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Beginners Guide to Blogging by Beatrice C.

Beginners Guide to Blogging A blog is basically an online journal wherein you can digitally pen down your thoughts, ideas, opinions and practically anything that you want people to read. Blogs come in different styles, formats, and settings, depending on the preference of the user. Many blogging sites, offer built in features such as hyperlink, straight texts, pictures etc. Some blogging sites, even allow you to put video and mp3's on your blogs.    Instead of writing texts, some bloggers choose to make their blogs more audio friendly, by using spoken word entries. This is called audio blogging.   Basically a blog contains these features:   title- which allows you to label your post body- this is the content of your post trackback- other sites can be linked back to your blog permanent link- every article that you write has a URL comments- this allow readers to post comments on your blog.   One of the advantages of blogging, is that it is made of only a few templates. Unlike, other websites that is made up of numerous individual pages. This make it easier for blog users to create new pages, because it

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PROBLOGGING: MAKING MONEY FROM BLOGS

PROBLOGGING: MAKING MONEY FROM BLOGS A weblog (or simply blog) is a website that 'publishes' or features articles (which are called 'blog posts', 'posts', or 'entries'), written by an individual or a group that make use of any or a combination of the following: · Straight texts · Photographs or images (photoblog) · Video (videoblog) · Audio files (audioblog) · Hyperlinks Usually presented and arranged in reverse chronological order, blogs are essentially used for the following purposes: · Online journal or a web diary · Content managament system · Online publishing platform A typical blog has the following components: · Post date -the date and time of the blog entry · Category - the category that the blog belongs to · Title - the title of the blog · Main body - the main content of the blog · RSS and trackback - links the blog back from other sites · Comments - commentaries that are added by readers · Permalinks - the URL of the full article · Other optional items - calendar, archives, blogrolls, and add-ons or plug-ins A blog can also have a footer, usually found at the bottom of the blog, that shows the post date, the author, the category, and the 'stats'

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Body Detox Tips And Advice

A Rejuvenating 5-day Body Detox Plan For You In the present condition, you can no longer survive a single day without encountering pollution. At work, you may not at all be so sure of the cleanliness of the water you drink or of the food you eat. When dealing with people, you can hardly get away from air pollution, be it from smokers, all sorts of sprays or from the exhaust of vehicles. This greatly affects the health in one way or another. Don’t be so sure that when your body does not visibly react, it’s alright. For these reasons, detoxification is necessary in order to keep a healthy body which also results to healthy mind and healthy relationship with people.  Our body has its own means of healing and detoxifying. However, when pollutants that enter our body had been accumulated more than the capacity of self cleansing, we are giving our inside mechanisms a hard time. Then the tissues are stressed and

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About Blogging and More

Blog Software For All Your Blogging Needs Today anyone who has writing ability or is dreaming to be a writer has written a blog in the net. There are blog soft wares that are simple and easy to use and a technically inclined and challenged individuals can easily acquire a blog online.  For some individuals, blogs are their projects of every day living, as they talk about their daily episodes as well as make tribute to friends and family. Furthermore, blogs assume a profound meaning written to compose and assemble political statements, endorse a product, supply information on research, and even offer tutorials. Any subject that are of your interests, you can be sure that someone has written a blog about it. Blogs are now being written by musicians, politicians, sports figures, novelists, newscasters as well as other known figures. It is this blog fever that has raised controversy. The fact that anyone can compose and regarding any subject matter under the sun, complaints about certain write-ups are an issue. In a lot of blogs, names are being mentioned; do bear in mind that although you are entitled to write anything that interests you in a blog, you have to be very careful and take in a lot of responsibility. Do not make any statements which can become controversial; or else, be very prepared. Why a Blog?

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Unleash Your Creative Thinking

Unleash Your Creative Thinking People seem to have the misconception that only a select few are able to unleash a steady flow of creative genius. That is not true at all. The fact is, creativity is very much like a muscle that needs to be exercised in order to consistently give out great results. If you don't practice harnessing creative thinking, this skill will very much atrophy into inexistence. But keep working and this skill will soon come to you in a snap. So how do you unleash your creative thinking? Well, the first thing is to become a human leech. No, we're not talking about just sucking the blood out of every living being available, we're saying that you should take in as much knowledge and learning you can find. Read everything available -- good and bad, and keep your mind open to the infinite possibilities of the universe. The more you know, the more you'll want to know, and the more your faculty of wonder will be exercised. Prepare to be amazed at little facts that add a bit of color into your life.   Focus on a creative activity everyday. Yes, it's an effort. Even doodling is a creative activity. Don't let anything hinder you. Mindlessness may

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Getting started with video blogging

Getting started with video blogging  Video blogging is the next generation of posting ideas and products over the internet.  Everybody knows about text blogging. Now they use videos for a better way of expression. This form of communication may entail a lot of resources, but it is all worth it. If pictures say a thousand words, video blogging exceeds that by far.  A video blog requires larger disk spaces on websites, a faster server, and a whole new set of programs to support it.  Video blogs can be fed through RSS. This is technology of syndicating your website to other RSS aggregators.  Video blogging works with people on the internet expressing their selves. Now if you put this on a business prospective, you are up to a lot of benefits. Think of it as a powerful tool in making showing your prospective customers your line of products or your services. It’s just like showing a commercial all for free. And if you video blog through RSS, then most probably you are getting your target market.   People like to see what they are going to buy. Some would like to see proof and be sure that they are

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Anti Aging Skin Care Tips by Beatrice C.

Anti Aging Skin Care Tips As we all get older we seem to lose that youthful glow that we once had. There are many factors fighting against us to keep our youthful looking skin including, sun, wind, the foods we eat, or the lack of hydration our skin so desperately needs. Quite a few skin care products can help us keep our skin looking better than ever, however, without proper skin care treatment, all the skin care products in the world will not help. To look your best and provide your skin with anti aging skin care you should turn to natural skin care and all natural products.

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Scientific Evidence Reveals "Fountain of Youth" Fo

Scientific Evidence Reveals "Fountain of Youth" Formula Scientists have targeted a very powerful hormone responsible for human growth and cell regeneration that, once harnessed, has all the properties of a bona fide "fountain of youth." It's known as "Human Growth Hormone" and it's an extremely important part of our body's functioning at the cellular level. In fact, not only does HGH promote the growth and regeneration of cells; it also allows other vital functions in our bodies to occur, including... Metabolism Brain function Sexual responses Healing Muscle growth ... and more. However, as we age we experience a drop in HGH levels. All the normal results of aging occur in direct correlation to this drop in HGH. For years, we've simply assumed that this is a natural part of the aging process. And we assumed there was nothing we could do about it. But after a great deal of scientific research and clinical trials, we now know: We were wrong! The Benefits of HGH In study after study, the benefits of HGH are clear - and they are impressive. HGH has been proven to have far-reaching effects, including all of the following: Wrinkle disappearance Improved overall life outlook Exercise tolerance New hair growth Healing

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Marketing and Advertising Tips

Differences between Marketing and Advertising Marketing and Advertising, although they sound similar but in reality they are not. Advertising is only a part of the bigger game called Marketing. Marketing encompasses complete conceptualization of a brand right from research to designing to advertising to sale. Advertising, on the other hand is a component of the marketing process which is nothing but conveying the message through variety of mediums to promote the product. Advertising is one of the most important component of a marketing strategy and also the most expensive. Advertising constitutes sending the message across the public about your company, product or services. It also constitutes behind the scenes work like the process involving formation of various strategies and coming up with a right one to target the viewers. The strategy consists of planning things like placing ads, deciding what media to use, what time, frequency etc. The advertisements are generally placed via mediums like television, snail mail, newspapers, internet, emails, radio, magazines,

