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Often Overlooked Aspects of Staying Healthy

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Today we want to share often overlooked aspects of staying healthy. In today’s climate of fad diets and gym bros, the basics of overall health can get lost in the fog. You can be forgetting vital aspects of looking after yourself that could have long-lasting effects. To be sure you’re doing at least the basics, read on to check if you’re covering these often forgotten aspects of health.

Hydrate

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An extremely vital aspect of your diet is water, and it’s often dismissed while we’re quenching our thirst with coffee and sodas. Doctors recommend as much as two liters a day for a reason. Water contributes to almost every aspect of bodily function, from the brain to the heart, to the gut and the muscles. It helps remove waste, protects your spinal cord, aids in digestion and brain function, and keeps your cardiovascular system healthy.

You can make your water intake a fun experience with squash, or slices of fruits in your bottle. Experiment with flavors like lemon, cucumber, mint, berries, citrus and watermelon. Or you can invest in some squash pods at your supermarket. Or freeze some berries in ice cubes. Do what you need to do to reach for the water rather than the Coca Cola.

There are also foods that will contribute to dehydration. Diets high in protein such as the Dukan diet and paleo diet are high in nitrogen which will be flushed out with extra fluids. The Keto diet and the Atkins diet also contribute to dehydration by cutting out or lowering carbs, this causes the body to release water by going into its glycogen storage.

Check ups

No matter your age or medical history, a regular check-up is vital. It will pick up on any underlying health conditions early and also uncover a likely overlooked key to an accurate diagnosis.

If this is a worry for you, if you have received a misdiagnosis or a delayed diagnosis, visit www.gadsbywicks.co.uk for a solicitor that can offer expert legal advice and aid in filing a medical negligence claim.

Conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and dementia all tend to rear their ugly faces when you least expect it and should be dealt with as soon as possible.

Look after your mind

Unfortunately, mental health doesn’t often get the attention it deserves. Luckily, basic mental health can be quite simple. A change of scenery or talking to someone can elevate your mood and keep you stable.

Some authorities suggest volunteering as a way to gain perspective and having something to care about, others suggest doing something you’re good at, like arts, or keeping a journal.

There are other things you can do, like keeping active, getting a pet, taking a break from a stressful situation, but if you need it, the most helpful mental health tip is to ask for help. Most of these are small solutions to small levels of problems, but if none of them are helping, there are plenty of resources available if you feel like you need them.

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Tips and Tricks for Going Green in Your Kitchen

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Today we want to share a few tips and tricks for going green in your kitchen. Save the planet—this is the newest song around the world. Going green is a common phrase among countries, organizations, homes, schools, etc. You too, can join this wagon and make the world a better place. It starts with your home. Make your kitchen green. Here are ways of going green in your office or home kitchen.

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Recycle

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It’s always good to think about recycling. Not only is this an excellent way to protect the environment but it’s also the best way to go green. Dump all recyclable materials in a recycle bin. They could be helpful in the future. Things like soft drink containers and milk mugs can be recycled. You may also want to consider reaching out to your local recyclers to see what materials they’ll accept.

Use Bags to Shop

Get used to the habit of shopping with your bags. This will help you avoid the need for plastic and paper shopping bags. Remember, paper bags are manufactured from trees. So, by avoiding these products you’ll be safeguarding the environment.

Go Local

The cost of shipping kitchen items is usually too high. Plus, purchasing your foods and veggies from very far might compromise their freshness. Thus, it’s imperative to consider going local.

Patronizing your local market for all your kitchen needs can be highly beneficial. It saves you money and reduces the emission of harmful gases from transportation. If you can, plant some vegetables in your kitchen garden for a more healthy living style. Shopping organically will also play a significant role in reducing the impact of pesticides, as well as, herbicides on the environment.

Use Correct Appliances

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Do you want to make your kitchen greener? Well, it’s time you consider investing in energy-efficient appliances. Purchase a high-quality dishwasher that utilizes less water and a small refrigerator to avoid excessive storage of food, which eventually goes to waste.

Energy-efficient Construction

Another way to go green is to opt for recycled countertops. Green-flooring materials such as bamboo and cork can work pretty well. Instead of modern finishes, you can utilize water-based eco-friendly finishes.

Installing energy-saving lightbulbs is also an incredible idea. Incorporate water-saving faucets and recirculation pumps in your home’s design. To improve the quality of air in your kitchen, consider installing a chimney wood.

