Archive for October, 2013

Guest Post, Personal Development

First Aid for a Crazy Busy Life (Part 2)

by Emma Grey (Life Balance Specialist) There are times when life is crazy busy. It just is. We’re going through a patch like that here. As a family of five, we spent last week deftly passing a stomach virus like a baton in a relay. One of the kids wound up in hospital. I’m two days […]

October 28, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Guest Post, Personal Development

First Aid for a Crazy Busy Life (Part 1)

First Aid for a Crazy Busy Life (Part 1)

by Emma Grey (Life Balance Specialist) Like many others, I’ve been devouring Todd Sampson’s three-part ABC documentary ‘Redesign my brain’. It follows his journey as he undertakes a radical ‘brain makeover’ using cutting-edge neuro-plasticity techniques to boost thinking speed, attention, memory and creativity. As part of his brain training he is required to learn to […]

October 27, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Your Survival Kit for Emergency Situations

Your Survival Kit for Emergency Situations

Update on NSW Bushfires: New South Wales wildfires continue to get worse with forecast of temperatures in the mid to high 30s, strong winds between 80-100 km/h and very low humidity.  Across the state, a total of 63 fires are still burning with 13 of them uncontained. ”This will be as bad as it gets,” […]

October 22, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events

Bushfire Crisis in New South Wales, Australia

Bushfire Crisis in New South Wales, Australia

The state of New South Wales has been experiencing the most serious bushfire crisis in more than 10 years. The destruction of the super blazes may reach over $30 million as more “challenging weather” is predicted in the coming days. The most devastated areas are the regions of Springwood and Winmalee located in the Blue […]

October 19, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Southern Philippines

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Southern Philippines

Southern Philippines was hit by a 7.2 earthquake Tuesday morning leaving at least 160 people dead and around 300 injured with dozens still missing. Two of the popular tourist destinations in the country, the provinces of Bohol and Cebu were greatly affected and have been placed in the state of calamity. Many buildings were damaged […]

October 17, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Super Cyclone Phailin Lashes East India

Super Cyclone Phailin Lashes East India

Super Cyclone Phailin hit the east coast of India at around 2:30 am (AEST) and caused massive damage to the impoverished areas.  At least 5 people were confirmed dead. Classified as Category 5, the cyclone was seen on the satellite as half the size of India and considered as one of the super cyclones to […]

October 13, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about U.S. Shutdown

Interesting Facts about U.S. Shutdown

Since the first day of October, the federal government of the United States has entered a shutdown situation. It all started when members of the Congress did not approve a new budget. The Obamacare or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care is the primary issue of the conflict between the Democrats and Republicans. There is […]

October 8, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Switzerland Travel Destinations

Switzerland Travel Destinations

When traveling to other countries, you may want to check on the language they have. A country such as Switzerland has multiple languages such as French, German, Italian, Roman, and Latin since it can be found in the center of Europe. The country’s cities may have all those language’s spelling but all major tourist sites […]

October 2, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>