Archive for December, 2016

Dec
30

Planning a Corporate Party! Be Sure to Make it Fun

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Are you looking for fun party ideas for adults? When it’s time to celebrate a promotion, mix a bit of business and pleasure during a corporate retreat, or a long list of other reasons, there are so many fun party ideas for adults.

Are you in charge of the planning committee? A member of the planning committee? Or perhaps you are one of the much-appreciated volunteers dedicated to making the event a success. Whatever your role, there will be quite a few tasks to accomplish, so it’s important to have an ongoing party planning checklist.

If you work for a company that hosts regular parties, you may want to put out a suggestion box for party ideas. This way, the entire offic

Dec
20

Connecting With Your Teen On Current Celebrities

Black celebrity

It can be difficult to raise our children on the values and morals that we want. There are exterior influences everywhere they go. They spend many hours a day in an educational setting, with teachers who may have different beliefs. They spent many evenings with their choice of a group of friends, even some you may not approve of. Finally, they spend many hours watching TV, while you are unable to control just who they follow and idolize on TV. In such a technological world, it can be almost impossible to choose your child?s role models. However, there are a few things you can do to encourage their improvement.

Understand them Many parents are worried about becoming too much of a friend with their teenager. A parent that is viewed as a friend can be harder to discipline or take seriousl

Dec
14

The Psychological Benefit of a Vacation Why Most Americans are Unable to Relax While on Vacation

Branson amusement park

How many of us have abandoned our childhood dreams not for lack of trying, but due to lack of finances. Being an astronaut would be great, but the schooling and competition may make a secure desk job a better career choice. The American work week typically consists of a 40 hour work week, but studies show that many of today’s working Americans are clocking even more time in every week, pushing the new work week to excesses of 50 hours, 60 hours, and perhaps even more. Studies have demonstrated the negative impact of overworking, given the increased stress levels, higher likelihood for developing depression, and statistical increases for trouble at home.

The American Work Year

While many are quick to remark on the “laziness” of Americans, it is important to consider the impa