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How to Sell your Home the Best Way

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017

Moving to a new place or home, the need for more money, these are just some of the few reasons on selling your home. To sell your home is one of the most painful things especially for those who have built emotional attachments to it. To move to a new place is a difficult thing to do and to give a price to the home you have cherished and put it on sale is even harder. If you are required to sell your home because of some reason then maybe it is indeed time to make the effort to sell it and give it to someone you can trust it to.

 

Selling your home is a matter that requires several factors that would involve proper pricing of one’s home, to think ahead and plan out on how to sell the house, but it is advisable that you would have the assistance of professionals that would help you in selling your home, and many other factors. It is wise to identify a market that is healthy for the selling of your home to ensure that you would sell your home without a problem. It is indeed a problem in the world that people would be negligent on how to sell their homes so to have more knowledge is advised. You can also consult property expert and property investment australia.

 

With a market that is healthy, you would be safe from scams and would be with reliable investors. To become a knowledgeable seller for your property is a big plus because you would be in a position where you would not be fooled by low price offers. Before you would think of selling your house, you should ensure that everything meets with the standards and that you are not in the losing side because it is a tricky world in the market place. It should be an obligation for you to become a smart seller to be satisfied with what you do especially in selling your property, specifically your home.

 

Knowledge is always power because you it is with knowledge that you would be able to know how to handle situations such as selling your home to the right buyer in a proper manner. It is also important that you would not take the market place easily because you should ensure that every factor is considered in your venture. Even for veteran sellers, it is a difficult approach for them so even if you’re an amateur, to be knowledgeable would boost your selling capabilities making it a good sell. To be able to sell your house with the best offer is always a must so study hard and learn more about selling your home properly.

 

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How Custom T-shirts can help you in Advertising?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017

The T Shirt came out in the open from being an undergarment to being an outer wear due to the designs placed on the apparel’s front or back. Photos, images, designs, logos and letters served as tools of expression by T Shirt Printing businesses.

Although T Shirts with prints have been a common marketing tool of major consumer companies such as Coca-Cola and Walt Disney since the 1970s, since the 1990s, most companies include T Shirts of all sizes with their corporate logo or message as part of their overall advertising campaign. It makes sense, because whenever people wore those T Shirts, they become walking human billboards for the company and its various products.

From products, T Shirts became advertising venues for designer brands such as Calvin Klein, FUBU, Ralph Lauren and The Gap.

Other popular images on T Shirts include representation of rock bands, images of actors, logos and quotes from movies or TV shows. The T Shirts that actors used in their films also became popular items such as that used by character Bubba Gump in Forrest Gump and the Vote for Pedro apparel used in Napoleon Dynamite.

The trend since the start of the new millennium is for T Shirts with slogans and designs that are humorous or ironic, particularly with its use by celebrities such as Britney Spears and Paris Hilton.

Some prints, however, are deemed offensive, pornographic or shocking. One example is the cartoon images of couples in varying sex positions or the different kinds of male sex organs.

One popular print among tourists to remind them of having visited a particular city is the humorous phrase “I did so much and all I got was this lousy T Shirt online. There are variations such as: My parents went to Colorado and all I got was this lousy T Shirt.

Another one is to commemorate a special historical event such as the fall of the Berlin Wall, the EDSA Revolution in the Philippines or the Occupy Wall Street movements with the phrase – I survived a Tsunami.

T Shirts are also common tools of political expressions, particularly in countries where dissent is suppressed through military means. In such places, people instead wore printed T Shirts with their sentiments about certain politicians or officials or issues emblasoned to express their support for a cause or person or disgust with particularly personalities, institutions or policies.

In some cases, a particular color of a T Shirt, accompanied by some text or logo, is used to support a political group. People or groups that are often not allowed to openly protest such as government or private employees wear black T Shirts with some messages to air their grievance or displeasure.

In the Philippines, prior to the People Power of 1986, forces loyal to then President Ferdinand Marcos wore red T Shirts with the dictator’s image on the front of the shirt, while the groups affiliated with his opponent, then opposition leader Corazon Aquino, wore yellow T Shirts with her image or the letter L sign to represent the name of the group called Laban (or fight) printed.

T Shirts certainly are very creative ways of expressing one’s thoughts, ideas and emotions, but at the same time very good business ventures for companies engaged in T Shirt Printing.

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The Pressure to Succeed

Posted by on Dec 24, 2016

This post was inspired by a conversation with a young person that I work with and while it may seem a little off topic, I believe its valuable and needs to be addressed.  

