Studying at University can be stressful and hard work and requires tremendous dedication on the part of the student. Carefully chosen subjects can be rewarding and it’s important to choose well, especially as you might be studying it for some time. Therefore when choosing what to study it is important to choose something that is both interesting and something that might possibly get you a job at the end of it. (more…)
There’s no experience in the world that comes close to visiting a Planetarium. Seeing the universe pan out before you and learning about the vastness of space is both humbling and empowering; it is certain to be a memory that stays with you forever. However, of all the Planetariums in the world, few can compare with the Alder Planetarium in Chicago. (more…)
Your astrological star sign is determined by the placing of the Sun in the sky at the time of your birth. Star signs, or sun signs, are divided into four different elements. There are three earth signs, Taurus, Capricorn and Virgo. Similarly the other elements have three signs each. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are fire signs. Pisces, Cancer and Scorpio are the three water signs. Lastly, Libra, Aquarius and Gemini are the three air signs. Although other planets will also affect your personality and life experiences, the Sun is the major astrological planet and it is this planet that governs which star sign you inhabit. (more…)
The stars and their influence upon us have fascinated civilizations for thousands of years, and still do so today. When we open the paper in the morning, don’t we secretly take a look at the horoscope for that day? Aren’t we tempted to call the astrologist when we stumble upon a paranormal program on TV? Aren’t there moments in our lives when we would like to find out what the future holds for us?
The stars might provide some answers on how to live our lives a better way. However, astrology is a controversial science. Should we believe everything we read in a horoscope, when there is no scientific basis for it? (more…)
The study of the stars and their relation to events on the earth has been around for thousands of years, and many cultures throughout history have relied on this science to decide on their own behaviour, and how they should react to future events. Initially, the changing seasons reflected in the movement of the planets in the night sky were seen to have an effect on growing crops. The moon was a major influence on the best times to grow different foodstuffs, and its effect on the tides and the movement of the sea governed the best times for fishing. Similarly astrology told ancient peoples the most suitable times for holding different festivals, or holy ceremonies. (more…)
Astrology is a fascinating subject which has been around for thousands of years, and used around the globe. Basically it consists of a study of the night sky, and the belief that the movement of the celestial bodies, or stars and planets, governs the actions and fates of people and events on Earth. Ever since the waxing and waning of the moon was seen to govern the tides and the movement of the sea, as well as to affect peoples’ and animals’ moods, the stars have been studied in the science of astrology. Many artworks from as early as the 3rd century BC have shown that man has long been interested in the stars and the effect of the planets on their own lives. (more…)
Astrology may well hold the key to your future happiness in love. Are you one of the feisty fire signs, such as Aries, Leo or Sagittarius? Or are you an emotional water sign, like Pisces, Scorpio or Cancer? Basically, the position of the Sun at the time of your birth decides what star sign you have. You will relate differently to potential romantic partners depending on the compatibility of their own sun sign with your sun sign. (more…)
Our everyday lives can be a real source of stress and strain on both our bodies and our minds. Between work, family hassles, relationship dramas, money problems, health concerns and a host of other types of problems and causes for worry or concern, our bodies and our mental health can be subject to a severe amount of stress. This stress can be affecting us directly, even without our knowing it. But this is a problem that can lead to an array of problems and should be avoided if not managed properly and in advance of any further issues. Every individual needs to understand their own ways of coping with stress, and learn what works for them in terms of relaxation.