Do it Yourself

Ditch pre-prepared or frozen foods. Making them yourself is much better. It’ll help you avoid unhealthy cooking steps like reheating and thawing. Plus, it removes the need for energy that’s commonly associated with processed foods.

Consider growing your own fruits and vegetables. Instead of using soap and detergents to clean your dishes, utilize white vinegar or baking soda.

The Bottom-Line

One of the most used parts of any home is the kitchen. This is where cooking is done. This is the place where you do all your dishes. Thus, you can turn this part of your home into a sustainable space by going green. The above are tips and tricks for going green in your kitchen. Make your kitchen a better place today!

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Handy Holiday Essentials for Traveling Post-Covid

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Today we want to share some handy holiday essentials for traveling post-covid. As summer winds down and Covid restrictions begin to ease up, we’re learning to live in a post-covid world where many aspects of living have been changed forever – including the checklists we make before traveling! Although you may be excited going on holiday for the first time in a while, it can be stressful knowing what to pack. Have I got the right documentation? Have I got the right equipment with me? Did I pack hand sanitizer?

To make sure you’ve efficiently adapted to this ‘new normal’, we’ve put together a list of COVID smart travel essentials you should be packing as we get fully into the swing of summer.

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  1. Face masks

Although face masks are no longer mandatory in many places, there are still many businesses and public places that do require them. In fact, many airlines are still enforcing face masks, so you won’t be able to board without one.

To make sure you’re not caught out, be sure to pack a face mask (and spares!) just in case.

  1. Quick drying mini hand sanitizer that fits the airports restrictions

If we’ve learnt anything this year, it’s that personal hygiene is crucial. To make sure that you’re not putting yourself or others at danger, it’s important to wash and sanitize your hands regularly. To keep your hands germ-free on the move, you should consider investing in a mini hand sanitizer that will fit easily into your bag. That way, you can still keep your hands clean if you don’t have access to running water.

Remember, you’re only able to take up to 100ml bottles on the flight with you in hand luggage, so mini bottles are ideal!

  1. Anti-bacterial wipes

If you’re traveling to the airport by train, you’ll want to pack anti-bacterial wipes. That way, you can sanitise your seat table (if you have one) before you sit down and afterwards, to help protect yourself and others from Covid.

You should also regularly disinfect your phone, sunglasses, keys and anything else you touch regularly.

  1. A thermometer

If you’d rather be safe than sorry, a thermometer can be a great item to stash away in your suitcase. That way you can check that you and your family are within the healthy temperature range to keep yourselves and others safe. 

  1. Apple Pay

With thousands of types of bacteria festering on paper currency, it’s never been more important to set up your Apple Pay. By setting up your mobile phone to facilitate payments, you can avoid handling cash and therefore encounter far fewer germs during your trip.

It’s also worthwhile to note that due to the pandemic, many businesses no longer accept cash payments!

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  1. A first-aid kit

Finally, it never harms to come prepared with a first-aid kit. Packed with everything from plasters to antihistamines and relief tablets should you fall ill on holiday, you can be confident that you’ve packed for all eventualities.

The bottom line is that traveling during Covid needn’t be stressful. By taking the time to pack some little extras and coming prepared for all eventualities, you too can enjoy a relaxing summer break with your nearest and dearest.

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Hollywood Businesses First to Feel Disastrous Effects of Unchecked Homelessness

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By Marc Ang: Many Californians and especially Angelenos, who at one time were used to cleaner streets, cite unchecked homelessness as the number one issue affecting their lives. Politicians like to talk high above everyone when asked about solutions, but end up playing hot potato when asked to actually deal with it in a nuanced fashion. We don’t need academic studies or nonprofit think tanks tackling this issue – sometimes, we simply need them removed from camping in front of our house or business, so we can get on with our lives.

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Joseph Gharib, owner of several paid parking lots in Hollywood, also has his main offices in the heart of America’s favorite tourist attraction. Annually, pre-COVID era, 48 million come to Los Angeles as tourists and Hollywood is on top of that list. Sadly, Hollywood, even before the shutdown and the exacerbation of the homelessness crisis, was starting to develop a reputation of being an underwhelming slum. Vice Magazine even cited 50 instances when the famous Hollywood walk of fame stars were defaced, which is now a common occurrence, as they are regularly urinated on.

