I Cleansed My Face with Coconut Oil for a Week: Here’s What Happened

What is the oil cleansing method and does it actually work? After being challenged by a friend who raved about the oil cleansing routine and how it transformed her skin, I decided to give it a try. Having very oily skin myself, I’ll admit I was a skeptic. In this post I want to share the basic concept of cleansing skin with coconut oil, my method, and how it worked for me. My Skin I’d …

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9 Ways to Practice Mindfulness That Aren’t Lame or Weird

I’m willing to bet that some of you who are reading this totally aren’t into the mindfulness thing- and HEY, I get it. I wasn’t either. Even though I am a trained mental health professional, I thought mindfulness was just kind of….well, weird. Like, you’re telling me that you want me to sit with my legs crossed, close my eyes, and be all “zen”?? Um, not gonna happen. But guys, mindfulness is SO much more …

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Combating Negativity and Staying Positive During Pregnancy

This morning I really wanted to take a moment to talk to you all about something that’s been bothering me a lot lately. This isn’t going to be a rant, but I’m hoping it can be a bit motivational for those of you who are pregnant or are planning to have kids at some point in your life. Even those of you who have kids already! Anyone who’s been pregnant has probably received a few too …

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How To Be Happy Despite Your Anxiety

Unhappy right now? What actually is happiness? Why do we chase happiness and is happiness the meaning of life? Here’s some answers for you! As a human being, I’m always looking at ways to improve my over all happiness. After all, who actually wants to be unhappy? Whether it comes to home life, work life or your hobbies there’s always room for improvement. See, when it comes to anxiety, it can really affect your happiness, …

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5 Ways To Stop Mindless Evening Snacking

It’s 8 p.m., you finally get a chance to sit down and relax, but what do you do first? Go to the kitchen to get a snack. Maybe some chocolate, a handful of chips or maybe a few cookies. I mean you just ate dinner and you aren’t really hungry, but you have to eat a snack while watching Chicago Fire…Right? This has been me for SO many years. I always get home after a …

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8 Essential Foods that You Should Eat to Enhance Your Brainpower and Memory

As person gets older, his or her brainpower tends to decline gradually and he or she may unconsciously forget some events, names, places and others. That’s why if you wish to increase and sharpen your brainpower and you memory, then you have to pay attention on what you are trying to eat. Food that you are about to eat can positively have an effect on the power of your brain. So, for us to help …

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Lifestyle Lessons From Our Elders

It’s hard to deny that we have things pretty sweet these days. We don’t have to rely on snail mail to connect with our friends and family, we don’t have to wee in a tin shed out in the backyard, and we don’t have to spend months at sea if we want to visit our international neighbors. Heck, we don’t even have to wait in line at the post office without tapping into some form …

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Fruit Diet Plan For Weight Loss – Benefits and Risk

One of the biggest problems with losing weight is finding a diet that someone can enjoy.  Many people have a serious addiction to sweets and the idea of cutting these out forever can be daunting.  There are a number of effective diet options which will help someone lose weight but many of these will focus on weight loss alone.  A fruit diet plan is great because it contributes to someone’s overall health and can be …

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How to stay motivated to exercise

Motivation is a key factor for success. Finding how to stay motivated to exercise probably will be the hardest part for everyone in the journey to physical fitness. Some time ago a big nutrition company made a survey. The survey was about how long it takes for an average person to quit attending a gym. The results showed that the average person quits attending gym after approximately three months from the moment he started. The …

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Best ECG Monitors in UK for Tracking Heart Health

Today’s ECG/EKG monitors allow you to take charge of your health from the comforts of your home. Some of the better models are as good as the real ECG machine, of course, without the mass. These portable ECG can not only gather noteworthy information for your primary care physician, but also alert you to make an emergency call. Many of them are so discreet that you can easily carry them in a spectacle or a …

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