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Is life all that it appears to be?

Is life all it appears to be

Is life all that it appears to be? When we peel away the layers of the onion, what are we left with? Do all of our opinions and ideas just fall away and if so, what are we left with? When you think…

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Think comfort, quality and prestige when selling your house

So you’re selling your home and you want to make it stand out. You want it to be noticed more than the competition. And most importantly you want to sell it as soon a you possibly can. How do you turn this into…

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The Science Behind the Mind-Body Connection

mind body connection

Physicians and scientists all acknowledge a mind-body connection, that our thoughts and feelings affect our immune systems, our hormones, our digestive systems, and so on. Every day, there are new discoveries about the relationships between thoughts, feelings, and physical reality. Even so, many…

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What makes an effective teacher?

effective teacher

What makes an effective teacher? Can an effective teacher really be summarised through a few bullet points? A number of research reports have been published which discuss the ‘composition’ of an effective teacher. What does effective mean? Effective can quite simply be defined…

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Pickpockets in Europe: How to avoid them


Pickpockets in Europe can be a problem but if you follow this guide, you won’t get caught out. If you’re planning a trip to Europe, you’ve undoubtedly been warned about the danger of pickpockets in Europe. It is important to be vigilant because thousands…

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Making a Job Fair Work for You

job fair

A Job fair is generally targeted at the more junior end of the market, as well as targeting specific skills which companies are trying to recruit, e.g. technical skills. Job fairs are a great way to get a feel for an industry and meet…

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Develop your baby’s intelligence through games

develop baby intelligence games

Your baby is born with a brain that contains all the elements of human intelligence. What he needs is help in developing this intelligence. New born babies recognise their mother’s voice but find it hard to focus their eyes or make much sense of the world in…

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Hiking in Buckskin Gulch

buckskin gulch

Buckskin Gulch is the slot canyon every lover of slot canyons longs to conquer. It is found deep within the remote 112,500-acre Paria Canyon–Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, almost hidden from sight on the Utah side of the Utah/Arizona border. ‘Your list of slot canyons…

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