, the work colleagues who seem to be full of confidence and inadvertently make us feel inferior when we’re in their company. 

If your colleagues affect your confidence, you should do what you can to manage them. If they are rude, critical, or judgemental, it might be that you need to tell them what you think. By standing up to them, they may have cause to think about their actions. 

You could also speak to a manager or to somebody else at work in a leadership position. Workplace bullying is common, and you might be the victim of this. There should be policies in place to counter bullying so if people are being unfairly mean to you, it might be that somebody higher up can intervene on your behalf. If they don’t, you are in your right to speak to a union rep.

But if your low confidence is related to feelings of inferiority, simply because you compare yourself to others, then once again, reflect on your place in your company. What do you do well? What have you achieved? It doesn’t matter if you other people are better than you in some regards as there are bound to be things that you excel at. Keep these in mind whenever you are feeling down about yourself. 

#3: Fear of failure 

If you fear failure, you will be less likely to take on new job roles. You will probably avoid the speaking situations we mentioned earlier. And you will be less inclined to push yourself forwards in other ways, in fear of making a mistake or looking foolish in front of others. 

The first thing we have to say is this. Don’t worry about making mistakes! You’re only human so don’t sweat it if you screw up in any way. 

However, you can overcome this fear by learning new skills, so commit to any training that is offered to you. You will then be better equipped to do new things. If training isn’t offered to you, do what you can in your own time. And as we suggested earlier, push yourself forwards. If you hold yourself back all the time, you might only regret it and start to feel as if you are a failure. By putting yourself out there and trying something new, you should naturally start to feel more confident, as you will have shown courage by moving out of your comfort zone. 

Do these confidence zappers relate to you? If so, do what you can to overcome them. By doing so, you will start to feel better about yourself, improve your chances at work, and have the opportunity to impress the people that are around you. We wish you every success!

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Here’s The Best Ways To Get Your Kids To Engage With Sports

Here’s The Best Ways To Get Your Kids To Engage With Sports

It’s not hard to understand the benefits of sports for children. Sports will help keep kids active which means that their general levels of health and wellbeing will greatly improve. Another key benefit of sports and specifically team sports is that it teaches children vital skills that they will need in various different aspects of their life including working with other people or even leading a group, depending on their position. Completing a sport will also help your child develop positive social groups. This is all fantastic news, but it’s true to say that not all children are naturally interested in sports. So, how can you encourage levels of engagement here? Well, there are a few possibilities that could be worth considering. 

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Get Them The Right Kit

First, you do need to make sure that regardless of what sport you are encouraging that your child has the right kit. Giving them the right kit will make them feel as though they belong and they won’t think that they are the odd one out. You can also personalise the kit so that it matches their personality and who they are. This will make it more likely that they are going to want to wear it. 


For instance, you might want to consider exploring custom football cleats. These will look fantastic and can be custom designed in a variety of different ways. Remember, you should only buy a kit like this once your child has shown that they are interested in a particular sport or activity. 

Make It Fun

Next, you should ensure that the sport that they’re going to be playing is fun. Again, how you do this will depend on your individual child. Some children are naturally competitive. You can use a sport to engage their competitive nature and ensure that they feel excited to participate. Alternatively, your child might be more gentle. If so, then you should show them that playing sports isn’t about winning every game. It’s just about having a great time with others. You need to make sure that you find a group that does share this idea and doesn’t sweat over trying to win every game that they play. 

Find The Right Sport For Them


Finally, you need to make sure that you are finding the sport that is going to be perfect for them. When you think of sports, you can probably name about ten or so and these will likely be the main options. But it’s important to understand that there are actually hundreds of different sports and sporting activities. So, if you haven’t found the right one that appeals to your child then it might be worth thinking about widening your search. For instance, you can think about horseback riding or perhaps even water polo. Once you find the right sport, they’re sure to have a great time and will be begging to go each weekend or after school. 


We hope this helps you understand some of the steps that you should take to get your child to engage more with sports and perhaps find one that they are going to love. 

