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Leverage: Drowning in real life looks nothing like in the movies, and in fact many parents actually watch their children drown, having no idea that it's happening Ultrafacts.tumblr.com faikitty: mermaibee: ultrafacts: According to the CDC, in 10 percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch the child do it, having no idea it is happening. Drowning does not look like drowning—Dr. Pia, in an article in the Coast Guard’s On Scene magazine, described the Instinctive Drowning Response like this: “Except in rare circumstances, drowning people are physiologically unable to call out for help. The respiratory system was designed for breathing. Speech is the secondary or overlaid function. Breathing must be fulfilled before speech occurs. Drowning people’s mouths alternately sink below and reappear above the surface of the water. The mouths of drowning people are not above the surface of the water long enough for them to exhale, inhale, and call out for help. When the drowning people’s mouths are above the surface, they exhale and inhale quickly as their mouths start to sink below the surface of the water. Drowning people cannot wave for help. Nature instinctively forces them to extend their arms laterally and press down on the water’s surface. Pressing down on the surface of the water permits drowning people to leverage their bodies so they can lift their mouths out of the water to breathe. Throughout the Instinctive Drowning Response, drowning people cannot voluntarily control their arm movements. Physiologically, drowning people who are struggling on the surface of the water cannot stop drowning and perform voluntary movements such as waving for help, moving toward a rescuer, or reaching out for a piece of rescue equipment. From beginning to end of the Instinctive Drowning Response people’s bodies remain upright in the water, with no evidence of a supporting kick. Unless rescued by a trained lifeguard, these drowning people can only struggle on the surface of the water from 20 to 60 seconds before submersion occurs.” This doesn’t mean that a person that is yelling for help and thrashing isn’t in real trouble—they are experiencing aquatic distress. Not always present before the Instinctive Drowning Response, aquatic distress doesn’t last long—but unlike true drowning, these victims can still assist in their own rescue. They can grab lifelines, throw rings, etc. Look for these other signs of drowning when persons are in the water: Head low in the water, mouth at water level Head tilted back with mouth open Eyes glassy and empty, unable to focus Eyes closed Hair over forehead or eyes Not using legs—vertical Hyperventilating or gasping Trying to swim in a particular direction but not making headway Trying to roll over on the back Appear to be climbing an invisible ladder So if a crew member falls overboard and everything looks OK—don’t be too sure. Sometimes the most common indication that someone is drowning is that they don’t look like they’re drowning. They may just look like they are treading water and looking up at the deck. One way to be sure? Ask them, “Are you all right?” If they can answer at all—they probably are. If they return a blank stare, you may have less than 30 seconds to get to them. And parents—children playing in the water make noise. When they get quiet, you get to them and find out why. Source/article: [x] Follow Ultrafacts for more facts! BOOST FOR THE SUMMER. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. Can I just say thank you to OP for putting such a detailed description on this? I’ve been a lifeguard for 6 years now and of all the saves I’ve done, maybe two or three had people drowning in the stereotypical thrashing style. And even those, like the save I made last weekend, it was exactly like OP describes where the person’s head is going in and out of the water but it isn’t long enough to get any air. Mostly you recognize drowning by the look on someone’s face. If someone looks wide eyed and terrified or confused, chances are they’re drowning. That look of “oh shit” is pretty easily recognizable. And even if you can’t tell for sure: GO AFTER THEM ANYWAY. I’ve done “saves” where a kid was pretending to drown and I mistook it for real drowning, but that’s preferable to a kid ACTUALLY drowning. Also please remember that even strong swimmers can drown if they have a medical emergency, get cramps, or get too tired. If your friend knows how to swim but they’re acting funny get them to land. And even if someone can respond when you ask them if they need help, if they say they do need help? GO HELP THEM. However . If the victim is a stranger, I can’t recommend trying to get them. Lifeguards literally train to escape “attacks,” because people who are drowning can freak the fuck out and grab you and make YOU drown as well. If you do go in after someone, take hold of them from the back and talk to them the whole time. IF YOU ARE GRABBED: duck down into the water as low as you can get. The person is panicking and won’t want to go under water and should release you. Shove up at their hands and push them away from you as you duck under. Don’t die trying to save someone else. Please guys, read and memorize this post. Not all places have lifeguards. Being able to recognize drowning is such an important skill to have and you can save someone’s life.
Leverage: Drowning in real life looks nothing like in the
 movies, and in fact many parents actually
 watch their children drown, having no idea
 that it's happening
 Ultrafacts.tumblr.com
faikitty:
mermaibee:

ultrafacts:

