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JM Miana
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Everyone is like a book with a story to tell. Through our existence, we also write together the story of this world full of stories. And here is mine:

My name is Jose. I’m a Spaniard with a strong curiosity for everything. I have been this way since I can remember — since when I jumped off my cradle to see what would happen.

I write about several things, like health and fitness, psychology, self-development (do not mistake it with self-help), psychology, and sometimes politics. Now I also do a lot of humor; It was to be expected.

Don’t expect…


CAR TIPS

What you need to know to prevent your car from getting “heatstroke”

Car breakdown
Car breakdown
Photo by Daniel Klein on Unsplash

Summer is the favorite time for many. However, it can be spoiled because of the most common breakdowns that our vehicle can suffer.

Nobody enjoys getting stranded on the way to the beach and spending part of their budget to repair their vehicle, so today I will tell you which are the most common breakdowns that your car can suffer and how to prevent them.

  1. Engine heat. Summer brings temperatures up a lot, and if you add an antifreeze leak, you can end stranded with a useless car in the middle of a long trip. It’s a good idea to…

TECHNOLOGY

Hydrogen can be useful for road transport and long distances

Tesla
Tesla
Photo by Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash

What Happened to hydrogen vehicles?

Right now, everybody is talking about EVs. All of us are familiar with Tesla in some degree. Electric cars have sparked the interest of the general population, and it show in many Facebook posts; And it’s for a reason. Electric cars have developed to a point where they can cover distances up to 500 km, and their charging time takes a lot less than just two years ago.

Electric cars are becoming a good option for those who can afford a private parking spot and a charger. They provide basic transportation for daily commuting, and…


FILM

His eccentric ways gave him trouble and also his own light

Nicolas Cage in Con Air
Nicolas Cage in Con Air
Picture propriety of Touchstone Pictures (Walt Disney Company)

It was one of those days when everything goes wrong. It was late; I was tired and in need of one of those movies that are simply entertaining, and nothing is more entertaining than a Nicolas Cage film. The movie I chose was Willy’s Wonderland, and I enjoyed every bit of it.

Willy’s Wonderland narrates the adventures of a Janitor (Nicolas Cage) who is not really into small talk, or any kind of talking, while he tries to survive a night locked inside an abandoned amusement park with a gang of psychotic, serial killer, satanic animatronics that have the bad…


MEDIUM

It’s not me, it’s you

Mask
Mask
Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash

Why should I read another story on the best ways to invest in crypto if your advice is not honest?

On Writing Quality

I discovered Medium last year while I was looking for ways to monetize my personal website. It was love at first sight.

Medium offered a place to post my thoughts, and it also promised me some money if enough members read my posts. Making money sounded right to me, so I signed up and started writing my thoughts.

After some time, I discovered some authors like Tim Denning who seemed to do great here and wrote a lot of advice…


Society

The other 80% share stories without actually reading them

I was reading with my Kindle ereader
I was reading with my Kindle ereader
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While some others do actually read a bit more in the authors’ profiles, so the can understand what is exactly going on, and why those percentages to not really add-up.

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CARS

A quick guide on how to keep clean the inside of your car

Classic car dashboard
Classic car dashboard
Image by Melk Hagelslag from Pixabay

Our car is a place where we spend hours sitting, whether it’s commuting to work or the expected beach vacation. We know that the presence of mites and dust is bad for our lungs, and besides, nobody likes dirty environments.

That is why taking care and keeping clean our vehicle is very important, and in the following paragraphs we will learn how to do it properly.

Dashboard cleaning

We will start with the dashboard, since it is the most visible part and in which we will first see any dust. …


WRITING

If they want to help other writers they should at least check the links they post.

Tired man.
Tired man.
Photo by Christian Erfurt on Unsplash

There are few things that anger me more than crappy writing advice for writing. There are articles that promise to teach you how to design a header that will attract tons of visits to your post, there are articles that promise you the way to win at every Vocal contest. And then there’s one of the worst kinds. The unchecked list of sites that pay for your writing.

They proliferate everywhere. You just have to do a quick Google search to find a dozen of websites assuring you they have a list of places that pay “+$200 for article”. Some…


MENTAL HEALTH

Our attention span has diminished because of our addiction to social media

Evil cellphone
Evil cellphone
Photo by César Abner Martínez Aguilar on Unsplash, modified by the author

We rarely think about this. But our lives are stressful, and the primary cause to blame is inside our pocket. It’s our cellphone.

Yes. That piece of plastic keeps us all day vigilant. We are always awaiting the next notification that will send some pleasure to our brain. Like the next high. We never think about this, but we are drug addicts.

Our society regards as a common behavior the indiscriminate use of cellphones on any occasion.

I am not exaggerating. Every interaction with our phone releases chemicals to our brain that can make us feel pleasure and become dependent…

JM Miana

I write a lot about cars, philosophy, and revolution. Send your tips, commissions, or insults vía Vocal or Ko-Fi: https://linktr.ee/Jmmiana

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