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6 Steps to Living a Better Life

I don't know about you, but it never ceases to amaze me how the negative things that happened in the world or to people around us, always seem to bring our own lives back into focus. It makes us focus on whether our lives are the best we can make them or if there is some way to living a better life.

As a single mom, I've always been a lot closer to my children than I believe most two parent families are, as there is normally only one person that they could turn to. Even though my children are already out of the house living their own lives, the result is that I am very much aware of what's happening in their lives.

As life has its ups and downs, dips and spikes, my eldest daughter and her circle of friends have over the last few months been going through a very  bad patch; from losing friends to car accidents, to one of the friends losing a premature twin baby (the other twin is getting stronger daily) and just yesterday, one of the very close friends losing their only child to cystic fibrosis at age 2,5.

This has obviously impacted the group of friends and my daughter and her family hugely, but has once again made me realize in talking to them all about what's just happened, how people are not living their lives to the fullest, thinking that there is still so much time to do what they want or share time with their loved ones, not understanding that that can change in an instant.

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How to create the best, most basic website

Create the best website

Every business or brand no matter the industry, niche or location you operate from, should have a website where people can find you. When building your website it does not have to be a custom design, top of the line, all the bells and whistles type of website - just a place where people can find you online when they are searching for information, a product or service.

Too many times we are convinced by service providers and the world at large that bigger is better and it will allow us to grow to success faster. Normally exactly the opposite is true. For most people today "Less is more" and the simpler one makes it for people to find information and consume it, the better the impression you make on your audience and the higher the retention of said information.

Nobody needs a Rolls Royce when a Beetle will do but there are some basic crucial pages and options that are non-negotiable when building your website. These will convey the most  important information to your market or audience and that allows you to be found by all.

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7 Powerful Reasons Why Everybody Needs to Have Their Own Website

Have you ever thought about why there are so many websites in the world today and why even people that have no business, no brand or presence, actually invest in having their own website?

In today's digitally focused world having your own website is a huge asset. Many people will argue that its only needed by businesses and brands, but I am here today to tell you that it can add huge value to anybody's life.

Let's explore why this is such a great asset to have, not only for businesses and brands, but also for the normal guy or gal living down the street.

Today I am going to share 7 powerful reasons why you need your own website no matter who you are, where you live or what you are all about. The reasons mentioned below are listed in no order of importance.

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