According to the CDC, in 10 percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch the child do it, having no idea it is happening. Drowning does not look like drowning—Dr. Pia, in an article in the Coast Guard’s On Scene magazine, described the Instinctive Drowning Response like this:
“Except in rare circumstances, drowning people are physiologically unable to call out for help. The respiratory system was designed for breathing. Speech is the secondary or overlaid function. Breathing must be fulfilled before speech occurs.
Drowning people’s mouths alternately sink below and reappear above the surface of the water. The mouths of drowning people are not above the surface of the water long enough for them to exhale, inhale, and call out for help. When the drowning people’s mouths are above the surface, they exhale and inhale quickly as their mouths start to sink below the surface of the water.
Drowning people cannot wave for help. Nature instinctively forces them to extend their arms laterally and press down on the water’s surface. Pressing down on the surface of the water permits drowning people to leverage their bodies so they can lift their mouths out of the water to breathe.
Throughout the Instinctive Drowning Response, drowning people cannot voluntarily control their arm movements. Physiologically, drowning people who are struggling on the surface of the water cannot stop drowning and perform voluntary movements such as waving for help, moving toward a rescuer, or reaching out for a piece of rescue equipment.
From beginning to end of the Instinctive Drowning Response people’s bodies remain upright in the water, with no evidence of a supporting kick. Unless rescued by a trained lifeguard, these drowning people can only struggle on the surface of the water from 20 to 60 seconds before submersion occurs.”
This doesn’t mean that a person that is yelling for help and thrashing isn’t in real trouble—they are experiencing aquatic distress. Not always present before the Instinctive Drowning Response, aquatic distress doesn’t last long—but unlike true drowning, these victims can still assist in their own rescue. They can grab lifelines, throw rings, etc.
Look for these other signs of drowning when persons are in the water:
Head low in the water, mouth at water level
Head tilted back with mouth open
Eyes glassy and empty, unable to focus
Eyes closed
Hair over forehead or eyes
Not using legs—vertical
Hyperventilating or gasping
Trying to swim in a particular direction but not making headway
Trying to roll over on the back
Appear to be climbing an invisible ladder
So if a crew member falls overboard and everything looks OK—don’t be too sure. Sometimes the most common indication that someone is drowning is that they don’t look like they’re drowning. They may just look like they are treading water and looking up at the deck. One way to be sure? Ask them, “Are you all right?” If they can answer at all—they probably are. If they return a blank stare, you may have less than 30 seconds to get to them. And parents—children playing in the water make noise. When they get quiet, you get to them and find out why.
Source/article: [x] 
Follow Ultrafacts for more facts!


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Can I just say thank you to OP for putting such a detailed description on this?
I’ve been a lifeguard for 6 years now and of all the saves I’ve done, maybe two or three had people drowning in the stereotypical thrashing style. And even those, like the save I made last weekend, it was exactly like OP describes where the person’s head is going in and out of the water but it isn’t long enough to get any air. Mostly you recognize drowning by the look on someone’s face. If someone looks wide eyed and terrified or confused, chances are they’re drowning. That look of “oh shit” is pretty easily recognizable. And even if you can’t tell for sure: GO AFTER THEM ANYWAY. I’ve done “saves” where a kid was pretending to drown and I mistook it for real drowning, but that’s preferable to a kid ACTUALLY drowning.
Also please remember that even strong swimmers can drown if they have a medical emergency, get cramps, or get too tired. If your friend knows how to swim but they’re acting funny get them to land. And even if someone can respond when you ask them if they need help, if they say they do need help? GO HELP THEM.

However . If the victim is a stranger, I can’t recommend trying to get  them. Lifeguards literally train to escape “attacks,” because people who are drowning can freak the fuck out and grab you and make YOU drown as well. If you do go in after someone, take hold of them from the back and talk to them the whole time. IF YOU ARE GRABBED: duck down into the water as low as you can get. The person is panicking and won’t want to go under water and should release you. Shove up at their hands and push them away from you as you duck under. Don’t die trying to save someone else.
Please guys, read and memorize this post. Not all places have lifeguards. Being able to recognize drowning is such an important skill to have and you can save someone’s life.

