Lifestyle

Lifestyle oriented content pertaining to tips, ideas and advice for better living.

VIA YOURTANGO.COM: We’ll say it straight up: There’s no good reason in the world to hang onto these habits. They aren’t helping. 1. Nagging, nagging, nagging. We know about the squeaky wheel, but complaining loud and long gets you only short-term gains and builds up powerful discontent on your spouse’s side. 2. Blaming, criticizing, and […]

VIA READER’S DIGEST: Find out what you should and shouldn’t be paying for when you travel. Be careful of extra leg-room charges Some airlines are now offering extra leg-room seats. Here’s the catch: they will charge you upwards of $59 for that premium. Don’t fall for it. If it is the only seat available on […]

VIA FAMILY EDUCATION: Introducing Kids to Money Money gives people — both young and old — decision-making opportunities. Educating, motivating, and empowering children to become regular savers and investors will enable them to keep more of the money they earn and do more with the money they spend. Everyday spending decisions can have a far […]

VIA ABOUT.COM: By following the 10 tips below, alert shoppers can save up to $300 a month off their grocery bills. Are you ready to start trimming the fat off your food bills? A Little Homework Planning before you head off to the supermarket will help you shop more economically. Take the time to do […]

VIA MAIN STREET: Birthday goodies from restaurants and retailers abound, even in a tough economy, and they’re not just for kids. There’s plenty of free food, free stuff and great deals for adults and kids on their special days, though, like senior discounts at restaurants, you may have to ask for them wherever you go. […]

VIA SOCYBERTY: We all have moments of anger, and blow up at one time or another. There are some people in our lives that just seem to get under our skin so easily and they know it, too. When you are angry, you won’t response smartly nor would you be sensitive to the other person’s […]

VIA CHRISTIAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: Do you put your child to bed at night only to find them crawling into bed with you a few hours later? What can you do to get your bed back? How can you get your child to sleep in his/her own rooms all night long? Check out the following […]

VIA LIFE WITH CONFIDENCE: Negative people. They’re like human black holes which suddenly come out of nowhere and just suck the life out of you. You try to stay positive and remain strong but their negativity ends up just completely draining you, you feel exhausted, and you may also start to feel depressed too. So […]

VIA CAREER BUILDER: I like what I do. I just don’t like where I work.” Sound familiar? From unbearable co-workers to depressing work environments, there things that can make even the best job a living hell. Here are some signs it’s time to look for a new job. Sign No. 1: Your co-workers are annoying. […]

VIA BLACK AMERICA WEB: Maybe this list of celebrities that’ve successfully lost weight will be the push you need to finally succeed in your weight loss goals. Spring is just around the corner, and then comes summer – and you’ll want not just to look beach ready, but to be healthy and happy to enjoy […]

VIA ABOUT.COM: Getting kids up and ready for the day…whether it be for school, daycare, or even a sport or enrichment activity is a sure-fire stress builder and typical cause of morning madness. What can parents do to start each day in a positive fashion? Here are some ideas. 1. Getting Kids Up: Morning Routine […]

VIA CAREER BUILDER: Lying in any capacity is generally not advised — especially at work. More often than not, your lies will catch up to you or run away from you. Either way, you’re left in the dust, with a pink slip likely in your hand. Whether or not it’s OK to lie to your […]