Tag: Health

Dying 27 years old Australian might change your life with her vigorous life advice

Sometimes it takes a heartbreaking letter from a dying woman to remind us not to stress the small stuff. Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old woman from Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on January 4, 2018.

It’s a strange thing to realize and accept your mortality at 26 years young. It’s just one of those things you ignore. The days tick by and you just expect they will keep on coming; Until the unexpected happens.

I always imagined myself growing old, wrinkled and grey- most likely caused by the beautiful family (lots of kiddies) I planned on building with the love of my life. I want that so bad it hurts.”

“That’s the thing about life; It is fragile, precious and unpredictable and each day is a gift, not a given right. I’m 27 now. I don’t want to go. I love my life. I am happy. I owe that to my loved ones. But the control is out of my hands.”

                             

We all know that life is a precious gift that should be cherished above all else, but it’s easy to lose sight of that fact as we struggle through our daily routines.

 

Also, remember if something is making you miserable, you do have the power to change it – in work or love or whatever it may be. Have the guts to change. You don’t know how much time you’ve got on this earth so don’t waste it being miserable. I know that is said all the time but it couldn’t be truer.”

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My top 3 New Year Resolutions. Whats yours?

Your resolution can be to start something new – a pottery class or salsa dancing. The key is for it be something fun and constructive, plus you get to learn a whole new skillset at the same time. Well, now’s your chance to sit down and prepare a list of important lifestyle changes you want to make, and being the charitable and caring bunch that we are here at Lifehack, we’ve decided to give you a bit of help – because since the majority of people fail to stick to their resolution, you’ll need all the help you can get.

Give up cigarettes: A bit of bad habit that a lot of people don’t know how to kick, smoking will not only endanger your health but can burn a hole in your wallet as well. Just be prepared to dedicate a lot of willpower to giving up cigarettes once and for all. 

Learning Web Development & Coding: Indeed IT has immense potential and scope in coming future. No one denies this fact so if you want to remain on that stream and want to be among the people who love to be their own boss executes projects from home than nothing is better than to learn web development and languages such as HTML, CSS, PHP. Moreover, learn photoshop the best software to enhance your skills. The best website for that can help you is http://www.w3schools.com

Going carb-free: I have decided to quit everything that is composed of carbs such as bread, burger, pizza and few other things like junk and fizzy drinks. Let’s see after leaving this how 2018 treats me in my outlook

– Give up cigarettes

– Learning web development & coding

– Going carb free

Focus on one goal at a time and work on that fully before moving on. For example, don’t resolve to “get a whole new body” – instead pledge to lose a dress size by March, and thereafter lose 2lbs every month. By setting milestones and time-bound goals, you stand a much better chance of success.

Don’t think of what you’re giving up, but what you’re gaining. For example, if you’re giving up smoking, save all the money you would have spent on cigarettes and spend the money on a holiday at the end of the year.

Top 10 New Year resolutions

1.Lose weight – 48%

  1. Exercise more – 41%

  2. Save more money – 32%

  3. Improve diet – 31%

  4. Something else – 22%

  5. Pursue a career ambition – 15%

  6. Spend more time with family – 14%

  7. Take up a new hobby – 12%

  8. Decorate at home – 11%

  9. Cut down on alcohol – 9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Effective Techniques to Help Recover from Emotional Abuse

Occasionally, you may end up plainly included with somebody who gets joy from putting down others and influencing them to feel hopeless. A sincerely injurious and manipulative individual will accept each open door to constantly make your life troublesome.

 

Psychological mistreatment can adverse effect you if you permit it. For instance, it can disintegrate your self-assurance. On the off chance that you are experiencing consistent psychological mistreatment from your manager, associate or companion, your trust in your own recognition’s and impulses destroy and you may build up a sentiment inadequacy in the relationship.

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Perceive that you are not the issue

If you are in a circumstance where you are being subjected to psychological mistreatment, perceive that it is the abuser and not you that has the issue. When you perceive that you are ordinary and OK and they are not, it will be anything but difficult to give some setting to your circumstance.

