(ghostwriting) So you want to eat organic meals? But organic food is expensive to buy. There is a solution to that! Grow organic food and enjoy delicious meals at low cost.
While you may have a limited amount of space, you can utilise it effectively to grow your produce. All you need to do is roll up your sleeves and start growing your own mini organic vegetable farm.
1. Start with a plan
Before you start your mini organic farm, plan for the fruits, vegetables and herbs you want to plant. Base it on what wi...
(ghostwriting) A well-balanced meal full of nutrients gives us the fibre, proteins, carbohydrates, essential fats, minerals and vitamins necessary to function, live and develop optimally.
We need a variety of foods to get all the nutrients we need. In fact, we need seven types of nutrients and not all nutrients like water and fibre provide energy but are still important.
Consuming nutritious meals is important for you and your family and involves eating good quality foods with nutrients in it while reducing...
(ghostwriting) Achieving balance in life is crucial.
Today, life is incomparably faster than ever before. The lines between work and play are blurring every day and as life evolves, achieving balance is even more critical than ever.
A survey of about 1,200 workers in each of eight major economies around the world found that one-third of full-time workers are having a hard time managing work-life balance.
We all know that a balanced life feels great – everything works like one well-oiled fluid machine. Work ...
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Before you embark on this exhilarating journey of pregnancy and parenthood, there are a few important things to consider like healthcare and insurance.
Planning ahead can sometimes seem daunting, but the sooner you look into your health insurance options, the easier it will be for you to organise your hospital care and delivery options.
(ghostwriting) Most events are inundated with all types of "swag." Swag is a branded product that is given to you by a company after you've spoken with someone or interacted with the brand. It's nothing new! We've been exposed to swag long before the age of the internet. The nature of swag is changing though; it's no longer adequate to throw pens and keychains at your prospects.
A well thought out swag bag can be an essential marketing tool to generate buzz and conversation at your next corporate event. Thi...
(ghostwriting) Communication in the workplace is essential and communicating confidently makes all the difference — in improving workplace relationships, achieving project success, and in developing your career further.
But often the workplace is riddled with situations that can cause you to lose your confidence or not gain any confidence at all, affecting the way you communicate. Fortunately, confidence can be developed, and it is possible to communicate with confidence in your workplace with these six habits:...
(ghostwriting)The demand for food is growing globally as the world’s population explodes. To meet this demand agriculture needs to increase yields without compromising the ability of future generations to provide for their food requirements.
The answer to preserving our environment and stopping further damage to the ecosystem lies in sustainable farming – a system which is sustainable environmentally, socially and economically.
Sustainable farming means producing food, fibre, plant or animal products witho...
(ghostwriting)These days, we often hear the word “mindful” or “mindfulness”. In fact, the practise of mindfulness — the act of being present in the moment — is almost as ubiquitous as breathing.
And now mindfulness has even permeated into the realm of leadership.
If you are in a leadership role, you probably face stress that comes with your position. Not only do you have to be disciplined but you also face enormous responsibility towards others — as you guide them through their job roles and instill productivity
(ghostwriting)Is lack of sleep affecting your organisation? This seems to be a growing trend in a 24/7 economy that the world now operates in. And the story in Australia is the same. According to research by Deloitte Access Economics, 39.8 per cent of Australians experience some form of inadequate sleep, resulting in productivity losses of $17.9 billion or $2418 per person as of 2016-2017.
Inadequate sleep not only causes tiredness and fatigue but sleep disorders such as insomnia, restless legs syndrome an...
(ghostwriting) These businesses are in the position to drive change in the way we eat and sustain our planet.
As a result, many food establishments are adopting sustainable and eco-friendly approaches to creating food.
This food is organic and fresh, made from fruits, vegetables and herbs grown by the restaurant.
There are many farm-to-fork restaurants around the world along with upscale urban restaurants that serve food created from produce grown in their edible gardens.
And you can be one of them.
(ghostwriting) Call it diary-writing if you like; journaling is an activity that involves putting your thoughts, ideas, and feelings down on paper. Journaling serves two primary purposes — recording events for posterity and for it's cathartic effect.
Many influential people in history kept journals, andpeople still use journaling for its many health benefits.
1. Stress reduction
Putting your feelings and emotions into words activates the prefrontal region of the brain and reduces the response in the amygdal...
(ghostwriting)There are plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits available in the supermarkets and at your favourite farmer’s market.
But it’s nothing like growing your own produce.
Even if you live in an apartment.
If you have a balcony – then this is one area you can allocate to growing a vegetable garden which is sustainable and nourishes your body and your soul.
1. Sunlight: Start by assessing the amount of sunlight you get in your balcony. When does sunlight hit your balcony and from which direction?
We all know that there is magic in music. Music soothes and heals and changes our moods.
Music is also the soundtrack for adolescents and young adults.
You often find them engrossed in music, headphones stuck on their ears, utterly oblivious to the world.
For them, music is the way they express themselves, build their identity and connect with peers.
It is their language.
It turns out there is a connection between music and the development of their brain.
Music plays an integral part in the t...
Now that you have decided to self-publish, it’s time to consider the design elements of your book.
Most writers know they need to create a great book cover design, but good design principles for the interior pages are often neglected. This results in a poor reading experience for the reader. That means you might be losing readers and getting bad reviews for your book simply because you failed to design it properly.
If you don’t want to get bad reviews, you need to make sure your book layout i...
(ghostwriting) Writing is a lonely endeavor. You only have your thoughts and imagination to keep you company as you type away on your laptop for hours. Now that sounds isolating.
If you find yourself yearning for the company of like-minded people, then maybe joining a writers’ group is your answer.
If there are no writers’ groups in your area and joining a virtual group is not that appealing to you, then perhaps you should start a writers’ group of your own.
Before you start your writers’ group, let’s find ...