Anytown U.S.A.  Enter stage left.  An incredibly intelligent young woman who has aspirations that are maybe, how do you say?, out of the ordinary.  She doesn’t want to proceed with the typical life and speaks about a desire to leave the U.S. all together in pursuit of another path.  She’s 16.  Our talks usually end up the same way – she’s stressed about the future and it’s all because of a huge pressure to succeed and follow an expected path.

In a young person’s life there is a great deal of change and a great deal of stress, that naturally (and often unnaturally) follows that change.  The pressure to succeed on many of our young people today is often too much to handle and should not be ignored.  Their schedules are packed from 7 am until late at night with classes, homework, sports, college prep, and a plethora of after-school, extracurricular activities.  On top of just showing up, they’re expected to not only do well but to be great.  Often times they are told, if they just try their hardest that’s okay too. Clearly, mixed signals are getting sent.  

Not too long ago, I was in her shoes- applying to college, taking college-level classes, playing in Band for hire Melbourne, sports, homework, social life, and generally trying to figure out what it all means – all at the same time of being told repeatedly- “you will need this for college.”  The future seems bright…sometimes.  Unfortunately, for the young people with the most talent and intelligence, the pressure that is placed on them (either from themselves or others) can influence their decision making abilities… and not positively.  So it seems, the pressure to succeed usually causes many to fall short of their potential or even fail.  To put it bluntly, this dilemma is a disease.  One whose symptom includes believing that they should forego their dreams for more ‘reasonable’ aspirations.  

On another occasion, I spoke with a teenager and an overbearing mom who would not let her son speak for himself.  I politely asked the mom to simply allow me to hear from her son directly.  I asked him what he wanted to do, more precisely I inquired, “What are you passionate about?”  He said -acting, especially theater.  However, before he could even complete the thought that was his heartfelt passion, his lifelong dream, he paused.  He held back.  “But,” he started, “it would make more sense to do something like accounting, so…”  He trailed off and I interjected, “But what about your passion and dream of acting on Broadway that you just told me about?”  “Well, it’s not that logical and it probably won’t happen.” 

This kid was not dumb.  He knew what he wanted to do.  He said clearly his dream was to act and he was quite talented, but he was already infected with this disease.  He was expected to live up to the usual standards – go to college, get a good job, make some money, have kids, etc – and had already deferred his dream and passion.

If you want to talk about a way to make yourself completely miserable, ignore your heart.  Ignore the little voice in your head that says, what if?  What if I pursued my dream?  What if I forgot about what’s expected of me?  Stifle that voice with overstretched expectations, stress, and the pressure to succeed.   You will surely end up like far too many in the world- living a life that someone else has set out for them-  unhappy and unfulfilled, with that little “What if” voice now saying regretfully, “What if I had gone after acting/music/etc?  What if I hadn’t succumbed to the pressure to succeed?”

Failure is ok.  Making mistakes is okay.  But allowing stress or pressure, whether internal or placed on you from another, to sway your heart is not okay.  Failure is a major and necessary part of success.  Making mistakes is another word for learning.  We need to remind the younger generation that the “failure is not an option” mentality is bull.  We also need to remind them that if they pursue what they love, whether its taught in school or not, they will not only be successful but more importantly happier

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Performing Tips You Need to Know

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016

If you do decide to do any kind of performance, how should you approach it and what should you expect?

Before the Performance

Following are some suggestions on how to minimise your experience of anxiety so that you can enjoy a more positive performance experience.

Know Your Material

It sounds obvious, I know, but there is a difference between ‘pretty much’ knowing something and knowing something 200%.  It  is so important you know your material inside out because any cracks you have in your knowledge and ability will potentially show in performance as there are so many other distractions.   You need to have muscle memory in place so you can rely on your body.  This gives you the opportunity to focus on expression and interpretation, the elements that make a performance truly come to life.  If you get nervous, you can rely on your body’s muscle memory to automatically do what you have trained it to do.

Visualisation

This is a great tool that can help you to rehearse in the comfort of your own bed! If you can see yourself, in your mind’s eye, successfully completing a performance and enjoying it, you will likely be able to achieve this in reality.  When you do this exercise try to see and feel the performance in as much detail as possible, what you are wearing, where you are standing etc.  Remember that visualisation and imagination are the first steps to any of our desires being born to physical reality.

Who to Invite

It is worth thinking about who you should invite to your performance, especially if it’s your first.  I often suggest to my adult learners that if they feel nervous, it may be better to invite only a few guests or none, while children will often enjoy the support of their families.  In the end it’s a personal decision worth considering.  A good way to decide is to use the activity of visualisation to know how you would feel performing in front of the people you want to invite.  Visualise the situation and if it feels good, go ahead.   If it doesn’t, you can do the performance by yourself and invite more people next time when you are more confident.

