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8 Ways To Be A Better Person

So I woke up this morning and said "It's time for more articles!" But where to begin? What ground to cover next? Then I thought of something from my past, well a lot of things really, and it made me think about myself and those around me. The same thought that always comes into my head was knocking on my door: We could all stand to be a lot better, to each other and to ourselves. So here are some ideas on how to be a better person.
1. Smile More
By now you should notice that my lists seem to combine obvious and not-so-obvious points, usually explained in different perceptions. Here's some of the former. You should smile more often. There have been numerous studies stating that simply smiling has a number of effects on us. It boosts creativity, retrains your brain to produce positive thoughts (versus our brains' inherent production of negative ones), reduces stress, and can literally make you a happier person. Not to mention smiles are contagious, so it's a win-win.
2. Check On Those Around You
I can't tell you how many times I've been going through a rough patch in my life, and have felt just a tiny bit better when someone has asked me how I'm doing. More often than not I'm too proud to legitimately open up, but just the basic fact that a fellow human being is checking up on you seems to boost one's spirits. Say you ask 5 people a day how they're doing, and say only 1 of those people genuinely opens up to you. Well that's 4 people you perked up, and 1 person you might have helped do a complete turn-around in their mood. What's it going to cost you? Only a few minutes of your time.
3. Drink More Water
You'd be surprised how many people seem to abstain from drinking water throughout their day, it's insane. Water (besides being a basic necessity for us) is something you should drink periodically through your day, doing so helps keep you at peak performance and prevents dehydration. Most people actually live their day to day lives suffering from mild dehydration, and you'd be surprised by the effects that has on your body and your mood. Your urine is not apple juice people, keep it clearer than that.* Drinking water may feel like a chore at first (it definitely does when a Drill Sergeant is breathing down your neck about it), but you'll find it becomes slowly habitual if you stick with it.
*You can also over-hydrate...don't do that.
4. Try To Make Someone's Day A Little Easier
Once a month I buy an extra pack of gum besides my personal pack, just to share it with others. When I drive by someone walking on post (ergo almost solidifying the fact that they won't go all horror movie on me) I check to see if they need a ride. I push the shopping carts back to their receptacles, I pick up trash if it's just hanging out on the ground, whenever I see a little kid and I'm in uniform I tell them that I'm on a secret mission to protect the cookies in the area (that one usually makes them laugh, they have to be like 5 though, the older ones just look at me like I'm dumb). Is this lame? Definitely. But it might mean the world to someone. That's one less cart the worker has to push back to the receptacle, one less journey on foot that guy has to make, and another smile added to that kid's count. That is reason enough to go out of one's way to help another person. To you, it might just be Tuesday, to that person it might be the day that was made for them because someone just helped them out a little when they needed it most.
5. Bury Hatchets
I am a BOSS at holding grudges. There is a dude from a Starbucks in South Korea that cut me off to grab a straw and I still burn with hatred towards him. I'm trying to be better about it though. I'm a firm believer in handling your business, if someone dare maketh an enemy out of you, thou shalt immolate thy aggressor's first born as penance (just kidding, don't do that, seriously I got an angry letter once for making a joke like that). However, once the issue is over, it's over. Whether you got the last laugh or not, it's over and there is no sense in stewing in unresolved feelings on the matter. A wise man once said "Holding a grudge is like letting someone live inside of your head rent free." I don't know about you guys, but I am way too poor to afford letting anyone stay with me for free! Ditch the grudges, you'll feel better for it.
6. Sleep (The Right Amount)
Raise your hand if you love to sleep. Now since I'm not actually able to see you guys, I'm going to assume a lot of hands went up, I mean why wouldn't they? Sleep is the bee's knees. Now you're more than likely either a pro at sleeping who majors in it (getting anywhere from 8 - 10+ hours a day), or you're a star-crossed lover of sleep forever doomed to be apart (getting like 5 hours or so). I'm the latter on weekdays and the former on weekends, but neither is inherently good for you. Studies seem to agree that we should be getting anywhere from 7-8 hours of sleep a night, simple enough. It really depends on you though. I function well off 4-5, but 8 or more leaves me sluggish and tired (which is a shame because I love sleeping), so take the time to discover what amount works best for you. Effectively understanding how much sleep your body needs helps you manage your time better, and take care of your body. You heard it here folks, go to sleep. I approve this message.
7. Communicate More
Alright, since I'm a firm believer in using personal experience in getting points across more effectively, it's time to overload you guys. My last relationship failed, and it did so because of lack of communication, it all stemmed from that. Tensions used to be high in my family due to lack of communication. Ask anyone who has ever served in the Military and they'll tell you that one of the biggest issues in service is a lack of communication. Communication is big guys, BIG. How can anyone know there's a problem if you don't speak up? How can they know you're frustrated with them if you don't speak up? How do they know you care if you don't speak up? A lot of people (especially males like myself) are raised around this rule that we shouldn't be honest with others about our emotions. That concept is complete balderdash guys (and girls, for that matter). Unfortunately we as humans have yet to develop bad ass super powers (I mean seriously, I go out of my way for radioactive waste, unsung hidden temples, magic storms, and scientific disasters; still nothing!), which means we are not mind readers. Tell us how you feel.* We'll tell you. And we'll all be better off for it.
