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Six steps to improve your Healthspan #AThread
1. Prioritise Sleep. A meta-regression of 40 prospective cohort studies found that sleeping less than seven hours per night was associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality.
2.Improve Stress management. Studies show that a greater positive affect, such as feeling emotions like joy, is associated with longevity and lower mortality risk. Wear a smile and reduce stress in your life
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🚨 Increase in natural #disasters due to climate change in the past few years. 🚨
Time to talk about #emergencymanagement and #crisiscommunication! #aThread Source: https://www.munichr...
2/9 A natural #disaster is a disruption of #society. Time to take action, emergency management! 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️
3/9 There are scenarios that will increasingly affect #Germany and #Europe!
🔥 Wildfires
🌪️ Storms or hurricanes
☀️ Droughts
🌊 Floods
🌍 Earthquakes
🌋 Volcanic eruptions
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Se jeter dans la gueule du loup
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Allons y. Donc on (pas moi, jamais) décidé d'aller chez Mickey pendant des vacances scolaires, et pas n'importe lesquelles, les grandes !!!!
C'est donc parti pour des heures d'attentes en serpentin
Bon, normal tu commences par les tasses. C'est naze, mais le meilleur ratio poireautage/manège. 10 minutes pour 20 secondes environ.
Le but ça reste quand même de mettre des étoiles dans les yeux de sa gamine.
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They say millionaires are made in the recession. I made my first M the last time around through real estate.

Im going to teach you how to do it this time!

I have a personal list of 21 REO (Bank Owned) Property Resources for you to prosper from. Here are my top 10:

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BANK OF AMERICA
foreclosures.bankofamerica.com
Bank of America is the second largest holder of mortgages in the US.They can’t help be motivated to sell their huge inventory at a discount.This is a very good source for bank owned single family houses
WELLS FARGO
reo.wellsfargo.com
Wells Fargo Bank is the largest holder of mortgages in the US. Here is the big elephant in the room. Since their merger with Wachovia, no lender or bank holds more potential mortgages which could default
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When President Muhammadu Buhari was campaigning for the 2015 general elections, he and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) made several promises to the electorate.

1. Ban on government officials from going abroad for medical treatment:

❌FAILED

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2. Creation of three million jobs per year: FAILED❌

Instead of creating three million jobs per year which could have culminated in a total of 21 million jobs in seven years, the unemployment rate under the Buhari administration has increased tremendously.
3. Creation of a Social Welfare Programme where a minimum of N5000 would be paid to 25 million poorest and most vulnerable citizens: FAILED❌
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SEGUN SERVED YOU BREAKFAST, BUT THAT SHOULDN’T BE THE END OF YOUR WORLD.

How you can take care of yourself after a break-up.

#AThread
1. DON'T FIGHT YOUR FEELINGS: A break-up is often accompanied by a wide variety of feelings including sadness, anger, confusion, resentment, jealousy, fear and regret, etc. Healthy coping means, both identifying these feelings and allowing yourself to experience them.
2. OPENLY DISCUSS YOUR FEELINGS: Talking about your feelings related to the break-up is an equally powerful tool to manage them. As you talk to supportive friends and family members, you can come to some new understandings and relieve yourself of some of the pain.
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Toxic Relationship
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Belajar dari pengalaman hidup pernikahan Johnny Depp - Amber Heard dan Will Smith - Jada
TOXIC RELATIONSHIP

Toxic relationship Terbukti menghancurkan hidup dan masa depan.
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Seperti yg kita tau keduanya adalah aktor berbakat, ga sedikit filmnya yang bagus dan mengena. Tapi sangat disayangkan karir keduanya harus kandas perlahan-lahan karena “toxic relationship”.
Will smith selain diskor 10 thn dr Oscar, banyak proyeknya juga yang dicancel oleh para PH. Masa depannya udh ga ngerti lg bakal spt apa.
Semua itu hanya krn moment yg ga sampe semeni. Tp dibalik semua itu yang menyebabkan Will Smith spt itu adlh hubungan rmh tangganya dgn jada
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THE ART OF POSITIONING IN BUSINESS

What distinguishes a consultant in medicine to that woman who sells agbo ( herbal medicine) by the roadside is simply ‘POSITIONING’

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what distinguishes a cobbler who owns a shop and a brand name and probably repairs shoes to that mallam that roams about using a stick to hit a wooden box to attract customers who wants to repair their shoes is simply ‘POSITIONING’

The list goes on and on.
But at least, you've got a hint of what I mean right? Good!

