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Le 22 November 2017, 05:13 dans Humeurs 0

ZOMG, Amazon's New Furniture Line Is Stylish, Reasonably Priced, and Delivered in 2 Days

If, like us, you rely on coffee and Amazon to keep you going, then we have great news: Amazon just released its own home furniture and decor brands. The two lines, Rivet and Stone & Beam, feature hundreds of stylish items available exclusively to Amazon customers at a reasonable price. Best of all, everything is available on Prime, which means it will be shipped and at your door in two days!

The Rivet label specializes in versatile midcentury-modern home furniture and accents with small spaces in mind while the Stone & Beam label is more family focused with transitional and modern farmhouse offerings such as sturdy, stain-resistant furniture and dual-purpose storage solutions. It's hard to find anything over $1,000 in either line.

In addition to giving us another go-to place to shop for on-trend, reasonably priced home goods, Amazon's furniture brands also mean we can quickly and easily update our abodes. No more dragging the kids to the furniture store (as fun as that is . . .). Now, if your brother-in-law springs a surprise visit on you, you can buy a pullout sofa with the click of a button. Office need an update? Buy a new lamp during naptime. And organizing your entryway is as easy as ordering a console on your smartphone while waiting in the school pick-up line.

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The Life in Your Twenties

Le 1 December 2016, 04:45 dans Humeurs 0

Being a woman in your 20s is a glorious thing. You’re at a stage where you can take risks in life and in your career, and the possibilities for both are seemingly endless. But that uncertainty can also cause stress, doubt (cough, quarter-life crisis, cough), and anxiety over whether you’ll ever reach your goals or truly have it all. So for all those times you just want to throw up your hands in frustration, this advice is for you. Read on, and know that it’s all going to be OK.

On Constant Worrying

Dufu says one of the greatest pieces of advice she ever received was about her constant worrying. “My mentor said, ‘If you would spend less time worrying about choices you don’t have and actually creating those choices, you would be better off.’ You know that dynamic of worrying about moving to a new city when you haven’t even applied to the job? Take that energy and instead apply it to the job application or interview.”

On the Quarter-Life Crisis

There might be no getting around the dreaded quarter-life crisis, but Dufu says connecting with people who are going through, or have already gone through, the same thing is crucial. “You need someone to tell you you’re not going crazy, people who have already been there, done that — who know it’s going to be OK and can help you achieve clarity through guidance and encouragement.”she says.

All the Difference in The World

Le 22 November 2016, 04:43 dans Humeurs 0

Every Sunday morning I take a light jog around a park near my home. There’s a lake located in one corner of the park. Each time I jog by this lake, I see the same elderly woman sitting at the water’s edge with a small metal cage sitting beside her.

This past Sunday my curiosity got the best of me, so I stopped jogging and walked over to her nuskin.

As I got closer, I realized that the metal cage was in fact a small trap.

There were three turtles, unharmed, slowly walking around the base of the trap.

She had a fourth turtle in her lap that she was carefully scrubbing with a spongy brush.

“Hello,” I said. “If you don’t mind my nosiness, I’d love to know what you’re doing with these turtles.”

She smiled. “I’m cleaning off their shells ,” she replied Thin Client.

“Anything on a turtle’s shell, like algae or scum, reduces the turtle’s ability to absorb heat and impedes its ability to swim. It can also corrode and weaken the shell over time.”

She went on: “I spend a couple of hours each Sunday morning, relaxing by this lake and helping these little guys out. It’s my own strange way of making a difference.

“But don’t most freshwater turtles live their whole lives with algae and scum hanging from their shells?” I asked.

“Yep, sadly, they do,” she replied.

“Well then, don’t you think your time could be better spent? And 99% of these turtles don’t have kind people like you to help them clean off their shells. So, no offense… but how exactly are your localized efforts here truly making a difference Nursing career Path?”

The woman giggled aloud.

She then looked down at the turtle in her lap, scrubbed off the last piece of algae from its shell, and said, “Sweetie, if this little guy could talk, he’d tell you I just made all the difference in the world.

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