Five Words to Define Travel

 

I love traveling, and I love languages, so imagine my excitement when I came across a treasure trove of the trip words that describe how we feel before, during, and after we travel.

These five words for travel will define your feeling for traveling.

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Just like a photo can’t adequately catch what it feels like to stand on the edge of a fjord, neither can ‘wanderlust’ fully reveal how we feel when we desire our next venture. These travel words are literary treasures which have been selected from languages around the world. From Japanese to Swedish, Latin to Greek, travel brochures of the future will be peppered with travel words like of resfeber, Solivagant, and Sehnsucht.

Without further ado, here are five words for travel to add to your vocabulary.

 

  1. Resfeber (n.)

Pronounced: RACE-fay-ber

Origin: Swedish

Meaning: This travel word belongs to the restless race of the traveler’s spirit before the adventure starts when anxiety and joy are tangled together.

We’ve all felt this, the jump in your heart moment when you officially purchase your plane tickets. When the excitement and fear flood to your soul all at once, creating a healthy mixture of passions that can leave you feeling anxious or physically ill.

 

  1. Solivagant (adj.)

Pronunciation: sO-li-‘vA-gant

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Wandering alone.

Not all those who roam are lost, but all those who walk alone are solivagant. From the Latin word solivagus, meaning lonely or solitary, solivagant describes anyone who enjoys meandering around new countries, apart, to take it all in.

 

  1. Sehnsucht (n.)

Pronunciation: zeɪnˌzʊxt

Origin: German

Meaning: A nostalgic longing and desire in the soul for voyages past and eternity.

One author explained it as the “inconsolable longing in the personal heart for we know not what." Another related it to “a longing for a far-off country, but not one which we could identify."

When you’re not traveling this can be a powerful feeling, or when you think about the journey you’ve done, and you crave you could relive it all over again.

 

  1. Dérive (n)

Pronunciation: de.ʁiv

Origin: French

Meaning: An impulsive and unplanned journey where the traveler leaves their life behind, allows themselves to be guided by the landscape and architecture.

Elucidated as “drift," dérive is the notion that even if you drift, you will end up on the best path. This could explain life in general, but it also reveals small journeys. When you’re wandering through a new city, and you just happen to walk on a path that takes you to great discoveries.

 

  1. Schwellenangst (n.)

Pronunciation: ‘shwel-en-ahngst

Origin: German

Meaning: Fear of crossing a threshold to embark on something new.

From schwelle (“threshold") and angst (“anxiety"), this word explains that feeling you get before deciding to set out on a new journey. Argh! Did I make the right decision?

Up to you!

 

Which travel words do you relate to the most? What others would you add?

Let me know using the comments section below.

Thanks for the read and I believe you enjoyed this post.

 

Author’s Bio

Buddy is a travel writer and the founder/main editor of http://mysticalroads.com . His passion for travel inspires him to seek new places, new adventures and sharing his travel experience to everyone. You can visit his website and also follow him on Twitter and Facebook

 

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How To Make Money Selling Mobile Apps To Local Businesses

One challenge that every app developer often has is selling their mobile apps to local businesses. Be it a company dealing in software development or an individual developer, both have to go through a phase when they have to convince local businesses to buy their apps.

Though it can be a hard process, there are some strategies that can be implemented for growing your sales with a properly laid out marketing plan.

How to Make Money Selling Mobile Apps to Local Business

Nowadays, every new business is looking to get their apps developed for iPhones to give their customers or employees an easy way to coordinate with them.

Some may look for off-the-shelf best iPhone apps solutions, while others want to have more customized solutions to meet their specific requirement. No matter what your prospective customers need, here are some steps you need to take:

Decide On What Sets You Apart

Competition is always inevitable. Even if you’re a startup with a completely unique offering, you’ll soon find yourself surrounded by competitors. And, when you’re in the business of selling apps, you already have stiff competition to deal with.

However, you can use this as an opportunity for setting yourself apart by identifying exactly how you and your offerings are different from the rest in the market. This uniqueness will become your strength in beat the competition and convince your prospects to choose you ahead of them.

It can be the stepping stone in convince prospects to choose your app and you can base your entire strategy on your uniqueness.

