Because You Think It Is the Best?

Bottle, Beverage, Wine, Drink, Alcohol

I recently came across some wines that surprised me; the surprise came into their intense aromas and fantastic mouth feel; those wines were the product of an exemplary blend of more than 5 varietals. The sommelier who advocated the wines noted that these were”premium wines” and I should not be misled by the term”Blended” being on the label. But, how did mixed wines become looked upon as poor wines?

It appears that perhaps a decade old law/regulation might have, and continues to, influence consumer’s perception of mixed wines. In a 2010 LA Times article on this subject, it highlighted a small understood regulation,”The law is intended to protect consumers, but one consequence is that it has generated several generations of American wine drinkers who believe that a varietal wine is obviously better than a blend. That’s certainly not true…” The real question may be: Who is the regulation really protecting? You see, a varietal name on a tag requires the wine in the bottle must be 75 percent of that particular varietal-for instance a Cabernet Sauvignon. Is the consumer protected in any meaningful way if a 75% varietal, or 90 percent varietal, or maybe a 51 percent varietal, is in the jar? Do consumers buy wine foremost for taste and aroma’s or varietal proportions? To this point it seems they buy for the varietal name on the label.

Another instance of puzzling regulations in the wine industry deals with the word: Champagne. Since 2005, it is prohibited for U.S. wineries to label any of their effervescent wine products as Champagne; can’t even call it California Champagne.

Varietal wines which fall within the 75% labeling regulation are made by wineries that want to reveal that the varietal name on the tag (because the title sells), e.g. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, etc.. Absent a varietal designation, customers will know it is a blended wine, which in most cases makes for a much better wine. Many agree mixed wines can be more complex, rich and balanced. Blended wines start with a very special profile in the winemakers mind. For instance, from its beginning, The Riddler is a wine from seven different varietals that are especially chosen and blended to achieve very particular odor, flavor, tannins, and acid and alcohol levels.

Regulations stipulating what makes a wine a varietal are random and not based upon fact or logic. Well, based upon regulation/law, it must be because Australia requires varietals to be 85 percent versus Napa varietals being 75%. The EU also needs varietal wines to be 85% from a particular varietal grape. This is a rhetorical question, but, does a higher percentage varietal make for a better wine? The answer is obviously –no!

The percentage amount to be designated as a varietal from the U.S. is a minimum percentage. States can go even further; in Oregon they have stipulated that Chardonnay wine has to be a minimum of 90% for a varietal label.

The 75% law for a varietal came into existence in 1978 and went into full force by 1983. Before 1978, the varietal labeling regulation was set at 51%. (A wine to be labeled as a varietal had to be at least 51 percent of that varietal grape.) Now, isn’t it interesting that it was changed from 51%? The next question is: Why would anybody want to change the varietal label regulation? Could politics have anything to do with this topic? Obviously, any varietal labeled wine may also be, and often is, a blend of up to 25% (75% varietal + 25% other blossoms ), but at 74% it is a mandated to be completely a blend. In the spirit of full disclosure to the consumer, why not have the TTB specify that all wines list all varietals in any bottle of wine; problem solved.

Whenever the government gets involved in legislating anything, like the quantity of ethanol added to gasoline or the make-up of wine, there are inherent political ramifications. Case in point, in 1982 the TTB (Tax and Trade Bureau of the Department of the Treasury), was lobbied to set rules to regulate approved names for grapes. This seemingly innocent proposed regulation generated more than 150 public comments from growers institutions, governments of France and Germany and lots of foreign wine producers that weighed into influence the TTB in their final rulemaking on grape varietal naming. Now, just the TTB approved grape names may be used to denote varietals on labels. But there were certainly a lot of interested parties globally becoming a rather straight forward process.

If you read through TTB public opinions on any wine related proposed regulation, they say the thrust of the efforts is”to protect the public from fraud”. How is the public protected, for instance, when varietals and blends do not show all the proportions of wines which go into any bottle of wine? It just appears to be hypocritical and random relative to the overriding”75% law” on varietal labeling versus only blended wines. Taking a look at the people and entities that weigh-in during public comments for rulemaking problems, we find they come from politicians, growers, wineries, foreign governments, trade groups, and distributors while very few if any come from the general public. Remember, the general public is the ones regulations are supposed to protect. Rule #1: If it isn’t broke, then don’t fix it.

So what are some of the reasons for wine regulations on labeling?

· To protect the general public from wine fraud.

· To protect wine entrepreneurs and their brands and even terroirs.

· Balance markets and appellations.

· Help modulate grape demand.

· Give protection to growers, vineyard wineries and owners relative to their brands and plants.

· Protect regional grape markets and earnings.

· Address lobbying pressures.

· Recognize political issues at the state, federal and global levels.

If any of us question the financial pressures inherent in regulations, I bring up the ethanol industry as mentioned earlier. Without ethanol blending regulations established by the Feds corporate earnings would be impacted. We have ethanol in fuels today.

The underlying question in this discussion: Are consumers better off using the 75% varietal label regulations versus, say the older 51% regulation? There must have been a reason to increase the percentage part regulation; but I can’t find the answer to this somewhat rhetorical remark. My personal perspective is: wine drinkers will naturally gravitate to what wines are most enjoyable to them-blended or varietal. After all, most all wines are blended anyway, to varying degrees. Even all 100% varietals are not created equally; a Cabernet Sauvignon from two different wineries will be totally different. Contemplating terroir, oak barrels, time in oak barrels, yeast used in the fermentation process, classic, organic/non-organic, etc., two wines in the same varietal at 100% are different.

“A person with increasing knowledge and sensory education may derive boundless enjoyment from wine.” – Ernest Hemingway

A Clean Boat Deck Is Essential

Boats, Yacht, Ship, Water, Sea, Marina

When you first purchased your boat, you probably pictured idyllic days on the water with family friends. After reality sets in, you most likely realized that having a boat is not always simple, especially when you’re constantly worried about everyone’s safety. The last thing you want on any boating trip is for an accident to take place in your boat’s deck, which would actually ruin the mood for all.

In order to ensure everyone’s safety, you should always maintain your boat deck clean. If dirt and grime begin to accumulate in your ship’s deck – especially in the valleys of its non-skid textured surfaces – you might possibly be endangering all of your boat’s passengers. To prevent falls, you should always make sure that your vessel deck is clean and free of anything on its surface. Does a clean deck help keep everyone safe, but it also helps with esthetics, creating your boat look as fresh as the day you first bought it.

A Mildew Cleaner Keeps Your Boat Safe
Any boat owner will tell you that keeping mold and mildew at bay is among the biggest cleaning issues when owning a boat. As a common problem, unattended mould and mildew can really leave a stinking unhealthy atmosphere for all. That’s why you need an effective boat mildew cleaner to further improve the safety of your boat’s passengers. Look for a boat mildew remover that’s safe to use on all natural and synthetic fabrics so you can use it on different surfaces without any damage.

Steer clear of bleach-based boat mold cleansers that could deteriorate the stitching on your boat’s vinyl cushions. Plus, see if you can find a solution that doesn’t require getting on your hands and knees to scrub off the mold and mildew to make life easier on you after a long day on the water when the last thing you want to do is wash.

The Finest Boat Deck Cleaner To Ensure Safety
When selecting the best boat deck cleaner there are some things you should look out for. First of all, you’ll want to be sure that you pick a boat deck cleaner that features environmentally sustainable formulas so that you are not polluting the oceans or lakes together with the residue of your toxin-based cleansers. After all, you don’t want to harm the environment that you like to play in with your weekend toy! Always choose products which are made using green or biodegradable formulations to protect the environment around you.
You’ll also want to make sure the deck cleaner you choose is acceptable for many different deck surfaces so that you won’t damage it with the wrong cleaner. Pay close attention to the jar to confirm it’s safe for all surfaces, such as fiberglass, gel coat, synthetic teak and painted surfaces.

