55 Essential Tips to Increase Your Blog Traffic

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Making a Blog, writing a content and maintaining it, is one thing while getting traffic and quality readership is another thing. Every Blogger has a goal for getting Traffic to his/her blog. You can get more traffic to your blog by following few strategies mention below.

Here are a few tips to boost your blog traffic from 0 to several thousands.

  1. Know your targeted audience
  2. Create a content for targeted audience
  3. Use catchy headlines
  4. Properly Organize your content
  5. Add value to your content
  6. Blog consistently and Schedule your posts
  7. Create SEO-Friendly content
  8. Create long and original content
  9. Create a list of targeted keywords
  10. Research well before writing
  11. Make an appealing design of your website
  12. Add visuals to your content (i.e. info-graphics, images,videos etc.)
  13. Wisely give name to your images
  14. Optimize images with SEO attributes (ALT tags)
  15. Add descriptions to images
  16. Share funny images/videos
  17. Add social sharing buttons to all posts
  18. Interlink content between each other
  19. Interact with other bloggers
  20. Comment and like other bloggers content
  21. Ask friends to share what you have written
  22. Ask fellow bloggers for links
  23. From beginning start collecting subscribers
  24. Write guest posts on several blogs
  25. Attend meetups, conferences and interact with others
  26. Create account on several social media platforms
  27. Automate the sharing of content on social media
  28. Share your posts on all your social media accounts
  29. Make it easy for others to share your content
  30. Offer something free e.g. eBooks to get subscribers
  31. Reply to comments on your blog
  32. Interview other bloggers in your niche
  33. Archives on your blog should have links
  34. Share other bloggers content
  35. Join Facebook groups
  36. Create your own Facebook group
  37. Update your old content
  38. Mention other bloggers in your content
  39. Invite other bloggers to contribute to your blog
  40. Build back links to your posts

  41. Create trendy content
  42. Improve your site design
  43. Remove unnecessary things from your blog
  44. Improve your blogs loading time
  45. Add internal links
  46. Go for paid Traffic
  47. Ask questions to your readers
  48. Create a list posts
  49. Give an expert advice, if your are skilled in something special
  50. Make an editorial calendar
  51.  Regularly share your old content with your audience on social media
  52. Participate in online forums
  53. Get a social proof
  54. Conduct Giveaways
  55. Be nice with other fellow bloggers!

Get more traffic to your Blog

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15 Top Unique Wedding favor ideas

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A ‘favor’  mean “to show kindness”.  Wedding favors are small gifts from a bride and groom to their guests as a  gesture of  appreciation during a wedding function. These wedding favor ranges  from personalized use able goods to edible favors; like candies and candles, photo frames etc.

With a passage of time many new items are added as a favor and a new and attracting way of packaging that surely impress the guests.

Here are few top wedding favor ideas.

1.Customized Leather Key chain

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2. EGGPLANT Pashminas

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3. Custom Printed CDs

CD Labels, CD Covers, cd wedding favors, DVD Covers, Printed cd Labels, Photography DVDs, Custom Printed CDs, photography portfolio covers

 Source: BrossieBelle

4. Sweet Jar Favor

Sweet Favours, Sweet Jar Favour, Wedding Favour,Candy Jar, Bridal Shower, Baby Shower

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5. Embroidered Wedding Hankerchiefs

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6. Photo On Wood

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7. Felted Soap

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Source: ShantarasSoaps

8. Personalized wedding plate Matrimonio gift

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Source: ArtBeyondLimit

9. Card Holders

50 Sea Urchin Shell Place Card Holders for Beach Wedding - Natural Pink - Reception Table Decor - Guest Escort Favor

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10. Fold able Ballet Flats

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11. Personalized Mugs

Personalized Mugs, Coffee Wedding Favor, Wedding Reception, Guest Gifts, Winter Wedding Favors, Dessert Bar, Coffee Bar, Hot Cocoa Bar, Mugs

Source: UrbanFarmhouseTampa

12. The Date Magnets

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13. Pebble with name engraved favor

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 14. Beeswax candle

 

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15. Lace flowers

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 Share with us your wedding favor item tale.

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2 Important Things Which Make Us To Feel Good About Our Life

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We have feelings for everything whether its living or non-living dumb things. These feelings are rather good or bad, depends on our thinking and attachment with those things.

Among them our feelings about ourselves and our feelings about our life are more important and precious one’s.

Because these feelings may throw us up or down in every step of our life. These feelings may be pleasant or unpleasant. Depends on the situations in which we are indulge or which include us.

