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5 Smart Topics for Small Talk Conversation

Topics for Small Talk Conversation

Ever been in dire need of topics for small talk conversation? You come across someone you know but aren’t interested enough to engage in any serious conversation right now. You might not be in the mood, or you may not rate the person that high to waste calories on. The circumstances are such that you can’t escape gracefully. Just the next 5-10-20 mins is all you care about at this point. Once you’re past this heat, you plan to “keep on rockin’ in the free world”. Small talk is a welcome diversion here, a magic potion of sorts. It can save you from losing an acquaintance — a contact in social networks who may come handy in some unforeseen situation later. To avoid such a crisis, […]

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3 Life Hacks You Can Learn from Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow

Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow is easily one of the most popular characters in said popular TV show. He’s smart, sexy and he can fight like a knight with twice the experience. He’s also a lot more than that. Jon Snow is one of the most engaging characters on Game of Thrones because he’s done a few things that you can take from Westeros and apply to your own life. I’m going to straight up warn you that there are absolutely spoilers in here. If you hate spoilers, you’re going to want to come back and read this after you’ve caught up with Westeros. Here are just a few of the lessons Jon Snow has for us regular folk. 1. Befriend Those Without Friends I have […]

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10 Secrets To A Happy and Fulfilled Life

secrets to a happy life

What are the secrets to a happy life? Have you at any point in your life asked this question? Most of us spend the greater part our lives looking for happiness and satisfaction in the wrong places and activities. That’s because we attach happiness to money, fame, and other benefits. We erroneously think these benefits are all we need to be happy and fulfilled in life. But interestingly, we’ve heard stories of people who had all the money and fame that anyone could dream of and yet didn’t live happy lives. Those stories drive home the point that money and fame – while good to have – aren’t the recipes for happiness and fulfillment. Now, what’s the secret to a happy, fulfilled life? The answer […]

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7 Things to Consider When Moving to a New City

Moving to a new city

Moving to a new city is not a new thing in this modern world. In fact, it has become a common affair among people. It is usually a unique experience. You require looking for new things, meeting new people and much more. You would also get a chance to lead a new lifestyle. However, it can be very exhausting and even risky without proper planning and professional help. Here are 7 most important things to consider when moving to a new city. 1. Basic Necessities Have you considered basic necessities before moving to another city? If not, then it is very important to do so. One of the biggest necessities is housing. Apart from this, it is important to know about the expenses you may encounter […]

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How to Get Ready Faster in the Morning (and Stay Organized)

We all have those days where we simply cannot get out of bed in the morning. But the alarm clock still sounds no matter how tired we may be. And although playing hooky from work sounds fun in theory, eating Ramen for the next two weeks does not. If you crave a few extra minutes to sleep in, shave some time off of your morning routine. These helpful tips will make getting ready in the morning a little bit faster and a lot less stressful. Be Prepared Cutting down on your morning routine means starting ahead. Remember when you were in elementary school and your mom would lay out your outfit the night before? Yes, mom was right (as usual); having little things like that […]

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3 Fresh Productivity Hacks to Get More Done

Do you want to tackle your to-do list, but you’re just not sure how? I share your passion for productivity, but sometimes I get stuck in a rut feeling like my productivity has stagnated. One thing that works great when this happens, that you can do right now, is to start some fresh productivity hacks to get you back on track. Sometimes all you need is that little push of a few fresh ideas which make productivity fun again. Here are 3 fresh productivity hacks to get you motivated and accomplishing even more in less time. 1. Momentum Momentum ( is a free Google Chrome extension that appears every time you open a new tab in the Google Chrome browser. It displays a beautiful background […]

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EARTH DAY – Earth VS Man? No, Let Us Join Hand in Hand

It was like something out of a movie. The small boy sat, gazing in awe at the numerous sign boards and infographics that littered the main streets of Karachi City. What did it all mean? ‘Earth Day’ was what they called it. The multiple events and functions that hailed this special day had made it very clear that this was the day that Mankind would make a desperate plea to his fellow brethren to stop attacking the planet we inhabit. It was the day for event organizers to state their case—to make it perfectly clear that this is our world and we have a duty and obligation to protect Earth at all costs. It was noble. It was valiant; it would surely change the face […]

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How To Deal With Setbacks. A Fool-Proof Strategy To Get You Back On Track

Let your mind drift for a moment… You’re in a perfect place—a place where every morning you wake up feeling confident, ready to take on the world and win. In this place, everything always works out. Struggling to imagine that? Yep, me too. Life doesn’t always go according to plan. It has its ups and downs. If you’re not careful, the ‘downs’ can force you onto a slippery slope of negativity and low self-esteem. Setbacks happen. You need to deal with them quickly to prevent negative thinking from taking over. So how do you that? Having a strategy will help. Some time ago, while I was in the Armed Forces, I was invited to spend a week submerged at sea in one of the Royal […]

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6 Tools to Increase Your Self-Employed Productivity

The benefits of being self-employed are stunningly obvious to those who have decided to take the plunge. The freedom and flexibility it creates and the sense of being in control of your own destiny are a dream come true. For many, self-employment is an empowering and rewarding – both personally and financially – career move. Sometimes, however, self-employment comes with downsides. Maybe without a manager breathing down your neck, you can get more easily distracted from the tasks at hand, or struggle for motivation. Perhaps being the only person to do the work makes you feel as though you have far too much work to do and far too little time in which to do it. Whatever your reasons, you may be looking for a […]

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How to Study Online Courses : 7 Best Study Methods

Most colleges are now offering online courses, ranging from a single elective course to a full online degree program. There are thousands of degree programs that you can finish without ever visiting a college campus. For many, one of the challenges of finishing an online course or degree program is the studying. Without physically being in a class with fellow students, professors and even study assistants, some students struggle with studying at home. Luckily with a little discipline, studying at home for online courses can be just as effective as studying with peers in a campus classroom. All you need to do is follow these seven simple study methods to ace your online courses without ever having to step foot in a classroom. These methods […]

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