Welfare Wishes and Watermelon Dreams: Being Poor Isn’t A Crime

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poor [poo r] adjective, poorer, poorest. 1. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 2. Law. dependent upon charity or public support.   As I’m doing some Back to School … Continue reading

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Are Thrift Stores Too Pricey For The Poor?

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Over the last couple of years, charity shops and thrift stores have become a magnet for bargain hunters. Austerity measures, a global recession and high inflation has meant that designer goods are less affordable, and savvy shoppers are increasingly sourcing … Continue reading

How Martial Arts Can Help Lower Your Stress Levels

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We live in a stressful world these days, and it is getting more stressful by the minute. Between the increasing costs of living, meaning that we work harder to make less money, to longer commutes, to the way that smartphones … Continue reading

The Working Woman – Overcoming Stress To Achieve Success

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As a working woman, your ability and drive to accomplish things allows you to handle complex challenges, run business and manage your family successfully. However, this can also put you at risk to chronic negative stress. This is because your … Continue reading

Ideas For Last Minute Christmas Presents

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Do you still have presents to buy, with Christmas just round the corner? Whether you’ve been too busy to shop early, you’ve just remembered you need to get a present for someone or you have procrastinated with your present buying, … Continue reading

5 Sneaky Ways To Burn Calories Without Trying

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The New Year is almost among us and the #1 New Years Resolution that people make is to lose weight. However, only 8% of those who make a resolution will actually keep it throughout the year. While there are obvious … Continue reading

How To Give And Receive A Great Massage

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Many couples enjoy spending time together and relaxing but one thing many do not do is offer each other massages.  This is a great way to become closer and to bond with a partner in an intimate, non sexual way.  … Continue reading

5 Ideas To Get Something Out Of Useless Christmas Gifts

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Every year at Christmas, it seems you get at least one gift that’s useless to you. It could be an appliance for which you have no need, a piece of jewelry identical to a piece you already own, or an … Continue reading

How To Save Money At The Grocery Store

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Everyone wants to save money while food shopping. For some time, there has been a persistent myth that it has been impossible to eat cheap while still eating well; quality and nutrition have always associated with high cost. However, this … Continue reading