Habits of a Good Boyfriend/Girlfriend

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Habits of a Good Boyfriend/Girlfriend

A relationship is a two-way process which includes two people. We often do things to make the other person happy. That’s what love is about. However, it’s also a fact that a lot of couples are breaking up here and there because of several reasons. Nobody’s perfect, you have to accept that. But there are some habits that can potentially hurt your relationship while there are some habits that can nurture your relationship. Here are just a few habits of a good boyfriend or girlfriend.

Communicate

Not talking to each other is one of the biggest factors why many couples break up. Communicating with each other is important as it establishes a link between you two. Talking also settles a lot of conflicts that doesn’t need to get all dirty and fight about it.

Indecisiveness

Uncertainty is clearly not a very attractive sign when it comes to a relationship. A good example is asking your loved one, “Where do you want to eat?” and then they’d just say, “I don’t know.” This “I don’t know” is actually a potential harm in your relationship, especially if you’re a man. If you want to be a good boyfriend or girlfriend, start making your own decisions and don’t just resort or depend on your partner for everything.

Don’t be too Clingy

A little jealousy is healthy in a relationship. That little amount is only good if it makes everything all sweet. But being overly jealous and possessive is a different issue. Being too clingy isn’t good, it’s just annoying. And with all the technology and gadgets that we have now, that includes being electronically clingy too. It’s no good if you keep cyber stalking your own boyfriend or girlfriend. It just makes you creepy. A good lover will always respect space and privacy.

Respect Each Other

Don’t treat your lover like they’re someone below you or consider yourself above them. Being all narcissistic isn’t attractive and can ruin relationships in an ugly way. When you’re lovers, you respect each other’s opinions, thoughts, career and decisions. Neither one of you is below nor above each other. You’re equal and you should exercise it by respecting each other.

Counting Faults

Keeping a scoreboard is just taxing and toxic in a relationship. If you keep counting each other’s faults, all that will lead to is badmouthing and swearing everything from the past that they messed up in. No one likes dwelling in the past, especially when it’s on the things that we messed up.

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Trust

It’s an integral part of a relationship. Trust and loyalty go hand in hand. When you’re always suspicious of him or her, you won’t be having a happy relationship. And if you keep messing around with other girls or guys, that only means you’re a terrible person for breaking their trust.

Career and Ambitions

In a healthy relationship, two people always support each other, especially in their dreams. If your significant other keeps discouraging you or pulling you down, you need to reconsider your relationship. Load more……

GoPro: Your Outdoor Tech Partner

GoPro: Your Outdoor Tech Partner

Traveling and traversing the outdoors is a profound experience. As such, it’s an inescapable fact that there will be moments and sceneries that you just want to capture and embed in your memories forever while also sharing the unique experience of being one with Mother Nature. Among the gear and equipment of travelers, survivalists, sports enthusiasts, trekkers and the like, one piece of equipment is and should be always available in their pack – a camera.

With the availability of technology nowadays, it isn’t surprising how we welcome the camera in an outdoorsman’s equipment. But when it comes to cameras and other tech equipment, there are a lot of brand names to go through that you don’t know what to trust anymore. Everyone’s claiming to be the best. But what’s the perfect camera partner that can answer the demands of the extreme outdoorsman? GoPro has that answer.

GoPro on the Go

Almost all cameras share a common weakness – capturing the images of a moving object. Images often appear blurry or messy whenever you attempt to take a snap of a moving object. Even videos with moving objects tend to look chaotic and blurry in some parts as well, not unless you’re using a specialized high definition camera. However, that weakness became the strength of GoPro.

GoPro cameras are specialized to be used in action photography and videography. This would mean GoPro won’t have any trouble in taking pictures or recording videos of moving objects or if the photographer is moving, even at high speeds. May it be snowboarding, rafting, mountain biking, skiing or skydiving, GoPro can handle them all. If it’s action photography and videography, GoPro is the name to trust. Since 2002, GoPro has continued to produce cameras that can withstand the challenges the extreme adventurer poses upon cameras.

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As years went by, GoPro continued to evolve, giving birth to the highly sophisticated camera system known all around the globe.

Action Photography and Videography

GoPro’s main strength is its incredible capability to shoot videos and capture images even at high speeds that would render most cameras ineffective – but not GoPro. Not only packed for speed, GoPro can also handle the challenges that the environment might bring, whether you use it in the freezing winter or in the blistering heat of the summer. With all that hardiness, GoPro won’t lose to other cameras in terms of specs as well. The GoPro cameras are equipped with high definition settings that let you capture surreal photos and videos that relive your whole adventure. Discover more……

The Need for Adventure

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The Need for Adventure

 

Since the beginning of time, human beings have this strange, inherent property that allows us to feel the unique emotion of indifference and laziness. This troubling emotion is what we call boredom.

