Singing Is Good For Your Mental Health and Wellbeing

by Linda Mountford Arts and Entertainment, Home Based Business, Recreation and Sports
Glee, the TV series started in 2009. It was a show set in an American high school about the school choir and their individual stories. This show made singing in a choir cool and many choirs sprouted up on the back of it. Studies have shown that singing in a choir is good for your mental health and wellbeing, and I will be discussing how and why this is. The Glee show was a feel good show and it started the year ...
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7 Ways To Bring Out The Inner Child In You

by Linda Mountford Relationships, Recreation and Sports, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
We all need to let our inner child play out once in awhile. Doing some fun activities that we probably haven't done since we were a child. Then we can come back and re-focus with renewed energy and vigour. Ready to take on the world!  Here are 7 ways you can do that; Paddle in the sea Even if you've got long trousers on. Let them get wet. Stop being so sensible! Look how children love running along the shore edge chasing the ...
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Consider A Gap Year From Everyday Life

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Travel and Leisure, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Now there's a thought!  Consider A Gap Year From Everyday Life!  If this was a text message on my mobile the emoticons would be lining up - dancing lady, smiling winky-face, laughing til I'm crying face, one eyebrow raised face ... and so it would go on!  This idea really appeals to me, for more than one reason. After being a mother for 20 years, my chicklet is ready to fly solo - and so am I!  It's been mostly a very ...
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In Need of Vitamin Sea!

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family
It feels like forever and actually is almost forever, since I breathed in the sea air, felt the sand between my toes and the ocean breeze on my face.  I am desperately In Need of Vitamin Sea! Living inland means (to me at least) that a trip to the seaside is a huge occasion, one to celebrate and savour!  Growing up in a land-locked African country made it all the more exciting to go on holiday to the coast – any ...
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Freedom to Embrace Gratitude

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Kids and Teens, Pets
Is gratitude one of the latest and greatest buzzwords or is it real?  So much is said about gratitude, Opera Winfrey spoke about keeping a gratitude journal on her show for many years; according to Greater Good Magazine research has proven that gratitude improves our mental health; Conscious Lifestyle Magazine published an article titled "The Health Benefits of Gratitude - 6 Scientifically Proven Ways Being Grateful Rewires Your Brain + Body for Health".  These results came up for me on ...
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For the Love of Golf.

by David and Pat Sitko Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
Today was our regular Tuesday golf day. Since Canada Day is July 1, this was our closest golf day to Canada Day. The ladies dressed up in their festive red and white and were in a cheerful, celebration mode. Many of us love our golfing as it keeps us moving. These friendships developed are often a lifetime of meaningful relationships. The game of golf is what brought us together & keeps us in touch with one another 3-5x's a week. It is a ...
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How A World Cup Winning Attitude Can Shake The Earth

by Jan Olof Nilsson Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
With a winning attitude you can make close to miracles A school book example of a winning attitude made noise immediately in the FIFA World Cup 2018. Mexico beats Germany 1-0! According to statistics, records, experience, well, whatever you want, the victory for Germany was almost granted before the match even started. However, the winning attitude of the Mexican team put everything “upside down.” The happiness among all Mexican fans didn’t know any boundaries. The Mexican Institute of Geological and Atmospheric Investigations registered ...
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Are You Really Happy? Live The Life You're Meant To Live!

by Tony Rossi Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Let me ask you a question...Are you happy? I don't mean happy today or happy enough with your life where you're not miserable, but REALLY HAPPY! Do you get up in the morning and look forward to your day, look forward to your work and can't wait to see what life will bring today or are you dreading the next day before you go to sleep at night and afraid of feeling the same way day after day? If you're feeling the dread ...
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World Cup Started! Could the Right Mindset Influence Belief to Win the World Cup?

by Luci Perry Gaming, News and Society, Recreation and Sports
I am not a big fan of soccer, but when it comes to the World Cup I love to follow it! After all, it is the biggest single-event sporting competition in the world. Our favourite teams are England, my husband is English; Mexico, I am Mexican, and Australia because we live in Australia.  Indeed, Australia and Mexico were not the favourites against France and Germany, arguably the best teams in the world, but the performance of Australia and Mexico teams was outstanding.  Before ...
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Freedom to Stretch

