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Can Analogue Music Compete In This Digital Age?

If you happened to mention analogue music to anyone born post 2000, they would probably look at you with disdain, after all analogue music is from way back in the past…isn’t it? In truth, even though digital music has been taking over since 1983 and it can often seem like we’ve only ever lived in a digital world, analogue music is still remembered fondly. Read More »

Pros And Cons Of Organic Gardening.

Many people in this modern, health-aware age have opted to swap many of their items purchased as supermarkets for an organic alternative. Organic farming, put simply, is the growing and cultivating of produce without the use of chemicals/synthetic methods for pesticides or weed control, or fertilisation. Instead, natural substitutes are used – such as manure as a fertiliser – along with annual crop rotation, to assure the products have the highest nutritional values. This protects the soil from erosion. Many supermarket essentials such as vegetables, fruit, eggs and milk can be farmed organically, and many people are beginning to grown organic produce in their own gardens. But what are the benefits and downfalls of organic farming? Read More »

4 Easy Ways How You Can Score A Second Date.

Many men mistakenly believe that getting a second date with an attractive woman is as easy as taking her to a fancy restaurant and all things will fall into place like magic. Sadly, this is not the case. Unlike what most guys think, there is an art to getting a second date and you can easily pull it off if you just know what to do. Make sure you check out the rest of this article to learn the secrets of getting another date with the girl of your dreams without a hitch. Read More »

Find The Best Bra For Your Body Type.

With so many different bra styles out there to choose from, many women end up wearing bras that don’t work well with their figures and body types. Depending upon your bust size and the rest of your body, certain bra styles will work better on you than others, providing you with a slimmer, sexier look. The first step is making sure you’re properly measured so you get the right bra size. The next step is knowing what to look for, based on your body type, when you go shopping. This will save you time and frustration, and you will end up looking better in every outfit you own as a result. Below are two body types and the bra styles that work best with each. Read More »

How Volunteering As A Family Can Benefit Children And Society.

Have you always thought of volunteering as something for the individual? Well think again. Family volunteering has long been recognized as a worthwhile pass time in the USA. It has even featured in shows such as World’s Strictest Parents – where errant teens are taken to work in thrift stores and homeless centres – the ultimate goal being that by helping those less fortunate they will value their own families more. Read More »

How To Spot A Sexual Predator.

Sexual abuse has been and continues to be a rampant problem among society. In many developing countries, sexual assault is one of the most prevalent crimes against humanity. In war-torn countries such as the Congo, rape is commonly touted as a "weapon of war." History has shown repeated instances of mass rape in periods of warfare across the globe. In many countries, women and children live in fear of a society that treats them as subhuman. Rape cases are also heinously under-reported. Read More »

5 Reasons To Try Hypnotherapy Today.

Hypnotism has been around for over 150 years and, although it still faces resistance from some areas, it is becoming more and more of a viable form of treatment. There is a lot of myth and scepticism surrounding the art of hypnosis but the fact remains that it can be used as an effective way of treating anything from anxiety to frustrating phobias. A lot of people are wary of trying something like hypnotherapy; largely because they don’t really know what to expect, but there may be more reasons to give it a go than you think. A lot of research has been done on this subject and scientists have discovered that the brain activity of someone whilst under hypnosis reflects the fact that legitimate changes are being made which has given this type of treatment increased credibility. If you have been doubtful in the past then here are a few reasons why hypnotherapy may be the next step. Read More »

Top 6 Things You Would Rather Rent Than Buy.

The wisest consumers are aware that you do not have to buy something in order to make good use of it. You will be surprised at the things that you can rent instead of buy, and the amount of savings you can make. Here are the top 6 things you can rent instead of buy. Read More »

How To Know If You Are Being Emotionally Abused.

When you hear the terms "assault and battery", you'll probably think of physical abuse or domestic violence right away. There are, however, many forms of abuse, and some types are more obvious than others. For instance, it will be easier to tell that a person is being physically abused because he will show bruises, cuts, or difficulties, such as limping. On the other hand, certain types of abuse do not have physical manifestations. The abuse is mental and emotional, and oftentimes, the maltreatment leads to psychological problems that affect a victim's quality of life and coping abilities. Read More »

The Benefits Of Animal Assisted Therapy For Children With Special Needs.

Children and animals are a winning combination. Pets can be great companions, often teaching children the real value of responsibility. For children with disabilities, this companionship can be something incredible. They might find it difficult to make friends with other children their own age and might find the problems of mobility a struggle, even if they have assistance from technology such as scooters. This can happen because of misconceptions that others have about their disability or even from the disabled child’s low self-esteem levels. Animals provide the opportunity for children of all ages to connect with another living being. This is something that can be very important to the development of any child. This blog post will take a closer look at a couple of the ways that assisted animal therapy can benefit children who have special needs. Read More »

How Does Religion Influence Fashion?

The world of fashion takes its influences from many places, which is why each year we see a range of styles hitting catwalks around the world. Where does this influence typically come from? · Previous trends that are built upon in following seasons · Designers who cater for a specific niche and then influence the mainstream · Individuals who have their own sense of style · Different cultures from around the world, such as hip-hop · Religion Read More »

The Dos And Don’ts Of Wine Tasting.

Whether you are visiting a winery or going out to eat a steak dinner, it's important to know the proper way to taste wine. Doing so will allow you to fully enjoy everything the beverage has to offer. Unfortunately, most people have no clue how to taste wine in the correct manner. They simply take a sip from the glass with an expressionless look on their face and then say either yes or no to the waiter. If this sounds familiar, keep reading and we'll reveal the dos and don'ts of wine tasting. Read More »

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