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Apr 5 2016

Spring Cleaning Tips pt 4: The Finishing Touches

Spring Cleaning 4 mainLast week we at Crucial Vacuum, covered tips on how to clean some of the toughest spots in your house. This week, we’re going to get you going on how to move from room to room like a cleaning dervish, leaving behind a clean streak in your wake. With these spring cleaning tips, your annual cleaning spree should go off without a hitch. Just remember that having your spring cleaning go smoothly lies in having a plan and using the right tools for the job. Running in with a bucket of water and a sponge will only lead to frustration. That isn’t to say that cleaning requires hundreds of dollars in expensive gadgets either. Here are some things to get you started. Continue reading »

Nov 12 2015

5 Life Lessons We Learn From Children

life lessons children mainWhen did we grow up? Have you asked yourself that question? I certainly have, many many times. Although we become wiser as we age, we also lose something with those fleeting years. Whether it be fun, the knack of making friends or taking life day by day with such enthusiasm, there are so many life lessons we can learn from observing our children. Here are the top lessons that we can start implementing in our lives today. Continue reading »

Oct 21 2015

How to Meditate for the Modern, Stressed Skeptic

How to meditate mainMeditation used to have such a negative rap to it. There are a lot of skeptics, denying the health benefits to meditation, and at one point I too was one of those skeptics. However, after constant pressure from friends and family and learning how to meditate, I spent 5 minutes a day practicing the “techniques” I read up about.

I admit, at first my mind was running wild with doubt, but everyone kept saying, “stick with it, trust me.” And after a week or so of my practicing, I started to feel the change.

Meditation is often thought of the stereotype as the laughable, group circle that hums random notes. While those do exist, meditation is just a relaxation technique practiced by people of all cultures. Continue reading »

Oct 8 2015

Healthy Tips to Boost Your Brainpower

boost your brainpower brainAs we work and drone away at our keyboards, at times we feel mentally spent and are left with no time to work on the things we’d love to do when we get home. It’s hard to remember that the brain is a muscle, and like a muscle you can train it to withstand fatigue and boost your brain power/stamina. Through this, your memory will become a lot more accurate and reliable, and your thought processes would quicken.

We realize this importance and we have compiled our favorite tips to boosting your brainpower and keeping away mental fatigue! Continue reading »

Oct 1 2015

Deskercise: The Art of Desk Exercises to Practice While You Work

desk exercises mainOn this rainy, dreary Thursday, we’ll be cooped up inside our office without the urge to step out for a break, and when we get home, we won’t want to leave our beds from the weather. Eventually, the feeling of being stationary might give you a nagging feeling of needing to go to the gym.

So if you’re like us and want to leave the confines of indoors, you can have a great substitute to the gym right there at your desks.These exercises – or better called, deskercises, will help you feel active while only moving in place. Here are our top deskercises for you to practice. Continue reading »