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How A Past Life Analysis help you Understand Your Life Better

We all have experienced some situations in life that we might not understand at all. Why we are the way we are? Why do we feel so strongly positive about some things instantly? And some things bother us ad affects us negatively without any specific reason? Why do all our relationships have a similar kind of flow? If we notice, we have a certain pattern in life that we follow unknowingly and unconsciously. But that pattern has been defining our whole life.

Similar reasons for breakups for every relationship, attracting negativity, being insecure, or even being too forgiving; reasons for being like this or following the same pattern in every phase of life is unknown to people. But if you dig a bit deeper into your life, you will realize that all of this is somehow related to your past.

The idea of our present linking with our past may seem ridiculous to some people but it is, in fact, true. People who have studied the past lives claim that our past tries to reach out to us through our dreams, visions called “déjà vu”, or even through some of the people. This is the reason why we suddenly feel inclined towards some people and call them our soul mates; be it our best friend, our sibling, our mom, or even some random stranger.

If we open our minds a little bit and try getting a past life analysis, we might be able to understand our life in a better way. Once we understand why these things are happening, we can handle the situations in a much better way. Following are some ways how understanding our past life helps improve our present life:

1. We understand our Fears and Anxiety:

We have certain phobias in our life which we have never understood before. It might be fear from heights, from a particular animal or bird, fear from relationships or even facing the society. Sometimes these different phobias emerge from nowhere and have a huge effect on our life. Some people even have anxiety issues; it might start small but if not treated, it can even turn into a disorder. Understanding our past helps us understand from where do these fears and anxieties come from and thus, gives you the strength to face them and overcome them.

2. Our Love Life Improves:

The biggest impact our past lives have on our present is the way we handle our love life. Our insecurities and fears hold us back to committing into relationships and thus, we lose some very important relationships in our life that might have turned into something serious. Some people wonder why they have this habit of switching from one partner to another just because they are not satisfied with their relationships over some silly issues; it might have something to do with how we were treated in our past life relationships. Once you get the reason behind this behavior, there is a lot of improvement and you finally get over these issues and look for the special one to settle down with.

3. It leads to Self-Love:

All these negative patterns, anxiety issues, and relationship problems ultimately lead to you heating yourself. It is quite natural that when one is not able to understand themselves properly, they start to doubt their self-worth and every action and word they say. If you feel like you can’t find all the answers to your questions, the article “How to Discover Your Past Life with Past Life Regression” from Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique explains how hypnotherapy and past life regression can give you deeper insights into yourself. Once you know yourself better, it becomes easier for you to forgive yourself and move on. Self-love is the deep answer to every problem in this world and once you start loving yourself, all the doors start to open up and you everything starts to come back to its place.

4. Our Relationship handling Improves:

Our past life not only affects our love life but also other relationships in general. It impacts our nature of how we decide to handle our relationship problems. Be it with our parents, children, siblings, friends, or colleagues. Some people give up on relationships over a single misunderstanding without even putting any effort to patch things up while other people have this habit of clinging on to people even if they do not appreciate them r respect them. getting a past life analysis helps you understand your solving techniques and makes you a much better person than you were before.

How to get rid of the spiders in your home

Insects are full of germs, diseases, and infections. No one wants dirty insects to lurk in their homes, specially spiders. Spiders, like all other insects, look for food, warmth, shelter and a suitable environment for their generation development and there is no better place than the homes. Because workspaces, restaurants and other places outside cannot give a stable active environment for them, where they can live comfortably. But homes that we have made cozy and comfortable for us are perfect for them. Spiders are one of those insects that cannot tolerate extreme temperature conditions so all that makes our homes absolutely amazing place to exist.

Remedies to kill spiders

The people around the world ask some very common questions about how to get rid of the spiders at their homes or elsewhere. And Google, our savior has tons of answers from home remedies to contact numbers of spider exterminators, who can give different facilities according to the situation and intensity. We just need the proper research and we can save hundreds of dollars by tackling these insects on our own.

Hair Spray

One very easy and fun remedy is to kill spiders with hair sprays, that every house has at least one. Hair Sprays can kill every kind of spider. Hair sprays are very helpful when you have some stray stubborn hair strands and you are getting ready to go to a party but they can also help you in the hour of need like these when your house is under the attack of spiders. These sprays have poisonous, as most of us have seen written in bold on the spray bottles to not consume it.


