Seize the Days

Books, cats, and wanderlust

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Seizing the Days One Moment at a Time

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If you have been enthusiastic people, you have probably noticed how they seem to have this vibrant energy that pulls others around them. Many of them are driven and passionate. They are influencers in their own right. They seem have an uncanny ability to seize every opportunity that comes their way. They may appear like they have a perfect life, but nothing can be farther from the truth. They have their share of challenges like everyone else. But one of the things that make them stand out is their ability to grab life by the horns and make the most of every moment. Cliché as it may sound, seize the day is one sage advice that can make way for a more fulfilling life. And here are some ideas on how to get the best out of it.

Cultivate a “doer” mindset

There is a time to think and a time to act. Make sure that you do not spend more time doing the former. Take action despite the risks. There are only two things that can happen if you do things. You either succeed or fail and learn important lessons from it. Either way, you come out as a winner. It is much better than playing it safe by doing nothing. You may avoid a lot of mistakes, but you miss out on the positive things that could happen. Even the bad can leave you with some good lessons.

Doing does not have to be something big. It could be as simple as finally taking up a new hobby. Or you can use the time to organize your home or office, declutter, and basically do things that tend to get put on the backseat because of a busy schedule.

Explore and stay curious

A healthy dose of curiosity is good for you. It prompts you to explore and learn new things. If you can, travel to a place you have never been to at least once or twice a year. It does not have to be somewhere far or exotic. It could be just a trip to the next town or city. Or you can rediscover your own city. See things from a tourist’s perspective. You might be surprised how many interesting discoveries you can have doing this.

Another way to seize the moment is to explore the things that you have not done. Go for a thrilling ride at an amusement park if you have not done it before. Play a sport. Train for a marathon. Join book clubs or other interest-based organizations.…

A Bookworm’s Guide to a Lazy Weekend

Books

Imagine spending a lazy weekend just doing what you love. If you are a bookworm, you would probably be thinking about all those books you want to read by now. The idea of having uninterrupted time to enjoy a good read is already a pleasant thought in itself. But why not pamper yourself and indulge in some of the simple pleasures as you laze the weekend away? Here are some ideas to get you started.

1. Pick the coziest spot you can find for your weekend reading marathon. Gather all the books you plan to read. Stack them up where you can easily grab the next one on your list.

2. Make sure your kitchen is properly stocked up with all the food and snacks you will need. Prepare what you can in advance like quinoa snacks, sandwiches, and other healthy eats so you do not have to spend more time than necessary cooking a meal.

3. Hang out and do a bit of reading at the library or your favorite coffee shop or bookstore café. Or you can pack lunch or some snacks and head out to the park for some outdoor reading. Find a quiet place under the shade of a tree for a picnic read.

4. Spend time book-hunting at bookstores near you. Or use the time to explore literary points of interests in your city.

5. Unplug and do all your reading offline. Stick to the plan of doing all the bookish things you can think of. Anything else is just a distraction.…

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The Most Famous Fairy Tale Characters Of All Time

Books

Fairy tales made our childhood complete. It made us feel like we belong to a whole new world.

So, it’s just right to do a countdown of the most famous Fairy tale characters of all time!

This is in no way, the opinion of the majority.

I will definitely leave some of them behind so, just share your comments below after reading so I know which ones did I missed out.

Let’s get it started!

Hansel and Gretel

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Would You Like To Have A Cookie? F* No!

Written by the Grimm Brothers, it’s one of the most iconic stories that we can possibly remember.

It shows us the weakness of the main characters and how gullible they are. The Witch, symbolizes evil and malicious thoughts. In the end, the story still went to the “Good will triumph against Evil” cliché.

Very basic plot, easy to understand. After all, it’s a children’s fairy tale book! Except the Witch knows how to make candy kabobs!

Oh, don’t forget the Hollywood remake.

Ariel ( The Little Mermaid)

This is one of the best works of the most famous storyteller of all time, Hans Christian Andersen. Disney’s version is hip and cool. But the truth is, this is a very sad story, in fact, disturbingly sad.

Try reading the book from front to cover as let’s see if you can tell whether the Disney version is related to the original. She has a bronze statue back in Andersen’s place, the wonderful country of Denmark.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Probably the most famous fairy tale character of all time, Snow White has been the epitome of the damsel in distress type of character. The movie that you’re watching on Disney is from 1937. Yeah. 1937.

Today, she’s included on the Disney Princesses. Still famous even she’s 80 years old!

 

I hope you enjoyed reading. Share you thoughts below and I’ll see you next time!

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Clash

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In March, after years of stagnation at the top of the mobile grossing ranks, a mobile game with really innovative gameplay lastly broke through to the top of the charts. Clash Royale, Supercell’s smart hybrid of Tower Defense, MOBA, and Card Battle gameplay discovered near-instant success, becoming the leading grossing online game in the world in its very first month on the market.

The cleverness of the Clash Royale design has actually been a hot topic of conversation because the video game’s release, but EEDAR views the list below aspects as the most crucial to its success:

Complexity in device behavior, unit strengths, and the meta-game of deck collection make the online game difficult and deep to master (while likewise masking pay-to-win elements). In addition, producing a mid-core game created for picture orientation leverages the trend in increasing phone versus tablet use.

– Quick synchronous multiplayer. Synchronous multiplayer games typically violate a golden guideline in mobile – if you are going to have session lengths longer than a few minutes, you ‘d better be Blizzard. Clash Royale has a brief match length of 3 minutes, and this is crafted making the final minute specifically exciting. In addition, the title has easy, polished possessions which reduce match loading time and information usage.

– A brand-new take on reliable monetization. Uses wait-timer money making through the chest system rather than a pure card collection mechanic. This integrates the mentally compelling gacha mechanic with all the advantages of wait-timer money making, consisting of integrated reasons for gamers to return regularly and less dependence on developer-produced material.

– Social is deeply incorporated into the experience. A card trading mechanic between clan members makes social gameplay an integral part of level advancement. Short, interesting fight structure and an integrated watching channel create an engaging spectator mode.

Despite the preliminary success of Clash Royale there is a threat that the online game could have a total unfavorable impact on Supercell profits by cannibalizing Clash of Clans. The strength of the Clash of Clans brand name has actually played a major function in Clash Royale’s success, but it likewise means that numerous players will likely transition from Clash of Clans to Clash Royale.

First, there are already signals that the long-lasting revenue outlook for the Clash titles may not match the short-term hype. While Clash Royale jumped to the top of the international charts in March, this came at the cost of Clash of Clans and was followed by both titles moving in April, specifically Clash of Clans. The following graph reveals the weekly performance of the two titles versus GoW: Fire Age in March and April in the United States on iOS.…

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Seize the Days is about books, cats, wanderlust, and making the most of every day with what you have. It covers topics about reading, traveling, and enjoying every moment. There will also be a lot of stuff about cats — their antics and quirks that make them so interesting, exasperating, and adorable.