Prepare For Boat Season With The Finest Marine Cleaning Products
You are already getting your ship up to par for safety reasons, so why not give the rest of your ship a good cleaning before you take it out for the first time in weeks? A clean vessel not only looks good, but will make a day out on the water that much more enjoyable since everybody will love how fantastic and fresh your boat appears.

But don’t think that you can use any cleaning product in your boat. Household cleaners will not provide the same cleaning power. Look for specialty marine cleaning products which are made for certain surfaces on your boat and are formulated with biodegradable ingredients. As you prep your ship for spring break, summer vacations and much more, give your ship some TLC with the ideal marine cleaning products before all the fun begins!

How the Internet Has Changed Our Dating Habits

Love, Valentine, Heart, In Love

Introduction

The world wide web has changed all our lives dramatically over the last twenty years. Every aspect of our lives has been made faster, better, more secure and easier than ever before. Romance and relationship continues to be affected more than most with the rising popularity of online dating, Facebook and cellular phones.

Meeting People

Unless you worked in a big city, had plenty of friends or engaged in other activities in the evenings or weekends, finding someone special to share your life with was always going to be difficult. The usual procedures of going to bars or clubs were, and still are, fraught with difficulties. The Internet has enabled potential partner seekers to market themselves to the world and wait to see what responses they get. For years this was always thought to be a method for sad people with no social skills and was frequently ridiculed. However the basic premise was sound. The Internet provided the missing ingredient that many love seekers were missing from their search, extent. Suddenly they weren’t limited to their circle of friends and work colleagues. They were promoting themselves 24 hours a day to thousands of like-minded potential romantic partners. Not everything was improved with the advent of online dating. Just as with any other system, online dating was likely to misuse from less than genuine individuals with exaggerated or simply false profiles and profile images. This has been improved in recent years with the growth in popularity of social media websites such as Facebook and Instagram.

Checking Up

A frequent use for Facebook when dating is to gather some useful information in your prospective date. This might be used to be sure the person you think you are meeting is real and is who they say they are. Social media leaves a trail so anybody can find out important information about a possible date. The main benefit here is regarding security. If it is possible to confirm the man is real it makes meeting them less risky. Another advantage of using Facebook, Twitter or other social networking site to get a sense of a potential date is that it can give you some useful subjects to discuss. First dates are catchy but with a handful of subjects you know your date has an interest in will make the whole process a lot easier.

Communication

Once in a relationship, technology has also had a major effect on how we talk, flirt and generally keep in touch with your partner. Twenty years ago, the landline was the only way to communicate with a loved one when not together. How we live has changed. Now we’re always available with the use of mobile phones and tablets. The use of SMS texting has had a gigantic impact on our daily lives. Invented primarily to send short, informative messages that they now form the bulk of communication between romantic partners when not in each other’s business. The advantages of text messaging are that they are quick and convenient and can be answered at your leisure. A significant drawback is that written text does not allow for any inflection or emotion to be inserted so messages may be mis-interpreted. Also, there is the dreaded mathematical text mixup where the phone replaces what you’re writing with what it thinks you intended to write. This can have disastrous results but also provides a few laughs. Some folks even use SMS to break up with their partner.

It Might Be Your Keyboard

Workplace, Office, Desk, Blogging

Working on a 9 to 5 job can be stressful if you are not using the appropriate tools. Are you currently exerting more effort than what’s necessary when you push its keys? Does the mouse match your grasp, or is it bigger than the size of your hand? These are factors that might appear negligible to you, but can really cause your trouble.

The solution is less than a hundred dollars. It’s not too much if you think in terms of your greatest resource – your health.

Buy your own ergonomic computer keyboard. It doesn’t cost much, and you can select the type of keyboard that won’t cause your fingers, hands and wrists, stress. You owe it to yourself.

Are you a leftie? There are left-handed keyboards in the market for left-handed users, which right-handed people may also find convenient to type on. You might also locate split keyboards or wireless keyboards as your”keyboard of choice”, based upon your need and typing tastes.

Drawbacks of a Terrible Keyboard

Using the office keyboard has a lot of drawbacks, which your employer may not consider direct threats to his bottom line, and for that reason may not compel him to think ergonomics and supply his employees with the correct tools. But he is wrong.

Strenuous typing on a keyboard with stuck up keys and with a mouse that is either too big, or too small for your grasp, may cause persistent strain on your wrists. It may be the onset of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, a painful swelling of the median nerve within your carpal tunnels. It’s a disabling injury, which when left untreated, may cause deformity on the afflicted hand.

Imagine how it would affect your work – your efficiency and productivity – on a standstill. Consider the effect on a larger scale, when 2-3 workers would fall ill because of carpal tunnel syndrome. Would this not influence your company’s revenue?

Waiting on your company to act, on to YOUR best interest, may take a while, and by then maybe too late to save your wrist. Why don’t you invest a bit on yourself?

Buy your own ergonomic mini keyboard that you can carry into the office or anywhere, conveniently. Improve on your work performance, by enhancing your efficiency and increasing your productivity. These efforts have visible results, which can pay off your investments big time. Think in terms of promotion.

Left-handed Keyboard, Mini Keyboards and Specialty Keyboards are available at ErgonomicsMadeEasy.com. Use an ergonomic keyboard custom-designed for your precise needs to lessen stress in your hands and fingers as you type. Repetitive stress on your wrists causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which is a disabling and deforming work-related accident.

For all the lefties on the planet, left-handed keyboards were engineered with you in mind. However, even right-handed users might find left-handed keyboards easy to type on because they retain the qualities of a regular keyboard, but with the numerical keypad placed on the left so your mouse is located much closer to your body on the right to minimize reaching out to it, and the stress that goes with the effort.

Best Choice for Home Poker

Cards, Blackjack, Casino, Gambling

Playing cards are a key component in the enjoyment of your card games if your card playing option is Texas Holdem poker, bridge, canasta, euchre, or any other popular card game. For the avid card player, there’s nothing better than shuffling and dealing a new deck of cards. They’ve a nice crisp feel, bright easy to read print, vivid colours and slide easily across the table.

If you’ve used cheap discount store playing cards made of low-grade paper for your home poker or social card games you understand how quickly these cards break down with regular use. You have felt them becoming thicker and feeling sloppy as the paper fibers separate and the edges begin to fray. They were easily soiled from food, skin oils or liquid contamination from the table top which made them tacky and so, difficult to shuffle and deal. If they struck drink spill, tragedy, open a new deck! The wearing process began to show after a couple of hands. These blemishes provided clues concerning the identity of the cards to the sharp-eyed players. You’d have been lucky to get more than one or two nights of decent use from such low-end cards.

These problems are greatly reduced or even eliminated by picking top professional, casino or card room quality cards for you home poker or social card games. By purchasing higher quality playing cards you get a more durable card that’s resistant to the problems associated with deterioration because of prolonged usage. Vinyl coated casino grade cards are produced using high-grade paper with a top quality plastic coating. With plastic coated cards you’ve got a card that maintains its crispness and new card feel considerably longer. They stand up through long periods of intense play without bending or tearing and they keep their clear sharp lettering and images. Plastic coated playing cards can be washed but contact with liquids isn’t advised for any paper based card.

For the greatest level of durability and durability, the best purchase option is 100% plastic premium casino grade playing cards. All-plastic cards will last up to fifty times longer than regular playing cards because they are not subject to the same rate of deterioration. The quality, all-plastic composition of those cards gives you a playing card with outstanding durability, literally lasting for years. They keep their crispness, sharp lettering and images and permit you to clean them with a damp cloth when they become soiled. You just wash them, let them dry and they’re ready for longer play.

While all-plastic playing cards are more expensive to purchase initially, the durability and length of service that they provide makes them the most cost-effective playing card purchase in the long-term. All-plastic cards are usually available for purchase in high-end department and chain retail shops, sport and game specialty stores and also on poker, playing and bridge card specialty sites online.

