Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Impact of Recycling on the Environment

30 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Recycling is a process that involves identifying, collecting, sorting, and processing recyclable material to make new products and to keep the recyclable material from otherwise causing damage to the environment. You may already know the three R’s of recycling: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

So, what exactly is the impact of recycling on the environment? Why go through all the trouble? Let’s first look at the benefits of recycling:

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How to get involved with charity work

28 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Thanks to the rise of corporate social responsibility and big name celebrities lending their money and time to charity, the importance of helping the less fortunate has been getting a big boost in the public awareness. However, you don’t have to be ridiculously rich, or fabulously famous to make a difference.

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Surefire Ways to Get Rid of Debt

23 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

“It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle.” – Sun Tzu, “The Art of War”

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Having Fun on a Budget

21 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

We all go broke once in a while and during those times, we often can’t think what’s left to do if money isn’t part of the equation. It helps to keep a positive outlook on things, even when your wallet begs to differ. At such a time, sayings like “the best things in life are free” come to mind. You appreciate the little things even more, and if you keep an open mind, you can have much more fun than you would expect. Here are a few ways you can spice up those broke, on-a-budget days that are begging for a little inventive spark:

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Things Successful People Do

16 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Success is something we all aspire to achieve in our personal and professional lives. However, not everyone is willing to put in the hard work or has the determination needed to get to the top. Sometimes opportunities for success show up at their doorstep, but because they are too distracted, they miss out on the chance.

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How to Live Frugally (and Still Feel Rich)

14 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Living frugally is about making the most of what you have, and saving on what you don’t really need. While many people appreciate the benefits of saving money, living frugally can actually be a hard thing to achieve. As human beings, we seem to be hardwired to seek comfort and luxury. For someone looking to start their life of frugality, staring slow is recommended. Don’t just go cold turkey on expenses at once. Eliminate one expense at a time. See what you can do without. Experiment until you know you can’t trim your budget anymore. Here are some tips to start living more frugally today:

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Ergonomics–The Basics

09 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

A field of research called ergonomics has long been associated with the idea of providing tips on how to make the working environment conducive for the human body which has to survive long working hours and stress. The majority of research has gone into the way desk job working conditions can be modified to prevent common complaints such as headaches, tendinitis of the wrist or arm, Sciatica, shoulder pain and lower back pain.

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What it Takes to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

07 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Not everyone with a great, viable business idea goes on to become a successful entrepreneur. The truth is, a degree from some of the best business schools in the world won’t teach you everything you need to know about becoming a successful entrepreneur. Most of those lessons you will learn on your own, or better yet, from other successful entrepreneurs who take you under their wing.

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Job Search Mistakes that Hurt College Grads

02 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

No luck yet, huh? As recent grads, we all have had to go through the process of finding a job; you’re not alone. We are still feeling the effects of the scary economic downturns of the past few years, but things are starting to get better, bit by bit. Employment rates, for one, have been on a steady rise. This means employers are willing to hire again, and graduates have to use the ‘bad economy’ excuse less and less. But as a recent graduate, it also means you have to be on your A-game if you are to land a position at any company because there are still plenty of others just like you, all gunning for limited positions.

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