Breathing

One of the reasons breath-focussed exercises are included in regular practice is that being able to do this easily is extremely useful for performing.  If you are tense before the performance, I suggest you do these exercises, and if you become tense during the performance, again focus on your breathing, becoming aware of where you are holding the tension in your body and use the breath to let go of it.  You will get better at doing this especially if you practice it regularly.

During the Performance

Every performing experience is different because it is created spontaneously in the present.  Therefore, you need to be spontaneous and present in order to deliver the goods.  Of course, this is often easier said than done. Following are some suggestions to help you achieve this state.

The Inner Critic

Hopefully, by the time you are ready to perform, you will know your Inner Critic.  Often performing will bring his or her voice to the fore, so it’s very important you make a decision to engage one hundred percent with the music and not your Critic’s voice (you don’t want to end up in the ‘car crash’!).   Your aim should be to just enjoy the music.

Do Not Assume

Performing is about communicating from your authentic self; it is not about what other people think of you.  Nor is it about whether your music is ugly or beautiful, good or bad.  Your job is only to be yourself and give something of yourself to others through music like a wedding band in Melbourne does. Try not to assume you know what an audience member is thinking about you by interpreting a look on their face or their body language.  More often than not your assumption will be wrong and you will lose your focus.

‘Mistakes’

Just about every live performance will include one or more ‘mistakes’.  Many times these go unnoticed because they are incorporated into the flow of the music and often they even enhance the music if the performer can embrace them and make something of them.  This is why it is very helpful to practice improvisation and especially free improvisation because it will help you to be comfortable, spontaneous, lively and present in music.  Accomplished performers are able to incorporate ‘mistakes’ and ‘wrong notes’ without people noticing.

“The idea of a mistake is beside the point, for once anything happens it authentically is.” – John Cage, Composer

“If you hit a wrong note, then make it right by what you play afterwards.”
 – Joe Pass, Guitarist

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Looking For Best Colon Cleansing Products

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016

Many people have this kind of cleansing done for personal reasons. A prescribed cleanse is often needed for medical reasons. The best colon cleansing products are available to service people in need of personal cleansing of their large intestine.
Reasons for such a cleaning out can be specifically for constipation. This type of procedure is often accompanied with dehydration which can cause more complications. It is especially necessary to prevent this to avoid infections and thus other ailments.

Even though these kinds of product are the best on the market, you do have to ask your doctor about it and whether you are a candidate for it. One such product, Intensive Colon Cleanse, assists with detoxing as well as with weight loss. Its main purpose is to get rid of waste products and other elements that could harm your digestive system on the whole and specifically for the end part of your digestive system.
It is your large intestine that would benefit the most, but it would also improve your energy levels and concentration. It would benefit your digestion the best, as it will increase the speed of your system. Your whole body would benefit and you would get rid of bloating that would give you a flatter tummy.
Health Plus Super Colon Cleanse are mostly produced in capsule form or powder form. This product offers different kinds of tea as well as packets of flavor. Psyllium husk forms 100% of the product. It is mixed with insoluble fiber as well as soluble fiber.
This product bulk stools up and increases the speed of the flow of food through the large intestine. Eight natural herbs are found in the product. These are: senna, celery, acidophilus, fennel seed, rose hips, blackthorn bark, peppermint and papaya. These herbs assist to absorb toxins in the large intestine and clean the intestine lining.
Bowtrol is one more product that is popular. It offers capsules with a mix of cascara sagrada, flax seeds, sienna, bentonite clay, turkey rhubarb, slippery elm, worm-seed, aloes, olive leaf extract, black seeds, thyme oil powder, powdered cloves, peppermint and garlic extract. The ingredients promote bowl movement and helps with the relief of constipation.
Because the ingredients are natural, it would not lead to loose stools. This range of products is specifically manufactured for the digestive system. This is where this product would fit in. This cleanser could also help you lose weight and increase your energy levels. Its purpose is also to relieve constipation and be relieved from bloating and the buildup of gas.
Constipation and an unclean intestine might also cause stomach cramping and this particular product can alleviate those symptoms as well. You will also not experience the diarrhea that is often associated with this kind of cleaning.
A natural and gentle cleanser that contains Chinese cinnamon is the product called ColoFlush. The gastric mucosal blood flow is increased as a result and this assists with the working of digestion. In finding the best colon cleansing products is not an effort, as the ones that are most effective are available online and often receive great reviews. continue reading

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