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Aspiring Politician? Here are the Essentials You Should Know

Written by 9rules Blog on March 28, 2016

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If you’ve been paying attention to the recent debates, you know how fierce the competition has been. This presidential campaign will go down in the books as one of the most volatile and harsh races in American history.

Given the quality of some of the candidates, some ordinary Americans might be considering giving politics a try, just to see what they can do about the situation. Maybe it’s crossed your mind. (more…)

7 Crazy Things You Didn’t Know About Whales

Written by 9rules Blog on March 5, 2016

When you think about the most amazing animals in the world, whales frequently come to mind. However, aside from their astonishing appearance, very few people truly understand just how incredible these animals are. Let’s check out seven crazy facts you probably didn’t know before reading this article.

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1. Beluga Whales (May) Enjoy Music

Who says humans are the only ones allowed to enjoy music? Well, it’s entirely possible that the beluga whale does, too. While not exactly the most scientific study, many choose to reference an experiment where a pair of artists set up a boat with an underwater sound system and then sailed out to sea in order to play music. The whales were very responsive and fascinated by the music. (more…)

5 Reasons to Ditch the Stigma of “Working From Home”

Written by 9rules Blog on February 25, 2016

Until recently, working from home was often met with rolled eyes or laughter. If you were “working from home” (quotes included), it meant you were intentionally slacking off. Accordingly, remote work developed a negative reputation—a stigma—that still persists today, preventing thousands of companies and millions of employees from reaping the benefits.


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10 Tips for Planning the Perfect Birthday Party

Written by 9rules Blog on January 30, 2016

It doesn’t matter how old you are – it’s fun to have a party on your birthday. However, for the person planning the event, it’s not always enjoyable. The stress that comes with the responsibility of planning the party can be overwhelming to say the least, particularly if you don’t have any concept of what makes a good birthday party. From deciding on the perfect theme to reserving the venue, let’s take a look at making your next party great!

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1. Decide on a Theme

A birthday party without a theme is just a party. Your guests and VIP will have a much more enjoyable time if you come up with a theme. It doesn’t have to be cheesy. Just choose something fun that will reflect the birthday person’s interests. (more…)

Migraine Prone? Avoid The Common Dietary Triggers

Written by 9rules Blog on January 30, 2016

There are many factors that can contribute to migraines, including weather changes, lack of sleep, and hormone fluctuations. Even depression is linked to increased migraine activity. What many migraine sufferers have noted, however, is that there are certain foods that consistently trigger migraines. If you’re prone to migraines, you’ll need to target your own unique trigger foods. Here are a few common triggers to investigate first.

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Mind Your Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol is a common migraine trigger for multiple reasons. First, any alcohol may cause dehydration, which can trigger a migraine, so it’s important to counter any alcohol with adequate amounts of water to prevent this from happening and avoid drinking in excess. (more…)