Another tricky remedy that has been suggested over time to the people who are suffering from this disease. The remedy is to spray or rub alcohol on spiders. It works like magic and in no time it will relieve you.

Other than that, when spiders are huge instead of killing them directly, we can use other ways as well. The spiders do not like the smell of vinegar and essential oils including tea tree and peppermint oil. One can spray the windows and doors with these. It will either scare the spiders away or immobilize them and then you can kill them.

Other Chemical formulas

Some of the best chemical sprays that are available in the market:

1. Terro T2302 Spider Killer Aerosol Spray.

2. Black Flag Spider and Scorpion Killer Aerosol Spray.

3. FMC Talstar Professional Spider Killer.

4. Wet & Forget 803064 Miss Muffet’s Revenge Spider Killer.

5. Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer.

6. Rescue Non-Toxic Spider Trap.

7. Terro Granular Spider Killer Pack.

8. Terro Spider & Insect Trap.

Spider Exterminators

If you have already used all the remedies, and the problem in your home is not getting resolved, then you have to open up your pocket and spend some money on the spider exterminator services. They would come, inspect the house and tell you about the situation and how to go about it including the duration required to clean the house with the cost that will be incurred in the process.

There are chances that you have to evacuate the house for a few days. But they will take care of your house and after the complete process, you will be glad you opt for it.


There are so many options to get rid of the spiders including home remedies, chemical sprays and help from professionals.

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Decorating Ideas for Small Balcony Spaces

Living in an apartment or a condo generally means that your backyard is essentially your balcony. And not all balconies are made the same. But just because your balcony is small doesn’t mean you can’t spruce it up and decorate it in a cozy and stylish way.

Every balcony can become a small outdoor haven if you use the right touches to decorate. All you need to do is invest in the right items that offer space-saving practicality with style any designer would approve of. Here are some great ideas for your own small balcony that you can implement any time.

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Hang Planters on The Walls

When you’re working with a small balcony, make use of your wall space. Hang planters on the walls to save room on the floor or your railing. Giving your balcony a nice touch of greenery is the perfect way to add a stylish touch, and with the plants surrounding you, you’ll feel like it’s your own little outdoor getaway. Plants are also great for helping you relax, keeping your stress levels under control, and adding a welcoming vibe.

Use String Lighting

Hang some string lights or lanterns to give your balcony a cozy, elegant glow. You won’t really need lights during the day, but at night you don’t want something too bright. String lights offer the perfect compromise, and come in a variety of styles to match your personality and the rest of your home. Hang them around the walls, or from the railing for a stylish effect.


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Install Folding Furniture

If you’re really tight on space, but want to make your balcony more homey, consider installing folding furniture. Think a chair that folds down from the wall. If you don’t have the capability to do this, look for a folding chair that goes above your typical plastic lawn chair so you can have a bit of style in your space. This way, you can tuck it away when you don’t need it, but it’ll be ready for optimal comfort whenever you do need it.

Change The Flooring 

Try out some new flooring ideas that give your feet the comfort they deserve while also gaining points in the style department. There are plenty of options that can go right over the concrete, like decorative deck tiles. Even if you can’t change the floor, try throwing down a nice area rug that can stand up to the elements. Something as minor as a rug can make a major difference in comfort and style.

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Use a Balcony Railing Table

If you don’t have room for a nice table, or you want to save floor space wherever possible, try a balcony railing table. Essentially, a balcony railing table is a shelf that works as a table that you can hang over the railing. This way, you can put your drinks or candles there and you still have room for a chair or two. There are plenty of varieties to choose from online, including different styles and price ranges, like these options from Wayfair.

Sit on Benches Instead of Chairs 

A balcony doesn’t need fancy chairs to be chic and practical. If you can, install some benches around your balcony so you don’t have to constantly worry about folding chairs. When that won’t work, invest in a few small wooden benches that you can sit on comfortably. These are great because they can move around and store easily when not in use, and you can throw a blanket over them to add a more decorative touch.

3 Common Questions About City Breaks (And The Answers!)

Once upon a time, a vacation was an extended period away from home for at least a week. However, over the past decade or so, a different type of vacation has risen in popularity: the city break. 

How does a city break differ from a “standard” vacation?

