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4 Smart Ways To Make Your Kid Feel Special

4 Smart Ways To Make Your Kid Feel Special

In today’s busy life parents sometimes feel like they don’t give their children the attention they deserve. While you may feel that you need to buy them many toys or make grand gestures to let them know they are special, this is not what makes your child feel special. In fact, making your child feel special is more simple than you can imagine. Here are 4 things you should be doing with your child everyday to make them feel loved and special. 1. Ask Them About Their Day: Kids love to talk. You might not have all day, but setting aside time for each individual child to talk to you makes them feel loved and appreciated. Especially after they’ve been …

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4 Brilliant Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar For Dogs

4 Brilliant Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar For Dogs

Apple cider vinegar has been grown in popularity over the last years as an amazing product that offers many health benefits. Most of us are aware of its amazing value for humans, but do you know that it is also good for dogs? This might seems weird but this is the truth. Dogs benefit from using apple cider vinegar in nearly every way people do, both topically and by drinking it. In this article, we compiled a list of 4 ways in which using cider vinegar can be used for your dog. 1. For Itchy Skin: To control itchy skin in pets, apple cider vinegar is very effective. Its acidic nature helps restore the pH level your pet’s skin, which …

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Avoid Doing If You Want To Be Happy

4 Things You Should Avoid Doing If You Want To Be Happy

Happiness is one of the most important things that people strive for in life. Our obsession with happiness is linked to our inner desire to feel connected and loved. When we’re happy, we feel confident, purposeful and in harmony with our true self. Happy people are healthier, kinder, and have better relationships. In order to be happy, there are certain things you should definitely avoid. Below are 4 things happy people never do. 1. Don’t Compare Themselves With Others: Happy people believe in the fact that we are all different for a reason and each has something unique to contribute to the world. People who appear to be naturally happy don’t make comparisons. They have made peace with the fact …

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5 Reasons Why Traveling is Good For You

5 Reasons Why Traveling is Good For You

Traveling is one of the most interesting experiences everyone could have. Traveling is not only about seeing different places of the world and getting to know different cultures, but it can really change your life and make you a better person. If you want to know how traveling can change your life and make you a happier and better person, here are 5 wonderful benefits of traveling. 1. Increases Our Resourcefulness: By living situations, you would never experience at your homeland, you will gain a great experience that will help you a lot when you come back to your routine. We often see that people who traveled a lot in life are ready to embrace change and have a natural …

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POSITIVE THINGKING THAT FOUCSES ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE

SUCCESS TOOLS PART I: POSITIVE THINGKING THAT FOUCSES ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE

A positive person expects success, health and happiness and believes he/ she can overcome any difficulty. Not everyone accepts positive thinking; some consider it nonsense and mock people who follow it, but a growing number of people believe in its effectiveness. As evidenced by the many books and lectures about it, this subject seems to be gaining popularity. To use it in your life, you need to adopt the positive thinking attitude in everything you do, not just to be aware of its existence. The following story illustrates the difference between the negative thinking and positive thinking: A man applied for a new job, but his low self- esteem makes him believe he will not get it; he considered himself …

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SMALL THINGS THAT MATTER BUT YOU MAY OVERLOOK

SMALL THINGS THAT MATTER BUT YOU MAY OVERLOOK

The quality of your life is linked to the quality of your habits. Success is made of little habits and little things which you do on regular basis. You will find success is not that difficult, when you take one step at a time; the small things you do consistently with all your heart will make you efficient and bring success in your life. The small habits that actually matter to success include: • Take 10 minutes every morning for concentration – Every morning before checking your emails take 10 minutes to focus your mind on the goals you want to achieve in your life; do not let anything interrupt your concentration time. This little habit, which does not take …

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SIGNS YOU ARE DOING WELL IN LIFE EVEN IF YOU DON'T REALIZE IT

SIGNS YOU ARE DOING WELL IN LIFE EVEN IF YOU DON’T REALIZE IT

It is a normal feeling to feel like failures from time to time, but you have to find a way to see your life from a different perspective. Just because you do not drive a fancy car and you do not live in a mansion, that does not mean you are a failure. Here are some signs that you are doing well life even though you do not think so: • Your relationships are less dramatic – As we age, we get more mature which means less drama. Your relationships maybe drama- filled in the past, so consider yourself successful if you have moved beyond that. • You are no longer afraid to ask for help – Asking for help …