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How To Raise Money For Starting A Business

How To Raise Money For Starting A Business The task of raising money for a business is not as difficult as most people seem to think. This is especially true when you have an idea that can make you and your backers rich. Actually, there's more money available for new business ventures than there are good business ideas. A very important rule of the game to learn: Any time you want to raise money, your first move should be to put together a proper prospectus. This prospectus should include a resume of your background, your education, training, experience and any other personal qualities that might be counted as an asset to your potential success. It's also a good idea to list the various loans you've had in the past, what they were for, and your history in paying them off. You'll have to explain in detail how the money you want is going to be used. If it's for an existing business, you'll need a profit and loss record for at least the preceding six months, and a plan showing how this additional money will produce greater profits. If it's a new business, you'll have to show your proposed business plan, your marketing research and projected costs, as well as anticipated income figures, with a summary for each year, over at least a three year period. It'll be advantageous to you to base your cost estimates high, and your income projections on minimal returns. This will enable you to "ride through" those extreme "ups and downs" inherent in any beginning business. You should also describe what makes your business unique---how it differs form your competition and the opportunities for expansion or secondary products. This prospectus will have to state precisely what you're offering the investor in  return for the use of his money. He'll want to know the percentage of interest you're willing to pay, and whether monthly, quarterly or on an annual basis. Are you offering a certain percentage of the profits? A percentage of the business? A seat on your board of directories? An investor uses his money to make more money. He wants to make as much as he can, regardless whether it's short term or long term deal. In order to attract him, interest him, and persuade him to "put up" the money you need, you'll not only have to offer him an opportunity for big profits, but you'll have to spell it out in detail, and further, back up your claims with proof from your marketing research. Venture investors are usually quite familiar with "high risk" proposals, yet they all want to minimize that risk as much as possible. Therefore, your prospectus should include a listing of your business and personal assets with documentation---usually copies of your tax returns for the past three years or more. Your prospective investor may not know anything about you or your business, but if he wants to know, he can pick up his telephone and know everything there is to know within 24 hours. The point here is, don't ever try to

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How To Organize Your Time To Work From Home

How To Organize Your Time For A Home-Based Business   Almost everyone needs or wants more money coming in, and with this desire most would like to start some sort of extra income producing project. The trouble is, not many of these people seem able to fit "a second job" into their time schedules.   It's true that most people are busy, but extra time for some sort of home-based extra income producing project can almost always be found. It may mean giving up or changing a few of your favorite pastimes--such as having a couple of beers with the guys or watching TV--but if you score big with your extra income project, you will have all the time you want for doing whatever you what to do.   Efficient time management boils down to planning what you're going to do, and then doing it without backtracking. Start by making a list of the things you want to do tomorrow, each evening before you go to bed. Schedule your trips to the store or wherever to coincide with the other things you have to do, and with your trips to or from work. Organize your trips to take care of as many

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PPC Advertising for Maximum Web ... by Beatrice C.

PPC Advertising for Maximum Web Promotion Engaging in pay-per-click (PPC) advertising has its own benefits and drawbacks. But what exactly is PPC advertising and what it can do to your business? Business nowadays is doing different kinds of austerity measures when it comes to advertising their products and services. This is because of high rates of placing ads on print and on television. But there is a fast growing approach that businessmen can utilize to bring their services closer to the people and that is through Internet Marketing.  One tool that is causing internet marketing popularity is PPC advertising. This is a technique used in search engine marketing that requires one to pay a fee every time someone clicks an ad on your website. Usually this placement is done through a bidding process. If you are a top bidder for your keywords/phrases, you are sure to be on the number one spot on all search engines. Just be sure of the effectiveness of your ad copy to get the most number of clicks you need for your business.  Here are the benefits of PPC advertising are: 1. You don't need to be a genius in computer and technology to be able to run this ad campaign.  2. Immediate results are seen after a few days. 3. No need to make a website conform to the SEO rules. 4. Nothing to lose even if you do not top the pages of different search engines. You can still always choose PPC advertising.

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7 Ways to Drive Laser-Targeted T... by Beatrice C.

7 Ways to Drive Laser-Targeted Traffic An affiliate marketer may have all the things needed for him to be able to succeed in a business such as affiliate marketing.  He may have the necessary drive, diligence and perseverance to be able to understand how the system works.  He may have all the tools necessary in maintaining the business, including a really unique and interesting website which could earn him a fortune if only the whole world could see it.  However, all these would prove useless if he does not know how to drive traffic to his website.  His business would sink into oblivion together with all the sales, fortune and dreams that he might have realized if he only knew how to do this particular task. Getting people who matter to see one’s website is a difficult undertaking if he tries to consider the fact that there are rivals everywhere waiting to pin him down.  The immensity of the internet as well as the affiliate marketing world has given birth to the fierce competition between affiliate marketers, each of whom has his own great product to offer.  With all the websites piling on top of each other, how would one be able to stand out?  The seven best ways to drive laser-targeted traffic to one’s own website would help those who are

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Impossible is Just a Word

Impossible is Just a Word Everyone, at some point of his or her life, has dreamed of being somebody special, somebody big. Who hasn't fantasized about being the one who hits the game-winning homer? Who hasn't dreamed of being the homecoming queen? And how many times have we dreamed of being rich, or successful, or happy with our relationships? Often, we dream big dreams and have great aspirations. Unfortunately, our dreams remain just that – dreams. And our aspirations easily collect dust in our attic. This is a sad turn of events in our life. Instead of experiencing exciting adventures in self actualization, we get caught up in the humdrum of living from day-to-day just barely existing. But you know what? Life could be so much better, if only we learned to aim higher. The most common problem to setting goals is the word impossible. Most people get hung up thinking I can't do this. It's too hard. It's too impossible. No one can do this. However, if everyone thought that, there would be no inventions, no innovations, and no breakthroughs in human accomplishment.

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10 Ways To Take Control Of Your Life

10 Ways To Take Control Of Your Life "Who's the Boss?" 10 ways to start taking control (time management, goal setting, record tracking) At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have nothing to do with one another. But many of us with ADD develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated by our challenges and frequent feelings of being overwhelmed. This negative outlook then makes it even harder for us to manage those challenges and move forward.  Practicing positive thinking allows people with ADD to focus on our strengths and accomplishments, which increases happiness and motivation. This, in turn, allows us to spend more time making progress, and less time feeling down and stuck. The following tips provide practical suggestions that you can use to help you shift into more positive thinking patterns: 1. Take Good Care of Yourself It's much easier to be positive when you are eating well, exercising, and getting enough rest. 2. Remind Yourself of the Things You Are Grateful For Stresses and challenges don't seem quite as bad when you are constantly reminding yourself of the things that are right in life. Taking just 60 seconds a day to stop and appreciate the good things

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5 Tips To Make Money on Craigslist

5 Tips To Make Money on Craigslist Craigslist is one of the most visited sites on the internet today, with millions upon, millions of visitors a day. With this many visitors daily, it is very easy to get a nice chunk of traffic with your postings. I have put some tips together for you guys, apply these, and you will make money!  Tip 1: Don't Post Duplicate Posts! Posting duplicate posts will do nothing for you but

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4 Key Points to Branding

4 Key Points to Branding Branding is very important to any company or business, especially if you want to stand out from the competition. If you are in a competitive niche, the best way for you to make your presence known is to show customers that you are unique. With branding, you will ensure that your company's identity does not get lost in the midst of the other companies your customers come across frequently. So how do you stand out? Here are four things you should keep in mind as you build your company’s brand: 1) Own the “Significant