The main difference with a city break is the length of the stay – the term is usually used to describe a short stay that lasts for between two and five days. In addition, there’s a slight difference in what people do with their time; the focus of activities will be on the city itself, rather than staying in one area and potentially venturing elsewhere for day trips or excursions (as is more common with a standard vacation). Instead, the city – and its sights – are your focus for the duration of the time you spend away. 

Which cities are most suitable as city break destinations?

Technically any city can be a city break destination, but there are a few that tend to be the most popular. New York, for example, is a popular choice; you can see iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building, shop up a storm on Fifth Avenue, and choose a Broadway show with the help of the infographic below and be sure of an incredible experience. Los Angeles is also popular, especially if you’re a fan of movies and want to experience the glitz of Hollywood for yourself, and Washington DC is a great choice if you want to see some of the most famous spots in the entire US – such as the US Capitol, the White House, and the Washington Monument – for yourself. 

Why should you try a city break?

City breaks are a chance to explore somewhere new, partake in exciting activities, and enjoy a break from everyday life, but without needing to take an extended period of time away from your life. If you’ve never tried a city break before, then doing so in future is something you won’t regret! 

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A Guide to Taking a Road Trip Across the US

Taking a road trip is always exciting: the open road, the possibilities, the time you get to spend with family and friends.

All 50 states have their own unique landscapes and places to visit and experience and driving through even just a handful of them will give you a wildly different experience in each. You can get a taste for each of them when you drive by and spend a little time getting to know them. A road trip across the US is a once in a lifetime trip, depending on how far you go.

For a long trip like this, you’ll want to pack and plan well!

How to Pack

As you may be aware, the states have incredibly different climates and weather patterns, so you’ll want to check ahead what the weather is going to be like for everywhere you go.

It can be difficult to know what to pack when you’re going to so many different places and spending so much of that time in a car or driving it.

It’s best to pack a variety of clothes so that you’re prepared for anything the weather decides to throw at you. Be realistic, though; if you’re planning to go next summer, you probably aren’t going to need your winter boots, even if places like Boston are known for their snow.

Avoiding Boredom

In between your many exciting destinations, you’re probably going to reach a point when you and your passengers are bored from driving. Eye spy gets dull after a while, after all. You should prepare for this by coming up with some games to play together beforehand, whether this is a handful of playing card games, or ones you make up yourself. Of course, you could always bring along some handheld gaming consoles, but the point of the trip is to spend time together. Invent something you can all do together and keep yourselves entertained on your long journey. That being said, when you do get the chance to stop for a break, there’s no harm in playing a few rounds of your favorite one-player game, whether that’s solitaire, a racing game, or even a digital crossword or wordsearch, to help you wind down and refocus.

Preparing Your Car

Your car that you use day-to-day might not be up for such a trip as this one. Renting a car from E-Z Rental Car means you can use a car that is specifically intended for vacations. Bring along some comfortable pillows and blankets for when you’re taking a break from driving, and you can make the rental car feel as if it were your own. If you start your trip by flying into your first destination, you can pick up the rental car right at the airport and get your road trip going straight away.

Your road trip will give you many fun memories to look back on, and you will get to experience so many different places in the US all on one vacation.

Following these simple tips will help your road trip go smoothly and make the experience one that you will remember for the rest of your life. Remember to fill up with gas every now and then, and you are good to go!

Friday Favorites Linky Party – Week 497

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What It’s Like to Live With Passive Suicidal Thoughts

Passive suicidal thoughts are not the same as active suicidal thoughts. Passive thoughts involve constantly thinking about death and even desiring death, but with no follow-through via actions; whereas active thoughts usually involve a plan or the ultimate tragedy. Each comes with their own stigmas and misinformation, so keep reading to learn what it’s actually like to live with passive suicidal thoughts.

Wanting to Die, Yet Never Following Through

Imagine waking up every day feeling like you’d rather be dead than have to face your day. Imagine a pervasive feeling of dread and an uncomfortable closeness to the idea of dying, yet never quite obtaining what you think will bring you peace. This is a day in the life of someone suffering from passive suicidal thoughts.

A passive suicidal ideation involves plenty of thoughts about death but usually doesn’t include any actions that could lead to that outcome. Passively suicidal people will often isolate themselves, becoming preoccupied with the idea of dying and even affecting the personal

relationships they share with those around them. This is mostly due to stigma and misunderstanding about passive suicidal ideations and mental health in general.