Joseph cites the view of Hollywood Boulevard as “horrific”. Though his office is gated, the homeless have been regularly camped out on the staircases to his office. Sometimes, they have been so brazen, the random homeless person would walk inside his office, wanting to use the bathroom. With COVID regulations, it is actually not permitted to wake them up if they are sleeping, even if it is affecting access and people’s businesses.

On one of his parking lots on Las Palmas and Yucca, the homeless had taken over the sidewalk with their tents and had blocked access into the lot by cars. This affected his business for about two months before he could actually get them removed. During this time, they took power from the ground, had full-on enclosures, which emboldened them to throw parties in the evening with random females coming in and out.

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It was the business that suffered. Joseph called the police, but they were not allowed to move them due to COVID. The police referred the business owner to Hollywood BID (Business Improvement District) who then referred him to Street Services. Secret Services gave the same answer, “we can’t touch them”, and kicked the responsibility football over to a Homeless Liaison, who at least gave lip service to Joseph’s request, “No problem. We will talk to them and move them.”

Joseph wanted to be open for the weekend but he couldn’t. Little did he know it would take many more weeks.  He escalated it to his city councilman, who’s field deputy tried hard and finally after 3 weeks, the tents blocking access into his lot were removed. But not by any power of the government entities that played hot potato with this case.

Funny enough, it was a private entity that ultimately solved the problem.  One of the people in the neighborhood was annoyed with the homeless encampment and figured out that the only way to move them was to pay for a tree service to cut the trees. This private citizen paid for the service with his own money.

If the private residents are annoyed, you can imagine the Dream Hotel, Thompson Hotel, Mama Shelter and other brand new multi million dollar investments cannot hide the optics of Skid Row right in front of their luxury properties.

To this day, encampments are still everywhere and growing by the number. This has affected Joseph’s business as customers are reticent to park in his lot because, while he can keep the lot safe and hygienic, the optics of the outside quickly turn off potential customers. Just a few days ago, a person got stabbed by a homeless man in Hollywood. News stories like this do not help the tourism business. Neither do feces on the sidewalk or random people panhandling, presumably for drugs by their abrasive and jarring approach and jitters in their movement.

Unchecked Homelessness

Naturally, crime has increased and now there’s a new problem of street races on Hollywood Boulevard as there is hardly any police presence anymore, especially on weekends. Meanwhile, everyone is tiptoeing the problem and no one is taking any tangible measures.

Joseph, an honest business owner tired of the inefficacy of government, says, “Bring Hollywood back. That was a dream. It’s not Hollywood anymore. It’s a walk of shame, not a walk of fame anymore. Shame on the city council. Shame on the mayor’s office. Shame on the bureaucracy. Shame on everyone who completely ignored the businesses. Every Hollywood business would attest to how much they have been ignored.”

It is clear that we need solutions and action, not an endless loop of government officials who won’t take responsibility. It’s time for a change.

Marc Ang ([email protected]) is the President of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance in Orange County, co-chair of “Recall Gascon Now”, was the Director of Outreach for the “No on 16” campaign, a community organizer in Southern California and the founder of AsianIndustryB2B who specializes in race relations and the minority conservative experience. His book “Minority Retort” will be released in late 2021

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Body Armor: A Necessary Protection

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Body armor is very important for a variety of people. From military personnel to police officers, body armor helps protect them from harm. Body armor can be made from metal and protective textiles or composites. It is used to shield the wearer’s body from bullets and shrapnel, with the intention of preventing death or serious injury. Body armor is typically bullet-resistant so it can stop or deflect a bullet’s kinetic energy, transferring that energy to other parts of the product instead of letting it penetrate through. This reduces the risk of death and eliminates most major threats to security personnel in urban areas. 

Multi-Threat Vests

A “multi-threat” vest is the best type of body armor because it can protect against all types of threats: gunfire, fragmentation, and stabbing. It is a durable garment that can stop bullets and shrapnel from penetrating through. Made from either metal or composite materials, multi-threat vests are lightweight but offer significant protection. These vests are also resistant to bullets and knives. A police officer, for example, will need this type of vest in his or her line of work. He or she is usually exposed to a number of dangers on the job. Therefore, it is important that his or her body armor can resist any kind of threat that he or she might encounter.

