Featuring a total capacity of 400 lbs, Bruno Elite curved stair lift is directly mounted to the steps, not the wall.
Climbing stairs, particularly curved stairs, can be a major accessibility barrier for many older adults and people with mobility issues. Stair lifts are designed to resolve this challenge and help people travel safely up and down stairs. Leading dealers of accessibility equipment offer quality curved stair lifts equipped with advanced features. The Bruno Elite Curved Stair lift in New York can be custom-installed to suit all types of curved stairs. Ideal for use in homes with spiral staircases, staircases with landings, or even staircases that travel up multiple floors, the Elite directly mounts to the steps, not the wall.
Featuring a maximum load capacity of 400 lbs, this curved stair lift comes with self-locking worm gear and rack-and-pinion drive system. Its offset swivel seat makes entry and exit at the top landings safer and easier. With two 12-volt batteries, the lift can function even during power outages. The batteries can be continuously powered from any household outlet. The optional top or bottom park position provides additional security when entering or exiting.
Top Safety Features
The Bruno Elite comes with several advanced safety features such as – retractable seat belt, obstruction sensors, carriage safety sensor and offset swivel seat. The top/bottom park position option improves safety by extending the rail away from the stairs. The footrest and carriage safety sensors stop the unit even if the slightest obstacle is encountered its path during the ride. Other standard features include –
- Two remote, wireless call/send controls
- Contoured seat for maximum comfort
- Flip-up arms (for easy wheelchair transfers)
- Generous seat size – 17.75" (451 mm)adjustable to 21.75" (552 mm) between the arms
- Onboard audio and visual diagnostics for instant unit status
- Mid park and charge station
- Larger footrest
- Direct drive motor/gear box
- Adjustable width armrests
Choose a Reliable Accredited Dealer
Bruno Elite curved stair lifts in New York are supplied by accredited dealers. Choosing an experienced dealer is crucial for a hassle-free buying experience. The right dealer will set up your lift quickly to meet your specific requirements. Such dealers will also provide annual maintenance services for reasonable charge.
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What is the perfect classical church music to walk down the aisle to? The following are 11 of the most popular pieces. Instrumental pieces work the best. They focus the attention on the bride and her processional.
11 Classical Processional Wedding Songs
1. Bridal Chorus – Wagner This is probably the most famous of all processional songs. Although this wasn't what Meghan walked down the aisle to it would still have worked.
2. Air on a G String – Bach Air on a G string is one of the most recognisable pieces in classical music. It resonates excellently and is perfect church music for walking down the aisle to. A string quartet is a great choice to play this processional.
3. Arrival of The Queen of Sheba – Handel Full of energy and life Handel's Arrival of The Queen of Sheba gives that big entrance feel. Played by an organist it will resonate throughout your church.
4. The Four Seasons: Spring 1 – Vivaldi, Recomposed by Max Richter Vivaldi's Four Seasons are just perfect for wedding ceremony music. The recomposed version by Max Richter has become the choice of many. Oh and I nearly forgot to mention – It was featured in the hit series of Bridgerton.
5. Canon in D – Pachelbel's Canon) Canon in D is just one of those timeless classics. It works so well for a walking down the aisle to. It builds to such a lovely crescendo and has holds its rhythm just perfectly.
6. Flower Duet from Lakmé – Delibes Little did Delibes know that his Flower Duet would become such a popular piece of wedding music. This mainly stems from the fact that it is often used in films and tv adverts.
7. Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart Mozart composed this motet in 1791 during the final year of his life. It was written for a friend who was a church musician. Bearing this in mind it is perfect church music piece to be played for a wedding processional.
8. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring – Bach Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is often performed at church ceremonies including weddings. It has a wonderful pace for walking down the aisle to.
9. Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod Having your wedding singer sing Ave Maria will raise the hairs on any bodies neck. It is a a beautiful melody to help you float down the aisle to.
10. Cello suite No. 1 – Bach Bach has so many wonderful church wedding pieces to choose from. Cello suite No. 1 is another excellent example of this. It would be perfect for a smaller wedding giving a wonderfully intimate feeling.
11. Largo from Xerxes – Handel
Would you'd like that royal feeling for your wedding
processional? Look no further than Largo from Xerxes if so. It has a "beautiful
Trans women are women. Period.
And, as with dating any woman, there are many DOs and DON'Ts. Transgender writer Leila Blake recently sat down to school cisgender on people on how to have an amazing relationship with a transgender woman.
Here's what she said:
1. Don't use the word "tranny."
That is a derogatory term used in porn and it turns transgender women into objects.
2. Don't expect her to teach you.
Leila says that too many cisgender people ask her questions that they could just Google themselves, such as "What's the difference between a cross-dresser and a transgender person?" She's not a textbook. Ask Jeeves.
