Rest.Relaxation.Days of doing nothing.Lounging. Not reading self-help.How do you do with those things?Does the thought of it make your skin crawl?If the constant need to be busy or feeling guilty about resting occupies your brain more than you would like, this episode is for you.I am talking about rest, being productive, and changing the definition of each.Be sure to connect with me on IG HERE
Hello, everyone, and welcome to The To Do List! In this episode, we explore Little Island @Pier 55, a recent addition to the New York City coastline. Steeped in history, this pier is experiencing a revitalization. Camberley and Noah describe the views, the nature, the art, and "The Playground." Listen in to decide if you should take the trek out to the west side to experience it for yourself. We are always open to suggestions on future episodes, so please send them our way via email, Facebook, and Instagram. email@example.com https://www.facebook.com/PodcastToDoList/ www.instagram.com/podcasttodolist/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCckF03-JG_kvEy4jsc-wH3Q/featured https://podcastthetodolist.wordpress.com/ Thank you and enjoy! Music by Kevin MacLeod (Aurea Carmina)
In this episode Claire & Sophie briefly reflect on the last year in the library and then discuss the books they have taken for the summer! They read blurbs and the first pages of some of the books they have taken.Summer Reads: 'The 1000 Year Old Boy' by Ross Welford (4) 'The Cousins' by Karen McManus (4.40) 'Dick Kerr Girls' by Eve Ainsworth (6.02) 'When life gives you mangoes' by Kereen Getten (6.40) 'The M Word' by Brian Conaghan (8.42) 'Punching the Air' by Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam (10) 'Again, Again' by E Lockhart (10.57) 'Falling in Love Montage' by Ciara Smyth (11.53) 'Clementine and Rudy' by Siobhan Curkham (12.43) 'What we're scared of' by Karen David (13.22) 'Orphan Monster Spy' by Matt Killeen (14.47) As always stay in touch via twitter @lounge_learning. Have a great summer.
In this episode, Claire and Sophie discuss Amy Hermon's podcast, School Librarians United. In particular, they mention the interview with Lucas Maxwell. They pinch the idea of getting Staff to read YA/Teen over the summer and chat about how they have installed the initiative in their school. They then discuss the books they've chosen to get their staff reading YA.In order of appearance: 'Shell' by Paula Rawsthorne (7.43) 'Eleanor & Park' by Rainbow Rowell (8.26) 'Bunker Diary' by Kevin Brooks (8.48) 'What's that in Dog Years' by Ben Davies (9.28) 'S.T.A.G.S' by M.A Bennett (9.55) 'Smart' by Kim Slater (10.04) 'Farewell Tour of the Terminal Optimist' by John Young (10.33) 'Eat Dirt' by Goldy Moldovsky (11.21) 'Chinglish' by Sue Cheung (11.58) 'A Good Girls Guide to Murder' by Holly Jackson (12.42) 'Little Bits of Sky' by S.E Durrant (13.20) 'Look Both Ways' by Jason Reynolds (14.40) 'Patron Saints of Nothing' by Randy Ribay (14.42) 'I am not a Number' by Lisa Heathfield (15.12) 'Rosie Loves Jack' by Mel Darbon (15.36) Make sure to check out Amy's podcast with Lucas here and follow us on twitter for more great library news @lounge_learning
In this episode, Claire & Sophie discuss Booktok. Booktok is an area of TikTok where creators make content about books. This has become a new trend and is making a difference to book sales and changing the face of YA reading. As we are dinosaurs in this new age of technology we interview two of our student librarians to learn more about this. We then review our books too! Titles and times below.Books we review: 'Shadow and Bone' by Leigh Bardugo (5.34/8.32) 'Red White & Royal Blue' by Casey McQuiston (7.52) 'The Year Book' by Holly Bourne (9.29) 'Chinglish' by Sue Cheung (12.22) 'Such Pretty Things' by Lisa Heathfield (14.27) Some Booktok Recommendations from our student librarians. BookToks to Follow: @obsessivebooker @bookswithgen @amys_reads @imogensbookshelf @booknooktalk Are you a Booktoker? What are your thoughts? Let us know over on twitter @lounge_learning
In this episode Claire and Sophie interview SCITT trainee Evie Cox. Evie explains her route into teaching, what the experience has been like and offers advice to others wanting to become teachers.We then chat about books and Evie lets us know what she's been reading, 'Motherhood so White' by Nefertiti AustinAs always get in touch on twitter @lounge_learning and if you are interested in our trusts teaching school you can follow them @TorchSCITT
In this episode, Claire and Sophie chat about the School Librarian of the Year awards. They talk about the ceremony and the amazing librarians on the honor list and the winner Kristabelle Williams. They then review their books: - 'The Cooking Club Detectives' by Ewa Jozefkowicz (4.56) - 'Lumberjanes' by Noelle Stevenson (8.01) - 'You're the one that I want' by Simon James Green (9.24) - 'The Fountains of Silence' by Ruta Septys (12.32) 'Look Both Ways' by Jason Reynolds (14.15) We also reveal the book we have chosen to gift to all our Year 7's next academic year! - 'Cardboard Cowboys' by Brian Conaghan (14.41) As always get in touch via twitter @lounge_learning.