*"Telling someone how you feel" is not the same as "Be a dick to others." Have some tact people. Speaking of...
8. Have Some Tact
I cannot BEGIN to tell you how many events occur throughout any given day that could have been redone so much better if the people involved simply had some damned tact. If you're breaking bad news, think about how you're organizing your words and think of the victim's perspective. If you're flaunting good news, take into account your audience, does said news have a potentiality to make other people envious? If it does, why bring it up? It doesn't matter whether you're confessing something terrible, cutting someone out of your life, or leaving your job, everything has the potential to be improved on if you simply think of what you're saying before you say it.
I could not agree more, especially that last one. I'm one of those people who almost always thinks before I do something, and am always thinking of was things can go. The only issue is that I am socially awkward, have social anxiety, and don't always understand how people work, but I'm working in it.
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Mình sẽ không quan tâm giá cả như thế nào mà quan trọng là nó có theo đúng kế hoạch mình đã vạch ra hay không.  Như vậy, mình cũng sẽ lường trước được các tình huống bất ngờ khiến mình phải chi tiêu vượt quá giới hạn. Thế nhưng nếu chẳng may có những khoản phát sinh khác khiến số tiền này bị dội lên, mình sẽ kiếm thêm thu nhập để bù vào. Mình nghĩ nó sẽ dễ hơn là tiết kiệm. Mình không chi tiêu quá nhiều không có nghĩa là mình sẽ khắc khổ với bản thân. Mà là để mình đặt ra được những mục tiêu dài hạn hơn. Không hẳn chỉ là 1, 2 năm mà có khi đến vài năm. Lúc này, mình sẽ có được động lực hơn trong việc giữ tiền để làm sao đạt được mục tiêu mình mong muốn. Ngoài việc không chi tiêu cho những món đồ không cần thiết, mình còn đầu tư nữa. Điều này vừa giúp mình không quá chi tiêu chắt bóp mà còn thoải mái sử dụng tiền đúng mục đích. Săn sale có thực sự giúp Lộc tiết kiệm hơn hay không? Khi theo dõi các bạn hay mua hàng giảm giá, cá nhân mình nhận thấy có 2 vấn đề sau: Thứ nhất về bản chất giá của món hàng hóa đó đúng là sẽ thấp hơn so với giá gốc, nhưng thường nó sẽ đính kèm thêm một vài sản phẩm khác. Lúc này, chi phí mình bỏ ra có khi còn cao hơn giá của món hàng đó. Vậy là bạn đang săn sale hay để món đồ đó săn ngược lại túi tiền của mình? Thứ hai, mọi người thường có tâm lý là: Nếu bây giờ mình không mua thì mình sẽ bị lỡ mất món hời đó. Vậy nên, khả năng cao là bạn sẽ mua ngay lập tức hoặc nếu không đủ tiền cũng sẽ vay mượn bạn bè để mua cho bằng được. Tác hại của việc này đó là bạn sẽ phải mất thêm một khoản tiền lãi và làm thâm hụt nguồn tiền của mình. Tuy rằng mình không có quá nhiều kinh nghiệm trong việc săn sale, nhưng mình cũng có một vài mẹo nhỏ cho các bạn đó là: Nên vạch ra một kế hoạch mua sắm cụ thể và thực hiện đúng theo kế hoạch đó. Ngoài ra, đừng để bất kỳ điều gì có thể tác động và chi phối quyết định của bạn. Tiếp theo bạn cần xem xét nguồn tiền của mình. Nếu không thể tiết kiệm hơn được nữa thì hãy tăng thu nhập để việc chi tiêu mua sắm không còn là áp lực. Võ Phúc Khuê - Social Content Intern Phúc Khuê luôn mong ước được mua sắm cho bố mẹ bằng số tiền mình kiếm được. Hiện tại mình đang sống cùng gia đình và cũng chưa có áp lực tài chính nên mình thường dành 60-70% cho việc mua sắm. Trong đó, mình dành 15-20% mua sách để vừa giải trí vừa đầu tư cho công việc, còn lại mình thường dùng để mua sắm quần áo, mỹ phẩm,... Nói vậy chứ mình cũng thường hay mua sắm vượt quá hạn mức này lắm, mới chỉ có 20 ngày mà mình đã dùng hết số tiền cho mua sắm rồi. Mình cũng chẳng nhớ hết mình đã chi xài cho những thứ gì nữa. Mình nghĩ mình là một đứa thích gì mua nấy nên cũng không quan tâm lắm đến chuyện giảm giá hay không. Do đó, trước khi xuống tiền cho một món đồ, mình thường chú trọng đến chất lượng và thương hiệu. Mình chỉ thích mua đồ ở những cửa hàng chính hãng hoặc nếu mua sắm online thì mình chỉ quan tâm đến mấy cái Mall (trung tâm mua sắm) như Shopee Mall hay Lazada Mall mà thôi. Điều này cũng giúp mình an tâm hơn về chất lượng của những món đồ. Ngoài ra, mình cũng sẽ xem là món đồ đó có phù hợp với mình không, có sử dụng được lâu bền hay không rồi mới quyết định mua. Đối với những món đồ có giá trị lớn hơn như laptop hay điện thoại mà dù muốn mình cũng không thể mua