As the host, you want your poker or social card games to be as enjoyable as possible for yourself and your card playing partners. By purchasing higher quality cards you will reduce the amount of time spent playing with tacky, tacky cards that are tough to shuffle and deal and will reduce the frequency with which you need to replace your cards. Be a good host!

Using Dating Sites

Man, Woman, Love, Dating, Email

Dating sites are an extremely popular way to become connected with like-minded individuals that have the same interests. However, many people would feel very nervous when it comes to attempting to use this type of site. Let’s Look at Some of the Best ways to stay safe on the favorite dating websites:

Personal information

A simple rule that has to always be followed is the need to remain safe and to be careful with the amount of personal information you give out during the initial conversations.

Conversation

The initial conversations should relate to regular things, such as what you get up to on your day-to-day life. Try to find things that interest both parties and expand your conversations from there. The ability to stay flexible in your subjects will help to increase the likelihood of finding a successful match. Additionally, it’s important to get involved in conversations when they begin and not to be overly shy. Additionally, there are many diverse ways of getting involved with a site and its users, such as sharing likes and dislikes.

Profile

Every user should complete their profile completely. This will help to find other members with a particular interest in the way you live. A poorly completely profile frequently comes across as not serious or imitation and unlikely to draw the desired attention.

Website

Make certain to invest a little time to shortlist the most promising dating sites that match your particular interests. There are dating sites to match every interest, so you should not have too much trouble finding something that suits your requirements. Also, there are loads of review and comparison sites which could help identify the best choices.

Activity

There is a high likelihood that you will have to send loads of messages before you start to get worthwhile replies that may be worth taking further. Plus, it is essential to be patient and avoid sending multiple messages to other members that interest you.

Block Button

The majority of the dating sites include a block button that will instantly stop a conversation with a person who you deem to be rude, aggressive or inappropriate.

Make It Worth Living

Camera, Drone, Flying, Gadget, Lens

From the previous 20 years, we’ve noticed a colossal shift in our living manner and furthermore in the way in which how we impart. Fortunately we experience a daily reality such that innovative headways are readily available. Gone are the times of PC we currently reside in the realm of AI. Innovation and its developments are sheltered to the humanity as well as to our houses also.

Home and kitchen appliances online available propelled the start of innovation. These devices have made our life simple and have effectively shown us the significance of time. Because of these home finishing machines we would now have the ability to play out various errands without any assistance and can spare our precious time.

Buying useful appliances online is favourable and these devices have the following benefits:

Watchmen home safety

Joining inland neighbourly devices guarantees the safety of your home. The home mechanization frameworks can without much of a stretch and flawlessly interface the observation cameras, home finders, computerized entryway locks, and other security efforts all through your dwelling. After these are associated with your place you can actuate them out of your cell phone before landing yourself to bed. The office of accepting security care is additionally accessible. You may get security care on any gadget you need.

An increment in energy proficiency

On the off chance that you’re sufficiently shrewd to completely use your brilliant house invention, there are chances that you will attempt everything you can to make your place vitality proficient. As an example, you can control the heating and cooling of your home with a programmable indoor regulator which can judge your temperature inclinations and can alter the very best vitality productive settings for the length of the day.

Spares Time

Family contraption darlings know the significance of these devices and these home apparatuses online access fills in as a reward to propel machine sweethearts.

Buy TV online if you are a television addict. Having an wonderful TV at home can give long stretches of stimulation to each individual from the family. However, with regards to purchasing another TV, it is possible to make the procedure a wreck less demanding and purchase the TV online and get it conveyed appropriately to your entryway (who needs to handle a stubborn deals rep and stacking and draining in a car or truck, in any case?) . Furthermore, a large number of internet retailers likewise offer liberal merchandise exchanges and arrangements on transport, so you may have the capability to spare a few pennies, also.

Do Luxury Cars Really Attract?

Auto, Automobile, Automotive, Amg, Tuned

There seems to be a general sense that girls are generally impressed by men who drive expensive cars. Some guys even appear to believe that they’ve a better probability of scoring a date if they drive an exotic or expensive car.

Let me go get some of that!” The feelings I generally get when seeing a guy in a super expensive car like a Lamborghini or Bentley run anywhere from apathy to envy to motivation. Allow me to explain further…

Apathy – Most of the time I could care less if a man drives a $200,000 car. When I DO LOOK, it’s to check out the car rather than the guy. Personally, I find no glory in dating a guy driving an expensive car. I’m extremely ambitious I’d rather work hard enough so as to purchase a $200,000 car myself. What do you gain from sitting in the passenger seat of an expensive car? Absolutely nothing. I’d rather be the owner of the car; that is where the real glory lies. Also, it makes no difference to me if another individual can afford an expensive car; it doesn’t affect me personally. I have no interest in being with someone for their prosperity; I would rather have my own riches.

It may make me a just a little sad seeing how someone else has so much while I don’t… However, that is not a very healthy way of thinking because there will always be someone richer and wealthier… or prettier… or skinnier… or more successful… That is just the way of the world.

Motivation – Seeing someone in a costly car like a Bentley mostly serves as inspiration and motivation. It reminds me of what’s achievable in life if you work hard and never give up. If anything, it makes me want to work harder and not slack off so that one day I may achieve that level of wealth and success.

With all this talk about luxury cars, it is still important to bear in mind that it’s important to live within your means. Dealerships such as GMC Dealer Columbus and Buick Dealer Columbus sell cars that are affordable and dependable. After all; it is not too impressive to drive an exotic car while living in a tiny apartment. Not to mention how a car is a depreciating liability rather than an asset.

In conclusion, there are many women out there who are pleased with the form of cars men drive and can easily be impressed by them. However, to me that’s”broke believing”. Why be content sitting in the passenger seat when you can be the driver and have the wealth and power on your own? An exorbitantly expensive car does not make a guy more appealing to me; it only serves to make me want to compete together and win. Since I am competitive, men in expensive cars inspire me to become more successful in life… it serves as fuel to make me work even harder.

Trust me, when you are 90 years old and lying on your deathbed you do not want to think about your life and think”Wow, the highlight of my life was dating that guy in the Lamborghini”… Much better to be able to look back and think”What a great life I’ve had; I made millions of dollars, attained things others could only dream about, owned and enjoyed the best exotic cars and luxury goods that money could buy and lived my life with no regrets…”

Get the Perfect Natural Makeup Look

Blue Eyes, Woman, Female, Makeup, Model

Gone are the days when you’re able to lap your face with make up and go out to party. Nowadays it’s all about that natural look. The makeup trend now is all about just enhancing the natural characteristics you’ve got and not full blown painting them onto your face. Most of us however do not have enough time in our everyday life to go through the tiring ritual of employing a natural makeup look on the face so these tips will help you get the great natural look without standing before the mirror for hours. So without further ado, here are hints to find the most natural makeup look.

1. Start by using a moisturizer
Makeup may help you cover up but if your skin isn’t taken care of than even makeup might not be able to help you out. So the first rule of applying cosmetics is moisturizing your skin with a good oil free moisturizer. This helps to keep the makeup intact and also gives your skin a fresher outlook. To get a much better moisturizing for your skin drink plenty of water since that keeps your skin hydrated and supple.

2.
The concealer is your ultimate makeup weapon and you should learn how to use it to your advantage if you want to get the great natural look. Employ dabs of concealer on regions which have acne scars and below your eye to cover dark circles. This will provide you the maximum protection for dark circles.

3.
This is the most important step in getting your makeup natural. If you do not like foundations then get yourself a BB Cream that’s essentially a moisturizer, foundation and sun block all blended into one single thing. Once you apply it make certain that you blend it in your skin thoroughly to get the most natural looking effect.