Mark and David Cross (of the Award Wieners Movie Review Podcast) discuss the 2003 film Underworld. Directed by Len Wiseman, and starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Scott Speedman, and Bill Nighy, the movie focuses on a centuries old battle between surly werewolves and snotty vampires. In this episode, they talk about superhero landings, lounging vampires, and Billy Nighy putting a vampire/werewolf hybrid in a headlock. Enjoy!
In this episode Claire and Sophie interview PC Crane. PC Crane shares information about why a job in the police is rewarding, the harder aspects of the job, how to join the police and general advice on becoming a police officer. We then ask her what she's been reading: -'A tiny bit marvellous' by Dawn French (10.31) -'Oi Frog' by Kes Gray (11.32) For more information about the police visit https://www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/careers/nottinghamshire-police-careers And let us know what librarians can sit on over on twitter @lounge_learning
In this episode, Claire and Sophie interview Helen Timmins who is a classroom assistant at Toot Hill School. Helen is gearing up to do a charity swim across the Channel next week! She talks us through the training and her love of open water swimming. Helen is swimming the Channel to raise money for the Hub at Toot Hill School. The Hub is an area where students with mental health issues can go to talk and relax. It's a small area in our vast school so any money raised would be put to great use and improve student wellbeing. If you do want to support Helen and the Hub you can donate using the links below: https://donatemyschool.com/toot-hill-school-2518 https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/toothillhub Finally Helen lets us know what she is reading - The Lido by Libby Page (13 mins) - Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children by Ruth Fidler (13.10) Catch up with all things Learning Lounge over on twitter @lounge_learning and follow Helen's journey @toothillbingham
Go to sleep as you imagine lying on a comfortable chair with the sun shining down and palm trees gently swaying. This sleep visualization relaxation is a remix from previously recorded relaxation scripts including relaxation for falling asleep at dusk and fall asleep fast relaxation. Find more peaceful relaxation scripts for sleep, stress relief, and health at https://relaxation-audio.com.