Research The Prospects

Research The Prospects

It’s critical! When you first contact a prospect, it always pays you to quickly look at their business websites to grab as much information about them as possible.

This can even help you with find out specific points where your mobile app can help the prospect in driving growth to their business. As a result, you’ll be well-equipped with all the information you need. Will also be prepared for discussing how your mobile app fits in to help them achieve their goals.

Set Up A Marketing Campaign

Marketing Campaign

After researching the prospects, you should set up your full-fledge marketing campaign. In fact, it’s not just about going out there, finding out your prospects and pitching your idea to them. There may be lots of prospects who you may not even be able to find out. So, it is important that you market your offerings on every front so that people come looking for you.

Decide on the channels you want to use for marketing your products and make sure that you use positive words in your marketing message. Portray how your offering can be beneficial to the prospects and how exactly it can help them step forward towards better business process and growth.

Besides, take care of the SEO aspect of your marketing campaign as well. Get business listed in “Google My Business" and try to give as many details as you can.

Besides, get yourself listed in relevant online directories, contact the influencers in the industry and get them to somehow bring business to you. Promote your offering on social media and ask your current clients to feature your website link at their business website.

This particular approach will give a huge boost to your marketing campaign.

Never Drive Conversations While Meeting The Prospects

Meeting The Prospects

When meeting the prospects, one of most important things that you have to do is to listen to them. That will allow you to find out exactly how your mobile app can be helpful in accomplishing something that’s really important for them.

If all you do is to try and sell your thing and drive the entire conversation towards closing then you may not be able to achieve anything at all. And again, do some positive words research to make sure of how you can tackle the changing situations during conversation.

Take A Proactive Approach

Everyone of us knows that sales do not happen automatically. After pitching your idea, you really need a strong follow up and clear the prospects doubts so that you can be able to cut the deal.

Always stay motivated as it will allow you to keep pedaling regardless of what each new day brings.

Make The Transition Easy

Once you have captured attention of a prospect and they’re ready to buy your app, you really have to ensure that you make transition as seamless as possible.

If too many problems come along the way, that little amount of trust and patience that you had acquired with the pitch will be quickly destroyed. This may lead to ending the deal as prospects can quickly change their mind seeing the hindrances coming in the process.

Keeping transition unnoticeable proves to be the key as it will give local businesses a message that they’re going to make things easier for themselves in the bid to achieve desired results and see growth.

Making money selling mobile apps to local businesses may not be too easy unless you take a systematic approach to the process. Taking the most appropriate route will ensure that you’re able to achieve your own business goals seamlessly as well.

Author Bio:

James Barret is an accredited tech writer with a focus on latest in technology. He usually concentrates his efforts on product descriptions, reviews, and news from major tech brands. James is currently a contributed author at many renowned tech blogs and websites and enjoys everything he writes for them.

 

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Learn calligraphy to Enhance Creativity

Learn calligraphy to Enhance Creativity

Many of us very well know that Steve Jobs is the most successful person in life. Do you know that he is a college dropout? You might also be aware that he is the second most popular college dropout, who has succeeded in his life.

Yes, you have guessed it right, the first position is held by Bill Gates. Now, let us get back to Steve Jobs. Do you know what Steve Jobs did after he was dropped out of Reed College?

He went back to the school as the drop-in and he studied a subject. The subject he learned helped him with the development of the computer. Yes, it is nothing, but Calligraphy.

The creativity of Calligraphy:

If you wish to enhance your creativity, you should now look for a calligraphy tutor. Even, if you are an aged person, you can look for a tutor, who can get to your home to teach you.

Learning has no age restrictions and if you wish to learn calligraphy, you can look for a site that helps you get help from professional tutors. Is creativity alone the only reason to take up this course? No, there are many other benefits you can get when you take up classes in this art of writing.

It is good for your mental health:

If you wish to make your life pleasant, you should learn calligraphy. There is nothing enjoyable than practicing this written art. You can just play your favorite music when practicing this technique of writing.

Moreover, when you take calligraphy classes from a professional tutor, the learning and practicing will be even more enjoyable.

