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It is important to think about yourself before you think of somebody else. If you think highly of yourself, then reaching goals that you set for yourself will be achievable. Once you find the passion that you have wanted to do all along and you think highly of yourself, you will feel the fire burning in you. You may still need some guide and if you believe in what the stars say about you, then you can listen to what the Kasamba's psychics advice.

A journey to self-improvement may be a long road but as long as you equip yourself with the right ammunition of tips, advices, experiences and strategies, your journey will not be a burden. You can get to enjoy what life has to offer you as long as you know what to do. Today we have listed down some of the things that you can do for you to be ready for your adventure to self-betterment.

1. Live healthy. Be healthy.

Improving yourself esteem to become a better person will not only be about your attitude, it should also be about how you live your life. Being healthy and living healthy begins in how you take care of your body. Drop the cigarettes, the alcoholic drinks, the fatty foods and all the unhealthy things that you previously do. Following a certain kind of diet can be a good beginning. Eat a balanced meal containing protein, fruits and vegetables. Start to go out and exercise. You can start by jogging or biking or you can also hit the gym if you are not an outdoor person. Try to climb mountains for you to enjoy the fresh breeze as you also try to keep your body fit.

2. Identify your goals.

Try to imagine what would be your life in the future? Is it bleak? Do you see yourself smiling as you watch your children play in your front porch? Do you see yourself in a hospital bed with wires and tubes connected to your body? If you want to have a future where you are living happily and contented, you should set your goals now. It can be getting a promotion that you have always worked for, a certain amount of money that you would like to see on your bank account or pursuing the person of your dreams. As long as you set achievable goals, then you will definitely feel better about yourself once you accomplish all of them one by one.

3. Ask feedbacks from your loved ones.

On your way to improving your self-esteem for a better future, there will be times that we will have blind spots that may affect somebody else. Asking for feedbacks from your family, friends, colleagues, acquaintances or even your boss can give you an additional perspective on what you are currently doing. Be open about constructive criticisms that they may throw at you; after all, it will help you improve your self-esteem. Remember that these people would want nothing but for you to be successful in your career for a better future.

4. Avoid negative people and learn how to deal with them.

You are bound to meet people who would do nothing but to bring you down. Do not spend too much of your time dealing with them, as they would do nothing but to bring negativity in your life. If you cannot really avoid them because of the small space you are in then try to be as civil and modest with them. Skills on how to manage these kinds of people may come a long way in the near future.

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5. Acts of Random Kindness goes a long way.

Being kind to everyone around us helps promote patience, compassion and love. You can start small, like helping an old lady cross the street or helping a distressed mother with a lot of groceries at hand with her children. You can also give up your seat on the subway for a tired-looking. Most of us now had forgotten how to be kind to one another. Being kind to other people will not only promote the good qualities that you have, you will also notice how better it feels compared to what you were before.

6. Try something you have never tried before.

Try to learn a new skill or acquire a new hobby. It can be easy as learning how to cross-stitch or as hard as learning a difficult language. Get out of your comfort zone and try something new. Once you overcome these new things, your opinion about yourself will improve, boosting your confidence to try on other hobbies or skills that you would never think you can do. However, do not force yourself into doing something that may feel too uncomfortable or too scary for you. You can instead try to do is by taking one step at a time. .

7. You are unique. Do not compare yourself with other people.

There is always someone who is better or is more successful than you. Comparing yourself to others may become a destructive habit that may destroy you in the future. Instead of comparing, spend your time by looking how far you have come and what are your improvements. Focus on your results. This will help you motivate yourself more and will raise your self-esteem.

By focusing on yourself and improving yourself, you will notice how your life becomes lighter and simpler, your emotions are stable and you will not notice the negativity around you. Sometimes, our worst enemies are ourselves. Being a better you mean a happier you. Make sure to highly value your self-esteem because it will make you happier. Stop criticizing yourself; it will only make you worse. Once you have a better self-esteem, you will be able to handle a tougher problem that life has to offer you. Start small and start from scratch. You may not notice the improvement but when you look back, you will know that everything will all be worth it.

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Shining white teeth makes you look attractive, younger and healthy. Your teeth may be stained due to hereditary causes, aging, poor dental hygiene, or due to consuming too much tea, tobacco, coffee, wine etc. Sometimes, high doses of antibiotics, infections etc. also cause teeth to stain. While professional treatments are expensive, they are often the most effective options you have. However, there are some over-the-counter teeth whitening products that produce decent results. Here are some ways you can fight off the stains and keep your teeth white.

Whitening toothpaste

Teeth whitening toothpaste is a simple way to whiten your teeth at home. They contain mild abrasives and polishing agents which can remove teeth stains.

Mouthwash

Mouthwash is also an effective way to shinier teeth. You can hold mouthwash in your mouth and brush your teeth, basically brushing your teeth with mouthwash. This tip works well if you're aiming to remove mild discolouration.

Whitening kits

Whitening kits may be suggested by your dentist or bought over the counter are effective in rwmoving teeth stains. A home whitening kit like Love My Teeth seems to work well and the effects are long-lasting too.

Whitening gels and strips

Whitening gels and strips are also convenient ways to remove stains. Whitening strips contain whitening gel and seem invisible. This needs to be placed on the teeth with a small brush. The amount of time you have to put these strips on your teeth will be mentioned on the label. Some strips dissolve in your mouth, so you can use those too.

