Michaella Lawson

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Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

It's tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years — down the block and online. The whole mix of changes can increase stress, anxiety and the risk of depression among all teens, …

Social Media

Why Are Dutch Kids So Much Happier Than American Kids?

Writing in the <i>Telegraph</i>, Rina Mae Acosta Michele Hutchison list the differences between life for Dutch children, and life for kids from their home …

5 Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Heal Your Anxiety And Shift Your Mindset

Anxiety is one of the most debilitating and crippling emotions that any of us can experience, with our whole body and mind characterized by an inner …

7 Phrases To Tell Yourself When Life Doesn't Go Your Way

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

6 Things You Should Do When You're Mentally Drained (Instead Of Resting On The Couch)

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Self-help

How can I cope better with stress?

Some people can bounce back from life’s pressures, but others do not seem to have the capacity. Can anything help them to strengthen their emotional armour?<p>How do you feel when bad things happen? Do you bounce back from adversity or sob indefinitely? Emotional resilience, the ability that some …

5 tips for increasing your conversion rate

People want to pay for stuff quickly. Bouncing them off to a third-party site creates unnecessary friction and frustration.<p>Non-profit charity: water raises money to provide clean drinking water to people around the world.<p>After switching from a donation flow that required potential donors to log …

5 Reasons Why You Need to Take Advantage of Influencer Marketing

There is mounting evidence that done correctly, influencers can drive sales far more effectively than traditional advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290745Influencer marketing is one of the hottest, and effective, ways to …

Marketing

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really serve a …

Writing

7 Relationship Mantras to Stop Small Misunderstandings from Turning into Big Mistakes

This past December a busy attorney named Valentina and her 10-year-old son, Marco, moved into their new home in New England. The winter season was …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

6 Questions Everyone Should Ask While Searching for a Therapist

Finding a new therapist can feel like going on a series of bad first dates, especially if the mental health care professionals you try out to start …

Flight plan: Pack your bags — airfares have taken a nose-dive to their lowest point in years

<b>(Getty/Scott Barbour)</b><p>Who benefits now that the airline industry has too many seats and not enough demand? Whoever takes a flier<p>Angelo Young<p>October 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>If you’re planning to fly anytime soon you might encounter a rarity in modern air travel: an empty middle seat. The airline …

Flying

Traveling at the Holidays? How to Avoid the Upcoming Price Hikes

Winter holiday flights are often priced 75 percent above the norm, but there are ways around that frightening figure, starting with booking with enough time to spare, knowing the system and watching out for hidden fees.<p>“[Airfare is kind of] like the stock market — you want to buy low and fly high,” …

Google Flights will now tell you when fares will increase, help you find cheaper tickets

Google’s airfare search destination Google Flights already offered a variety of features aimed at helping you find low-cost tickets, but today it’s rolling out one more: it will show you when prices are expected to increase for certain flights, so you can book before the tickets become more …

Google Flights

Get Alaska Airlines Elite Status Through 2017 With a Status Match

We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by signing-up for credit cards through partner …

Get an Empty Seat Next to You On Your Flight With This Airline App Trick

If you need to get some work done on your next flight, or hate being crammed next to other passengers, having an empty seat next to you is great. …

The 11 Best Jobs for People Who Love Traveling the World

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com</i><p>I've been waiting all year to see 'The Birth of a Nation,' but the film's controversy has me …

How Travel Agents Can Meet The New Artificial Intelligence Challenge

<i>Ische: “Only a travel agent can unleash the power of genuine intelligence.”</i><p>If there’s one thing the travel agency community has had to deal with …

Flight attendants share 11 of their favorite travel hacks

For flight attendants, who often spend more than 80 hours in the air a month, traveling can become almost second nature.<p>So who better to turn to for …

10 reasons Majorca is the best island for families

The largest of the Balearic islands, Majorca is perfect for families. It’s lined with fantastic beaches, and filled with a vast range of family-friendly hotels and villas. It is also blessed with fine weather that makes it a great half-term destination in October (when temperatures hover at around …

Outdoor Winter Activities - Winter Sports in Utah

With 14 ski resorts so close, it can be hard to make time for all the other winter activities. But that's the beauty of Utah. It's accessibility …

9 Mexico Vacation Spots You Probably Haven't Heard Of

Travelers who only know the country for its beaches are missing out on some of the most unique Mexico vacation destinations

7 Days in Ireland: A Guide for First Time Visitors

7 Days in Ireland: A Guide for First Time Visitors<p>Updated on December 17, 2017<p>A seven-day vacation in Ireland is a chance to enjoy the island's …

11 Travel Apps That Take the Stress Out of Vacation Planning

Be your own travel agent with these insightful apps.<p>From weather and flight updates, through hotels and transportation, all the way to dining and entertainment, there's a relevant smartphone app out there to guide you. We've rounded up some of the best travel apps worth your attention.

10 Smart Travel Gadgets For Your Next Vacation

Heading for a vacation this holiday? Make sure you add something extra to your travel trips with these smart travel gadgets. From luggage trackers to …

How To Survive Nine Hours Stuck At The Airport

The problem with being an avid traveller is that the chances something will go wrong quadruplicate. While airports can be magical places to anxiously …