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How To Get The Maximum Joy From Studying

I recently came across the question of how to get the maximum pleasure from studying. I was somewhat surprised by this official wording, because, in my opinion, student life is a continuous pleasure and fun that has been going on for 4-5 years. Many people agree with me, but some do not.

In my article, I want to share a few tips that I consider the key to a happy student life! Maybe they will somehow brighten up your studying experience. These tips as well as essay help will help to get maximum joy from your study.

Rule one: distinguish between College and everyday life

Many students, entering the first year of the university, get hung up on studying and by the end of the first semester they turn into zombies.

Of course, we all came to study and get higher education, but you can’t center your whole life around it. Yes, this advice is what you need, but how can you really do it?

You should not load up for the weekend and, moreover, spoil your mood for the upcoming holidays, vacations and travel. I mean, at the university, you need to give your best 100%, but when you leave the steam, switch your thoughts and tune in only to the positive.

A student should live with the understanding that he has released his thoughts as much as possible for the weekend – it’s time to load them with something more pleasant than studying, knowledge, and retakes.

At the same time, it is necessary to make considerble efforts to really have time to study at the university, and not to pull excessive knowledge into the house, family.

If you learn to live like this, then you will remember not only your studies, but also the weekend spent having fun with friends, relatives, relatives and loved ones.

Such memories are worth a lot, and the student life will fly by in an instant. For someone, such a routine of life will become the most long-awaited happiness.

Rule two: do not go into extremes

There is another type of student, which I conditionally call “Party monster”. Unfortunately, there are an overwhelming majority of such people in student life, and the main credo of students is to have fun all day long.

The idea is good, however, not everyone succeeds in implementing it – the inevitable deduction for systematic absenteeism and low academic performance overtakes.

For such students, the student years are really a happy time, but studying is in the last place.

The time flies, but the upcoming exams become the main cause of increased nervousness and even stress. To avoid such emotional mood swings, it is necessary to look for balance in everything.

If you combine an exemplary study during the semester and exciting entertainment in your free time, you will get a happy life filled with unforgettable events, pleasant memories, fateful decisions and fun all year round.


Rule three: Find a soul mate

Romantic feelings inspire, give a feeling of boundless happiness, lift up to the clouds and allow you to live every day in an unforgettable way.

When love settles in the heart, it becomes much easier to study, live and create, and all the student’s hardships are perceived not so tragically.

Passionate feelings smooth out sharp corners, allow you to survive misunderstandings with teachers and parents, do not lead to depression and always provide an excellent mood.

So you should not lead a reclusive life, focusing exclusively on studying, it’s time to look around and see true love next to you.


Rule four: Travel more

Almost every university has a trade union, which can significantly brighten up the leisure time of all students. So why not take advantage of such a unique opportunity and see the world.

It can be not only traveling around the country, but also overseas adventures that students will remember only from the most positive side.

If the trade union organization does not work well, and it does not work out in any way to get the long-awaited ticket, do not get upset.

It’s time to remember what opportunities a student card opens up to a student, allowing you to significantly save your family’s budget.

So why not independently plan your vacation, while actively using a good discount in the official status of “Student”.

It is advisable to travel during the summer and winter holidays, when your head is not full of studies, and the next session is left behind.

It is useful to change the familiar environment, make a lot of new photos, gain new impressions-there will be something to tell the children about later, and the student life will fly by in such a cheerful pace in one happy moment.

Rule five: Make new friends

During the student years, many new acquaintances appear, who can later become loyal friends for the rest of their lives.

Still remember about the happy student life, which is just provided by loyal friends, time-tested comrades and interesting new acquaintances. Without them, life would seem bland and uninteresting.

It is always more fun together, so you should not leave behind a lot of proud loneliness! As a result, there is nothing to remember, and five years have been wasted, only resentments and unpleasant memories will remain!

It is not difficult to find friends, since all students of the university strive for new acquaintances. So it’s time to use the right moment, after which you can live and study with a friendly company for many years.

Rule six: communication with teachers

Strict teachers very often disrupt the fun student life, spoiling it with bad grades and harsh remarks.

In fact, not everything is so tragic, because each teacher has his own individual approach.


The author’s bio: Alicia Burmeister is an experienced psychologist, and writer. She is passionate about helping people to find their true path.

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Top 100 Positivity Blogs in the World

Positivity is something that we need all the time, we need it daily. There are many sources of positivity in the world but some of the most powerful sources are the positivity blogs that random people all around the world put a lot of work and energy into keeping the websites online.

According to Feedspot and their recent Top 70 Positivity Blogs, a lot of beautiful positivity blogs were developed by many influences all around the world. We are very proud to have found that our website Positive Words Research made it in this list and was considered as number 19. Thank you Feedspot for the recognition of 8 years of work put into Positive Words Research.

Few years ago we made our own list at Positive Words Research with websites that are bringing positive vibes to the world: Top 50 Positive Websites to Benefit Your Well-being

Inspired by the Top 70 Positivity Blogs made by Feedspot and our Top 50 Positive Websites to Benefit Your Well-being we decided to make the Top 100 Positivity Blogs in the World.