liền được, mình thường sẽ để dành tiền trong vòng 1-2 tháng. Nhưng nếu nó quá cần thiết với mình trong lúc này thì thường gia đình sẽ hỗ trợ tài chính cho mình. Vì điều này mà mình cũng nghĩ đến chuyện tiết kiệm trong thời gian gần đây. Thứ nhất là bây giờ mình cũng lớn rồi, mình không muốn phải xin tiền bố mẹ quá nhiều nữa. Thứ hai là mình cũng có những nhu cầu mua sắm riêng và cũng muốn sau này sắm sửa lại cho bố mẹ. Săn sale có thực sự giúp Khuê tiết kiệm hơn hay không? Săn sale đúng là giúp mình mua được những món đồ rẻ hơn, nhưng cũng vì tâm lý ham rẻ mà nhiều người thường mua lố những món đồ không cần thiết. Đối với một số người không rành săn sale trên các sàn thương mại điện tử sẽ gặp phải trường hợp như một số cửa hàng đôn giá lên để đến khi khuyến mãi thì hạ giá xuống. Cộng thêm việc cứ thấy Flash Sale (giảm giá mạnh) là mua liền và mua cùng lúc 2, 3 món. Vậy nên, nó cũng không giúp mình tiết kiệm lắm.  Mình cũng bị vài lần như vậy rồi cho nên rút được kha khá kinh nghiệm. Theo mình săn sale có giúp tiết kiệm được hay không sẽ còn tùy thuộc vào hành vi của người tiêu dùng. Lê Thị Như Thảo - Traffic Acquisition Leader Săn sale là sở thích của Như Thảo nhưng chỉ săn khi có nhu cầu. Mình rất thích săn sale nhưng chỉ mua khi cần thôi. Tùy từng thời điểm, mình sẽ có nhu cầu mua sắm khác nhau, thường mình sẽ dành 10% thu nhập cho việc này. Tuy nhiên, nó cũng không cố định cho lắm. Bởi có tháng mình sẽ không cần mua sắm gì nhưng cũng có tháng phát sinh thêm các sự kiện bất ngờ khác như du lịch thì mình sẽ tận dụng luôn các đợt Sale để mua đồ.  Để không chi tiêu vượt quá mức cho phép, đầu tiên mình sẽ xem xét lại nguồn tiền dành cho việc mua sắm. Nếu tiền vẫn còn thì mình sẽ tiếp tục mua sắm nhưng nếu không thì mình sẽ lùi lại đợt sau. Tiếp đến, mình sẽ đánh giá đến tính cần thiết và chất lượng của món đồ đó. Nếu phải trả một cái giá cao hơn để có được một món đồ chất lượng thì mình sẽ không ngại. Ngoài ra, mình nghĩ điều quan trọng hơn hết là nên có quỹ dự phòng, chiếm khoảng 10% thu nhập thôi cũng được để đề phòng cho những vấn đề phát sinh. Đối với những món đồ có giá trị lớn hơn, mình thường sẽ lên kế hoạch mua sắm rõ ràng. Rằng cần tiết kiệm bao nhiêu tiền trong khoảng bao lâu để mua được món đồ đó? Ví dụ, lương mình 10 triệu một tháng thì mình sẽ dành ra khoảng 1-2 triệu để dành mua món đồ đó. Săn sale có thực sự giúp Thảo tiết kiệm hơn hay không? Mình nghĩ săn sale đúng nghĩa sẽ giúp mình tiết kiệm, nhưng nếu tận dụng thời điểm này để mua sắm quá độ thì săn sale sẽ không còn ý nghĩa nữa và càng không tiết kiệm. Nguyễn Hồ Bích Luân - Account Manager Bạn có muốn biết cách lập quỹ săn sale từ Bích Luân hay không? Mình thấy mình là một người chi tiêu khá hợp lý. Khi mình muốn mua một món đồ nào đó thường mình sẽ ghi chú lại rồi đợi đến những dịp Sale lớn như Black Friday hay 12/12 sắp tới để mua sắm. Nó sẽ giúp mình tiết kiệm được một khoản kha khá. Thông thường, mình cũng lên danh sách mua sắm những món đồ cần thiết như dụng cụ thể thao, quần áo hay laptop để phục vụ cho công việc. Ngoài ra, mình sẽ dành khoảng 10% thu nhập để mua những thứ mình muốn hơn là những thứ mình cần. Tuy nhiên, đôi lúc mình cũng thường chi tiêu vượt quá khoản này. Bởi mình quan niệm một điều rằng có chi tiêu thì mới có sản xuất. Tức là khi cần chi tiêu mua sắm, nó sẽ là động lực cho mình làm việc. Tất nhiên, mình sẽ vạch rõ ra đâu là thứ mình cần và đâu là thứ mình muốn để biết cần ưu tiên mua sắm những gì. Do đó, mình cũng không quá đặt nặng vấn đề phải chi tiêu mua sắm như thế nào? Nếu có khoản dư nào đó mình sẽ sẵn sàng chi tiêu để tự thưởng cho bản thân mình. Nhưng nếu tháng đó bị hụt tiền do mua sắm quá đà, mình thường sẽ tăng ca hay kiếm thêm thu nhập từ nhiều nguồn khác để không cảm thấy áp lực. Đó là lý do hiện tại mình có được kha khá nguồn thu từ việc đầu tư qua các ứng dụng tài chính. Hiện mình đang tham khảo app TCBS, một ứng dụng đầu tư chứng khoán của ngân hàng Techcombank hay phổ biến hơn là Finhay, Momo. Còn với những ai muốn đầu tư nhưng ngại rủi ro thì có thể gửi tiết kiệm ngân hàng. Ngoài ra, khi mua sắm, mình cũng đặc biệt quan tâm đến chất lượng của món đồ, với mình khi đã mua là nên mua cho đáng. Hiện nay, chúng ta cũng thấy được các sàn thương mại điện tử đều có giá niêm yết, vì vậy mình hay lướt qua xem những nơi nào uy tín, giá cả hợp lý thì mình sẽ mua. Nhưng mình sẽ không quan tâm quá nhiều đến