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4 Steps to Unbeatable Advertising

4 Steps to Unbeatable Advertising 1. Negotiate  Have you noticed that some people seem to always get the best deals?  Yeah, you pay full price and think you did OK until they show up with the same thing, only they  paid several hundred dollars less.  It really get your goat!  How do they do it?  They're not afraid to ask for an extra discount. Yep,  don't sell yourself short because you didn't ASK the next time your advertising rep makes an appearance!  Even if you're already getting a discount, ask for a bigger one.  You have not...because you ask not. 2. Trim  Bigger is always better...or is it?  When

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Energy Healing 101: Pranic, Tantric, and Reiki

Energy Healing 101: Pranic, Tantric, and Reiki  You have probably come across exotic-sounding terms such as “chakra”, “prana”, “aura”, and “tantra” in your course of reading books on spirituality, sex, and healing in the New Age literature section of the bookstore. But what’s the real scoop behind these exotic vocabularies? Are All Energy Healings the Same? Chakra or energy center is a term used in Pranic healing, an ancient Hindu system of energy healing. “Prana” means life energy. “Aura” is another terminology traced to Pranic healing. Aura is a non-physical body that consists of energy, which exists along with our physical body. The aura that covers our body is said to have seven layers pertaining to the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of an individual as manifested by energy. Studying the color and thickness of auras give ideas on the state of health of individuals. Six colors are associated with aura and interpreted into six personalities. These colors are all present in an individual but one or two are more pronounced. Green – ambitious achiever Blue – spiritual peacemaker White – unconventional chameleon Red – activist 

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New Blogs Published 9-2

Debt Management Is Essential It's important to do debt management to keep your interest payments on track. Missing an interest payment can land you in a great soup. The financial agency or the bank can take your security or collateral away. There is loss of faith and there is a negative report in the credit rating. All individual have a credit rating. Credit ratings rate a person's financial credibility. This means how good you are at paying back your debts. Negative rating will make it difficult

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4 Easy Ways To Relief Headache

4 Easy Ways To Relief Headache Having headache is annoying and sometimes it is difficult for us to avoid. Mostly when we are under pressure, headache appeared automatically. If it gets worse, we might faint due to the pain we felt. A headache is a condition of mild to severe pain in the head. It can also attack at our upper back or neck. There are different types of headache, but most of the time headache brought on by stress, too long in front of computer, noise and others.  One of the main causes of headache is tension in the muscles of the neck, scalp and jaw. We usually deal with it by taking some sleep or consume over-the counter aspirin to release our pain. However, can we do this at any place? 

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7 Days To Positive Thinking

7 Days To Positive Thinking I'm sure you have a bright idea hidden somewhere in the back of your mind that you just can't wait to test out. Of course you're not the only one with the bright idea. So what motivates you to churn those creative, or even inspiring juices to its utmost flavor? It's always best to set up a personal goal where you can accomplish the most in record time, maybe like mowing the lawn in an hour before the big game on TV. A correct and positive attitude in whatever you do will make things easier, and even enjoyable. Here are some tips to make it through the week even if you're just sitting in your favorite couch. An idea takes time to form in your head and is always at work while you are busy sitting. Having a bit of positive thinking can help you realize things that are never thought possible. Thinking big is indeed the American Way and that what made our country prosperous. 1. Take passionate action towards living your life by design. Talk is cheap.

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Newer Blogs Part 2

Career - Test Your Negotiation Skills Negotiation is part of every professional’s life. To negotiate, means to arrive at an understanding with another person, so that both of you are satisfied with the results. Do you know what is your skill in negotiation? If not, why not test and find out because most of our interactions demand negotiation. You are negotiating with your love partner about which place to go for dinner. You negotiate with your co-workers about how to divide the work. You negotiate with your clients about prices and you negotiate with your

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Career – A Self Help Guide

Career – A Self Help Guide Could you hope to live without a career all life despite inheriting a legacy? Career is not just about living out of inherited money, nor is it limited to earning livelihood. Holistically speaking it is the progression of ones working or professional life. Career indeed means a lot these days. Nowadays, parents start grooming their children from the day one she starts her education, guide and help their children choose their career. Choosing and Making a Career To some, choosing a career is as simple as a ready to eat preparation served in a silver bowl, because their career is inherited through legacy.

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10 Steps To Running A Home-Based Business

10 Steps To Running A Home-Based Business The failure or success of a business often relies on the most fundamental operations-the ones that often get overlooked as a tipping point process in the daily business cycle. Fortunately, one of the leading business sites, AllBusiness.com, offers advice and solutions that help businesses succeed. These 10 easy-to-follow steps will help your home-based business become a success. 1. Plan ahead. Take the time to make plans for every eventuality that may arise. From natural disasters to unexpected financial problems, you will need a plan that you can readily access to get you through a difficult time.

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Home-Based Business Ideas by Beatrice C.

Home-Based Business Ideas You’ve heard of all the successful home-based business ideas and wonder if you could come up with something as fresh and innovative in order to gain your own independence and career freedom.  You can.  There are a number of home-based business ideas running around your head.  You just need to learn to focus them to find the right home-based business idea for you. Before you run off with one of those many home-based business ideas, consider if a home-based business is right for you.  It may seem wonderful to not have

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The Power Of Innovation In Your Life

The Power Of Innovation In Your Life It's a talent that everyone has, yet they think they don't. The power of innovation. If you've ever marvelled at somebody's creative ability, guess what, you can create and innovate too. It just takes time. Everyone is born creative. The box of crayons in kindergarten were not limited to those who possessed potential; because the truth is, everybody has potential. You know how long it took to learn to ride a bike or drive or to never commit the same mistake again? It's the same with innovation. It takes a  bit of practice and a lot of time before this mind function comes easily  when called. This article will teach you a few tips on how to bring innovation into your life. Don't listen to what other people say. Follow the beat of your own drum. Allowing for the input of other people will only bring cacophony to the music you are trying to make. If you have an original idea, don't waste your time and effort trying to make people understand. They won't. And the help you will probably get comes in the form of negative feedback. If all those geniuses listened to their peers, we would probably still be living

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Enjoy Your Life: Change Your Poi... by Beatrice C.

Enjoy Your Life: Change Your Point of View The defining characteristic of pessimists is that they tend to believe bad events, which will last a long time and undermine everything they do, are their own fault.  The truth is optimists are confronted with the same hard knocks of this world. What differs is the way they explain their misfortune---it’s the opposite way. They tend to believe defeat is just a temporary setback, that its causes are confined to this one case.  Optimists tend to focus on and plan for the 'problem' at hand. They use 'positive reinterpretation.' In other words, they most likely reinterpret a negative experience in a way that helps them learn and grow. Such people are unfazed by bad situation, they perceive it is a challenge and try harder. They won’t say “things

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How to Avoid eBay Scams and Fraud

How to Avoid eBay Scams and Fraud Countless people have been scammed and  defrauded on eBay. eBay is a fun place to bid on  items and to sell items – but you must know how to  recognize a scam, and how to avoid them, them or  you quickly join the ranks of those who have lost  their money to eBay scams. Of course, if you are  scammed, there are some actions you can take the  correct the situation – but in many cases, the  scammer does indeed get away! The best option is  to avoid being scammed. You can easily avoid many scams with the payment  method that you use – whether you are a buyer or a  seller. eBay owns Paypal, and in most cases,  Paypal is the payment method you should use. First,  as a buyer, if you are scammed or less than  satisfied with the item when it arrives, you can  dispute the charge easily, and demand a refund. The 

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eBay Buying And Selling Tips

Using the eBay Security and Resolution Center Whether you are an eBay buyer or a seller, problems  may arise at some point. That is why the eBay  Security and Resolution Center was created. Even  if you have never had a problem on eBay, and you  don’t expect to, a visit to this eBay resource can be 

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All about debt

Credit Card Debt Settlement ‘Credit card debt’ is the worst of all nightmares. A successful credit card debt settlement is like getting a new lease of life. Credit card debt settlement is a wonderful stress relieving mechanisms. Once you are done with your credit card debt settlement, you are assured of a much better life. All those nagging phone calls and mails will become history and all that surmounting tension would be gone. That’s why credit card debt settlement is so essential.

