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Harmonious Coexistence: 5 Tips to Navigate Roommate Life With Ease

Let’s say that you’ve finally moved out of your parents’ house and into your own place with a roommate. While gaining independence and saving money on rent can be exciting, living with someone new also brings day-to-day challenges. For a harmonious coexistence, it’s important to establish a good foundation from the start. 5 tips to ...

Viena Abdon

Smiling young woman helps her roommate hang a picture.

7 Signs of Mentally Strong People

Weak people quickly get angry and are prone to unpredictable outbursts of anger. Strong people are usually as calm as water and relatively peaceful. A person who is not strong inside is naturally not calm inside. A person who is not quiet in his heart will be in turmoil everywhere. Even the most minor things ...

Max Lu

A woman showing determination.

Endurance and Hard Work: Preparing Children for Life’s Obstacles

As parents, it’s our instinct to love and support our children to set them up for a happy, successful life. Yet, an old saying warns that “too much of a good thing is not good.” In your attempts to shield your children from life’s harsh realities, you may unintentionally prevent them from undertaking challenging experiences ...

Haidene Go

Happy brother and sister leap into the air while holding hands outside by a pond.

The Dream of Self-Sufficiency: Practical Tips You Can Apply Today

Growing up can be tough with all the responsibilities, pressure, and challenges. But the good news is that there’s a simple guide to follow that can help you move toward self-sufficiency. The road to self-sufficiency. Self-sufficiency is a challenge that even the greats struggled with at one point. Becoming an adult and finally choosing to ...

Mike West

Growing your money.

Teaching Children How to Be Kind to Family Members and Others

As parents, not only are you constantly trying to impart and teach your children core life values and lessons, but you are also teaching them how to be kind, along with the golden rules for good behavior. In providing children with life skills and lessons, the development of emotional intelligence is often overlooked. Children naturally ...

Emma Lu

A mother and daughter packing lunch together.

Why Taiwan Doesn’t Want to Follow in Hong Kong’s Footsteps

When it comes to Taiwan, the Chinese Communist Party has split opinions. While one group wants to use military might to force Taiwan to integrate with China, another group advocates for discussions and incentives that will bring on the unification. This in a way shows the strong impact Taiwan has had on its neighbor — the ...

Max Lu

People attending a protest against Taiwan being reunified with mainland China under the rule of the Chinese Communist Party.