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Car Maintenance: It Should Be Important To You!

Car Maintenance: It Should Be Important To You!

The car that you invest in is going to get you where you want to go, to work, to school. Your car is your key to freedom and without it, you can often be stuck in one place for much longer than you ever intended to be. The car you buy is going to carry you for what should be many years, so the most important thing that you do is ensure that you are taking care of it. The last thing that you need is your car breaking down on you and preventing you from completing your errands or preventing you from getting to work. It’s for this reason alone that car maintenance should be important to you and your family.

Most of the time (and with the help of things like OEM Lincoln repair manuals), you can complete car repairs yourself at home. Filling the oil and replacing the windshield wiper fluids are things that you can do in your own garage, but you need to know where to get the best car maintenance regardless. If you have a good mechanic on hand to help, you won’t ever have to worry about whether or not your car is going to wear out before you have a chance to fix it! So, why is car maintenance such an important part of life?

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  1. You’ll keep yourself and everyone else safe. When your car is working at its optimum ability, you’re going to ensure that you and all of your potential passengers are okay in your car. You want to maximize vehicular safety; it’s why you use seatbelts. Well, your car maintenance is just as important as using a seatbelt and if you take care of your car, you’re going to minimize the risks of any accidents occurring. You won’t need to worry about the brake pads wearing out or the brake lines being a problem. Safety first, always.
  2. Your car will continue to perform at its best. As well as increasing your safety, your car will be better performed than it would if you weren’t keeping up with maintenance services. Your car will continue to purr along the road rather than screeching as you drive, and you will have better tire traction, better steering and more reliable brakes.
  3. You’ll save money! When you are taking care of your car regularly enough, you’re going to prevent the larger issues that come along. It’s much better to pay a little now than to pay a lot later, and you can save money by booking an appointment with your mechanic at least a couple of times per year.
  4. You’ll save money on fuel. When your car is in good condition, you’re going to be able to save money on file because the car won’t be working so hard to keep moving forward. You want to be able to keep up on the maintenance services and you can do this by scheduling an appointment every six months to have your car checked over.
  5. You’re going to save time. No one wants their schedule interrupted by constant appointments at the garage. You are going to save yourself the time spent getting the car fixed and in the shop for weeks at a time because you took the time to have shorter appointments to check it’s working through the year. If you are really unlucky, you might have to deal with auto repair issues that can be huge, and you might not be able to drive your car for weeks if your car has some big issues.
  6. Your car will maintain its value. Sure, your car loses value the moment you drive it off the lot when you’ve bought a brand new one, but if you maintain your car, it’ll preserve some of the value. When you maintain and make upgrades, you can even improve the value of the car despite the original price point being lower. If you are planning to sell one day, staying on top of maintenance is a must and you’ll make for a much more pleasant driving experience when you do. 

Taking your car to regular checkups is just good sense when you are trying to keep yourself safe on the road, keep your cash in your account and not hemorrhaging it trying to constantly keep up with repairs. It’s important that you take this seriously as your safety matters. Once you notice any issues, getting your car checked is the best decision that you could make.

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How To Survive And Heal From Your Divorce

How To Survive And Heal From Your Divorce

Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult experiences in a person’s life. Along with the emotional stress of the situation, there are also many legal and logistical issues to deal with. The divide that constitutes a divorce starts in your heart and mind: while we’re social animals, we need close relationships to feel alive and happy. Being part of a strong community is vital for our well-being. 

So, as you’re going through one of the most challenging situations of your life, let’s look at how to survive and heal from your divorce.

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Here is a guide to surviving the process:

Loss

One of the most common effects of divorce is a feeling of loss. This may include the loss of a spouse, home, family, friends, or sense of identity. It is important to allow yourself time to grieve these losses. Seek out support from friends and family or professional counseling if needed.

Legal implications

Divorce is a legal process that affects many aspects of your life. There are numerous legal issues that need to be addressed, including child custody, child support, spousal support, division of property and debt, and more. A Divorce Attorney can assist you in dealing with these issues.