 

Try not to live willfully ignorant

Try not to live trying to claim ignorance and rationalize them on the off chance that they are candidly harsh. Acknowledge that you have been manhandled and that the mishandle may have detrimentally affected your mental and enthusiastic state. Acknowledgment is a piece of the arrangement. When you have acknowledged the issue, set up a technique that will enable you to recuperate and pick up control of the circumstance. 

Evaluate your relationship and the outcomes of the choices you will make to address the oppressive relationship

If your relationship is an easygoing one or expert one, for example, that with a partner or a manager, at that point you can essentially extreme relationship or report them to higher administration with no ethical compunctions. On the off chance that it’s a nearer relationship, for example, that with a relative or companion, at that point you need to measure choices deliberately as the harm can be far more awful for both of you. Read on surviving a separation

Set limits

If you are seeing someone the whole deal with a candidly oppressive individual, it is imperative to define clear limits that must not be crossed. It is likewise essential to make results if those limits are crossed. If you are excited about authorizing limits, they will fill in as an effective discouragement.

Stand up to them specifically constantly

Candidly injurious individuals will exploit your shortcomings. If somebody is being harsh, go up against them straightforwardly, conclusively and reliably. Influence it to clear that the conduct isn’t worthy

Adhere to the ‘weaving’

Candidly oppressive individuals are spooks and are great at wrecking you with their manipulative and self-serving contentions. On the off chance that you have concluded that you will stand up to them on a specific issue, guarantee you put your point over basically and succinctly.

They will attempt to influence you to feel regretful or influence the showdown to appear to be unjustifiable. Be that as it may, it is imperative to put things unmistakably into point of view. You are really standing up to them considering the conduct that they are displaying.

Just cut them off

On the off chance that the individual is so damaging and you have truly had enough, at that point you must separate the association with such conclusiveness that there will be no space for talks. This will be a hard choice yet if you are abandoning, you have clearly measured your choices and chose that leaving will be superior to remaining.

Look for proficient help and direction

On the off chance that you have endured manhandle which has deeply affected you, at that point it is vital to look for some expert offer assistance. With regards to mending, there is nobody estimate fits all. You may need to visit an expert instructor keeping in mind the end goal to survey your individual circumstance and recommend a remedy for mending and recuperation post injury.

Psychotherapeutic instructors and mentors can help you through the passionate injury. Since mending from a passionate injury can some of the time be a protracted and troublesome process, it is judicious to have proficient direction close by amid that procedure.

Find new sound connections

On the off chance that you have left a troublesome passionate relationship, look for help systems among your relatives, companions, associates or even the group. These will have the capacity to give you incredible solace and will animate the mending procedure.

Proceed onward

Try not to choose not to move on. Life is too short to live before. Look to the future and all the new potential outcomes for solace and joy that are sitting tight for you.

Best Recommended Natural food

Healthy eating is all about balance.You can make the most of your most loved food regardless of the possibility that they are high in calories, fat or included sugars. The key is eating them just sometimes and adjusting them out with more advantageous nourishments and more physical activity.

Below is the list of some good food that will help you to maintain your health

10: Apple

Apples are to a great degree rich in vital cancer prevention agents, flavonoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and cell reinforcements in apples may help diminish the danger of creating a tumor, hypertension, diabetes, and coronary illness. This article gives a nourishing profile of the leafy foods conceivable medical advantages

9: Banana

Bananas are among the world’s best sources of potassium. They are additionally high in vitamin B6 and fiber. Bananas are reasonably helpful and convenient.

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8: Eggs

A portion of the astonishing medical advantages of eggs incorporate their capacity to adjust supplement allow in the body, bring down “terrible” cholesterol levels, increment intellectual capacity, secure the heart, counteract eye malady, detoxify the body, keep certain diseases, enable you to shed pounds, and certification appropriate development and improvement.

7: Meat

Since meat contains a lot of protein, this could be helpful to the body as the requirement for protein is a vital one for the body. Since protein is said to enhance the general wellbeing and prosperity of one’s body, there are different advantages, for example, the repair and working of body tissues and also the creation of antibodies that will shield the body from diseases, in this way fortifying the insusceptible framework too. Above all, since meat contains all the fundamental amino acids, it certainly positions as outstanding amongst other wellsprings of protein.