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Credit Card Debt Management

Credit Card Debt Management Many people are comfortable with going forward with credit card debt management all by themselves, not everyone is. There are people who don’t really want to tread into the territory of financial issues (credit card debt management included). Such people generally prefer going to debt assistance companies for advice on credit card debt management or for getting the credit card debt management done through them. However, even before we talk further on this topic of credit card debt management, it’s imperative to understand that any external person or agency can only do a proper credit card debt management for you if you strictly follow the advice/guidelines that they formulate as part of credit card debt management. These credit card debt management guidelines are generally related to controlling your spending (which basically means perseverance and contentment). Can

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20 Tips To Reduce Wrinkles

20 Tips To Reduce Wrinkles Aging of the skin is a natural process by which the collagen and elastin, that keep our skin looking firm and youthful, begin to decline, this results in wrinkles. Cell production and cell quality also diminish over time resulting in wrinkles. These factors unfortunately are out of our control, though diet and supplements can slow down the process, but it won’t stop it. The influences that are within our control are largely environmental such as pollution (eg; smoking) and sun damage. Here are 20 easy ways to reduce wrinkles and slow down the aging process. 1.    Stop smoking (It’s #1 for a reason) 2.    Always wear sunscreen whether it’s cloudy or sunny and don’t sunbake.

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A Fruitful Skin Renewal

A Fruitful Skin Renewal Imagine browsing through skin care aisles and finding that one, perfect product that boasts of all-natural ingredients. Serendipity, right? Then you go and read the label expecting to find a virtual salad but instead finding yourself reading benzoic acid, butyl stearate, and some totally unpronounceable names. You're no botanist but you're sure that those stuff don't grow on trees. This is because most commercial items meant for skin care nowadays contain preservatives and other chemicals to maintain their consistency and shelf life. Problem is, most of these chemicals can actually irritate more sensitive skin.   What solution is there for this kind of crisis? Simple. Mix your own, homemade skin care line. There's nothing

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10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack A heart attack is known as a myocardial infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots. Very often, it is quite difficult to differentiate between a heart attack and heartburn. The common signs of a heart attack are a tightness, pain, or discomfort in the chest. Sweating, nausea, and vomiting that are accompanied by intense pressure in the chest. A radiating and intense pain in the chest that extends from the chest to the left arm. A shortness of breath for more than a few minutes.  If you have any of the above you must consult the doctor or go to the emergency rooms. If you even think you are having a heart attack you must call for a cardiac care ambulance, and put under your tongue a sorbitrate or chew an aspirin. If you are allergic to aspirin don’t take one. At the hospital care will include rapid thrombolysis, cardiac catheterization, and angioplasty. They will also administer intravenously clot busting medications.

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An Overview of Heart Disease

An Overview of Heart Disease Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in most developed countries around the world, and the number of cases is rising constantly as a result of both modern lifestyles and increased overall longevity. While developing the condition can have a devastating impact on the sufferer's life, modern medicine has developed several effective treatments for heart disease, ranging from drugs and lifestyle improvements right through to surgery. Of course, prevention is always better than cure, so before we look at some of the symptoms of cardiac disease we'll look at some of the ways you can help your body ward off the risks. Living a healthy lifestyle can go a long way to reducing the chances of developing cardiac problems, but there is unfortunately an element of inherited risk, so even those with excellent overall health may find that they're genetically programmed towards heart disease in later life. Thankfully, the greatest influence genetics has on heart disease is that of making us more susceptible to certain causes, and with careful

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Dealing With Low Blood Pressure by Beatrice C.

Dealing With Low Blood Pressure Low blood pressure happens when the blood flow to the brain and other vital organs falls short, due to low pressure in the blood. Some common causes of low blood pressure are dehydration, heavy meal, severe infection, heart attack, heart failure or pregnancy. You will notice some common sign and symptoms like dizziness, lack of concentration, nausea, blurred vision and many more. - Home Remedies for Low Blood Pressure • Drink as much water as you can. Dehydration minimizes the blood volume which causes the drop in pressure. Drink one glass of water per hour; this would help to keep your body hydrated. • Keep your knees flexed as this helps in bringing the pressure back to normal.

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Creating A Cholesterol Plan

Creating A Cholesterol Plan A number of Americans have put their hearts into lowering their cholesterol. Yet a recent American Heart Association survey found that many adults with high cholesterol still don't realize that they have an increased risk of developing heart disease. According to the survey, 50 percent of respondents with cholesterol levels of 200 or greater, and who had risk factors such as high blood pressure or diabetes, did not perceive themselves to be at high risk for cardiovascular disease. Fifteen percent believed they were at low risk. However, the American Heart Association and National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) data indicate that many of these respondents are in danger of having a heart attack within a decade.

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Time To Start Living A Healthy Life

Time To Start Living A Healthy Life How many times have you gone to sleep at night, swearing you'll go to the gym in the morning, and then changing your mind just eight hours later because when you get up, you don't feel like exercising?  While this can happen to the best of us, it doesn't mean you should drop the ball altogether when it comes to staying fit. What people need to realize is that staying active and eating right are critical for long-term health and wellness -- and that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The more you know about how your body responds to your lifestyle choices, the better you can customize a nutrition and exercise plan that is right for you. When you eat well, increase your level of physical activity, and exercise at the proper intensity, you are informing your body that you want to burn a substantial amount of fuel. This translates to burning fat more efficiently for energy. In other words, proper eating habits plus exercise equals fast metabolism, which, in turn gives you more energy throughout the day and allows you to do more physical work with less effort.  The true purpose of exercise is to send a repetitive message to the body asking for improvement in metabolism, strength, aerobic capacity and overall fitness and health. Each time you exercise, your body responds by upgrading its capabilities to burn

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About Positive Attitude

Develop a Positive Attitude in 6 Easy Steps Is your glass always half-empty? Retrain your brain to look on the bright side with these strategies from Shawn Achor, author of the book Before Happiness. BY KATIE MACDONALD 1. Tell yourself you can change. “Happiness is not the belief you don’t need to change, it’s that you can change,” Achor says. Take a moment to notice the relationship between change and personal growth. Try this: “Write down the three greatest

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Leadership tips

Leadership Exposed: All About Leadership Much has been written about leadership: rules, pointers, styles, and biographies of inspiring leaders throughout world history. But there are certain leadership ideas that we ourselves fail to recognize and realize in the course of reading books. Here is a short list of things you thought you knew about leadership.  1. Leaders come in different flavors. There are different types of leaders and you will probably encounter more than one type in your lifetime. Formal leaders are those we elect into positions or offices such as the senators, congressmen, and presidents of the local clubs. Informal leaders or those we look up to by virtue of their wisdom and experience such as in the case of the elders of a tribe, or our grandparents; or by virtue of their expertise and contribution on a given field such as Albert Einstein in the field of Theoretical Physics and Leonardo da Vinci in the field of the Arts. Both formal and informal leaders practice a combination of leadership styles. · Lewin’s three basic leadership styles – authoritative, participative, and delegative · Likert’s four leadership styles – exploitive authoritative, benevolent authoritative, consultative, and participative · Goleman’s six emotional leadership styles - visionary, coaching, affiliative, democratic, pacesetting, and commanding.