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
Stand with your feet hip width apart, that's it.  Arms above your head as though you're holding a ball in the air.  "Yeah! I can do this".  Now turn your feet foot to the right, turn your upper body in the same direction.  "Wow, all going so well".  Stretch forward from the waist with your arms reaching out holding your imaginary ball out with straight arms.  "Incredible!  I really can do this". Now, lift your left foot off the floor.  "Say whaaaat????" Yes, that me ...
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Do You Dream About Adventures?

by Maddy Lawrence Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
Where will your itchy feet take you? When I get itchy feet (and this happens a lot) I get drawn to a particular section of my bookshelf where I keep maps, books on walking, wild swimming, camping and cycling routes.  This is the stuff I get excited about.   Map Poring Half of these books I haven't even finished, but I dip into them - they are inspiration for my thirst for travel.  Occasionally I'll get a map out and pore over it, thinking about where to ...
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How Motivational Songs Affect Your Performance

by Jan Olof Nilsson Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
Motivational songs represent the crucial adrenaline for your body It’s a tremendous race with music along the route with the runners' motivational songs pumping up people like balloons. Three days ago I ran an interesting 15k race sponsored by a movie company. Every kilometer you could find incredible scenarios of newly released films. Animated figures are moving around making a lot of noise. Also, many different musical groups are performing. You could easily see how some people got more motivated than others. ...
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How To Visualise For Success (with audio)

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
The power of visualising on your goals can be huge.  Many successful people, including Jim Carrey, Will Smith and Oprah use visualisation as a technique for success.  In the early 90's Jim Carrey wrote himself a cheque for $10 million for "acting services rendered" to keep himself motivated and dated it 1994.  For his role in the film Dumb and Dumber he earned $10 million.  The year was 1994. We all want a piece of that, right? So how do you go about this?  Well, you need ...
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How To Give Yourself The Life You Deserve

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
What do you dream about doing with your life? This is a big question.  So many people quietly fantasize about their dream life but believe that for them it isn't really possible.  They are stuck in old belief systems around what they are capable of achieving and think that success only happens to other people. Release Limiting Beliefs But that is all it is - a belief - and you can choose to believe in a different story.  It isn't too late to ...
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Five Tips To Surviving A Job You Hate

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
If you hate your job you are probably looking for other work.  In the meantime, it is important to cope with where you are at right now. Most of us have been there, I've had my fair share of toxic work environments and bullying bosses.  You know the scene, the thought of going into work fills you with dread and eats into your free time, then when you get there you want to turn around and walk straight back out again. So, what ...
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How to Start Affiliate Marketing Now

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Had enough of feeling undervalued at work?  Get ready to start affiliate marketing now. I've experienced this too, but now thanks to a great education system I am learning new skills so that I can run a digital marketing business from anywhere in the world.  With my now super focused and goal orientated mindset, I am fitting this in around my current job while building valuable and transferable skills and knowledge. What exactly is affiliate marketing? Put simply, affiliate marketing is a web-based system where affiliates get paid ...
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Three Tips to Start Beating Loneliness

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Scientists say that loneliness is as bad as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, as dangerous as obesity and increases the likelihood of an early death by 26%.  If you are lonely this is the last thing you want to hear, but I'm not saying this to alarm you. If you are experiencing loneliness it is important to start taking steps towards feeling better and I will share with you some simple tips to get you started. People tend to think that if ...
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How to Achieve a Better Quality Lifestyle Now

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
Do you constantly look to the future for your dream lifestyle?  In this article, I will show you how you can achieve a better quality lifestyle starting today.  Start doing the things you love again The keyword here is START.  That's all you have to do.  It's easy to get stuck in the cycle of work and not give yourself the time to do the things that you really enjoy doing.  But these are the things that feed our soul and ultimately make us ...
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What cycling taught me

by Kimberly Kipp Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
In the beginning I have a vivid memory of being a child, walking past the stove and noticing the burner was red. The fascination stopped me in my tracks. That red light. My mom, ever the disciplined helicopter parent warned me not to go near and as she did my dad, with an entirely different approach to parenting, said 'go ahead and touch it'. And so I did. Ever to be etched in my memory. We were on our way out the ...
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Midlife Quest

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Have you reached a point in your life where you're wondering what on earth it's all about? I'm 47 now but I started having these kinds of thoughts a few years ago, and a few questions popped up for me like; What is my purpose?  How do I feel more fulfilled?  And how can I feel more connected? I was thinking there has to be more to life.  All those dreams I had about traveling the world and having a dream job.  But ...
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