5 Life-Changing Pieces of Advice to Help you get Through Anxiety

You're reading 5 Life-Changing Pieces of Advice to Help you get Through Anxiety, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. What does anxiety look like? Imagine. You’re hiking through a rough patch of mountainous woods, as dark and deep as the blackest sky. You’ve been here before many a time. This forest area falls in your way. You have to cross it in order to get to the other side, w...
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Travels with Snowbirds SELow campout Stone Mountan GA April 2019 adventures

This truly is a nice campground. We are on the loop pretty much dedicated for rallys so it is not as pretty as some of the others but it is still very nice. There are about 30 campsites on our loop and we take up 19 of them. Each has a grill and fire
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Up to Two Free Nights in Africa and the Middle East 2019 With Marriott and Mastercard

You can earn up to two free nights when you stay at your choice of 224 different participating hotel and resort properties in Africa and the Middle East from Sunday, April 7, 2019 through Tuesday, December 31, 2019… …but you must... The post Up to Two Free Nights in Africa and the Middle East 2019 With Marriott and Mastercard appeared first on The Gate.
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Crazy Things at Airports And on Planes

After about sixty years of air travel airports and airplanes I have seen many crazy things. Here are just a few Poor hygienewell first of all most men do NOT wash their hands after using the men's room. That in itself is as disgust
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An Emergency Car Battery Starter That Actually Works

This Imazing IM25 unit will probably come to the rescue the next time your car battery dies. Last week we reported on two small rechargeable batteries that claimed they could be used to jumpstart a car with a dead battery.  One of them utterly failed to do so, and the other one had ambiguous results.We suggest you should (re)read that review, because it includes a more general discussion on the topic of emergency starting a car with a dead battery.  What follows here is simply another review wit...
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Cu Chi Tunnels – Historic Vietnam War site near Saigon

The Cu Chi Tunnels are a network of tunnels to the northwest of Saigon built by communist guerrilla troops (Viet Cong). They were originally built during the resistance against French colonialists, and then expanded during the fight against American and South Vietnamese forces. The tunnel network is now a popular tourist attraction, being one of the most visited war-related sites in Vietnam. In fact according to TripAdvisor, the Cu Chi Tunnels is listed as the most popular thing to do in Ho C...
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Khao Kheow Open Zoo and Flight of the Gibbon

Booked a trip for a zipline through the jungle canopy in Chonburi. Was put with a group of 7 others. 6 were travelling together from Taiwan and another was from Hong Kong. We started with a short tour through one of the largest zoos I have ever seen. We fe
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First meal in Thailand

After recovering from 19 hours of travel and not being able to sleep on the plane I sat down for a meal on the waterfront with a spectacular view of the Rama VIII bridge. Had to start it the trip with some Pad Thai and a few Singhas.
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6 Reasons to Grab the Best-Ever 70,000 Mile Offer for Barclays Arrival Plus

It was once exciting to see this card offering 50,000 miles (rather than just 40,000) and charging its annual fee in year one. Now there's a better offer than they've ever had, and there are six good reasons to take advantage of it. Continue reading 6 Reasons to Grab the Best-Ever 70,000 Mile Offer for Barclays Arrival Plus...
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Unsung heroes of the Greek islands

The Greek islands are an ever-popular summer destination and perfect for exploring by yacht. While islands like Santorini, Mykonos and Corfu see large numbers of visitors in peak months, don’t let over-crowding deter you – beyond the abundant and much-loved Greek islands, numerous hideaway retreats await, relatively unknown and untouched by tourism. Brimming with wild […] The post Unsung heroes of the Greek islands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Over-tourism leads to under-tourism

While ‘over-tourism’ has been a hot topic over the past year, its antidote ‘under-tourism’ has gained momentum in the last few months and we are thrilled! We identify hugely with this new trend as we appreciate that tourist hoards can be off-putting for many, especially the discerning traveller who values exclusive experiences when exploring destinations […] The post appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Top #Abraaj executives arrested on U.S. fraud charges - Reuters