giá tiền của một món đồ, bởi “tiền nào của nấy”, mình chỉ xem xét ở mức tương đối thôi. Săn sale có thực sự giúp Luân tiết kiệm hơn hay không? Mình nghĩ nó có hai mặt. Giả sử, một món hàng giá có giá 100.000 đồng, nhưng khi đến đợt Sale nó giảm xuống chỉ còn 70.000 đồng, vậy là mình sẽ mua ngay vì biết mình có thể tiết kiệm được 30.000 đồng. Tuy nhiên, nếu đem 30.000 đồng ấy mua thêm những món không cần thiết khác vì nghĩ mình cũng đang lời mà, cứ việc mua thôi thì thực sự nó không giúp mình tiết kiệm đâu. Vậy nên, mình có một lời khuyên dành cho những ai đang muốn săn sale trong dịp BlackFiday sắp tới là: Hãy tìm hiểu trước giá tiền của những món đồ bạn muốn mua và chuẩn bị sẵn một quỹ săn sale dành cho mình. Đến lúc mua sắm bạn sẽ dễ dàng kiểm soát chi tiêu của mình hơn. 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Manage Your Sales Prospects And Affiliates With Lead Generation Software
Lead generation is an important part of the sales strategy of any business organization. Any sales professional will tell you that human error could result in leads being wrong handled which, more often than not, leads to loss of sales and hence profits. The use of lead generation software would go a long way to minimize such costly errors. A good lead generation program is supposed to put in automation mode the process of capturing leads, processing information on the leads, filtering leads that have sales potential, generating sales, and delivering to the customer. With the software relieving you of the above tasks, you can concentrate on acquiring potential customers for your business. One such software is Lead Generation Software you can choose from the list. It’s a web-based application that allows a high level of seller-buyer interactivity. The software allows for an automated response when a potential customer shows an interest in your product or services – an ideal way to win customer confidence. Lead Generation software does not work only with prospects; it also simplifies your tasks when it comes to working with existing customers and even affiliates. The software can easily be set up in your web hosting server and can be quickly customized to your needs. Ample help is provided at every stage. One cool feature you can activate during the setup stage is the option for the software to remind you of unsold leads. You can set the option to remind you within an hour or up to twelve hours. This is a handy tool especially if you have to handle large numbers of leads and ordinarily if you don’t use software, you may overlook leads that you have not yet sold to. A variety of email templates are provided. You can edit and tailor them to your needs to ensure a high level of professionalism when communicating with your leads. You are also allowed the facility to filter your leads of abusive words, phony contact numbers, and spam email. You also need the striking content in your entire lead generation process, the content for email pitches and others, you must have an epic sales pitch to be successful also the content must be plagiarism free, to know more about plagiarism click this link, another tool you can use for this purpose if you have someone else’s sales pitch ready, you can grab that copy and paraphrase the content, the tools make paraphrasing easy with just one click, go now to paraphrase your email content. In the system statistics mode, you get to see a visual presentation of sold leads, inactive customers, and new customers, among others, in the form of charts and graphs. You can toggle from the visual mode to the data mode which gives you a good idea of areas requiring immediate action. Need to send bulk emails to your leads, customers, or affiliates? Lead Generation Software does it for you with ease. There are plenty of one-click options available like the top ten affiliates, customers who joined after a certain date, or all customers, among others. Other features that will aid in the lead generation process are: Instant viewing and managing of individual customer account managing different campaigns used to generate sales easy reviewing of leads generated from your opt-in pages The latest version of the software includes an HTML WYSIWYG editor which can be used for quick template changes either on your part or the customers. Also included is the ability to import bulk leads from the admin panel.
