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If you’re frustrated by fleeting focus, you aren’t alone. According to Social Times, 25 percent of Americans are forgetful due to short attention spans. A Harvard University study found that most of us spend 47 percent of our time not being in the moment. Over the past 10 years, the average attention span has decreased from 12 seconds to eight. The reason for this trend is information overload. Our brains are bombarded with external input. The good news is that there easy ways to harness attention. Following are simple tips for how to corral a… Read Article →

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Many workers find their wages are frozen in this volatile financial climate, but their waistlines are steadily gaining. Part of this could be the pressure to stay important to the company, but we also put pressure on ourselves to succeed. If you find you are more sedentary lately and wish you could reach a good balance between staying healthy and staying on top of your job, you aren’t alone. At stressful times, reaching for the breakroom donuts is tempting, but here are a few tips to help you avoid workplace snacking. First, according to fitness19.com,… Read Article →

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If you’re pregnant or planning to get pregnant, you can expect that your shape will be changing dramatically very soon, which can play havoc on your wardrobe. Before you spend hundreds on clothes you’ll only be able to wear for a few months, though, consider the tips and tricks below. With some planning and creativity, you’ll be able to look amazing while expecting without blowing your budget. 1. Shop Your Closet You may find that you have many forgiving items that will take you at least through the second trimester. Look for maxi dresses, gaucho… Read Article →

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According to the Washington Post, American children are nine times more likely to die from a gun accident compared to children in other countries. Gun safety is a hot topic that is debated in the media between opposing viewpoints. However, raising gun safety awareness among children is something that every parent and responsible citizen can agree upon. Here are three reasons why children should learn firearm safety. Education is Important According to the National Rifle Association (NRA), gun safety is important as teaching children about fire drills and stranger danger. The NRA is a staunch… Read Article →

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A number of different materials are used for body piercings. Some of the most popular materials used are gold, silver, bronze, niobium, titanium and steel. In one form of another, body piercing has been around for centuries. Many ancient cultures used wood stakes and drove them through certain body parts. Today, there are many tribes that use body piercings to define their group hierarchy. Although it might seem hard to believe, there is actually some health benefits associated with piercings. Most women will admit that they have an addiction to jewelry. They wear earrings, bracelets,… Read Article →

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A rap beat is a crucial part of a hip-hop song that can make or break it the record. It sets the tone for the entire song. It dramatically affects the mood; Will it be a hard-hitting club banger, or will be a dark, gritty beat that paints the tough image of the streets? The beat is so wonderfully crafted that sometimes we take it for granted. Sometimes, we assume it’s easy for anyone to start off making hip-hop instrumentals. However, it’s not at all like that. Let’s explain what sampling, sequnecers, drums and other… Read Article →

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