Let’s Talk About Love

Love is a four letter word that is arguably the most powerful word the alphabets made. Many people have written on this topic and discussions erupted regarding this topic there is no greater feeling on earth than being in love and being loved in return. Whether it is family love or love between man and a woman, boy or girl, the feeling of being loved surpasses everything you might think of. But when is the right time to tell someone that you love him/her? In Africa we say, love is like a cough you can’t hide it! I won’t tell you the time to say I love you, but I will tell you when I say it as it works for me and I believe it can work for anyone who is genuinely in love.

Now is the time to say I love you:

There is no better time to tell him/her that you love them than now. If you feel it expresses it! Be it by verbally or through actions just let that person know you love and care for him/her. Don’t wait for an opportune moment because love is not as a result of opportunity. It is a choice we make in our hearts, even when there is no good reason to do that. We are not sure of tomorrow or what can happen to the people we love. So words you could have waited, things you could have put on hold, say and do them right there and then.



Say it during hard times:

A lot is wrought by love than these world dreams of. There are times when saying I love you or by actions counts more than any other remedy that we might get. When we are hit, love can give us the strength to stand again, the hope that all be alright, that there is someone who cares and we are important in their lives. This goes deeper into the hearts of the people we love and they are ever indebted to our love.

People who matter are around:

There is no better time to express love than when other people who matter to the person you love are around. It gives them a sense of pride and nods of approval from friends or family members give the person confidence to love you back. It also lets them know you are part of them or even more in the life of the person. If a person allows you to meet people who matter a lot in their lives, it means they need or consider you to be part of them. Such are the times to plant the seed of love to the person and the people surrounding her.

Seungri holds successful fan signing event for ‘Let’s Talk About Love’

Seungri holds successful fan signing event for ‘Let’s Talk About Love’

A lot can be said on this topic, but simplicity in love works miracles. There is no need to worry or pretend if you owe someone some love. Let’s pay the debt; you never know how many miles that single step will take your loved one. It is the simple things we do, things we say now, not later that will change what stands between you and those you love. Say you love them in the morning, during the day in the evening; create time to express your love as nothing is worth more than love.

Optimizing Your Workout Sessions By Avoiding Common Gym Injuries

Nowadays you find that many people are prioritizing on healthy living with many of them taking up dieting, excising and sports as a remedy to keeping fit and maintaining healthy bodies. When it comes to fitness, you find that those who do not have the time to indulge in a specific sport tend to choose gym workouts as this is easier to fit into their busy schedules. That said you find that sometimes people regularly develop injuries during workouts, something that hampers their quest fitness.

Common injuries that people may pick up during gym workouts

The first type of injury is the lower back injury. This is a common injury that develops when one lifts heavy weights which put a strain on the back. This injury is more likely to develop when one lifts a certain amount of weight from their lower back, causing a strain on the back muscles which may lead to soreness and sometimes serious injury.

The second common gym injury is the shoulder injury. One will notice a shoulder injury through a mild or sharp pain that may prevent them performing exercises that will put a strain on the shoulders .This type of injury is incurred when one over trains the shoulder, muscles or does not do proper warm-up before excising .

Avoid These 5 Progress-Killing Mistakes

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The next type of injuries affects the knees, feet and ankles. Injuries that affect these body areas usually cause soreness, swelling and inflammation around the affected area, which may lead to discomfort while training and in extreme cases may restrict mobility preventing workouts that involve legs.

Effect of injuries on training

Gym injuries especially serious one usually take a toll on one’s morale which may cause one to fall behind on his or her fitness goals. Aside from effect on morale injury may also cause permanent limb damage which may affect the person’s ability to perform physical activities.

Simple preventive measures to gym injuries

The most important sport or fitness rule is to always warm up. However fit and full of energy one may feel before a gym session it is always prudent not to skip warm up sessions as they prepare the body for workouts, especially before heavy workouts by increasing blood flow which takes oxygen to the whole body, or specific body parts in case of isolation exercises. After workout one should also make sure to do warm down and stretch session to relax the muscles.

Wearing the right gear is paramount to making sure one optimizes a gym workout session and also makes sure that the body is cushioned against injuries. This is especially true when it comes to knees, feet and ankles. When one performs certain exercises for instance running, proper footwear will help absorb shock from the ground thus preventing injuries. Other gear includes belts for heavy lifting, knee and wrist straps which support the respective body parts during workouts preventing injuries.

How To Avoid Over-Stressing Your Joints While Exercising

How To Avoid Over-Stressing Your Joints While Exercising

Proper exercise technique for different exercises will also prevent the affected body parts from being strained thus preventing injuries. Exercise technique can be shown by a professional trainer or gym instructor.

All in all you find that observing simple training protocol and getting enough rest after workouts will make sure that a person’s body remains fatigue and injury free enabling you to meet your fitness goals with ease.

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Working For A Small Company

Many people may be ready to accept the first job offer that they get because they need to pay their huge student loans and the bills that they incur on a daily basis. However, others take some time to decide if they are going to accept such an offer before selecting a company that meets their needs and suits their goals. Nowadays, there is stiff competition in the job market and hence, you need to consider the pros and cons of accepting a job offer from a small firm if you are looking for a job in a company that suits all your job requirements.

The pros of working for a small firm

1) Your bosses are more likely to notice your talents when you work for a small firm. In effect, they will enable you to have a more fulfilling career by giving you pay raises and promoting you fast if your performance is good.

2) Small companies usually have a maximum of five hundred employees. Hence, if you work for one of them you will be able to excel easily as long as you are talented enough to go up the corporate ladder. If you have not specialized in any specific field but you are able to handle different projects and learn new skills, one of the smaller organizations can easily give you a job. In fact, you become more competent by gaining more experience when you get involved in various projects.

3) Large companies were a favorite choice for many people in the past because their job security was better. However, nowadays, they do not have or they offer little job security as witnessed by the downsizing of employees that they are currently undertaking. Small organizations on the other hand build a committed and loyal workforce by allowing interaction between the employees and the top management. Hence, working for a small firm allows you to work closely with your boss, become friends with him/her and learn more from him/her.

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The cons of working for a small firm

1) Work hours for a small company can differ from one week to the next. You can therefore find yourself working 34 hours for one week and 60 hours the next one since you have to do your work when it comes. You can experience problems of not knowing the amount of money on your paycheck if it is your only source of income.

2) Most small companies are usually unable to cater for sick days, health benefits, retirement benefits and they may even be unable to pay for holidays as well as vacations. Hence, working for a small firm forces you to take care of these expenses by using your own money.

Balancing act: Big, small companies offer different advantages, disadvantages

Balancing act: Big, small companies offer different advantages, disadvantages

3) One of the biggest disadvantages of working for a small firm is that you earn a small salary. A small company does not have a defined structure for its operations and hence, it finds it very challenging to award bonuses and salary increments.

Working for a small firm has its advantages and disadvantages. Hence, since you are the only one who knows what you want and can handle, it is advisable for you to know about the aforementioned pros and cons before making a decision as to whether you want to work for one.