30 Low Stress Jobs to Live a Peaceful Life

For a lot of us, our #jobs take up most of our waking hours. Very often, it can feel like the #stress that comes with the pay is overwhelming, and we’ll start to wonder if we should be doing something else with our lives. Here are 30 low stress jobs, according to the Occupational Information Network Database. The database calculates a stress tolerance score for each job on a scale of 0 to 100, 0 being the lowest stress level.[1] Hopefully you will find some pleasant surprises, as well as…

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17 Best Places to Buy Cheap School Supplies ($2 Backpacks Anyone?)

As I mentioned in our recent “How to save money on back to #school shopping” post, school #supplies can be pretty pricey. In fact, a survey on back to school spending from the National Retail Federation found that families spend an average of $673.57 on school supplies. That puts quite a dent in the old… Continue… The post 17 Best Places to Buy Cheap School Supplies ($2 Backpacks Anyone?) appeared first on MoneyPantry.com.

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When You Focus on What You Do, You're Too Busy to Compare Yourself with Others

With social media announcing every friend’s promotion, latest holiday, house purchase, engagement or wedding, it can sometimes lead us to feel inadequate about our own lives especially if we feel we’re ‘falling behind’ in life. But the comparison game is a dangerous one. The pressure to keep up with how other people are living their lives compared to our own, can leave us feeling depressed and takes away the #focus we have on our goals and our own unique life path. Why Comparing Ourselves with Others Is Problematic If comparing…

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Why Arrogant People Are Actually Mentally Unhealthy

Don’t you just hate it when someone acts like they are far superior to you? I’m sure you know what I mean. You may have just met them casually at a party, and within minutes they’re telling you how successful they are, why they are so important, and why they know everything about everything! #People like this can make you feel small and worthless. But wait. Why should you suffer at the hands of a megalomaniac?[1] As we’ll see, they are the ones with a problem – not you. Look…

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25 Paleo Snacks That Will Keep You Healthy and Happy at the Same Time

Trying to lose that belly fat or get bikini-ready for the warmer weather? Consider switching out your unhealthy between meal treats for a more nutritious, #Paleo-friendly #snacks. The Paleo Diet, also known as the Caveman Diet, uses foods that you could hunt, gather or grow. Fresh vegetables and fruits, organic meats and eggs and even dairy-free chocolate all fall into the Paleo-friendly category. Things to avoid are anything in a bag or box- essentially, all processed foods and dairy. Legumes also fall on the non-Paleo-friendly list. Before you turn up your…

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Do You Know The Difference Between White Chocolate and Other Chocolates?

The #white #chocolate trend has left many wondering what it really is. Since it lacks the main ingredient of the regular chocolate – cocoa powder, its chocolate nature has been rightfully questioned. White chocolate is made of cocoa butter, the fat is removed from cocoa liquor after it’s pressed giving it its ivory color, 14% total milk solids, 3.5% milk fat, and no more than 55% sugar or other sweeteners. Apart from not containing addictive caffeine like dark chocolate, white chocolate has many other health benefits since its main ingredient…

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What Frequent Liars Actually Think and Why

Do you ever feel like you’re surrounded by #liars? Are you tired of listening to lie after lie after lie? And we’re not talking about the type of liar that lies occasionally as an excuse for breaking a commitment. No, that would be a little easier to handle. We’re talking about the lie-for-no-reason, make-you-want-to-pull-your-hair-out type of liar. Yes, that one. No worries. You’ll be able to keep your hair once you understand there are multiple reasons why a person lies like this, also known as pathological lying, as well as…

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