A freelance writer fascinated with learning about life and the history of life.
8 Ways To Get Help With Childcare
With rising costs and a record number of people looking for new jobs, it can be exceedingly difficult for working families to pay for childcare. Unable to pay for traditional daycares or babysitters, many families are forced to choose between caring for their child and maintaining a steady job. However, there are a number of resources available to struggling families who are looking for ways to provide care for their children when the parents are away. Here are 8 ways for low-income or financially struggling families to get help with their childcare.
The History of Archery
Some of my fondest memories of childhood are learning how to shoot a bow from my father, and the joy I felt as I improved my archery skills over time, coming closer and closer to hitting the bullseye. At twenty-six years old, I still practice archery as both a method of exercise and as a source of relaxation. In our modern society, archery is practiced by millions of people all over the world primarily as a competitive sport or as a hobby. However, archery has played a variety of essential roles throughout human history the practice had such a significant influence on the development of civilization that that the invention of the bow and arrow has been compared to the invention of fire. From a tool of survival to a weapon of war, the bow has been humanity’s faithful companion since before we took our first steps out of Africa. Over time, the role of archery would extend beyond its practical uses and the bow come to play significant cultural roles in almost every society that used it.
5 Tips for Handling Self-Doubt
Everyone, at many points in their lives, will have doubts about themselves. Whether it’s about how well they’re performing at their job or their relationship with their romantic partner, everyone has times where they wonder if they are “good enough”. For some of us, feelings of self-doubt can be pervasive and difficult to get rid of. As a result, it can seep into our everyday lives, affecting both our self-image and how we interact with others. Currently, I’m at a time of massive transition in my life where there have been plenty of reasons for self-doubt. However, slowly but surely, I’ve been learning to control these moments of self-doubt by reorienting my self-perceptions and the expectations I have for myself. Personal insecurities are unique to each individual, and there are other people far more educated on the subject than I who have written about how to handle self-doubt. As is the case with many things, however, what works for one person may not work for another and it never hurts to have a few more tricks up your sleeve. As such, I want to share 5 tips that I have learned to handle my self-doubt through experience (and the advice of people a lot smarter than me!). Not as a professional therapist or trainer, but as an individual dealing with my own uncertainties in the hopes that my experiences may be useful to you as well.