In this episode, Claire and Sophie interview Toot Hill College Student Ben Anderson. Ben helped form a group in college known as the People's Society. This group aims to teach others about diversity and challenging issues. In this episode, Ben tells us a bit about LGBTQ+ issues to celebrate and kick-off PRIDE. The month of June is the start of PRIDE celebrations. Ben also reviews his books: 'Beautiful Fall' by Alicia Drake (8.32 mins) 'Gods and Kings' by Dana Thomas (9 mins) Ben then talks about his future plans which include going to London College of Fashion. Stay tuned with all things books by following us on Twitter @lounge_learning
In this episode, Claire & Sophie interview author Clare Owen. Clare has recently published her first teen book 'Zed and the Cormorants'. In this podcast we ask Clare the following questions: - What is your book about? - We've read that you are involved in theatre and you act out stories from the county of Cornwall. Was this an inspiration when writing the book? (1.27) - Why did you choose the cormorant? (3) - Explain why you focused on the issues you did in the book? (7) - How did you develop the character of Amy and why was this development important? (8.30) - Why did you not include other characters during the cormorant ceremony? (9.43) - What is your next project and what are you reading? (13.58) - Do you bake bread? (17.34) As always follow us on Twitter to stay up to date @lounge_learning and visit Clare's website for more information https://www.clareowenwriter.co.uk/
In this episode, Claire and Sophie chat about their annual reading week! They also share the poems they wrote for their poetry slam - one is about Glastonbury and the other about Dungeons and Dragons. Ben Davies's amazing poetry is also mentioned, and they review their books! Book reviews: 8.56 - ' The Clockwork Sparrow' by Katherine Woodfine 9.53 - 'Zed and the cormorants' by Claire Owen 11 - 'The Great Godden' by Meg Rosoff 12.14 - 'The Island at the end of everything' by Kiran Millwood Hargrave On the 11th of May, author Claire Owen will be joining us. Send any questions via our twitter @Lounge_learning. Also share your poetry with us! Happy Reading!
Claire and Sophie are back with their fortnightly podcast. After a brief hiatus due to testing & a cyber attack, Claire and Sophie sit down and discuss returning to school, what they've been up to and books they have been reading. Books reviewed include: 'Little bits of sky' by S.E Durrant (6.17) 'Haunting of Aveline Jones' by Phil Hickes (9.52) 'Look both ways' by Jason Reynolds (12.14) Also join us in our book cover discussion on twitter by @lounge_learning. Check out our mindfulness podcast here -> https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/loungingwithbooks/episodes/2019-06-13T01_04_11-07_00d
In this episode, Randy and Tyler take a look at the 2015 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis.Synopsis from stageagent.com: Walter “Pops” Washington has had enough. His landlord won’t leave him alone, his wife recently passed away, and the liquor store can’t keep up with his thirst. Pops’ last living relative, his son Junior, has recently moved back to Pops’ house with his girlfriend, Lulu, and his newly-sober buddy, Oswaldo. With his heels dug into the floor of his rent-controlled Riverside Drive apartment, Pops holds onto old wounds -- physical and emotional -- picking continually at scabs he refuses to allow to heal. Pressure reaches a boiling point when an ultimatum comes from an unlikely source, pinning Pops squarely “between Riverside and crazy.”******* IN OUR NEXT EPISODE *******Join us as we discuss the play Icebound by Owen Davis, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1923. This play can be read for free online, as it is in the Public Domain: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/59777.Synopsis from wikipedia: The Jordan family is on their farm in Veazie, Maine in October 1922. They await the reading of the will by Judge John Bradford of the family matriarch who has just died. Much to the family's dismay, the farm and all of the money has been left to a distant cousin Jane Crosby. Jane has been told that she is to take care of the legal trouble of the young son of the family, Ben. Ben had left because he accidentally burned a neighbor's farm. Ben begins a flirtatious relationship with Nettie, the adopted daughter of Emma Jordan.Note: This episode was recorded in 2021 amidst the COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") pandemic.Things mentioned in this episode:- "Lounging" by Randy Hunt - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URF8yd3LrnoDeScriptedFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DeScriptedPodTwitter: @DeScriptedPod - www.twitter.com/DeScriptedPodInstagram: @DeScriptedPod - www.instagram.com/DeScriptedPod