6: Almonds

Almonds are high in monounsaturated fats, a comparable sort of prosperity propelling fats as are found in olive oil, which has been connected with diminished peril of coronary disease. Research exhibits that eating almonds close by a high glycemic list food through and through cuts down the glycemic record of the supper and decreases the climb in glucose in the wake of eating.

5: Peanuts

Peanuts are incredibly tasty and high in supplements and cell fortifications. A couple of examinations show that peanuts can empower you to get more fit.

4: Carrot

The carrot is a common root vegetable. It is incredibly brilliant and crunchy and stacked with supplements like fiber and vitamin K. Carrots are in like manner high in carotene tumor counteractive action operators, which have different favorable circumstances.

3: Cucumber

If you are too much made up for lost time with, making it difficult to drink enough water, bite on the cool cucumber, which is 96 percent water. It will joyfully compensate!Eat cucumber, and your body gets assistance from heartburn.Cucumber is likewise extremely rich in vitamin K.

2: Fish and other seafood

Fish and different kinds of seafood have a tendency to be extremely sound and nutritious. They are particularly rich in omega-3 unsaturated fats and iodine, two supplements that a great many people don’t get enough of.

1: Oats

Oats are fantastically solid. They are stacked with supplements, and furthermore contain capable strands called beta-glucans, appeared to have various advantages.

What makes Istanbul attractive to expats than Dubai?

It is a first thought that comes to mind of travelers when ever they think to repose for a while and forage for a place where they get the best hospitality, beaches, respite spots. Dubai is indeed now a prevalent expat location for travelers from both the Eastern and Western hemispheres. A fraction of people thinks of Istanbul as a destination for new adventures. Part of the reason for this is that, while expats in Dubai can survive without having zero knowledge of the language that is Arabic but certainly, that’s not possible in  Turkey, you need to know advance basic language in order to survive.

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While interpreters are plentiful, and expats can also choose to rely on close or trusted Turkish-speaking friends, having to communicate through a third party can be stressful at times.

Istanbul, like Dubai, has much to offer expats who choose to live there. Split by the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul is a modern, culture-rich city with one foot in Europe and the other in Asia. Bridging East and West, the city dazzles with local markets, ancient palaces, and minarets coexisting with modern art and entertainment.

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The capital of three successive empires, Istanbul has seen an influx of colonizers, settlers, merchants, conquerors, and migrant communities, all that have left a mark to make this amazing city an irresistible draw for those looking for a life filled with new and exciting adventures.

Below we compare life in Dubai with that in Istanbul, looking at various aspects of living in both metropolises that can influence a decision to move to either city.

Cost of Living

Istanbul is not only the cultural hub of Turkey but also boasts an impressive heritage. Dotted by picturesque landscapes and an abundance of historical sites and waterfronts, the capital is where most expats choose to live.

Its popularity has resulted in sky-rocketing rents and high utility costs. A night out on the town at an upscale restaurant can cause a big dent in the wallet. Notoriously high petrol prices make Istanbul’s well-connected public transport network an attractive and viable option.

Although one of the costliest cities in Turkey, Istanbul is cheaper than its neighboring European cities, and the cost of living in Istanbul is still considerably cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai is extremely costly even more than your imagination but a blessing in disguise is you can survive in a cheap way as well because no one is forcing you to be in a 5-star apartment.

Estimated Price:

Studio Apartment: AED  5000 ( Marina/Tecom/JBR)

1 Bed Apartment : AED   6500 ( Marina/Tecom/ JBR)

2 Bed Apartment: AED  4000 ( Sharjah)

Bed Space: AED 400 ( 4 people) ( Tecom)

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While Dubai ranks 23rd on Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey for 2015, Istanbul comes in way below in 99th position. Turkey has yet to be admitted to the EU, and expats with foreign purchasing power are often able to live a very comfortable life, even in the relatively more populated and expensive regions of Istanbul.