>>>>TWO IMPORTANT THINGS WHICH MAKE US TO FEEL GOOD ABOUT OUR Life:

1. To think positively about yourself

Is your thinking about yourself is positive and healthy one? Are you thinking too much bad and negative about your self? Do you blame yourself for everything but not trying to fix the things that are in need to be fix?

Answer these questions to yourself and check your feelings? What you are in?positive or negative? And then work on it.

2. Make things positive in your life

If things are not positive in your life, try to make them positive. Build your self esteem, boost your confidence level and drive the positive from even negative one. So that when you face negativity next time you can block it with positivity booster from inside yourself.

If you are not good in something and comparing yourself with others life, then try to build the required skills and motives which make you to reach on a point which can be different or same but better than other. You can achieve this by doing had work on your own missions.

Get Off The Scale! You are beautiful

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Get Off The Scale!

You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale in search of validation of beauty and social acceptance.

Get off the scale! I have yet to see a scale that can tell you how enchanting your eyes are. I have yet to see a scale that can show you how wonderful your hair looks when the sun shines its glorious rays on it. I have yet to see a scale that can thank you for your compassion, sense of humor, and contagious smile. Get off the scale because I have yet to see one that can admire you for your perseverance when challenged in life.

It’s true, the scale can only give you a numerical reflection of your relationship with gravity. That’s it. It cannot measure beauty, talent, purpose, life force, possibility, strength, or love. Don’t give the scale more power than it has earned.

Take note of the number, then get off the scale and live your life.

You are beautiful!

( Credit;  Life, the Truth, and Being Free)

7 Tips to feel good about your life

How to feel good about your lifeRead: 2 Important Things Which Make Us To Feel Good About Our Life

Few Tips to feel good about your life

  1. Accept yourself  whoever and whatever you were in a past and you are in a present moment. Accept yourself with all your flaws. And try to fix the unpleasant things with positive attitude. Because each of us has so many flaws, we just need to identify them and fix them as soon as possible.
  2. Never ever give up whatever the circumstances are. Always believe on yourself. And accept your failures and learn from them. Try to be persistent and work hard foe your goals and dreams.
  3. Always try to learn something. Never stop the learning process.Make it your habit to learn something new daily. Then use that lessons in your life to make it better.
  4. Always tell truth to yourself. Never try to lie to yourself, it hurts later on and it escapes you from reality and make you disrespectful in your own eyes too. Accept the reality, face it bravely and tell yourself truth even it hurts but remind it to yourself.
  5. Live in a present moment. Live today, not in past. Whatever is happened in past, you can’t change that but you can do one thing now that is , don’t repeat the mistakes that you have done in past.
  6. Come out from regrets of past and enjoy your life today otherwise living in past will ruin your whole life. Concentrate on the things that are in a present moment that are under your control, that you can change not on the things that are out of your control.
  7. Know your purpose of existence then plan and act accordingly. Stand for your rights. Spend all your time in sowing, growing and nourishing those seeds of plants which can give fruits not only to you but to others too.

Also Read: 2 Important Things Which Make Us To Feel Good About Our Life

21 Best Mental Health Quotes

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Mental health is defined as our psychological,social and emotional well-being. It plays an important role in affecting our feelings, thinking and action process.

However we collected best mental health quotes for you, that reminds you how important is your mental health and how to come out from things that destroys your mental health. These quotes are helpful and therapy like words that makes you feel better in hard situations.

So here are our collection of 21 best mental health quotes;

  1. “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness’s of other people.”       –Carl Jung
  2. “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.”        – John Green
  3.  “Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage does.”   –Unknown
  4. Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”    –Nido Qubein
  5. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”  – J.K. Rowling
  6. “When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write a brave new ending.”  –Brené Brown
  7. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”  -Jimmy Dean
  8. “Anything that’s human is mention-able, and anything that is mention-able can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.”   – Fred Rogers
  9. “Some of the most comforting words in the universe are ‘me too.’ That moment when you find out that your struggle is also someone else’s struggle, that you’re not alone, and that others have been down the same road.”  – Unknown
  10. “If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then maybe we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it.” – Russell Wilson
  11. “I won’t say that writing is therapy, but for me, the act of writing is therapy. The ability to be productive is good for my mental health. It’s always better for me to be writing than vegetating on some couch.”  –Raymond E. Feist
  12. Physical activity can help improve your mental health, as it helps to take your mind off things if you are having a bad time.   –Jordan Pickford
  13. “The only journey is the journey within.” –Rainer Maria Rilke
  14. “What matters most is how well you walk through the fire“.    – Charles Bukowski
  15. “I’ve run my whole life – for more than exercise, for mental health.” – Wendelin Van Draanen
  16.  “And every person can benefit from talking to somebody. I’m the most anti-medication person, but some people need medicine, and there was a time where I needed some too.”  – Miley Cyrus
  17. “Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.”  –Louise Hart
  18. “One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.”  –Linda Poindexter
  19. “Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished; if you’re alive, it isn’t.”  –Richard Bach
  20.  “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”  –Aristotle Onassis
  21. We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.  Alan Watts

Share with us which quote you like most?