5 Sure Ways To Get Young And Glowing Skin
You may have the spirit of a child, ready to take on the world. But what if your skin tone isn't a good match? Here are the top 5 treatments for looking youthful and ready to face the world... Chemical Peeling A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing technique that removes your skin's top layer. This can help reduce wrinkles, dullness, and hyperpigmentation. A chemical peel is performed by applying a liquid to the face, which is subsequently wiped away. A gentle chemical peel enhances skin texture and tone while also making fine wrinkles less visible. The results are minor at first, but as treatments are repeated, they become more noticeable. If you get a medium chemical peel, the treated skin will be noticeably smoother. Botox Botulinum toxin is most commonly utilised in Botox treatment to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other facial lines. Botox injections are painless and are administered using a tiny eyelash-like needle. The FDA has approved the procedure, and the benefits are obvious within three days. You will need to repeat the procedure every 3-5 months if you want to retain your wrinkle-free appearance. Dermal Fillers Dermal fillers are cosmetic fillers used to increase the volume and fullness of your skin. This therapy reduces the visibility of the most typical indicators of ageing, such as fine lines and wrinkles. Women frequently utilise dermal fillers to make themselves appear younger. Dermal fillers are hyaluronic gel injections that support and volumize drooping parts of the face. Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion can make your skin seem better by decreasing fine wrinkles, early UV damage, and minor, superficial acne scars. It does not work for repairing deep acne scars or wrinkles. Skin may become visibly smoother and more responsive to moisturisers after just one treatment. During the treatment, aluminium oxide crystals are gently sanded into your skin. Ultherapy Ultherapy is a nonsurgical facelift treatment. It is the only FDA-approved, non-invasive procedure for elevating the neck, chin, and brow, as well as smoothing out creases and wrinkles. Ultherapy® results are typically good for two years. Even with natural collagen renewal, the therapy causes the skin to age. The procedure focused on the brow, neck, and jawline. The vast majority of these procedures are FDA-approved and fully safe. Consult your dermatologist to find out which anti-aging therapies are right for you!
Is Science Too Hard to Understand? Try Religion
Disclaimer: If you are easily offended and in any way devoted to the Christian faith, I suggest not reading this. Atheism is the rejection of belief in the existence of deities. In other words, it is thinking for yourself. Despite popular belief, I am truly in support of religious freedom and respect all religions until they begin negatively affecting others. Based on my own personal experiences, Christians have used their self-help book to not only revoke basic human rights from citizens, but they’ve also murdered people in the name of it. Christianity instills fear into the minds of those who participate in it. Despite your creed, more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than anything else, and that is repulsive. If I were to spend one day doing absolutely anything I desired, I would put an end to Christianity. Regardless of who you speak to, Christianity is always going to trace back to one item in particular, and that is my favorite fictional book: the Bible.  It’s typically the most recommended book by Atheists because it is pure boredom laced with ridiculousness. I stand in awe of the all-time novel of false promises and exaggerated claims. Not only has this book convinced people that an invisible man is living in the sky watching all of our actions without exception, but it’s also convinced people that if they don’t follow his list of rules, they’ll be sent beneath the ground to a place of outer darkness where you’ll know nothing besides pain, suffering, burning, choking, screaming, and eternal agony…but he loves you with all his heart.  Nowhere in these commandments is there a condemnation of slavery, genocide, child molestation, or cruel treatment of homosexuals or non-human animals, but it does suggest that a wife is the property of the husband. Read the full story:
I Said No to a Religious Friend as She Lay Dying. Was I Right?
