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Posted 10/3/16 at 1:14 AM | David Fournier

Living by the Word of God to Raise a Responsible Family

How can you be sure that your kids and spouse are of good character and your guidance is working?

I want to talk about how modern technology has made it difficult for spouses to remain committed and loyal. I also want to talk about what parents can do to use modern technology like a text spying software, to make sure that they raise responsible kids.

Challenges of the Modern Lifestyle

I have been a woman of faith, and I always imagined raising kids the old way. I have always made time for my family and on Saturday nights, we would sit together and share our thoughts, whether they were happy, sad, fearful, selfish, or unfair. For me, this is a way of connecting, but things have been changing too fast.

In fact, I've come to realize that as my kids grow older, they are becoming distant and detached. I cannot put together the pieces of the puzzle all the time nor force them to open up. My husband is always at work and even while at home, he never leaves his cell phone. I admit that raising a family means working too hard to ensure financial stability, but when does one make time for family? FULL POST

Posted 9/27/16 at 2:23 AM | David Fournier

How to Avoid PhD Trauma: Top 7 Tips for Writing your PhD Thesis

Following are 7 simple stress-free PhD tips… no more countless hours of unnecessary trauma and endless sleepless nights.

FIRST, decide on your PhD destination. What is your final deadline? For example, if your PhD Dissertation & Thesis Writing project has to be written within a 6 month period, simply plan to complete your thesis within a 4.5 month period. This means that you will have a 6 weeks buffer to relax and prepare for your PhD viva; this strategy will instantly reduce your stress levels during your PhD journey!

SECOND, open a separate ‘Word’ document and print 3 copies. Keep one copy by your bed, one copy in your car and another copy in your carrier bag. This is your work-in-progress log. So every time an idea comes to mind, every time you hear or see something connected with your Dissertation & Thesis Writing project, simply write it down. Once a week, combine all the notes/observations/ideas into your ‘Master’ log; ideally it should be in a separate file on your PC. Make sure to date all entries on a weekly basis. Later, you can either include these entries into your PhD Dissertation & Thesis Writing project or discard them, at which point you can strikethrough (abc) each entry. You will be amazed how many ideas or thoughts which appear from nowhere may prove later to be invaluable! Just one of these entries can transform your PhD Dissertation & Thesis Writing project into an academic work of art! After years of helping PhD students, the highly rated Proofreading & Editing UK service claims that based on PhD students’ feedback this simple second tip has proved to be a critical component to completing a PhD Dissertation & Thesis Writing project. FULL POST

Posted 9/26/16 at 7:34 AM | David Fournier

ONE OF A KIND LUXURY TRAIN RIDES IN THE WORLD

Though train is never seen as a transportation that has comfort or luxury, there are lavish train rides that would change your perspective about train travel. These are called as luxury trains that take you on an exclusive trip around a top class tourist destination area. These trains provide all amenities that are possible in a train and available in luxurious seven-star hotels. Here are the top trains that you should try at least once in your lifetime.

Pride of Africa, Namibia Safari

As the name indicates, this luxury train takes you on a safari in Namibia of South Africa. This is a desert safari trip with Atlantic Ocean finish that stretches for nine days taking you along a trip that covers 2000 miles. You can witness most beautiful places as you glide through mesmerizing scenic places in a train that has top class amenities. The train can accommodate 72 travellers. The cost of a trip ranges from $5,400 to $11,000 depending on the type of suite, season and others.

The Blue Train of South Africa

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Posted 9/23/16 at 7:32 AM | David Fournier

7 Safe Destinations in Asia for Solo Women Travelers

Adventure has no limit and when it is to do with travelling one wouldn’t mind taking a solo trip. As thrilling and as exciting, it may come with some risk if women are planning it alone. There is always a fear of how one would be welcomed and if you are coming from a different country, you definitely would look for safety. Some of the places in India are much safer for women who want to roam care freely. While providing the best views, these places also, have a safe feel.

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Most popular attraction of West Bengal, this place is the safest when comes to solo travelling women. Locals are welcoming, simple and ever willing to help making it an ideal one to plan out a trip. Darjeeling can be explored by hiring a local guide that can easily take you to places.


Udaipur, Rajasthan FULL POST

Posted 9/22/16 at 1:49 PM | David Fournier

Ways to lose - Cremation Diamonds A Unique Way Of Remembering The Dead

Death is inevitable. No one can escape from it. But, the grief associated with bereavement is perhaps something no one can share. There are several ways one attempts to immortalize the person they love. Keeping one's cremains or cremation ashes in an urn or building memorials are a few ways that people indulge in. There has been a new trend emerging in the form of cremation diamonds and bereaved families around the globe have been into making use of this option to immortalize and preserve the remains of their loved ones forever. What is this concept and how popular has it been growing?

What Are Cremation Diamonds?

Well, from time immemorial, people have been burying their loved ones when they are dead or cremating them as per their religious preferences. However, it has been observed that the practice of burial appears to be on the back burner these days and is being taken over by the practice of cremation.

Once the body of the dead is cremated or buried, there are several techniques evolved that would immortalize your loved ones even after they are gone. Converting the cremation ashes into the glass, a tree or a useful garden have been widely in use. One such new age technique is converting cremation ashes into Diamonds. FULL POST

Posted 9/9/16 at 12:49 AM | David Fournier

Eat For your Health and Reach Your Ideal Weight

The new phenomenon revolving around a healthy diet is superfoods. There is no exact definition of a superfood per say, however the general concept is a food that is rich in nutrients, and does not contain an unhealthy amount of fat or calories. Superfoods contain antioxidants, which as we know, protects us from free radicals, essentially the polluted world around us.