 

 

Families are made in the heart

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There is no such thing as a “broken family.” Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents.

Families are made in the heart. The only time family becomes null is when those ties in the heart are cut. If you cut those ties, those people are not your family. If you make those ties, those people are your family. And if you hate those ties, those people will still be your family because whatever you hate will always be with you.

( Credit―  Words of C. JoyBell C.)

 

10 Useful Writing Ideas

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There are million of topics about which you are not master to write but you can still write about few of them. Most amazingly you can write more about on the topic that fascinates you, about which you like to talk  for hours because you are interested to talk about that and never feel boredom in doing that.

However there are few of the topics about which you can write and share with your readers.

1. Personal story  

Everyone has something to share. You have also that. Personal story does not mean so much about personal but it does mean to share about your life lessons, your experiences, happenings and activities. Those things can be one from which other can learn lessons or apply your techniques in their different life situations and that might help them in doing so.

2. Opinion

Each of us have different mindset and as a result we also possesses different opinion on different things from others. Different people have different political, religion and cultural views. You can share your opinion on variety of things whether its about education or fashion etc; because everyone has freedom to speak but keep in mind while sharing your opinion try to never attack personally  on others.

3. FAQ

Answer the expected  frequently asked questions in a post or in a FAQ page. It will save the time of yours as well as your readers.

4. Trends

Everyday trends of variety of things changes like fashion trends. Write about in line trends and also share which trend you are in to follow up.

5. Reviews

A most common thing that you can also do;  so  start writing  reviews of  books, movies,  or any other product or services that might help your audience to choose from.

6. Challenges

Give yourself a challenge in your writing. For example; choose 21 day tasks to do and on completion of each task write about it on daily basis.

7. Make  videos or podcasts

Create a variety of creative videos showing your work, passion etc or helpful videos that might give few beneficial tips to your readers.

8.  Series writing

Choose a topic and break it into parts and deliver it into series to your readers.

9.  Create campaigns

Create a contest, giveaways etc and offer a prize to one entry that you choose randomly. Or create awards.

10. Resource list

Share a list of resources you use, tell about your partner companies and vendors etc.

Give your feedback,  re blog  or share it,  follow for more inspiration.

 

5 Effective Social Media Update ideas to get more Engagement

5 Effective Social Media Update ideas to get more Engagement

Social media plays an important role now a days in our life especially for businesses sales and connections. Maintaining social media accounts some time looks like a great rock to crush down by yourself only.Despite a lot of effort all seems like wasted and you find no       growth in followers or engagement on your business social media sites like Instagram,Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Mostly you think, how other people come across and stand on top of line with more followers, more engagement plus more sale if you are selling something to them. They have well planned strategies to get all this.

Here are few tips to get more likes, shares and comments on your social media pages.

1. Post concept base Photos

Posting a photo on social media  is  a common. But sharing an attractive, interesting and unique photo with an appealing message drives more likes,shares and comments.

Photos having some concept behind or theme behind along with some message works well. Spend some time to find which type of  images have a potential to grab their attention and get more engagement.

Sharing info graphic charts are informative for your fans and humor based photos give pleasure to your fans.

2. Run a Competition

Everyone loves giveaways and wait for a chance to win something. You can run some type of campaigns to make them win something.That can be under limits of your definition of target customers. Competitive campaigns have high potential to attract your fans and get more engagement. And as a result give them something valuable.

3. Share tips

To make things easier in life everyone is in search of some tips and tricks to apply for. You can be one who can share his/her tips extracted from your own experiences. Your fans will love to read about which thing worked and which can not work for you and what they can apply for themselves.

These tips can be about cooking, DIY arts and crafts, fashion, money, relationship,parenting or any work related. People will love to read and also to share it with others, because they are always in search of valuable advice.