A multi-threat vest is the answer to these needs. This type of body armor comes in metal and textile designs. Metal vests are typically worn by military personnel and law enforcement officers, providing them with extra protection in combat situations. This kind of body armor will fare well against bullets fired from handguns, shotguns, and rifles. These vests can also protect the wearer from shrapnel. It will not be destroyed even if struck by a bullet.

On the other hand, textile vests are popular with protective agencies and police officers. These units provide lightweight protection for everyday use and in combat situations alike. However, they cannot stop bullets, as well as metal vests, do. Nevertheless, these vests are best suited for use in urban warfare, where policemen encounter a lot of dangers. They can be worn with other tactical gears to enhance protection and combat capability.

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Tactical, First-response, and Concealable Multi-threat Vests

There are different types of body armor. Tactical vests are designed for combat situations and work best when you need to be agile. First-response vests are designed for law enforcement officers who want the option to be able to respond quickly during emergencies but still stay mobile. Concealable multi-threat vests provide protection from a wider range of dangers including knives, spikes, blunt trauma attacks, or being intentionally suffocated with plastic bags, and they can easily be worn under clothing.

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Concealable, multi-threat vests give the wearer full range of motion with reduced arm swing and is best for people who often wear suits or dress shirts. The type of vest you choose will depend on your individual needs as well as how often you will be wearing body armor, which should not happen too often unless there is an event requiring that sort of protection.

A Necessary Protection

Body armor is a necessary protection because it can protect from many dangers like weapons, bullets, and bombs. It is also not too expensive and very easy to find on the product.

If you are a law enforcer, or if you live in a country that has terrorist attacks, we strongly suggest that you buy body armor. It can be a matter of life and death for you.

These vests are available on online stores like Amazon with affordable prices. The most expensive part is the order, because sometimes shipping fees can almost double the price of the vest itself. But other than that it is a cheap investment to make when considering your safety during dangerous situations.

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6 Effective Tips For Power Dressing

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Today we want to share 6 effective tips for power dressing. There is a lot of buzz about the return of power dressing in the corporate world. It is a workplace accessory that helps move your career further. The concept of power dressing has gone through many phases but now it is more trendy than ever. Power dressing can build and demonstrate confidence, it works as an empowerment tool where you dress for the life you want to live and it offers a number of options when it comes to the day to night wardrobe. Here are a few tips for power dressing at your best.

  1. Keep the occasion in mind
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There is nothing as alarming as being under-dressed in specific situations. Hence, you must dress for the occasion, especially when you are headed to an event that needs a certain dress code. It is good to stick to the regular button-up shirt and well-fitted trousers, so if you want to get more stylish, you only need to add statement jewelry pieces and a nice bag. When you have dressed aptly for the event, it will make you feel more confident and you will not be distracted by the poor choice of outfit.

  1. Be tidy and presentable

If you carry yourself with caked makeup or have greasy hair, it will make you look messy for the occasion. You must make sure to take care of your nails and keep your hair nice and clean. You can make your hair look stylish and presentable even if they are naturally textured. High-profile events need you to look your best and wearing the right outfit should go well with your hair and makeup. You must keep yourself well-groomed at all times. It is the first step towards becoming a well-balanced and capable individual.

  1. Wear the right makeup
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When it comes to makeup, you need to use it to cover the imperfections and highlight the positives. However, a lot of people make the mistake of layering it up and not using products that are right for the skin type. No matter what outfit you are wearing, makeup can make or break your look. As an employee, you can wear light makeup every day to feel confident and powerful. You can opt for a nude makeup tone for the right look. If you are attending an office party, you can wear jeans with a stylish jacket and put on bold makeup. Bold lips can elevate your look in an instant.

  1. Pick clothes that fit you well

Before spending money on expensive clothes, you need to make sure that everything fits you perfectly well. Learn about your body and identify styles that make you feel confident. You will be able to find well-tailored pieces that can bring out the best in you. It may take a while to pick out the right clothes but you must never compromise on the fitting. Use casual occasions like brunch with your friends to practice wearing clothes that suit your body type. Once you master this, you will feel confident in anything you wear.

  1. Showcase your personality

The power pieces must reflect your style. You want to look professional and even if a crop top looks great, it does not mean you wear it to an event. You can elevate the power outfits with small details like a stylish scarf or a trendy jacket.