Hello and welcome to the Catholic Nerds Podcast - your Maximoff source for quality, Catholic nerdery! The C-Nerds dig into all things WandaVision: What will the WandaVision sequel be about? Plus, the Doctor Strange 2 sequel, 2022’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and how Agatha Harkness connects all these, plus the Fantastic Four All the WandaVision commercials! Like the Nexus commercial - is Wanda the "Nexus of All Reality" from the comics? The Darkhold - In the comics, the Darkhold was created by the Elder God Chthon, who gave Wanda her powers through the Chaos Magic. Chthon has possessed Wanda multiple times, prompting her mentor, Agatha Harkness, to call a doctor for help. That doctor? ... DOCTOR STRANGE. All the Post-Credit Easter Eggs! (1) the Skrulls reveal and Monica Rambeau's strange new abilities, and (2) What’s Wanda up to next? Lounging in a cabin, levitating, and reading the Darkhold while hearing the voices of Billy and Tommy, calling out for help. Agatha Harkness - Is Agatha the connected to the upcoming Fantastic Four movie? Agatha was first introduced as the nanny to Reed and Sue Richards' kids and then became the mentor to the Scarlet Witch. And is her familiar ... Señor Scratchy - WandaVision director Matt Shakman talks about a deleted scene where Señor Scratchy's identity as her familiar and possibly her son is (maybe) revealed. The Ship of Theseus knock-out, drag-out philosophy battle Fake Pietro or Fietro! Was he really just Ralph Bohner all along, Agatha’s fake husband? Also, did you know the different episodes of WandaVision coincide with the stage of grief? Kevin Smith said, “this show ultimately is about how important it is to find somebody to watch TV with in this world” The C-Nerds also discuss which character, comic book or otherwise, has the best Best Rogue’s Gallery. Here is the crazy Superman villian we talked about: Mister Mxyzptlk. For more great Catholic Nerd adventures: Pray the Rosary with St. John Paul II, Catholic Prayer Journals, and Catholic Children's Books. Do you want to bedeck yourself in your #1 galactic source for quality Catholic nerdery? Of course, you do! And now you can … Check out the C-Nerd T-Shirts and Merch! Like the Catholic Nerds on Facebook. Check out our Patreon page for exclusive nerdiness. Tweet us @NerdsCatholic Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/scott-smith677/support
This week, Julie (https://www.juliedanho.com/) and I, Imogen Arate (https://www.instagram.com/imogenarate/), discuss our respective poems, "Lounging on the Couch on My 39th Birthday in Pink Flannel Donut Pajamas" and "To the She I Don't Fully Know," and our grandmothers. Read Julie's poem at: https://poems.com/poem/lounging-on-the-couch-on-my-39th-birthday-in-pink-flannel-donut-pajamas/ Read Imogen's poem at: http://abuelastories.com/myabuela/ Other ways to connect with Julie: 1. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/julie.d.oconnell.3 2. Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanhoJulie 3. Goodreads author page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8242535.Julie_Danho Check out this episode to also hear about virtual poetry events taking place during the week of January 11th. Links to topics we touched on: 1. A compilation of writings about grandmothers: http://abuelastories.com/myabuela/ Photo of Julie Danho by Tyler Rine. #Poetrypodcasts #PoetsandMuses #ImogenArate #JulieDanho #LoungingontheCouchonMy39thBirthdayinPinkFlannelDonutPajamas #TotheSheIDontFullyKnow #ThoseWhoKeepArriving #2018GeraldCableBookAward #SilverfishReviewPress #ekphrasispoems #MFAOhioStateUniversity #PoetryandNonfiction #ResearchNerd #startedpoetrywritinginelementaryschool #ProvidenceBookFestival #DeniseDuhamel #firstpoemabouthatingfish #familyrituals #SyrianLebaneseAmerican #ailinggrandmother #childhoodwithgrandma #reasonspeoplewrite #quietperson #fanofpunctuation #punctuationpoems #themysterioussemicolon #poetryastherapeutictool #Palindromepoem #enjambment #wantingtoparticipateinabiggerconversation #SlaperingHolPress
Lounging hard, feels good. The early release light shines on our Audio Subset this week. Mark brings it home with a juxtaposition of artists and remixers. Take note of this added layer. It offers a great showcase to hear how artists and remixers interpret the exact same set of sounds. Lush dives are paired with occasional beats creating a serene and therapeutic move through space and time. Share and embed. Alternate Streams: FLACs - highest quality musicMP3s - lower quality for slower streams Track List: 01 Xaric - Summer Rain (Beatless & Rain Mix)02 Charles Webster - This Is Real (ft Shara Nelson)03 14 Fh - 02h0604 Sorceress - Brother Dragonfly (Pablo Sánchez Remix)05 Gidge - Seems To Be Getting Closer06 Gidge - The Cascades07 Joel West - Inner Worlds08 Joel West - Inner Worlds (Jay Tripwire remix)09 The DROID - Rewire The System (Francois Dillinger remix)10 The DROID - Beat The Machine (Lloyd Stellar remix)11 The DROID - Amen Experiment12 O'Flynn - O'Flynn - Seamstress (Dan Shake Remix)13 Gidge - New Light14 Xaric - Andromeda (David Duriez Beyond The Call Of Duty Remix) #xaric #charleswebster #14fh #sorceress #gidge #gidge #joelwest #thedroid #oflynn #sharanelson #pablosanchez #jaytripwire #francoisdillinger #lloydstellar #danshake #davidduriez #downtempo #lounge #downgroove #loungehard