Hope you will find this list useful and receive the power that you are looking for. We all need the power to put into our projects and positivity blogs are one of the best sources of positive power there is.

If you think your blog should be on this list let us know in the comments below and we will be happy to analyze your website and add it to this list accordingly. Thank you for your valuable contribution.

Top 100 Positivity Blogs in the World

  1. Positively Positive – positivelypositive.com
  2. Positive Psychology – positivepsychology.com
  3. Positive News – positive.news
  4. 100 Happy Days – 100happydays.com
  5. Abraham-Hicks – www.abraham-hicks.com
  6. Positive Outlooks – mypositiveoutlooks.com
  7. John Maxwell – johnmaxwellteam.com
  8. Positive Words Research – positivewordsresearch.com
  9. MindValley – mindvalley.com
  10. Positivity Blog – positivityblog.com
  11. An Inch of Gray – aninchofgray.blogspot.ro
  12. Cowbird – cowbird.com
  13. Cool Hunting – coolhunting.com
  14. Cute Overload – cuteoverload.com
  15. Daily Good – dailygood.org
  16. Gratitude Log – gratitudelog.com
  17. Positive Psychology News – positivepsychologynews.com
  18. GOOD – community.good.is
  19. Good life ZEN – goodlifezen.com
  20. Greater Good Magazine – greatergood.berkeley.edu
  21. Greatist – greatist.com
  22. Happify – happify.com
  23. Karma Tube – karmatube.org
  24. The Positive Mom – thepositivemom.com
  25. Kickstarter – kickstarter.com
  26. Love Fairy – lovefairy.com
  27. Life Vest Inside – lifevestinside.com
  28. Live Life Happy – livelifehappy.com
  29. LongForm – longform.org
  30. Powerful Positive Thinking – powerfulpositivethinking.org
  31. Marc and Angel Hack Life – marcandangel.com
  32. Milkshake – getmilkshake.com
  33. Notsalmon – notsalmon.com
  34. That Grateful Soul – thatgratefulsoul.com
  35. Success Consciousness – successconsciousness.com
  36. Oprah’s Life Lift Blog – oprah.com
  37. Brainy Quote – brainyquote.com
  38. Positivity Post – positivitypost.com
  39. The Chief Happiness Officer Blog – positivesharing.com
  40. Mind Elevation For All – mindelevationforall.org
  41. Open Culture – openculture.com
  42. Positivity Guides – positivityguides.net
  43. Purpose Fairy – purposefairy.com
  44. Project Happiness – projecthappiness.org
  45. We Heat It – weheartit.com
  46. Power of Positivity – powerofpositivity.com
  47. Positive Outlooks Blog – positiveoutlooksblog.com
  48. Secret Society of Happy People – sohp.com
  49. Gratitude Habitat – gratitudehabitat.com
  50. Little Blog Of Positivity – littleblogofpositivity.com
  51. Story Corps – storycorps.org
  52. One Exceptional Life – oneexceptionallife.com
  53. The Positive Blog – thepositiveblog.com
  54. The Daily Love – thedailylove.com
  55. 24 Hours of Happy – 24hoursofhappy.com
  56. The Good Men Project – goodmenproject.com
  57. The Nicest Place on the Internet – thenicestplaceontheinter.net
  58. The Art Of Simple – theartofsimple.net
  59. Things to be Happy About – thingstobehappyabout.com
  60. Gretchen Rubin – gretchenrubin.com
  61. Dr. Happy – drhappy.com.au
  62. Power of Positive Thinking Lifestyle – powerofpositivethinkinglifestyle.com
  63. Unclutterer – unclutterer.com
  64. Positive Prescription – positiveprescription.com
  65. We Are Lucky – we-are-lucky.com
  66. Work Awesome – workawesome.com
  67. Joseph Binning – josephbinning.com
  68. CALM – calm.com
  69. Wind and Raven – windandraven.com
  70. We stop Hate – WeStopHate.org
  71. 1000 Awesome Things – 1000awesomethings.com
  72. Positivity Effect – positivityeffect.com
  73. Hooplaha – hooplaha.com
  74. The 365 Family – the365family.com
  75. Website of Tim Lomas, PhD – drtimlomas.com
  76. Brian Tracy – Positive Thinking – briantracy.com
  77. Dr. Sue – drsue.com
  78. Positively Peaceful Inspirations – positivelypeacefulinspirations.com
  79. Positively Present – positivelypresent.com
  80. The blog of Victoria J. Brown – victoria-brown.com
  81. Movement for Modern Life – resources about yoga – movementformodernlife.com
  82. Get the Gloss – Expert health and beauty – getthegloss.com
  83. Goop – very interesting, useful, and positive articles – goop.com
  84. Psychology Today – psychologytoday.com
  85. Very Well Mind – verywellmind.com
  86. World Happiness Foundation – worldhappiness.foundation
  87. Pursuit of Happiness – pursuit-of-happiness.org
  88. KeepInspiring.Me – keepinspiring.me
  89. Becoming Minimalist – becomingminimalist.com
  90. Thoughts About God – thoughts-about-god.com
  91. Peace Learning Center – peacelearningcenter.org
  92. Isha Foundation – Sadhguru – ishafoundation.org
  93. InnerPeaceFellowship.org – innerpeacefellowship.org
  94. Action For Happiness – actionforhappiness.org
  95. Tracking Happiness – trackinghappiness.com
  96. Happiness Alliance – happycounts.org
  97. Declutter the Mind – declutterthemind.com
  98. Rupert Spira – Non-duality – non-duality.rupertspira.com
  99. Emotion Words – emotionwords.com
  100. Blessima – blessima.com