Top Abraaj executives arrested on U.S. fraud charges - Reuters:The chief executive and a managing partner of the collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd were arrested on U.S. charges that they defrauded their investors, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a federal prosecutor said on Thursday.Abraaj founder and Chief Executive Arif Naqvi was arrested in the United Kingdom last Friday, while managing partner Mustafa Abdel-Wadood was arrested at a New York hotel on Thursd...
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#Dubai regulator took 'appropriate' measures against Abraaj - The National

Dubai regulator took 'appropriate' measures against Abraaj - The National:Dubai’s financial services regulator took “appropriate” measures against collapsed private equity company Abraaj Group, but communication was lacking and there needs to be tighter scrutiny of high-risk entities, the regulator's chief executive said.“I think the actions we took were appropriate, but one of our lessons learnt is to better communicate our actions to the market, to address public concerns,” Bryan Stirewalt, ch...
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Abraaj founder Arif Naqvi charged with fraud in New York

Abraaj founder Arif Naqvi charged with fraud in New York:Arif Naqvi, the founder of the collapsed Dubai-based private-equity firm The Abraaj Group, has been charged with fraud and conspiracy in New York.Prosecutors claim Naqvi carried out a scheme, beginning in 2014, to defraud investors by hiding the firm’s failing financial health and stealing investor money, Bloomberg reported.Abraaj was the largest private equity player in the Middle East until its collapse last year following a row with inv...
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#Saudi Aramco's Quest to Become the World's Biggest Oil Consumer - Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco's Quest to Become the World's Biggest Oil Consumer - Bloomberg:Saudi Aramco is well known as the world’s top crude exporter. If all goes to plan, it may also become the biggest user of the fossil fuel.More than a third of Aramco’s oil is currently fed into its fully-owned and joint venture refineries, according to its bond prospectus. The company plans to double its refining network to handle as much as 10 million barrels a day by 2030, locking in a friendly buyer for the kingdom’s ...
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How We Hopscotch Our Car Between Marinas (For Realz…)

Long time followers know to brace themselves on April 1st around here – you just simply don’t trust ANYTHING my sweetie posts that day. Hopefully you got a kick out of his dream version of how we move our MINI Cooper between ports. However, many of you are probably left wondering just how actually move our car between marinas – like, for realz. So, here goes – it’s really not as complicated as you might think. First, a quick video documenting our last hopscotch from Sanford to Jacksonville: Why ...
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#Saudi Aramco's $12 Billion Bond Deal Fizzles - Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco's $12 Billion Bond Deal Fizzles - Bloomberg:The bonds issued by Saudi Aramco in this week’s unprecedented offering sank for a second day, marking a quick sell-off that calls into question the depth of the deal’s $100 billion of investor orders.Risk premiums on the oil giant’s $12 billion of bonds climbed amid a mild decline in oil prices and rising yields on the company’s sovereign parent. For the most actively traded piece of the offering -- $3 billion of 3.5 percent bonds due in 2...
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Agilysys Reports Findings of The State of Hospitality Technology Annual Research Study

Alpharetta, Ga. — April 11, 2019 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced the release of its annual hospitality infrastructure study, Guest Experience Management: How to Deliver What Matters Most to Guests.
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France, Paris

11h Assemblée Nationale Roland Lescure, Olivia Grégoier et Bruno Le Maire durant la discussion sur la privatisation d’ADP Copyright Jacques Witt / Sipa Press [Author: Jacques Witt]
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Climate change bills falter, Carlisle wants to be Honolulu prosecutor again, Hawaii County suing Big Pharma, Maui commissioners resign over vacation rental, Gabbard makes presidential debates, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Sunrise over Hawaii ©2019 All Hawaii News Hawaii Lawmakers Have Largely Dropped The Ball On Slowing Climate Change. Efforts to address the effects of a warming planet on a vulnerable island state have mostly fallen short this session. Civil Beat.Ranked voting, a new way to elect candidates for political office, could be coming to Hawaii if a bill making its way through the state Legislature becomes law. Star-Advertiser.Inside The Legislature’s Backroom Brawl Over A Water Rights Bill. As o...
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SALTO’s SVN-Flex innovative electronic locking technology enhances the guest experience, hotel management & more