Religion is nothing but a crock used by people to fortify themselves against the frightening prospect of death, that chillingly inevitable end of life.  And when death impends, be that at war, in hospital, or on death row, people cling more desperately to that delusion.  Even nonbelievers walk on eggshells when faced with a dying person. We wonder: Is this really a good time to tread on their sensibilities and disabuse them of their crock? Not long ago I found myself in that quandary.  Someone I knew was dying, and I went to her deathbed to pay my respects. She was a woman who respected me as an elder of the Nigerian community in Cleveland.  She was also something of a protégé, having sought my advice repeatedly as she considered the proper advanced-degree path to pursue.  In my days as a scientific educator—when, also, two of my sons were in the university—I had become something of an information resource for my fellow Nigerians on matters like the choice of college to attend and the discipline of study, and especially how to tap into financial assistance programs available to good students and their parents in the U.S.  I chose to visit her when most of her friends and well-wishers would be at work. I was wary of the perplexed reactions of my fellow Nigerians when it became known that I am an atheist.  My friends told me I would come across much better as an agnostic or a pagan than an out-and-out atheist, for Nigerians are often ranked alongside Americans in sheer religiosity—of the pushy and loud sort.  It’s amazing that the very people whom religion has historically oppressed and denigrated the most (i.e. women, Blacks, colonized people) are the ones who cling to it most tenaciously!  The Nigerian media go so far as to estimate that one in three houses in the cities and townships of the Christian south of the country are used nowadays as churches, chapels, temples, tabernacles, or other places of worship.  “Nigerian atheist” is considered an oxymoron. Those who know I was raised a Catholic—and, to boot, an altar boy able to recite the entire Eucharist liturgy in Latin and English—profess themselves baffled by my apostasy.  Read the full article:
9 Effective Skincare Tips For Teenagers With Acne
A pimple develops when the pores of the skin become clogged with sebum; a type of oil that normally lubricates the skin and hair. Acne is common during puberty, when hormones kick in and the skin produces an abnormally high amount of sebum. Because the forehead, nose, and chin contain so many oil-producing glands, this area, dubbed the T-zone, is the most prone to pimples. Here are a few pointers to help you avoid and treat breakouts quickly: Wash your face twice daily with warm water and a gentle acne-specific cleanser (no more). Massage your face gently in circular motions. No scrubbing is required. Excessive washing and scrubbing can irritate the skin. After cleansing, apply a low-strength benzoyl peroxide lotion. Never squeeze your pimples. It's tempting, but here are some reasons why you should avoid it: Pimple popping can result in the push of infected material deeper into the skin, causing swelling, redness, and acne scarring. If you notice a pimple developing prior to a significant event, such as a wedding, a dermatologist can frequently treat it with minimal scarring or infection. Don't touch your face or lean your face against objects that collect sebum and skin residue, such as your phone. By touching your face, you can spread bacteria and cause inflamed and irritated pores. Wash your hands before applying anything to your face, such as your acne treatment creams or makeup, to keep bacteria at bay. Clean your pair of glasses or sunglasses to avoid clogging the pores around your eyes and nose with oil. Avoid tight fitting clothes if you have acne on your body. They obstruct the skin's ability to breathe and may irritate it. On scarves, headbands, and caps, dirt and oil can also accumulate. Remove your makeup before going to bed. When shopping for makeup, look for brands that list "non-comedogenic" or "non-acnegenic" on the label. Remove any old makeup that has a different smell or appearance than the day you purchased it. Keep your hair clean and away from your face to avoid clogging your pores with dirt and oil. Never skip sunscreen. While a tan may appear to conceal acne, this is only temporary. A tan may aggravate your acne rather than help it. Additionally, tanning wreaks havoc on the skin, causing wrinkles and increasing your risk of developing skin cancer. Consult a dermatologist if you are concerned about acne. Dermatologists offer a variety of acne treatment options for acne scar prevention and treatment. A dermatologist can assist you in determining the most effective treatment method for you and provide you with a wealth of useful advice on how to manage acne and care for your particular skin type.
Jesus: Prophet of Peace and Love or Purveyor of Fear and Hate?