This top of 100 positivity blogs in the words was done based on our own research. The main criteria for classification were our own evaluation of the power of positivity each blog is vibing into the world. We did not take into consideration criteria such as Alexa ranking, Social media followers, monthly traffic, etc. Therefore the above top of positivity blogs is subjective.

The above top can be modified at any time based on our new research or comments of people all around the world sending us more positivity blogs that we might have missed.

Send us a new positivity blog that you think we might have missed and we will analyse and include it in this list.

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Love is an Action Movement Project

The project Love is an Action Movement joins together people inspired by Love.

In the last year, I’ve watched as negative news, actions and images have overtaken our social media platforms and our news outlets.  I watched devastated as families were torn apart, friendships severed, fear, hopelessness, and discouragement among other things further engulfed our world.  I felt strongly that something had to be done,  but what could I do? I am only one person.

It seems as if we as a people have forgotten who LOVE is and how to express it properly.

Love is Action Movement

The “Love is an Action Movement” is to remind the world about what Love means according to 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 and how love is expressed according to 1 John 3:18.

What do I want from you? 

A few moments of your time…. and a request that you would use the hashtag #LIAAmovement; #/@sweetstartministriesinc along with your own hashtags when posting positive images, quotes,  kind acts, and videos. Together we can begin to shift what we see in our social platforms from negative to positive. 

Love can not be censored nor banned. It is a universal language. 

Social media as you know is a tool. Like all things it can be used negatively or positively. This is where I’m starting,  shifting the focus and pushing back the darkness.

Love is an Action Movement

By the way,  this isn’t to cover or ignore issues that need to be addressed. It’s simply to be the light we were called to be,  to shine the light and love of Jesus in a world that’s getting darker by the second.

Our Love Rocks are being placed in parks,  walking trails, and anywhere that’s populated with people.  The idea is to get these rocks moving from city to city,  state to state, and country to country. This is a way to spread the message that Love is an Action.  Check out our website Sweet Start Ministries. Every day is a brand new start so begin again with an open heart!

Will you join me? 

In Ecclesiastes 4:9,10 the bible states, “Two are better than one because they can help each other succeed. If one falls down, his companion can lift him up but woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up”.

Love is an action, not just a word. So many times we say we love others but our actions say something different. When we say we love others what does it mean?​

The Bible defines love as this…

1 Corinthians 13:4 – LOVE is patient, LOVE is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, hopes, and preserves. Love never fails.​

In 1 John 3:11 we are commanded to love one another. Love is active, demonstrative and responsive.​

The lack of love in this world is causing darkness and cold-heartedness to spread far and wide. We need to be the light of the world by showing godly love as 1Corinthians 13: 4-8 defines it. The bible says GOD IS LOVE.

3 things to join this movement: ​

1. Use #LIAAMovement and #sweetstartministries on all your positive images, videos, and post.​

2. Participate in Love Rocks! ​

3. Spread the Word!

Encouragement, affirmation and love is something we need to thrive in this life. The goal of the project Love is an Action Movement is to offer these three elements to everyone within our reach. Love is a universal language and we intend to show it in word and in action consistently.

Love is an Action Movement

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4 Effective Ways To Be Forever Positive and Happy

First things first – Ask yourself, what kind of person you are? Do you see the glass as half-empty or half-full? Several studies have put forth that both of these personalities can have a significant impact on your mental and physical health, but there is nothing better than being a positive thinker, if truth be told. There are effective ways to be forever positive and happy.

A study that spanned over the periods from 2004 to 2012 covered 70,000 women. It found that optimistic women had a relatively lower risk of dying from severe diseases, such as stroke, heart disease, infection, colorectal cancers, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, and respiratory diseases. 

Additionally, positive thinking has several other health benefits. These include:

  1. Faster recovery from injury or illness
  2. Fewer colds
  3. Better quality of life
  4. Better psychological health
  5. Better physical health
  6. Higher energy levels
  7. Lower depression rates
  8. Longer life span
  9. Better coping mechanism
  10. Improved stress management

Please understand that positive thinking is not magic. It may not make all your problems disappear at once. However, what it can do is it will make your problems seem more manageable. Consequently, you will be able to manage your problems more productively and positively. 

The fact of the matter is you cannot control what you experience or feel. But one thing that you can control is your reaction to things. Thus, it is on you to always look at the bright side in everything and react positively. 

For instance, you may be waiting for your friend to arrive, but he gets late. So, instead of getting angry at him, why not just use it as an exercise to work on your patience level? 

Now, we will list out some of the things that you can do to think positively and be happy all the time. Let us get started and address them one by one. 

How to be forever positive and happy?

