With storms Ciara and Dennis behind us but more cold weather on the way, the best thing to do on days like these is to stay in and keeping safe. Staying in all weekend when there’s stormy weather outside can be awesome, especially when you make The Lazy Weekend List. […]
We are now in the age that it no longer takes one job to pay the bills but now it can take two or even three to put food on the table. Why has this changed the dynamics in how we work and enjoy life, well there are many different […]
First off, I would like to apologize for dropping off the radar for a bit. I was surprised by a bit of good news when I was offered the chance to be interviewed for the position of Assistant Manager. I spent a whole week in preparation for that. Immediately after […]
After the recent tragic news of Caroline Flack sadly taking her own life, I think as a society we need to take action against the kind of social media abuse she received over the upcoming court case. I will not go into details about the case. Firstly, it’s not […]
It’s important to note that what we deem worthy of worrying about is a decision we each make for ourselves. To me there’s always been three types of worrying: initial worry, productive worrying, and nonproductive worrying. What type of worrier are you?
I was always good at writing in school but once school was over, I quit journaling. Not necessarily for a reason, but I just moved on to other things. Then, I got a chronic illness and I was filled with mixed emotions, grief, and sadness. My solution – sorting it […]
Saying yes can often be one of the easiest answers to a question that comes our way. However saying no, now that’s a whole other story. No comes with fear, worry, and so much more. But why? And can saying no actually be saying yes at times? First, many of […]
Social Media has created a “culture of humiliation” with cyberbullying now a constant in our digital lives. We all make mistakes in our early 20’s, but what happens when those mistakes are broadcast across all social media? Social media has seen an increase in public humiliation, cyber bullying, and trolling, […]
I often look back on my life and think to myself how I have changed over the years, what milestones in my life help create who I am today. Some of those major life events include getting my college degrees, getting married and having my daughter. These were some of […]
There are a few reasons why you should start a mental health blog in college that you should know! I am sure by now you have read a blog that solved a problem for you or informed you of a topic you have little knowledge of. If you believe […]
Essential! To identify them, seek them out, and fully enjoy them. It is imperative to remember the value happiness and these extra sparks of joy can bring to our lives. Many of us know what brings happiness to our lives. It may be time with family and friends, enjoying a new book, or […]
Valentine’s Day… bouquets of roses, boxes of chocolates, romantic cards….. Love is in the air and happiness seems to be oozing from every place you go and everywhere you look. In reality though, any love that you will find outside of your house is not as important as making sure you have self-love and that you are taking care of yourself. While Valentine’s Day has been commercialized into a day all about couples and gifts from others, don’t forget about the most important gift. The gift you can give yourself that day and every day. All the self-care, love, and attention you deserve.
What do you do when things go wrong? When you lose your job? Your significant relationship ends? Your family is going through extremely challenging times? When everything seems to come crashing down on you? Does life halt in those moments for you? Do you stop everything you are doing and […]
Hands down, meditation has to be one of the most important habits I have formed. It’s been my savior in times of great stress, my companion for all medical procedures, and my friend in seeking calmness and inner peace. It can be your best friend too! Admittedly, I had a […]
More and more people are talking about mental health which is fantastic, not too long ago we were told to ‘stiffen that upper lip’ or worse yet, ‘man up’. These are two sayings that I despise, thankfully though people are opening up more and talking about their feelings and what […]
Starting a new job and career can be on the most nerve racking experiences one can have in their life no matter how many jobs or career changes you have. For some and even many you may experience what is called as Imposter Syndrome. Don’t worry it’s perfectly curable and […]
I want you to answer a question for me, and please give it your honest answer, not for my benefit but for yours. Ok? Here we go. When it comes to picking your career, the profession that will carry you through your life until retirement, have you thought about what […]
My unexpected journey The idea came to my head a long time ago when I was still a student at a High School. I thought that it will be easy for me. My English is fine and all I wanted was to get out of my hometown, which is in […]
No matter what stage that we are in life, it always seems like we get our paycheck and in no time at all, the money is gone. Here’s some great ideas and strategies to help you manage it all and get more bang for your buck!
“In The AlphaApps, our motto is ‘Reimagine Reality’, we want people to see the world differently.”As a young black child growing up, there were no video game heroes that were people of colour and so when we came up with the idea of a space game, I wanted to make […]