Category: Lifestyle

Home Selling Myths and Truths You Need to Know

Once you find yourself selling a house, it’s pretty much the same as buying a car – it seems everyone’s got an opinion or advice. Unfortunately, not all ‘real estate experts’ are talking from experience. There are many home-selling myths that are perpetuated on and on. While there is a grain of truth in some of them, most of them are entirely unfounded. Before you list your home for sale, you need to separate fact from fiction. Here are the top six myths busted or confirmed. (more…)

Exploring the OTHER SIDE of a Legal Battle

Okay so the title may or may not be an over-dramatisation of the actual events, but there is no down-playing the magnitude of my involvement in what was essentially a technology-assisted legal hearing for a friend of ours who has since moved over to the United States. She found herself in the rather unfortunate situation of having to go the legal route in filing a claim to get some compensation in a legal matter that arose from her involvement in a car accident, a mere two weeks after officially taking up residence in the USA. (more…)

Mental Benefits of Gardening

There are many ways you can combat everyday stress. After all, it’s paramount that you take some time to relax and unwind after a long day. Some of the best stress-relieving techniques mention working on your hobbies as well as spending time in nature. So, why not put the two together and de-stress effectively by gardening? Even if you live in an apartment, taking care of your plants in plant pots and vertical gardens can do wonders for your mental health. Of course, if you’re lucky to have a big yard, don’t let it go to waste. This can become your personal sanctuary. (more…)

Making the Most of Your Commute

The national average for a daily commute to and from work is almost half an hour each way. That is unless you live in or near a major city where your commute time could climb to two hours to work and two hours home again. All isn’t lost while you’re stuck in the car during this time. One of the least ideal things about long commutes is fuel consumption. Idling burns a ton of gas and recent, energy efficient car models that utilize alternative fuels or electric power under a certain speed could save you a fortune on gas costs incurred for commuting purposes. Check out a list of the best, fuel-efficient cars on the market right now at Cars.com. (more…)

How Owning a Pet Can Benefit the Entire Family

Getting a pet can be really beneficial both for you and your children. Animals are smart, intuitive, and loving, which is exactly why every home should have at least one of them. If you want to know how owning a pet can benefit the entire family, just stay with us and keep on reading. Here are five major benefits of having a furry friend in your home. (more…)