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Leverage: THE PERFECT RESUME FOR SOMEONE WITH NO EXPERIENCE The lavout is clean and easy to read MARIA HUDSON 2. 212-###.#### . emailaddress@marist.edu-LinkedIn URL PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING INTERN Highly motivated communications student seeking internship opportunities in advertising or public relations. Interested in leveraging social media experience and writing skills to positively contribute to an organization's corporate or departmental t includes a link to Maria's professional profile. objectives, while gaining valuable industry experience. Bilingual: fluent in Spanish and English. EDUCATION Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY (Expected Graduation: Spring 2016) Bachelor of Arts (BA.) in communication; concentration in public relations . Cumulative GPA: 3.7/4.0 Morris Hills High School. Rockaway, NJ (Graduation: June 2012) RELEVANT COLLEGE COURSEWORK Writing for College Introduction to Communication Public Presentations Principles of Advertising Maria's goal!s are clear. LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS Member. Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Poughkeepsie, NY (Spring 2014-present) Secretary. Communication Arts Society Poughkeepsie, NY (Spring 2013- present) Vice President Morris Hills High School Student Council. Rockaway, NJ (2011- 2012) Varsity Member Morris Hills High School Field Hockey Team Rockaway, NJ (Fall 2011) It plays up Maria's selling points 4 ACHIEVEMENTS Dean's List Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY (Spring 2013) Academic Scholarship Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY (2012) National Honor Society Morris Hills High School. Rockaway, NJ (2011- 2012) SKILLS Proficient in Microsoft Office: MS Word MS PowerPoint MS Excel Online Research . Social Media: Twitter·Instagram . Facebook . Tumblr Bilingual: fluent in Spanish (writing and speaking) and English It includes some references to high school WORK EXPERIENCE Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill Parsippany, NJ (Summer 2013) Popular neighborhood restaurant with nearly 2,000 locations across North America Server Successfully multitasked to serve more than one customer at a time and provide a pleasant dining experience · Communicated orders to the kitchen staff and ensured that all orders were accurate and delivered on time .Restocked service areas with supplies. It lists her social media skills. Frog Falls Waterpark Wharton, NJ (Summer 2011, 2012, 2013) Membership-only facility featuring water slides, 25-yard lap lanes, a leisure pool, a lazy river, and a child activity pool Lifeguard Responsible for managing Frog Falls Waterpark's social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Ensured the safety of all swimmers by recognizing emergencies and responding immediately .Provided First Aid immediately and effectively to injured patrons (Certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED) Enforced all policies and procedures pertaining to aquatic facilities; maintained records, reports and activity logs. It doesn't include a list of references. BUSINESS INSIDER jadelyn: chronic-illness-cat: titleknown: hueva-york: la-bufadora: businessinsider: Infographic: 7 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume For Someone With No Experience yoooo what i need by tomorrow AAAAAHHHHH!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Reblogging because I WISH I HAD FUCKING KNOWN ABOUT THIS IN HIGH SCHOOL YEARS AGO! Dear sick Kitties, Please save this to your computer because one day you might be well enough to work in some capacity and it’s unfair for you to have blank spots on your resume/CV. You have worth and validity even if you don’t have a huge work history. YOU have value. This is mostly really good, but I have a couple minor disagreements.  So…here are three recommendations from an HR person who reads a shitton of resumes every day: Move the skills section up to the top!  You know what I give a fuck about the most when I’m reading a resume (at least for entry-level positions)?  WHAT YOU CAN DO.  I frankly don’t give a shit where you learned it.  Tell me what you’re capable of in concrete terms, organized in a bullet-points list or table that I can quickly scan to see if you even stand a chance of matching what we need, because that is all I’m doing in those critical first couple of seconds that decides whether I even bother looking at the rest of the resume.  (Which I get sounds kinda callous but when I have to get through a couple dozen resumes, meaning download, open, read, decide what to do, forward it to the appropriate person if it makes the cut with my comments/summary/recommendations, file it appropriately and go on to the next one, and get back to my other duties and responsibilities - which I don’t have enough hours in the day for as it is - I can’t afford to depth-read every single resume that hits my inbox.) Include volunteer experience as work experience if you have any.  Running the concession stand at a high school club event of some kind counts as cash handling and customer service experience.  Making blog themes for your friends counts as web design experience.  Just because you weren’t getting paid doesn’t mean it wasn’t work experience you can potentially leverage to get actual paying work. Rework that top statement - in its current form it’s looking like some odd hybrid of an executive summary (good!) and an objective statement (bad!), and I’m not sure how I feel about it tbh.  I think it’s the “leveraging…to positively contribute” bit that is pushing all my “ugh no fucking shit sherlock” buttons.  Like…what were you going to say, that you want to skate along doing the bare minimum amount of work and you don’t give a shit about the organization’s goals?  I see way too many regurgitated statements like that - “positively contribute” and “maximize success” and “utilize my skills to further goals” etc. - and they just make my eyes roll out of my head at this point because they’re so generically corporate.  I’d rather see a declarative statement about what you are and what you can do, than what you want. However, huge massive bonus points for putting language fluency right there at the top where I don’t have to go hunting for it - language skills are ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS A PLUS and you want to highlight that shit as hard as you can.  Shove that language fluency in my fucking face, PLEASE.  Better that than having to scour your work history for mention of translation or anything like that, which I will only do if I’m A: already liking your qualifications so far, and B: totally fucking desperate for someone who speaks goddamn Spanish already.
Leverage: THE PERFECT RESUME FOR
 SOMEONE WITH NO EXPERIENCE
 The lavout is clean
 and easy to read
 MARIA HUDSON
 2.
 212-###.#### . emailaddress@marist.edu-LinkedIn URL
 PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING INTERN
 Highly motivated communications student seeking internship opportunities in advertising or public relations. Interested in
 leveraging social media experience and writing skills to positively contribute to an organization's corporate or departmental
 t includes a link to
 Maria's professional
 profile.
 objectives, while gaining valuable industry experience. Bilingual: fluent in Spanish and English.
 EDUCATION
 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY (Expected Graduation: Spring 2016)
 Bachelor of Arts (BA.) in communication; concentration in public relations . Cumulative GPA: 3.7/4.0
 Morris Hills High School. Rockaway, NJ (Graduation: June 2012)
 RELEVANT COLLEGE COURSEWORK
 Writing for College Introduction to Communication Public Presentations Principles of Advertising
 Maria's goal!s
 are clear.
 LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS
 Member. Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Poughkeepsie, NY (Spring 2014-present)
 Secretary. Communication Arts Society Poughkeepsie, NY (Spring 2013- present)
 Vice President Morris Hills High School Student Council. Rockaway, NJ (2011- 2012)
 Varsity Member Morris Hills High School Field Hockey Team Rockaway, NJ (Fall 2011)
 It plays up Maria's
 selling points
 4
 ACHIEVEMENTS
 Dean's List Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY (Spring 2013)
 Academic Scholarship Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY (2012)
 National Honor Society Morris Hills High School. Rockaway, NJ (2011- 2012)
 SKILLS
 Proficient in Microsoft Office: MS Word MS PowerPoint MS Excel
 Online Research . Social Media: Twitter·Instagram . Facebook . Tumblr
 Bilingual: fluent in Spanish (writing and speaking) and English
 It includes some
 references to high
 school
 WORK EXPERIENCE
 Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill Parsippany, NJ (Summer 2013)
 Popular neighborhood restaurant with nearly 2,000 locations across North America
 Server
 Successfully multitasked to serve more than one customer at a time and provide a pleasant dining experience
 ·
 Communicated orders to the kitchen staff and ensured that all orders were accurate and delivered on time
 .Restocked service areas with supplies.
 It lists her social
 media skills.
 Frog Falls Waterpark Wharton, NJ (Summer 2011, 2012, 2013)
 Membership-only facility featuring water slides, 25-yard lap lanes, a leisure pool, a lazy river, and a child activity pool
 Lifeguard
 Responsible for managing Frog Falls Waterpark's social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
 Ensured the safety of all swimmers by recognizing emergencies and responding immediately
 .Provided First Aid immediately and effectively to injured patrons (Certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED)
 Enforced all policies and procedures pertaining to aquatic facilities; maintained records, reports and activity logs.
 It doesn't include a
 list of references.
 BUSINESS INSIDER
jadelyn:
chronic-illness-cat:


