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The Power of Positive Affirmations

This topic has been covered by motivational speakers and has become popular throughout the years. I believe we are currently in a spiritual revolution where increasingly more people are practicing meditation and relaxation. In other words, Eastern medicine is becoming more popular through mainstream media, as we see more of it on television. However, people still don’t know what is meant by the phrase “positive affirmations”. Here’s a quick definition: “ An affirmation is really anything you say or think. A lot of what we normally say and think is quite negative and doesn’t create good experiences for us. We have to retrain our thinking and speaking into positive patterns if we want to change our lives.”-  Louise Hay It brings you a new beginning and changes your thought patterns, opening up opportunities you never knew existed before. However, that’s not all, as you’ll learn below. It Beats Depression The power of positive thinking has been known to beat depressive thoughts. Depr

These Are The Digital Trends You Need In 2017

As 2016 is coming to an end, entrepreneurs are already planning their moves for 2017. For site owners and bloggers, this means planning your marketing. As the last years saw dramatic changes in SEO due to Google’s updates, having a plan for the next year is crucial if you want to outperform your competition. You need to be ready to adjust your strategies along the way, but having a strategy in the first place is a must. In order to plan, you have to know the latest trends for 2017 , so here they are. The return of technical SEO If you don’t know what is technical SEO , don’t despair—most people don’t know what it is. Technical SEO refers to monitoring and improving your site’s indexation, the sitemap and continuously monitoring and updating your links. One can use this type of SEO to improve the site’s ranking and help the search engine crawlers find your site easier. Social media becomes the primary ad channel As Facebook and Instagram opened the way in placing one ad on two diff

Want to Improve Your Quality of Sleep? Avoid These 8 Things Before Bed

Do you wake up feeling rested and ready to tackle the day, or groggy and desperate for a cup of coffee to help you pry your eyes open? The truth is that most of us aren’t getting the right amount of sleep each night, and one survey found that 58% of workers feel they don’t sleep enough, and only 16% are getting the recommended eight hours of sleep each night. [1] Chronic sleep deprivation can contribute to everything from obesity to cardiovascular disease, but even a low level of sleep deprivation can impact cognitive function and will almost certainly affect your performance at work, and eventually maybe even your career. [2] So what can you do to ensure that your nights of rest are actually restful? Most of us know better than to consume caffeine or sugar late at night, but there are likely plenty of other things you do regularly that are messing with your quality of sleep. With this in mind, here are eight things you should try to avoid at all costs before bedtime. 1. Smoking o

9 Holiday Tips Which Can Make Your Holiday Season Great

Holiday season has just started and for the next few weeks or so, the world will be traveling, partying, enjoying and having a lot of fun together. Maybe you are already eating tapas in Barcelona or admiring the Eiffel Tower in Paris, no matter; there are always chances to save on holidays. If you want to make your holiday season a memorable one, here are some really great tips for you: 1. Get good undergarments Believe it or not, you will need them because holidays require a lot of walking and sightseeing. Finding good quality, anti-bacterial undergarments are going to help in activities that require physical effort. Make sure they are re-usable and appropriate for the weather condition. 2. Take medicine with you You should pack a small first aid kit containing pain medications, cough syrups and other general medicines. You may need them and might not be able to find them outside your country. It is always better to carry a small bag with all required medicines on hand (and re

Top 5 MP3 Music Downloader Apps

Music arguably is the world’s only authentic international language, one that everybody easily understands and loves. To me, it is healing and part of the soul of the universe. This probably is the reason everyone appreciates technology which endeavors to bring music closer to us. The last decade alone has seen the entry of thousands of download applications and right now, good music is only a few clicks away. With a great music downloader , you are good to go. Here are some of the leading MP3 music downloading applications. 1. Google Play Music This free music downloader from Google is now available for PC and standard users to download or listen to up to 50,000 songs at no cost. Aside from the free library, the app also offers a premium all-access subscription that Google bundles with its YouTube Red. Music lovers who opt for this premium version can stream, on demand, any music title in the Google Play Music catalog. This app also allows users to create a list of custom radio s

Into the Wild: 5 Outdoor Activities to Shake Up Your Sedentary Lifestyle

Being a working family man is great, but it is also challenging. Trying to balance the time between jobs and loved ones can be exhausting, both mentally and physically, and a lot of us are not strangers to this. With time passing by, people usually have certain routines and habits engraved deep into their brains, and more often than not, those habits are bad. The workdays are the same: work-eat-sleep, while weekends and free time fall victim to your laziness and sedentary lifestyle, dragging away any chance of excitement, joy, and thrills of life. In the long run, living like this reduces the quality of your life and causes unhappiness, and further down the road, disease. So what can you do? I believe that the best possible solution is going into the wild and connecting with nature. It will refresh and challenge you, and science has proven that spending time in a natural environment is vital to our well-being. Below, I have prepared a list of outdoor activities that are perfect opt