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10 Durable Power Banks You Need So No iPhone Is Going To Drain From Now On

10 Durable Power Banks You Need So No iPhone Is Going To Drain From Now On

Could you live without your smart phone? Realistically, you are not going to drop dead without the aid of your phone. But it will make your day to day activities a difficult feat. They have become an integral part of our daily lives. Whether or not we plan on having our phone on us is a given. Of course we are! They have become an extension of ourselves. We use them to communicate, take pictures, gather information, share information, and to keep ourselves entertained.

We use our apps for nearly everything, from tracking our heartbeat, picking a place to eat dinner, to checking in on relatives overseas. We rely on our phones because they make our lives more convenient, but that convenience is only matched by the length of battery life. If our phones keep dying on us, their convenience is lost.

Consider that you had to take a trip a few hours away from home, realizing an hour into the drive that you’ve forgotten your charger. If your phone dies, you will be lost without the aid of your GPS. If you aren’t close to any major highways or convenience stores to find a new charger, you could be lost for a little while. That would not only a total drag, but a waste of time.

If that doesn’t convince you, imagine that you’re in the midst of a heated conversation. If your phone dies at an inopportune moment, you may not be able to get your point across; unintentionally destroying that relationship.

To help you out, I have compiled a list of 10 convenient power sources, so that you’re never left defenseless without the aid of your smart phone.

1. Lohi 7000mAh Ultra Slim Battery Case

    Who doesn’t love a 2 for 1 special? This case doesn’t only protect your phone, but it charges it on the go as well! You don’t need to worry about forgetting your charger, because it’s always with you as long as you have your phone. The power indicator keeps track of your battery power, so you always know how much you have left.

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    It can be yours for only $39.99! Buy it here!

    2. RAVPower 22000mAh Power Banks, High Capacity 22000 Portable Charger with 3 USB Ports

      You can charge up to 3 devices simultaneously with this portable charging port. It’s portable and light build makes it perfect for traveling with friends or a business outing. With a speedy recovery time, it charges up in just 11-12 hours. Just plug it in before you go to bed and wake up to battery power freedom! With this device, you can charge your smart phone up to 8 times!

      It can be yours for only $39.99! Buy it here!

      3. RAVPower Portable Charger RAVPower 6700mAh

        You can’t beat the value of this product! It’s small, compact and powerful! You can charge your phone at least twice before having to re-juice, so you’ll never be stranded without the aid of your device. It is available in a variety of bright colors, so no more boring black or white!

        It can be yours for only $16.99! Buy it here!

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        4. Iceworks 5000 ultra slim Portable Charger

          With its super slim and portable design, you can take this device just about anywhere !You can discreetly slip it into your pocket, or stow it away in your pocketbook. The apple-certified cables are already built in, so this charger is really all you need!

          It can be yours for only $33.6 ! Buy it here!

          5. RAVPower 20100mAh 65W(Max.) Built-in AC Outlet Universal Power Bank Travel Charger

            This device packs a lot of heat. It’s huge battery can charge your smart phone up to 8 times, and your laptop nearly twice! It offers Triple Protection & Safer Use, which includes overcharge protection, short circuit, current surge protection, air vents for safe heat dissipation and a dust cover to prevent dust from entering the device. It is compatible with an assortment of devices including GoPros, table lamps, printers, vacuum cleaners, and fans. You can charge up just about anything on the go!

            It can be yours for only $145.99! Buy it here!

            6. Grand Teton Power Bank

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              If you want a power port with pizzazz, this is the device for you.Stylishly wood crafted, this design separates itself from the rest. It provides enough power to fully charge a smart phone at least once.

              It can be yours for only $49.99! Buy it here!

              7. EMTEC Power Pouch 6000 mAh for Apple iPhone Lightning Version

                If you are looking for digression, this charger provides a hidden battery source inside of a stylish carrying case for both convenience and beauty. An extra USB port is located inside of the Power Pouch for additional charging for another device or a friend. This is ideal for emergency situations, as it provides enough power for 2 full charges. That’s 27 hours of talking time!

                It can be yours for only $24.99! Buy it here!

                8. PhoneSuit Flex XT Pocket Lightning Charger

                  This power port is so compact, it will take up little to no space in your pocket or bag. It’s thumb-sized design plugs directly into your phone, there are no additional cables needed. It’s the worlds smallest, lightening fast charger that will fully charge your device at least twice!

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                  It can be yours for only $50.00! Buy it here!

                  9. eShopMind Universal 8000mAh 3D cartoon Totoro Portable Power Bank

                    This devices cute cartoon design makes this power source impossible to resist! It’s lightweight design makes it easy to carry and transport for your convenience.This power bank provides a universal fit for iPhone, iPod, Samsung devices, other cell phones, and tablet PC’s.

                    It can be yours for only $19.99! Buy it here!

                    10. Aibocn Power Bank 10,000mAh External Battery Charger with Flashlight

                      Exquisite design and conveniently portable, it’s small design packs a punch with its high capacity.The unique fingerprint resistant design keeps a clean and attractive appearance. It’s double USB allows for simultaneous charging of your smart phone or tablet at exceptionally high speed. This device also offers intelligent safety protection, offering features such as overcharge support, over-discharge, over-voltage, over-current, and short circuit protection; making this product incredibly safe to use.

                      Perfect for the outdoorsy type, it also offers a backup flashlight feature, in case you find yourself lost in the dark while camping, hiking, or any emergency situation.

                      It can be yours for only $11.29! Buy it here!

                      The issue is that phones are becoming lighter and thinner at the expense of battery life. While apps are becoming more sophisticated, requiring more battery power to function. In order to maintain balance and level of convenience, we need a higher level of power supply to our phones.