1. Exercise more 

There have been an array of studies on this factor, but exercise does help hold a positive outlook in life. It releases the feel-good endorphins. So, be it a short walk to the supermarket or an hour at the gym, you are bound to feel better after a workout routine. 

Steve, an online reviewer, who recently reviewed the best razor for first time shavers,comments, ‘I believe in working out six days a week, and I know for sure, I am a lot more calmer on those six days than I am on Sundays.’ 

Now, you may ask, is there a scientific basis to it? Well, yes, there is. 

The University of Toronto undertook about twenty-five research studies to establish a conclusion on this. As part of these studies, the final conclusion drawn was physical activity does help keep depression at bay. 

One of the best research studies includes three groups of depressed people. All three of them were put on a fixed regime for examination – One of them was on an anti-depressant regime, the next one on exercise, and the last one on the combination of two. 

There is no surprise to the fact that in all the end all three of them were happier. But the question is – Did their happiness last? 

They were all re-examined after six months, and the results were not surprising for us. Of these, only the ones treated solely by exercise had the lowest relapse rate of only nine percent. The other two relapsed, and how. In their cases, the results were alarmingly high, that is, from thirty-one to thirty-eight percent. Hence about one-third of the people were depressed all over again.  

2. Focus on the good things

Always bear in mind – Obstacles and challenges situations are a way of life. Zac, a reviewer who reviewed the best one piece toilets,states that ‘For me, positive thinking involves switching focuses. Whenever I am faced with a let-down, I shift my focus to the good happening in my life. This makes me feel lighter and more positive.’  

Yes, regardless of how giant the obstacles are and how trivial the good things maybe, when you focus on the good, it is not hard for you to find the silver lining. 

For instance, if you had been looking forward to meeting someone, and they cancel on you, what would you do? Well, if you were a truly positive person, you won’t be disheartened.

Instead, you will use this extra time to watch your favourite movie or maybe catch up on some work that you have been delaying for a long. 

3. Build a positive environment

To keep away from negative thoughts, you need to be in a positive environment. Thus, it is best recommended to have only positive people around you. 

The perfect tip to be happy and positive was shared with us by Celina, an EmbraceGardening representative. She says, ‘For you to always be positive, you must only be around people who support you and uplift you, instead of dragging you down. You can spend your time reading positive books, listening to pleasant music, and watching light-hearted films. 

4. Treasure the experience over the possessions

Following a study conducted by Cornell University psychologist Thomas Gilovich, he states that – It is always healthy for your brain to remember a pleasant experience or a memorable thought over material things. 

A lot of people have a habit of comparing possessions. When they get something new, they are happy for a day, but they again fantasize about better things. This will not only ruin the initial pleasure but also proves to be demoralizing. To conclude this, Steffy, an educator who offers CDR review services, states that, ‘People should treasure experienced because when you do that, your happiness does not rely on the initial pleasure, but instead on the prolonged happiness. 

Bottom Line on how to be forever positive and happy

So, these are some necessary changes that you can make in your life to be forever positive and happy. Additionally, you must trash all your negative thoughts, practice gratitude, and maintain a gratitude journal to see the brighter things in life.

Making these smaller changes can ultimately have a bigger impact on your life. Stay forever positive and happy! It is the ultimate road towards authentic happiness.

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Online Therapy: Is Calmerry the Best Choice for You?

Are you looking for a reliable online therapy service? Are you wondering if Calmerry is good for you? The detailed review below can help you decide.

A Comprehensive Review of Calmerry Therapy Service

People face many challenging events in life. And many issues can negatively affect your mental health. Therapy is the right way to get help and support when you need them the most.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, people are supposed to keep a social and physical distance. And it has led to an increase in the popularity of online therapy. Moreover, this mode of counseling is convenient as clients do not need to leave their homes.

Many companies claim they offer the best therapy services. However, not all of them can be the place for you to get the desired help.

Are you wondering if the Calmerry platform is the right choice for you? Know here what the company offers to clients.

What Are the Therapy Services at Calmerry?

Even if you are mentally strong, you may face many issues at times. In such a case, you should seek assistance from an experienced therapist. Qualified psychologists can give you practical strategies on how to cope with your emotions, improve your well-being, and live a meaningful life.

As you search for an affordable online therapy Platform, you should ensure it offers the services you need. You do not want to keep moving from one platform to another without getting the solutions you need.

Fortunately, Calmerry offers a wide variety of mental health therapy services. Examples of them you find here include:

  • Dealing with self-esteem issues
  • Emotional abuse therapy
  • Depression & stress therapy
  • Relationship problems therapy
  • Sleep and eating disorders counseling
  • Family challenges therapy

How Calmerry Therapy Works for Clients

The question most clients ask is, “What is the cheapest online therapy?” Although it is important to consider the cost, that should not be the only factor to guide you.

It is important to look at the convenience you experience. For sure, you want the therapy sessions to be effective and smooth.

At Calmerry, you begin the sign-up process by filling a questionnaire. In this survey, you should indicate the mental issues you need assistance with. The answers you give are used to match you with the right therapist for you. Therefore, honesty is critical.

