How Understanding Your Thoughts and Listening to Your Heart Affect Your Life

You will always hear parents, grandparents, friends, or colleagues tell you, “Use your brains to think what’s right and wrong” and then there are others who will tell you, “Listen to your heart and ask yourself what exactly you want”. So what do we do then if you’re in a predicament not know what decision you are going to make? Whether you’re businessman, running your own business, online or offline, or an employee, working for a company, or even a student, studying in school, our brain and heart will always determine what our final decision will be. Why do you think there are so many people who are fickle minded? They can’t seem to make a solid decision and stick …

The Pros and Cons of Buying and Selling Antiques for Additional Income

For quite a few people, the idea of buying a few antiques and trying to sell them online is an attractive one. That may be driven in some cases by a genuine interest in the subject and a desire to pursue a business in that domain but in others it will be more of an attempt to generate at least some additional income to help survival. It looks easy At face value, this is a very attractive option. All you need to do, so the mythology goes, is pop along to your local Bric-a-Brac, second-hand shop or public auction and buy some old items for a relatively small amount of money. You then sell them for a vast profit to …

Urban Survival – Surviving a Natural Disaster

Global warming, climate change, rising sea levels, going green. These are terms that most of us paid little, if any, attention to, even a decade ago. I do not consider myself an alarmist and I am admittedly cynical about a lot of the news that is reported by the media, but CNN, FOX and the other networks do not invent tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and the like, just to boost their ratings. These things are really happening and they are happening with increasing frequency. This is our new reality and I believe it is going to get worse, before it gets better. Global warming and dramatic climate changes are upon us. Whether mankind is responsible for these changes, or whether the …

What to Consider Before Planning a Hiking Adventure

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a day off that you have or even a whole weekend that you may have free? If you are, have you ever thought about going on a hiking adventure? If you are like many other Americans, there is a good chance that the thought has at least crossed your mind before. Hiking is not only fun and exciting, but, for many, it is also a great way to relax. If you are interested in going on a hiking adventure, you may want to get started with the planning right away. While it is more than possible to do so, there are a number of important factors that you may …

Getting Around When Travelling Requires A Car Hire

People travel around the globe all the time, and find themselves stuck. Whether you’re going international or you are staying local, you’re going to find that mobility is something that you have to think about. Before you venture forth with a car hire, or perhaps rent a car, you should absolutely consider a few tips and tricks about this. You could easily find yourself spending a lot of money on this, when you don’t have to. With that in mind, consider the following elements when booking your next trip. How Big Is Public Transit? Here is the first thing that you need to consider, and it’s in regards to public transportation. Are you going to be visiting a location that …

The Freedom Of Travelling In A Camper Van

In this article, I am going to write about the joys of going on holiday in a camper van. Owning and travelling around in one of these vans gives people a lot of freedom of where they want to stop to sleep and for how long they want to stay in each destination. Many people from the UK decide to tour parts of Europe over a period of months in one of these type of vehicles. I was recently talking to a neighbour of mine who owns a very impressive camper van which is why I have decided to write this article, his name is John. John and his wife decided to sell their big house when they were in …

Emergency Preparedness and Urban Survival – Best Survival Foods

Whether your car breaks down, you are caught in a blizzard, a chemical spill or gas leak prevents you from getting home, or if there is massive civil unrest, you want to be prepared to make it on your own for a day or two until you can get home or get help. Food is not the most important priority, but it is a biggie, as having something to eat can take the edge off all the stress versus going hungry for a day or two. Best Survival Snack – in the Woods or Trapped in Your Car If you’re backpacking, the best snack is Frito corn chips. In addition to providing you with fat and salt and carbohydrates that …

Should You Take a Camping Trip?

Are you looking for something to do this summer, spring, or even fall? Whether you are looking to do so something independently, with your family, or with your friends, have you ever though about going camping? If you have yet to examine camping, you may want to think about it, as camping is often referred to as a fun and exciting pastime. Although it is nice to hear that camping is a fun way to spend some free time that you may have, you may be wondering if you should really go camping. In all honesty, you will find that it depends. While individuals from all walks of life enjoy camping, camping isn’t always for everyone. If you would like …

Picnic Boxes – a few good tips

There are few things in life that are nicer than going for a picnic. You take some food and drink and your friends or family somewhere nice, and then just relax: eat, drink and be merry. You can get the food and drink there any way you want – it’s perfectly possible to just take it in shopping bags, or a rucksack, or in any other kind of bag that you can throw in the boot of your car. After you’ve done this a few times, though, you might find that it starts to be a bit of a pain, especially if you’re taking real food instead of just a collection of snacks. What you need is a picnic box. …

Picnicking Ideas

What better way to spend a hot summer day than to go picnicking in the park? There’s so much to enjoy; food, drinks, games, sports, activities, campfires and good company – just don’t forget the bug spray! If you’ve ever had a hard time deciding what to bring on a picnic, below are several lists that give ideas for what to pack on a picnic, no matter who you are going with. So grab your friends, family and loved ones and get going! With the kids: Kids love hotdogs and marshmallows. I don’t think I’ve ever met a kid who doesn’t enjoy roasting (and burning) these items over a camp fire. So if you are going on a picnic with …