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                      Last Updated on July 16, 2019

                      6 Effective Ways to Enhance Your Problem Solving Skills

                      6 Effective Ways to Enhance Your Problem Solving Skills

                      Have you ever thought of yourself as a problem solver? I’m guessing not. But in reality, we are constantly solving problems. And the better our problem solving skills are, the easier our lives are.

                      Problems arise in many shapes and forms. They can be mundane, everyday problems, or larger more complex problems:

                      What to have for dinner tonight?

                      Which route to take to work?

                      How to fix a project that’s running behind schedule?

                      How to change from an uninspiring job to a career you’re really passionate about?

                      Every day, you’ll be faced with at least one problem to solve. But it gets easier when you realize that problems are simply choices. There’s nothing ‘scary’ about them other than having to make a decision.

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                      No matter what job you’re in, where you live, who your partner is, how many friends you have, you will be judged on your ability to solve problems. Because problems equal hassles for everyone concerned. And people don’t like hassle. So the more problems you can solve, the less hassle all-round, the happier people are with you. Everyone wins.

                      Why Are Problem Solving Skills Important?

                      Problem is something hard to understand or accomplish or deal with. It can be a task, a situation, or even a person. Problem solving involves methods and skills to find the best solutions to problems.

                      Problem solving is important because we all have decisions to make, and questions to answer in our lives. Amazing people like Eleanor Roosevelt, Steve Jobs, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., are all great problems solvers. Good parents, teachers, doctors and waiters all have to be good at solving different sort of problems as well.

                      Problem solving skills are for our everyday lives.

                      How to Enhance Problem Solving Skills

                      Most people believe that you have to be very intelligent in order to be a good problem solver, but that’s not true.

                      You don’t have to be super smart to be a problem solver, you just need practice.

                      When you understand the different steps to solve a problem, you’ll be able to come up with great solutions.

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                      1. Focus on the Solution, Not the Problem

                      Neuroscientists have proven that your brain cannot find solutions if you focus on the problem.[1] This is because when you focus on the problem, you’re effectively feeding ‘negativity,’ which in turn activates negative emotions in the brain. These emotions block potential solutions.

                      I’m not saying you should ‘ignore the problem,’ instead, try to remain calm. It helps to first, acknowledge the problem; and then, move your focus to a solution-oriented mindset where you keep fixed on what the ‘answer’ could be, rather than lingering on ‘what went wrong’ and ‘who’s fault it is’.

                      2. Adapt 5 Whys to Clearly Define the Problem

                      5 Whys is a problem solving framework to help you get to the root of a problem.

                      By repeatedly asking the question “why” on a problem, you can dig into the root cause of a problem, and that’s how you can find the best solution to tackle the root problem once and for all. And it can go deeper than just asking why for five times.

                      For example:

                      If the problem is “always late to work”…

                      • Why am I late to work?
                        I always click the snooze button and just want to go on sleeping.
                      • Why do I want to go on sleeping?
                        I feel so tired in the morning.
                      • Why do I feel tired in the morning?
                        I slept late the night before, that’s why.
                      • Why did I sleep late?
                        I wasn’t sleepy after drinking coffee, and I just kept scrolling my Facebook feed and somehow I couldn’t stop.
                      • Why did I drink coffee?
                        Because I was too sleepy at work in the afternoon, not having enough sleep the night before.

                      So there you see, if you didn’t try to dig out the root of the problem, you may just set a few more alarms and have it beep every five minutes in the morning. But in fact, the problem you need to solve is to quit Facebook surfing endlessly at night so you’ll feel more energetic in the day time, and you won’t even need coffee.

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                      3. Simplify Things

                      As human beings, we have a tendency to make things more complicated than they need to be! Try simplifying your problem by generalizing it.

                      Remove all the details and go back to the basics. Try looking for a really easy, obvious solution – you might be surprised at the results! And we all know that it’s often the simple things that are the most productive.

                      4. List out as Many Solutions as Possible

                      Try to come up with ‘ALL POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS’ – even if they seem ridiculous at first. It’s important you keep an open mind to boost creative thinking, which can trigger potential solutions.

                      Coming from 10 years in the corporate advertising industry, it is drummed into you that ‘No idea is a bad idea’ and this aids creative thinking in brainstorms and other problem-solving techniques.

                      Whatever you do, do not ridicule yourself for coming up with ‘stupid solutions’ as it’s often the crazy ideas that trigger other more viable solutions.

                      5. Think Laterally

                      Change the ‘direction’ of your thoughts by thinking laterally. Pay attention to the saying,

                      ‘You cannot dig a hole in a different place by digging it deeper.”

                      Try to change your approach and look at things in a new way. You can try flipping your objective around and looking for a solution that is the polar opposite!

                      Even if it feels silly, a fresh and unique approach usually stimulates a fresh solution.

                      6. Use Language That Creates Possibility

                      Lead your thinking with phrases like ‘what if…’ and ‘imagine if…’ These terms open up our brains to think creatively and encourage solutions.

                      Avoid closed, negative language such as ‘I don’t think…’ or ‘But this is not right…’.

                      The Bottom Line

                      There’s nothing scary about a problem when you start to adapt my advice.

                      Try not to view problems as ‘scary’ things! If you think about what a problem really is, it’s really just feedback on your current situation.

                      Every problem is telling you that something is not currently working and that you need to find a new way around it.

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                      So try to approach problems neutrally – without any judgment. Practice focusing on defining a problem, keep calm and not to make things too complicated.

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                      Reference

                      [1] Planet of Success: Problem vs Solution Focused Thinking

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