Stigma and Misunderstanding

Stigma and misunderstanding about mental health in general, but especially about depression and suicide, is widespread and dangerous. Stigma sets people suffering from mental health conditions apart from everyone else, and makes them feel like what they are going through isn’t valid enough to be recognized by the rest of the world as a problem.

Thought this article may be four years old, it’s message remains true today; too much stigma surrounds suicide and mental health and is proving to be a detriment in educating the public and providing options for those who are afflicted. Suicide is a real phenomenon, and wanting to die certainly is no laughing matter. In fact, suicide is said to claim around 800,000 people per year around the world. That’s just shy of one million.

If you’re living with passive (or active) suicidal thoughts, your condition is valid. If you know someone who is suffering from passive suicidal thoughts, it’s important to remember that what they’re feeling is real and has a profound impact on their life. Don’t be afraid to reach out, either to them or to a mental health professional on their behalf. Passive suicidal thoughts don’t always stay that way, unfortunately.

A Delicate Balance

A delicate balance exists between passive and active suicidal ideations. While active ideations usually involve self-harm in the form of deliberate actions or putting oneself in harm’s way, passive ideations are truly only a step away from this very damaging and dangerous idea.

Most passive ideations include the wish for an accident to occur that would result in a loss of life, and this can compound over time until it becomes an act rather than just a thought. Once the afflicted person passes the threshold from thought to act, you’re dealing with a very serious active suicidal ideation that should be addressed ASAP.

An active suicidal ideation should always be taken seriously, no matter how much you think you know about the person or their illness. There’s nothing more impactful than ignoring or discounting someone’s pleas or warning signs, only to learn they’ve followed through on the very act you doubted they would ever accomplish. This leads to much sorrow and regret and can be easily avoided by simply taking threats or talk seriously.

Constant Turmoil

When you’re living with constant passive suicidal thoughts, your mind is in constant turmoil. The survival instinct can be overrun by these rampant thoughts of death, causing the afflicted person(s) to lose energy, concentration, and even the will to get out of bed and go about their day.

With a mind in constant turmoil, there is no way to go about daily life. Simple tasks become monumental projects, and personal relationships fall to the wayside. This is where most people get offended and let personal pride get in the way of truly understanding the illness. Understand that those living with passive suicidal thoughts aren’t letting you fall by the wayside out of choice; they are a victim of their illness and aren’t in control of their behavior for the most part.

No Joy in Life

Imagine what it would be like to be unable to find joy in anything life has to offer. The beauty of nature, the specialness of human connection; these things fall by the wayside as suicidal ideations take over. The afflicted person no longer believes they have a place in the world, and it becomes impossible to see the beauty in anything but death as a way to end their suffering.

Would you be able to function if death was constantly on your mind? Would you be able to talk and go about your day as normal if you only wanted to die? The answer is probably no. The fact is, passive or active suicidal ideations should be taken seriously every time, or else we may have to suffer the terrible consequences of inaction.

The Bottom Line

Whether you’re suffering from passive thoughts or know someone who is, it’s important to know the facts surrounding the condition and where to get help. Reach out to counselors and support groups for yourself or on behalf of someone you know that’s suffering from passive suicidal thoughts. Don’t make the mistake of not taking these thoughts seriously!

Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box: October Box Review

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Garcinia Cambogia: Treasure House of Health Benefits

If you have been following health fads and news related to diet programs then you would be aware of how something new crops up almost every week. Innovative and new dietary ideas are capturing the attention of consumers by storm. Nowadays, nutrition is no longer restricted to regular food and meal plans. Exotic supplements and nutritional resources are making their presence on the double. Health and food stores are packed with items that are enriched with vital nutrients to support various body functions.

While some of these substances have chemical compositions along with natural substances, others maybe 100 percent organic in nature. For instance, Garcinia Cambogia is a naturally grown fruit that has hit the health market like no other in recent times. It is making waves in health forums and circles because of the many benefits tucked in its repository. Mainly found in tropical regions, Garcinia Cambogia is being positioned as an effective weight loss remedy. Read on to know more about the goodness of Garcinia Cambogia and why you should be including it in your regular diet at the earliest.

Garcinia Cambogia -What is this Fruit?