titleknown:

hueva-york:

la-bufadora:

businessinsider:

Infographic: 7 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume For Someone With No Experience

yoooo what i need by tomorrow

AAAAAHHHHH!!!!!!!!!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

Reblogging because I WISH I HAD FUCKING KNOWN ABOUT THIS IN HIGH SCHOOL YEARS AGO!


Dear sick Kitties, Please save this to your computer because one day you might be well enough to work in some capacity and it’s unfair for you to have blank spots on your resume/CV. You have worth and validity even if you don’t have a huge work history. YOU have value.


This is mostly really good, but I have a couple minor disagreements.  So…here are three recommendations from an HR person who reads a shitton of resumes every day:

Move the skills section up to the top!  You know what I give a fuck about the most when I’m reading a resume (at least for entry-level positions)?  WHAT YOU CAN DO.  I frankly don’t give a shit where you learned it.  Tell me what you’re capable of in concrete terms, organized in a bullet-points list or table that I can quickly scan to see if you even stand a chance of matching what we need, because that is all I’m doing in those critical first couple of seconds that decides whether I even bother looking at the rest of the resume.  (Which I get sounds kinda callous but when I have to get through a couple dozen resumes, meaning download, open, read, decide what to do, forward it to the appropriate person if it makes the cut with my comments/summary/recommendations, file it appropriately and go on to the next one, and get back to my other duties and responsibilities - which I don’t have enough hours in the day for as it is - I can’t afford to depth-read every single resume that hits my inbox.)