  1. Opt for classics
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If you cannot get the feel for a dress code, it is advisable to stick to the basics. You can build your wardrobe around the basics and then dress up or down. You do not need to wear all-black to work. If you love the blue top, wear it. Leather leggings? Wear them. Always have enough work-appropriate pieces that make you feel powerful and confident. Do not forget the shoes. Pay attention to the shoes you match with the outfit. They should be comfortable and convenient whether it is a party or a meeting.

Being well dressed is easily achievable but it helps to be careful about what you are wearing to work. You must not look unprofessional. So, when you are buying new clothes, consider the style and fit. Ask yourself if you will be comfortable wearing them for a meeting with a client. Wearing clothes that make you feel strong and smart is the true power of power dressing. Wear your best outfit and show people that you are ready to take on the world.

Whether you have a wardrobe filled with formals for work or just a few pieces when the occasion demands, but, if you pair it right, you will be ready for the big day at work. Remember to go light on makeup and wear the right shoes and accessories.

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Storing a Motorhome When It’s Not in Use

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Today we want to share some great tips on storing a motorhome when it’s not in use. There are many perks to having a motorhome and sales have skyrocketed during COVID-19 with so many people opting for staycations. You get a real sense of freedom with a motorhome and it is essentially a mobile second home, but there are also ways that you can use it when you are not on holiday to really make the most out of it. Keep reading to find out the best ways to use a motorhome when you are not using it.

Rent it Out

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The best way to use a motorhome that you are currently not using it is to rent it out to holidaymakers. The staycation trend is here to stay for a while and motorhomes are in demand, so you could get a decent stream of income from renting out your holiday home when you are not using it yourself. This could make a big difference to your financial situation and see you profit from the investment. Additionally, it is good for the vehicle to be used instead of sitting idle for too long, so it will help to keep it in good condition too.

Spare Living Space

You can also use the motorhome as extra living space when you are not on holiday. You could use it as a space for your kids to enjoy (and to keep the house neater and quieter), it could be used as a spare room for when you have guests to stay, or you could even have mini camping trips in your own garden. Essentially, it is an upgrade on a spare room that can be used in all kinds of different ways.

Storage

You will also find that having your own motorhome is helpful for storage. A home can quickly become cluttered over the years, especially when you have kids, but a motorhome provides you with additional protected space where you can keep spare and seasonal items.

Insurance & Rules

Leading on from this, it is important to remember that you need to have insurance in place throughout the year to protect both the vehicle and any possessions that you have inside. There are also various rules that you need to be aware of when it comes to motorhome storage, such as not using the vehicle as a completely self-sufficient and separate home and securing planning permission if it is not stored on your drive or in your garden.

A motorhome can be a fantastic investment and not just because it can act as a second mobile home. You can also make good usage out of the vehicle when you are not using it with the above being just a few examples of ways in which you can use it and even make money from it.

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What Questions You Can Expect on a US Citizenship Test?

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Here are some questions you can expect on a U.S. Citizenship test. The US has significant appeal to would-be migrants around the globe. A home in the states could be your ticket to Hollywood stardom or, depending on your aims, might put you closer to family and friends you have in the country. Whatever you goal, you’ll have to contend with what can be a fairly protracted immigration process.

Among the more notorious and intimidating components of the immigration process, is the written citizenship test. To pass, you’ll need to demonstrate knowledge of the country you’re trying to enter in order to satisfy the authorities that you’re going to be a productive member of the society.

So, what’s included in the test?

General American History

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To understand why America is the way that it is today, you need to understand American history. This means answering basic questions like explaining why the colonists first came to America, as well as being able to recall a few important dates like that of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, and of the Constitution.

Government Jargon

At the outset, it can appear that the way that the US government is set up is hideously complicated. There are three branches of government to worry about, and a whole lot of procedure. You’ll need to know about the role of the judicial branch, the makeup of the cabinet, and the duties of the federal government versus those of the individual states.

American Geography

You should memorize the states that border Canada, and the states that border Mexico. You should know a few of the original thirteen states. You won’t be asked for all of them, but knowing the country and where everything is will be helpful.

American Rights

One of the things that distinguishes America from just about every other country is the number of rights that citizens are afforded. Most of these protections came about thanks to the Bill of Rights, which includes the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Being aware of all of these documents and their contents is absolutely critical.

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What if I need help?