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Building Effective Relationships

Building Effective Relationships Relationships of all kinds are often perceived as very delicate things, that require extra effort to maintain. However, a relationship can also be something that can provide security and can also be long lasting despite many trials. Building an effective and lasting relationships is a necessity for several reasons. For example in a group or organization, the well being of the people depends on how efficient and effective that group or organization works. The group or organization is also dependent on how the members work well with the management.  An ineffective group or organization can really be very frustrating.  An effective group or organization can also ask so much on their members, that sometimes the members would be having no life outside the walls of the area where they work or sacrifice the other aspects of their life just to meet deadlines. For an organization or group with this kind of scenario, relationships can be stressed or suffer from breakdown.   People or other entities who depend on these groups or organization also suffer.   Society is defined as a web of relationships, which requires all parties to work and contribute their share in order to achieve  a common goal. Having a relationship

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Dealing With Sleeping Problems

Dealing With Sleeping Problems Most of us have experienced trouble sleeping at one time or another. This is normal and usually temporary, due to stress or other outside factors. But if sleep problems are a regular occurrence and interfere with your daily life, you may be suffering from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders cause more than just sleepiness. The lack of quality sleep can have a negative impact on your energy, emotional balance, and health. If you’re experiencing sleeping problems, learn about the symptoms of common sleep disorders, what you can do to help yourself,

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The Importance Of Sleep by Beatrice C.

The Importance Of Sleep Why is sleep important to you?  An estimated 35 percent of U.S. adults report less than seven hours of sleep during a typical 24 hour period.  Sleepiness resulting from insufficient sleep, irregular sleep schedules, or poor quality sleep is a cause of motor vehicle crashes, occupational errors with hazardous outcomes, and difficulty performing daily tasks.  Sleep and wakefulness disorders affect an estimated 15-20 percent of US adults who are more likely to suffer from chronic disorders including depression, substance abuse, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, stroke, and all-cause mortality.  Resilience to stress, emotional regulation, and inter-personal relationships are impaired by sleep deficiency.  Recent findings suggest that investing in sleep health contributes to maintaining brain health, and ultimately protecting cognitive functions necessary for aging-in-place.  Recognizing and addressing sleep health issues presents opportunities for enhancing public health, and improving the well-being of all people. Societal and health consequences of insufficient sleep are explored in “Sleepless

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Natural Vitamin Sources

Natural Vitamin Sources There are a lot of people who do not have enough natural vitamin sources in their diet and therefore suffer from a deficiency of one or more vitamins. Obviously, it is possible to buy vitamin supplements to help overcome any deficiencies but for the majority of people it should be possible for them to obtain the majority of their recommended daily allowance of vitamins from natural vitamin sources. The key to gaining the correct amount of vitamins from natural vitamin sources is to eat a healthy and balanced diet.  There are certain diets, such as vegetarian, that provide a limited number of natural vitamin supplements and therefore a supplement may be necessary. Also, the intake required of these natural vitamin sources at certain periods may need to be increased and a supplement may be the best option. It is important to be aware of each of the different types of vitamins and their best natural vitamin sources so that a person can incorporate as many of these as possible into their regular diet. Water soluble vitamins cannot be stored in the body and need to be replenished on a daily basis so it is natural vitamin sources for these vitamins that are the most essential to know. 

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Iyanla Vanzant - Top 10 Rules For Success

Iyanla Vanzant - Top 10 Rules For Success 

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A Closer Look At Credit Card Debt

A Closer Look At Credit Card Debt  Credit cards are no more a luxury, they are almost a necessity. So, you would imagine a lot of people going for credit cards. In fact, a lot of people posses more than one credit cards. So, the credit card industry is growing by leaps and bounds. However, the credit card industry and credit card holders are posed with a big problem called ‘Credit Card Debt’. In order to understand what ‘credit card debt’ actually means, we need to understand the workflow associated with the use of credit cards as such. 

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Oprah Winfrey's Top 10 Rules For Success

Oprah Winfrey's Top 10 Rules For Success

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Warning Signs Of A Heart Attack by Beatrice C.

Warning Signs Of A Heart Attack Many individuals who experience signs of a heart attack allow them to go unnoticed. Ignoring the tale-tell signs of a heart attack can cause the problem to be much more serious than necessary, potentially leading to heart failure and even death.  If you think you are experiencing a heart attack, seek medical attention immediately. This is especially true for individuals who have previously had a heart attack or at a greater risk for a heart attack due to medical conditions or current prescriptions.  Remember the old adage, “better safe than sorry” and immediately seek medical help if you can identify a single sign that the pain or discomfort you are experiencing may be a heart attack. There are a great many myths when it comes to dealing with heart attacks and the symptoms of individuals who are having a heart attack. Many people believe the pain has to be extreme or intense before they should seek medical attention. This is a common myth and completely false, as some sufferers say their heart attack was simply discomforting or mildly painful. When an individual is having a heart attack, they will probably not look

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Healthy Heart Awareness

Healthy Heart Awareness Do you really know if you have a healthy heart?  How do we know?  We only know after something happens.  We always think it can’t happen to us. Having a healthy body gives you a healthy heart.  So here are some tips to keep your body healthy. 1. You need to take a really good vitamin.  What does that mean?  Expensive?  No.  I mean a vitamin that does dissolve in your body so your body benefits the vitamins in it.  I only know of one vitamin that is fructose compounded that benefits our bodies by absorbing 95% of the vitamins (Vitamin B, C, folic acid and others), instead of just passing through our bodies.  What is fructose compounding?  Fructose is a natural fruit sugar your cells crave and it is easily absorbed in the bloodstream.  This process

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All About eBay and Drop shipping

All About eBay and Dropshipping  If you hope to own an eBay business, and make a  full time living at it, you can easily make that dream  come true – even if you don’t have a product of your  own to sell. eBay provides many people who want to  quit their corporate nine-to-five jobs with a way to  make a good living, without having to put up a lot of  start up capital. This is made possible with the help  of dropshippers. Dropshippers send merchandise to  the customers of business owners. If you have an  eBay business, you are a business owner. This will  allow you to offer a wide variety of stock in your  eBay store, without having the need to warehouse all of those products!  All you have to do is set

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Steve Jobs's Top 10 Rules For Su... by Beatrice C.

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Importance of Branding Your Business

Importance of Branding Your Business Branding is perhaps the most important facet of any business--beyond product, distribution, pricing, or location.  A company's brand is its definition in the world, the name that identifies it to itself and the marketplace.  A model may be beautiful, but without a name, she's just "that girl in that picture."  Where would Norma Jean be without Marilyn Monroe, or who would imagine Coca-Cola as just a soft-drink manufacturer?  A brand provides a concrete descriptor to customers and competitors alike, a name for a product or service to distinguish it from anything else.  Bob may run a hobby shop, but trying to advertise as "The hobby shop a guy named Bob runs down the street a ways" is financial suicide.  Each customer will have to describe the shop, who Bob is, and what the shop does every time someone asks about it.  This makes the process of recommending a good hobby shop too much work for the average customer, and far too much work for a user looking for hobby shops on the Internet.  A customer looking up Bob's hobby shop will have an easier

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10 Incredibly Useful Cooking Tips - Gordon Ramsay

Chilli Beef Lettuce Wraps - Gordon Ramsay

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Cancer Tips and Advice

Important Cancer Prevention Tips Cancer, known medically as malignant neoplasm, is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the human body. It is a major health problem all over the world. One in four deaths in the US is due to this harmful medical condition. Treatment for cancer is painful and expensive.  Here are some tips that help you reduce the risk of developing cancer. Healthy diet People consuming red meat (like beef, pork and lamb) and processed meat are more susceptible to bowel cancer and stomach cancer. It is advisable to avoid consuming these foods. Avoid consuming smoked and pickled foods. It is advisable to avoid excessive consumption of sugar and salt. Avoid consuming food items that look or smell moldy. Do not eat burnt part of

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Recipes From Chef Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay - Teriyaki Salmon with Soba Noodle Salad

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How sugar affects the brain by Beatrice C.

