Author: Ian Wheeler

Five Fabulous Benefits of Yoga

Five Fabulous Benefits of Yoga

Health & Fitness
There are numerous health benefits of yoga, which in the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, means 'Union.' In the West, what is described as 'Yoga' would be possibly more accurately expressed by the Sanskrit word 'Asana', which refers to physical poses and postures. Both words are commonly used interchangeably in the Western world, with people often referring to the practice of the asanas, as yoga, or ‘Asana Yoga.’ Asana is one of several different types of yoga. The other types are more focused on spiritual and mental health rather than physical. Some of the more well-known forms of yoga include Hatha Yoga, which is an extremely disciplined yoga, practiced for clear-mindedness and harmonizing the body’s inner currents; and Karma Yoga, a meditative form of yoga which allows a perso
The Cotswolds – A Unique Part of the World

The Cotswolds – A Unique Part of the World

Travel
Most of the time, when people go on vacation, they truly want the full experience. When a person goes to Ireland, for instance, they want Irish bread, Irish food, and particularly Irish surroundings. It's not always possible for an area to give people that experience, since some things are consistent across multiple locations. However, it is always reasonable to ask about the specific things that make an area stand out from the pack. Cotswolds tours can help people find these things out for themselves. However, people coming on a Cotswold tour from London for the first time can learn about these special characteristics smoothly and efficiently. There are certain ceremonies and activities found in the Cotswolds that are hard to come by elsewhere. There are woolsack races that invol...
QROPS in Guernsey

QROPS in Guernsey

Money
Although Guernsey achieved independence in the 13th Century and has its own Government and consequently its own tax laws, it still retains many links with the rest of Britain. For these reasons people feel confident in investing their money and their pensions in Guernsey. As such, it has become one of the most attractive financial centres in the world, not only because of its political and economic stability, but also because of the many financial advantages. In terms of QROPS, Guernsey offers the following benefits: - For non Guernsey residents there is no income tax, capital gains tax or inheritance tax to pay on QROPS pensions. - You can take a tax free lump sum of up to 25% from your QROPS pension fund, and Guernsey is currently trying to increase this to 30%.. ...
Upcycled Furniture – It’s Not Just About Looking Good

Upcycled Furniture – It’s Not Just About Looking Good

Home & Garden
Upcycled furniture is becoming a well-known term in the twenty-first century. From January 2010 until 2013 the word ‘upcycled’ was used on Etsy and Pinterest more than quarter of a million times. That figure has consistently risen by a few hundred percent every year since then. For those who feel the world is producing far too much waste and chewing through resources like a one hundred metre caterpillar on a lettuce leaf, upcycling offers up another way to balance the books... so to speak! What is the difference between Recycled and Upcycled? When items are recycled they are broken down and the materials that made them recovered (glass, paper, plastic etc). The recovered materials are then made into another object, although generally, the quality of the material will
Why Some Insurance Claims are Being Refused to Homeowners

Why Some Insurance Claims are Being Refused to Homeowners

Home & Garden
If you fail to notice something in the small print, your home or your car might not be protected by your insurance policy. Any unusual information should be included, even if you are not sure that it’s relevant. It’s too much of a risk to leave out any details, because a future claim could be refused by your insurance company. It is the role of a loss assessor to know whether an insurer is justified in rejecting a claim, but the Association of British Insurers puts the responsibility firmly on the customer to make sure that appropriate answers are given to every question on an insurance form. Home Insurance Claims A home contents policy will generally cover any item that could be removed from your home. However, there are some less usual items that you might have in
Robot Welding: Will it Expand by 2020?

Robot Welding: Will it Expand by 2020?

Technology
Robot welding focuses on using sophisticated mechanized tools and technology that are programmed to execute a welding process. The robots take care of the weld and handling part through an automated process. Some are under the impression that processes such as gas metal arc welding is robot welding. These processes are not equivalent to robot welding because they require the assistance of a human operator. The human operator prepares the materials for gas metal arc welding and other similar welding processes. Robot welding is used for resistance spot welding projects and arc welding projects. The Introduction of Robots Robots were introduced to big US industrial companies back in the 1960's. Spot welding in the automotive industry made robot welding popular in the 1980's. T...