Connect with us

Family

Art of Writing: The Essential Components of a Perfect Essay

Published

on

Art of Writing: The Essential Components of a Perfect Essay

Practice makes perfect, they say. It’s also the ultimate answer to one’s “How to write a personal essay?” wondering. But does mindless word typing or sentence making count as a practice? We doubt it as it’s not only the actual art of typing letters/handwriting sessions that make you better at the trade. In this essay, we’ll discover what are the true steps to write an essay you will be proud of. But first – theory.  

What makes it perfect?

The category of good/bad depends on one’s subjective taste, though when it comes to essay writing, it’s pretty clear. Let’s break it down before giving a secret on how to achieve these effects.

  • It’s true and original. Space (material and virtual) is full of copies. Why try to create another doppelganger that no one will read? Plus, if you want to post it on the blog or website, chances are it will lower your rating among the similar sites, Is it really the side effect you want?
  • It’s clear yet sophisticated. This principle is more known as “put a sophisticated idea into simple words”. And yes, this is not an inborn quality. 
  • It’s well-structured according to style. A personal essay structure will differ from a comparative essay one, and it’s important that you follow it, so keep that in mind while hitting the keyboard. 
  •  It covers an interesting topic. Or it makes the topic interesting because of the way it’s written. Usually, it’s one’s unique point of view with an unexpected, not covered before twist. 
  • It quotes where the quoting is due. It’s totally ok to use somebody else’s ideas or phrases. What isn’t is one’s intention to pass it off as yours. It sometimes happens unintentionally when one forgets to run the text through the copyright checker.
  • It’s error-free. No grammatical, stylistic mistakes or typos are found.

Essay writing steps to make it great again

  1. Keep it authentic. Let is resonate with your worldview, your ideas, your way of thinking. Nobody tolerates copies or plagiarism because it’s a) unethical b) boring. Every person is unique, and so is their way to explain things. Sometimes, however, it happens that one can self-plagiarise. How to make your text copy-paste free? At EduBirdie check for plagiarism free of charge anytime. Our advice is whenever you want something to get published, make the checker do the work so you can rest assured nothing can be claimed against you. 
  2. Write a coherent, cohesive text. The vocabulary you use usually is defined by who will be the reader. There is no point in using the archaisms or any slang that is not relevant to the language your audience speaks. Your sentences need to be short but meaningful. Be ready that sometimes, after using the plagiarism checker, you can reconsider the word choice because of the similarity with other sources. In order to achieve an even flow from idea to idea, consider the linking words and phrases.
  3. It has the proper structure. Again, it depends on the reason this essay even appears. Academic writing requires a classic 3-part structure: introduction, body, conclusion, but in the personal narrative essay, the order might be different, let alone the creative writing text. Your task here is to align the reader, style, and purpose by means of words.
  1. Make the reader want to read it. Dull read never sees the end, so in case you don’t want your essay to be put away halfway, you gotta work on it. Things that always catch an eye are oftentimes controversial or put the reader into unease. Are you ready to be provocative but not vulgar? Do you have the examples that speak for themselves? Is what you write is truly your point of view? If you said yes to every question, you can try a controversial issue. Otherwise, refer to the melodics of text and occasional puns where possible. 
  2. Quote everyone you’re referring to. Even if they are dead, like Mozart or Edison. Even if there is no sole author like in the Bible or Quran. Whenever you use somebody’s words, you have to mention them. Just make sure they are real, not like +100500 Albert Einstein one can find on the internet. Lifehack how to check: if it pops up at the Google Quotes as a used reference in a reputable publication. Make sure you cite appropriately.
  3. Revise, edit, repeat. You should do it at least twice as a ritual. By the first reading, you’ll get rid of typos and grammar errors. The second reading will give you an opportunity to eliminate weird wording, cut unnecessary sentences, and add the missing ones. This is where you also might tweak the structure a bit and paraphrase the title or intro or conclusion to avoid confusion. Don’t get frustrated if you consider all that revised thing is a POS. Set it aside until the next day and judge then.   

So there you have it: a 6-step guide for you to write the next essay that will draw the audience immediately. Just make sure it’s authentic, well-structured, interesting, proper, clean, and sound. Plagiarism checker free is definitely a tool you might use while creating a masterpiece. What else would we suggest? Probably, to have a reader in your mind and the reason of why you want this text to be read. Of course, chances are you’ll get all misinterpreted, but the real art of art is to make the reader get the message and go beyond it.

