Statistics indicate that one in every seven people in the workplace is going through depression, the more significant percentage being women. Depression in the workplace is not a new concept. It can be triggered by several factors. These include working parent guilt, feeling trapped, financial issues, unreasonable demands, bullying, low morale or harassment. Employers should, therefore, create an environment that is safe, transparent and one where employees feel supported, both professionally and on a personal level. Continue Reading
When you live in a house, there are many things you can do to deter potential burglars and to keep your family and your belongings safe. When you live in an apartment, however, it can be a bit more complicated, especially if you are on a tight budget or if your landlord doesn’t want to cooperate.
Don’t worry: it’s still possible to make your apartment safer. It all starts with taking a close look at your front door. These nine ideas will show you how to secure your apartment door. Continue Reading
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians file for bankruptcy every year. It is never a decision you can make lightly. Is it something you should consider doing? It really depends on your situation and how you became indebted in the first place. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer, but there are factors that can help you decide if you should declare bankruptcy or try to move full steam ahead by paying down your obligations.
If you are asking yourself: “Why file for bankruptcy?”, here are nine reasons why it makes sense to go bankrupt:
Your blood pressure is the measure of the blood that is pumping around your body. This is something that your doctor will keep a close eye on throughout your life. High or low blood pressure can be one of the first indications that something is wrong.
Hypertension or high blood pressure is when your blood pressure levels exceed the normal range. You may not even feel any discomfort but over time it means that your heart is working harder than it should. If high blood pressure is left untreated it can cause an increased risk of kidney disease, heart failure and stroke.
Identifying the causes of high blood pressure in young adults is very important, since it will mean the long term damage will not have time to present itself.
In almost every home you walk into, you would expect to find a sofa. The sofas come in different shapes, colours, fabrics and styles. Picking out a sofa for your living space may not be as easy as it sounds. Factors such as style, beauty, space and function are some of the primary considerations when selecting a suitable sofa.
Whether you are looking for an antique, formal, informal, or a more contemporary sofa, there are many different types of sofas to choose from. If you are looking to buy a sofa for your living space, here are ten possible ideas for your seating arrangement:
A divorce is a stressful time in your life. It can be frustrating, embarrassing and most of all, exhausting. After the divorce proceedings are over, you may be feeling all sorts of mixed emotions. The most important thing to keep in mind is this is the end of one chapter in your life, and the start of something new. For many, the thought of dating after a divorce can be very daunting at the very least. It may bring you some comfort to know that what you are feeling is completely normal.
To help you to get back out there and start dating, we have put some great tips on how to date after divorce. Follow these eight tips to get your love life back on track again:
Let’s face it: we spend a lot of time in our kitchens. Whether it’s cooking for your family, hosting a dinner party, baking brownies for the school bake sale, or sharing an early morning cup of coffee with your spouse, the kitchen is the heart and soul of any home. It makes sense to spend some time styling your kitchen to look pretty, on top of being functional.
One aspect of kitchens that we can style without spending a lot of money, but still making a big impact, is countertops. There are so many countertop decor ideas out there of how you can style them. In the list below, you’ll find nine countertop decor ideas to help you make your kitchen a fun and cozy place to hang out and work in.
What’s your favourite drink? Whatever it is, I bet there is a good reason you enjoy it. There are many drinks out there. Some of these are classy and upscale; others not quite! Your drink of choice says a lot about you. Whether this is gin, vodka, or your favourite bottle of red wine, settle for one that you like. Perhaps your favourite is among these classy, upscale drinks; if it’s not, well, add it to the list. Continue Reading
Comedy is a force that connects the world through laughs and good times. As such, you will see terrific comedians from all across the globe, sharing funny stories from their various cultures, experiences, and ways of life.
A large portion of the comedic population lies in the Indian heritage. India has a rich and vibrant entertainment culture, boosted by their hospitable tourism industry. They are known for bringing smiles and humour to the world, and for helping to unite us all in jokes ranging from silly to truly thought-provoking when given the right attention. Continue Reading
Pregnancy is always a unique and life-changing experience. Being an expectant mother, however, is not always easy. This is especially true if you believe, or if the people around you believe in some strange pregnancy superstitions.
Here are some pregnancy superstitions from all around the world. Which one seems the most bizarre to you?