It slowly creeps into the deep recesses of our minds, making us unproductive, making us feel tired and making us turn into lifeless robots that have a mindset of telling ourselves that the world isn’t interesting enough or the world has nothing more to offer. Boredom has its own way of destroying even the most creative and imaginative minds all around the world. No one can escape this inevitable plague. However, the only thing that could rescue us is to welcome the sense of adventure that still dwells within us.

During the time when we were still kids, we always had a different outlook on life. We had a different perspective of the world. We treated the world as our own and thought that the world was in the palm of our hands. We thought that we could rule the world. But what happened with all those feelings? Did they just vanish as time went by? Did we just outgrow them after reaching puberty? Did we just outlive those desires and wishes after seeing the harsh, cruel reality brought about by the world around us? Those are the questions that are probably boggling your mind.

But the answer will probably be a big “NO”.

“Why?” you might ask? You’re probably wondering what happened to that “inner child” within us. You might be thinking that it just disappeared after outgrowing it outright. That’s a common misconception. This “inner child” of ours didn’t just disappear. What really happened is that it just took shelter within the dark corner of our mind, waiting to be unleashed again.

 

Just what is this “inner child” anyway? Simple – it’s what you call your imagination, your creativity, your sense of wonder, your sense of adventure.
Throughout our lives, we’ve been taught that we have to go to school and get a good education. We work hard to get, at least, decent grades that will help us go through the next step in our educational milestone. At this point, we start developing some sort of routine or pattern that we repeat day in and day out.

Wake up. Have breakfast. Go to school. School. Go back home. Home. Do study and homework. Eat dinner. Sleep. Repeat.
Wake up. Have breakfast. Go to school. School. Go back home. Home. Do study and homework. Eat dinner. Sleep. Repeat.

This seemingly endless cycle of repetitiveness is most usually experienced during the weekdays. The only things that allow us to take a break back then when we were still kids are the weekends, the holidays and the vacations. It cuts off the recurring cycle of repeated actions by interrupting the boring and tiresome routine.

After that, we have a choice to either go directly to work or proceed with a degree – usually people would pick the latter one since it leads to more stable, higher earning jobs. Getting a degree is one of the biggest hurdles in life since there’s a lot you have to go through. You have to pass examinations, you have to submit requirements, you have to attend a number of classes and all of that comes along with a hefty amount of money we commonly refer to as tuition fees. Following the sometimes excruciating hardships that you go through to get that college degree, you now have the credentials to be a full-fledged member of society and work for your own income. That’s where it all begins.

Once we reach the age of adulthood and begin working, that’s when the repetitive and boring routine starts and circulates, continuing on its ruthless cycle and stopping for none. The only thing that’s different is that “school” becomes “work.”

Wake up. Have breakfast. Go to work. Work. Go back home. Home. Eat dinner. Sleep. Repeat. Wake up. Have breakfast. Go to work. Work. Go back home. Home. Eat dinner. Sleep. Repeat.
Let’s assume you have a stable job with a decent income. You’re earning enough to let you go through life without having to suffer from famine and disease. However, when you look at the routine above, you’ll start to realize how mundane and depressing your life has become.

What in the world happened to “living the life” and “living your dreams?” What happened to “living life to the fullest?” You’ll start asking yourself, “Am I living life the way it’s supposed to be?”

A lot of people have lost the sense of adventure that we had during our childhood. Take note, had. It isn’t because we outgrew our inner child or that we matured at a certain point. We don’t outgrow our inner child. We can never do. We can never outgrow something that primarily exists within us all. It’s like saying that our blood is blue or our brain stops when we sleep. As we grow older, our inner child starts backing away and stowing itself in the corner of our hearts, only waiting to be set freed.

Most people struggle in rekindling this feeling, this sense of adventure, within us all Others feel bothered or don’t really care anymore since they think that it’s childish or that they have “grown up” or that they’ve grown older to the point of never going back. But that’s not the case. In reality, no one ever grows up entirely. We just grow old. It’s still our choice whether or not if we want to grow up or stay as rambunctious children that are curious with daring adventures. And what’s great about it is that we can always go back and embrace our inner child and go on adventures once again.

Why is there a need for us to go on adventures?

Recently, studies show that only approximately 14% of Americans take their vacations. For other countries without holidays or workplaces that don’t offer their employees extended vacations, its way lesser. For those who work in vital institutions like hospitals, then they even go to work during the holidays, including Christmas and the New Year.