Now, why is POSITIONING important? 😀

You see, as a business owner, the quality of the services you render and even the pay you receive for a job you just delivered is judged by the way you position yourself
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It's that's time of the year again...

SCHOLARSHIP SEASON!!!

42 ANNUAL FULLY FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS which YOU CAN APPLY TO.


If you are looking for a fully funded scholarship, this is the video for you.

#aThread
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It contains a list of 42 ANNUAL FULLY FUNDED scholarships international students. So even if you're not applying now this is a list to keep handy.

Here is a video detailing the requirements for each scholarship you should look out for before getting on that application.

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1. New Zealand government scholarships

2. Clarendon Fund Scholarship for International Students. 

3. Scottish Power Masters Scholarship in UK

4. Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF)

5. DICE scholarship at University of Kent.
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Healthy relationships aren't born, they're developed through attention and effort. Knowing each other's love languages takes effort. The key is to regularly communicate with your partner and ask what they need from you...
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My love language is quality time. My wife knows there are few things I want more from her except quality time.
Laying next to her. Talking to her. Loving her. That's my love language. BUT it's not my only love language...
None of us have just ONE love language. We need all five. All of us needs quality time, words of affirmation, physical touch, acts of service or gifts in our lives.
See, our love languages change. What I need from my wife today might be different tomorrow...
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Hello!

Our Book of the Month is still "Making Today Count" by @JohnCMaxwell

Let's just take you through the reviews we have had.

#athread
Introduction.

This focuses on how our day is run.

Daily routine is required as an haphazard day leads to a haphazard life and destiny.

Masterpieces are made as one can't be one by accident.

We'ld be examining 12 key areas in our lives on our journey to being specs.
CHAPTER 1- ATTITUDE

Our attitude determines our altitude.

No attitude is permanent, it can be changed.

How do we display the right kind of attitude?

- Take responsibility for your attitude: Change the way you look at things. It's no one's job to make you feel good.

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1. It's difficult to say the truth about events in Nigeria but as a believer in the prosperity of the Nigerian project, I'll dig into the truthfulness of the #ENDSARS even though it'll meet an unpleasant place in the body of some so-called Nigerian youths involved in the protest.
2. The protest when officially began was to detest the brutality and harassment by the SARS unit of the @PoliceNG Nigerian police force.
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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Assalamu'alaikum gaes..
Welcome to my thread ✍😊
Disini gue mau ceritain hal-hal janggal yang gue alami pada saat ngelarung benda-benda yang bisa dikatakan cukup keramat karena memang dalam benda-benda tersebut ada isinya alias ada khodamnya 😬👇
Jadi ceritanya gini, gue punya temen neneknya itu sakit. Neneknya itu udah sepuh tapi kondisi kesehatannya baik, memang sebelumnya nenek itu sempet kena stroke 3x dan alhamdulillah sembuh. Awalnya beliau jatoh dikamar mandi, keluarganya ngira bahwa nenek itu terkena stroke lagi.
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Hello!
As we all know (even if you are knowing now), our book for October is WHOLENESS by @toureroberts .

This thread is to share some lessons from the book review

#aThread
Inner security is vital on our way to wholeness.

How is this gotten?

By rising above insecurity which meansthe fear of rejection, being unsafe, unshielded and unprotected.

Wholeness heals insecurity.
It is composed of the God of wholeness which also entails unconditional love.
Four steps to uproot an insecurity:
1) Discern the feelings.

2) Identify the thought behind it: Feelings are traceable to thoughts.

3) Name the storyteller and debunk the lie: If the thought doesn't come from God, it's a lie.

Know that hurt people hurt people.
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Keajaiban ughti-ughti

#aThread

1. Nerobos kawat berduri
2. Nabrak kang batagor
3. Menabrakan diri
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INTERESTING story found on Facebook...you don't want to miss. (A thread)
Joe Biden and his first wife, Neilia, had three children: Hunter, Beau and Naomi.
In 1972, Neilia and Naomi, died in a car accident. Joe eventually married a woman named Jill (his current wife).
He already knew her because she had been Hunter's babysitter at the time of the car accident. (Yeah, THAT seems normal- marry the babysitter). They had a daughter named Ashley. Ashley lives 'a quiet life' and is frequently in and out of rehab for various substance abuse issues.
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Do you know how the $750 million euro bond was supposed to be used?