Include volunteer experience as work experience if you have any.  Running the concession stand at a high school club event of some kind counts as cash handling and customer service experience.  Making blog themes for your friends counts as web design experience.  Just because you weren’t getting paid doesn’t mean it wasn’t work experience you can potentially leverage to get actual paying work.

Rework that top statement - in its current form it’s looking like some odd hybrid of an executive summary (good!) and an objective statement (bad!), and I’m not sure how I feel about it tbh.  I think it’s the “leveraging…to positively contribute” bit that is pushing all my “ugh no fucking shit sherlock” buttons.  Like…what were you going to say, that you want to skate along doing the bare minimum amount of work and you don’t give a shit about the organization’s goals?  I see way too many regurgitated statements like that - “positively contribute” and “maximize success” and “utilize my skills to further goals” etc. - and they just make my eyes roll out of my head at this point because they’re so generically corporate.  I’d rather see a declarative statement about what you are and what you can do, than what you want.
However, huge massive bonus points for putting language fluency right there at the top where I don’t have to go hunting for it - language skills are ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS A PLUS and you want to highlight that shit as hard as you can.  Shove that language fluency in my fucking face, PLEASE.  Better that than having to scour your work history for mention of translation or anything like that, which I will only do if I’m A: already liking your qualifications so far, and B: totally fucking desperate for someone who speaks goddamn Spanish already.

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Leverage: Drowning in real life looks nothing like in the movies, and in fact many parents actually watch their children drown, having no idea that it's happening Ultrafacts.tumblr.com mermaibee: ultrafacts: According to the CDC, in 10 percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch the child do it, having no idea it is happening. Drowning does not look like drowning—Dr. Pia, in an article in the Coast Guard’s On Scene magazine, described the Instinctive Drowning Response like this: “Except in rare circumstances, drowning people are physiologically unable to call out for help. The respiratory system was designed for breathing. Speech is the secondary or overlaid function. Breathing must be fulfilled before speech occurs. Drowning people’s mouths alternately sink below and reappear above the surface of the water. The mouths of drowning people are not above the surface of the water long enough for them to exhale, inhale, and call out for help. When the drowning people’s mouths are above the surface, they exhale and inhale quickly as their mouths start to sink below the surface of the water. Drowning people cannot wave for help. Nature instinctively forces them to extend their arms laterally and press down on the water’s surface. Pressing down on the surface of the water permits drowning people to leverage their bodies so they can lift their mouths out of the water to breathe. Throughout the Instinctive Drowning Response, drowning people cannot voluntarily control their arm movements. Physiologically, drowning people who are struggling on the surface of the water cannot stop drowning and perform voluntary movements such as waving for help, moving toward a rescuer, or reaching out for a piece of rescue equipment. From beginning to end of the Instinctive Drowning Response people’s bodies remain upright in the water, with no evidence of a supporting kick. Unless rescued by a trained lifeguard, these drowning people can only struggle on the surface of the water from 20 to 60 seconds before submersion occurs.” This doesn’t mean that a person that is yelling for help and thrashing isn’t in real trouble—they are experiencing aquatic distress. Not always present before the Instinctive Drowning Response, aquatic distress doesn’t last long—but unlike true drowning, these victims can still assist in their own rescue. They can grab lifelines, throw rings, etc. Look for these other signs of drowning when persons are in the water: Head low in the water, mouth at water level Head tilted back with mouth open Eyes glassy and empty, unable to focus Eyes closed Hair over forehead or eyes Not using legs—vertical Hyperventilating or gasping Trying to swim in a particular direction but not making headway Trying to roll over on the back Appear to be climbing an invisible ladder So if a crew member falls overboard and everything looks OK—don’t be too sure. Sometimes the most common indication that someone is drowning is that they don’t look like they’re drowning. They may just look like they are treading water and looking up at the deck. One way to be sure? Ask them, “Are you all right?” If they can answer at all—they probably are. If they return a blank stare, you may have less than 30 seconds to get to them. And parents—children playing in the water make noise. When they get quiet, you get to them and find out why. Source/article: [x] Follow Ultrafacts for more facts! BOOST FOR THE SUMMER. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.
Leverage: Drowning in real life looks nothing like in the
 movies, and in fact many parents actually
 watch their children drown, having no idea
 that it's happening
 Ultrafacts.tumblr.com
mermaibee:
ultrafacts:

According to the CDC, in 10 percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch the child do it, having no idea it is happening. Drowning does not look like drowning—Dr. Pia, in an article in the Coast Guard’s On Scene magazine, described the Instinctive Drowning Response like this:
“Except in rare circumstances, drowning people are physiologically unable to call out for help. The respiratory system was designed for breathing. Speech is the secondary or overlaid function. Breathing must be fulfilled before speech occurs.
Drowning people’s mouths alternately sink below and reappear above the surface of the water. The mouths of drowning people are not above the surface of the water long enough for them to exhale, inhale, and call out for help. When the drowning people’s mouths are above the surface, they exhale and inhale quickly as their mouths start to sink below the surface of the water.
Drowning people cannot wave for help. Nature instinctively forces them to extend their arms laterally and press down on the water’s surface. Pressing down on the surface of the water permits drowning people to leverage their bodies so they can lift their mouths out of the water to breathe.
Throughout the Instinctive Drowning Response, drowning people cannot voluntarily control their arm movements. Physiologically, drowning people who are struggling on the surface of the water cannot stop drowning and perform voluntary movements such as waving for help, moving toward a rescuer, or reaching out for a piece of rescue equipment.
From beginning to end of the Instinctive Drowning Response people’s bodies remain upright in the water, with no evidence of a supporting kick. Unless rescued by a trained lifeguard, these drowning people can only struggle on the surface of the water from 20 to 60 seconds before submersion occurs.”
This doesn’t mean that a person that is yelling for help and thrashing isn’t in real trouble—they are experiencing aquatic distress. Not always present before the Instinctive Drowning Response, aquatic distress doesn’t last long—but unlike true drowning, these victims can still assist in their own rescue. They can grab lifelines, throw rings, etc.
Look for these other signs of drowning when persons are in the water:
Head low in the water, mouth at water level
Head tilted back with mouth open
Eyes glassy and empty, unable to focus
Eyes closed
Hair over forehead or eyes
Not using legs—vertical
Hyperventilating or gasping
Trying to swim in a particular direction but not making headway
Trying to roll over on the back
Appear to be climbing an invisible ladder
So if a crew member falls overboard and everything looks OK—don’t be too sure. Sometimes the most common indication that someone is drowning is that they don’t look like they’re drowning. They may just look like they are treading water and looking up at the deck. One way to be sure? Ask them, “Are you all right?” If they can answer at all—they probably are. If they return a blank stare, you may have less than 30 seconds to get to them. And parents—children playing in the water make noise. When they get quiet, you get to them and find out why.
Source/article: [x] 
Follow Ultrafacts for more facts!


BOOST FOR THE SUMMER. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.

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Leverage: "YES, YOUR TRANSFORMATION WILL BE HARD. YES, YOU WILL FEE FRIGHTENED MESSED UP AND KNOCKED DOWN. YES, YOU'LL WANT TO STOP. YES IT'S THE BEST WORK YOU'LL EVER DO ROBIN SHARMA Wanted to share some seriously valuable information on exponential productivity + getting giant ambitions done in this post. I strongly encourage you to get away from the noise of life and really digest it deeply over the next 5 minutes. [Your potential will applaud you for it]. And so…let’s go… …All of the billionaires, NBA stars, music legends and ultra-performers I personally advise and who show up at my events are “freaks”. They just see the world through a very different set of lenses than most people. They have a very different sequence of values. And they have a uniquely different series of personal protocols. And so, like anyone who operates at the highest level of ingenuity, productivity and audacity, they have had to develop a strong interior core that allows them to keep on rising to wow in the face of society calling them strange… …A-players also understand that their 5 most valuable [and scarce] resources are as follows: 1: Their Mental Focus. Without extreme concentration on your craft and “vital few” priorities, you’ll spread your brain’s bandwidth over many things. And, ultimately, end up genius at nothing. By dialling in your focus, you’ll leverage the neuroscientific rule that says “neurons that fire together wire together”. [Write that one down. Please.] Next, your massive focus activates a certain type of brain cell called an oligodendrocyte which then triggers the production of myelin, a fatty tissue that wraps around the neural pathway related to the skill you’re practicing. Myelin is “The Material of Genius” in many ways as it accelerates your learning speed and heightens your perception. This is how Wayne Gretzky was able to skate to where the puck was going. And how tennis star Serena Williams has done what she has. Cool, right? Implementation tactic: Zero Device Days [ZDD]. These are days where you put your phone in a plastic baggie and leave your devices in another room. Carve out a space with no distractions called your Dream Room. Go there. Set an old-school timer for 2-3 hours. And don’t get up until you’ve done real work versus the fake stuff ordinary performers... Read the rest of this post on my Facebook page.
Leverage: "YES, YOUR
 TRANSFORMATION
 WILL BE HARD.
 YES, YOU WILL FEE
 FRIGHTENED
 MESSED UP AND
 KNOCKED DOWN.
 YES, YOU'LL
 WANT TO STOP.
 YES IT'S THE
 BEST WORK
 YOU'LL EVER DO
 ROBIN SHARMA
Wanted to share some seriously valuable information on exponential productivity + getting giant ambitions done in this post. I strongly encourage you to get away from the noise of life and really digest it deeply over the next 5 minutes. [Your potential will applaud you for it]. And so…let’s go… …All of the billionaires, NBA stars, music legends and ultra-performers I personally advise and who show up at my events are “freaks”. They just see the world through a very different set of lenses than most people. They have a very different sequence of values. And they have a uniquely different series of personal protocols. And so, like anyone who operates at the highest level of ingenuity, productivity and audacity, they have had to develop a strong interior core that allows them to keep on rising to wow in the face of society calling them strange… …A-players also understand that their 5 most valuable [and scarce] resources are as follows: 1: Their Mental Focus. Without extreme concentration on your craft and “vital few” priorities, you’ll spread your brain’s bandwidth over many things. And, ultimately, end up genius at nothing. By dialling in your focus, you’ll leverage the neuroscientific rule that says “neurons that fire together wire together”. [Write that one down. Please.] Next, your massive focus activates a certain type of brain cell called an oligodendrocyte which then triggers the production of myelin, a fatty tissue that wraps around the neural pathway related to the skill you’re practicing. Myelin is “The Material of Genius” in many ways as it accelerates your learning speed and heightens your perception. This is how Wayne Gretzky was able to skate to where the puck was going. And how tennis star Serena Williams has done what she has. Cool, right? Implementation tactic: Zero Device Days [ZDD]. These are days where you put your phone in a plastic baggie and leave your devices in another room. Carve out a space with no distractions called your Dream Room. Go there. Set an old-school timer for 2-3 hours. And don’t get up until you’ve done real work versus the fake stuff ordinary performers... Read the rest of this post on my Facebook page.