How sugar affects the brain

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Top 10 Rules For Success Series

Viola Davis's Top 10 Rules For Success            Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American producer and actress of stage, screen, and television. After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her performance as Ruby McCollum in Everybody's Ruby. She played supporting and minor roles in several films and television series in the late 1990s and early 2000s, including the films Kate & Leopold (2001) and Far from Heaven (2002), and the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2001, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Tonya in the original production of King Hedley II.

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Get Inspired Today -

Get Inspired Today -Nick Vujicic

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Chicken Lasagna Recipe

Chicken Lasagna Recipe I think that using chicken meat to make lasagna is a tasty idea, so I definitely want to try this recipe. Enjoy this delicious looking chicken lasagna recipe.  Here are the instructions as listed: To make things easier, you can make the chicken sauce a day before, refrigerate and before assembling the lasagna simply warm it a bit. All you have to do the next day is to make the Bechamel Sauce and lasagna is ready to be assembled.  Ingredients  Makes about 9-12 servings 9-12 lasagna noodles Chicken Sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion 2 carrots, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced or finely chopped 1 pound (500g) ground chicken 28 oz (800g) tomato

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Best of Just For Laughs Gags by Beatrice C.

Have A Good Laugh Today

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Ellie Goulding Music Videos

Ellie Goulding - Beating Heart

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FOX5 Surprise Squad Videos

FOX5 Surprise Squad: A Warrior's Surprise

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TV Show- What Would You Do?

What Would You Do? - Boyfriend Abuses Girlfriend

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The Healthiest Water to Drink

The Healthiest Water to Drink

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Christina Perri - Human

Christina Perri - Human 

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Quick & Healthy Lunch Ideas

Quick & Healthy Lunch Ideas

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Investment Tips For Beginners

Long Term Investments for the Future If you are ready to invest money for a future event, such as retirement or a child’s college education, you have several options. You do not have to invest in risky stocks or ventures. You can easily invest your money in ways that are very safe, which will show a decent return over a long period of time. First consider bonds. There are various types of bonds that you can purchase. Bond’s are similar to Certificates of Deposit. Instead of being issued by banks, however, bonds are issued by the Government. Depending

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Ultimate Cheesecake Recipe

How to Make the Ultimate Cheesecake Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients For the cheesecake: 2 pounds cream cheese 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch, or 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (optional) 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons lemon juice (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 large eggs 1 large egg yolk For the crust: 12 whole graham cracker rectangles (6 ounces) 5 tablespoons butter, plus extra to grease the pan Equipment 9-inch or 10-inch springform pan Aluminum foil Food processor Stand mixer or handheld mixer Measuring cups and spoons Spatula Roasting pan or other dish big enough to hold the springform pan

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Self Improvement Tips and Advice

Self Improvement Advice: Meditation There are particular moments in life that when you wish you could depend on anybody’s self improvement advice. But even if they gave it to you with the best intentions, in case anything goes wrong, you are always going to blame those persons. That is why specialists strongly advise you, every time you find yourself at a crossroads, to always take the decisions by yourself.  The question arising is: how can we know how to take it and which is the best solution? No matter how young or old you are, you must have gotten to a point in your life when you have to take a big decision, which will probably affect your entire existence.  There is no doubt that there are certain moments in life when you feel helpless and disoriented and believe you could use some self improvement advice in order to figure out how to proceed with your life. The answer is never simple. However, there is one self improvement advice that can be of great help and employed regularly will have great results. 

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Meditation 101

Meditation 101 Meditation refers to a state where your body and mind are consciously relaxed and focused.  Practitioners of this art report increased awareness, focus, and concentration, as well as a more positive outlook in life. Meditation is most commonly associated with monks, mystics and other spiritual disciplines.  However, you don’t have to be a monk or mystic to enjoy its benefits.  And you don’t even have to be in a special place to practice it.  You could even try it in your own living room! Although there are many different approaches to meditation, the fundamental principles remain the same.  The most important among these principles is that of removing obstructive, negative, and wandering thoughts and fantasies, and calming the mind with a deep sense of focus.  This clears the mind of debris and prepares it for a higher quality of activity. The negative thoughts you have – those of noisy neighbors, bossy officemates, that parking ticket you got, and unwanted spam– are said to contribute to the ‘polluting’ of the mind, and shutting them out is allows for the ‘cleansing’ of the mind so that it may focus on deeper, more meaningful thoughts. Some practitioners even shut out all sensory input – no sights, no sounds, and nothing to touch – and try to detach themselves from

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Happiness Advice

10 Ways To Make Yourself Happier Well, the year is almost over, and I can say: It did. I made myself happier. And along the way I learned a lot about how to be happier. Here are those lessons.    1. Don’t start with profundities. When I began my Happiness Project, I realized pretty quickly that, rather than jumping in with lengthy daily meditation or answering deep questions of self-identity, I should start with the basics, like going to sleep at a decent hour and not letting myself get too hungry. Science backs this up; these two factors have a big impact on happiness.   2. Do let the sun go down on anger. I had always scrupulously aired every irritation as soon as possible, to make sure I vented all bad feelings before bedtime. Studies show, however, that the notion of anger catharsis is poppycock. Expressing anger related to minor, fleeting annoyances just amplifies bad feelings, while not expressing anger often allows it to dissipate.   3. Fake it till you feel it. Feelings follow actions. If I’m

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About Credit Cards

Credit Card Debt Management Though a lot of people are comfortable with going forward with credit card debt management all by themselves, not everyone is. There are people who don’t really want to tread into the territory of financial issues (credit card debt management included). Such people generally prefer going to debt assistance companies for advice on credit card debt management or for getting the credit card debt management done through them. However, even before we talk further on this topic of credit card debt management, it’s imperative to understand that any external person or agency can only do a proper credit

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3 Job Search Tips That Increase Your Success

3 Job Search Tips That Increase Your Success Finding a job can be a painful experience. You may have heard many tips about the subject, but you still find yourself out there and still out of a job. Do not give up and read on. Here are three things that you can do to increase your chances of success.  1) Approach finding a job as if it were a full-time job, because it is. If you had a job, you would report to work at the same time each day (like 8 am), take an hour (or less) for lunch, and quit at the same time each day (like 5 pm). You would work five days every week. And you would work hard to accomplish as much as you could because your career depended upon it. When you are searching for a job, you should follow the same type of schedule because your future depends upon it. Treating your job search like a part-time hobby guarantees that it will take longer.