Age is not a factor:

There is no age restriction to learn new things. This holds true in the case of calligraphy as well. In general, it is stated that the learning ability deteriorates with age. But, remember that the changing of the brain, which is referred to as neuroplasticity occurs whenever you learn and memorize something new.

Anytime you learn something new, you are broadening your knowledge. It is something good for your brain. If you are a parent, you can get a home tutor to learn this art of writing along with your kid.

From this course, you will get the ability to read historical documents that were hand-written. In addition, you will get the ability to develop a script signature. Further, if you are in your college level, you can quickly take down the notes when you know this cursive writing technique.

Save huge on your wedding invitation:

Most brides think about taking up a calligraphy course only when they are on the verge of preparing their wedding invitation. They start searching for a calligraphy artist to write the names of their friends to make the invitation even more attractive.

But, rather than hiring a calligraphy artist for your wedding in the future, you can be your own calligraphy artist. This, in turn, will save a lot of money.

You can build a unique business identity for your business:

Most business owners wish to have a unique identity for their business in the form of Logo. You can add a unique design with the help of the calligraphy writing technique you learn from the best calligraphy teacher.

Calligraphy is an art to learn:

In general, learning artworks is known to play a major role in improving one’s creativity. There is no exception to this rule in the case of calligraphy. You will see that slowly, yet sturdily, contributes a great share to improve your creativity.

Look for a dependable tutoring service:

With your intention in finding a dependable home tutor to this art of learning, it is highly important that you should look for a professional tutoring service. There are platforms that bring together trained calligraphy professionals and learners. The best platforms assure guaranteed refunds and also chapter-wise learning questions to make your learning even more satisfactory.

All it takes is to find the dependable source from which you can find home tutors.

Author ~ Akshay Patni

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Positive Impact on Others

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Impact People and their lives.

Seeing someone you have helped in the past being upbeat and doing well is always a positive thing. Knowing that you could be the one to touch their lives and be that ray of light that they needed is a special feeling.

Then one day you run into them again, on a break or just in the hall at work. You see them and you start smiling and so do they. In this instance, I smiled and he smiled and said…

“You must be my angel"

Of course, I had no idea what he meant or how to respond, but he proceeds to tell me that he is suicidal again. I had a feeling that something was wrong when I saw him but just asked how he was doing.

This is a very heart breaking issue for anyone to experience, whether you are the one that is suicidal or the one they come to for help. Was glad I was at the right place at the right time for him, but still it was a sad moment.

Put on my smile and patted his shoulder to let him know that everything was going to be alright and walked with him to the clinic. Helped him check in and stayed with him to make sure he was comfortable while waiting. I told him I would stay but he smiles and assures me he will be fine.

All of this to say, you never know how much you impact someone

You never know when that one special person will be a part of your life. Just stop for a moment and think about how you react or will react in certain situations. There will always be someone who needs that extra smile, that little extra bit of encouragement in life.

Often people ignore situations or one another. Ignoring them by looking down and not smiling or listening to them. You might be able to tell there is a problem going on but do not want to get involved.

Chose to care

For example, I could have just spoken to this man, smiled and walked on. I CHOSE to take the extra step and listen. That because I picked up on the fact that something might be wrong.

When you see a co-worker or even a stranger looking sad or know they are having a bad day and you smile at them or just speak to them, they feel you caring.

Having an impact on someone means that you took the extra time to care. No matter how small you think it is, I can promise you that it is noticed.

Take the time to get involved!

Just that one smile or conversation could be a life changing moment for them, even though it seems simple to you.

For example, the next time you see a homeless person in McDonalds or a gas station, someone you see each day on your way to work, just smile at them or tell them good morning.

It is really the simple things in life that stick with someone. It really does not take much to be nice or have an impact, sometimes we just need to be reminded. I truly hope that these words make at least one person stop to think.

 

Melonie Shelton

Author’s Bio

My name is Melonie Shelton and I’m a 44 year old single mom. I have 1 daughter in college and we live in Arkansas. Work for the VA hospital and have a side business doing mostly abstract art, but some wood working as well. I never meet a stranger one of my goals has always been to help others.