4. Ask Questions

On topic, relevant and effective random questions makes interesting for people to find answers inside their head and share their existing knowledge with others. Asking questions is an enjoyable  and appreciable activity  for your fans to get their point of view about certain things.

5. Offer Discounts:

Offering discounts for a limited time shows more engagement, sharing and sales. Image having clear mention conditions for  getting discount attracts your fans. You can do this on special occasions or just after running some type of  campaigns.

 

Top 5 statement accessories that we all need to have

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Accessories like necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, scarves, sunglasses  etc are important form trimming  and beautifying your look. How you choose and match them with your outfit and physical features make you look charming.

There are lot of accessories in the market with great embellishments and artistic creative designs.And choose right accessories from plethora of things, sometimes become difficult and embarrassing for you. So it is important to choose right accessories which can make your look charming.

Here are top 5 accessories that you need to have now:

1. Statement necklaces:

Long necklaces studded with pearls and heavy or light stones  ad crystals are preferred. Signature chains are also a good addition.

2. Statement earrings:

Earrings in different graphic, radical or in diamond shape can be a good choice and give you a glamorous look.

3. Bracelets:

Arm cuffs with sensual curves along with gold and metallic shades are also make you look beautiful.

4. Complex pattern scarves:

Stoles and scarves with various patterns and art work are in the market. We can choose them as an addition to our outfit.

 5. Chain Clutches:

Handmade clutches or customized clutches gives good look. But clutches with long chain and hanging on your shoulder also make you look glamorous.

  Which accessories you have now and which you want to add in your wardrobe?.

9 simple healthy salads

These are my few picks to try from Jamie Oliver recipes. These are tasty and healthy salads make feasting more indulgent.

Click a salad name to get recipes. Must try them

  1. Sliced fennel, orange & almond salad

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2.Watermelon & feta salad

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3.Simple sushi salad

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4.Greek-style quinoa salad bomb

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5.Pepper & noodle salad

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6.Sprouting super salad

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7. Healthy greens box

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8. Broccoli & boiled egg salad with anchovies, chillis & croutons

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9.Winter pasta salad

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Photo credits: Jameioliver.com

 

Unroll.me : a best tool for you to declutter your inbox and manage your subscriptions

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Bloggers Must Have’s (Tools that every blogger needs) Series.

Blogging is a great job and requires great effort too if you are not doing something personally with blogging and doing it professionally.

Bloggers are in need of various tools in order to expand their portfolio, if they are serious about earning via it.

Here are few tools that are very helpful to all type of bloggers.

Unroll.me

In order to be focused and regain your attention to your work. You can de-clutter your inbox.

>Unroll.me is owned by a Rakuten Intelligence.

>It is a free service  provided to clean your inbox and see a list of all your subscription emails and unsubscribe from all that you don’t want with just one click.

>You can unsubscribe instantly from what you don’t want to be further with. You can also have “the roll up” option to combine your favorite email subscriptions. It s a beautiful digest consists of your favorite emails.

> Roll up make it easy for you to access your important emails subscriptions instead of scrolling all your inbox. You can view all your important updates, notifications and deals etc. all at once in a form of single newsletter. You can also group them.

You can download it on App Store or get it on Google Play or sign in with Google, Yahoo, Outlook, or with AOL.

You will also love it because it is available on every device.

-Easy to glance at all what you want to see.

-It not only clean your inbox but also organize it in a way that is best for you.

-Unroll.me categorizes all your subscriptions automatically, so you can easily find it within seconds.

If you have any question to ask about Unroll.me then you can view their FAQ page.

Which tool you use to clean your inbox? share with us.

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DURESTA LUXURIOUS UPHOLSTERY

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Since 1938 Duresta has been making high quality luxurious upholstery in Nottinghamshire.

Duresta is handmade furniture with classic English style created by highly skilled craftspeople for over 75 years.

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They have over 200 retail partners in British Isles and many more worldwide. You can find your near by stockists here or visit their showroom.

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View the various  range of luxurious duresta furniture here

Each item is explained briefly with the size, material,price .

Care and maintenance guide is also available to care for duresta products.

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Some beautiful  pieces of duresta speaks  themselves in these images.

 

 

Wonderful and beautiful pieces giving an awesome and cozy  look to its surrounding too.

 

 

Photo Credits: Duresta

Cheers!

Hand Carved Candles from EveCandles

Hand Carved Candles

Carved candle have been cited originally from Baroque era (time period of profligate elegance of architecture, art and music), started in 1600 from Italy, Rome and spread in all over Europe. Carving candles was type of candles statuette.