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10 Reasons to Love a Friend who Always Speak Their

10 Reasons to Love a Friend who Always Speak Their Mind It seems like we all have one. That friend who says what she’s thinking, no matter where you are or who might be listening. Blunt friends can wear you out. But they’re also kind of awesome. Here are 10 reasons to show your straight-talking friends some love. 1. They say what you wish you could say. Honesty is messy business, but somebody’s got to do it. It’s handy to have a friend who will say what everyone’s thinking. It allows you to feel heard and validated without ever opening your mouth. 2. They don’t worship what people think about them. People pleasing friends will turn their backs on you when that’s what it takes to fit in. But an authentic friend who speaks his mind is used to bucking trends. He’ll stick by you when fair weather friends have wandered off. 3. They’re more normal than you think.

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Money Making Ideas For You

10 Ways To Make Money Online 1. Online advertising - On the Internet, a smartly organized small business may get excellent results, often competing side by side with larger corporations. Internet advertising is on an ascending trend, which shows plenty of potential for the near and distant future. As traditional media outlets struggle to keep costs down and become more attractive for potential advertisers, the virtual space offers any business the opportunity to achieve amazing results with a budget that is only a fraction of what an advertiser would pay to get the same ROI through traditional media. Using programs such as Google Adsense, placing affiliate banners on your site and making the most out of pixel advertising are all amazing ways to make some money. 2. Affiliate programs - You can choose affiliate hubs where different advertisers offer their banners and affiliate offers and you can manage them using a centralized system, or you can get a single affiliate website that will display their banners on your site. The potential profits that come from affiliate programs are strictly connected to how high your visitor counts are and how targeted those visitors are. This takes us a bit away from affiliate systems and highlights the importance of SEO in any online business. The web masters who invest money and energy into ethical SEO techniques often notice a very steady increase in traffic, which, in turn, enables them to make more profit from their online business.

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10 Habits of Really Happy Couples by Beatrice C.

10 Habits of Really Happy Couples It seems like a happy relationship should come naturally when you’re with the right person, but that’s not true. Relationships require work. Happy couples have to maintain their relationships every day with love and care, but it’s not as daunting of a task as it may seem. There’s no real “secret” to having a happy relationship, but there are things you can do to make it all come more easily. Try to integrate these habits into your daily life and see how much happier your relationship can be. 1. Go to bed at the same time. I used to think it was silly to want to go to bed at the same time as my partner, but it does wonders for your relationship! If one of us stays up later than the other, our whole evening feels off. There’s something cozy about sliding under the covers together, talking about what happened during the day or what’s on the list for tomorrow. My fiancé works the night shift, and without realizing it, my schedule also changed until I was a night owl, doing my freelance work during the late hours while he was at his job. When he came home early in the morning, I’d go to bed with him just to get that connection you can only get from sleeping and waking up together. 2. Cultivate common interests. It’s important to keep your own hobbies when you’re part of a couple, of course, because you want to stay true to yourself and not change your personality. But you and your partner can cultivate common interests without changing who either of you are, and it will make your relationship stronger as a result. I love reading and writing, which are typically solitary hobbies, but my fiancé doesn’t hesitate to grab a book and sit next to me on the couch, or he’ll write a story too, and we can give each other feedback. He loves painting, and I can hardly draw a stick figure, but when he asks me to help him with a painting, I love to try and do my best with bright streaks of color. As a result, we’ve both found that it doesn’t matter what you do together (or in the case of my painting attempts, how well you do it), just that you’re doing enjoyable things together.

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Fashion Tips and advice

Finding Your Fashion Style Girls and teens want to look sharp and fashion forward. Fashion trends change every season, but there are certain basic items of girls clothes that everyone wants in their wardrobe. Key pieces can be combined to create many different looks. While denim jeans are a staple in most wardrobes, the style of jeans changes regularly. While low rise jeans with straight legs may have been popular in 2005, within a year or so a high waisted jean with wide legs may be the fashion. While each teen may choose her own style and not care about what is popular, the current trendy styles are what will be found in the stores. To know what is in fashion, either start shopping at your favorite local mall or read fashion magazines. Jeans are a great basic because they can be worn so many ways. For casual wear, add a t-shirt, sweater or plain shirt with sneakers or flat shoes. The same jeans can also be dressed up nicely with a fancy blouse or a camisole with a jacket and heels.  Other key wardrobe pieces are tank tops, turtlenecks, khakis, shorts, slacks,  skirts, sundresses and blazers. The styles

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Christina Perri music video

Christina Perri - Something About December Christina Judith Perri (born

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Home Based Business Tips & Advice

10 Powerful Reasons To Start a Home Based Business Home Based Business's are spreading across North America and have become widely recognized as one of the most desirable business's to start for several reasons. Just think for a minute what it would be like to work from home and never have to worry about waiting in grid lock traffic or to answer to your boss's demands. Wouldn't that be great? In todays fast paced world a little extra income doesn't hurt in order for the average guy or gal to get ahead in life so they can enjoy the little extra's life has to offer that there current job doesn't allow them to do. I know from experience because that's what made me take the neccessary action steps required in order for me to enjoy the quality of life I wanted to live and provide for my family. But, the problem that usually occurs is people need to be motivated by something or inspired in order to take action. Well, the purpose of this article is to do exactly that, inspire you. I'm going to cover with you the 10 main reasons why You should consider starting your known 'Home Based Business' and the benefits behind each of them. I guarantee once you read through them you'll agree that a 'Home Based Business' might be worth considering. With that said, let's go to reason #1. Reason #1. Be your own Boss. Ever dream of being your own Boss? Well starting a 'Home Based Business' is a step in the right direction and the best part is, you'll never have to answer to anyone else's orders, just your own.

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John Legend - Music Videos And More

John Legend - Used To Love U

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Communications Tips and Advice

10 ways to empower your communication There is so much to know about conversation that anyone, even I, could ever realize. You can go though watching talk shows; radio programs; clubs dedicated to public speaking; ordinary conversations; certain rules still apply when it comes to interaction through words. It may sound tedious, I know, but even though it's your mouth that's doing the work, your brain works twice as hard to churn out a lot of things you know. So what better way to start learning to be an effective communication is to know the very person closest to you: yourself. 1. What you know. Education is all about learning the basics, but to be an effective speaker is to practice what you've learned. My stint as guest at every Toastmasters' meeting I go to taught me that we all have our limitations, but that doesn't mean we can't learn to keep up and share what we know. 2. Listening. It's just as important as asking questions. Sometimes listening to the sound of our own voice can teach us to be a little bit confident with ourselves and to say the things we believe in with conviction. 3.

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Great Blog Marketing Techniques

Great Blog Marketing Techniques Marketing your blog is not all that hard to do. You have to be persistent and want success however if you want your blog to do well. You cannot just make a post and forget about it. You have to continue updating your blog and marketing it so that it will become popular and one that everyone wants to read. There are other ways as well that are good marketing your blog. Keep reading for more information. Interviewing people and posting it on your blog is an excellent way to market it. Just be sure that the people that you interview pertain to the market of your blog. You want all of your posts to be relevant, including any interviews that you might do. For example, if your blog market was vacuum cleaners, and you did an interview with the owner of Hoover vacuum cleaner; that would definitely pertain to your market.

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Thanksgiving Turkey 101:

Thanksgiving Turkey 101: A little history about Thanksgiving In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November. Thanksgiving Traditions In many American households, the Thanksgiving

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Depression Advice

Bring An End To Depression Everybody gets the blues once in a while. It’s normal to feel sad on a rainy day, get sentimental over a lost love, or feel so terribly lonely during really low moments of your life.  But once depression gets out of hand, it can wreak havoc on your mental state and drive you to such emotional lows - to the point that you might seriously choose ending your life. So if you think you’re experiencing extreme emotional lows, then you’d better do something about it.  What are the signs of depression? 1. Feeling sad without any apparent reason. 2. Getting mad at anything, everything, anyone, and everyone around you. 3. Thinking that your life is getting nowhere. 4. Feeling that whatever you do is not enough. 5. Feeling that you’re not good enough for anything. 6. Always feeling tired.

