What Monkeys can teach us about the stock market

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Let me tell you a story:

Once upon a time, a troop of monkeys lived near a village.

The villagers in this village were hardworking and sincere, but also quaint and simple.

One day, a rich merchant came to this snoozy village.

The curious villagers gathered around to see this stranger. The merchant coming forward pompously declared, “I shall buy these village monkeys for $100 each”.

The villagers thought this merchant was crazy and they couldn’t fathom why someone would buy stray monkeys for $100 apiece!

Still, excited at the prospect of making some easy money, few villagers caught some monkeys and gave it to this merchant. …

Thought you knew everything about your pet? Think again.

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We live in a fascinating world, full of wonder and creation. Sharing space with millions of other creatures, we sometimes don’t realise how unique they can be. Let’s look at 20 amazing fact’s about animals, whom we so love and admire.

1. Dolphins call each other by a unique whistle, aka their very own name. Every Bottlenose dolphin has its own unique whistle, a high-pitched, “eeee” that tells the other dolphins where a particular individual is present. Dolphins are excellent vocal mimics too, able to copy even quirky computer-generated sounds.

Often we feel life isn’t fair, is it true?

Life as a child can be tough for some and a breeze for others. Why is it like this? What are those thoughts deep under you don’t want to accept, but time and again are reminded they are true? Even our parents hesitate to tell us these, so as not to discourage us, but experience teaches us otherwise.

  1. Look’s Matter
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As kid’s, we are innocent and pure. As we grow older, we get exposed to society, to experiences and to people. This exposure then shapes our inner perception of who we are and your inner self-confidence. …

A pandemic nobody is talking about

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What is Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is an opioid medication administered to treat severe, chronic pain in cancer patients that acts quickly and is short-lasting. Fentanyl is in a class of medications called narcotic (opiate) analgesics. Opioid pain relievers are medicines that can help manage pain when other treatments and medicines are not able to provide enough pain relief. It works by changing the way, the brain and nervous system respond to pain.

“Fentanyl is 80–100 times stronger than morphine and 40 to 50 times more powerful than pure heroin”.

Fentanyl can be absorbed into the body via inhalation, oral exposure or ingestion, or skin contact. …

Trauma of a mother going through miscarriage is great, it’s imperative you be prepared.

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A miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy during the first 23 weeks. After this period it’s called still birth.

The stats from the UK Govt data show:

  • An estimated 1 in 4 pregnancies ends in miscarriage
  • Around 11 in 1,000 pregnancies are ectopic
  • About 1 in 100 women in the UK experience recurrent miscarriages (3 or more in a row)
  • More than 6 in 10 of women who have a recurrent miscarriage go on to have a successful pregnancy
  • The risk of miscarriage greatly reduces in the second trimester. This is called late miscarriage.
  • Around 1–2 in 100 women have a miscarriage in the second…

And why it’s important.

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It’s almost 2021 now, and consent continues to be something that still isn’t talked about or discussed as often as it needs to be, even within sex education curriculums. If anything, this needs to be talked and discussed more now than ever!

The most common report of “Consent” is people not resisting advances or being too afraid to say no, even just staying silent. This isn’t “Consent”.

More often than not, people are coerced into having a physical relationship even if they didn’t want to. …

Things I wish Sex Ed taught me.

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Period sex is one of those things that isn’t talked about enough, but has loads of awesome benefits!

For some people, being on their period increases sensation in their vagina, making sex more enjoyable.

Having period sex can also elevate menstrual cramps, reduce period headaches, and alleviate migraine pain that some people experience.

Period blood, as weird as this sounds, makes for great lubrication if you’re out of lube! Some people also claim, having regular sex on their periods actually shortens their period cycles, and some say it increases the intimacy between them and their partner.

Since periods can be a bit “messy”, if period sex is something you’re down to do, just be aware that having a towel handy and a back-up pair of underwear is always a good idea! …

Still figuring out life goals at 30.

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Hi I am Allen, I am a very reserved person and an Introvert. I grew up with a terrible stammer which made my childhood a traumatic experience for me at school and other places.

What stammer did give me though was empathy towards the world, a very sharp mind and a strong will to improve myself for the better.

My fight with my stutter still continues, but I have gained control over it and am no more limited by its fear.

I was a Data Scientist for 9 years until depression forced me to quit my high paying corporate job, much to the shock and disappointment of my family who were unaware of my condition. …

Does visiting the Titanic sound interesting?

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People say money can’t buy you happiness, but the person who said this probably didn’t plan on visiting the space anyway. He probably didn’t know we could travel to the bottom of the ocean either, or fathom travelling at the speed of sound on land if you could afford it.

For those few lucky millionaires out there who can afford their own private island or a jet, here are 3 exciting travel experience’s coming alive in 2021 that you simply can’t afford to miss. These items must be on every jet packing millionaire's bucket list.

  1. Visiting the RMS Titanic

Stress, Anxiety and Depression is on the rise during the Pandemic. Let me share how to keep these away from your emails.

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“Why haven’t you sent me an update yet???? This is unacceptable!!!! “

Have you sent or received an email with such dramatic use of punctuations?

I guess we all have at some point without even realising it. Sending email’s having a ton of question or exclamation marks is actually considered as rude, it comes across as “Shouting” to the person reading it.

This was also shared in a study published by the University of Illinois, “the caps lock key and the stroke of exclamation point” is the equivalent of “aggressive shouting” at an employee.

Not only is excessive use of these an unhealthy form of communication, but can also take a phycological toll on an employee. Rudeness of any form can lead to anxiety and stress among people. If left unchecked, it can spiral into rumination, especially if one is unable to respond and stand up to it effectively. It also causes low self-esteem and depression. …


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