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An interesting comparison of Tea vs. Coffee drinkers:

A survey results found that tea drinkers are more likely to be extroverted, adventurous night owls.  A poll of 2,000 Americans examined the personality differences between people based on their first morning cup: coffee or tea. The study had over 75 percent of respondents drinking their first cup of coffee or tea before 8 a.m., people are looking to fuel their life on the go. The survey revealed that the average coffee drinker typically downs 3.4 cups a day, while tea fans sip through 2.7 cups. Tea drinkers described them as “average” sleepers, while the coffee drinkers are more likely to be a “light” sleeper. This coffee versus tea survey even went into entertainment. Tea drinkers were more likely to...

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Tea Gardens in Kenya

Tea in grown in several districts in Kenya which include Kericho, Bomet, Nandi, Kiambu, Thika, Maragua, Muranga, Sotik, Kisii, Nyamira, Nyambene, Meru, Nyeri, Kerinyaga, Embu, Kakamega, Nakuru and Trans-nzoia. In these areas the crop enjoys 80% favorable weather patterns. Tea production had a huge impact of Kenya economy. The production is shared between multinational companies and the small-scale growers. Both sectors have benefited from many scientific advances in tea cultivation, although the average yields in the small-scale sector are below those in the estates sector. However, the small-scale sector has managed to achieve higher quality standards resulting in consistently higher auction prices. The industry is the largest employer in the private sector, with more than 80,000 people working on the...

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Combining Tea tasting and Wine tasting together

Have you heard of tea tasting and wine tasting going together? Why not!! It can be an amazing experience. The luke warm cup filled with a light, herbal smelling green tea literally works wonder alongside the Wine. You will find it common is Chinese fine dining sittings. If looks at the similarities in experience and characteristics, tea tasting is pretty much like wine tasting. The aroma comes first. You take a full delicious breath of oxygen with each sip as much as possible and roll the tea around your mouth. There are as many different teas in the world as there are wines – perhaps even more. The tastes are fabulously diverse. For making a good tea; the leaf to...

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Love yourself - Celebrate Yourself

“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.” ~Sonya Friedman Accept yourself fully, treat yourself with kindness and respect, and nurture your growth and wellbeing. It’s not just how you treat yourself but also your thoughts and feelings about yourself. Try to imagine what you would do for yourself, how you’d talk to yourself, and how you’d feel about yourself that reflects love and concern. Have an overall positive view of yourself. By all this I don’t mean that you feel positive about yourself all the time. You can temporarily feel upset, angry, or disappointed with yourself and still love yourself. This must be confusing; try thinking of how this works in other relationships. We love our kids...

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Some of the Most Expensive Teas in the World

We know that tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world and is drunk both hot and cold. People dink it for refreshment as well as for health benefits, or some time even used to flavor food. It has vast range of varieties available across the world. Those who consider themselves to be tea enthusiasts drink the finest of these varieties, and I’ve listed some of the most expensive varieties of tea available in the world. Da-Hong Pao Tea Da-Hong Pao Tea is considered to be the most expensive in the world. This has been declared a national treasure by the Chinese government and dates back to the Ming Dynasty. It is around $1.2 million per kilogram...

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