Marijuana Drug Slang Every Parent Should Know

As a parent, one of the most difficult aspects of raising a teenager is to help your child fight the urge use alcohol and drugs. Educating yourself regarding the drug slang of marijuana, the most widely abused illicit substance, is an essential step in determining if your teen is smoking the drug and then begin…

NNPC: Achievements and Contributions to the Nigerian Economy

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) announced in October last year that the much-anticipated Okpai Power Plant in Delta State, the largest gas-power initiative in the African continent, is on the verge of becoming operational. The two phases of the project that would together generate 1,000 MW of electricity on completion is being implemented under…

The Oz Principle – A Book Summary

In The Oz Principle, Connors, Smith, and Hickman brilliantly use the analogy of “The Wizard of Oz” to discuss a business philosophy aimed in propelling individuals and organizations to overcome unfavorable circumstances and achieve desired results. This philosophy can be encompassed in one word: ACCOUNTABILITY. The eponymous principle builds upon the ethos of personal and…

Common Cold Weather Snow Blower Problems

Snow blowers are made to run in the cold weather but when it gets REALLY cold outside, funny (or not so funny things) can develop. Same goes for a snow blower that is stored outside or in an enclosure where the temperature is at or near the same temperature as outside. If you have a…

How the Real Estate Foreclosure Process Really Works

Regrettably, this is the day and age where a prevalence of foreclosures keeps creeping closer and closer to home. Many hopeful sellers are wondering what is involved in a foreclosure and what steps can be taken to thwart such an occurrence. Following is a timeline of events when a property becomes “delinquent” on payments. Breach…

Using the 7 Chakra Colors in Your Home

Implementing the 7 chakra colors into your surroundings is a simple and effective way to bring change into your life. If you have one (or several chakras) that are out of balance, add that chakra color to your home. Here’s the quick chakra colors guide: Red: The first chakra is about stability, balance and community.…

How to Summarize and Paraphrase For Academic Writing

Do you know how to summarize your writing and paraphrase your content? In academic writing, summarizing and paraphrasing are very essential skills. With majority of college writing essays geared towards providing a point, you will very likely need to depend on a lot of source material to effectively argument your case. First, a bit of…

Psychotic Outbreak in Depression

About one in four people admitted in a hospital with depression, are there because of psychotic outbreak. What is psychotic outbreak, then? Basically, this is a state where you detach from reality. A lot of the symptoms are very similar to schizophrenia – you can hear voices, have delusions of grandeur, say things that do…

Nutrients for Bone Support

Bones are continually being remodelled throughout life and, with ageing, more bone is broken down than is rebuilt and the mineral content of bones diminishes, causing them to become less dense and less able to resist normal stresses. This type of bone weakness is called osteoporosis, meaning ‘porous bones’, and causes increased risk of fractures.…

The Power of Color in Writing

Color is one of the greatest set of adjectives to use in writing. Why? Most people that read can see color. It is a part of their world. It amplifies imagery and allows a scene or story to transcend its physical, literature status and become almost reality to the reader. Most people use color in…