If you have access to an experienced immigration lawyer, you’ll be guided through the process of immigration, and be provided with a whole range of resources on the country and how to get into it. There are also a whole range of resources available online concerning the test, and America in general. These include apps which will give you a way of delving into the topic in short spells. It’s generally better to know more than you strictly need to than to go in feeling uncertain.

To pass the test, you will need to score 60% or above, so it’s important that, in order to achieve your dreams of living in the US, you’ll need to make all the necessary legal precautions, as well as brushing up on your revision. Once you’ve jumped through those hoops, you can celebrate the official start to your new life. Good luck!

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Great Tips for Moving Overseas

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Have you ever thought about changing your entire lifestyle? Today we want to share some great tips for moving overseas. Moving to another country sounds exciting and full of new opportunities, and will definitely change your life. Although it can be quite daunting, it’s crucial to have an important checklist to make your move easier and less stressful. Learning how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you’re there for a year or more, it’s a great opportunity to reinvent yourself and start fresh.

Before hopping on a plane with your suitcase full of ambition and excitement, here are a couple of things you’ll need to consider.

Great Tips for Moving Overseas

Prepare your documents

Of course, this is the most important thing to consider before planning your move since it can take a longer time than you expect. Getting your documents in order can sometimes be complicated, so make sure to inform yourself and start the process on time. Check your passport dates, Visa requirements for the country you’re moving to, and remember to get health insurance.

For example, if you’re moving to the U.S. it’s important to know that you’ll need USCIS certified translation of important documents like birth certificates, transcripts, and others. The USCIS requirements are extremely strict, so having a professional and legal translator can help you avoid rejected visas, background checks, and slow application processes.

Research the country you’re moving to

It’s normal to do a background check on the country you plan to spend a year or more in, but remember to go through all the important details, even the minor ones. Some countries charge for importing personal belongings, vehicles, furniture, etc., regardless of whether they arrive by boat, air, truck, or on the person.

Check information about transportation since it will be a crucial point in your stay, and think about the living cost. Research about necessities and check the cost to rent an apartment since the price can vary depending on the location, size, amenities, and whether it has been recently renovated.

Figure out your work plan

Great Tips for Moving Overseas

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A lot of people when moving to a new country usually decide to look for a job once they’ve settled. Others look for job opportunities before moving, so they don’t have to stress about it. If you’re planning to get a job in your new country, find out what your chances are and what requirements you’ll need.

If you need to have a good knowledge of that country’s language, think about taking classes before moving. Some countries offer better job opportunities for foreigners who speak the country’s language or work in a domestic company, and they can offer paid accommodation. 

Networking

Meeting people who have recently moved to that country whether they’re from your country or another, is always welcomed. Also, making virtual friends with people from your desired country can be quite beneficial in finding all the nooks and crannies to help you feel less stressed. There are plenty of online communities where foreigners living abroad gather together and share information.

These communities serve as a valuable space where a person can ask questions and get helpful feedback and even brutally honest responses about the realities. You can make some good friends that will help you once you land in the country. But remember, anything government-related should be checked with the government or a qualified professional. And don’t take all information for granted since everyone has a different perspective on things.

Great Tips for Moving Overseas

Understanding the culture

Be ready to experience culture shock, and remember to see differences as just differences. Don’t accept cultural stereotypes as facts, and have a more open mind. The fact is you will always stand out as a foreigner, you just have to embrace it, and you’ll always meet people who are uncomfortable with anything unfamiliar. Just remember to restore your emotional and mental health from time to time.

Also, try to eat locally and figure out what you like and dislike. You will always find places that serve food you’re comfortable with, and you don’t necessarily have to adjust to local cuisine. When you’re going out, try to drink what the locals drink and discover new things. This is another great way to learn useful vocabulary.

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Final thoughts

Moving overseas is not for everyone, but it’s good to do it anyway. It might be the best or worst experience in your life, nevertheless, it will be a useful experience. Be open to new opportunities that lead to social interactions, and don’t isolate yourself. This will greatly help you change your way of thinking and your lifestyle. It’s a great chance to start a new life that’s authentically yours in a country that’s not.

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The Most Creative Gift Choice For Someone Special

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If you are searching for a gift for someone you loved, then presenting the bobblehead is a good option. You can present the bobbleheads of anyone they liked most or even the bobblehead of them. It gives more surprise, and it might create their happiest moment. To get it, you can visit the Lucky Bobble site. They are producing different types of the bobblehead. You can select the bobblehead you like or can also customize it by giving the photo for which you need it.