Garcinia cambogia refers to a fruit that has its origin in the southeastern parts of Asia. It is also termed as garcinia gummi-gutta, brindle berry, or Malabar tamarind. The garcinia fruit is quite akin to a small pumpkin in shape and size. Grown on vines, the fruit changes its color from a dull green to pale yellow as it ripens up. According to experts in nutrition and supplementation, it has been scientifically proven to that garcinia is a robust nutritional powerhouse. Also found in certain parts of Africa and India, Garcinia Cambogia is mainly in the news because of its weight loss enabling qualities.

Nutritional Benefits and Features of Garcinia Cambogia

Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) is the most active ingredient present in Garcinia Cambogia. HCA is a vital nutrient that is responsible for helping weight loss. It has appealed to the instincts of health enthusiasts and is often found in combination with organic compounds and nutrients to form a useful extract. Highly potent and effective, HCA is known to have direct and powerful impacts on the human body. As per nutritionists, it is best taken in moderation as

excessive consumption of the same can be associated with different types of toxicity in the liver.

It’s indeed a matter of surprise how garcinia Cambogia has managed to come into the limelight out of nowhere. Largely unknown all these years, garcinia has caught the attention of health enthusiasts, globally, because of its probable effects on weight loss plans. Even though the real benefits of garcinia Cambogia are still under the scanner, it is freely available in almost all places on Earth. A lot of research is underway to ascertain the extent and scope of garcinia and its benefits. Along with the positive effects related to reducing obesity and weight issues, garcinia is known for its other ancillary benefits in health fad circles.

Health Benefits: Garcinia Cambogia

The impressive benefits of garcinia Cambogia have to be studied in-depth to understand the newly-found popularity of this fruit.

1. It promotes weight loss

Preliminary studies have revealed how HCA is capable of inhibiting the enzymes responsible for fat production in the human body. It is also equipped to increase the overall glycogen storage levels in skeletal muscles after exercise sessions. However, there are very few clinical studies performed on humans to justify the utility of this fruit in terms of reliable weight loss.

2. Improves Metabolism

Are you eager to increase your existing metabolic rate? Have you been looking for easy methods to bring about a drastic spurt in your weight loss efforts? The answer lies in adding recommended quantities of garcinia Cambogia to your regular diet. An increase in metabolic activities relates to the production of immediate energy to enable further weight loss. The presence of high energy levels can lead to more regular and stringent exercise regimes, longer hours of walking, and overall better fitness programs. HCA acts on varied biochemical pathways. These pathways reduce the levels of LDL cholesterol to bring about improvements in insulin and blood sugar response.

3. Increase in Energy

Most people are known to experience a state of lethargy and listlessness after shedding off their extra kilos. They go through bouts of muscle weakness and fatigue. This is because more energy or calories is packed into their fat tissues in comparison to the level of carbohydrates in their body. An effective way of combatting this lies in how garcinia behaves in such people. It brings about strong energetic bursts to disallow such moments of exhaustion associated with weight loss.

4. Suppresses Hunger and Appetite

Suppression of the natural hunger pangs of people undergoing weight loss programs is another vital means of losing weight loss. Garcinia cambogia does this to help people lose

weight on the double. Because it can prevent hunger from taking over the senses of users, Garcinia Cambogia is being readily included in popular weight loss supplements and related products. The natural HCA (hydroxycitric acid) present in garcinia is an essential component that induces weight loss. It acts by suppressing hunger and telling the body how much it should eat and when. Regular intake of HCA trains the body to crave only specific food items and that too in rationed amounts. This serves to be a boon for people taking their weight loss programs seriously and rigidly.

5. Reduction in Stress

The levels of cortisol in the blood can be regulated and kept under control by the compound HCA found in Garcinia Cambogia extract. Cortisol is the commonest stress hormone that can wreak havoc on the mood swings of people of all ages. The herbal supplement reduces stress hormones along with providing relief to their anxiety. This, in turn, influences the condition of vital organs and systems to keep users healthy.

Safety of Garcinia Cambogia

As per clinical trials, it is safe to incorporate Garcinia cambogia in your dietary regime to leverage its many benefits. You may want to use the recommended quantities of this extract for 12 weeks at least to gain good results. Are you ready to check out the goodness of Garcinia Cambogia? Get into the action right away.