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Isabel F. William

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When it comes to the balance between men and women, men are still more respected in any profession than women. They are expected to succeed and their actions are rarely questioned as being rash or reckless. On the other hand, it takes women much more effort and time to reach success. There are even those people who still believe that a woman’s only role is to be a mother, and that’s all a woman could…

Self-care doesn’t always come naturally to us. We’re so used to being busy and putting everyone else before ourselves, that the idea of even taking time designed specifically to relax feels selfish. Shouldn’t we be doing something else? Finishing a chore, making plans, going somewhere? Being alone with our thoughts feels almost alien, and it takes a special sort of self-awareness to realize how unhealthy it is. We need a pause, we need a break, and…

If you tend to get distracted while working, it might be a good idea to make some changes in your workplace. After all, everybody knows that your environment can influence your mood, motivation, and productivity. So, if you happen to be working in a room that is cluttered, dark, or just boring, it’s not a surprise that you can’t focus. In this case, you should consider introducing some feng shui into your office; if you…

Raising a child is by far one of the hardest endeavors ever if you want to do it properly. Still, it is almost impossible to discern what a proper way denotes. Every child is a distinct individual, and both economic and social circumstances can impact your methods drastically. This goes without mentioning countless “instructions,” guidebooks and advice that will be hurled your way. At the end of the day, there are several pretty basic things…

In this digitally confused world oversaturated with light speed information and excess public scrutiny through social networks, it seems like stress has become the fuel of society. You’ll hardly come across a person that doesn’t suffer from chronic health problems caused by stress, so we should all really go out of our ways to ameliorate this problem. If you have never tackled this problem head-on, here are the best practices for relieving deep stress. 1.…

Nowadays, it seems as if children go from kindergarten to college in a heartbeat. The years filled with school duties, extracurricular activities, soccer and ballet practices and family time spent in cars are passing by faster than ever. Modern parents have everything planned out for their children as if they were following a step-by-step guide from one of those parenting books on their nightstands. Children have their guardians by their sides every step of their…

Year after year, we keep rushing towards the future, while the present passes by unnoticed. While some people try to make their dreams come true so hard that they forget to live their lives, others think that there’s still time, so they keep dreaming. If you’re any of those people, don’t let 2018 become just another missed year in your life. Instead of making plans without any effort to achieve them, or focusing solely on…

I’m one of the lucky few who met the love of their life in high school. I’m also one of the unlucky few who’ve had to maintain a long distance relationship. We’ve been together for ten years and, at times, it was more difficult than I could have ever imagined. However, we’ve managed to overcome the challenges of being in a long distance relationship because we knew from the very beginning that our relationship was…

In the age of capitalism, mass media and consumer lifestyle when everything, even emotions and trust, is nothing more than consumable goods and people are exchangeable, it seems that relationships have lost their weight. Nowadays, people often change their partners without establishing and feeling real connections. Even if they do start “going steady” with someone, somehow being in a relationship doesn’t seem to have the same meaning and depth as it used to. Fortunately, growing…