Lucky Bobble

Lucky Bobble is the gift provider providing 100% custom Bobbleheads to celebrate your special events or days with special gifts.

A bobblehead is also known as a nodder or wobbler, is a type of small collectible doll. Its head is oversized than the body. The head is connected to the body by a spring or hook so that it can wobble the head around. It is the finest gift for the child. It can be given as a gift for all events related to that.

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How can you get a bobblehead from Lucky Bobble?

They are providing a 100% customized bobblehead with the stock body from their list. If you are not satisfied with the stock and wish to create a bobble with your picture or someone who you liked you can send them a full picture with the pose you want. They can design the bobble as you wish from head to toe and even the pose, shape, and smile can be recreated in their design.

Firstly you need to send the full-body picture with the head and the body. You should mention your requirements clearly like your pose, clothes and everything you wished. The artist will create the bobblehead based on your requirement you send with a photo in an email.

Once the design is completed, they will ask for your approval. You can give them modifications if you are not satisfied with the design. Once you are satisfied and approved, they complete the design and deliver it to you.

If you are going with a stock body or standard body, you can choose any doll with an existing stock body. You need to provide your head photo to design a doll with your head. Any changes like color or other requirements are accepted and design with your approval. After the completion of the doll, it will be delivered to you.

Suitable for any occasions

customized bobbleheadsDifferent styles of the bobblehead can be created with Lucky Bobble and these are super fun as a gift choice for someone special. Some of the bobbleheads available in Lucky Bobble are male, female, wedding, Sports & Hobbies, family, couples, kids, works, graduation, doctor, Police Officer, and leisure & casual.

These different styles can be presented to different persons or different events. For example, if you can select a male bobblehead to present for your best male friends. You can create your wedding moment doll; you can create with your family member’s heads to present to the member of your family living far away.

You can also go for a bobblehead to represent the different styles of work moments to give you a friend. Some of the work moment dolls are doctors, police officers, nurses, and more.

The casual and leisure bobblehead can be presented to best friends.

In addition to these the dolls representing or remembering special days are also like Christmas, Birthday, Valentine’s day, Father’s day, and Mother’s Day.

Why Lucky Bobblehead?

Bobblehead of Lucky Bobble is made of polymer clay and 100% handcrafted. It is providing high-quality dolls. The materials used are non-toxic, highly durable, and high-end certified. Dolls are crafted by experienced master artists.

Bobbleheads are available in standard quality with a customer affordable price. You are provided with unlimited free proofs until it is approved.

There is no extra charge for color selection, tattoos, helmets, caps, hats, sunglasses, and other add-ons.

The money-back guarantee is there if you are cancelling the order within 24 hours. The 15% sign-up offer is there for first orders, new arrivals, and other promotions.

The gifts for every moment or event can be presented with dolls that remember the moments. It is not hard to just send your photo and other requirements in an email to Lucky Bobble. You will get a customized doll to your home.

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Top 15 Healthiest Sports

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Today we want to talk about the top 15 healthiest sports. Keeping fit is challenging, and not everyone wants to go to the gym. Thankfully a lot of our favorite sports can also be good exercise even if you’re just playing as a complete amateur. So why not take your motivation from the sport you support, whether it be the Bundesliga, tennis, rugby, or many others? If you’re looking to play for a combination of fitness and enjoyment, here are the top 15 healthiest sports to get you started.

  1. Running
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Head out onto the track for a spot of running, and if you can achieve speeds of around 8 miles an hour, you can enjoy burning around 1074 cal in that time. Even better, there is no actual equipment required except for a good pair of trainers to protect your feet.

  1. Soccer

Soccer, or football, as they call it in the UK, is the most-watched sport of all time. There are plenty of amateur football teams who meet and have a kick around, but you do need some other players to really get this off the ground. If you’re looking for fitness, football can burn 937 cal every hour.

  1. Taekwondo

Exercise and mental discipline combine for the practice of taekwondo. This can be practised alone, but it is better to get expert tuition where possible. You’re looking at a calorie burn of 937 cal an hour.

  1. Swimming 

Exercise in water is good for the joints as there is no pressure, but in order to achieve the 892 cal deficit, you do actually need to be swimming quite vigorously, not just floating around on your back in the shallows.