Dance

Events For June

Published

on

On going is still  Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature, is at The Morgan Library & Museum through 6/9.Florals in Fashion highlights the work of designers Hilary Taymour (Collina Strada), Olivia Cheng (Dauphinette) and Kristen Alpaugh, aka FLWR PSTL Also Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz’s “Giants,”is at the Brooklyn Museum until 7/7. The exhibition features artists who have made and continue to make a significant impact on the art world and contemporary culture. The show features 98 artworks by Black American, African, and African artists including Gordon Parks, Kehinde Wiley, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Mickalene Thomas, Hassan Hajjaj, Barkley L. Hendricks, Lorna Simpson, and Amy Sherald. Until 8/11 the Whitney Biennial, this happens every two years.  This year, the theme is “Even Better Than The Real Thing” and features the work of 71 artists and collectives. Also on display is Apollo: When We Went to the Moon at The Intrepid Museum. The exhibit is included with museum admission and goes until 10/2. The Rubin Museum, is permanently closing its physical space later this year and is open until October. If you’ve never been time to go. Until 10/27: The New York Botanical Garden is getting in on the Mad Hatter fun with a new, garden-wide exhibition for 2024 titled “Wonderland: Curious Nature.”

6/1 -23: How Long Blues at Little Island. Twyla Tharp featuring live music by T Bone Burnett and David Mansfield.

6/6 – 16: Tribeca Film Festival

6/7 – 9: Governors Ball

6/7 – 24: River to River Festival 50th anniversary has celebrations of dance, music, video, installation, and exhibitions. Featuring 13 projects of live art, performances, and participatory events in public spaces throughout Downtown New York, the 2024 River To River Festival explores themes of resonance, reconsideration, and resistance.  All events are free and open to all. Reservations are requested for some performances and events with limited capacity reserve here.

6/9: National Puerto Rican Day Parade

6/10: Movie nights in Bryant Park Forrest Gump (1994)

6/12: The Tony Awards

6/12: NY Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks

6/12 – 30: Summer for the City The Dream Machine Experience and The Bridge Lincoln Center Presents Time travel through an immersive AR experience across our outdoor spaces led by Cyboracle, the larger-than-life virtual avatar portrayed by Nona Hendryx.

6/12: The third annual Summer for the City festival. Over 200 free or choose-what-you-pay events that span a variety of topics, genres and  locations.

6/13 – 16: Juneteenth New York Festival

6/13: Summer for the City The Outdoor Film Series Black Swan Natalie Portman gives an Oscar-winning turn as a sheltered but driven young dancer with a ballet company in NYC who begins to buckle under pressure

6/17: Movie nights in Bryant Park The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

6/18 and 20: SummerStage The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital featuring Leah Hawkins, Mario Chang, Michael Sumuel

6/19 – 30: Black Restaurant Week up to 80 participating venues, including Red Rooster Harlem, Cascade Jerk, Twins BBQ Co., Collective Fare, Tamarind Island, Voila Afrique, Misfits Nutrition, Brooklyn Blend, Negril Village, Lee Lee’s Baked Goods, The Real Mothershuckers and many more.

6/20: Summer for the City The Outdoor Film Series Before Sunrise Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) meet on a cross-Europe train. In Vienna, they walk, talk, look around—and fall unexpectedly in love. Damrosch Park

6/21: Summer for the City Social Dance Abaddón Tango. Get swept up in the majesty and beauty of Argentinian tango at this social dance night featuring the Abaddón Tango sextet.

6/21: 125th birthday of the Bronx Zoo 

6/21: Summer for the City The Outdoor Film Series Before Sunset. Nine years after Before Sunrise’s open-ended finale, Before Sunset’s immediate question—did Jesse and Céline reunite in Vienna—soon gets eclipsed.

6/21: Summer for the City Silent Disco. Strut your stuff under the stars as our popular Silent Disco series returns to NYC’s largest outdoor dance floor with a ten-foot disco ball.

6/22: The Coney Island The Mermaid Parade kicks off at 1pm.

6/22: Summer for the City Mykal Kilgore a concert for all ages featuring GRAMMY-nominated performing artist Mykal Kilgore!

6/22: Summer for the City The Wedding: New York’s Biggest Day Ever dreamed of getting married at Lincoln Center? For the third year in a row, we’re inviting hundreds of couples to celebrate love. Come join us!