We have made it easy for you to understand #Athread

Now the baton comes back to you, follow up on these projects and see the progress of these projects

#ZambiaDemandsAccountability #Zambia #DebtConcernsMe Image
$186 million was supposed to be used on the ZESCO Kafue Gorge Lower Hydro-Electric Power Project

#ZambiaDemandsAccountability #Zambia #DebtConcernsMe
@_ZESCO 👀 Image
A $145 million was supposed to be used for roads re-financing (Formula 1)

#ZambiaDemandsAccountability #Zambia #DebtConcernsMe Image
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Cannabis Business Ideas that don’t require a license💡
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Stock Photography:

Hey you! If you’re a photographer stock photography is needed in this space.

Cannabis brands need your creative eye share your gifts with this industry and monetize.
Cannabis Painting Classes:

Curate an intoxicating experience for art lovers and their friends. Image
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42 ANNUAL FULLY FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS which YOU CAN APPLY TO.
via @YouTube

If you are looking for a fully funded scholarship, this is the video for you.

#aThread
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It contains a list of 42 ANNUAL FULLY FUNDED scholarships international students. So even if you're not applying now this is a list to keep handy.

Here is a video detailing the requirements for each scholarship you should look out for before getting on that application.

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SOME TAXES APPLICABLE TO STARTUPS IN NIGERIA

A key understanding of the tax structure, which operates in Nigeria is quite important to ensure tax compliance.

What are the taxes applicable to startups in Nigeria?

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COMPANY INCOME TAX

CIT is the tax paid on the profits of companies in Nigeria. CIT is paid by on profit derived, received, accrued or brought into Nigeria. The Finance Act introduced a tiered approach to CIT...
...The tax rate of 0% applies to companies that have an annual turnover of below N25m, 20% applies to companies that have an annual turnover of more than N25m and less than N100m and 30% applies to companies with an annual turnover of N100m and above.
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Question: I had a very good grade(1:1/2:1), sent my essays to many scholars and they okayed it, and I also made many applications yet they were all unsuccessful. Why?
Short answer: I don't know.

Long answer: Were your references as good as the rest of your application?
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THE QUALITY OF YOUR REFERENCE(S) IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS THE REST OF YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

Who is writing your reference letters? Is it some prof who is very busy and would just write you a lousy reference letter? Or is it some prof who never really liked you to start with?
Don't select a referee simply because they were your professor. Being your prof doesn't automatically equate to being in the best position to speak about how qualified you are for a scholarship. If they do not know you well enough, they can't speak very well about your abilities.
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Question: How many scholarships should I apply for before I can stand a chance?

Short answer: As many as possible.
Long answer: #athread

SCHOLARSHIP IS A GAME OF NUMBERS.

The more applications you submit, the higher your chances of landing one or many scholarships.

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Here is the mantra I live by; "if you meet the minimum qualifications for a scholarship, give it a shot- your best shot!" I've had people ask me, this person graduated with a minimum 2:1, he had 3.5/5 CGPA, how did he win a scholarship? He applied, and his story resonated with..
the scholarship/admission panel. You do not know which scholarship panel your story will resonate with and that is the reason why you have to keep submitting those applications.
Over the course of 4 years, I made 30 applications and I failed in 26 of them (story for another day).
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I was kidnapped by Fulani men on my way from the farm and my fiancée who was driving the car was shot and killed. I regained my freedom after my parents paid the ransom.
#aThread

After the incidence, I withdrew into a shell and just wanted to be left alone. I got tired of everyone asking to know how it happened. It was painful and traumatic having to relive the experience each time I talk about it.

Few days after my release...
I heard two people had been abducted again -- one from the same town and another from a neighbouring town. Interestingly, even I was expecting to hear about it on the news and learn what the government had done about it.

Alas! There was only silence...Just as I have been silent.
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I am convinced that naija and Africa as a whole, do not care much for history and it reflects in the entertainment. I’m laying here wondering why countless movies about some of the greatest Kings, Queens, and times in African history are not being made? #AThread Image
I often wonder why I am able to find titles upon titles of movies to watch about one of my favorite Queens, Mary Queen of Scots, I can’t find one single good one about the likes of Queen Amina, Nzinga, Amanirenas and so much more?
I wonder why, I have seen Poseidon inserted into many movies, hell, his trident has become some sort of symbol for the sea, but I am yet to see Yemoja in one blockbuster. Just one! Are we not able to tell our own stories?
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