Lifestyle Archive
  • »How to Ask for a Raise in 2018, According to the Professionals

    Sun 14 January / Jan 2018. 09:46 PM
    Wouldn’t it be nice to kick off 2018 with a raise?
    We asked employment experts and coaches for some tips on how to ask for, negotiate, and actually get yourself a nice fat addition to your paycheck.
    Keep your expectations realistic, and do...
  • »The Real Reason Your Hands Are Always Cold

    Sat 13 January / Jan 2018. 01:00 AM
    As the “bomb cyclone” known as winter storm Grayson descends upon the east coast, your hands might be feeling a little colder than usual. But if, in general, you feel like your hands are somehow always inside their own personal ice...
  • »Living Well: 4 of the Absolute Worst Holiday Stressors and How to Deal with Them

    Mon 25 December / Dec 2017. 01:00 AM
    Gifts, good food and celebrating with the ones you love ― what could be anxiety-inducing about that?
    Well, for some people, a lot. Along with the parties and holiday cheer, there are pressures, expectations and other mental health-related issues...
  • »Living Well: How to Beat Winter Blues, According to Experts

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 01:00 AM
    If you’re starting to feel glum, listless and irritable this time of year, you’re not alone. The days are shorter, holiday bills are piling up and the winter blues are in full swing.
    According to Josh Klapow, a clinical psychologist and...
  • »Healthy Living: How To Tell If You Have A Cold Or Allergies

    Thu 14 December / Dec 2017. 01:00 AM
    Not all sniffles are the same.
    It’s often challenging during the winter months to determine whether you’ve fallen victim to a nasty bug or are just adjusting to the changing atmosphere. The early signs of allergies or reactions to a...
  • »23 Signs You Are Secretly An Introvert

    Sat 9 December / Dec 2017. 01:00 AM
    Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily...
  • »Healthy Living: ‘Too Functional’ To Have Your Mental Illness Taken Seriously?

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 01:00 AM
    I’ve read countless articles, many on The Mighty, about the struggle of having an invisible illness and the way other people judge the “validity” of people’s conditions. I’ve also read about people who aren’t...
  • »Healthy Living: 11 Genius Tips for Managing a Cold when You’re Sick

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 01:00 AM
    Catching a cold or the flu is often a miserable reality of the winter months. And while there’s no stopping it once the bug is already in your system, there are ways to make it less dreadful. It all comes down to how you take care of yourself....
  • »Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Wedding Big Shift for Church of England

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    Wedding planning can be stressful for any couple whose families come from different religious and cultural backgrounds. Big decisions ― like who will conduct the wedding and where it will take place ― are made even more complicated when one of the...
  • »What to Say and Do When Someone around You Loses Their Job

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    It is the season for gift-giving, merriment and fourth-quarter layoffs as companies reduce payrolls before the year ends. Ouch.
    When corporate layoffs occur around the winter holidays, these unpleasant events seem to come with an added Scrooge-like...
  • »Living Well: 5 Healthy Ways to Prevent End of Year Burn Out

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 01:00 AM
    The final stretch of the year can sometimes feel like the hardest. As the New Year approaches, there is often pressure to finish (or even start) all the things you haven’t quite gotten around to. Not to mention the added stress the holidays...
  • »What Every Parent Needs To Understand About Teens’ Mental Health

    Sun 19 November / Nov 2017. 12:38 AM
    A new report is painting a bleak picture when it comes to teens’ mental health, as well as their access to professional support for those issues.
    Data published by the non-profit Mental Health America shows that rates of severe youth...
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