November 2016 Blog Posts (9)

A Guide to Living With Roommates

As a 19 year-old college student, I've found myself, on many occasions, wondering why my peers have such a hard time being on their own. I owe a lot of credit to my parents for raising me to think for myself and rely on myself as often as I can. Given, while I'm under their roof, I have no choice but to accept the love and attention my mom insists on giving me. 

So far, in my few years as a young adult, I've lived at home with my parents and sister, I've lived in a dorm with my best…

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Added by Jad Asmar on November 30, 2016 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Good to be here!

Good morning,

after having spent some time on the AoM Website I finally joined the community. I look forward to exchange ideas and hope I can give some interesting contribution based on my background as father, manager, reserve officer, and sportsman. 

Josef

Added by Josef Lottes on November 30, 2016 at 4:32am — No Comments

The Benefit of Courtesy

A story of courtesy woe.

Jim hurried along the crowded street, mindful of his upcoming appointment.  His determined demeanour belied the nervousness he felt about  his morning meeting.   He'd planned the morning perfectly, making time for a relaxing coffee before heading up to his meeting.  Of course, the train had made him a little late, that was…

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Added by Stuart Last on November 25, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tips For Holidaying And Booking Cheap Accommodation In Tasmania

Tasmania can actually be quite an expensive place to visit – with so many amazing things to do, food to try and places to explore, the costs can really start to add up. Particularly if you’re visiting one of the larger cities like Hobart, you must be searching for…

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Added by David Mc Call on November 24, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

How to Combine Partying with Studying and Be a Pro in Both

While most individual people join learning institution, they do so with big thoughts of academic superiority hoping to score the first rank honors. Conversely, only a small number of people live to accomplish these dreams. Even though learning institution presents that necessary opportunity to connect one to his or her dream career, many challenges always arise which many of the individuals do not resist. The truth that one is around the peers in college, create an exposure to peer pressure…

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Added by Samuel Gorbold on November 23, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Manly House Chores

Men and house chores, how does that even go in a single sentence? Let us be frank, us men are not too keen on doing house chores. However, house chores do not include just ironing and washing the dishes, that is, the things only the rare of us participate in and there are things that regularly need to be done around the house which are not meant to be handled by gentle female hands. Let us discuss top 10 manly house chores in detail.

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Depending on the…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on November 23, 2016 at 2:46am — 2 Comments

On Overcoming Adversity

Our lives are filled with strife.



We struggle.



We endure.



We fail.



We move one step forward to go 10 steps backward.



We yearn. For ease. For comfort. For “enough”. For success. For more.



Oftentimes, we look out into the world for answers. We look for clues to make life easier. We read self-help books. We blame “them”. We elect politicians who we believe have greater interest in our success rather than their own.



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Added by David Domzalski on November 15, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Something’s Lurking in the Web

Online predators grooming children over the Internet is an alarmingly growing trend of the last years. The combination of factors, such as lack of awareness and guidance, an abundance of online resources specifically designed to meet new people online, and curiosity pertaining to children have made them vulnerable to undesired advances of malevolent…

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Added by Jan Rooheart on November 7, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Holiday Gift Ideas

As the holiday season quickly approaches, choosing the best gifts for friends and family can be challenging. They have everything you can think of and gift cards are getting really old.

 

In 2016 why not get a loved one something they will really enjoy. Why not get them some new technology!

 

Here are a few hot options that will get a big smile for that special someone and make your life tremendously easier:

 

For the gaming enthusiast in the family,…

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Added by Matt Thames on November 6, 2016 at 6:16pm — No Comments

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