(Image Source: Flickr) While there are still many elements of ageing that scientists don’t quite understand, one aspect that is apparent is that functional decline in old age – reduced cognitive ability and limited mobility, for example – can often be directly attributed to a lack of socialisation and minimal physical activity. While getting out and about and remaining active can be difficult for the elderly, particularly if they’re struggling with common age-related conditions such as a loss of bone density, it’s important for both their physical health and their emotional wellbeing to try and stay as active as possible, whether that means regular walks, taking a class, or meeting up with friends and family. As children or caregivers, we must acknowledge our responsibility for […]
The lightbulb moment has happened, you’ve done your research, and decided that, yes, that idea for an invention is definitely a good one. Now what? Before you sign up to appear on the next season of Dragons’ Den, take a deep breath because you’re in for a journey. An inventor’s journey involves designing, protecting, and commercializing.
While many honest, hard-working and tax-paying individuals realistically don’t aspire to rub shoulders with the one percenters of this world, a few extra quid in the bank would always come in handy. I mean let’s be real here; if you could literally choose an activity to occupy yourself with daily to replace your regular day job and earn a little bit extra for it, would you not jump at that chance? You probably would and so entertaining the prospect of wealth creation is always in order.
The truth is you don’t have to actually be an entrepreneur nor own your own business in order to benefit greatly from adopting an entrepreneurial mindset. There is no denying that for the majority of people these are uncertain times. Industry shakeups are common, as is career change, either of our own choosing or those outside our control. We can go on and on about how unfair it is, or we can do something that can actually have a positive impact in our life. So let’s spend the remainder of our time here in this article giving you an actionable plan you can put to use that will move you from feeling out of control in your life — to an understanding that through your
Regardless of the fact that you lost your job or simply you feel the need for a change, any given individual will find themselves looking for a new position, in a new company at a certain moment in life. Being on a job hunt can be a bit of a challenge even if you are a highly trained professional. Everything starts with a positive feeling, knowing that there are many companies looking for people on your domain of interest but, after a few too many interviews, you start to realize that things aren’t as joyful as you thought. The most important thing when your job seeking ideals don’t come true is to stay motivated. You must not despair and cave at the first positive answer […]
Have you ever gotten to the end of a day and wondered what on earth it was you achieved? Have you taken a look at a recent 24-hour period and gotten shocked at how so many hours passed without you having anything to show for them? I have seen worse. When I was much younger, my father usually asked my sister and I to account for what we did at the end of each day. Knowing that I would have to give an account made me do things I wouldn’t have ordinarily done. It wasn’t because I wanted to really be productive, but because I didn’t want to give an empty report. At the end of the day, I found out I accomplished a lot […]
We live in a strange world. With technology evolving at a rate never before seen in human history, we now carry pieces of metal, plastic and glass in our pocket that can connect us to friends, family and loved ones all across the world. With the click of a few buttons, we can access information on almost any topic without the need of a book, a library or even a computer. Yes, the smartphone has made our lives much easier, but there are many things that your phone can do that you might not be aware of. From monetizing various aspects of your daily routine to helping you find fish on the lake, there is an app for almost everything. Take a look at these […]