4. Apply some organic rose tinted blush
The thing about blush is that you don’t want to over do it or else you will end up looking like someone who drinks a lot of alcohol. Just dab the brush with a bit of blush and apply it equally your cheekbones.

5. Use some black to your eyes
Simply line your eyes with a thin coating of eyeliner and apply one coat of Mascara on the lashes. Be sure that the mascara is smooth and does not cause your lashes to appear clumpy. That is not the look you want to go for.

6.
Avoid really brightly colored lipsticks for everyday use and instead go for nude colors that bring out or increase the natural colour of your lips and suit your complexion.

Reincarnation?

Siddhartha Gautama, Buddha, Head

Everything about the world is based on recycling of life and material. The entire natural world exists because things that expire are reborn, often in another state to the first. That, however, should be a wakeup call to those that are brain-washed to misjudging life and death scenarios.

From the start, however, a warning came from discussing it until the ground beneath my feet was hardened by research and knowledge. Between lives a vision revealed that it would occur at around 45 years of age.

It is clear that an alert mind and keen awareness of what is happening is necessary for the recall and expertise to have an impact. This is like when something of great significance happens and people know what they were doing at the moment. Death is one of those times and my dying was sudden and notable.

Hovering over the body of a man of around 45 years of age there was something I had to do and believed that in another life it would be possible. Taken then into extreme darkness it was through the excellent Spirit of the Universe that my next life was shown to me. The vision showed that at the same age something extraordinary would happen and all be made clear.

There was no pain or regret but a most memorable feeling of euphoria that is hard to describe. Hovering in precisely the same manner above my new parents on the most important day of their lives, their marriage, my new life started one month later.

Is this so hard to understand and why should it be sprayed and not celebrated? Why are people scared to accept and believe in reincarnation? It’s mentioned several times in the Old Testament, but that has been overridden by the false document of the New Testament, which promises an eternity in heaven or hell.

Religions, such as Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, all promote heaven and hell. Their similarities in worship and other aspects of them that are closely related reveals they’re born of the same ancestral ideologies, which was Babylon. This is was home of Islam and out of its tenets and practices, there is a common thread linking them together.

Shown not to talk about my experience until on solid ground it was just after my 45th birthday the Spirit laid out the answers. At the exact same time permission was received to yell my head off about the fraudulent religious institutions that hide the real God, the Spirit, from the eye of the people. Nevertheless, it was done to preserve those who are spiritual and to bring them to light at the end of the day, a time where we’ve arrived.

Job Or Kid?

Kid, Soap Bubbles, Child, Fun, Children

How can a working mother feel when she quit her job? Is there a way to earn credibility and money even as a mother? That precisely revolves around each mother and mom to be if a situation arises to give up a job to move forward in life with a kid. But, that isn’t the end of the street and as always said there is a light after the tunnel. I did it and wishing all my readers good chance to take inspiration from my narrative to start your journey as a mom alongside making money as well. The majority of the women feel proud about making money not just for want of an income but making her feel great about her contribution to the family and being independent herself.

Let’s go deep inside to understand how I went about doing it. I felt excited when started feeling my baby going in my womb. But my happiness lasted for few times as I realized that there are a few health issues that demanded me to take a break from my career. Still, that did not bother me at the time as I was feeling glad about my motherhood and appreciated every second during my pregnancy. I took good care of my baby so well to send a princess in order to add glow to my life.

It gave immense pleasure to see her development each day, and I almost forgot that I quit the job. Gradually I started feeling a pinch about my career and the break I have taken for more than a year. It was hard to opt to leave the infant to a nanny and both painful to think about not working. That is when I looked for options to work from home. Yes, as others have different choices, I did find several opportunities to earn money including online tutoring, selling things online, getting a web designer, and much more.

Do you understand what I did? Keep guessing…

Allow me to break the ice, and this is exactly what occurred. I fought initially to make my head to work from home. Finally made up the mind and firmly decided to sense the presence of my child around me and decided to start on my own. I wasn’t sure about how to do it. I looked at my strengths, my desire, etc. and then started my expedition.

Yes started fishing for freelance writing jobs. Like most of the writers, I burnt my hands also. Worked for each assignment and delivered in time. Few contractors paid and couple didn’t bother to. I did not lose my hopes.

I strategized my move in these ways to become successful.

Inspire my five approaches to begin and grow on your own, yes from home. You don’t need to get into writing business alone, but these plans hold good for any entrepreneur. My suggestions drafted that you reach your goal as a mom and continue working with all freedom.

#1 Measure Market Research

Yes, make sure you understand the market trends including client base, competitions, and price. Client support research will help to boost your skills in that market. Knowing your competitors will allow to swim against the tides and stand on a long term. Cost factor analysis dramatically affects your decision about an investment, return, and profit. Carry out research with all possible sources like expert advice, study magazines, journals, and the web.

#2 Measure Goal Setting

Once you know the marketplace, define your objectives. Go step by step and do not overboard. Set short-term objectives and keep moving forward. Ask yourself the following questions before placing your targets.
• What would you like to achieve?
• When would you like to succeed?
• Whom you believe to join you the travel?
• How do you wish to expand your business?

#3 Step – Identify the Resources

Decide on how many people you need to include and at what stages. First, hire freelancers or interns and start making money. Once you cross the break, even it is possible to hire full-time associates. Look for office space. Initially, rent an area, then look at leasing a place. Purchase necessary hardware and software for your company. Comply with tax necessity.

#4 Measure – Promote Your Business

Now you know the marketplace, and you have the resources. It’s time to identify customers. Only promoting your company can fetch you, clients. Start marketing your company across all channels. Give advertisement in local papers, use your network for word of mouth references. Be more professional by hosting a site. Write contents to your site by understanding the search engine optimization principles. Use Social networking marketing to gain traffic via social networking sites.

#5 Measure – Focus on Delivery

All your efforts have resulted in success. You have started getting clients. Officially sign an agreement together. Deliver According to the deadline. Never classify clients based on the price but their consistency, connectivity, and clarity in offering job.

And that’s it. Five initial actions which will keep the ball rolling. Just don’t read this article instead get inspired to implement and become a successful entrepreneur.

For Beginner Skateboarders

Skateboarding, Sunset, Outdoor, Young

Wireless electric skateboards provide ultimate fun and a terrific means of transportation also. Nowadays, various skateboarding events are also being organised which are inclined to draw substantial attraction. According to the stats, 2014 saw an approximate hike of 30% in the amount of wireless electric skateboards which were sold as compared to the year 2013. Skateboarding, just like other outdoor activities, is really catching-up all over the world.

If you’re a beginner who is still fighting with his/her wireless electric skateboard, you may have faced various embarrassing instances. However, all you will need to do is buckle up and try to get your mind straight. As a beginner, it is important that you learn the art of skateboarding in a skate park. Following are some fantastic skate park tips for novice skateboarders.

1. Go In The Morning – Seeing your nearest skate park in the morning is best for those who are still nervous while skating. At this moment, the skate park is usually empty and you can ride and learn freely without worrying about others. You can also try your own procedures to learn skateboarding as there will be no one to laugh at you.

2. Make New Friends – Try to make new friends who just like you come to ride their wireless electric skateboards in the skate park. By understanding the neighborhood and daily skaters, you can be rest assured that there’ll be somebody to accompany you when you choose to appear at the skate park. Show them respect for their skills.

3. Jumping on the skateboard straight away while trying to show your best tricks can lead you to a pretty ugly wipe-out. Instead, stretch your legs out a little and do whatever you think is best for you to loosen-up and unwind.

4. Keep Your Head Up – The skate park can be filled with skaters or bikers and that time it’s important for you to know as what precisely is happening around you. Try to be sharp, attentive and therefore watch-out for yourself. Wait for your turn if you feel like skating on an obstacle. Crashing into guys is common but try saving yourself from it.

