Monday, 27 January 2014

Finding a Committed Counsellor

Finding a committed counsellor can be quite a task, I mean counsellors have hundreds of patients how much time will they dedicate to you, how much will they remember about you to be more precise? Are you just another client who pays them or are you someone who they care about and want to help. That's the real questions.

Let us look at some ways in which we can find this dedicated counsellor...
  
Trust your instincts:

When you meet someone you will sub consciously pick up on how interested they are in you. It's not something tangible we can think through more of just a feeling that we are not quite getting the full attention or care from our counsellor. An extrovert will be able to pick this up a lot quicker than an introvert who will not trust these instincts. A bit of advice, trust them!

Get a review:

You may not want to broadcast your going to a counsellor to the whole world but you may want to confide in a close friend or family member who has used a counsellor before and they may give you an excellent recommendation and these are usually the best counsellors. The ones people recommend. 

Do some research:

Don't just call the first website you find with counselling services. Do some research. Check out their social media. Find out about your counsellors after all they will be listening to your inner most secrets and helping you through traumatic experiences so it is best to learn absolutely everything you can.


This article on behalf of lotus counselling.

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Sorting Out The Garden in Your Home

Sorting out your garden can be a very difficult task and one that should not be taken lightly at all. Especially coming to the end of the summer days when rain can hit unexpectedly or the ground to be harder than usual but it is a task that must be done before the cold sting of Winter arrives.

And I already know your excuses for not having the garden done yet. Mine where the exact same as of yesterday. I don't have time, I have work, when I get home I'm tired, it's too dark, blah blah blah blah blah. Sometimes it just takes you to realise that you have to get up and get cracking.

So that is step 1 to tiding up your garden. Motivate Yourself!

Now you need the right garden tools. This can be a bit more tricky and a teeny weeny bit more expensive than step 1 mainly because step 1 is completely free and step 2 requires unless you can hide a garden chainsaw up your sleeve jk. You don't actually need to hide a garden chainsaw up your sleeve what you need to do is invest in some affordable garden equipment for years to come. Once this step is complete you can move onto step 3.

Step3 is arranging a time and date with yourself where no possible interruptions can happen and commit to following through with cleaning up your garden.

How to Install a Sound System in Your Home

Installing a sound system in your home can be a very difficult task depending on the setup you are interested in. This post aims to make your job a whole lot easier when setting up your sound system but before I begin it is highly recommended that you use a professional to setup your sound system. I don't know if a lot of companies offer this service but it is important that you are very careful and do not break the sound system.

The Do Nots of Setting up a Sound System

The electrical wiring will have to be set up very carefully so do not connect wires in random slots until they are correct. This can lead to short circuiting and essentially broken speakers.

Do not work with plugs in and electric on. Some sound systems can be pretty volatile and so its best to leave the electrics disconnected until a time at which the sound system is completely setup.

Do not assume you do not need the manual. I know you may be a man but the manual was written by someone a lot more knowledgeable on sound systems so I highly recommend reading it.

The Dos of Setting up a Sound System

Do read all instructions very carefully. This will lead to your sound system being set up correctly and in working order.

Do ask for advice from the store that you buy the sound system from as the salesman will know his product inside out and be able to give you save great tips on what to do and not to do (maybe even some things that I missed!)

Sound Systems can be expensive and wiring can sometimes be tricky and sometimes you need the electrics on to make sure it works. In cases like this I highly recommend wearing rubber gloves as the volts and amps going through that sound system could be a potentially dangerous amount.

Saturday, 13 July 2013



Building Foundations and Home Improvements

              

So two topics in one aren’t you very lucky people!? Well the first topic I feel isn’t one someone would normally write a post about but I do feel it has some quality information and the fact I am also adding home improvements to the mix means this is bound to be interesting! Let’s get straight to it.
        

Building Foundations

             

Building foundations are exactly what they say they are. They are the roots of a house or building structure and they are a key part in the safety of the building and the structural integrity. Without them there are many factors that would make a building unsafe a potentially dangerous. Let’s look into this in more detail.
            
The best way to think of foundations is as a platform. The structure or building is built on top of this and the foundations provide the support to stop many things happening. They provide a flat level for the building to be constructed on ensuring everything is straight but more importantly they offer support and without them the building could sink into the ground and because of these movements the building could start to develop faults which can cause cracks which pose a risk to the structural integrity of the building.
                                  
Foundations are created below ground level. A pit is dug out to a strict level according to building regulations and then tons of concrete is poured into it, levelled out and left to set completely rock solid. Foundations are normally inspected to insure they have been completed and constructed correctly before the rest of the work can begin.
             

Home Improvements

            

Still on topic but I think this is the perfect subject to link in with building foundations. Home improvements can be from something as small as painting a room or something drastic such as adding an extension but it’s all for the benefit and better living of you in your home.
        
Let’s start small here, something as simple as redecorating can have a massive impact and positive effect on your home. Bringing all the decorating up to date can just make your home feel that little bit more welcoming to any guest, even yourself! Plus you can get the whole family involved so everyone can have a say.
        
Let’s move up to something a little more challenging, a kitchen refit! This is also a good little home project you can do to improve your home, this also adds value to your home so if you should ever sell then you could be in for a little extra on the value price. By refitting your kitchen you can change everything around, have new utensils, new fittings and basically create a brand new space within an old one. This is something people tend to show off to the friends and visitors.
        
Now the big one, a drastic home improvement! An extension to your home can really add extra, much needed space to your home (and value) weather it is to add new bedrooms, extend a kitchen or even add more living space. This is something of a hassle to project manage yourself but you can have the sense of achievement  when all that hard work is shown right before your eyes and that extension you once pictured in your mind is now a reality.
        
Weather you take it up the challenge on home improvements yourself or you hire a specialist in the trade you can be sure to be happy with the finished results.
   
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