We communicate every day in various ways. Whether it be through body language, digital platforms, or good ol’ verbal communication, we are always expressing our emotions.
At some point, we should feel like professionals when it comes to communication, but every now and then there are situations where we’re uncomfortable bringing up certain topics or issues. Sometimes it can be difficult to know how to approach a necessary conversation with your partner, but at the end of the day, it needs to be done. Keep reading to learn how to best talk with your significant other about what’s on your mind in a calm and productive way.
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On warm summer days, the last thing you feel like is turning on the stove or the oven to cook an elaborate dinner. Even firing up the grill outside can be too hot to consider. That’s when no-cook recipes come to your rescue.
Ok, not everything in no-cook recipes has to be raw. Using the microwave to make rice, popping pita bread in the toaster or pouring boiled water over a bowl of couscous requires little heat or energy. And it’s still quick and easy too!
What’s more, not only are these light and refreshing dishes perfect for summer evenings, no-cook recipes work all year round when you struggle to spend much time in the kitchen because of your health.
So get that summery feel without the flames with these 12 fresh no-cook recipes!
When was the last time that you got your eyes checked?
Most of the people will answer this question as “long back”, and some of them might not even remember when. It is best to get your eyes checked every year. Being an adult, you may not able to get it done every year; you should get it done once every two years. Elderly and kids will require more frequent visits.
By getting your eyes checked on a timely basis, you will ensure to have the best eye health and a clear vision. Few signs denote you need to visit an optometrist as soon as possible. Once you witness these signs, you should not delay your visit.
Some of the signs that denote you require an optometrist visit are as follows:
We all have days when we don’t feel happy with our body. Who hasn’t felt conscious about their appearance?
But body acceptance becomes a lot more challenging when it’s not cellulite or pimple you’re concerned about, but scars, serious skin conditions and deformities. Even though you have nothing to be ashamed about, its hard not to worry about what other people will think about your ostomy bag or your extreme swollen ‘Prednison face’.
Plus, how do you accept your own body when it doesn’t work properly? When it causes you pain and heartache every day?
There’s no easy answer, and the road to body acceptance will look different for everybody. But there are some common themes when it comes to loving the skin you’re in.
First of all, stop comparing yourself to others. You’ll never have their exact body. If reading fashion and health magazines or following certain people online gets you down, remove that negativity from your life. Diversify your social media feed; there are so many inspiring spoonies out there rocking their walking aids, insulin pumps and portable catheters!
What’s more, be mindful of your internal dialogue. You wouldn’t constantly put your best friend down with snarky comments, right? So why would you talk to yourself in such a way?
Finally, try to see yourself as a whole person instead of a body with certain physical features and (dis)abilities. You’re so much more than that! Take pride in your smile, your inner strength and the way you cook a mean lasagna.
Hopefully these 12 body acceptance quotes will inspire you to start feeling more comfortable in your own skin.
“Rest is not idle, is not wasteful. Sometimes rest is the most productive thing you can do for your body and soul.” – Erica Layne
Endless summer days are the perfect time to slow down, enjoy nature, eat outdoors and have a good time with the people you love. If you’re looking for more inspiration to relax, recharge and make the most of your vacation, check out these blog posts packed with ideas:
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