3. Don't expect her to roll right into bed.
Society frames transgender women in terms of what they're able to do sexually – who can forget the awful Crying Game scene that demonized a sexy woman who dared to have a penis? In real life, don't expect a transgender woman to want to move straight into the bedroom.
4. Don't hide her away.
Leila says that for many people, "We're 'good enough' for sex but not to be taken out in public." Don't be the idiot who tries to hide your relationship.
5. Steer clear of stereotypes.
You know that it's bad to stereotype – not all black people are rappers, not all Asian people are math geniuses, and not all white people are trailer trash. But when it comes to transgender people, you might be holding stereotypes you didn't even know you had, especially if you haven't met a transgender person or ts dating online before, such as transgenderdatingsites.org. Don't assume that all transgender women have penises (or don't), that they're all sex workers or criminals (like on Orange is the New Black), that they envy cisgender women (trans women are women) or that they want to look stereotypically feminine (butch trans women exist). Don't excuse your ignorance by saying, "Sorry, I didn't know."
6. Don't bring up sexual intercourse on the first date.
This is one of Leila's personal rules. Not all transgender people are comfortable with their bodies, so they may not be comfortable discussing sex. Some are. Some aren't. Tread lightly and wait for her to bring it up first.
7. Talk about sex before you do it.
Open communication is important in any sexual relationship, especially queer sexual relationships, cisgender or not. Before you sleep with her, ask her what she's comfortable with.
8. Support her transition.
If you're in a relationship with a transgender woman for a long period of time, especially a woman at the beginning of her transition, then be prepared for a lot of changes. Transitioning is difficult, emotionally and physically and financially. Support her.
Recently, I have come to realize that I have been begging to be loved. I think I have been begging to be loved all my life, even though my childhood was full of love. I don't have some overwhelming void in my life from not being loved, truthfully my parents loved me way more than they should've. I grew up knowing love; the love my parents had for each other as well as for my brother and I. Most importantly, I knew the overwhelming and merciful love of Jesus Christ. My parents made sure I knew how loved I was by them but that, that couldn't even compare to the love Jesus had for me. So I know love. But selfishly, I look for love in all the wrong places, I look for worldly love. I think I do this because I get so caught up in my own plans that I forget about the Lord's plan for me. I keep wanting to rush every moment of my life; specifically, wanting to hurry up and find "the one". I think I keep rushing to find someone to love me because I don't love myself. What if I can't find someone to love quite yet because God is still working on him, and God is still working on me?
You go on dates and you share first kisses and the basic list of facts about your life, but you're always left wanting more. Every time you think, this could be the one? Why? Because you are so eager to find someone to love. Why? Because you aren't loving yourself fully, so you're trying to find someone else to do it for you. This is why you keep having to beg for love. If you are having to constantly seek out what you want in a partner or ask them to love you; it isn't it. I think this is because you have to know how to love yourself; you have to love yourself in order to know how you are suppose to be loved.
I think at some point we have to stop begging men to love us, and just start loving ourselves. If you have to wonder about a man's feelings for you or you feel disappointed in love, it probably isn't love. I think we get so caught up in the idea of being loved by someone and having a partner that we just settle. We begin settling in our partners and how they treat us, which is something we should never have to do. When I don't have to beg for love, that means I am being loved in a way I didn't know was possible.
Begging for love is the greatest dishonor you can place on yourself. Start respecting your own body and mind by loving yourself enough that you don't care if a man is showing you love. You aren't required to have a partner at a specific point, love will find you when it is suppose to. Stop staying with someone who doesn't see the value in you, someone who doesn't realize just how important you are. Stop settling just because you want someone to "love you", because if you have to question their love or tell them how to love you, then it's not love.
When the time is right, you will come across someone who knows how to love you. People say that you have to tell people how to love you, but I don't believe that. If they really listen to you when you are getting to know each other and beginning to open up, they'll know how to love you. Just wait. Honestly, just enjoy the life you have now and the things you want to do because a man will walk into your life when they are suppose to. Stop wasting time begging to be loved when you can spend this period of time loving yourself.
Stop getting into situationships with men who have mother issues to deal with before they can love a woman. Stop talking to men for five months before you realize they don't want people to know about you. If it is taking them five months to figure out if they want a relationship with you, move on. Don't let yourself pine after a man who isn't trying to keep you as if losing you is the worst thing that could happen. If you tell them what you need and they ignore it, move on. Dating is fun and it can be whatever you want it to be but at the same time, don't fixate on one man bc you want a boyfriend. You can see multiple men and if you fine one you want to consider, okay then but if he doesn't offer you what you want then move to the next OR MOVE TO NONE OF THEM.
