Mind & Soul


5 Sleep Tips for Introverts and Light Sleepers

Introverts are more sensitive to sleep disruptions, so my tips on how to fall asleep are geared towards specific personality types. People with introverted personalities have different sleep patterns than extroverts. Did you know your personality significantly affects your ability to sleep soundly all night? I didn’t, until I started searching for tips on how […]

5 Sleep Tips for Introverts and Light Sleepers

The Powerful Benefits of the Best Types of Incense

The Powerful Benefits of the Best Types of Incense

Many people use incense in prayer, worship, and healing. Burning good incense can have surprisingly powerful benefits for your mind and spirit! Heres how different types of incense – frankincense, white sage, myrrh – can reduce stress and calm anxiety. An important thing to remember is that burning low-quality incense can be harmful to your […]


30 Famous Introverts and Celebrities Who Are Loners

This list of celebrity loners and famous introverts include several big names that will surprise you! Included is a test for introverted personality traits, in case you want to see where on the introversion spectrum you stand. Here’s a quick way to tell if you’re an introvert or an extrovert: “If there is an emergency, do […]

Famous Introverted People and Celebrities Who Are Loners

Are You Scared to Die? 6 Ways to Cope With Fear of Death

How to Live Fully When You’re Scared to Die

Death is scary because it’s unknown, dark, and sad. You are normal and healthy if you’re scared to die! But if you let your fear of dying ruin the gift of life, you’ve already started to die. In this article I share a few ideas on how to get over your fear of dying. I […]


How to be Happy When You Can’t Have Kids

Here’s the truth: there aren’t any quick tips or easy fixes for happiness in a childless life. But, my ideas on how to be happy when you can’t have kids may help you see things in a new light – especially if you haven’t chosen a childfree life. Let’s start with one of my favorite […]

being happy after not having kids

How to Comfort and Console Your Grieving Boyfriend

How to Comfort and Console Your Grieving Boyfriend

These ideas for comforting your grieving boyfriend will help you understand what he’s going through, and show you how to console him through his grief. The more you learn about your boyfriend’s grieving process, the more comfort you can offer. In The Way Men Heal, Tom Golden describes how men grieve. He uses real-life examples, such […]


How to Deal With Money Problems After Your Husband’s Death

Learning how to get financial help and deal with money problems after your husband dies is the last thing you want to think about! But, it’s important to start taking small steps and start managing your financial debt. “Some women feel they’re not ‘smart enough’ to understand financial issues after a spouse dies,” says money expert […]

How to Deal With Debt After Your Husband’s Death

How to Cope When You Want Your Old Life Back

How to Cope When You Want Your Old Life Back

How do you cope when your new life has begun, yet all you want is your old life back? These ideas for starting over will help you see your new life differently, and perhaps even help you stop wanting to go back in time. Earlier today, I wrote an article called When You’re Forced to […]


How to Help an Alcoholic Sibling Who Doesn’t Want to Be Helped

Your sibling’s struggles with alcoholism leave you feeling lost, helpless, and afraid for the future of your family. These six ways to help an alcoholic brother or sister are inspired by a book called Sober Siblings, and they may give you insight into your sibling’s drinking problem. If you’re struggling to decide what behaviors to accept from […]

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