Wanted to share some seriously valuable information on exponential productivity + getting giant ambitions done in this post. I strongly e...

Leverage: Romanian Deadlift Technique p @dr jacob harden 2 WAYS TO DO THE ROMANIAN DEADLIFT There are a couple ways to perform a Romanian Deadlift. One has you sit as far back as possible into your heels and the other keeps the weight forward into the midfoot.👣⚖ . ☝In the first version, the exaggerated motion of sitting back allows you to counterbalance the load on the bar to help you hold your position, which lets you lift heavier weight. This is fine if you can control the weight and hold a neutral spinal position and may be the only way for very flexible people feel a stretch in the posterior chain. . ✌The latter version still uses a hip hinge, but does not use as large of a shift backwards. Instead, grip the ground with your toes and feet and keep your weight in your midfoot throughout the movement. . You can still achieve the same ROM in the glutes and hamstrings, but you remove the counterbalanced leverage. This means you will have to use a lighter weight, but you will rely solely on muscular effort to control your positions.💪 . I have also found that the lighter load makes it easier to control your spinal positioning so it is my preferred method for those that find themselves getting back pain with this movement.🤕 Try them out, see what you feel best with, and go get yourselves strong! Tag a friend and share the wealth! MyodetoxOrlando Myodetox
Leverage: Romanian
 Deadlift
 Technique p
 @dr jacob harden
2 WAYS TO DO THE ROMANIAN DEADLIFT There are a couple ways to perform a Romanian Deadlift. One has you sit as far back as possible into your heels and the other keeps the weight forward into the midfoot.👣⚖ . ☝In the first version, the exaggerated motion of sitting back allows you to counterbalance the load on the bar to help you hold your position, which lets you lift heavier weight. This is fine if you can control the weight and hold a neutral spinal position and may be the only way for very flexible people feel a stretch in the posterior chain. . ✌The latter version still uses a hip hinge, but does not use as large of a shift backwards. Instead, grip the ground with your toes and feet and keep your weight in your midfoot throughout the movement. . You can still achieve the same ROM in the glutes and hamstrings, but you remove the counterbalanced leverage. This means you will have to use a lighter weight, but you will rely solely on muscular effort to control your positions.💪 . I have also found that the lighter load makes it easier to control your spinal positioning so it is my preferred method for those that find themselves getting back pain with this movement.🤕 Try them out, see what you feel best with, and go get yourselves strong! Tag a friend and share the wealth! MyodetoxOrlando Myodetox

2 WAYS TO DO THE ROMANIAN DEADLIFT There are a couple ways to perform a Romanian Deadlift. One has you sit as far back as possible into y...