It is okay for relationships to not work out and you to be by yourself for a little while. You deserve to take time for yourself and let yourself heal. Don't be too quick to move into another situation that might cause you more grief. Give yourself a break, and try to evaluate how you are loving your own self. Stop begging for love, you can love yourself enough.
She has taught me how to strike a balance between both my professional and personal life without losing my identity in the process
Moms are extremely special whether we agree with them or not! A mother is the nucleus of a child's existence and her nourishment is vital for the overall health and wellness of her child. Honestly, I cannot imagine my life without my mom. She is the reason why I exist and the foundation behind my dedication to success. She has taught me how to strike a balance between both my professional and personal life without losing my identity in the process. Oftentimes, I find myself searching for comfort in her words when challenging undesirable situations come my way. I'm constantly amazed by her ability to multitask and find a solution to almost every problem. She is a major inspiration who always exerts positive vibes wherever she goes! If you need to learn the skills of how to effectively develop a more positive mindset in life, then she's the perfect guide! Most importantly, her valuable feedback and words of wisdom fuel me with increased resilience to conquer all odds.
A mother is inculcated with various skills and talents that further exemplify the definition of what being an ideal woman truly means.
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We all have 5 senses, but women who go onto becoming mothers have an instinctive sixth sense. Even if we try our hardest to hide certain aspects of our life, our moms will figure it all out just by a single glimpse. She will instantly become cognizant of why our face is slightly morose and stressed. A mother serves as the window to our soul and can read our faces from start to finish any time!
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Sometimes, we strive to be fully independent and arrogantly claim that our mothers are wrong and we are right. However, this shouldn't be etched onto our minds forever. There will certainly be times in our life where we will need to return to our rebound; our mothers for guidance and the right answer.
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Women are renowned for their natural ability to multitask and follow a disciplined lifestyle. When a woman embarks upon the task of embracing motherhood, they carry with them the skills they learned as a woman. For instance, when kids crave to eat their favorite baked Chocolate chip cookies and Strawberry cupcakes, their mothers are the ones donning the avatar of a baker in their kitchen. It is incredible how women have to wear a myriad of hats to please the most important audience of their life, their beloved children!
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When life throws lemons at you, you gotta learn how to make lemonade. Whether the lemonade turns out too sour or too sweet is all up to you! There is nobody that can best understand your state of mind apart from your mother, especially during your developmental period. A mother is the purest confidant during times of happiness and distress.
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Behind the success of every man, a woman is involved. Likewise, a mother is behind the success of every child. Without the presence of a headstrong and confident woman, a household would not be able to lead a disciplined lifestyle. Everyone would go berserk without having a role model to look up to and that could potentially hinder their ability to reach for the sky!
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No matter how late or dark it gets, your mother will always keep her eyes out and embrace you whenever you experience a grim situation. There is nothing more comforting than a warm embrace from your mother!
The extraordinary aura of a woman is always a mystery and their divine quality to nurture and act as a caregiver for their offspring sets them apart from everyone!
I'm wholeheartedly blessed to have my mom as my inspiration and best friend for life!
Happy Mother's Day! Mothers are a crucial part of our development and future relationships, it is important to recognize the lessons they teach us everyday.
I hate to be biased, but I truly do have one of the best mom's out there. Spunky, always in style, full of life, happy, and fun. I wouldn't change a thing. I am 22 years old, so in honor of mother's day I would like to write 22 things my mother has taught me in life.
- Never ever settle. This is hard, but you will find your worth no matter the circumstances. Never stay where you don't feel loved or appreciated,
- You are beautiful no matter what. In my life I have always struggled with my weight and confidence. My mom always told me, "It doesn't matter what's on the outside, as long as you have a good heart, that is all that will ever matter."
- Never rely on anyone. In my life, my mom always taught me that the only one I can count on is myself, people will always let you down. You stay strong and you do it on your own, the rest will fall into place.
- Pictures last a lifetime. My mom, my best photographer and best picture buddy, she loves taking pictures as much as I do. After all, pictures are all you will have left after everything else.
- Be who you are, never change. She always accepted me for who I am, and the right people will love you for you, and If they don't, let them go, they are not worth your time.
- It doesn't matter where you end up, as long as you are happy. So many jobs, so many times changing my degree major, so many losses and gains, My mom always asked me if I felt happy, and if that answer was yes, I simply did it.
- Make the best out of what you have. I have always been grateful for the things and memories my mom gave me, and she always did the best she could. I will always stay humble and kind for what is given to me and what I have,
- What other people think does not matter. When my mom was diagnosed with cancer she lost some of her hair, which resulted in her wearing a wig. I would never have the guts to do that, but my mom did, and she rocked it!
