How To Clean A Potted Plant With Water

Potted plants are one of our most beloved items. With so much care put into them, we should definitely be cleaning as much of them as possible. What the science says is that you really don’t have to use chemicals to keep them looking good. Potted plants are one of our most beloved items. With […]

How To Remove Blood Stains From Tissues

You can either try and wait for blood to clot, or you can buy a blood stain removal mask like the one below. If you have a large patch of blood on one of your tender tissues like a toe, try this trick. When your tissues take a hit of the blood, it will go […]

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Why We Want To Eat And Why We Don’t

There are plenty of reasons to eat food. But what about those times when we want to eat but don’t want an unnecessary calorie-laden meal? The truth is, we all want to eat. But sometimes, we eat because our body is telling us we really, really don’t want to. One reason we want to eat […]

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What Your Best Friends Are Missing Out On In This Life

It doesn’t have to be your kids, your best friends, or any old acquaintances to be the ones to hold you accountable for making certain changes in your family’s wellness. When you meet the right person, a great deal of your self-worth, and happiness, depend on what you bring that person: that’s what friendship means. […]

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How To Develop Positive Habits

Positive habits can make you feel better and increase your happiness. If you’ve got a specific goal, how do you decide what habits to build and when? Here are seven habits that appear to increase your happiness. You probably believe that your best-laid plans for your day will always unfold to your liking, and that […]

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What It Means To Be True To Yourself

The first time I ever ran across a quote about self-acceptance, it was a quote on the web from the website True to Self by a woman named Jessica Valenti. She wrote, “I’ve found the difference between self-acceptance and self-delusion to be critical. Self-acceptance leads to courage, self-delusion to apathy.” I agree with her: self-acceptance […]

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How To Make A New Habit

People who fail to learn new skills tend to have more problems with them as the years go by. I realized that if I could change my habits, I could change my body and health as well. You don’t have to be good at one particular thing; try to find a different skill. Once you […]

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How To Stop Smoking Before It Kills You

Even if you smoke, you can stop later. But if you smoke first, and wait till you feel the effects of your addiction, you give it the upper hand. This is why “quit before it kills you” is a well-known health claim in tobacco countries. The problem with a quit-before-it-kills mentality, in my view, is […]

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What Is Anxiety? The Common Sense Answer

The reason our brains are flooded with stimuli and make choices without thought is because they aren’t used to considering the many options that we have to choose from. This explains why you can have one gut feeling about something and change it the next instant. ¬†We are all the same. It sounds silly, but […]

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How To Find A Better Job

I used to hire people to keep my books off the shelf; now my kids and I do it for each other. A big part of life is understanding others’ perceptions and needs, which leads to better performance and more satisfied customers. The biggest reason to find a manager or HR person who cares is […]