So, knowing all of these, what do get about our crucial need to light the flames of our childhood, rekindle and embrace our inner child once again and fire up the sense of adventure within us that was present when we were still kids?

Simple – STRESS.

Stress is a biological response of a person to his or her environment or a certain stimulus. It’s the body’s way of reacting towards a difficult situation. The body releases hormones and neurotransmitters that trigger our sympathetic nervous system, activating a reaction to what we commonly refer to as “fight or flight” response. In general, stress is a negative response of the body towards a number of changes in the environment, in his or her working conditions, in his or her body and in the way the world responds to an individual action.

Stress is an unhealthy response of the body that affects the physical, the mental, the emotional and the spiritual aspects of our body. It brings about a number of health risks such as the development of high blood pressure, stroke, asthma, anxiety disorders, nervous breakdowns and depression.

Let’s face it. Everyone experiences stress. Most often, we start becoming conscious of it from adolescent up to our adult lives. From quizzes to study for, homework to finish up, the parties that we want to go to, the hangouts that our friends invite us to that we just can’t afford to miss and the pressure coming from our parents as well. And as we turn into adults, the stress just doesn’t go away as we get stressed even from the smallest of things like being a few minutes late, not grabbing your morning coffee, being the attention of your boss’ unintended fury, a project’s deadline that’s just a few days away or the bills that just keep piling up – the electric bill, the water bill, the rent to your apartment, the kids’ education, compulsory taxes, food, clothes and other necessities – and your paycheck just can’t keep up with all that.

Stress brings about the worst in all of us and it’s the nightmare that life brings forth.
One effective way to cope with this problem is what we call stress relief. It’s somewhat a therapy to relieve you of stress in a healthy way. There are a lot of ways to relieve stress. Each individual has his or her unique way to relax, meditate and just relinquish the stress in their lives.

And the most effective way to fight off our most dreaded nightmare is by embracing our inner child, rekindling the imaginative and curious side in all of us – going on an adventure once again.

“Let’s go on an adventure!” Doesn’t that statement excite you? Though you may say otherwise, deep down in your heart, you know that you agree. It’s a vague statement that has a lot of meaning in it. It can be revised as, “Let’s do stuff,” or “Let’s go somewhere,” but the most meaningful statement that’s close to it has to be, “Let’s go and have some fun!”

The word “fun” entails a lot of things. It’s a term that indicates enjoyment, happiness and delight in certain experiences in life. Everyone has their own version of having fun. One person might find happiness in doing extreme sports while another one has fun in going to a massive library and reading novels about swords and magic. You can go into the river and do some kayaking while some would enjoy bringing a backpack, climbing up the mountains and then go camping out in the woods.

Traveling to another country or another city is also an adventure in itself. You dive into a place that you aren’t quite familiar with. You delve into a culture that you’re just about to learn. You meet people that form the identity of the place that you’re going to. You grow familiar with the landmarks, the historical pieces that made the personality and uniqueness of a certain place, and burn them into your memories for many years to come.

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Extreme sports – there’s a different feeling whenever you feel the adrenaline rushing through your veins and coursing throughout your whole body. Of course, we can feel the adrenaline during emergency situations wherein we are rushed to do things, like in rushing a deadline for a certain project, desperately driving through the streets and trying to make it to your office when you know that you only have five to ten minutes left before you’re pronounced as late or moments wherein you have to make life-saving decisions like performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), saving a little boy from choking on a small toy that he accidentally swallowed or running and helping to the scene of an accident or a disaster. It’s equally the same. The body releases adrenaline. However, there are moments that when adrenaline is released and we feel a certain rush in our body that doesn’t involve those crucial decisions. Sometimes, we just feel like we’ve become birds that have been set free from our confining cages.

When you go bungee jumping or skydiving, you feel like you want to scream. When you climb up on the peak of a mountain, you just want to shout out and tell the world of your victory. When you go surfing, you can’t help but go, “Woohoo!” when you ride the waves of the sea. It’s a natural thing that happens when our sense of adventure deep within us is awakened once again.

Going on an adventure has an indistinguishable meaning. It doesn’t have a clear definition to it but there’s only one idea for everything that can be considered to be an adventure – to have fun and relieve stress.

So what are you waiting for? Will you keep living your dull and repetitive life? Or will you fight, embrace your inner child and go on exciting adventures once again?

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Safer Gambling Tips

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Safer Gambling Tips

Are you a beginner in gambling? Do you wonder why to start in gambling? Well, here you will get information on to help you in your adventure into the energizing and pleasurable universe of internet betting.