6/22 -23: SailGP (Sail Grand Prix) will bring 10 international teams to the waters to race turbocharged F50 catamarans at more than 60 miles per hour. Fans can watch the action in stadium-style seats close to shore along Governors Island.

6/23: Summer for the City Rosanne Cash.  one of America’s leading songwriters and creative voices, performs a live set on the 30th anniversary of her classic album, The Wheel.

6/24 and 26: SummerStage The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital featuring Brittany Olivia Logan, Hannah Jones, Matthhew Cairns

6/26: Summer for the City ABT Silent Disco With DJ Remeice and Connor Holloway. Celebrate Pride Week with American Ballet Theatre in a silent disco spun by DJ Remeice and co-

6/24: Movie nights in Bryant Park Boomerang (1992)

6/26-29: Robeson at Little Island.

6/29: SummerStage Pride Disco: DJ Trixie Mattel + Amanda Lepore + Jess King

6/30: Pride Fest, The March

6/30: SummerStage Dreamland: Pride In Central Park With John Summit

 

 

 

 

Continue Reading

Events

Memorial Day Events

Published

on

The New York Philharmonic is giving a free concert on Monday, May 27th to honor of Memorial Day. Go inside the beautiful Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Conducted by Jaap van Zweden, the program will include Wagner’s Prelude to Act I of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Copland’s Quiet City and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. Its free but you can get a limited ticket, which are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. 
See Top Gun: Maverick Friday, May 24 at The Intrepid. Doors open at 7pm and the movie starts at sunset. Make sure to bring some blankets and lawn chairs along. You can also bring your own food and drinks (alcohol is not permitted, though), and light snacks will be sold at the event.

Also at the Intrepid on Saturday, May 25-Sunday, May 26 there will be musical performances and explore a variety of displays, activities, and demos from the military, including the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Naval Research and many more. OnMonday, May 27The Museum’s annual Memorial Day ceremony.

Tour Naval ships all week long:

Manhattan, Pier 88 South
— Amphibious assault ship, USS Bataan (LHD 5) from Norfolk, Virginia
Public tours only on Saturday, May 25, from 9am-4pm

Manhattan, Pier 90 North
— Baden-Württemberg-class frigate FGS Baden-Württemberg (F-222) from Germany
— Berlin-class replenishment ship FGS Frankfurt am Main (A-1412) from Germany
Public tours only on Saturday, May 25, from 9am-4pm

Manhattan, Intrepid Museum, Pier 86
— Four U.S. Naval Academy YPs, Annapolis, Maryland
Public tours are available May 23-24, from 10am-5pm

— Bay-class cutter USCGC Sturgeon Bay (WTGB-109) from Bayonne, New Jersey
Public tours are available May 23-27, from 10am-5pm

Homeport Pier, Staten Island
— Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS MARINETTE (LCS 25) from Mayport, Florida
— Legend-class cutter USCGC Calhoun (WMSL-759) from Charleston, South Carolina
— Keeper-class coastal buoy tender USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM-552) from Bayonne, New Jersey
Public tours are available May 23-27, from 8am-5pm

Every year, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park is a site for a Memorial Day Observance. Representatives from the New York Council and other military and veterans support organizations participate in this annual ceremony to honor all who have served and sacrificed. The monument is located at Riverside Drive and 89th Street and the event is free and open to the public from 10am to noon.

Ride the wave of creativity at Convergent Waves: NYC, an immersive multimedia dance event aboard the 1885 tall ship Wavertree in the Seaport. Dancers will perform contemporary works on this historic vessel. The performance was conceived by Lenora Lee, of Lenora Lee Dance, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary in this collaboration with South Street Seaport Museum. See the world premiere of Convergent Waves: NYC on Saturday, May 25, with additional performances on Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27. It’s free to attend, but guests should reserve tickets online in advance.

Continue Reading

Family

Wojtek Bernat is Creating a New Era of Mindful Health with Ultimate Life Guiding

Published

on

Visionary entrepreneur and holistic expert Wojtek Bernat is bringing about a revolution in the realm of holistic health with his most recent venture, Ultimate Life Guiding. The brand is not merely a new venture for Bernat, but a testament to the healer’s unwavering spirit and resilience.