5. Trust Your Gut – While skateboarding, always listen to your instinct. If you are having a terrible feeling regarding a certain trick, do not do it. Getting wiped out is a part of the learning procedure. However, you can prevent various nasty wipe-outs by simply trusting your gut feeling.

Try to practice the advice you have learnt in your home and then implement them at the skate park. Also, don’t be afraid of trying anything new as each professional skateboarder was an amateur once.

Competition, Upswing, and Marketing

Hotel, Architectural, Tourism, Travel

The international hospitality industry is anything but kind. For a lengthy time, there was next to no innovation in this area, but the advent of technology-fueled on-demand economy has radically changed that. Airbnb’s appearance on the scene was an indicator of this change, together with the rise of boutique hotels. Soon, even traditional restaurant chains started experimenting, growing, acquiring and by consequence, innovating intensely.

This brings us to the present hospitality scenario. Although it continues to be a brutal, unyielding, and fiercely competitive industry, the route to success is currently multifaceted. There isn’t one formula that applies to all and resorts no longer have to register to hard and fast rules. Technology plays the role of a grand equalizer, providing even the smallest player a fighting chance to live.

UPSWING

Around the world, the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors remain a key for economic growth and job creation. In this market where transport has become more economical and country borders are blurring, it is fair to suppose that travel and tourism will remain a dominant industry for the near, and much, futures.

Consider these statistics:

In 2016, Travel & Tourism donated US$7.6 trillion into the global economy and encouraged 292 million jobs.
This revenue generation comprises 10.2 percent of the world’s GDP.
1 in 10 of all tasks can be attributed to the Travel & Tourism Industry.
At 77 percent, leisure travel made up a chunk of people’s spending. In comparison, corporate and business travel accounted for the rest of 23 percent.
Domestic travel (at 72 per cent) was higher than global travel.
The whole contribution to the GDP was boosted by 3.1percent in 2016.
By 2027, this sector is very likely to account for 11.4 percent of the global GDP, and will support more than 380 million jobs worldwide. Of course, this indicates that this sector will outperform the global market.
There’s little doubt that companies like Airbnb are competing head-to-head with hotels in certain segments of the market. However, what is important is that private accommodations have shifted consumer expectations on a basic level, by redefining what and where a hotel is.
COMPETITION

Technological adaptation
Changing customer profile
Technological Adaptation
Like I said before, technology has leveled the playing area, and contributed to various facets of the business, including branding, communication, and outreach. In particular, three particular tendencies are

Going to reshape the hospitality industry in the next few years. Let’s look at each on them separately.

In emerging markets around the world, 1 billion people are expected to come online worldwide. Most of these can be customers who will experience their entire guest lifecycle on their smartphones. Hospitality and travel companies don’t have any choice but to invest in mobile friendly and mobile-first guest engagement and retention plans.

Regardless, customers are constantly looking for that’personalized’ expertise and leveraging innovative mobile technology the way AirBnb and Uber have will be key when it comes to brand differentiation and experience. Hotels will have to provide booking functionalities, lightning quick operations, and other touchpoints for the entire customer journey on mobile phones for the convenience of their customers.

With internet access becoming almost limitless to digital natives and non-natives alike, connectivity is only poised to increase. Besides, with the proliferation of connected devices and wearables in the current market, hotels will have to find innovative when it comes to new ways of interacting and engaging with the consumer. Virtual reality tours, augmented reality interactions, robotics, and AI will drive the industry and poise it for yet other travel experiences which can be vicariously delivered.

Machine Learning, Big Data and Analytics

Tapping into big data allows for the creation and curation of an extensively personalized experience for every type of consumer. A lot of marketing campaigns can be leveraged seamlessly, and tracked keeping tangible numbers in mind for expansion and further optimization.

Additionally, it speeds up existing processes like customer support, feedback collection, email automation, and customer engagement. Furthermore, it may also ease upscaling and downsizing the company according to company goals.

Shifting customer profiles and brand experience

The tourism sector is seeing a change in the psychographic and demographic profiles of travelers. Along with Gen X travelers, there is a fresh influx of millennials, whose lifestyle and expectations are setting entirely different standards for business performance.

Customer experience is now the most dominant brand differentiator. Additionally, it will drive customer loyalty and referrals and resorts will be necessary to synthesize more targeted, personalized, and intricate loyalty strategies than ever before.

This personalization and distinction also extends to the sorts of experiences that you create.

Now, to provide unmatched service, rooting the hotel in its local climate while also giving experiences beyond the traditional hotel space, has become an important factor. The millennial demand for organic food and sustainable choices also generates more vulnerabilities when it comes to risks and food safety, which has to be monitored by hotel owners.

Travel brands have also been left behind by non-travel manufacturers that have pampered the clients by providing heightened levels of support. Amazon, Starbucks, and Uber are a few names that millennials hold in high esteem, and competition will only intensify as customers start to expect the same from every service provider, particularly the hospitality industry participant.

Marketing

This brings us to the final point – marketing for this new-age consumer. Hospitality sales, as it is, are different from other consumer products. This is because both the tangible and the intangible products have to be offered by the participant. Success, then, hinges more on providing marketing’services’ instead of simply prodding the consumer into purchasing what you’re offering. It’s important to make the ideal brand image that promotes trust, and furthermore, conversions.

A consistent brand identity also becomes more important as clients have a lot of fronts on which they may engage your brand. Your active presence on social media becomes very important as a portal for customer engagement.

Customers may also research and evaluate you better thanks to portals such as TripAdvisor and Yelp. Reviews and recommendations of a friend or an influencer suddenly become very important determinants for growth in earnings. In addition to providing steady revenue flow, repeat clients can become influencers in their own right.

Leveraging all the tools and technologies that come with digital marketing is not only the need of the hour, it’s much more economical and fine-tuned to customer tastes. Email and content marketing are now intimately tied in with SEO, and brand visibility across the net. Most of these marketing efforts enter carefully creating, curating, and maintaining brand identity and image. Continuously engaging the clients with new-age best marketing practices, in addition to providing an invaluable experience will be what takes you above and beyond your competition.

The sector is very profitable at this time, and is poised for massive expansion and favorable amounts of investment. If you’re an existing player that is not performing very well, or a new player looking to make a significant dent in the industry, keeping all these points in mind will give you significant edge over your competition.

Positive Physical and Psychological Effects of Body Massage

Physiotherapy, Massage, Back, Relax

Any massage, be it sports therapy or an ayurvedic spa, impacts four systems of a body. Namely,

Physical
Physiological
Neurological
Emotional
All four are linked. The skilled movement of the hands of a masseuse generates the primary effect, i.e., physical that subsequently activates the other three. With each stroke, rub, squeeze or compression of the skin that the muscles lying beneath have neurological, functional or psychological change.
The response of the body to a massage therapy depends on the type of movement, i.e., the technique and the time for which it is completed. The thickness, speed, frequency and the region of the body that’s massaged factor in deciding the extent of the benefits, too.

What are the physical advantages of a body massage therapy?

The muscles in a body have a lot of flexibility. They can extend and contract to a significant degree. It is the connecting tissue that lies around them that restricts the movement. One way to increase the extensibility of connective tissue is via massages. Continuous kneading or wringing can loosen (plus stretch) the cells that are present near muscles. Furthermore, rigorous moves increase blood flow to the area and heat it which makes the tissue pliable.

When performed regularly, massage can cause:

Lengthening of muscle fibres
Changes in connective tissue
Improve flexibility
These physiological changes in the body contribute to the following advantages:
The range of movement in the joints of a body increase because the muscles are relaxed.
Swelling which has occurred due to leaking of blood or other fluids from vessels and capillaries can be reduced. The massage stimulates the circulation of lymph plus increases the temperature of the soft tissue that causes the reabsorption of the leaked fluid and hence decreases in swelling.
Any muscle that’s holding pressure can be relieved by stroking action of a massage. The movement stimulates the receptors found on nerve end that may then either lead to muscle relaxation or tightening. The result is reflexive meaning it occurs automatically in the muscles because of the massage.
What are the psychological reactions of a massage?
Before diving into the emotional benefits of massage, one thing ought to be made clear. The physiological or biological outcomes are deeply related with the mental effects of treatment. When the muscles relax, a more peaceful state of the brain is automatically achieved. The vice versa also applies. When the psychological responses says to let go of the tension in the mind, the muscles in the body relax too.