This week on the Ludic Loungecast! John and Antonicus (Anthony to his friends) go into Jim Butcher's urban fantasy series, the Dresden Files! They talk about how they came to the series, what's been some of their favorite memories with it, and what they're looking forward to in the newest two novels! They boys also go into Naoki Urasawa's manga series Monster and the action movie, Tai Chi Zero! Come lounge with us!Follow us on Twitter: The Ludic Lounge: @LudicLoungeAntonicus: @RojoLoco44John: @just_john_0891Or feel free to email us: email@example.com
Unfortunately due to the Dungeon Master losing his audio we will not be able to release Book-keeping for Beginners part 2 of the Daring Adventures podcast. Episode 14 will release on time with an extended intro to highlight the events of Book Keeping for Beginners part 2. Our Patreon exclusive Lounging by the campfire episode will also release on time as well. I am so so sorry.
To celebrate our first 1,000 downloads we read some steamy Desperate Housewives fanfiction. HOSTS - Liz Burton (@thepigeonwizard) & McKenzie Wilkes (@mckenziewilkes). FIND US AT - @desperatedykes on Twitter & Instagram. OFFICIAL WEBSITE - desperatehousedykes.com. MUSIC CREDIT - Fancy Family by Rafael Crux (orchestralis.net), Pina Colada by Alexander Nakarada, Lounging by Moonlight by Ahjay Stelino, Bass Meant Jazz by Kevin MacLeod. FANFICS - The Ice Queen - https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12166358/1/The-Ice-Queen Smaller Aspirations - https://archiveofourown.org/works/82208 Disturbances - https://archiveofourown.org/works/1963947 Raspberry - https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3682212/1/Raspberry
Lounge around this Tuesday with Matt as he meets with owner of Aladdin’s Eatery + Lounge, Carla Chalkley. Tune in to learn about: -The journey from employee to owner -Cooking -Choosing your business type -Solutions -Leading by example -Being in your restaurant -and more! www.mptv.watch
For this week's Ludic Loungecast, Antonicus & John want to present you all with a blast from the past! This was the very first thing that Antonicus & John ever recorded for podcast format. In it, they rank top five movie characters with special guest host Mojo the Pirate (Antonicus' younger brother Joey)! We hope you enjoy, and as always, thanks for Lounging with us!Follow us on Twitter: The Ludic Lounge: @LudicLoungeAntonicus: @RojoLoco44John: @just_john_0891Or feel free to email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick is on the radio! He's searching for a serial killer before he can strike again! But first he's got to....throw cards in the air and brood on the floor in robe? Huh? I experience existential befuddlement as we ask about the nature of being as it relates to responsibility to others and our own choices of morality...or something like that. Sources: Sartre, Being and Nothingness. De Beauvior, The Ethics of Ambiguity. Camus, The Rebel. And, The Myth of Sisyphus. Buy Me a Coffee! One time donation at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/StillDreaming stilldreamingpodcast.wordpress.com Twitter; @podcast_still IG: @stilldreamingpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/erin-schwartz/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/erin-schwartz/support
Hungry for ice cream on these 120 degree days?! Shortie 'N Em may have just what you need. Sophia (formerly known as Shortie Bezzie) is #blackexcellence! She is an entrepreneur, a mother, a wonderful woman of God. Join us in TheJazzLounge for our late night lounging session! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Welcome to the Lounge! It's episode one and we're kicking it off with an ice cold conversation with Ciara Rose, a 26 year old Phoenix native. We're discussing it all: Devotion, Dating & Divorce! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Also happening today, a Bloomingdale police officer who is also a DuPage County Board member will be disciplined for liking a Facebook comment that talked about shooting rioters; CTA removed two bus drivers from service after video shows one driver body slamming another man to the ground; and much more.