The agents review your responses, and after that, you are matched with a therapist who suits your mental health needs. Sometimes, it can take longer to connect you with a counselor, but the result is precise. If you feel you need another therapist, you are free to switch.

Who Are the Mental Health Professionals Here?

In addition to looking at pocket-friendly prices for online therapy, you should not overlook the experience of the professionals. Choose the one who has the right therapy approach for you.

Calmerry therapy online platform is a service that cares about your well-being. They recruit fully-licensed therapists with experience in different areas of mental health. The service takes the process of hiring counselors seriously.

What are the qualities you should expect from therapists at Calmerry? First, they have relevant academic qualifications. They are licensed and experienced. They understand the trends in the industry and offer the best strategies for a more balanced life by giving clients the tools to grow within life’s challenges.

What Are the Online Therapy Prices Here?

Are you searching for the best affordable online counseling?

That is an important consideration for any client. Calmerry is a subscription service, and you should pay if you want to get access to the platform for a given period.

The website offers therapy at the financial convenience of the clients. You can make your payment through PayPal or by any credit card.

You can access an your counselor for as low as $45 every week. If you need live video sessions, you have to pay a higher price. With a monthly payment of $360, you have 4 video sessions in addition to unlimited messaging. Generally, Calmerry offers more affordable therapy services when compared to other platforms.

The service does not allow payment through insurance and doesn’t have free trials. But it still offers what you can consider low-cost counseling to clients. You can cancel your therapy subscription at any time.

Is Calmerry Effective?

Every case is unique. And the counselors choose treatment strategies and therapy methods that are evidence-based and suit you. However, the outcome is not dependent on the professional alone. You should also put in an effort if you want the best results. For instance, you should give the full information about your emotional state, thoughts symptoms to the therapist.

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Acknowledging that you need assistance with your mental health issue is already a step in the right direction. The service has professionals who know what to do when it comes to any mental health problem. They offer the best strategies to clients. And it’s also your role to use what you learn.

Reliability of the Customer Support Team

At times, you may have questions about the services offered on the therapy platform. For example, you may be facing challenges with the subscription. You need someone who responds fast to your needs.

At Calmerry, customer issues are prioritized. If you have any inquiries, customer support responds fast. The team is available 24/7 to attend to your online therapy issues. Therefore, you can seek answers to your concerns at any time.

Whether you have questions on how to hire a low-cost therapist or you have questions about payment options, you can always ask. The team will give you a prompt answer to your issues and offer the most appropriate solution depending on your situation.

The Convenience of the User Interface

When you are seeking therapy, convenience is important. The platform should be easy for you to use.

Fortunately, Calmerry has a platform that is easy for clients to access and use. What are the specific features that make this website one of the best you can come across?

The features include:

  • The website design is intuitive, plesant, and user-friendly
  • You can easily navigate it and access the information you need
  • The attractive website colors make it appealing
  • Texts are reader-friendly
  • All necessary information is easy to get

The website has a responsive design. Therefore, you can access it from any device at any time.

Besides, Calmerry has its own app available on Android and iOS. Clients find it a very convenient environment for holding therapy sessions.

Facing Mental Health Problems? You Can Trust Calmerry

Our conclusion is simple: if you are looking for effective, secure, low-cost therapy, you can rely on Calmerry. The company has mental health professionals who can help you with your issues.

Try the platform today — start living a happy life!

About the Author

Kate has a B.S. in Psychology and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and has been working in healthcare since 2017. She mainly treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, grief, identity, relationship, and adjustment issues. Her clinical experience is focused on individual and group counseling.

Follow Kate here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-skurat-5348381b9/

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4 Checklist When Designing Your Garden at Home

When you hear the word “garden”, the first picture that will come into mind is a collection of plants and flowers — a place where you can grow and culture different kinds of plants. However, when you think of a home garden, it’s more than that. It’s a place where you can express your creativity by turning your plant pots into a gallery display. It’s also an outdoor space where you can spend time with your family or have a place to relax at the end of a busy day.

If you have extra outdoor space, it truly is tempting to turn it into a garden. Especially now that we often stay indoors, it’s good to have a new hobby to keep us from going outside. Additionally, adding a few greens at home can be beneficial to yours and your family’s health. The oxygen it produces can clean the air you breathe. In this article, we will discuss the different things that you need to consider when designing your own garden.

Factors to Consider when Designing your Garden

There surely are a lot of garden ideas online. You can search for the different types of plants, pots, and decorations that you can use. However, before you go crazy putting them all in your cart, it’s best to consider some of these aspects to make sure you are not overdoing it. Let’s take a look at each of them.

1. Set a budget

Just like any home improvement or renovation, it’s necessary to set a specific budget for your garden. From the types of plants that you will keep to the types of equipment and interior decorations, you have to make sure that it’s something that you can afford. Be wise when it comes to comparing different prices and products.

When listing your budget, do not forget to add the maintenance cost. Plants are, after all, living things. Hence, they need constant care and maintenance. When picking a plant, make sure that your budget can also cover what’s needed to keep your plants alive.