About EveCandles:

EveCandles is an art studio by Eve, where she produces special carved candles.

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You can use these candles as a gift to your love ones. You can decorate your home or office with it. Set a romantic candle light dinner with it. Use on weddings, birthdays and with other events, ceremonies etc. With any company or event logo or icon you can order and just give a title to it.

Hand Carved Candles

EveCandles shipped everywhere in the world. If candle damaged on the way you can ship it back get another exchange package.

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A guide about How to fix candle tunneling available here.

For order and product information you can contact at EveCandles website or etsy shop.

 

Image credits: EveCandles.

 

The Blogger Recognition Award and Nominees

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I have nominated for first award in 2015 when i started this blog. But being busy with my studies i didn’t  found time to write about it because it takes a lot of time to select other deserving bloggers and to inform them.There are lot of talented bloggers it become difficult to select.

However this time i have again nominated for The BLOGGER RECOGNITION AWARD  since september 2017. But i havn’t found time again to go for it. But today i decided to write a post about it because i told once i write about it soon.

Thanks for Nomination:

So, first i say many thanks to victuals team for nominating me. Victual.me is a type of food  blog with Culinary Magazine. Its amazing blog with its original content and stories on other related topics too.

About the Blogger Recognition Award:

The Blogger Recognition Award is an award given to other fellow bloggers by bloggers in order to apperciate them for their hard work and efforts behind their blog. It acts as motivater for bloggers and also as a connection wire between readers and bloggers.

What Nominees of The Blogger Recognition Award Do: 

Award nominees have to share their blogging background and two pieces of advice for those who are in effort to starting a blog and also nominate other bloggers who deserve it.

Here are my answers!

How and Why i started blog?

In 2015 i started this blog with my artwork. Painting is my hobby and i started with it.  But with a passage of time i start writing on various topics making this blog lifestyle and inspirational blog. Being a student i see blogging as my hobby too and as a place where i can share about my thoughts and ideas and write about things that i like and my readers like it too.

My advice:

  1. Read, read and write, write at all. What ever comes in your mind write about it, share it with others. Every one has  different opinion so don’t think that you don’t have specialization in this and that topic. Many writers start writing ordinary they don’t have special skills to write for but they have talent to write for. And yes you also have talent to write for and every one has.
  2.  Never give up! when you start blogging don’t be worried about statistics, number of visitors, followers etc. Just focus on making you content quality better, never go for quantity first.  Remember when you have an appealing content readership comes fast. Try to start writing on topic about that you love to talk more and you are interested in.

Nominees:

Here are 15 nominee Blogs:

  1. https://frugalfamilyweb.wordpress.com/
  2.  https://worldtravelours.wordpress.com/about/
  3. https://thelittlecontemporarycorner.com
  4.  https://norberthaupt.com
  1.  https://writtenwordworlds.com/
  2.  https://jerikapring.wordpress.com/
  3. https://stephhannam.wordpress.com/
  4.  https://davisbrotherlylove.com/
  5. https://afunnythinghappenedwheniwaslearningmyself.com/ 
  6. https://charliecountryboy.wordpress.com/
  7. https://cookwithlovefordaughter.wordpress.com/
  8. https://dorrieanne.wordpress.com/
  9. https://barbtaub.com/
  10. https://yzhengblog.wordpress.com/
  11. https://yoursuccessinspirer.com/

Rules for the nominees:

  1. Write a post to show your award
  2. Give a thanks to blogger who nominated you and leave a link to their blog.
  3. Give a brief story of how and why you started blogging.
  4. Give two pieces of advice you would give to brand new bloggers.
  5. Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award too.
  6. Comment on each blog letting them know you have nominated them giving the link to the post you have created.

Congratulations to all nominees.

 

 

STYLE OF CONVERSATION

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Conversation or communication gives some message, which has its own importance but the thing that can make it different and most important is style of conversation.

We   might heard  many times people complaining that they have been insulted. This is the style, this is the way  which make it happen to feel like “insulted”. So the way of saying is more important than  the said words.

We can take examples from our daily life. Such as in response to some favor given by someone, we say “thanks” with a smile or say so with clenched teeth and angry eyes. Look that due to the way of speech how same word changes its meaning.

Important points of style of conversation are;

– accent loudness of voice

apparent manner

high or low pitch

and facial expressions are all important.

In addition to words, non verbal and audible signs also signify the actual value of message.

So it is the style of conversation that explains the meaning of words and shows the effect of words on us. 