Our daring trio....plus Ansegar....has made their way to the train station. They board and take in their surroundings. Phil has a hayday....like a kid in a candy store. Awe is abound. Harcos and Ansegar share some words. Lots of character development is had. Oh! Also, a very explosive ending! :D Some of our music used in this episode was taken from Tabletop Audio at tabletopaudio.com. Additional sound effects came from www.zapsplat.com. Also from: Music and Sound by Syrinscape. https://store.syrinscape.com/what-is-syrinscape/?att Because Epic games need Epic game sounds
Tonight: Senator Mazie Hirono on her vote to remove Confederate names from military bases. Plus, Symone Sanders on what Joe Biden plans to do as President, and why he's against defunding the police. Then, Congressman Bobby Rush on the video of police lounging his office as looters ran free in Chicago.
BIG Show this week, None other than Landon Cassill stops by the Lounge to talk all things iRacing. We have a huge June build approaching very soon and boy are we getting spoiled, great conversation on all the juicy goodness that's happening. More controversy and on the flip side new groups are looking to make waves in iRacing. All this and plenty more this week on the iRacers Lounge. iRacers Lounge Podcast is available on iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spreaker, Podbay, PodFanatic, Overcast, and other podcast players. Hosts: Mike Ellis - twitter.com/MikeDeanEllis Tony Groves - www.twitch.tv/SirGroves Chris Scales - twitter.com/JediMcfly David Hall - www.twitch.tv/mixmage Greg Hecktus - twitter.com/froozenkaktus - www.twitch.tv/froozenkaktus Tony Rochette - twitter.com/TonyRochette Marc Antonucci - twitter.com/NuchAnton Adam Josselyn- twitter.com/Jossad83 Nick Williams - facebook.com/NDWRacing Links: Show Notes - bit.ly/2CFeArM Facebook - www.facebook.com/iRacersLounge/ Twitter - twitter.com/iracerslounge Instagram - instagram.com/iracersloungepodcast/ Web - iracerslounge.com/ Feedback? Drop us a line at email@example.com. You can also rate us in Apple Podcasts or recommend us in Overcast to help more people discover the show!
Looking for inspiration to write songs for my new album, I decided to travel to the southern United States in November of 2012 and follow The Blues Trail. Walking in Memphis! Sun Studio! Elvis Presley's ain't! Watching Al Green preach the gospel! Sleeping in Robert Plant's bed! Playing the blues in Clarksdale Mississippi!! Lounging at The Po' Monkey! Friars Point, Mama! Take a trip with me... --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/david-gogo-podcast/message
This episode concludes the second chapter of Wake-Robin, by John Burroughs. Lounging on a couch of moss in the shady woods, the gentleman rambler and naturalist allows his attention to wander from species to species. He points out the the Ruby-throated Hummingbird and the song of the Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Scarlet Tanager. He marvels at...
Lounging around in your jammies and joggers with overgrown hair and a bucket full of worries is hardly the recipe for feeling amorous! None of this is conducive to feeling sexy, romantic, flirty or fun. The pandemic may be taking a disastrous toll on your sex life, and ultimately on your relationship. If so, it's time to turn things around and place your sex life front and center! Listen now to find out why you should prioritize your sex life, how it can be done and the benefits you'll reap when you do.