2. Know about the different types of soil

Gardening is a combination of art and science. While falling in love with the aesthetic appeal of each plant, also consider the types of soil that you will use in the garden. Make sure that it will be compatible with the type of plants that you will keep. It’s important to know if your garden soil is clay or loam.

Before you put up your garden, you should also test your soil. You can get in touch with experts on planting to give you a hand on this. In that way, you can know how to take care of it, which plants can you keep, or if it needs improvement.

3. Consider different types of plants

Once you already know your budget and the type of soil in your garden, it’s time to select your plants. Again, aside from its beauty, make sure you know something about these plants such as their life span, sunlight needs, etc. Through this, you can plan ahead as to how you could grow and foster it.

The size of the plant is also an important factor. Yes, most of them start small, but some of them can actually grow taller than you. By doing enough research, you can estimate if you have enough room in your garden when a plant is full-grown. Remember, there’s a thin line that separates a garden and a forest, and that is plant density versus your available space.

4. Learn about your location’s rules and regulations

Even if the garden is within your property, it’s best to know if your state or municipality has rules about putting up fences or installing water pipes. You can start consulting the authorities about it even before you purchase anything for your garden. Through this as well, you will know what you can do and what you can’t.  In that way, your efforts will not go to waste.

Furthermore, you can ask or get inputs from your neighbors, especially if there will be any potential intrusion in their property. You wouldn’t want to have any negative encounters with them in the future. After all, plants should give people a piece of relaxation.

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Above all these, it’s also necessary to consider the needs of your family. Make sure that the plants that you will decide to keep will have a positive impact on them as well.

Have you completed the checklist? It’s time to start your gardening plans today. We hope this article helps you in designing your garden at home. It’s a great way to be productive while also starting a new hobby. Visit storables.com to get some new garden ideas to inspire you.

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Will Luxury Cars Make You Happy?

We all have noticed that billionaire people posting and promoting top-end automobile manufacturers like Mercedes, Porches, and so on. The general people tend to share these posts following the pattern of these materials, making them happy. Now, we are disc what makes you a happy person?

So, does owning a luxury car make you happy? The big answer to the small question is- it depends from person to person. If you drive luxury cars in isolation, you don’t really know how the cheap car performs. The whole, like if you are upgrading to top-end vehicles, it absolutely makes you happy. 

Subsequently, happiness might last for a short period of time. When you get used to car comfort and luxury, you would want to rekindle the lavishness to a higher level. You will find the ultimate luxury experience while you switch back and forth between the basic and the top-end car. As you do so, you will eventually appreciate the refinement of a vehicle.

Nonetheless, the thought process of an individual differs from another. We often lie between the extremities. On the flip side, some people are keen on materialism rather than minimalism. They tend to switch between top-end Mercedes, Tesla’s new model time and again. On the other hand, people prefer driving basic cars even if they can buy luxury vehicles.

Subsequently, buying a used car might help you fulfill the dream if you are short in money. Sideways, rental luxury cars are also on the rise. It’s tough for general people to buy the top-end model of cars because they are tremendously expensive. Buying a used car is riskier than a new one. getting a Revs check report  gives you a clear understanding of engine theft, number plate theft, and stolen VIN records. Thus, get everything inspected when you keep an eye on one.

The worldly people enjoy driving on luxury vehicles, but according to them, the happiness lasts for a couple of days. At the same time, the other group let the broad scope of having the beautiful thing and the happiness last for an entire lifetime. The virtue of joy comes from within. It’s never late to decide what you will accomplish in the days forthcoming.

Some of the luxury cars you can buy right now.

Luxury Cars

A luxurious car doesn’t mean it’s good to buy. These days, the mid-range car offers the top-end technology and design that flagships provide. There can be some cost-cutting mechanism to the vehicle, but they look identical with features. With the rise in demand, the luxury car market is expected to rise by 10% in 2021. Here are lists of the end-luxury vehicle in the market.

1. Luxury SUVs

2. Luxury Sedan

  • Maserati Ghibli (2020)
  • Jaguar XF (2020)
  • Acura RLX (2020)
  • Volvo S90 (2020)

3. Luxury Convertible Roadster

  • Porsche Boxster (2020)
  • BMW-2 Series (2020)
  • Lexus LC (2021)

4. Luxury Supercars

  • McLaren 720s
  • Ford GT
  • Ferrari 812
  • Ferrari SF90
  • Lotus Evija
  • McLaren Speedtail
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Is it true that video games can make people happy?

Nowadays we spend more and more time in the digital world. In fact, our actual world is slowly turning into digital which brings a lot of positive changes to our daily life. However, there is still a stigma connected with video games. It is driven by the fear of a negative impact on the lives of both children and adults, and it does not matter if we are talking about violent scenarios or not.

Think about it: any anti-social actions of people who often play video games or even simply like them will most likely be justified by the industry.

From the other side, if we look back, our fear seems to be natural and does not look like something we have not seen before. Similar concerns were actual when rock music appeared or when the world was introduced to comic books. People are generally careful and in most cases defensive when they see some new tendency, especially among younger people.

Of course, some games, some music, and some books are not meant for all age groups, which leads us to an eternal question: Isn’t it important to have a balanced approach in every sphere?