So not only think before speech but also make the  effective style of saying words which cannot make others feel “uncomfortable”, “hurt” or “insulted”.

Creativity in the words of Steve Jobs

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In the words of Steve Jobs:

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.”

10 Gorgeous Winter Soups Must try

I choose the 10 warming and spicy soups that what we need in winter to try for from Jamie Oliver recipes.

Click to get the recipes.

  1. Goulash soup
  2. Celeriac & quince soup
  3. Watercress soup
  4. Poached chicken and vegetable soup
  5. Red lentil, sweet potato & coconut soup 
  6. Corn chowder
  7. Roast tomato & bread soup
  8. Asian vegetable broth
  9. Spicy squash soup
  10. Pumpkin & ginger soup

Photo credits: Jamieoliver.com

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018…..

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018…..

MAY THIS YEAR BRINGS MORE HAPPINESS, PLEASURE, HEALTH,WEALTH, INNER SATISFACTION, MORE SUCCESS AND EVERYTHING WHICH WE REALLY WANT IN OUR LIFE.

Rew’s hand knitted cushions

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REWhomeware provides hand knitted and dyed textiles. Mainly a hand knitted and dyed cushions.

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Rew is a graduate of Nottingham Trent University with product design degree. Having experience as a product designer and developer in various industries and she also worked in the Walt Disney Company’s European Headquarters in London.

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Rew stitch and knit every product with her hand using  pure wool, linen and cotton materials. Rew is proud to support British farms and wool industry by utilizing British wool and yarn for her products.

Rew’s studio is based in Nottinghamshire,UK. But she ships internationally and also loves to accept custom orders. Check her shop here.

Images: REWhomeware

THROW A STONE INTO LAKE

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Between your fingers you hold a stone and throw it into flowing water. The effect might not be easy to see. There will be a small ripple where the stone breaks the surface and then a splash, muffled by the rush of the surrounding river. That’s all.
Throw a stone into a lake. The effect will be not only visible but also far more lasting. The stone will disrupt the still waters. A circle will form where the stone hit the water, and in a flash that circle will multiply into another, then another. Before long the ripples caused by one plop will expand until they can be felt everywhere along the mirrored surface of the water.

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Only when the circles reach the shore will they stop and die out.
If a stone hits a river, the river will treat it as yet another commotion in its already tumultuous course.
Nothing unusual. Nothing unmanageable.
If a stone hits a lake, however, the lake will never be the same again.

(Credit: words of Rumi).

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Theme behind the Emotion

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“A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction.

It should be a progression of moods and feelings.

The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later”.

    (credit; words of Stanley Kubrick)

BEST GIFT

Paintings as a gift,

You can  gift it to anyone, the one you most cares about.

Art speaks, it reflects your feelings.

Art has eyes to see the world with their vision ,explore the world and express through its tools.

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Beautiful PICTURE

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(painting by me)

“GOD MADE MANY PUZZLE PIECES,

BUT ONLY THOSE TWO ‘CUT OUT’  FOR EACH OTHER ,

CAN FIT TOGETHER TO CREATE A PERFECT AND BEAUTIFUL PICTURE”.

Lovely Dialouge

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LOVELY deep Dialouge

“What is next to ecstasy?
Pain.
What is next to pain?
Nothingness.
What is next to nothingness?
Hell.”

 

 

THREE CHOICES

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I agree, whoever  said it

When something bad happens, you have three choices .

You can either let it DEFINE you,

Let it DESTROY you,

Or you can let it STRENGTHEN you……

Forces of evil

With the creation of man , the forces of evil also came into being . Since then the good and the evil, the right & the wrong, the positive and the negative are in the constant conflict with each other. We, the humans, have firm believe  that man has been placed on this earth for a limited term of trial. Man’s role on this earth is to struggle, strive & combat the forces of evil which are at war with the harmony & purpose of his life here. So why not overcome these evil forces ? Why not struggle to bring peace? p68                              (My painting, )

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY

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Happy Happy my Birthday

Not in December , not in September

When i was born 9th was the date

And was a January’s  day

Happy Happy my Birthday.

There is no value of materialistic gifts

In my view

The value is of a great deed,

Kind act, soft words,pure character

Great deeds which i want to do

without any delay

Happy Happy my Birthday.

The day will come when about me

PEOPLE will  say

“WHAT A GREAT PERSON I WAS”

When may be i will cut the cake of my another birthday

Or may be i will not be there but

people remember me by my good deeds

Happy Happy my Birthday.

(writer )

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(painting by me)