Some of the psychological compensations that can be achieved through massage are:

Pain relief: A massage reduces muscle strain which decreases the pressure on nerve end which leads to lowered pain. As some of the pain lessens, the perception of it is also shifted which further reduces it. The cycle keeps repeating. Therefore, sports therapy is continuously used to manage injuries in athletes and speed up rehabilitation.
Stress: Physical comfort of the body and relief from pain consequently leach away the pressure that a body retains.
What are the biological outcomes of spa therapy?
The impacts of a Thai massage are not restricted to the brain and the physical body. The biological functions within also see positive results. When massages are done with pressure and comprehensive, they compress and release blood vessels that increases blood flow. Even the lymph flow to the heart can be increased by providing prolonged massages to certain regions of the body. Two methods by which lymph could be stimulated to flow to body extremities are kneading and deep stroking.

When lymph flow increases, the body’s capability to remove waste products from the lymphatic system also develops. The circulation of blood and lymph is accomplished by stimulating the nerves. This leads to dilation of blood vessels that leads to more blood circulation, higher fever, increase in elasticity of muscles, better delivery of nutrients and oxygen.

The last benefit of massage is neurological. By certain moves, a massage therapist can induce reflex actions within the body. These activities have a sedative effect. 1 such movement is rubbing a painful place. The movement stimulated the nerve endings in the place which send the signal to stop the sensation of pain. This happens by blocking the transmission of signals to the spinal cord. In simple terms, a massage decreases pain within the body by affecting the nervous system.

Organization Hacks and Ideas

Tools, Workshop, Equipment, Construction

The garage contains a wide array of items, and few of them are related in shape or function. Also, many of the items housed in the garage are large, bulky, or difficult to store. Despite all this, there are a couple of important ideas and tools that can help any homeowner make sense from the chaos that’s the garage. These ideas can help you as you start organizing your garage.

1.

Identify those things which you use frequently. Keep it easily accessible and readily available for use. Take garbage bags, for instance – you are not likely to want to hide trash bags in an unreachable location. Instead, consider hanging little curtain rods or other forms of sticks somewhere within arm’s reach of the door, and create a”bag dispenser” that is convenient, easily accessible, and organized – put away, yet still accessible for use. Another thing to keep obvious is the trash receptacles. When organizing, make certain your trash and recycling containers are easily accessed from the door, and have a clear path to the outside.

2. Smart Sorting

Before building, buying, or boxing anything, it is essential that you sit down and sort out all of the items you are trying to organize. Items that you frequently use together or which share a similar purpose ought to be grouped. As soon as they are organized, be certain to label them. It will be very tough to find what you’re searching for if you don’t write it clearly on the outside of the storage container.

3. Shelving

Rather than placing arbitrary shelves throughout the garage, you may use a shelving system to organize your storage containers. For seasonal items and items that you don’t need to get on a regular basis, ceiling-based storage is a excellent way to go. It’s ideal to use clear containers for this sort of storage, as it makes it much easier for users to find things when necessary. If you need to access your storage on a more regular basis, a wall unit like the steel storage rack works well.

4.

Bicycles and other big sports gear are a few of the most difficult things to store in out of the way places. Wall storage is a great way to put them out of the way, but keep them accessible during the seasons when you’re more likely to use them. Bikes, kayaks, sleds, and such can all be saved utilizing wall mounts for easy access. Multi-purpose arm storage hooks may be used for all these purposes. Arm storage hook is a great option for this.

5. Corner Tool Rack

Many yard tools, like rakes and shovels, are oddly shaped and hard to store. If your garage has obvious studs on the walls, you may simply make a cordoned off area where tall tools can be readily stored together, yet remain accessible. This sort of storage can also be used for camping chairs, tents, etc – anything which rolls up, and fits inside the area of the containment system you have created. If this is not your style, or your garage doesn’t have naked studs, you can also find a corner tool rack, which will serve the same function.

6. Peg Board

A Peg Boards is a great multi-use tool that can be employed in a garage to arrange just about anything depending on the attachments you use with it. Peg boards are reasonable, and are available at virtually any hardware store. Hooks can be added to arrange bound extension cords, cups or baskets can be used for small hardware, big pegs can be added to hang bigger tools or garden implements – the list is endless. Peg boards are an incredibly versatile element of garage organization.

7. Tape Dispenser

If you own a wide variety of tapes, it can be helpful to make a wall-mounted tape dispenser. This not only ensures that your tapes remain useful, but they are easily accessible. This can be accomplished by hanging a wall-mounted paper towel rod, or a tiny wall-mounted box. Either way, the tapes will be convenient and less likely to be covered in lint.

8. Consistency

This one is crucial. However you decide to organize, be sure that you continue with the system after you have it set up. When something new is added to the garage, be sure that you put it in the appropriate location. Don’t just throw it on a random shelf – place it in the correct storage container, on the right hook, etc.”Everything has a location, everything in it’s place,” as they say.

By putting some of these garage company ideas into motion, you can make your garage not just clean and logical, but attractive and convenient. The advantage to you as a homeowner makes these basic changes worth the effort.

Being Content

Fitness, Jump, Health, Woman, Girl

Ever wondered how to be content and happy without letting others influence you? How can it be possible? Is it at all possible? This article answers these questions.

Let others’ presence not bother you. You do your things all by yourself whatever you can. When you go back to your work, do it coolly and be happy. You may cover many milestones this manner. Stay in slow and steady manner – after all, you’re the individual who will win at it. Perseverance and determination always rely.

Let others’ words not bite at you. Make it go through one ear and out through the other ear. You may not allow what others say harm you. Be strong and firm and speak boldly. Everything will work out and you do not have to be a people pleaser.

Let how others behave not bother you. You can’t expect everyone to be perfect and up to your standard. Nevertheless talk normally and accept them but do not let them hamper your thoughts or work.

Let how other folks dress not disturb you. If there is a dress code at work and someone violates it, they will need to cover it. So you do not bother and sweat. If you don’t like how someone is dressed in a party or reunion, don’t bother to say anything. Just keep your distance and mix with the people you’re comfortable with and keep contented.

It’s not your job to correct anyone. Let others do what they like, talk, behave or wear whatever they like. You don’t bother about such things unless it is your own family and would like to suggest something more logical or positive.

Learn to be content with your stuff in your place at work or home. Don’t let anybody affect your peace of mind. You may sit in a backyard for sometime or invest your time in a house library. Time will pass peacefully. If you crave for someone’s company, let him or her know that and let them spend time with you for the time being and be content and happy.

Summing up, please do not let others’ strange presence or behavior affect you. You might be in for a surprise or shock but it is totally their business. Control yourself and stay trendy and at peace with yourself. That way you don’t lose your temper or your reassurance. Instead, tranquility surrounds you on your surroundings and you are left with your thoughts and work to enjoy and be content.

Christmas

Christmas Card, Christmas, Atmosphere

Christmas can put an excessive amount of stress on a tightly managed household budget.

Some households have been found to take up to three years to settle their Christmas spending. A desire to make this time of the year super-special can push already stretched finances to breaking point.

Here are a few tips to help you manage the Cost of Christmas;

– Set an upper limit on gifts for adults. Or use a Secret Santa where everyone selects someone to purchase for, or a bran tub where there’s one gift per person, all ways to reduce fiscal pressure and cost of Christmas. Usually others are more than happy to agree.