To begin with, there are numerous proven benefits to playing video games regardless of their content. It looks like once a person focuses on a game, their stress level is dropping significantly, their mood improves and the level of confidence is growing.

The latter is connected with the fact that the joy of winning in any sphere inevitably leads to an increase in the feeling of self-worth. Young people and teenagers also enjoy the benefits of playing in a social and communicational sense. This includes both the feeling of relatedness and the need to interact with other people in some of the types.

Moreover, research shows that in a randomized sample of adults diagnosed with clinical depression those who started playing video games reported positive changes and the reduction of stress level, anger, and tension. What is more important is that those results were reflected in their heart rate variability and brain activity.

Similar research conducted with children had the same results: those kids who played on a moderate level showed better results in positive emotions, self-esteem, connections with family, and safe friendships than kids who were playing a lot or did not play at all. It looks like the wisdom of not overdoing works in every sphere regardless of age.

Also, now that we have more studies on the human brain, the scientific community started paying attention to what video games can actually do to assist people with adjusting to the fast-paced world we live in.

First of all, there is good news for action game lovers: they improve your swift reaction to unpredictable circumstances, strategic thinking, and multitasking. Besides, those who play in general are more likely to identify distractions, which helps them to return to their main tasks quicker and procrastinate less.

This leads us to the conclusion that people who do video games have better focus. Such a crazy hypothesis has been proven by the French cognitive neuroscientist Daphne Bavelier who has accidentally started researching this topic and the impact of gaming on our brain activity. In her study she had both gamers and nongamers watch sequences of letters that would rapidly appear on the screen at the same time.

The participants had to concentrate on one of the three pressing a button when numbers would come up and ignoring all the distractions. Their results and brain activity was recorded as they also had EEG headsets on. All the participants held their attention and focused on their sequences.

However, those who played video games had far better reactions and scores. Wouldn’t it be nice to do better at work and be able to focus on the meaningful thanks to the actual fun time spent with friends?

To sum up, there’s more to video games than meets the eye. Playing several sets of your favorite one alone or with your friends spending a wise amount of your time can bring a lot of positive influence. Your stress will be gone, and the muscle of focus trained. Video games ‘good for well-being’ says University of Oxford study.

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Why Dogs Make You Happy

A person generally tends to feel happier when they have something exciting to wake up to. Dogs do a great job of this with their wet nose and wagging tail ready to jump on you.

The excitement of a dog only increases when you get dressed and get hold of their leash. When you see happiness in someone else early in the morning, it generally tends to make your day beautiful as well.

It is why dogs are the perfect beings to make your life physically, mentally, and emotionally better.

Here are some ways in which dogs help you feel happy:

1. Love

Dog Love

Owning a dog is like welcoming a different kind of love into your life. Spending enough time with these fur babies by stroking or cuddling them can help increase your love hormone or Oxytocin. Oxytocin is a neurotransmitter that makes your nervous system feel calm and loved. As a result, you build increasing levels of trust towards them.

2. Healthy and Fit

Healthy and Fit with a Dog

A dog comes with a lot of physical activity, which includes running with them, taking them out for a walk, and keeping them entertained. As a result, a dog owner tends to get very active with a healthy life. While your physical health can get better, your mood gets elevated as well. Dog owners hence have lower blood pressure and have reduced risks of heart diseases.

3. Social

Dog Walk

If you are an introvert, it can get uncomfortable to deal with other people in social situations. Your dog is the best savior in such circumstances. As social animals, they greet other dogs, and you are bound to exchange greetings with the dog owner as well. However, some of us may own a reactive dog, in which case you should train him to calm down in front of other dogs. Handling a reactive dog while in others’ presence may be embarrassing if you are unable to calm them and stop their barking or lunging. In such cases, it’s always best to seek help from online dog training lessons that can help you calm your dog to become his playful, lovable self. You may check out this article to learn more dog training programs focused on reactivity.

4. Lowered Stress

Lowered Stress with Dogs

Being near a dog and stroking it tends to control a person’s stress hormone. Many types of research have shown how people with frequent exposure to dogs tend to have lower stress levels. Along with this, taking your dogs to workplaces can also help lower your stress and of those around you. It enforces positive interactions and improves your recovery to your stress.

5. Improved Mood

Improved Mood with Dogs

Being a dog owner tends to help maintain a more optimistic view of life. While dogs can help you get over the temporary mood swings, they are proven to help you lessen the long-term anxiety and depression as well. One of the biggest reasons why a person feels much more elevated is because the interaction between a dog and a human goes straight to the heart and nurtures it in a caring manner.

Dogs do an excellent job of improving the quality of our lives. Their presence can instantly make a person feel grateful and positive. Although they do not seem to understand you, their behaviors towards you from their gestures will send the message either way. Make sure you treat them to their favorite snacks and appreciate their unconditional presence in your life.

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How To Fulfill Your Dreams Using The Treasure Of Joy

We all have many dreams and it is absolutely necessary to fulfill them. But how to fulfill your dreams?We do not have certain dreams in vain. We are given these dreams. Our dreams bring benefits to all humanity and make us happy. Everyone has something to gain when we succeed in fulfilling our dreams. Moreover, once you are given a dream, it means that you can fulfill it. Even if you do not have all the resources now, they will appear in your way as you go on the path to fulfilling a great dream.