  1. Tennis
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If you love tennis, then you’ll be pleased to know that an hour in front of the net can burn 728 cal. Of course, this is based on a single game, not a doubles match; otherwise, your partner is doing half the work.

  1. Flag Football

A variation on traditional soccer, flag football can still burn an impressive 728 cal per hour. Again, there is not much in the way of equipment, but you are going to need some friends to form a team.

  1. Basketball

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a slam-dunker, or you enjoy dribbling across the court, then basketball might well be the choice for you. You can burn up to 728 cal an hour and play by yourself or with a team.

  1. Racquetball

It may not be as popular as tennis, but racquetball is the perfect game to play indoors when the weather isn’t so good. The good news is it can also burn you 637 cal an hour, making it relatively healthy.

  1. Ice Skating

If you’re old enough to remember Torvill and Dean, then ice-skating might be something you’d enjoy. But, of course, it does take skill, and you must learn to stay upright on the ice to burn the 637 cal an hour.

  1. Cross-country Skiing

Cross country skiing is a popular winter Olympic sport and something you can enjoy even as a new skier. Because it is cross country, it tends to take place on flatter rather than steeper slopes, so you get an excellent chance to learn new skills while burning 619 cal an hour.

  1. Baseball 
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Another fun way to go for that 455 cal an hour burn is to take to the baseball pitch. Of course, you’re not going to burn that many calories if you’re just standing fielding, but there is undoubtedly a good opportunity for fitness for the batter and a pitcher.

  1. Downhill Skiing

It may surprise you that downhill skiing only carries a 391 cal burn each hour, but of course, a lot of the time, you are just having to maintain your balance while gravity does the rest. However, it is a great fun way to get some exercise and play sports.

  1. Golf

Golf can burn 391 cal per hour, but here’s the catch: you must be your own caddy and carry the clubs to ensure that you really work that body. Nevertheless, it’s a popular sport and certainly one that many people enjoy.

  1. Volleyball

Volleyball is a great way to play sport and get healthy with an estimated calorie burn of 364 per hour. In addition, it is very physical, and playing on the sand means that you are engaging your core muscles to even stay upright, let alone hit the ball over the net. The only downside of volleyball is it’s not a solo activity, and you do need some teammates.

  1. Bowling

Last but not least on the list is bowling. You can actually burn 273 calories an hour on the bowling lane, and it’s a great social sport. So, grab your friends, change into your bowling shoes and head to the nearest bowling alley for some excellent sporting fun.

Wrap Up

Whichever sport tickles your fancy will keep you active and in shape. Which one is your favorite?

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Side Hustles That Make the Most Money

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Today we want to share a few side hustles that make the most money. Many people have a side hustle alongside their full-time job. Some side hustles are passion projects, while others are done to establish a second revenue stream. A second job is a great way to earn a little extra cash on the side while delving into interests separate from your primary career. Side hustles can transition into multi-million-pound businesses, or they can fund your next holiday.

Here are a few side hustles that will make you the most money.

Online tutoring

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Believe it or not, tutoring is a brilliant way to earn some extra cash on the side. You can sign up to plenty of sites online that connect tutors with students who need help with a particular subject. For example, if you have a degree in Biology – you could sign up to tutor students for their upcoming exams. You can tutor students across the country via video chat and organize your schedule and criteria. Online tutoring is a great side hustle for recent graduates who need a little extra cash when starting their careers.

Forex trading

Genius! Forex trading is a great way to make some additional money and can be a lot of fun as well. If the more traditional hobbies don’t take your fancy, try out forex trading to spice things up and learn about the market.

Dropshipping

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Dropshipping is an excellent way to make some extra cash, especially if you’re familiar with the online shopping market. Dropshipping is when a store does not keep products in stock – instead, it purchases them from third parties. The third-party ships the item to the customer, and the seller does not have to manage inventory or move stock. If you can learn to market and utilise drop shipping, you can make a lot of money from dropshipping.

Start blogging

Are you a budding writer? Try out blogging for free and make some extra money on the side. Most people blog on Instagram these days and use brand partnerships and sponsorships to make money. You can receive free PR products to try, review them and share your thoughts with your audience. Or, go the more traditional route and set up an online blog to detail your thoughts on particular topics. You can create a YouTube channel and become a video blogger – if filming and editing is more your speed.

Try out a few side hustles this summer to see which one takes your fancy!

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