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6 Ways to Invest in Yourself in 2020

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6 Ways to Invest in Yourself in 2020

What does 2020 have in store for you?

Regardless of your big plans, it’s important to invest in yourself to make whatever you’re doing more enjoyable and meaningful. 

Put your mind and body first and the first of your goals and visions will follow. So here are a few simple things you can do to set up the conditions for a successful year:

Start meditating (or do it more consistently)

If you are looking for options for mental peace, there is no better option than meditation. Take a short break from your hectic schedule and spend a little time tuning listening to your breath or your inner thoughts. 

Studies show that meditation increases your immune system, and that’s just the beginning. Studies also prove that meditation has positive results on your mental performance by increasing your concentration, happiness, and self-awareness whereas cutting stress, anxiety and negative thoughts from your mind. Find the meditation guidance that works for you, and enjoy your practice! 

Eat foods that provide you energy

Every New Year Resolution list would be incomplete without “to be in perfect shape” goal. But if you focus on eating foods that give you energy, your weight will take care of itself. Don’t just switch to an extreme calorie-strict diet and get tired of it instantly. Forget about calories. 

Consume more water-based, whole foods like organic fruits and vegetables. Eat more raw and sprouted nuts like almonds and walnuts and seeds like sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Also, be sure to consume enough of the right fats like coconut oil and olive oil to help proper brain function. Notice how you feel after you eat. If you’re sluggish, whatever you eat isn’t serving you in the long run.

Get a more comfortable mattress

The quality of your sleep dictates so many of how you process your emotions and your general outlook on life. No one can deny the importance of sound sleep; it provides resilience again daily stress. How’s the mattress you’re sleeping on? If you’re not comfortable at night because your mattress is too soft or too hard, or because it’s retaining too much heat, your sleep will suffer the consequences.  To find the most comfortable mattress you can and get a rejuvenating night’s rest. 

Try five-minute planks every day

A slim fit body requires an exhausting workout and if you are not ready for that, you can start with this easy technique. It won’t take much of your time either. All you need to do is to spare 5 minutes at the start or end of the day and practice the planks regularly. They actually use your own body weight to strengthen up your core and help you suck in the hanging belly.  Here’s a quick 1-minute video on how to do it.

Practice Yoga

This ancient Indian practice helps to create harmony among mind and body offering weight reduction, improved energy, and muscle strength. This is also a great exercise to boost up your sexual life-affecting arousal, desire, and satisfaction. You can find plenty of starter videos on Youtube, or you can find classes in your local town or city.

Discover a new hobby or embrace an existing one

Ballet dance, colors on the canvas, musical performance, flying quadcopters or a chess match; what intimidates you more? The answer to this question opens up a bunch of new hobbies and interests that can bring you greater personal meaning. So, invest your time on what inspires you and consequently, you will discover your hidden talents.

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What Do I Need To Know About Buying Second-Hand Equipment?

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What Do I Need To Know About Buying Second-Hand Equipment?

You should know that any second-hand equipment bought for use at work might not be safe. Beware of the intended use of the equipment and get the operator’s handbook, especially for complex machines such as potato harvesters, telescopic handlers, and tractors.

Here is a checklist of what to look for when buying industrial parts. With this checklist, you should be able to identify any of the common defects on agricultural machines.

•           Are there any defective or missing guards for the dangerous parts such as chopping mechanisms, cutters, pulleys, belts, rotating shafts or sprockets?

•           Are there defective or missing stand-off guards for tines, pick-ups or blades?

•           Are the guard fastenings unsuitable or poorly maintained especially those covering power transmission parts such as PTO shafts?

•           Are the safety devices such as emergency stops damaged or working poorly?

•           Are the controls and their functions poorly labelled?

•           Is there lack of proper access to the operator’s position?

•           Are the instructions, decals and warning signs hard to read or poorly translated in foreign languages?

Some of the health and safety concerns on agricultural machinery include the following.

•           Tractors with damaged/missing cabs or those lacking rollover protective structures

•           Potato harvesters with poorly guarded haulm and cleaning rollers

•           Power harrows with damaged, inadequate or missing stand-off guards

•           Sprayers lacking chemical induction systems, protective clothing lockers or emergency clean water containers

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5 Effective Strategies to Get Your Music Noticed

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5 Effective Strategies to Get Your Music Noticed

With so many talented and famous musicians around, it is not easy to make the name of oneself in the music industry. Writing lyrics, composing music, and giving a final touch to the song sounds like an easy task, but the real challenge comes when you need to promote it. The musicians begin each song is with the several questions in their mind, will I be able to make my music heard? Can my song track be the next hit in the music industry? Making music is an emotional and personal activity; therefore, sharing with others and promoting it seems like a foreign and forced concept. Unless you plan to keep it secret, it’s okay not to market it, but if you want to stand out in the music industry, then you have to sell it at any cost.

As much of a daunting task promotion appears to be internet has made it pretty easier. This, however, goes without saying your primary focus must be on creating terrific music. Even if your marketing is quintessential, if your music is not up to the mark, you will not be able to stick out. Marketing your music is essential, especially if you wish to get your name out there or you like getting recognized and famous. If you are one of those who loves attention and waiting for the time when your audience comes to you for a selfie, then it’s crucial to promote your work first. Doing nothing will not get you anywhere, and your music will stay with you only. So it’s time you take matters in your hand and follow these effective strategies of music promotion to get your music heard. Let’s make you famous!

