Monday, 17 September 2012

My Search for Halloween Costumes

Halloween, my favorite holiday is almost here. It's coming upon fall. Halloween is time for fun and I am just searching right costume for this occasion. Thus I get to peruse the Internet to find the best costume to wear this year. However, what I need should be creative and unique one.

Due to Internet, we are never lacking of Halloween costume ideas. Thus we don't have to hinder from store to store to find what we're looking for. Yesterday, I was online looking for Halloween Costumes. I was not sure what I want to be. My friend suggested me to be a Black Cat this Halloween. But one of my cousin is already going to be a black cat. Then we looked for vampiresses, we looked for disney princesses, we looked for French maid, we looked for flirty mouse, we looked for mermaid princesses, etc. But we didn't find anything that could caught attention.

Speaking of Halloween night, if there is no scary but sexy costumes go with then that Halloween night is not good enough. Thus I was looking for more thrilled and excited costume idea. After spending ample time on Internet hunting for an unique costume, I stopped by Here they have listed many different costume ideas to scare one another. Also I have came across many costumes ideas, the pictures of which, I have shared below:

Halloween Costume Ideas:

  • Zombie Nurse Costume:

  • Pirate Wench Costume:

  • Poison Ivy Batman Costume:

  • Red Riding Hood Costume:

This year in Halloween, I am thinking to be a Zombie Nurse or a Pioson Ivy. So this Halloween, what are you going to be? Please don't forget to share your ideas and comments. I will appreciate your comments and opinions on Halloween Costumes.

Sunday, 9 September 2012

I am So Stressed and Tired!

I am so stressed and tired! Is this what you feel every day, while going to bed and getting ready for the next day which is filled with expectations, responsibilities and deadlines to meet.
How to Deal With Stress
Stress is such an inevitable part of our life! Rapid growth of an economy and globalization has lead to a cut-throat competition in world economies and even amongst individuals, who are the parts and parcel of economies.

While, all the above said remains true, even economic downfalls contribute to stress. Today, it is a highly competitive market and if you lack required skill set, you are denied a job opportunity. This does not end here, even after bagging a job, you cannot rest in your armchairs, but again the race begins to keep this job and sustain the competition.

I am not an exception to this, and yes, I used to be stressed out too, more often than not. However, until I learned a few things about stress, which I'll discuss here. And yes, it's not always about the stress at office, but in family life too.

At work, failing to meet the expectations from you, can get you a pink slip. Such factors may encourage you to take extra responsibilities, than what you actually can fulfill. With all this said, stress looks a vicious circle, isn't it? To avoid the stress of loosing your job, you tend to accept more responsibilities, which are anything but feasible to fulfill.

If I have to talk about myself, it had been really long before recently that I felt stress-free. It was difficult for me to strike the balance between my professional life and personal life responsibilities.

Throughout the week, I am juggling various tasks from meeting the clients, attending high-profile meetings, deciding action plan to meet the project deadline, conduct training sessions, so on and so forth. My tense schedule at office does not clear off my personal responsibility. I have my personal responsibilities as normal individual.

I understand, it is usual for every normal employed individual, but then stress is also common in every one's life. It is just the matter of the intensity, which is different for different individuals.
Some time back I gave a thought to a question – isn't there a way out of this stress-filled life? And to my surprise, the answer was yes. Stress is sometimes a man-made problem, I learned then. It is often possible to control it and steer it off your life.

Then I started looking for some useful information over the Internet, and came across a website howdealwithstress that shares information about different types of stress and the effective ways to deal with it.

My personal experience says that stress is crucial and it can even kill you if you fail to kill it. So lets prepare an action plan to beat it and keep it at bay as far as possible. Identifying the sources of stress and staying clear off it can help. Practicing yoga and meditation can really work wonders as a remedy to stress.

Being positive in handling difficult situations can keep you away of unnecessary stress. You should find out what are the stress busters for you, and you can implement these when you are stressed. Exercising, going for jogging, listening to favorite music and cooking can be some of the effective stress buster activities.

To avoid workplace stress, learn to accept responsibilities which are in your limits so you do not have to be overburdened with work and spare some quality time for your family.

Although stress is inevitable for almost all of us, at some point in life, it is a controllable problem in most of the cases. You just need to be optimistic that you can handle it and make your efforts accordingly. At least I could do it for myself, and hope the above given tips and the website that I referred can help you too. Have a Stress-free life!

What are your ways to deal with stress? Do Share your views.

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

My First Post on My Personal Blog

My name is Kathryn Allen and I am a New York / India based freelance writer. I created this blog to share my life stories and experiences. Writing is like an odyssey that takes you to any place in this world or beyond. You are only limited by your imagination. As writers, most of us have heard that blogging is a great way to build our author platform.

When we write a blog personal blog, our creativity is on; your ideas are unhindered and inhibited. So many ideas, themes and phrases from your personal blog can be used in your official work. When readers read your blog and comment on any post; it's the feeling which is wonderful!

Personal blogging helps you to learn from your mistakes, find good in your writing and grow from them. It enhances your creativity in personal and professional career. When you write a blog, your readers and their comments are a great way to gauge your writing steps.

There are many benefits of writing a blog on side. There are so no such guidelines you need to follow while writing; all you need to be creative and imaginative. Add some flavor to your content by including something unexpected. This can be just a curious information that you think people will be interested in. Remember to reach out to right the people. Thus writer should have a personal blog that they write for on weekly basis.

I hope who went to write on their favorite topic enjoyed it and got a lot out of it, I know I did. Be creative or as literal or as metaphorical as you want. So head to your favorite blog spot and start blogging today!