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Even those expats who earn in Turkish Lira are still able to afford the odd luxury. Like in most large cities, the cost of living is a direct result of lifestyle choices and location.

Cultural Adjustments

As in Dubai, Istanbul’s local population is largely Muslim, and hence it comes as no surprise that men and women lead very different lives from what one might be accustomed to back home.

A city of true contrasts, it is common to find the modern coexisting with the traditional in every aspect of Turkish life.

Horse-drawn carts still navigate their way through dense urban traffic; smart, modern business women in skirts sip away at their Starbucks coffee; while those that are more traditional can be seen wearing head-cover; and huge glass-fronted shopping malls coexist with wonderfully old bazaars displaying beautiful goods and wares.

Turkish people are fiercely proud of their culture steeped in its rich historic past. As in Dubai, it is against the law to insult anything to do with the country.

People are extremely friendly, and most Turkish people are very inquisitive about foreigners, so don’t be surprised if you are asked very personal questions about where you work, how much you earn or, more likely, whether you are married or not.

If you are a single man or woman living in Turkey, it is very common to be asked questions pertaining to your single status. Although Western expats might find this a bit intrusive, in Turkish culture it is a mere display of genuine interest.

In Turkey, the contrast between new and old is much more apparent than in Dubai, where most of the local population keep largely to themselves and do not exhibit outright curiosity about foreigners.

Housing and Accommodation

Most expats prefer to live in the European part of Istanbul, where the two most popular areas are Beyoglu and Sariyer, which have a number of foreign consulates, international schools, and hospitals.

The Asian part of Istanbul also has plenty of housing options and is generally cheaper. There are many suburbs and areas of Istanbul one can choose to live in, but the cost of accommodation will depend largely on the type of housing, quality of the property, location, and amenities included.

Parking is at a premium in Istanbul, so accommodation that includes parking is likely to be much costlier. There are many different types of accommodation in Istanbul: flats, apartments, houses, villas, and condominiums are all available.

Expats can opt to live in ‘Sites’, which are like housing estates offering accommodation to suit a wide variety of budgets.

Traffic congestion can be a nightmare in Istanbul, so bear in mind proximity to schools and work when hunting for a house. Leases in Istanbul are usually year-long, and expats are required to produce a number of documents, as well as a one-to-two month rental deposit.

Expats can negotiate with the landlord to include utilities such as gas, water, and electricity. Most landlords speak very little English and rental documents are typically in Turkish so it would be prudent to take along a trusted Turkish friend when signing.

Although Istanbul is one of the most expensive cities in Turkey to live in, it is cheap compared to Dubai, which is more than 50% more expensive.

Schools and Education

The Asian side of Istanbul has fewer options for international schools than the European side. Although education for expat children in Turkish schools is free, most expats prefer to send their children to international schools that offer a variety of curricula to match that of their home country.

Additionally, the medium of instruction in most local schools is Turkish. International schools offer a variety of field trips and activities that are aimed at helping international students learn about Turkish culture to help them better understand cultural and social norms.

Space at international schools is often very limited, so expats are encouraged to apply early to obtain a place in their school of choice.

By Turkish standards, international school fees can be exorbitant, with additional costs such as school uniforms, text books, transport, and extracurricular activities adding to the increasing costs. However, by Dubai standards, an education in Istanbul in a top international school would still be a lot cheaper than in Dubai, which ranks as the third most expensive country in the world for rising education costs.

Healthcare

Istanbul has both private as well as public hospitals and offers excellent medical care at a fraction of the cost that would be incurred in most European and American cities.

The public healthcare system in Turkey is comprehensive and available to foreign residents who make social security contributions. However, the public healthcare lacks funding, and hospitals are often overcrowded with long wait times.

 

Many of the doctors who work here also work in private hospitals, which provide state-of-the-art medical equipment with highly trained doctors, many of whom have worked abroad. Most doctors speak excellent English and wait times in private hospitals, even in emergency, are very short

NHS under cyber attack diverted patients

On Friday evening NHS realized they have been hit with some cyber attack. British hospitals urged people with non-emergency conditions to stay away after a cyber attack affected large parts of the country’s National Health Service.