Leverage: Airbnb Offers Free Housing To Those Impacted By Travel Ban @balleralert airbnb Airbnb Offers Free Housing To Those Impacted By Travel Ban -blogged by @BenitaShae ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Airbnb has announced that they will help those affected by DonaldTrump's immigration travel ban by offering free housing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The company's co-founder and CEO BrianChesky said via Facebook that Airbnb will provide free housing to refugees and people not in their hometown who are denied access to flights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "We have 3M homes, so we can definitely find people a place to stay," he wrote. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to an Airbnb spokesperson who spoke with Mashable, more details are to be shared in the next few days. "We will leverage existing tools, like our disaster response tools, among others," he said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The company's "disaster response tool" helps Airbnb hosts offer free housing to those who become displaced during an unfortunate event. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Chesky added, "Not allowing countries or refugees into America is not right, and we must stand with those who are affected."
Leverage: Airbnb Offers Free Housing To
 Those Impacted By Travel Ban
 @balleralert
 airbnb
Airbnb Offers Free Housing To Those Impacted By Travel Ban -blogged by @BenitaShae ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Airbnb has announced that they will help those affected by DonaldTrump's immigration travel ban by offering free housing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The company's co-founder and CEO BrianChesky said via Facebook that Airbnb will provide free housing to refugees and people not in their hometown who are denied access to flights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "We have 3M homes, so we can definitely find people a place to stay," he wrote. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to an Airbnb spokesperson who spoke with Mashable, more details are to be shared in the next few days. "We will leverage existing tools, like our disaster response tools, among others," he said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The company's "disaster response tool" helps Airbnb hosts offer free housing to those who become displaced during an unfortunate event. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Chesky added, "Not allowing countries or refugees into America is not right, and we must stand with those who are affected."

Airbnb Offers Free Housing To Those Impacted By Travel Ban -blogged by @BenitaShae ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Airbnb has announced that they wil...

Leverage: 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION <p><a href="http://thepicturepixie.tumblr.com/post/152143055111/thespookyblackconservative-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">thepicturepixie</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thespookyblackconservative.tumblr.com/post/152142810629">thespookyblackconservative</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/152142044614">celticpyro</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://isabellarainbow.tumblr.com/post/148449265853">isabellarainbow</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>So accurate</p> </blockquote> <p>Wait who’s supposed to be who here?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>Hillary is obviously Umbridge – using the power of the government to leverage the removal and restriction of personal rights, as well as participating in conspiracies.</p> <p>Trump is Voldy, using prejudices to create division and mobilize people toward some ideal of purity, not dissimilar to nationalism.</p> </blockquote> <p>Trump isn’t a racist though. <a href="http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/airline-couldnt-help-sick-child-so-donald-trump-came-to-the-rescue/">http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/airline-couldnt-help-sick-child-so-donald-trump-came-to-the-rescue/</a></p> <p><a href="http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/21/remember-when-trump-got-palm-beachs-country-clubs-to-desegregate-neither-does-the-media/">http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/21/remember-when-trump-got-palm-beachs-country-clubs-to-desegregate-neither-does-the-media/</a> <br/></p> <p>Like at all.</p> </blockquote> <p>Wow way to take the train way off the tracks when I didn’t even mention racism once in my response. Methinks thou dost protest too much.</p>
Leverage: 2016
 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
<p><a href="http://thepicturepixie.tumblr.com/post/152143055111/thespookyblackconservative-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">thepicturepixie</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://thespookyblackconservative.tumblr.com/post/152142810629">thespookyblackconservative</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/152142044614">celticpyro</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://isabellarainbow.tumblr.com/post/148449265853">isabellarainbow</a>:</p>
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<p>So accurate</p>
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<p>Wait who’s supposed to be who here?<br/></p>
</blockquote>
<p>Hillary is obviously Umbridge – using the power of the government to leverage the removal and restriction of personal rights, as well as participating in conspiracies.</p>
<p>Trump is Voldy, using prejudices to create division and mobilize people toward some ideal of purity, not dissimilar to nationalism.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>Trump isn’t a racist though. <a href="http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/airline-couldnt-help-sick-child-so-donald-trump-came-to-the-rescue/">http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/airline-couldnt-help-sick-child-so-donald-trump-came-to-the-rescue/</a></p>
<p><a href="http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/21/remember-when-trump-got-palm-beachs-country-clubs-to-desegregate-neither-does-the-media/">http://dailycaller.com/2016/09/21/remember-when-trump-got-palm-beachs-country-clubs-to-desegregate-neither-does-the-media/</a> <br/></p>
<p>Like at all.</p>
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<p>Wow way to take the train way off the tracks when I didn’t even mention racism once in my response. Methinks thou dost protest too much.</p>

<p><a href="http://thepicturepixie.tumblr.com/post/152143055111/thespookyblackconservative-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">thepicturepixi...