 

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Power of Consistency: A key that opens all doors

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Wouldn’t it be just wonderful if you could find a single solution to everything in the world?

A dynamic solution like that would of course come with a catch.

Because the answer is “Consistency". And the catch is that, consistency always comes with “persistence" sashaying on its left arm. The two are inseparable. And tethering on a thin chord not too far behind this power couple, is the little boy wonder we all want – success.

Too much of an analogy? Nevertheless, here are some examples that will prove the formula works everywhere – be it in matters of the heart, sports, professional success, war or great life changing discoveries.

#1 Refusing to give up

Hrithik Roshan, the Bollywood actor, launched his own brand- HRX. The brand, a personification of the man himself – a man determined to push himself to his extremes. Being born into an affluent family didn’t make the journey to being one of the top actors in Bollywood easy. From overcoming speech problems as a child to proving his doctors wrong when they diagnosed him with scoliosis and predicted he could never become an actor, Hrithik Roshan has crossed every wall life put in his way, reducing it to nothing more than a speed bump.

After all, this is the man who as a child practiced for 36 hours just to be able to explain to his cook exactly what he wanted to eat. And even today, in the midst of all his success, he still practices every day.

Consistency is not perfection. It is simply refusing to give up.

#2 Fitness

If you are a fitness freak, you already know this. If you are not, then you should know, that running for 2 hours a day and then not running for the next 2 weeks will result in nothing but sore muscles. Sporadic spurts of rigorous exercise is strenuous for the body. Instead a steady but consistent increase in intensity will more likely give you better results. “Long term consistency trumps short term intensity" said Bruce lee, world renowned martial artist and action film actor. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times."

A consistent workout routine also improves your mental health as endorphins released by the body as a result of regular workouts will enhance your mood and let you experience positive feelings.

#3 Love

In any relationship, consistency is key. If you want to win over that girl, be consistent in your efforts, so that she takes you seriously. Lack of consistency could be seen as lack of interest. A man who is consistency will never have to complain about loyalty.

If you are a parent, then you know how the consistent presence and love of your parents (or lack of it) influenced you.

#4 War: Consistency and the human mind

Robert E. Cialdini, in his book ‘Influence: the psychology of persuasion’ tells that, once we have made a choice or taken a stand, we have a “nearly obsessive desire to be (and to appear) consistent with that commitment."

 

A surprising example of this was seen in the Korean wars when prisoners of war from the United States gave away military secrets, informed on fellow prisoners and even publicly denounced their country, without being beaten or threatened. The prisoners were made to state mild anti-American statements, like the “United States is not perfect."

 

The critical step was that they were made to write it down, preventing them from denying the statement on a later occasion, thereby forcing them to corroborate the same. Thus, using these mild remarks the prisoners were then pushed to expand on ways in which this statement was true.

 

Not wanting to be inconsistent they complied. To remain further consistent, they would agree to read their statements aloud in a discussion group and later maybe even record it as an anti-America radio broadcast. This then kept escalating until they completely change their self-image, not wanting to appear inconsistent.

 

#5 Business: Branding and loyalty

The ultimate objective for any company is consumer loyalty. A consistent presence in terms of visuals as well as messages, will improve the top of mind recall for the consumer.

This is because, through repeated visibility and consistent presence, the brand and it’s product moves to the permanent memory of the consumer. And like in the previous example, if the consumer admits to himself and to another at some point that he prefers one brand over another, they continue to be loyal to the brand, if only to stay true to their statement. Without brand consistency, customers will lose sight of the message you are trying to portray and vital trust in your business.

However, companies also need to be consistent with their services. No one wants to deal with a company they can’t rely on for consistency. With so many industries being saturated with competitors, inconsistency is often enough of a reason for consumers to take their business elsewhere.

If you are persistent you will get it. If you are consistent you will keep it. This is a principle that applies everywhere. Consistency shows value in whatever you’re chasing.

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hardwork gains success. Greatness will come." ~ Dwayne “the rock" Johnson

 

Author’s Bio

This article has been written by a staff writer at CEO Hangout and Trainer Hangout, units of Zaang Entertainment Pvt Ltd.

 

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