Breaking the Mold-A topic driven Realm of Collector podcast bringing convo, toys, and the community together.www.agabyss.com is the official online partner of the Realm of Collectors. Visit agabyss.com today for all your Masterpiece and third party needs! $5.95 flat rate shipping, free shipping on orders over $150, price matching with other online retailers, and Agabucks! Same as cash rewards system! Make a purchase, earn points to use towards you next purchase! Visit agabyss.com for details!Join the Realm Of Collectors facebook group.Follow us on instagram @realmofcollectorswww.realmofcollectors.comMake sure to subscribe to all "The Cool Table Network" podcasts.Enter The Realm - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvdf...Plastic Fanatics -https://www.youtube.com/user/victorys...Shattered Cast Uncut - https://www.youtube.com/user/shattere...Toy Detox - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChgY...Nerd Rage Radio - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGKF...Beers Bolters 40k - https://www.youtube.com/user/BeerandB...Huge shout out to http://tf-prototype.comandhttps://www.facebook.com/Third-party-...
Is the coronavirus (COVID-19) fording you to work from home? This past week, sports organizations around the world have stopped play to minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Broadway closed down all performances. Disney World, Disney Land, Disney Paris and Universal Studios shut their doors for the rest of the month. Even Mount Everest shut down to climbers for the rest of the year. When one of the most remote places on earth shuts down, you know the situation is serious. In light of this global pandemic, many businesses are asking their employees to self-isolate and work from home. If you are not a self-employed designer and instead work for an employer, one who is asking you to work from home here is some advice to help you through this temporary job relocation. 1) Create a work from home schedule. Working from home is very different than working in an office environment. Without a formal structure, it can be easy to lose track of time and become less productive. A schedule helps you stay on track and get your work done. And the good thing is your home schedule doesn’t have to follow your regular work schedule. You can adjust your home schedule for the times you’re most productive. If you’re not a morning person, then shift your schedule an hour or more. If your morning commute typically starts around 8 am to be at work for your 9-5 shift, why not start working at 8 am and finish at 4 pm. Eliminating the commute gives you two extra hours per day. Of course, you need to work the hours that your boss needs you to work. And be conscious of what times you may need to communicate with clients, contractors or co-workers. 2) Make a to-do list. Since working from home is out of your element, and since there’s nobody there keeping an eye on you, the best thing you can do is make yourself a to-do list and adhere to it. Identify what you need to accomplish each day and check off each task as you complete it. You’ll feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day, and it will hold you accountable and make sure you are using your time productively. 3) Find a dedicated work area. Find a dedicated space in your home and designate it as your “work area.” Your bed or sofa doesn’t count. Lounging on the couch with your laptop on your lap may sound pleasant and relaxing, but it doesn’t lead to productivity. In this case, your kitchen or dining room table is acceptable as a workspace if you don’t already have a desk. The more you make the area feel like a work environment, the more you’ll feel like working. Inquire if your company has any allowance or budget to help you with expenses. Sitting at a kitchen chair all day is not comfortable. Your employer may be willing to purchase or rent you a chair to use while you work from home. Or they may ship one to you from the office. The same goes for computer equipment or whatever else you need to do your job. Your employer is paying you to be productive, even when you’re working from home. They might be willing to invest a bit to ensure you can do the work properly. 4) Handling meetings while working from home. When working from home, any regular office or client meetings will most likely take place over video. Here are some tips. When in a conference call with several people, make sure you acknowledge your presence. Let people know you are there. Sure they can see your avatar or your video, but letting them know you are there tells them you are focused on the meeting. You should also acknowledge the others who are on the call. If you would typically say hi to everyone before a live meeting, do the same on a virtual one. If you are not familiar with video conferencing platforms, two that I use are Skype and Zoom. All Resourceful Designer Community chats take place over Zoom. You can also try Loom, which allows you to send video emails to people. It’s great for presenting things to your boss or clients that you would generally do in person. 