Wojtek Bernat

Bernat’s life has been marked by unconventional pursuits and a thirst for knowledge; from his early years in clergy work to his fascination with performance art and a deep interest in mastering healing breathwork, Bernat’s journey has been as diverse as it has been inspiring. Underlying all his endeavors is a unifying thread – a deep-seated desire to understand the deep connections between the mind, body, and soul, and to help others discover these connections within themselves.

A significant turning point in Bernat’s life was the diagnosis of his second daughter with deafness. This personal challenge led him and his family on a journey from Poland to the Netherlands, in search of treatment and educational opportunities. Faced with adversity, Bernat didn’t falter. Instead, he found a new path, one that led him to delve deeper into the realm of holistic health and wellness.

It was in Rotterdam that Bernat embarked on an extensive wellness journey, immersing himself in guided breathing exercises, martial arts, and holistic movement. He sought to understand the intricate connections between physical health and spiritual wellness. His exploration led him to the realization that the journey to holistic health was not just about physical wellbeing, but also about spiritual resilience and emotional balance.

This understanding fueled his desire to create ULG, a comprehensive solution that encapsulated spirituality, intentional gut health, and the mind-body connection. The principles of naturopathic healing form the foundation of ULG, focusing on a unique internal cleansing system Bernat coined as “The Circle of Complexity.”

“The intestines have direct contact with the brain,” Bernat explains. “Their influence on our perceptions and decision-making is enormous. Our gut vitality is more than just an element of the digestive process; it serves as a bridge connecting our world of emotions to the external world.”

Bernat believes in the power of cleansing, both physical and spiritual. ULG offers a variety of cleansing courses and kits, starting with the large intestine. These cleansing processes, detailed on his website, aim to gently remove toxins and waste from the body, leading to improved physical health and mental clarity. As Bernat’s vision for ULG evolves, he plans to introduce additional courses focusing on the cleansing of the liver, kidneys, blood, and bones.

When asked whether ULG promotes physical or spiritual transformation, Bernat’s response is unequivocal: “This absolutely applies to both sides of our Self. If the body does not function properly, then the brain, our conscious spirit, also does not function properly.”

Despite his demanding schedule, Bernat finds joy in traveling when he can, particularly to the Mediterranean region. He believes every change of place is a form of fulfillment, an attitude passed down from his childhood. Bernat’s love for travel and exploration is another reflection of his adventurous spirit and his thirst for new experiences.

Looking towards the future, Bernat envisions a dynamic structure for Ultimate Life Guiding, complete with practical courses, training, lectures, and a team of dedicated ULG guides. “Our first step that we are now taking together is a leading one for me. The effect of this action will be the real beginning,” Bernat shares.

Through his journey and the inception of Ultimate Life Guiding, Wojtek Bernat has demonstrated that the path to spiritual and physical resilience is not merely about temporary fixes, but a profound, transformative journey into one’s health and wellbeing. It’s about acknowledging the complexity of human existence and taking the reins to guide one’s life towards a more fulfilled, harmonious, and healthier existence.

Wojtek Bernat is not just creating a health program; he’s offering a path to whole-body wellness health that fosters deep, transformative change. He invites us all to acknowledge the complexity of our existence and take an active role in guiding our life towards a more harmonious, fulfilled, and healthier existence. This is not just a testament to Bernat’s spirit and vision, but a beacon of hope for a healthier, more mindful future for us all.

To learn more about Wojtek’s journey and the work of Ultimate Life Guiding, please visit wojtekbernat.com

 

Continue Reading

Family

Understanding Leg Injuries from Car Accidents: Common Types

Published

on

By

Have you ever wondered how a car accident might affect your legs?

Car accidents can lead to serious leg injuries that impact your daily life. It’s important to know the different types of injuries that can occur and how they might affect you.

Read on to learn more about leg injuries from car accidents and find out how you can protect yourself in the event of an accident.

Fractures

Fractures occur when bones break, often during car accidents. The force of the crash can be so strong that it breaks bones in your legs.

Common fractures include broken femurs, tibias, and fibulas. These car accident leg injuries can be very painful and may need surgery to fix.

Recovery can take weeks or even months. After an accident, it’s important to seek medical help right away. Always make sure to file a police report after a car accident, as this can help document your injuries for legal and insurance purposes.

Ligament Tears

Ligament tears happen when the tough bands of tissue in your legs get stretched or ripped during a car accident. These leg injury types can be very painful and may make it hard to walk.

Common ligament tears in car accidents include the ACL, MCL, and PCL. Treatment might include rest, physical therapy, or sometimes surgery.