- Sometimes being strong is the only choice you have. In life we run into very hard situations and things that affect us. During these situations, we must remain strong, and never give up!
- Always tell the people you love, that you love them. My mom and I talk all day everyday, about whatever we want. But, our conversations always end with us saying, "I Love You", because you never know when it is your last.
- Your gut feeling is never wrong. When your gut tells you that something is off, believe it. Your instinct is never wrong.
- To see the good, you have to go through the bad first. In 2014 my mom lost her job and told me that good things come after the bad ones. When you are fighting against a bad situation, always know something good is coming.
- There is no fixing anyone. When people hurt you or try to tell you how they feel about you, believe them. There is no repainting someone after they showed you their true colors.
- The number 3 is the key to everything. Whether it is 3 days, 3 months, or 3 years, the number 3 is the answer to all. Not many people understand this, but I do, and that's all that matters.
- Sing the song no matter how awful you sound. My Mom and I love to sing together, even though we aren't very good, we still enjoy it.
- Give yourself 5 minutes everyday. Having a bad day? Let yourself feel it for 5 minutes, after that, put your big girl pants on and stay strong.
- If you feel hopeless, pray. I am not very religious, but anytime I needed strength or answers, I prayed, and I got all the closure I needed.
- There is no timeline to finish. I have always felt behind in life, but my mom always backed me up and told me I am right where I needed to be.
- Your mother will always know. I can have a conversation with my mom without even speaking a word. Near or far, she simply just will always know.
- Life is short, enjoy the ride. You never know what tomorrow will bring, so live in the moment and feel proud of where you are.
- Never trust too easily. Someone who you truly think you could give your life for, will throw you under the bus quicker than you think. Always have your guard up.
- Your mom is always one call away. I have always been able to rely on you, Mom, and you are always there when I need you.
Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful moms out there!
Love Always, Mel.
My glass is half empty everyday, but I have the power in me to make the necessary changes to make my glass half full. And, I am tired of drinking water from a half empty glass, anyway.
In my life it has always been easier for me to feel negativity, surpass judgment on others and focus on things that just did not bring me any happiness. It was not until I was 22 years old that I realized why it has been much easier for me to focus on negativity rather than positivity.
Throughout life, many people suffer tragic events, losses and hardships. Our brain tries to find coping mechanisms to fight these problems, or "flight". If we cannot find a way to cope, we either push it to the backs of our brains or we let it consume us. Everyday we fight these battles and focus on the pain they have brought to our lives; we never try to find a way to build from it or learn from it. Simply, because it is easier to focus on the bad rather than the good.
On an online article from Verywellmind.com, "What is The Negativity Bias?" written by Kendra Cherry, she states the following: "The reason for this is that negative events have a greater impact on our brains than positive ones. Psychologists refer to this as the negative bias (also called the negativity bias), and it can have a powerful effect on your behavior, your decisions, and even your relationships." (2020)
To gather the statement above, when we fight hard issues, they have a larger impact on us than the happier ones, so therefore, we focus on them.
Issues like these can affect your ability to maintain a healthy relationship or even be happy on a day to day basis. We let the bad thoughts consume us and we tend to fixate on them. It is easier for us to use this negative energy because we cannot find the positive kind. Like they say, "When life throws you lemons, make lemonade." It is easier said than done.
Cherry also mentions, "For example, you might be having a great day at work when a coworker makes an offhand comment that you find irritating. You then find yourself stewing over his words for the rest of the workday."
This quote actually affected me personally. Looking at myself, I could have an amazing day at work, but I got so fixated on the most minor issue of a bad encounter with someone that I let it ruin my whole day. I let that small bad problem and experience make me have a bad day because it was easier than focusing on the good that I was feeling.
I am tired of feeling negative and unhappy all the time, I am a very strong individual and have a lot to live for, so I stopped being this way.
It is like the old quote that states, "If you have $250 in your pocket and someone stole $10 of it. Would you focus on that $10? No. Don't let $10 ruin your day."
It is so easy to feel angry all the time and let the past consume you and eat you alive. What is so hard is to move on and not let these hardships affect you any further. You must let go of them and only seek happiness in the future. And, frankly, being upset and negative all the time is quite exhausting, I am over it.
To all the people who have dealt with this same issue of fixating on negativity and letting bad times consume you, I am encouraging you to let go. You need to move on. For your mental health and self happiness, it is best to only look forward. The past is the past for a reason, and we must build each other up and search for positive ways to cope.
Throw out all those negative thoughts, wake up in the morning and see you are in control of your own happiness and positivity and do not let anyone take that away from you.
I am trying, I know you all can too.
The grass is always greener on the other side if you make it that way.
Love Always, Mel.