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    5 Ways To Make Your Money Work Harder

    Image: Pixabay (CC0) Money isn’t the most important thing in this world, but it is necessary. Not everyone can be millionaires, but we can all learn to be smarter with our finances. Aside from boosting bank balances, it additionally lifts a weight of stress from the shoulders. Frankly, that’s a reward that everyone should aspire to achieve regardless of their current situation.  While we all (not least me) love to moan about finances, it doesn’t change the situation. Thankfully, the following five tips will. Stop overspending Finding ways to increase your earnings isn’t always easy and may take a lot of time. However, it isn’t the only way to see…

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    2 Tips For Keeping Your Dog Safe

    Being a dog owner brings a lot of responsibilities, one of which is making sure they’re safe. Aside from seeing to their needs, dogs can be quite clumsy and aren’t fully aware of what’s good for them and what isn’t. It’s for this reason that you need to make sure you’re taking proper care of your dog, and not just letting them do whatever they like. That often means being strict with your pet and making sure you know what they need, rather than what they want. That’s not to say you shouldn’t let your dog have fun, but being careless is going to put both you and them in…

  • The Misadventures with My First Camera

    Picture this – a bright-eyed teenager, armed with a shiny new digital camera, sets out to document the world like never before. That was me several years ago, and to say my journey was a whirlwind romance filled with picturesque misadventures would be an understatement.  My first expedition into the wild, armed with my camera, culminated in what I would later term the “Great Lakeside Incident.” There I was, trying to capture a serene sunset, when my camera slipped, executed a perfect somersault, and splashed into the lake. But fear not, dear readers, for this was just the beginning! Unforgettable Misadventures As I began to understand the origin of cameras…

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    How Photography Can Ignite Your Imagination

    Photographs can have a powerful impact on the imagination. Whether they are a documentary image that captures the impact of war or an artistic portrait, a well-crafted photograph can convey emotion and story. Getting inspiration for photography doesn’t have to be difficult. From trying new techniques to traveling to different locations, there are many ways to find new inspiration for your photos. It’s a Way to Express Yourself Photography is an art form that allows for a lot of personal expression. The best photographers, like Zoe Reardon can create images that express their personalities and emotions. Photography can also be used to document events in our lives or to share…

  • Five Ways You May Be Standing In The Way Of Your Company’s Success

    If your business is going through a challenging time, it’s important that you’re able to identify the roadblocks that stand in your way. After all, this will put you in the best possible position to do something about it, meaning they will not serve as a hindrance to your long-term success.  Of course, there are many challenges that you’ll face that are caused by no fault of your own – such as consumer spending habits. However, there are other challenges that could be self-inflicted, such as failing to understand your audience or not using your social media to your advantage.  Photo by Mailchimp on Unsplash With that in mind, here are…