Events

Why A Multi-Day House Move Can Be Easier

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Why A Multi-Day House Move Can Be Easier

It might be the perceived convention amongst homeowners that if they are moving to a new home that it should all be done on a single day, but if you ask your removalist company at www.brillianceremovalistsmelbourne.com.au, they will happily tell you it can, and often should, be done over several days. In fact, a multi-day house move is something which comes with many benefits, that could make the concept of a single day move, less appealing the more you think about it.

We mentioned several benefits, so let us take a look at each one of them in turn.

Greater Efficiency

On a practical level moving from one home to another on a single day is often a rushed affair and that can lead to extreme levels of stress for you and your family. With a move that is not as rushed there is less chance of items being broken, not so much whilst the removalists are doing their thing, but when you are unpacking at the other end.

Also, there is less chance of you forgetting anything both in terms of your personal belongings but with regards to utilities or calls you need to make associated with moving to your new address.

You Have A Chance To Rest

Moving house is an exhausting experience, even if it is your removalists who are doing all the heavy lifting. The tiredness we mention is as much mental tiredness as it may be physical, so splitting the move over more than one day allows you the opportunity to rest properly in between the days of the move.

Allowing your energy levels to recover properly means that you will feel better physically, but more importantly, mentally you be more alert too, meaning there is less chance of you forgetting anything.

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Culture

5 Team Building Activities Guaranteed To Be Fun

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5 Team Building Activities Guaranteed To Be Fun

If you read or study any advice or information about team building activities you are likely to discover that they point to desirable outcomes, such as better communication within your team, a greater level of trust between them, and the goal of everyone within the team feeling valued.

Any team building activity which can achieve these is valuable, but in order to get there, the activity has to be based upon certain principles and contain certain essential elements. One which is often overlooked by team leaders organising their own team building activities, is fun.

Regardless of its settings, its purpose, and the team it is meant to build, unless a team building activity is enjoyable for those taking part, the outcome will be diminished compared to one which is fun for all. Think of this…as children, we learned more when we were enjoying an activity, and that stays with us into adulthood, therefore teaching a team to trust and work for each other is more achievable when fun is involved.

So, if we want our team building activities to be fun, let us look at some which are proven to get results for team leaders and their teams.

The Marshmallow Tree

Split your group into teams and supply them with a roll of sticky tape, 3 feet of string, 20 sticks of spaghetti, plus one marshmallow. Put 20 minutes on the clock and tell them each team has until the clock reaches zero to create the tallest possible tree, which must have the marshmallow on top when it is complete.

Axe Throwing

This is fast becoming a hugely popular pastime, and in fact is now a competitive sport. Take your team to an axe throwing centre where they can compete, and obviously have fun as they throw axes at targets with a view to securing the highest score.

You could make it a team competition to add an extra level of competitiveness to the day. This is also a great way for the team to mix socially as many axe throwing centres offer food and drink.

White Water Rafting

For a team who are happy to leave their normal surroundings behind, and do not mind getting wet, white water rafting is an activity which everyone should enjoy. The shared experience as everyone tries their best to stay afloat is a great bonding exercise, and of course, it is fun too.

Truth or Lies

This is a great game where you prepare a large list of themes and subjects that everyone should be able to relate to and also tell a story about. The game is played with everyone sitting in a circle and each person telling either a true story or one they make up based on the theme they are given. The rest of the team have to decide whether they are telling the truth or not by asking the storyteller one question each.

One of the benefits of this activity is that it helps to bring down some barriers as the team learns more about each other, and often some remarkable and noteworthy facts about each other too.

Escape Room

The clue is in the name whereby your team is locked in a room and have to work together in order to solve clues, puzzles and challenges which will enable them to escape from the room. Lots of fun, and critically, your team has no option but to work together and communicate in order to escape.

Events

How to Really Enjoy Your Party

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Enjoy Your Party

Anyone who has thrown a party will know that it takes a lot of work to organise. But when the party is in progress, the work still goes on, at least for the host. The host is responsible for making sure everyone is having fun and the drinks and food don’t run out. If you want to enjoy your party more, professional dj hire is a good way to do it. A good DJ will actually run the party for you.

Of course, he won’t be responsible for the drinks, but he will take control of the crowd and get them up on the floor, dancing to the music he plays. If he is experienced and good at his job, he’ll be able to ensure everything goes off smoothly as far as speeches and other things go. He can help control the mood of the partygoers by what he says and by the music he plays.

The host won’t have to worry about whether everyone is having fun, because the DJ will see to it that they are.  This takes a lot of the responsibility off your shoulders and you can begin to enjoy the party too, instead of just seeing that everyone else does. It will give you time to relax and chat to your guests. When hiring, it’s a good idea to ask your friends who they used and if they were happy with them.

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How to Help Your Friends Be Healthier

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Reduce Stress

It’s official! Studies in Berlin, Germany have proven that having fun reduces stress levels. Of course, most people with common sense will already have realised that they feel heaps better and more relaxed after having fun with friends or family. One way to do this is photo booths at your next party or at a wedding reception. Playing around with the props and taking funny photos of themselves is something that most people enjoy doing.

If they have the means to do it through your event, you can feel good knowing that you’ve helped them to reduce their stress levels and become just that bit healthier.  If they’ve laughed a lot while doing it, so much the better because laughter is another thing that helps you to feel good and relax both physically and mentally.

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How to Spread the Joy of Your Special Event

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Photobooth

When you are organising a special event such as a wedding you may get immersed in the myriad details and forget just what it will mean to other important people in your life; your friends and loved ones. That is why a photobooth is such a great idea. When you have a photo booth for all the guests to use they are much more likely to take photos of themselves with their friends – and with you – to help them remember the event.

This is one great and easy way to spread the joy of your wedding day. Often photographers have quite a job getting people to pose for them, with the result that they take snaps when people are not ready, or else the photos don’t look really natural. But with a booth, people go when they are ready and have a lot of fun using the props available to dress up.

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