– Give children adventures rather than gifts. Maybe commit to one special present per child, but then think of strategies to give your time and attention so you can do things together. Kids often cherish those shared experiences, especially if parents are usually busy working or doing chores. A day at the beach, the park, a nature trail, time spent fishing, doing crafts together, playing soccer are often experiences remembered long after all the expensive gifts have been outgrown.

– Source imaginative gifts at craft fairs and local markets, where there will be unique foodstuffs and fancy goods, often without a discernible price tag. A delicious food hamper, locally brewed beers, jewellery, paintings, fabrics are usually available for sale at artisan markets and are reasonably priced, so helping you to handle the expense of Christmas.

– Offer help rather than gifts. A voucher for a day’s babysitting, help with gardening or ironing, a gorgeous homemade cake, hair styling or a pamper session may be much appreciated. Any could be a lovely way to give the recipient some much-needed support.

– Source free amusement and manage the expense of Christmas. Carol services, concerts and country walks are often entertaining methods of passing a fun few hours and can provide welcome reasons to give everyone a break whilst getting some fresh air.

– Reduce Christmas food spending by preparing beforehand yummy staples such as casseroles, stews and pies. It’s often a treat to wrap up warm, enjoy a brisk walk and return to delicious homemade comfort food. Guests will appreciate those relaxed meals as a welcome change from lavish Christmas fare.

– Have you heard of safari suppers; each house provides one course, then moves on for another course, including everybody in the cost and effort. Christmas and post-Christmas can be occasions when arranging some cheap social time can be a welcome break, particularly if it’s neighborhood with no need to travel too far from home.

– Accept offers of help. If guests wish to bring wine, food or make their signature dish, take graciously and reduce your financial burden. Let’s contribute and feel that they’ve engaged in the day. It saves you money and time.

– Resist the temptation to continue spending. All too often we will see another’perfect’ gift or some’must-have’ tasty treat. Stop yourself from looking! Those things are often unnecessary, nobody will miss them and yet they can add significantly to the overall expense of Christmas. Stay with your master plan and avoid any additional temptations.

Christmas is about sharing time and food with loved ones, family and friends. It’s great to read that more Americans go home for Thanksgiving than for Christmas and no presents are exchanged at Thanksgiving. When we stay with the underlying message of Christmas we may have a special, loving time and not need three years to recover from the expense of it all!

White Tea Against Cancer?

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Benefits of white tea against Aging, Cancer, and degenerative diseases
Did you know that white tea is among the most antioxidant foods it’s? Get to know the properties of black tea from free radicals.

Characteristics of white tea production
In most of the areas where, it’s harvested throughout the year because of its warm climate.

However, based on Barry Cooper, president of Stassen North America and World tea specialist, in Fujian does not rise during the winter and is in spring as soon as it is possible to see the first buds.

For just a couple days, once the tea leaves are sprouting, after a winter of lethargy, only the younger buds are gathered, still covered with a short white hair. At this point, the buds are full of energy and all of the nutrients. For all this, the black tea referred to as the Yinzhen (silver needles) is such an expensive, exquisite and wholesome product.

How can white tea antioxidants act?
White tea has recently as the most potent antioxidant in nature.

According to Janet Pardo, vice president of new products growth of origins, black tea is 100% more effective than green tea because of the fact that it contains three times more polyphenols; A potent antioxidant present in all kinds of tea and well known to boost the body’s defenses and reduce the effects of the activity of totally free radicals.

Free radicals cause oxidation of cells that can sometimes cause cancer. Thanks to these polyphenols the activity of free radicals.

On the other hand, the properties of black tea ensure it is capable of protecting lipid production ten times greater than green tea. Also this t, ea alone is much more powerful than vitamin C and vitamin E together.

How to take green tea
To benefit from the properties of white tea, you can eat it in the following ways:

In nutritional supplements (in the form of capsules).
Whatever way you choose to take it, the properties of black tea is going to be the same. Just bear in mind that making it you lose the peculiar taste of freshly prepared white tea.
The best varieties of white tea
Here you can find the varieties of black tea you can not fail to try.

If you like with intense flavor and aroma, this variety will enchant you. It’s a gourmet tea that, not for nothing, is known as the”champagne of teas.”
Tea Bai Hao Yinzhen: This is one of the most expensive varieties, due to the complexity of its production. It’s a Jasmine White Tea for nothing astringent, so you can drink it even when you have stomach problems.
Black Tea Malawi: This is a moderate black tea, produced in the young buds of Camellia sinensis. It is among the most popular varieties of Africa, which is gradually end up being popular all around the world. Do not Stop trying it!

Training a Puppy

Puppy, Dog, Pet, Animal, Cute, White

All things in life should grow and develop. This applies to our relationships as well. Whether you have your furry best friend and need to plant the seeds of a harmonious long-term friendship, or you’ve been living together for a little while, and want to take your connection to another level, we all need guidance sometimes. And just like you would go to a specialist in the event you wanted more out of your relationship with your partner, you would go to a.. . Dog training school in the event that you had to work on your relationship with your dog.

The question is, how do you find a great specialist? Now, if you’re just feeling under the weather, you would probably go to a general practitioner. But what if you had a toothache? I bet you would visit a dentist instead! First, you want to decide whether you would like to work on overall obedience, aggression, separation anxiety, or perhaps you want to choose therapy dog training or a protection dog training course. And then you must read on because we created a list of local hidden jewels in San Diego area that specialize in exactly the kind of dog training classes you want!

Now, what types of dog training schools are we going to look at exactly?

Dog Obedience Training

Aggressive Dog Training

Protection Dog Training or Guard Dog Training

Behavior Modification Dog Training – Dog Separation Anxiety Training

Therapy Dog Training

Service Dog Training

We’ll also have a look at such training types as a dog training camp, group courses, in home dog training and internet dog training.

All of these gems have 5-star evaluations on Yelp, tons of happy customers and they are local, oftentimes family-owned businesses, so that you can make great friends among your neighbors while doing some training also!

How can you know which one is good for you? Here are 6 tips.

6 Strategies for Picking the Correct Dog Training School

1. Know That the Dog Training Industry is Unregulated

That means that almost anyone can call him or herself a coach, regrettably. However, there are certifications and organizations that can help you identify those who actually have the ideal designations and experience. Always check to see if the trainer has some of the following certificates: The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), The Academy for Dog Trainers (ADT), the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT KA), the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior (KPAATB), or the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Being the key educational organization for trainers, APDT has a very practical resource named Trainer Search that lets you find trainers in your area based on your city or zip code. Great tool!

2. Know the Training Techniques Used

Now, all coaches have different training methods, but here are a few fundamental things that would allow you to swim confidently in the sea of coach jargon. There are currently 4 basic methods of instruction that stem from behavioral psychology: positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment and negative punishment. The words positive and negative aren’t representing the concept of”good and bad” here, they work more like they would in mathematics, with positive meaning addition and negative meaning subtraction of something. It will become clearer in a second.

Positive Reinforcement

This is the most popular method today, and, sure enough, you’re all familiar with it. The secret is to pick the ideal time: just as your dog does exactly the desired behavior, reward him or her right away, and supplement the treat with a high-pitched”great dog”, to make sure your pet understands how happy you are with this behaviour. See how a treat is added here? This is the positive part, also.

Negative Reinforcement

This technique involves taking something unpleasant off to reinforce the desired behaviour. That is the way electrical fences work, for instance. When a dog gets too close to the perimeter, it receives a shock, but the shock disappears the minute the dog moves away from the border. This way, the dog learns to stay away from the perimeter. Watch the subtraction here – the unpleasant sensations are taken away to reinforce a behavior, this is negative reinforcement.

Positive Punishment

With punishment techniques, the trainer is attempting to make a particular behaviour happen less often. With positive punishment, the coach adds some unpleasant stimuli to dissuade a behavior. With excessive barking, for instance, a trainer can add a spray bark collar into the practice, so that each and every time a dog barks, it gets sprayed. The dog will associate nuisance barking with being sprayed, and this will discourage him or her from barking all night long again. Did you see how with this technique a trainer would add (=positive) something to dissuade a behaviour (=punishment).