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HOW TO GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION TO EASE YOUR DEPRESSION

HOW TO GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION TO EASE YOUR DEPRESSION, PART III

We are programmed to keep proving we are worthy over and over; once we stop doing whatever we are supposed to do, we feel unworthy. You find it difficult “not to do”, when your worthiness is attached to doing, but you must give yourself permission “not to do” in order to free yourself. Doing this does not mean you abandon your commitments and responsibilities nor does not require starting over somewhere else and changing your whole life. It is important to notice all the places and relationships where you seek permission; you might look for permission at work, but you are quite independent at home or vice versa, and make your observations lovingly or you miss the point. As long …

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TERRIBLE BOSSES CAUSE THEIR TALENTED EMPLOYEES TO QUIT

HOW TERRIBLE BOSSES CAUSE THEIR TALENTED EMPLOYEES TO QUIT

Many employees leave their jobs because of a bad boss; good managing is one of the most important factors for workers to be satisfied. In case of a bad boss, employees do not actually leave their jobs but they leave their bosses. No employee wants to be in a tense environment where it is difficult to achieve one’s career goals; it is important that bosses recognize our needs. Here are some things bad bosses do that make us quit: – They continually question every decision or action we make; employing someone means you have a certain amount of trust and belief in that person’s abilities. We become frustrated as we always look over our shoulders; we need a chance to …

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RELIEVE YOUR DEPRESSION

GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION TO RELIEVE YOUR DEPRESSION

We all dream of greatness, but our dreams are often suppressed because we fear rejection or disapproval from people around us, thus many of us end up depressed. It seems we do not follow our dreams or listen to our hearts because we are too afraid to give ourselves the permission and we wait for others to give it to us. Look closely and you will find that you withhold permission from yourself, needing others to give it to you. This stops you from living the life you want and keeps you in a small box. Look closer and you will see your happiness depends on giving yourself permission; not giving yourself permission to speak up or set boundaries leads …

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BETTER COGNITIVE FUNCTION, YOU SHOULD BE EATING THESE BRAIN BOOSTING FOODS

FOR BETTER COGNITIVE FUNCTION, YOU SHOULD BE EATING THESE BRAIN BOOSTING FOODS

There are certain foods that can enhance cognitive function and boost brainpower, among which: • Blueberries – Perhaps, they are one of the most beneficial brain foods. Due to containing antioxidants, they protect your brain from the damaging free radicals accumulated in the body. These harmful species are increasing in our bodies as a result of the industrial world we live in, but luckily this damage can be prevented by antioxidants. Blueberries improve learning abilities, enhance memory, help prevent neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and may even reduce age- related decline. A cup a day in any form is enough. • Wild salmon – Omega 3 fatty acids in salmon are essential to act as anti- inflammatory and maintain brain cell …

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SPEDING TIME ALONE HELPS UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL

DO YOU KNOW THAT SPENDING TIME ALONE HELPS UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL

We rarely find ourselves truly alone due to the social world we live; if our family members or friends are not near us, they are only a Skype call or text message away. Though being so connected has its benefits, having a time alone is important. Sometimes, we just need to shut the world out and live on our own terms. When you are alone, you get creative and productive; you do not rely on other people to enhance your life or otherwise entertain you. More likely, you will try new ways of accomplishing your tasks that you may not have tried before. The group mentality that “someone in the group will do the job” does not exist when you …

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HIKING REALLY CHANGE OUR BRAINS

CAN HIKING REALLY CHANGE OUR BRAINS?

Hiking in nature is good for your body, mind and soul; the winds will blow their freshness into you, nature’s peace will flow into you and cares will drop off like autumn leaves. Walking through the woods while smelling the aroma of pine trees, listening to a soothing running stream and observing colorful birds and foliage simply make us feel good and clear our mind. Many studies show that spending time hiking in nature has several mental health benefits. Those who think too much of negative thoughts can exhibit depression, anxiety and other issues such as post- traumatic stress disorder or binge eating. A recent study revealed that hiking in nature reduces rumination and obsessive negative thoughts. In this study, …

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LATE FOR APPOINTMENTS & MEETINGS

ARE YOU ALWAYS LATE FOR APPOINTMENTS & MEETINGS?