1.Social Media Presence

As a music artist, all you want is the utmost spotlight on our work, and social media is the best source of promoting your work for free of cost. Your social media’s smart presence is undoubtedly the best way to nurture your audience and fill your gigs.  Make the best use of the pinned posts on your twitter account.

Your header is the first thing that your visitors notice when they stalk your profile, so why not take advantage of this free space? Put up a genteel and striking post to keep your visitors entertained and hooked on your profile. Apart from your gorgeous face, your Instagram stories and posts must cabaret your music talent as well. To enhance your post engagements, make sure you are making the right use of all the hashtags as they are the best source of attracting the audience. Take the full advantage of the sound cloud and other musical applications as well; put up your music videos and audios on your social media to attract the most audience.

2.Take advantage of radio

As basic and hoary the medium of communication radio is, consulting hip hop radio promotion companies like Caliboy Music is still one the best source of promoting your music. It is all about audio calls and music, and people always look for the radio jockey recommendations when they are in search of new music. Radio will help you reach a new wave of fans and maybe some fans can lead you to the sponsor of your next track as well.

Pro tip: prior to sending your song for promotion, be sure you have attained the copyright of your song and get your music registered with the right performance organization. It will help you get paid gigs, what more do we want than getting paid for something we love to do? It’s like a dream come true.

3.Blog posts

Get your music featured in the top music blog posts. The blog post reviews of your music can get you a timely and massive range of the audience. Reach out to the famous bloggers for the music review by writing them a precise yet comprehensive email. Once you have gotten it reviewed, make sure you appreciate their help and thank them for their support, as you may need their service in the future as well.

On the other hand, you can start a blog post as well. Narrate your music journey and the scuffles that you faced up till now. It will not only help you grow, but you will be able to motivate a struggling artist as well. Or maybe some renowned music artist stumble upon your post and contact you for his next duet? 

4.Do not be a musician only

The key to excelling in this world is to be a multi-tasker; being a musician alone means you have to take third party help for your promotional activities. It is a costly procedure, and you have to rely entirely on someone else for your job, which is quite risky. If you want more exposure, be more than a musician, be a writer for your blog posts, and marketer for your promotion. Being a complete package today is what gets you to the highest stage of your career.

Do not just make music, but inspire others through your music journey. Talk more about social issues and how you, as a musician, can contribute to society’s betterment. As a musician, you have a huge social responsibility. So it is advisable to take advantage of your public presence and contribute to the CSR activities.

5.Share behind the screen stories

The best way to create a hype among your fans and get instant fame is to share your backstage pictures and videos. As creepy as it sounds, fans are more interested in their favorite celebrities’ personal life than their art. So make sure you share your own but not to private or controversial stories on your social media. The musicians must realize their fans will not think for a second before canceling them if they mess up so they should a little cautious.

Conclusion

Access to the audience has become much easier today. However, the competition out there is pretty fierce, so make sure you develop eye-catching strategies to move up in the world.

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BLACK FEMALE CEO LAUNCHES Axis™ HEMP IN A CAP

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BLACK FEMALE CEO LAUNCHES Axis™ HEMP IN A CAP BEVERAGE

BLACK FEMALE CEO LAUNCHES Axis™ HEMP IN A CAP BEVERAGE BRAND WITH UNIQUE PATENT TO COMBAT MOTHERS CANCER TREATMENTS Axis™ Hemp in A Cap Innovation Powered by VesslTechnologyTM

PHOENIX – (November 2, 2020) – Ja-nice Johnson, Founder and CEO of Axis™ Hemp in A Cap, has launched the now leading Hemp Infused Beverage brand nationwide. The innovative patent stemmed from necessity as the CEO was in search of various Cannabinoid treatments to administer to her mother battling Stage 4 Cancer. After tedious efforts of mixing products to aid to her mother’s treatments, Ja-nice then acquired the license to the unique Vessl™ technology to incorporate into beverages and is now leading the market with her innovation.

Vessl™- the company who provides its unique patent, recently announced their partnership with GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, Miguel who also serves as a Corporate Ambassador and Advisor for the brand. The patented bottle closure provides instant and pressurized mixing of the beverage with alkaline water immediately prior to use. With this technology the premium quality 6oz Hemp beverage holds and protects 25mg of hemp extract and flavor to provide the best all-natural ready-to-drink Hemp cocktail. No sugars, no calories, packed with electrolytes, B & C Vitamins and Zinc to rehydrate and boost your immune system.

Axis™ has now developed a product line of four (4) Hemp infused beverages:  Triple Berry Daiquiri, Strawberry Daiquiri, Lemon Drop Daiquiri and Mighty Mango Daiquiri. 

Supporting medical studies continue to show the numerous benefits of a cannabinoid alleviating neuropathic pain, inflammation, anxiety and more. Furthermore, athletes have taken to this wave utilizing it post workout to alleviate sore muscles. No matter your preference of use, Johnson wants consumers to know, “Every sip is a tribute to those surviving, fighting, or anyone loss to this illness.”

A company committed to diversity with a model of inclusion, Axis is minority owned and operated in addition to being LGBTQ+ inclusive. Recent studies have shown that black women-owned businesses represented the highest rate of growth of any group over the last five years, deemed necessity entrepreneurs starting businesses out of necessity and innovation. Axis™ has been diligent in becoming a leading company, working to create and ease the burden for those battling cancer, post workout recovery, and health enthusiast who understand the health benefits of Cannabinoid use and with that Johnson is a reminder that these Black Female Entrepreneurs are changing the game.

Where to buy: www.twisttoaxis.com

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