If you are a real gambler, I am certain you have seen that the web-based betting industry has developed enormously, and at introduce, it is putting forth some incredible betting openings. You have a difficult issue you don’t know where, when and how to get to these locales.

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The appropriate response is here!

Look at online gambling guide for beginners. Casinos are a lot of fun and provide hours of relaxation once you know the fundamentals of it, and don’t worry its easy to learn.

Choose a Reliable Casino;

Comprehending how to choose a reliable casino that satisfies your desires would get you one step closer to having a great time when gambling online. This process may take a little while, but it is worth it because if you choose the wrong casino, you could end up in serious trouble. The first point in my gambling online guide for beginners does not select the very first online casino you come across, what you need to do is to visit several online casinos and check them out thoroughly, before making a final decision.

Know What Games are offered at a given Station;

If you are searching for online gambling opportunities, you need to check out the games that the casino has to offer. This point needs to be taken into consideration, because if the player doesn’t know how to play the games then how can they be expected to make a profit from making uninformed gambles in this game. In addition to this point, the player should like the games they are going to learn, as online gambling is a form of recreation and this would help them to learn faster and more efficiently. Therefore, you need to check the list of games available and if it’s not to your liking then simply move on to the next casino.

Check What Types of Banking options that are Available;

The final point in my online gambling guide for beginners is to check out the types of banking options that are available to you via that specific casino. Even though you are playing for fun, this point is critical as when you win if you don’t have the appropriate type of account to access it, then you won’t be able to collect said winnings.

So my advice would be that this should be your third step when accessing an online casino. Again just as how you checked out the online casinos thoroughly to see which ones are reliable and suits your needs best, you need to do the same thing when it comes to payouts and customer service. In closing, you need be careful, and the only way you can do that is by being properly informed, to ensure that you do your homework when it comes to online casinos and remembers online gambling is fun and pleasurable, once done in a safe environment and in the correct way.

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Best Watches for Men

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The world keeps on revolving so as the time keeps on running and we just have to keep on track. We have to accept the fact that sometimes, we are dictated and controlled by the time that we even keep them close to our bodies in the form of a wristwatch.

And since our watch invites attention, might as well choose the best watches that will suit your tastes. Here are some of the best watches for men.

Breitling Chronomat Automatic GMT Chronograph
The top choice for men is the Breitling Chronomat Automatic GMT Chronograph. It is excellent for deep-sea adventures with water resistance to 500 meters or 1,650 feet. This watch is 47mm in diameter and 18mm thick.

Its features include the following:
• automatic date window at the 4 o’clock hour, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers
• 70-hour power reserve
• glare-proof scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, along with a locking screw-down crown and case back

The Invicta Jason Taylor Reserve Limited-Edition Chronograph
This is the in-demand timepiece in 2017. Its case back provides water-resistance to 200 meters or 600 feet. Meanwhile, there is a scratch resistant Flame-Fusion crystal that covers the dial.

Its features include the following:
• robust 51mm diameter, 22mm thick case in polished black ion-plated stainless steel
• dynamic multi-link bracelet in brushed and polished black ion-plated stainless steel
• small second, 30-minute and 10-hour countdown timers
• locking screw-down crown
• multi-layered black dial with three sub-dials, day and date windows, luminous skeleton hands and luminous cabochon dot hour markers

Bulova Precisionist Men’s Watch
This timepiece boasts its three-prong quartz technology that vibrates at 262 kHz per second instead of the standard two-prong quartz technology which vibrates at 32khz per second. It also has a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 300 meters or 1,000 feet. The diameter of this watch is 47mm and it is 15mm thick.

Its features include the following:
• new Ultra-High Frequency movement offers unparalleled accuracy with a fluid sweeping second-hand movement
• contoured round case in brushed stainless steel
• multi-layered black dial with decorative carbon fiber inlaid accents, a date window, luminous silver-tone baton hands and luminous outlined baton hour markers

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On the other hand, a casual watch can still look classy and can keep you on track with time. Wearing a casual watch is not a sign that you are sacrificing style and quality. You don’t go diving all the time anyway, what you need is a watch that won’t get you late for work or even on your precious dates!

Citizen BM8180-03E Eco-Drive
This watch has a power reserve of up to 180 days, which means you don’t have to worry about winding, replacing batteries, or even swinging your arm around. Its internal capacitor will begin storing energy once exposed to light, sunlight or any light.

Its features include the following:
• 37 mm in diameter and 9 mm thick
• watch dial is a flat black with Arabic numerals around the circumference
• day/date window stands in for the number 3
• the weekday can be displayed in either English or Spanish
• luminous hands and hour markers

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