A Better You

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Spring/Summer Cleaning for Your Yard; Three Quick Tips

Spring Cleaning-Yard Cleaning-Chispa Magazine

We caught up with Bryan Nooner, President of Twist and Seal and here’s what he had to say so you can get your yard ready for spring/summer entertaining, and mesmerizing. Get Your New Plants In Early If you’re like most people, you find yourself at the garden store in mid to late June buying plants for…

The Safe Travel Tips You All Need to Know

Travel-Chispa Magazine

Traveling can be great fun but you also need to be aware of the pitfalls so that they do not happen to you.  There are some things you need to do that are pretty standard for any trip, but then there are others that might not have occurred to you. Check For Travel Warnings On…

Office Rituals from Around the World

Working Around the World-Chispa Magazine

There is nothing surprising when we say that cultures differ depending on a particular region of the world. This is perfectly normal, as different people do things differently on a daily basis but they can still come to an understanding and do business together. You would expect the office rituals to be more or less…

Health Mistakes Most of Us Make

Health-Chispa Magazine

Looking after your health should be a priority. It should also be easy, but unfortunately, it’s often not. You could quite easily read four articles now, even from the same source, offering conflicting advice. Official guidelines on things like diet and exercise change all of the time. Rules seem to change, labelling on food is…

How to Organize a Small Storage Space

Organize-Chispa Magazine

No matter how much we may try to pare down to the bare essentials, storage seems to remain a problem. Finding ways to store your items to allow for easy access, storing important items in a safe and secure manner, as well as use the space to the best of your ability requires some ingenuity—but…

Five Things To Care Of While Vacating Your Home

House-Chispa Magazine

Moving out can be overwhelming and sometimes stressful too. There’s so much to do in so little time that you often miss out on important things, which leads to regrets, frustration and whatnot. However, you can avoid all this by putting things in order and strike each one off the list one after another. When…

Hiking to Cope and Reset

Hiking-Avery Phillips-Chispa Magazine

There is never a shortage of events around the world to make you both grateful and cynical about life. Whether it’s natural disasters such as Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong, or Hurricane Florence on the east coast of the U.S. or suffering the personal loss of a family member or friend, loss is constant and…

Ideas for Contributing to an Eco-Friendly Environment

Enviornment-Chispa Magazine

Whether you know much about the green movement or not, it’s likely that in the past couple of years you’ve come across some kind of environmentally friendly lingo or have had options for eco-friendlier practices presented in the workplace, at home or while you’re consuming. This is because preserving the environment is something that is…

Stuck On Stupid

Don't be Stuck on Stupid-Choose Joy-Chispa Magazine-Kuan-Yin Timothee

‘Stuck on stupid’ is a phrase I’ve heard and used. So many times we get “used to” a set of circumstances and behaviors without wise input, and the end result ends up being… stupid. According to Merrimack-Webster, stupid is slow of mind: obtuse; given to unintelligent decisions or acts: acting in an unintelligent or careless manner,…