5) Dealing with isolation. For someone not used to working from home, it can get lonely, especially if the situation lasts for several weeks. Here are some tips to help you deal with isolation. Go outside. Even if there’s nobody around, just getting out of the house can help ease that feeling of isolation. Move your workspace. Work for a couple of days in the kitchen, then move to the living room. Changing up your environment, even if it’s within your own home, can help you feel less isolated. Keep in touch with your co-workers and colleagues. Find out what they’re working on and update them on your progress. Have the same conversations you would be having if you were back in the office. There’s no reason to stop just because you’re working from home. Engage on social media, or, better yet, become part of an online community like the Resourceful Designer Community. Members of the Resourceful Designer Community talk to each other daily. It’s one of the ways we cope with the loneliness of working all by yourself day after day. And finally, and I know this may sound crazy, but try talking to yourself. Sometimes hearing a voice, even if it’s your own, can help ease the stress of being alone. 6) Dealing with kids while you work from home. There’s a good chance your children’s school will close during this pandemic. Which means you have to deal with kids at home while trying to work. Explain to your kids that even though you are home, you are working, and they must allow you to work. This may not be the best parenting advice, but let your kids watch tv, play video games, if possible, get them to read a book. Try different things to distract them and let you get your work done. Make sure to check in on them regularly. Less so with older kids, but you may have to check on younger kids every 20-60 minutes if they are not within eyesight. Make time in the schedule I talked about earlier. Set “breaks” throughout the day and spend some quality time with them before getting back to work. Show interest in what they’re doing. Be sure you let them know how much you appreciate them allowing you time to work. If keeping your children entertained and happy means extending your workday by an hour or so, it may be worth it. 7) Avoid distraction Working from home is fantastic. I wouldn’t change my lifestyle for anything. But one of the fallbacks to home-based working are the many distractions that come with working in the same place you live. You may want to do a load of laundry, empty the dishwasher, or take the time to prepare a big lunch. These are things you wouldn’t be doing if you were at the office, so try avoiding them while working from home. Treat your work time and home time differently, even if they both happen at the same place. 8) Turn working from home into a learning experience. Take advantage of this opportunity. If you want to dress casually while working at home, or even stay in your PJs, then go ahead. Don’t feel like shaving, doing your hair or putting on makeup; it’s not a big deal unless you have a video call. Want to catch up on one of your Netflix show during your lunch hour. Why not. Use this opportunity to learn what it feels like to work from home and figure out if it’s something you can picture yourself doing permanently in the future. Who knows, this pandemic may turn out to be a blessing in disguise and propel you to a future life of entrepreneurship. You never know. Are you being forced to work from home? Let me know by leaving a comment for this episode. Tip of the week Create a coronavirus (COVID-19) poster for your clients. In the middle of this global pandemic, many businesses are making an effort to inform their employees, clients and customers of how they are handling things. This is the perfect opportunity for you to design a poster for them to use. Create a single poster with all the information about the outbreak, and offer it to each of your clients with their own branding on the top. Be sure to include your own branding and contact information on it as well. Offer this for free during this trying time and your clients will appreciate you all the more for it.
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In this episode we give an update on our Homelife (spoiler - it's all a bit crap right now) and then play some interviews taken at the Nottingham Social (by Unseen Lounge). We've got tips for attending and hosting socials, some insight into the couples we talk to and a whole bunch of shameless flirting. Apologies for both the quality of the recording and for Mr H banging on about anal for the first interview. It's not all gold but there are definitely nuggets in there. Catch us on Twitter at bedhoppersuk. Thank you for hopping into our bed!
On this week's show (Episode #273) *High Spots Segment where we discuss all the hottest topics in wrestling today. *Shoot and Shout Segment: Jonesy, Knight Owl and our guest get 60sec to go off on anything that might be ticking them off at the moment! *Wrestle Talk Podcast Game Show Challenge: Our guest this week takes on The Knight Owl in the always fun Game Show Challenge every week a new topic where the best outta three is the winner. *Fantasy Wrestling Segment: Members of the Fantasy Wrestling Worldwide Chapter join us for a few minutes to give us the low down in what's happening in "The Chapter." *Snippets of Truth Segment: Your prayer requests and we share some truth and positivity.. *Featured guest(s): - Larry Pappas at 7:30pm Chuey Martinez at 8:30 We go live Wednesday's at 8 pm ET and would love to have you be a part of the show! *Call us during the show by dialing (657) 383-1521 *Message us: FB/Twitter/IG - @WrestleTalkCast *Email: WrestleTalkPodcast@gmail.com *For everything WTP 24/7 visit: www.WrestleTalkPodcast.com