Do you always run late to meetings and appointments? First, write a list of the different items you need to pack; this will save you time. For example, if you are meeting your trainer at the gym, you may list your workout clothes, towel, sneakers, gym membership card and water bottle. For easy reference, put this list into your calendar. When it comes to leaving on time, your mind gets occupied, so pack your things a couple of hours in advance when your mind is still calm and cool, instead of waiting till the last minute. Do not get involved in many tasks before leaving for appointments; just focus your efforts on getting ready to leave. Quit the habit of …

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RUNNERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE SUCCESSFUL

DO YOU KNOW THAT RUNNERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

Running yields success; many Executives, CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Managers are runners, but it is not only financial or professional success. Many athletes who occupy low-key jobs such as security guards have shown that running can give life success and contentment. Having said that, the true meaning of success is living a balanced and fulfilling life. Actually, setting goals is very vital in achieving success; you cannot accomplish anything significant in the absence of clear and powerful goals. One of the main reasons that runners are more likely to be successful is that they set goals all the time. Runners measure progress; that is why they are obsessed with gadgets which measure almost everything (heart rate, speed, distance, etc.). They analyze …

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TIPS TO HELP YOU STOP OBSESSING

SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU STOP OBSESSING

It is hard to stop the annoying voices inside your head; they persist, nag and endure longer than your patience. Here are some strategies that can help you from time to time: • Acknowledge that you are off the road and you need to get back on track. A very helpful visualization is to imagine that your mind is a car driving on the highway and when you have an obsession – cannot let go of insecurity or regret – it simply means you get off the road and you need to direct the car back on track. Do that exercise whenever you are in an obsessive state. • Another helpful technique is to visualize a stop sign; it does …

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TIPS TO HELP YOU EMBRACE YOUR FLAWS

SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU EMBRACE YOUR FLAWS

No human is perfect, and there may be some aspects of your habits or your personality that under certain conditions cause you distress. You should learn to love your whole self and embrace your flaws. Start calling your flaws by a different name and see them as characteristics, quirks or habits rather than judging them harshly. You can label yourself with something that is probably bad like “withdrawn” or “shy”, or you can think of yourself as a person who takes some time to be at ease with new people, which is completely normal. Use a loving language rather than judgmental. Look in the mirror every day and literally say out loud “I love myself, I am proud of myself”. …

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TIPS TO HELP YOU DEAL WITH SNOBBY PEOPLE

SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU DEAL WITH SNOBBY PEOPLE

Snobs think their clothes, jobs and generally everything about them are better than yours. Nothing can be more annoying than spending time with a snob who looks down on you because he thinks your way of life and your views are inferior to his. When dealing with snobby people, you better maintain your confidence and do not let them get to you. Here are some ways to help you cope, if the person is unbearable: • The worst thing to do is to compete with them and go down to their level; when it comes to snobs, the best approach is not to fight fire with fire. When a snobby person in your circle keeps talking about his fancy vacation …

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TIPS TO HELP YOU DEAL WITH EGOMANIACS

SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU DEAL WITH EGOMANIACS

Egomaniacs are the kind of people who cannot accept other people’s opinions and always have to be right. They are quick to anger and critical, and all they do is talk about themselves. Egomaniacs tend to hog the spotlight and they can make you miserable, but with a few tricks, you will be better able to deal with them at school, work or anywhere. When the egomaniac is your colleague, you can stay active and reasonable by remaining diplomatic and calm. When you feel an outburst of self- praise coming, stop the conversation subtly by acting disinterested or bored and avoiding eye contact. It will be easier for you to deal with their self-appraisal by reminding yourself that you are …

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TIPS TO HELP YOU DEAL WITH CRITICISM

SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU DEAL WITH CRITICISM

It is never fun to hear criticism, be it from a well- meaning person or from your enemy. You can use criticism to be a better person if it is meant to be constructive, and if it is meant to harm you then shake it off like a bad habit. The following steps will help you deal with criticism: • You have to know the difference between constructive and destructive criticism; constructive criticism is meant to help you, while destructive criticism is intended to hurt you. You need to understand the intention of the person who is giving it; if it comes from a superior or a teacher, the chances are this person wants you to do better, but when …

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