Sixteen NHS organizations were hit in the U.K. on Friday, while a large number of Spanish companies were also attacked using ransomware. It’s not yet clear if the attacks were coordinated.

“The NHS has experienced a major cyber attack, we are working with law enforcement and our advice will follow shortly!” Action Fraud, the U.K.’s central cyber-crime unit said on Twitter. The National Cyber Security Center said: “We are aware of the cyber incident and we are working with NHS Digital and the National Crime Agency to investigate.”

Hospitals in London, North West England, and Central England have all been affected, according to the BBC. Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, which runs hospitals and ambulances in an area east of London, said on Twitter that it had “an IT issue affecting some NHS computer systems,” adding “Please do not attend Accident And Emergency unless it’s an emergency!”

The impact on services is not due to the ransomware itself, but due to NHS Trusts shutting down systems to prevent it from spreading, said Brian Lord, a former deputy director of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the U.K.’s signals intelligence agency, who is now managing director of cyber security firm PGI Cyber. Lord, who described an attack of this type as “inevitable,” said the impact was exacerbated because most NHS Trusts had “a poor understanding of network configuration meaning everything has to shut down.”

A screen-shot of an apparent ransom message, sent to a hospital, showed a demand for $300 in bitcoin for files that had been encrypted to be decrypted.

Workers across the NHS have since been sent emails from the health service’s IT teams warning not to open or click on suspicious attachments or links.

Spain’s National Cryptologic Center, which is part of the country’s intelligence agency, said on its website that there had been a “massive ransomware attack” against a big number of Spanish organizations affecting Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system. El Mundo reported that the attackers sought a ransom in bitcoin.

“We’re aware of reports and are looking into the situation,” said a Microsoft spokesperson.

Ransomware typically gets onto a computer when a person unsuspectingly downloads a file that looks like a normal attachment or web link. A hacker can then trigger the malware to freeze the computer, prompting a person to pay a ransom or lose all their files.

Hospitals have been a common target because the culprits know how critical digital records are for treating patients. There have been several incidents in the U.S., including one in Indiana where a hospital’s IT system was taken down and patients had to be diverted to other facilities, according to a local news report.

Ransomware attacks have also been soaring. The number of such attacks increased 50 percent in 2016, according to an April report from Verizon Communications Inc. These types of attacks account for 72 percent of all the malware incidents involving the healthcare industry in 2016, according to Verizon.

“The large-scale cyber-attack on our NHS today is a huge wake-up call,” said Jamie Graves, chief executive officer of cyber-security company ZoneFox.

Andrew Barratt, the managing principal of Coalfire, a company which provides cybersecurity risk assessments to the healthcare sector, said that many NHS hospitals used personal computers with outdated Windows-based operating systems, which have made them easy to attack. He said many of these systems were too old to patch and that many NHS Trusts did not spend enough time on technical best practices and audits, leaving them vulnerable to a variety of potential cyber attacks, including ransomware.

Control your diet with this app. Everything you need to know

People nowadays are so anxious and concerned about health and diet plans that it’s become confusing for them to decide their diet plan. They often get misguided about diet plan what to eat and what not to eat. Every individual has different metabolism system which is why we meet so many people eat a lot but never gain and vice versa. So everyone shares his/her own experience. First of all, you need to decide what you are willing to go for? Whether weight loss or gain.

Recently we came across the very helpful app which works so conveniently and helps everyone to get to his target as convenient as possible. What it is about? This simple app first asks you comprehensive details about your meals, targets, and objective. Once you feed that it calculates and keeps you notify what to eat and what not to. Tells you in total how many calories are required and how much left for a specific day. I personally used it and found its way to helpful and simple that I am no more confused about what and when to eat. App ‘MyFitnessPal’ is available and one can download it from play store and start instantly. It will ask you details which apparently seems time-consuming but believe me it’s worth spending and once only. You can search for any food item and it will tell you what it consists off. Not only this it also records your exercise and balances it accordingly which simultaneously calculate and tells you how much still you can consume.

Equation:  Food + Exercise =   Calories

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