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Archive for May 2017

FAST Signs of a Stroke

One of the most unnerving incidents you can witness is someone going through a stroke. Strokes impact people in many different ways, and while a serious one can be easy to spot, sometimes a smaller stroke can be harder to understand. This can lead to an issue where you don’t know if it’s a stroke or something else, meaning you may wait to call 911 for an ambulance. Unfortunately, every delay can lead to consequences including, long-term memory loss, paralysis, speech problems, changes in behavior, or death. So the reason many people say witnessing a stroke is so scary, is that it can take time to realize someone is having a stroke, and that lost time could have had a significant impact on the sufferer.

Fortunately, there’s an easy way to tell if someone is having a stroke. Simply remember to Act FAST:

Face – Is part of the face drooping? Ask the person to smile – see if it is crooked or uneven.

Arms – Is there a weakness in one arm? Ask the …

5 Unique Ways to Entertain Traveling Clients

For many business owners, a key part of their business is entertaining clients while they visit to help win business. Unfortunately, the routine of going to dinner, then out for a few drinks can get old. After a day or two, clients will feel it as an obligation, rather than something exciting, and it can even ultimately hurt, rather than help, the process. Instead, think of one of these unique ideas to entertain clients, and let them leave on a high note, remembering this trip, and your sales pitch, in a very different light. It just might be the thing to push that sale over the edge.

Professional Hobbies – People take their hobbies very seriously. Whether it’s fishing, hunting, golfing, tennis, and so on, finding out what your clients enjoy doing, then taking them out to do it will leave a lasting impression. If the client is meeting with three providers getting quotes, yours will be the one they remember, and you will be the person they want to work with.

Water Sports – …

Four Signs Of A Concussion

Concussions have become a popular topic of concern recently, especially for those who play sports like football. But spotting a concussion can be difficult at times. If you think you or someone you know has suffered a concussion, it is important to contact a medical professional immediately, to have it properly diagnosed and treated. Here are some common signs of a concussion to look out for. They can happen at the moment of and can last for weeks after a concussion.

 

  1. Loss of Consciousness – The most obvious, and possibly most severe sign of a concussion is a temporary loss of consciousness directly after the event. This can last from a few seconds to several minutes. If there has been a loss of consciousness, it is important to immediately seek professional help to ensure no long-term problems will occur.

 

  1. Confusion – This can be confusion around the event, confusion around the period of time directly before the event, or confusion around basic information. This can be an inability to answer questions or can

Disney’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Every year in early November, Walt Disney World transforms the Magic Kingdom into a winter wonderland for the holiday season. A 65-foot tree is put up at the entrance to the park, surrounded by toy soldiers, presents, and other holiday decorations. Main Street is adorned with wreaths, lights, garland, and everything you would expect of an Americana Christmas. The lights in the park are changed to represent the season, and the parades and shows are updated to reflect the time. And last, and perhaps most impressive, is the transformation of Cinderella Castle. It is “frosted” by Elsa in a lighting ceremony every day, where 200,000 LED lights make the castle look like it has a frost covering it. Simply put, the Magic Kingdom becomes a Christmas story out of a children’s book.

These changes, not surprisingly, draw huge crowds to Walt Disney World in November and December. These crowds can make it difficult to see parades, explore the shops, and get a good view of the new nighttime projection show recently unveiled, titled “Once Upon …

6 Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

Having a higher metabolism is linked to weight loss, better circulation, better moods, more energy, and younger skin. Higher metabolism is also helpful in improving your natural immunities, thus helping you to stay healthier and spend less time sick. So with all of this considered, it is no wonder people are constantly looking for ways to increase their metabolism. If you’re one of those people, here are 6 surefire ways to increase your metabolism.

  1. Proteins IN, Carbs OUT – Proteins are harder for our bodies to digest, meaning we burn more calories while digesting them. This is great for your metabolism. Carbs and high sugar foods and juices, on the other hand, will not help in burning calories or increasing metabolism. If you can replace a carb with a lean protein in every meal, you will see dramatic changes, quickly.
  2. Drink Green Tea – An average cup of green tea has about a third of the caffeine of a cup of coffee. But, green tea has EGCG, a natural ingredient known to increase metabolism. Three