Multitudes of Christian commentators over the past two millennia have proclaimed the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth to be unsurpassed tenets of spiritual wisdom and unexcelled guidelines for living a morally responsible life.  Hundreds of millions of devout believers are absolutely convinced that they will conquer death and attain everlasting life because God sacrificed his son for their sins. They are also convinced that Jesus didn’t really die. He was restored to life and subsequently ascended to heaven to spend eternity with his father, and soon Jesus will return to Earth to judge the wicked and rapture righteous believers up to heaven with him. Countless books have been written extolling the allegedly commendable features of the “Christian worldview” and the “Christ-centered life,” but, by contrast, few authors have examined the unsavory side of Jesus’ personality and his less than-meritorious behavior and opinions. For this presentation, I’ve formulated, in a balanced fashion, two sets of ten principles based on Jesus’ pronouncements. Although his directives come from the canonical gospels (the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), additional documentation is abundant elsewhere in the New Testament epistles and letters. The twenty precepts are listed along with the supporting Bible verses from which they derive. The cited verses and passages appear in this separate article. This scriptural evidence will enable readers to answer for themselves the binary question that is the title of this article. NB: This article is not made assuming Jesus literally indeed existed, but an evaluation of the character of the Abrahamic religious texts. Read the full article:
How to Choose the Right Commercial Restoration Contractor
Nothing is more important than hiring the right restoration company when your business has been damaged by a fire, flood, or another disaster. We understand that making a decision can be difficult. With so much noise and stress in the aftermath of a disaster, not to mention potential pressure from your insurance company to choose a specific option, how do you know who to trust? Here are some things to think about in order to make the best decision for your company. It's easy to get caught up in a single variable, such as cost or years of experience — but no single factor will determine whether a commercial restoration contractor is right for you. TIME TO RESPOND Almost all damage worsens with time, and in many cases, the severity increases exponentially. It is critical that you select a restoration company that can arrive quickly on site to assess your company's situation and make quick, expert recommendations to prevent things from escalating. EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS Industry certifications demonstrate that a restoration company is serious about the training and skill of their employees. They are the difference between a handy hobbyist who enjoys assisting family and friends and a skilled professional who is prepared to deal with the stress of severe damage. Years of experience are also important considerations. While some newer up-and-coming contractors are fantastic at what they do, and some established companies do not stand behind the quality of their work, it remains true that the more experience someone has, the better. COST It's tempting to choose the cheapest cost estimate. A cheap, shoddy job, on the other hand, can be even more costly in the long run. It is unethical to pressure a business owner into providing a ridiculously high estimate simply because they are in a difficult situation, and it is also unethical to underbid and provide shoddy work. Look for contractors whose rates are in line with their experience, certifications, and guarantees. TIMELINE FOR RESTORATION Depending on the type of damage your company has sustained and the type of work you do, you may require things to be restored on a very specific timeline. While no contractor can provide quality work while rushing, many will be able to accommodate your needs within a reasonable time frame. REVIEWS Every company will tell you that they are fantastic, but what do their customers think? Look at third-party reviews to get a sense of how you'll feel working with a specific restoration company. Are they qualified? Do they complete the work on time? Do they respond to concerns quickly?
Hyaluronic Acid - The Natural Skin Plumping Sugar
Despite its tough pronunciation and even more complicated spelling; hyaluronic acid is an important part of your daily skin care routine. It's widely used in serums, sheet masks, and moisturisers. This is because HA, a naturally occurring molecule in the skin, binds to water and plumps the face, giving it a dewy, glowing appearance. It's clear that word of its benefits has spread, as it's one of the most sought-after ingredients in skin-care products. Aside from increasing skin moisture levels, hyaluronic acid serves other functions. What is hyaluronic acid, exactly? Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar molecule in the skin that helps water bind to collagen, keeping it in place and giving the skin a plumper, dewier, and more hydrated appearance. Essentially, hyaluronic acid improves skin hydration, which helps to maintain the skin's youthful, full, and bouncy appearance. Collagen in our dermis determines the structure of our skin. Natural hyaluronic acid is covalently linked to water molecules on one side and collagen on the other, providing plumpness to the skin. What is hyaluronic acid's function? As we age, our collagen and hyaluronic acid levels gradually decline, causing our skin to become increasingly dry. Furthermore, winter heaters, specific skin care products, and underlying skin disorders can cause microscopic tears in the protective skin barrier, allowing water to escape. As a result, implementing a customised skin care regimen that includes moisturising products could be extremely beneficial. Hyaluronic acid, glycerin, colloidal oatmeal, urea, propylene glycol, and sorbitol are humectants, which draw water to the skin to hydrate it. These chemicals can be found in a variety of products, such as moisturisers, eye creams, and serums. The use of HA-containing products tightens the skin around the eyes, increases moisture to reduce puffiness, and softens fine wrinkles throughout the face. Hyaluronic acid is effective when applied topically due to its ease of penetration. Our skin is the largest organ in the body, soaking up up to 60% of the nutrients applied to it. Furthermore, the lightweight, fluid nature of hyaluronic acid, as well as its ability to retain moisture from the environment and deeper dermis to completely hydrate the skin, are benefits. Who should benefit from hyaluronic acid? All skin types benefit from hyaluronic acid. It is non-irritating in general and does not aggravate acne, rosacea, or allergic skin conditions. However, there is a very small chance of experiencing any negative consequences. Individuals with dry and/or older skin will benefit the most from the application of hyaluronic acid. Because our bodies produce less hyaluronic