It’s important to get timely medical attention to properly diagnose and treat the ligament tear. Be sure to follow any medical advice to help your legs heal and to reduce the chance of further injury.

Muscle Strains

Muscle strains happen when the muscles in your legs get stretched too much or torn during a car accident. This can cause a lot of pain and make it difficult to move your legs. Common signs of muscle strains include swelling, bruising, and muscle weakness.

Treatment usually involves resting, applying ice, and doing specific exercises to help the muscles heal. Sometimes, a doctor might suggest physical therapy. It’s important to take care of muscle strains properly to ensure you can move without pain in the future.

Dislocations

Dislocations happen when the bones in your legs move out of place during a car accident. This can cause a lot of pain and swelling. It can also make your leg look strange or crooked.

The most common dislocations happen in the knee and ankle. If you have a dislocation, you need to see a doctor right away.

They will put the bones back in place. After that, you might need a brace or physical therapy to help your leg heal properly and get back to normal.

Contusions

Contusions happen when small blood vessels break, causing bruising. This can make your leg look blue or purple and feel sore. Contusions can cause swelling and make it hard to move.

Treatment usually involves resting your leg, applying ice, and keeping it elevated to reduce swelling. Sometimes, a doctor might suggest using a bandage to help with the healing process. It’s essential to follow medical advice to ensure your leg heals properly and you can return to your normal activities.

Know How to Deal With Leg Injuries From Car Accidents by Knowing About Them

Leg injuries from car accidents can have a big impact on your life. They can change how you move and do daily tasks.

Knowing about these injuries helps you stay alert and take action if needed. Always follow safety rules and wear your seatbelt to protect yourself. Stay informed and keep yourself safe on the road.

We hope you found this article helpful. Keep reading our blog for more helpful tips and advice.

Continue Reading

Family

Tips for Reducing Hot Water Usage Without Sacrificing Comfort

Published

on

By

In an age where both environmental consciousness and cost-efficiency are paramount, reducing hot water usage has become a critical consideration for many households. However, many homeowners worry that cutting down on hot water usage will compromise their comfort. Fortunately, there are several strategies you can employ to minimise hot water usage without sacrificing the comforting embrace of a warm shower or bath.

In the points below, we’ll explore practical tips to achieve this balance, and when necessary, consider the benefits of a hot water system replacement in Braeside.

Install Low-Flow Fixtures

One of the most straightforward methods to reduce hot water usage is to install low-flow fixtures for your showers and faucets. These fixtures can reduce water flow while maintaining pressure, providing the sensation of a full flow shower using less water. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), low-flow showerheads can save a family thousands of gallons of water annually.

Opt for Energy-Efficient Appliances

Upgrading to energy-efficient appliances is an effective way to reduce hot water usage. Look for ENERGY STAR certified dishwashers and washing machines, which not only use less water but are also more effective in reducing electricity usage.

Adjust Your Water Heater Thermostat

Most water heaters are set higher than necessary – by lowering the thermostat to around 50 degrees Celsius, you can reduce your water heating costs by up to 10% while still enjoying comfortably hot water for most uses.

Take Shorter Showers

Encouraging family members to take shorter showers is another practical way to cut down on hot water use. Even reducing shower time by a few minutes can make a significant difference in your overall water consumption.

Fix Leaks Promptly

A dripping faucet or a leaking shower head can waste a surprising amount of water over time. Regularly check your fixtures and repair any leaks to prevent needless hot water wastage.

Insulate Your Water Pipes

Insulating your water pipes helps prevent heat loss as water travels from your heater to your faucets. This means you won’t need to let the water run as long to heat up, thereby saving water and energy.

Use Cold Water for Washing Clothes

Switching to cold water when washing clothes can significantly reduce a household’s hot water usage. Modern laundry detergents are formulated to perform excellently with cold water, which also helps in preserving your clothing’s colour and texture.

Consider a Hot Water System Upgrade

And finally, if your water heater is old and inefficient, it may be time to consider a replacement – new models are more efficient and can significantly reduce water and energy use.

Reducing hot water usage does not have to mean compromising on comfort. By implementing the above strategies, you can decrease your environmental footprint, save on utility bills, and still enjoy the warmth and cleanliness that hot water provides. Whether it’s making minor adjustments or opting for a complete system upgrade, every step counts towards a more sustainable and cost-effective home.

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2023 Times Square Chronicles

Times Square Chronicles