Whitening rinses

You can use whitening rinses after meals as they can reduce plaque, gum disease and teeth stains. Apart from using these OTC teeth whitening systems, you can whiten your teeth naturally too with the help of some home remedies.

Baking soda

Baking soda can be used to get rid of teeth stains effectively. Make a paste with a quarter teaspoon of baking soda and some toothpaste and brush your teeth with this mixture. Rinse with warm water and do this just once or twice a week, to whiten your teeth.

You could also make a paste of baking soda and lemon juice or white vinegar or hydrogen peroxide. Mix 1 tbsp of baking soda with 1 ½ teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide with a cup of cold water. This whitening mouthwash can be used 2-3 a day.

Orange peel

If you wish to go au naturale, clean your teeth with orange peel (fresh), regularly and this will lessen the yellow tinge on your teeth.

You can get back your pearly whites and your confidence with the help of whitening kits and home remedies which are simple, convenient and can restore your beautiful smile.

Parents divorcing is a traumatic experience for children. Suddenly, their family is disrupted through no fault of theirs, and they have to accept the disappearance of one parent from their home, whose presence they miss. They are also disturbed by the thought of what would happen to them. But with a little effort, parents can reassure their children and take steps to minimize the traumatic effects of divorce on their children. Here's what you can do.

Ensure adequate support

A child needs complete emotional support of both parents. Sometimes, a counselor or therapist can help your child through the complex emotions brought on by the parents' divorce.

Co-parent respectfully

When there is a collapse of marriage, there is bound to be bitterness. Sometimes, due to domestic abuse etc., if you're looking for a lawyer in NSW, it is best to seek hire someone experienced who can advise you on legal factors involved with co-parenting such as parenting time and visitation rights

Also, it is in the best interest of the child/children that the parents do not speak ill of one another in front of them. The goal is to bring up a well-adjusted, child which can happen when both parents are respectful towards one another.

Maintain emotional neutrality

Parents should never ever make the child/ children take sides in a divorce. They should be allowed to stay neutral and be taught and helped to love both parents, regardless of your differences. Don't force them to divide their loyalties.

Don't make them your confidant

Parents sometimes lean on their children for emotional support which might "parentify" the child and he/she may become stressed because of it. You have to look for emotional support from adults – either your friends or family or by joining a support group.

Stay active

Leading a healthy lifestyle by exercising and eating healthy food will be beneficial for you and your child, and help to release negative emotions faster.

Encourage father's involvement

Usually, children tend to stay with their mothers and thus it's the father who the child misses. If a mother tries to maintain a good relationship with the father, it will encourage the father to be more involved with the child. A positive father-child involvement also lessens the trauma of divorce.

Divorce is tough on the child, but he/she can overcome the effects of it if parents consciously provide an emotionally safe environment for the child.

We are all born with instinct, also known as a sixth sense, an intuition or a gut feeling. A gut feeling is a strong inner knowing about something. Psychologists explain intuition as a "mental matching game" where the brain absorbs a situation and searches for memories and knowledge that may relate to it. But it seems there is more to it and that having an instinct over a situation could even be more of an unexplained immediate understanding or knowledge.

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As we grow up, human beings are taught to think with their head and not their heart. Most men think more with their head, and women seem to make most decisions based more on emotion. But should we all start to listen to our gut feeling more?

Instinct is within us all and animals use their instinct to keep them safe from predators, seek out food and know when to hibernate. Although most animals' most prominent sense is their nose, their natural instincts also form an integral part of their existence. Intuition is when you feel you know something yet there is no physical or logical reason why. How many times have you felt strongly about something and then it's come true? Have you correctly guessed who is calling on the phone before you pick up? Have you had a vivid dream that has come true in real life?

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Trust Your Gut

Intuition is a sixth sense that everyone has. Learning to trust it could potentially change your life in the decisions that you make. We all have the ability to listen to ourselves and to trust in what we are feeling. When we are born, we are born with a natural psychic ability and through time as we grow up, we seem to lose the trust in our gut feeling. Children are believed to have a much stronger intuition than adults because they are more open and have not been conditioned by society. Your gut feeling gives you the ability to know or sense things and will sometimes forewarn you if you feel uneasy about something. How many times have you met someone and felt uncomfortable in their presence? This would be your intuition telling you that this person may be a negative influence on your life and that it would be sensible to be wary of them.

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What is Developed Intuition?

Psychics have a developed ability to sense things in a stronger way than most normal people. A psychic has a feeling of "knowing," a clairvoyant has the ability to "see" images related to someone in their mind's eye, and a medium reading will converse with those who have passed over. Some of these talents are inherited at birth. However, some have been developed over time through development circles and psychic support groups. Developing your intuition is possible and trusting your gut will serve you well, enabling you to make informed decisions about people, your life, your work or potential romantic partners.

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How to Develop Your Sixth Sense

Research and studies prove that our gut feeling is correct 90% of the time. So, when someone says " trust your gut," you really should. Learning how to improve your intuition is fairly simple. Set yourself easy tasks such as guessing who is calling when the phone rings or telling a friend about what's on your mind if something suddenly occurs to you. Most of us have several gut feelings a day and it's a wonder why we don't pay more attention to them. Your gut feeling works on instinct, just as an animal's instinct alerts it if it is in danger. It has embedded within us all from birth, it's just a case of nurturing it and believing in it.

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