If you're feeling burned out lately, you're not alone. According to The American Institute of Stress, up to 33% of surveyed Americans report feeling extremely stressed, and up to 77% report experiencing stress that affects their physical health. Unfortunately, a lot of the self-care activities or routines on social media often cost money, and money isn't always something we can splurge on. Here are a few ways you can reduce stress and practice … [Read more...]
Surviving COVID-19: Simple Rules, Observations
Here is a list of survival tactics you should be using to weather the COVID-19 pandemic. Plenty of pundits are trying to politicize this global health crisis; what follows has absolutely NOTHING to do with politics and EVERYTHING to do with the survival (financial and otherwise) of you and your loved ones. Articles like this should not be necessary given the amount of publicity and information sharing about coronavirus. But after two weeks of … [Read more...]
What Can You Gain From A No-Restaurant Challenge?
What can you gain from taking a no-restaurant challenge? That may seem pretty obvious in the age of COVID-19 and the coronavirus, but one day the current lockdown will end, restaurants will re-open for dine-in visits, and the age of all-carryout / all-delivery restrictions will end. In the meantime, plenty of people are relying heavily on delivery and take-out orders. When you think about going restaurant-free to take this challenge, it’s easy … [Read more...]
Why Are People Hoarding Toilet Paper During The Coronavirus Outbreak?
Why are people hoarding toilet paper during the coronavirus outbreak? This is a phenomenon that is not uncommon in situations that require restricted movement, quarantines, or other unusual measures to contain a problem like a viral outbreak. There is a lot of derision over the panic buying of hand sanitizer, face masks, and toilet paper...what are the underlying causes? Click here to view the latest online and in-store promotions at The Home … [Read more...]
How To Recover From Holiday Spending
Holiday spending is stressful, and many Americans overextend their credit cards, take credit card cash advances, and apply for new credit during their holiday shopping. How can you recover from all of the money you spent on Christmas presents or similar shopping “obligations”? The Simple Start: New Year Austerity Measures? Some people cannot afford to spend much after the holiday season, others choose not to purchase. No matter whether you’re … [Read more...]