One of the secrets of fulfilling dreams is the energy of joy. Using the energy of joy properly can help you complete any plan you have. How do you use joy to accomplish your goals?

Find below some tips on how to fulfill your dreams using the treasure of joy:

1. How to fulfill your dreams choosing the right soil

What does it mean to choose the right soil and why does this influence the chances of achieving your goals? Choosing the right soil means choosing the right people to help. In order for you to receive what you want, you must first help someone else receive that something. Intention matters 80% of the whole process. So your intention must be great. But your intention must be real, or close to reality.

That’s why when you want something in life, find a person with the same need as you and try to help her fulfill your dream. Your intention should be: that if every person does as you do then all the people in the world will have that need satisfied. In this way you dream big but also real because that need really exists in the world and you make an effort to satisfy it.

2. How to fulfill your dreams using the art of celebration while doing a good deed

To fulfill your dreams helps a lot if you are aware, while doing a good deed, and you are glad that you have the opportunity to do that good deed. Many times when we do a good deed we are not aware of it. And that also has an impact on your self-esteem and confidence in your purpose on this earth. If we were more aware of the good deeds we do every day, we would have more confidence in ourselves. And we would understand that we are fulfilling our purpose on this earth every day.

When we were little we used to do many good deeds. We made countless drawings for our parents. We made them laugh countless times. As children, we brought a lot of joy to our parents and those around us. But when we grew up we no longer remember those moments when we brought joy, when we did good deeds. Many of our good deeds have gone unconscious.

If you are conscious when you do a good deed and do it with intention then you remember it. And this pattern has an impact on many areas of your life. Good deeds done with conscious intention are much stronger than those done unconsciously.

3. How to fulfill your dreams using the art of celebration after you have done a good deed

In the evening, make it a habit to enjoy the good deeds you have done throughout the day. Remember the great good deeds you did in the last week and last month. Rejoice and be grateful that you were there. You had the opportunity and the resources to be there and be able to help. That means a lot. You want to be helped with everything you need to fulfill your dreams. Moreover, expect it to be so. Be sure and trust that you will be 100% helped to complete your big project.

The joy of the evening has a great impact on your projects and on your character. If you enjoy your good deeds, you will begin to have a good opinion of yourself. Good and realistic, because you are happy for something you really did. Often the reason we think badly of ourselves is because we do not rejoice in our good deeds.

When we do not rejoice in our good deeds, the mind does not memorize them and soon forgets them. Then in a few weeks we come to feel that we are not useful, that we have no purpose in the world, that we do not contribute with anything, and we become sad, gloomy, disappointed. And if we are not careful, a start of depression sets in.

Depression is largely the inability to enjoy the good deeds that have happened in the past in your life, whether you have done them, or others have done them to you, or you have simply seen people doing good deeds, all around you.

4. How to fulfill your dreams using the celebration of the project annually

Every year you have to celebrate your project with all those who helped you with that project. Your project can be a company or a house, or another dream of yours. Celebrating with the people who helped you grow that project is essential to growing the project. The gratitude you show to the people who contributed to the project is essential to its success.

Plan ahead an activity that you think everyone would like. If there are fewer people, then you can ask everyone where they would like to celebrate. If there are many, then organize a classic outing in a restaurant where you can honor them. Or maybe you can talk to a company that offers team building services to organize something more interesting.

What is important is for people to be happy. So be sure to add small items that they could enjoy, such as instant pictures with different crowns or masks. Help create and preserve happy memories among the people involved in your project.

5. How to fulfill your dreams by implementing a culture of joy

Help the people involved in fulfilling your dream to rejoice for small successes. For this you can implement a culture of joy. It all starts from the top, from the bosses. Teach the heads of your departments to show by their own example how to rejoice for small successes. These small celebrations can be, for example, a “high five” every time a small success is achieved. This simple trick will help you see people in your company giving “high five” celebrating small triumphs. This will help motivate employees and ensure their well-being at work.

Another trick is to teach employees how to end on a positive note every email they send. That is to always put a Kind Regards or Warm Regards but also Have a lovely day or Have a beautiful morning or Have a good day, at the end of each email. And to change the closing words according to the context, not to always use Kind Regards, and to personalize them.

Don’t expect people to know such things. Take your time and teach them. If you do not organize trainings with employees, it is enough effective to send an email with these tips. Then you monitor their implementation and from time to time send another reminder.

Conclusion

Joy is a great multiplier of things that merge and go well together. And it is closely correlated with gratitude. Gratitude implies a feeling of joy. If you do not feel happy when you are grateful then you do not feel the energy of gratitude.

People who are successful in life know how to rejoice and also how to rejoice with intention. And they help others to rejoice. They bring people together and make them happy together.

Joy is healthy and helps people feel that they have contributed something useful to this world and gives them a sense of meaning. To have a meaning in life means to live with hope. The hope that your life was not in vain, that you were needed. And that makes a big difference in the success of your project.