The greatest gift you can give someone is the gift of the interested listener.
Listening is one of the soft skills that may not be taught but developed over time. Otherwise, we may become poor listeners. Listening is a great skill to learn and
Here a few items to note while listening, really listen to one another:
- Listening to people brings out your love and concern for them.
- Giving one your time, you give them a portion your life.
- A listening eye is an act of kindness. Make kindness your lifestyle and not a time show.
Friendship isn’t a big thing, it’s a million little things such as listening.
Learn to be an amazing listener.
Running is one of the simplest exercises known to man. In comparison to non-runners, runners are more likely to extend their life expectancy. Whether you are a starter or a regular runner, you stand to reap from running benefits such as a healthier and longer life and clearing your mind. Running can also give you great results without having to subscribe to your local gym.
Being on the running track, you need to take caution at all times. Here are tips that
Walking enables you to warm and get ready for the run. Walking lowers the risk of injuries as the body especially the joints are being prepared for an activity. Consistent walking and increase in speed
Just like any other activity, it is great to book your running time on your calendar. This helps you be more organized and block your calendar. Follow a training schedule and plan out your runs/jogs.
Your body needs a day or two to rest and re-energize. The ‘rest days’ enable you to recover from the cramps. On your rest days, you can be lightly active through walks or take a swim.
The right gear ensures that your body assets are free from injuries. Get to a sports store and get yourself a proper pair of running shoes. You may seek advice from store personnel, however, be cautious as some of them may persuade you to purchase unfit running shoes. For ladies, a properly fitting sports bra is handing while running to keep the babies from bouncing and disrupting your running.
As you run, remember to always take a breath. Should you feel short of breath, slow down and a take breath. BUT do not abruptly stop, this will be like shutting down your body at once. Breath to relax and refill your energy box.
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Having dry hands is normal especially for those that use their arms for hard labor but it might be disturbing to some people. Other than using hand gloves, there are natural ways or remedies for dry and rough hands.
Here is a remedy that will kiss goodbye to dry and rough hands.
- Olive oil or coconut oil
- Lemon juice (optional)
- Warm water
- Pour a table-spoon of honey into a clean mixing cup
- Add a table-spoon of olive oil or coconut into the honey, stir till you get a consistent mixture.
- With already clean hands, apply the mixture on your hands.
- Leave for 10-15 minutes.
- Rinse with warm water and pat dry your hands.
- Then apply your favorite moisturizing cream
Repeat this procedure a few times a week to maintaining the hydrated, young, smooth and free of dryness.
It has been a year and a couple of months into blogging. Being sort of a ‘newbie’, I have had to learn lots of stuff here and there. It has been a journey of ups and downs. And in this journey I am glad that my posts have touched many and many have also enjoyed. I would also like to appreciate all people who have taken time to advise me on some stuff: both on blogging and living life.
My eyes are on the journey; to enjoy and learn. I am Unfinished I am work in progress.I am glad that my voice matters. Before I say goodbye, here is a quote:
“I’m inspired by so many blogs and the people behind them. I now have a voice.” — Annette’s Place
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