Month: December 2017

Learn Japanese – Your First Trip to Japan

Learn Japanese easily! When you first visit Japan, people will probably ask you if you’ve been there before. You’ll want to tell them, “It’s my first visit to Japan.” You’ll also want to be able to ask others whether they have visited Japan before. Once you get past this step, it’s critical that you know whether to use formal or informal Japanese. And, you’ve got to use them both correctly. This Beginner Japanese article teaches you how to use hajimete (“for the first time”) and other important words you’ll use when you talk about your first trip to Japan. You’ll also find an indispensable review of Japanese formal and informal speech and an explanation of when to use each one. Don’t miss the awesome chart and practice sentences in this Beginner Japanese article! Vocabulary: In this article, you’ll learn the following words and phrases: moo – “already” (adverb) tsuku – “to arrive at, to reach” (verb 1) okiru – “to wake up, to get up” (verb 2) yoku – “well, very” tsukareru – “to get tired” (verb 2) sama – (pol) “Mr.” or “Mrs.” aruku – “to walk” (verb 1) hajimete – “for the first time” nikkei – “Japanese descent” Burajiru – “Brazil” umareru – “to be born” (verb 2) sodatsu – “to be raised” (verb 1) mago – “grandchild” Jitsu wa – “the truth is, actually” Grammar: In...

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Tips on Getting a Good Night's Sleep

To be productive and sharp mentally we all need a good night's sleep. If you are full of energy through the day you will get a better sleep at night. But if for whatever reason you are not getting a good night's sleep then you will not be full of energy so you will be in a vicious circle. This article will not bring any major realizations as its probably likely its is to day lifestyle choices which are hindering your sleep. If you are out of sync when it comes to your sleeping and waking cycle the first job is to get back some consistency. You should start by setting a regular bed time and stick to it. Then start by waking up the same time every morning. It will be tempting to lay in at the weekend but this could be where your routine falls out of sync which you spend the rest of the week paying for it. Now let's talk about melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone which is responsible for your day and night bio rhythms. Bright light suppresses the output of melatonin so when you watch television late at night this will not help you. Watching television actually stimulates the mind studies have revealed so this will not be helping. Try listening to music or reading books rather than watching the TV. If you...

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Why Boxers Clinch and How Muay Thai Fighters Clinch To Win

The strategies of the clinch and the reasons for using it are different for each combat sport. Since Mixed Martial Arts combines so many combat sports, we are going to examine the differences between the clinch as it is used in boxing and the clinch used in Muay Thai fighting. In the sport of boxing, the clinch is used for one basic reason. The main reason boxers clinch is to break the other fighter’s momentum. When a boxer is on the offensive, his opponent may cover up in an effort to avoid getting hit. If the advancing boxer continues to strike his opponent, he will certainly inflict a fair amount of damage and the defending fighter may not be able to counter strike. The striker is now in control and the fight could take a nasty turn unless the fighter being beaten can change the momentum in his favor. A common tactic that boxers employ is the clinch position. By stepping forward and throwing his arms around his opponent, the attack will stop momentarily. While in the boxing clinch, the defender leans into his opponent and lays his weight into him. It is very difficult for either fighter to throw an effective boxing punch while in the clinch and fight fans typically do not appreciate the tactic because it’s not very exciting to watch. The referee won’t let fighters...

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What You Eat – Getting a Good Night's Sleep

The majority of us experience disturbed sleep at some time or another but if disturbed or a lack of sleep persists for an extended period this can have significant effects on our overall health. Here we look at some of the common issues experienced by people who are unable to sleep and importantly, how to deal with them. 1. Try to keep any anxieties away from your bedroom. If there are things on your mind write them down on paper and keep them away from the bedroom. 2. As when we were young, taking a warm relaxing bath before bedtime helps to promote a sleepy mindset. Adhere to No.1, and take a relaxing bath while listening to some soothing music. 3. Try relaxation exercises once settled in bed. Concentrate your mind on relaxing all of your muscles starting at the tips of your toes and working your way up to the crown of your head relaxing each muscle in your mind as you go. 4. Try not to sleep in when you do get to sleep. Make sure your body understands your routine and get up at your normal time. 5. Try not to smoke or drink excessively given caffeine and nicotine will act as a stimulant keeping you awake. If you do smoke, make your cigarette cigarette at least one hour before you intend to go to sleep...

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Self Defense Do Women Need It?

Most people give no consideration to self defense by the time they think about defense it's all too late. This is because they are so busy running around in circles with their normal life routine In reality everyone should know how to defend themselves and spot potential threats. If you think about it, we are faced with unsafe situations almost daily. This means that learning women self defense is especially cruel. Threats to personal safety include rape, assault, abuse, and domestic violence. Learn the Stats to Protect Yourself If you want to learn about women self defense, the first step is to understand what the statistics are when it comes to threats to your safety. Here's a list that can prove why women self defense is so important. * When a woman is raped, the victim knows the rapist 75% of the time. * 1 in 4 rapes happen in a public place * In the United States, a woman is raped every 46 seconds. * By the time they are 18, 1 in 4 girls will be sexually assaulted. * Of all the domestic homicides that happen, 3 out of 4 of the incidences occurred after the victim left the relationship. * 95% of all domestic violence incidences were against women. It is important to understand that a violent act can happen at any time. This means that...

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