SALTO's networked electronic locking SVN-Flex technology brings guest and staff credential updating to the ultimate point in access control: the door! This impressive new feature results in a variety of added benefits for the hospitality sector in particular by enhancing the guest experience, hotel management, security, IT and maintenance.
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#Qatar has no say in who runs Deutsche: foreign minister - Reuters

Qatar has no say in who runs Deutsche: foreign minister - Reuters:Qatar has no direct say in who runs Deutsche Bank, the country’s foreign minister said when he was asked on Thursday for Doha’s view on merger talks between Deutsche Bank and fellow German lender Commerzbank.Some 6.1 percent of the shares in Germany’s troubled lender are owned by two members of Qatar’s wealthy royal family, and the country’s sovereign wealth fund has also previously considered building a stake.“Qatar invests in ma...
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#Qatar Airways says Air Italy stake compliant with 2018 U.S.-Qatar aviation agreement - Reuters

Qatar Airways says Air Italy stake compliant with 2018 U.S.-Qatar aviation agreement - Reuters:State-owned Qatar Airways on Thursday dismissed concerns its 49 percent stake in Air Italy breaches a 2018 aviation agreement between the United States and Qatar, designed to address U.S. concerns that Gulf airlines had an unfair competitive advantage.The U.S is “looking very closely” at the deal after Republicans and Democrats said on Wednesday they were concerned it violated the agreement.Qatar Airwa...
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Oil prices slip as OPEC mulls output hike, U.S. stocks build - Reuters

Oil prices slip as OPEC mulls output hike, U.S. stocks build - Reuters:Oil prices fell on Thursday after sources said OPEC may raise output from July if Venezuelan and Iranian supplies fall further and prices keep rallying.Rising U.S. crude stockpiles also dragged U.S. futures down by more than $1 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell $1.03 to settle at $63.58 a barrel.Global benchmark Brent settled at $70.83 a barrel, down 90 cents. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumf...
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MIDEAST STOCKS- #Dubai ends 10-day rally, most Gulf markets little changed - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends 10-day rally, most Gulf markets little changed - Reuters:Dubai's stock market slid on Thursday as most of its financial shares dropped, snapping a 10-day winning streak, while other major Gulf markets were little changed.The Dubai index fell 0.6 percent, led by a 1.7 percent fall in Emirates NBD, ahead of its board meeting scheduled on April 16 to approve its first-quarter financial statement.On Wednesday, the lender said it would receive 554.5 million pounds ($725.6 mi...
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IHG Rewards Club 120,000 Point Offer Ending Soon

The IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card has a biggest-evern offer for a card with the loyalty program for Intercontinental, Kimpton, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. There are new benefits for this product launched last summer, even legacy IHG Rewards Club credit card customers can apply, and anecdotally IHG cards have been relatively easier to get approved for than some other Chase rewards cards. We now know this best-ever offer ends May 1. Continue reading IHG Rewards Club 120,000 Point Offer E...
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David Deutsch – Can Science Provide Ultimate Answers?

David Deutsch of Oxford University is my favorite physicist. He’s sharp as a tack, and sensible to boot. It’s always a pleasure to watch his videos on Robert Kuhn’s “Closer to Truth” youtube channel. Here’s one that I particularly like where he addresses the question “what are the limits of science?”  
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In Memory of My Dad on his Birthday

  Today was the day my dad was born. Repost from 2008   ------------       My dad's shop was a milking barn but when I was fourteen he stopped dairy farming and went into motorcycles. He kept farming rice, and went riding on the weekends. My dad had many different motorcycles, his Harley was his favorite. Later the shop became a hang out for those who loved to eat, breath and sleep motorcycles. My brothers, cousins, and friends still gather there to shoot the bull, drink beer and occasionally w...
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This is a photoblog of our first voyage in Horatio Sprague from Stone on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Staffordshire to Tewkesbury on the River Avon in Gloucestershire. The boat was launched on February 21 2018 in Stone by the builder Steve Heywood as an e
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