Today’s Solutions: July 02, 2022

The Optimist Living

Turning of the year 2021 to 2022

8 Trends from 2021 We’ll Carry to the New Year

“Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” - Hal Borland  It’s the time of year for reflections and projections as we take stock of all that has happened over the last twelve months and peer with hopeful curiosity Read More...

Forget about antidepressants

Forget about antidepressants—these natural alternatives do the job much better

The winter season’s shorter days and colder weather can worsen depression symptoms, so this week, we are re-sharing an article from last year with four natural depression remedies shown to combat the winter blues. Check them out: Exercise: As we frequently report, the benefits of exercise are Read More...

3 practices that will help mak

3 practices that will help make work a less stressful

If you want to make your life less stressful overall, addressing the stress that comes from the workplace is a good place to start. Our always-on culture has made it harder than ever to relax away from work, with constant pings and notifications keeping us on our toes. To limit the stress that work Read More...

Reclaim your weekend with this

Reclaim your weekend with this four-step formula

For many, the phrase “I’ll do that on the weekend,” has become the answer to solving any apparent time limitation problem. In their weekday minds, the weekend becomes this mythical land where time is infinite and motivation abundant. But in their weekend reality, time is still limited and Read More...

Boost your memory and focus wi

Boost your memory and focus with these 5 foods

What you eat and drink can have a huge effect on your ability to remember things. For instance, consuming too much alcohol can lead to short-term memory loss, which you may know if you’ve ever had one too many drinks. In addition, consuming too many processed foods that are void of nutrients and Read More...

How to finally beat procrastin

How to finally beat procrastination once and for all

There is no doubt that procrastination is a shallow grave in which life-changing opportunities are buried. Procrastination is the lack of taking action. We often prefer to do something else rather than the tasks that lead to a productive outcome. In simple terms, procrastination is a pause in the Read More...

Work smarter, not harder: 4 wa

Work smarter, not harder: 4 ways to boost productivity without losing free time

We all have the same hours in the day, yet how we prioritize our time and energy will dictate our ability to execute tasks efficiently. Working smarter is the ability to be productive and efficient when working toward your goals, rather than looking and feeling busy and out of time. The following Read More...

Don’t toss your old clothes

Don’t toss your old clothes in the trash! Here’s how to recycle them instead

No matter how much you might want to keep repairing your longtime favorite shirt so you can keep wearing it, at some point, it’s time to let it go. But wait! Don’t throw in the trash. Textile waste, which includes everything from old shirts to carpets and comforters, is an enormous problem. We Read More...

Feeling stressed? These 3 prac

Feeling stressed? These 3 practices will help you let go

Too much stress can have terrible consequences on both your mental and physical health, but what we don’t often realize is that many of the things we stress about don’t deserve all that anguish. Instead of letting those things drive you crazy, sometimes it’s better to just let go of the Read More...

Don’t toss your citrus peels

Don’t toss your citrus peels! Instead, use them to make zest

You may not realize it, but the peels of your citrus fruits are treasure chests full of flavor that you can use to add more tang to any dish. That’s because the zest within the peels is comprised of aromatic oils that give the fruit it’s distinct, fresh smell. If you want to give your favorite Read More...