• Long-Distance Relationships: Challenges and Benefits

    Long-Distance Relationships: Challenges and Benefits -

    The number of couples where the partners have to live far away from each other is staggering. The reasons for that can be different. For example, going to a college or getting a new job in another city or country. There is also a separate type of long-distance relationships – the one between two people […]

  • How to Protect Yourself from Nightmare Tenants When Renting Your Property

    4 Questions to Ask Yourself as a First-Time Homeowner

    Many investors and entrepreneurs have jumped on the opportunity to rent out property. Running rentals means a monthly supplemental income, and with the appreciation rates on land and low-cost homes available on the market, there’s plenty of capital to be gained. However, renting out a home or apartment is not without its fair share of […]

  • 6 Ways to Keep Your Relationship and Finances on Track

    6 Ways to Keep Your Relationship and Finances on Track

    Do you find yourself continually arguing with your partner over your shared financial situation? Well, you’re certainly not alone. According to surveys by SunTrust and Ally Bank tensions over money are a leading cause of relationship stress. Particularly problematic when partners have differing approaches to spending. Here’s what you can do about it: 1. Be […]

  • 8 Things to Stop Doing in Your Relationship

    I meet men and women all the time who admit that sometimes they think relationships are overrated. For one reason or another they struggle more than they should. It is true that relationships don’t always go as smoothly as we’d like and with the divorce rate at 50%, let’s not pretend they are a piece […]

  • 10 Simple Ways to Become Happier by Making Someone’s Day

    become happier by making someone's day

    A month ago we decided to go on a road trip – our first in the 10 years that we’ve been together as a couple. We don’t own a car, and a road trip wouldn’t be one without a car! I thought about asking my friend who had a small car to lend it to […]

  • From Disappointment to Healthy Relationships in 5 Easy Steps

    how to have healthy relationships

    I’m good at disappointing the people I love the most. I’ve always been amazed by this ability of mine as I can be great to strangers and people that are not so close or important to me and do everything to help them and make them happy. But at the same time, I disappoint the […]

  • 10 Small Acts of Kindness That Will Make a Big Difference

    small acts of kindness

    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” Plato  When was the last time you did a good deed? Without expecting anything in return? Acts of kindness, just like that… If you don’t remember, I’m afraid you’ve drifted apart from the real human nature. You’ve fallen into the trap of today’s society […]

  • A Minimalist Step-by-step Guide to Reacting in Tough Situations

    You know these moments when someone makes you so angry that you want to scream or even punch him in the face. When someone says something so offensive that you can’t help yourself and burst into tears. When the one you’re talking to is so annoying that you lose control and say things you regret […]

  • 11 Tips to Speak Successfully and Gain Attention and Respect

    speak successfully - Do These Things to Enhance Your Professional Network in 10 Days [+ Free eBook]

    The way we speak is one of the things that separate successful people from average ones. Success can be measured in many ways and some of them are very important.  Even if you have a clear vision, think positively, are in control of your actions, successful at work, believe in yourself and have set the […]

  • 7 Extraordinary Things You Can Learn From a Child

    When I see a child, I smile. I do it unintentionally. Then I think of how less I smile now compared to when I was younger. Children are innocent, happy, excited, honest, and do only things that make them smile more. With that behavior they affect the people around them and make their life happier […]