acid as we age, people in their forties and fifties will benefit the most from applying it topically. Despite the fact that the term "acid" appears in the term of hyaluronic acid, those with sensitive skin should not be worried; it is completely safe for everyone. Because hyaluronic acid is naturally produced in our bodies, there are no known side effects from using it. If you have an allergic reaction to it or a product that contains it, contact your dermatologist immediately; the reaction could be caused by another active or inactive ingredient. Injectable Hyaluronic Acid Injections of hyaluronic acid are also available. Hyaluronic acid is a gel-like substance found in dermal fillers that attracts water after injection to replenish volume and restore lost structure. This helps to smooth the appearance of lines and wrinkles while also reducing the overall sunken or drooping appearance of the face. These dermal fillers can be used to treat nasolabial folds, marionette lines, cheek augmentation, chin augmentation, undereyes, lips, and back of the hands, among other things. Because the quality of fillers varies, it's critical to consult with your dermatologist about your options to ensure you get the best one for you. A cosmetic surgeon compares different types of hyaluronic acid fillers to different types of paintbrushes. They all contain the same component, but the density, lift-ability, and durability of the molecules vary depending on their size and arrangement. Additionally, it is reversible. Because it is injected into your face, it is not permanent. Because hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are reversible, your dermatologist can dissolve the filler quickly using the enzyme hyaluronidase if you are dissatisfied with the results or if a blood artery is blocked during the injection process. The enzyme works quickly; the substance dissolves quickly and is completely destroyed within 24 to 48 hours. Individuals who are allergic to bees, on the other hand, should proceed with caution — and consult a dermatologist — before attempting hyaluronidase-based therapy because the enzyme is found in bee venom. Hyaluronic acid fillers, on the other hand, are not for everyone. Except for pregnant women, the vast majority of people can benefit from hyaluronic acid fillers. Pregnancy and fillers have not been thoroughly studied, but dermatologists generally avoid injecting pregnant women due to uncertainty. Furthermore, if you have a current skin infection, you should avoid these fillers. First, treat the infection, and then return to your appointment once your dermatologist has given you the all-clear. If you're thinking about using hyaluronic fillers, there are a few minor risks to be aware of. Bruising and swelling are the most common side effects of any injectable treatment. The good news is that these shortfalls will only last a short time. Tenderness should subside within a few days. To reduce the risk of bruising, blood-thinning medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and red wine should be avoided for about a week before treatment. Furthermore, arnica and bromelain may aid in the reduction of swelling and bruising.
3 Reasons Why Women Are Choosing Breast Augmentation With Fat Over Implants.
Autologous fat transfer, also known as fat grafting, has provided reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgeons with a slew of new options. Fat transfer for breast augmentations, rather than traditional silicone or saline implants, has become one of the hottest trends in cosmetic plastic surgery. Because of the plethora of influencers and celebrities on social media, fat transfer breast augmentation is becoming increasingly popular. Patients are increasingly choosing fat grafting over more invasive breast augmentation surgeries for very simple, practical reasons. In this post, we'll go over the top three reasons why more women than ever before are opting for fat transfer breast augmentations. WHAT IS FAT GRAFTING EXACTLY? Fat grafting is a fascinating scientific procedure. To put it simply, fat grafting is the transfer of fat cells from areas of excess flab to areas where more volume is desired. The following are some examples of common fat grafting donor sites: Thighs Buttocks Belly Flankers (fat above your midsection on your back) Fat cells are typically used to accentuate the curvature of patients' breasts and buttocks during fat grafting procedures in cosmetic surgery. There are several advantages to using autologous fat transfer instead of breast implants if you want a small to medium increase in breast size or volume. In addition, some of the more recent fat transfer breast augmentation techniques include a pre-expansion technique that allows for larger increases in breast size. Breast Augmentation With Fat Can Solve Two Problems At Once. A fat transfer breast augmentation combines two of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed each year: breast augmentation and liposuction. It's easy to see why most patients are ecstatic when we tell them we can make their breasts look better and melt away a little extra pudge in an area that makes them self-conscious. Almost everyone has stood in front of a mirror and pinched fat where they don't want it. With a fat transfer breast augmentation, your Cosmetic Surgeon can move a portion of your excess body fat to create beautiful curves in your breasts. You may be surprised at how much this can improve your self-esteem and make you feel great in (and out of) your clothes. Athletic Women Can Resume Workouts Sooner After Breast Augmentation With Fat. Breasts are mammary glands surrounded by body fat, and many athletic women choose breast augmentation to accentuate their feminine curves. This is because women who are extremely fit may lose a significant amount of body fat, which increases the volume of their breasts. Whether you're a competitive athlete or a fitness enthusiast, the recovery period that leaves you wanting to get back to exercising can be excruciating. The recovery time for fat transfer breast augmentation can be up to two-thirds faster than for traditional breast augmentation with implants. You Can Resume Office Sooner After Breast Augmentation With Fat. Accepting that how you look and feel about yourself has a significant impact on your success at work can be a difficult reality to accept. According to a study conducted by an economist at the University of Texas at Austin, a handsome man will earn nearly 15% more in his lifetime than someone who is not considered attractive. Professional considerations, like any other cosmetic procedure, can influence the decision to have breast augmentation. One of the main reasons our working professionals prefer breast augmentation with fat in Mumbai to implants is that it allows them to spend less time away from work while still achieving beautiful, natural-looking results. Patients who have implants must usually wait at least two weeks before returning to work, and sometimes even longer if their job requires physical exertion. Patients who opt for a fat transfer procedure are usually able to return to work within 4-5 days.