How to Keep a Positive Daily Mindset

Bella Breakdown Do you wish you were more positive? These tips will help you to have a better outlook every day. Quit with the negative vocabulary. Rephrasing things in a positive way will get you on track for a positive mindset. Surround yourself with good people. Practice gratitude. Taking time each day to be thankful will make you realize all of the things you DO have. Take time to slow down and relax. Practice mindfulness. Being in the present will help you enjoy what is happening today. Read something that inspires you. Adopt a morning routine to set you...

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Bye, Bye, Baby: The Ins & Outs of Separation Anxiety

Bella Breakdown The crying, screaming, tears and wailing – these are the sounds many of us are familiar with when we need to leave our children home with a caregiver, at daycare or school. Around 8 months, children learn that they can exert their influence over their parents with these dramatic outbursts. Separation anxiety can occur at any time, any age and sometimes without warning. However, just because these outbursts are difficult for us as parents, it doesn’t mean that we can drop everything we need to get done and stay home.  Remember that the crying usually stops within...

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Tips For Starting 2018 Off With A Bang

Bella Breakdown 2018 has arrived and with that comes the opportunity for a fresh start. If making a New Year’s resolution is something you are doing to help make positive changes in your life, there are ways to help you succeed. No matter what your resolution is, sticking with it past February is often the challenge many people face. Whether you are trying to lose weight, quit smoking, or declutter your home, here are some ways that you can achieve your goal without giving up. Find a way to make yourself be accountable. For many of us, having some...

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20 Celebrities Who Ditched Makeup In 2017

Bella Breakdown Celebrities on the red carpet are the picture of glamour and beauty, but in 2017 a whole host of A listers decided to drop the make up and go au natural. From Zendaya, to Alicia Keys, Cindy Crawford and other top celebs, we’ve seen no makeup selfies, fresh faced red carpet appearances and natural face photo shoots. 2017 turned out to be the year of celebs going make up free and showing off their natural beauty, and we are loving it! Most celebrities are only recognizable by their multiple layers of makeup, false eyelashes and hair extensions....

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Patience Is A Virtue & Here’s How To Teach It To Your Kids

Bella Breakdown I want what I want when I want it- we all feel that way sometimes. However, for our kids, that is the way they feel most of the time. We have all witnessed our kids snatch, push or scream to get something first. Therefore, because it is not a skill we are born with, your littles need to be taught the art of having patience. There are many ways you can help them practice. Be a good role model. If they see you yelling at them when they aren’t moving as quickly as you would like, cutting...

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