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So, You Want To Emigrate To The US For Work?

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. Photo: The United States of America: otherwise known as the land of opportunity. It might not be 100% perfect, but it’s easily one of the best places to build a better lifestyle. As such, it should be no surprise that so many non-American citizens want to live and work in the States. America is very accommodating for working immigrants, and it is the perfect location to work and live. However, foreign citizens should be aware of the necessary steps needed to make the most of those opportunities. If you are hoping to live the American dream at some point in the future, a little strategic planning will serve you well. Of course, no two people are the same, and some factors will be unique to you. Nevertheless, these basic elements should serve you well. Want A Career, Not A Job America is undoubtedly one of the best countries to carve out a career. But the word career needs to be your focus. It's no good wa

Career Goals: Could You Turn A Hobby Into A Full-Time Job?

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. For many of us, our career dreams center on doing something we love and getting paid for it. If you have creative talents, or you’re tired of doing a job you find uninspiring, why not turn a hobby into a career? More and more people are choosing to work from home and become their own boss. Could this be your next career step? Practical considerations Before you take the plunge and hand in your notice, there are some important practical considerations to bear in mind. You may be incredibly excited about the prospect of pursuing your dreams , but is your goal viable? Do you have the necessary skills to make things work? Are you equipped to start your own business financially? Do you know what path you’re going to take? Giving up a full-time job is a risk. You could be missing out on regular paychecks for a prolonged period of time. Do you have savings or a nest egg to help you get by? Do you have the credentials to ge

Road Trip Advice That Will Make Your Adventure More Awesome!

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. There is nothing better than a road trip with a group of people that you love. The sights, the sounds, and the experience are second to none. It certainly beats sitting on a beach and sipping cocktails all day. Still, you should never just assume that you are going to have an awesome time. Yes, the trip is bound to be enjoyable, but it could be even more so with a little bit of effort. Here are the tips that will turn your road trip into the holiday of a lifetime. Keep Your Car Clean The vehicle of your choice is going to be your home for the next couple of weeks. In fact, you might end up sleeping in it at some point! It is important then that you treat it with respect. No one wants to spend five hours a day sitting in a smelly car. The uncleanliness of your vehicle can take away from your experience because it makes you less excited to go out and about. Plus, it will cost you if it is a hire car and you can’t get rid of

4 of the Finest Luxury Destinations in the World

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. It’s important to think about how you can get the most out of your travel and holiday experiences. And one of the best things you can do is to try to embrace luxury as much as possible. Luxury travel is the secret to making sure you get the most out of a trip away and have memorable experiences. Morocco Picture Okay, so Morocco might not be somewhere you immediately associate with luxury. But there are plenty of wonderful opulent areas of this great country to explore. Marrakech is an important cultural icon so it might be worth your while spending a lot of time there. Take a look at luxurious accommodation in Morocco to make a decision about where you’re going to stay. A lot of people prefer local hotels, but a villa is always a better choice. You get to enjoy more space, extra comforts, and more bang for your buck. London Pixabay Of all the cities in the world, London is probably the most cosmopoli

My Favorite New Boutique ~ Blue Clover {& A Giveaway!}

Shop  /  Facebook  /  Instagram  /  Pinterest I'm so happy to share with you my new favorite boutique (and what I assure will be yours as well)! Blue Clover  was started by my dear friend I've known since birth - literally - and I'm so proud of her for making this dream a reality! It's not easy to take that leap, to invest your time and money into something you're passionate about and hope it sticks. Well I can say Blue Clover is already such a success. My first experience with their clothing was a call from my mother who was at one of their pop-up events. I was on the treadmill at the gym and was ordering via over-the-phone mom descriptions. I pretty much said YES to everything she suggested and hoped the sizing would be right. Well a few days later when I got my pieces, I was totally impressed. Not only were the clothes reasonably priced, the quality was fantastic. They also nailed it with the sizing, all 4 shirts and cardigan fit like a glove. My f

How To Supplement Your Fitness Training Effectively

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. In many cases, when fitness training isn’t going so well, it isn’t because of the training itself. You might be doing all the right things when it comes to exercising, but you aren’t supplementing it properly. I have seen this time and time again, and it’s something that is always neglected by amateur fitness enthusiasts. Supplementing your training requires you to consider a number of things, which we’re about to discuss. First of all, I’m sure you’re aware that fitness and healthy eating go together. You could be doing all the exercise in the world, but if you’re still consuming large amounts of junk food, there’s not much point. Sure, it’ll make you feel better, and it’ll tone your body to a point, but it’s a bit like undoing all that effort that you’ve put in. If you’re struggling with healthy eating, all you need to do is search for a bunch of tips online . Ideally, you want to create a healthy eating plan that you c

Getting Into Even Better Shape Is Possible

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. Your body might be in good shape - trim, toned and fit, but is it possible to get into even better shape? Of course, it is, there are always changed you can make to boost your levels of health and fitness even more. We only get one body, so taking care of it is essential. The better shape you’re in, the less prone to problems you will be as you age. From diabetes to joint problems like arthritis, being in good shape can help to keep your body healthy for longer. The question is, how can you get into better shape than ever before? It’s not just about changing one aspect of your life, like what you’re eating, it’s about making a variety of changes. Source for picture Start your day right So your fitness regime says you need to be up by six each morning, but more often than not you don’t get up until six thirty. This means that every day you’re sacrificing half an hour of precious workout time . Move your alar

Modern Relationships: The Differences

This is a contributed po st, written by Laura Scott. The world is constantly changing and adapting, and relationships are no different. Gone are the days where women had to do as they were told, today relationships are much more liberal. At least, in most of the world they are. As gender roles have changed and developed, so have relationships. This doesn’t mean that chivalry is dead, as lots of people believe, it just means that relationship expectations have changed . As has how we treat one another. Want to know more about the difference in modern day love and relationships compared to the past? Then keep reading to find out all about how relationships have changed over the years. Dating or should it be ‘courting’? Image credit ‘Courting’ is an outdated word for dating . It means to be romantically involved with someone you will soon marry. This is a very archaic concept and one that no longer exists. Just because you date someone no longer means that you are committ