Negative Punishment

This technique implies taking something away (=negative) so as to discourage a behaviour (=punishment). A good example would be if a trainer turns away from a dog that’s jumping on him or other people to get attention. He takes the attention away from the dog to discourage undesired behavior. This system is often used together with positive reinforcement to reduce the unwanted behaviour and reinforce the desired behavior.

Ah, that was quite a bit of advice, right? Did it become somewhat clearer what the various training methods do? Great. There is still much debate around the best training methods in the trainers’ world, but what you select remains your decision.

Now that you’ve learnt more about the behavioral psychology, how do you begin seeing some similarities between how we train dogs and the way the government trains us? On to the next suggestion.

3.

Group Classes, Boot Camps, In House Training or Skype chats – there is every sort of dog training you may need under the sun. Consider the advantages and drawbacks. With in house dog training the obvious advantage is that you will get more personal attention. If you need your dog to have the experience of a complete immersion, then a dog training camp is going to be the best choice. Whereas, if your budget is tight, online dog training may be the solution you’re looking for. Selecting the type of training you need will make the task of finding a great dog training school way simpler.

4. Watch a Class Before You Enroll

As soon as you picked a course or a coaching school, take some time to come to one of the training sessions and just observe. Focus on the following:

How big is the class size and if you will be getting enough attention,

If puppies and adult dogs are trained individually,

How many levels do the classes have (basic, intermediate, advanced),

How the trainer interacts with the dogs,

How dogs react to the training,

Whether everyone seems to be having fun and enjoying the process.

If you ticked all the checkboxes here, and are comfortable with the surroundings, you have found a fantastic candidate.

5. Don’t Forget About Vaccinations

Safety first! Make sure your dog is properly vaccinated before you begin any dog training and get the green light from your vet. Next, ensure that the training college requires every dog to be vaccinated and is asking for a proof. This way you can rest assured that the safety aspect of your training is covered.

6.

Now, what happens after you have completed the course? Maybe there are not any follow up visits in case a problem does arise. Make sure to ask the school or the trainer about what happens once you’re done with their program.

Now, we’re introducing you to the 10 hidden gem schools with 5-star Yelp evaluations that specialize in the sort of dog training you are looking for.

Top 10 Dog Training School Hidden Gems in San Diego Area

Let’s start with puppy training. The best time to start training is when your pooch is between 3 and 14 months old, it doesn’t mean that your puppy doesn’t learn well later, but it’s just the juiciest time when he or she absorbs new tricks like a sponge, so take advantage of that if you can! The next stage where pet owners often need help is the 6 months mark, when pups transition to adolescence, and this time is similar to the teenage years we have been through – demanding.

Can You Be Healthy If You Are Overweight?

Obesity, Fat, Nutritionist, City, People

It’s a common idea if you’re overweight or obese, you ought to be unhealthy too. While there’s a good reason for this, it is not necessarily the case. There are indeed exceptions, which means even if you are above a healthy weight, you can still be healthy: up to an extent, of course.

First, let’s examine why there is a connection between being obese and being unhealthy. Usually, having a high body fat percentage is a serious complication on its own. The body is simply not able to operate optimally when body fat becomes excessive…

Plaque builds up within blood vessels,
blood sugar rises,
cardiovascular health degrades, and
vital organs like the heart and kidneys are affected.
Even liver function can be impaired, as it is forced to sustain greater stress.
Basically, excess body fat is chronically taxing on the body.

But… even if you’re overweight, it does not mean that you also have to be unhealthy.

Ideally, you will do what is necessary to lose weight and improve your health. Your well-being will benefit from fighting to return to a healthy weight.

Having said that, weight loss is not something you will be successful with in a brief period. It may take many months. Perhaps even a couple of years for you to reach your ideal weight and maintain it. It’s important not to focus too much on these particulars. Progress isn’t linear, so it’s hard to estimate the time commitment lying ahead of you. What is crucial is to adopt the habits and changes to begin to improve your condition immediately.

Don’t be concerned about how long it will take for you to shed weight, or even in the event you’ll ever reach your intended goal. You can get there eventually. In the meantime, however, you ought to focus on actionable strategies for your health which you can quickly set in motion.

These plans will get your health on track even if you are still overweight…

First and foremost comes a nutritious diet. Do not underestimate the benefits of healthy eating and the benefit it can have on your own well-being. Cooking eating fewer processed meals is a excellent start.

Second, you can become physically active, or add to your present routine if it is lacking. Exercise on its own will make a considerable difference – there’s such a thing as being”fat and fit.”

Lastly, finishing touches include…

Cutting back on alcohol,
getting more sleep, and
eliminating stress from your life as far as you can.
You should know there’s not any harm in being overweight and unfit. The problem happens when you refuse to change your manners when you’re aware that you must.
Although managing your disease can be very challenging, Type 2 diabetes is not a condition you need to just live with. You can make simple changes to your daily routine and lower both your weight and your blood sugar levels.

Simpler and Uncomplicated Connections

People, Emotion, Dramatic, Female, Woman

In last week’s articlewe talked about how we like to complicate things and make our lives much more dramatic than necessary occasionally. We’ve got judgments, pre-conceived thoughts, interpretations of what if/what is assumed to be and so on.

As promised, we’ll discuss now what BEING Human means and what are the options we have. Bear in mind, when I said: An enlightened mind simplifies and comes to a full circle of the human experiences and becomes a HU-MAN BEING, in the real sense.

Let’s now work on understanding how to become more educated and up the notch to become a works-in-progress enlightened human being.

You will discover that many of the pointers below are related to what we say, how we behave and about transforming how we think.

But before I begin discussing I also want you to know that, as careful as you may be we also cannot control how others perceive us, so all we can do is to do our best. I, for one, am often misunderstood. Individuals who do not know me think I am trapped or arrogant due to how they perceive the way I behave. Whereas some say I am a very confident person. So, it’s actually about interpretation.

Now because we cannot change the minds of others, after they have made up their minds, we have to know to be OK with how other people perceive you. And not allow it negatively affect you.

So here goes:
When it comes to talking: a few of you may know this already.
Can it be better for me to not say anything? This isn’t to say that we can’t say things in jest and that we have to be serious all the time. It depends on situations. And occasionally saying things in jest in some circumstances could save others or yourself some embarrassment and could work to your advantage. Now, if you’re uncertain, then it is best to keep quiet.

When it comes to knowing what others have said to you or said/written about you, often, unfortunately, we listen to what we would like to hear, and this can cause misunderstanding. So to get a more positive filter, do this:
Ask yourself, am I interpreting this wrong because of how I feel about this person? Am I having a bad day?
Is it a relationship that I put value in? If it’s not a significant one, then let it go if things are really directed to you. If that is a relationship you appreciate, it is always best to clarify with the individual from a place of love and understanding rather than in a violent confrontation, with the aim to fix the relationship. And maybe we could develop some empathy for them.
If their behaviour affects you, then being patient and talking to them about it helps.
Againthe same question of how much value you put in this relationship comes to play here. If there is no value, merely let it go.

Occasionally, you’re expected to take immediate action to deal with this with other people. And sometimes, you need to take more time for yourself to mull things over.
These are some necessary measures you can take. I know it sounds as if it is so complicated that we have to question everything. No, this is not my intent for you to self-doubt or have these questions running through your head all the time. If you’ve got no awareness, then you’d probably be reactive to situations, and this may create a battle, and that is when you will take some time to think things through.

I can guarantee you that the above steps will become simpler, it is like learning how to ride a bike, once you learn it and with daily exercise, it will become second nature.

There’s a lot more to how we can uncomplicate our lives, I’ll discuss more in the coming weeks!