Children

Divorce affects children in many ways. It is important to keep lines of communication open between parents so that children know they are supported by both parents. You should also attempt to reduce arguments about child-related issues since it may be difficult for the children to see their parents’ fight. Children need reassurance that they are not to blame for the divorce while allowing them the opportunity to express concerns or fears they have over the process.

Assets

If there are joint assets such as a house or car, these will need to be divided between spouses after the divorce is finalized. If one spouse plans on keeping the assets, they can be transferred to that person and a divorce agreement drafted. If both parties agree on this, it is likely to go smoothly. If not, these assets will need to be sold and the proceeds divided between the two parties.

Support

Another effect of divorce is feeling unsupported by friends and family. Even people who care about you may have a difficult time understanding what you are going through, so it can be helpful to seek out support from other divorced individuals or online forums. It’s important not to isolate yourself after a divorce; however, even if your friends and family do not understand what you’re experiencing, them around for support will still be helpful.

Hope

Divorce is always upsetting, but it does not have to be the end of your life or future relationships. There are many divorced individuals who go on to lead fulfilling lives filled with love and happiness. If you are struggling to find that hope, talk to a divorce counselor or therapist for encouragement and inspiration.

Conclusion

Going through a divorce can be a difficult experience, but with the right information and support, you can get through it. Remember to take care of yourself both emotionally and physically and to seek out assistance from professionals when needed. There is hope for a bright future after divorce, so don’t give up on yourself!

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4 Ways Moms Can Be Kinder to Themselves

4 Ways Moms Can Be Kinder to Themselves

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Moms can be pretty hard on themselves. They’re already having to experience a massive amount of pressure playing multiple roles such as the spouse, the worker, cleaner, cook, the daughter, and the mother. It’s truly amazing the amount of work that a mother needs to do and the sheer number of expectations that they’re having to deal with.  This leads to a massive amount of expectations, on themselves and from others.

While it can’t be controlled how others think or expect out of you, you can only control your expectations, especially the ones about yourself.  It’s important to build empathy, empathy for yourself.  You’re amazing, and you have the whole world on your shoulders, mama. But, for yourself and for the sake of your mental health, you need to be kinder to yourself. These are some tips to do just that.

Don’t be afraid to splurge on yourself

Most mothers are having to work full time, parent full time, and are still having to carry most of the unpaid labor at homes such as chores or cooking. You work hard, you work every single day, you’re always working some role 24/7 no matter what. It’s best for yourself to just take a step back and see what you’ve done. You’ve achieved so much! You deserve to reward yourself with something every once in a while. This could be something such as affordable dental implants, clothes, home décor, or anything else. You deserve to spend a little bit of money on yourself, so why now?

Give yourself the chance to unplug

We live in a world where we’re constantly connected to technology, our phones being a great example. Unfortunately, this leads to the expectation of always having to be connected. Don’t put this expectation on yourself. Learn that it’s okay to unplug and have a digital detox. Another issue that comes from being too connected is comparing. Stop comparing yourself with others, especially those Instagram moms. There are no perfect moms, and those moms from Instagram are far from perfect. Instagram and reality are completely different, so never compare your life to theirs.

Forgive yourself

Mothers guilt themselves to infinity and beyond. If you’re wanting to become a super mom, then this is something that you simply should not be doing to yourself. Whenever you make a mistake, don’t try to feel guilty. If others make a mistake, don’t try to give yourself a guilt trip either. Mistakes happen, it’s simply just a part of life. This lingering guilt shouldn’t be a part of motherhood, and it’s only going to hold you back. We’re all human, mistakes just happen.

Do what makes you feel good

This could be something as small as a bath, or something major as going on vacation (which all moms need). So, what makes you feel good? What makes you feel recharged? This can be something that gives you bliss for an hour such as a nice bubble bath, but it can be something bigger too. The bottom line, just do things for yourself, just know that you are entitled to feel good. 

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