Some research has shown that when mice were given high doses of antioxidants, it actually inhibited the growth of cancer cells.

So now that you know without a doub superfoods are good for you, where do you turn to ensure you get them incorporated into your diet. Here is some information on some superfoods that should prove to be beneficial in overall health, and when dieting to reduce body weight.

1. Blueberries: It would almost be easier to list what blueberries do not help with regards to health, it would be a very short list. The fact is blueberries are probably the healthiest food one can consume. The antioxidant pigment derived from the plant that makes blueberries blue, fights against heart disease, cancer, age related blindness, and memory loss. They can also help to prevent urinary track infections due to the epicstechins found in blueberries, which keeps bacteria from sticking to the wall of the bladder. FULL POST

Posted 8/30/16 at 8:06 AM | David Fournier

Diet You Should Avoid If want A Comfortable Taxi Ride? Booking Early Can Be Decisive

Why go through all the fuss while waiting at the airport for your taxi. Well, whatever the reason for the waiting, ultimately you are left to compensate and deal with discomfort and long hours of waiting. If you are a business person, late taxi booking can be even more troublesome for you. So, if you want a happy yet timely taxi ride, then, bring in the practice of booking a taxi as early as possible.

There are many problems you may face due to late booking. Not only that, it can even cost you much more than that of pre-booking. It has been often noticed that customers who make a long time waiting for their taxi drivers, need to pay extra charges. Well, that’s not the thing you should be dealing with while you have lot more projects to focus on.

However, here are some of the benefits you can enjoy with early booking taxicab.

  • Stress-free

There are a wide number of taxis that can be found outside of an airport and it can be difficult for you to choose the right one. Also, if you are new to the particular city or country, it is important to have complete information about its local taxi operating companies. When you are likely to book late, you have to forcefully choose the service that you probably don’t feel good about. On the contrary, early taxi booking can save you from all other unwanted stress of selecting a good taxi airport service. FULL POST

Posted 8/19/16 at 2:49 AM | David Fournier

Understanding cocaine addiction and the benefits of inpatient treatment

Cocaine continues to be one of the most commonly used illegal drugs. It is used in all stratas of society from college campuses to suburbia. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, cocaine use has remained relatively stable since 2009. In 2014 there were an estimated 1.5 million current (past month) cocaine users aged 12 or older (0.6 percent of the population).

Adults aged 18 to 25 years have a higher rate of current cocaine use than any other age group, with 1.4 percent of young adults reporting past month cocaine use.

How cocaine works

Cocaine is a stimulant drug that may be snorted, inhaled, smoked or injected. Within the brain, cocaine inhibits the reuptake of the neurotransmitters serotonin, epinephrine and dopamine, which means that while under the influence of cocaine, there is a higher amount of these neurotransmitters in the brain at any given time. The addictive quality of the drug comes from its effect on the reward system in the brain. This corresponds directly to dopamine levels in the brain. Specifically, taking the drug causes a buildup of dopamine, creating a pleasurable feeling of euphoria and the craving to use the drug again. FULL POST

Posted 8/18/16 at 1:11 AM | David Fournier

Four Signs of Hydrocodone Addiction

Doctors prescribe hydrocodone as a pain relief medication. It is most commonly sold as Vicodin, Lorcet or Lortab. Hydrocodone is a powerful drug that alters the way the brain perceives pain, often causing a euphoric effect. This intense happy feeling is what causes many patients to overuse and abuse hydrocodone. Abusers can easily become addicted which will eventually have a negative impact on their life. The following are four signs of hydrocodone addiction and how to help yourself or a loved one overcome it.

  1. Out of control use

A sure sign that you or someone you know is addicted to hydrocodone is the inability to control how much and how often the drug is being used. Taking a larger dose than prescribed or not having the ability to stop taking the drug is an indication that the body has become dependent on hydrocodone. FULL POST

Posted 8/11/16 at 1:25 AM | David Fournier

3 Ways to Use Technology to Strengthen Your Faith

It seems like there is always someone criticizing technology for the way it can distract us from the real world. It is also frequently maligned as being a distraction from our journey to the next world. Technology does indeed have certain drawbacks, but there are also many ways to use it for good. Social media, devotional apps, and recreational outlets give users ample opportunity to connect with other believers and improve their relationships with God. Instead of condemning all technology, check out a few of the ways you can use it to strengthen your faith.

1. Get Social

The world of social media holds numerous faith-building opportunities that can do your soul a world of good. Social media is primarily suited to enhance the areas of fellowship and inspiration. The internet makes it possible to have a faith community even if you do not have a good one in your physical location. For example, you can join Facebook forums where users can discuss faith and unite in prayer, or you can follow an Instagram hashtag to see thousands of users who hold similar values as you.

Some fellowship organizations are also sources of inspiration. For example, The Way International is a worldwide ministry that offers members the opportunity to learn more about Christianity while connecting with each other. The Way International’s Twitter account posts multiple Tweets per day, which include Bible verses, inspirational quotes, and links to helpful resources. If your Twitter feed is clogged with political scandals, tragedies, and drama, you will probably feel a little more hopeful if you make a point of following some accounts dedicated to sharing Christ’s love as well. FULL POST

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