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Smoking Tips And Advice

The Dangers Of Smoking Almost everybody knows that smoking is bad for the health. Images of blackened lungs line school hallways and hospital waiting rooms, but despite this people continue to take up smoking. This may have to do with the pervasive romantic image of smoking -- an image that has nothing in common with reality. There are many ways to take tobacco. You can chew it, inhale it through the nose, and smoke it in the form of cigars or cigarettes. No matter how it's taken it is dangerous, but because smoking is the most popular way to consume tobacco it has also received the greatest attention from the medical field and the media. When a smoker inhales a puff of cigarette smoke the large surface area of the lungs allows nicotine to pass into the blood stream almost immediately. It is this nicotine "hit" that smokers crave, but there is a lot more to smoke than

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Beyonce Music And More

Beyonce - Single Ladies Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, born September 4, 1981, is an American

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Alcohol Detoxification

Alcohol Detoxification If you love someone who is an alcoholic, or you are struggling with your own alcohol problem, you may be interested in the process of alcohol detoxification. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can range from uncomfortable to life threatening, depending on the severity of the addiction, and detoxification can help with this process.  Alcohol detoxification is simply eliminating alcohol from the body and providing medical assistance for the symptoms of withdrawal that accompany this process. Medical professionals will generally prescribe a limited course of treatment with one of several drugs developed for this purpose. The most common is called Chlordiazepoxide. While I do not like the use of drugs in most cases, I do concede that in certain instances, such as this, they can be extremely helpful and effective in helping someone to recover from a harmful addiction. 

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Fear and Reason

Fear and Reason  "In civilized life it has at last become possible for large numbers of people to pass from the cradle to the grave without ever having had a pang of genuine fear. Many of us need an attack of mental disease to teach us the meaning of the word." William James.  We have all heard the seemingly discriminating remarks that fear is normal and abnormal, and that normal fear is to be regarded as a friend, while abnormal fear should be destroyed as an enemy.  The fact is that no so called normal fear can be named which has not been clearly absent in some people who have had every cause therefor. If you will run over human history in your mind, or look about yea in the present life, you will find here and there persons who, in situations or before objects which ought, as any fearful soul will insist, to inspire the feeling of at least normal self-protecting fear, are nevertheless wholly without the feeling. They possess every feeling and thought demanded except fear. The idea of self-preservation is as strongly present as with the most abjectly timid or terrified, but fear they do not know. This fearless awareness of fear suggesting conditions may be due to several causes. It may result from constitutional make-up, or from long continued training or habituation, or from religious ecstasy, or from a perfectly calm sense of spiritual selfhood which is unhurtable, or from the action of very exalted reason. Whatever the explanation, the fact remains: the very causes which excite fear in most of us, merely appeal, with such people, if at all. to the instinct of self-preservation and to reason, the thought-element of the soul which makes for personal peace and wholeness.  Banish all fear.           It is on such considerations that I have come to hold that all real fear-feeling should and may be banished from our life, and that what we call "normal fear" should be substituted in our language by "instinct" or by "reason," the element of fear being dropped altogether.  "Everyone can testify that the psychical state called fear consists of mental representations of certain painful results" (James). The mental representations may be very faint as such, but the idea of hurt to self is surely present. If, then, it can be profoundly believed that the real self cannot be hurt; if the reason can be brought to consider vividly and believingly all quieting considerations; if the self can be held consciously in the

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Sales Tips And Advice

5 Surefire Ways to Increase Sales The Internet has changed how people do their business. Even small business owners are able to reach global market inexpensively nowadays, selling anything from apparel, collectibles, to computer software, service and coaching.  The core of every business is sales. Many of the strategies to increase sales offline are applicable online, but not all of them. On the Internet, everybody can effort to fail fast and learn from it. Better still, after years of testing and tracking what works online, people can just learn from other people's experience and cut the learning curve tremendously.  Here are 5 of the surefire ways to increase sales:  1. Establish a sound affiliate program  If it is just another affiliate program, then don't expect to have different results. Focus on building a sound affiliate program, with the tools and materials to support affiliates to promote a program easily. After all, affiliates work like clockwork and should be seen as a team.

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Stress Tips & Advice

21 More Steps to Reduce Stress Stress is part of our daily life. Whether you have school, work, family or any other situations, stress is just everywhere. There are many things that trigger and increase our stress level. Here are 21 more steps you can use to reduce stress in your life: 1. After waking have a nice bath with your favourite shampoo.  2. Use some perfumes and room freshners you like.  3. Have a relaxing body massage.  4. Personal hygiene should be maintained.  5. Your health problems should be discussed with the doctor and follow his instructions.  6. Make a habit of cleaning the home and surroundings.  7. Keep sexual relations with only one partner. 

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Holiday Savings Tips & Advice

Top 5 Holiday Savings Tips  It can be exhausting trying to track dozens of online deals and store policies just to save a little money. Try my five favorite holiday savings tips -- they may save you from a holiday headache.   Retailers know the year has been tough on your wallet, so they’re doing everything they can to get back into your good graces. Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably seen dozens of ads announcing: Black Friday deals extended! One store has layaway! Another free shipping! It can be exhausting trying to track dozens of online deals and store policies just to save a little money. This is why I have compiled my five favorite holiday savings tips. Free shipping is great, but if you only use five savings strategies this holiday season, give these a try first — they might even save you from stress, too. Create a budget and stick to it.

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Profitable Home Businesses

7 Low Cost Profitable Home Businesses To Start Now There are two type of people in the world. Those who see the glass half empty and those who see it half full. This experience was heightened for me when I had lunch with an old colleague from work and he began to complain about how only rich people could start a business. I thought he was joking.   As I sat and listened he ranted for almost ten minutes giving all the reasons he could not start his own business and get out of the rat race. He talked about the high cost of start ups, franchising and real estate development. When he finally came up for air I decided to ask simply ask him one question. Mark, “Have you every asked yourself what kind of low cost businesses with high profit margins are out there?” He looked like he had been run over by a truck. I went on to say, “You are just asking the wrong question.” He sat for a minute and said, “Ok, if you’re so smart give me some ideas.” I said, “Great. Oh and by the way let's make it fun and focus on the ones you can work from home in your pajamas.” Here are the 7 low cost high profit businesses I shared with Mark. 1. Internet Marketing: Do you have a computer in your home? If so you could be sitting on a gold mine. People use the internet to do all types of things. From a multimillion dollar wire jewelry making enterprise to a young kid from Long Beach California who created his empire teaching people how to play music by ear. Everyday people are getting on the internet and pursuing their own dot com fortune.                   2. Tele-seminars: If you not

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Back Pain Causes and Treatments

Back Pain Causes and Treatments Back pain is a usual symptom among the modern civilized people. It affects mainly the middle aged and young adults of both sexes. People who work sitting on a chair for many hours and those who carry heavy loads regularly are prone to experiencing back pain. We can hardly find a person who has not suffered from back pain at least once in life. The causes of  low back pain ranges from simple reasons like muscular strain to cancer of spine and hence persistent backache should not be ignored. The pain is felt in lumbar and sacral region and may radiate to nearby sites. The following are some causes for backache. 1) Backache due to diseases in the back. 2) Backache due to gynaecological problems. 3) Backache due to problems in other parts of the body. 1) Backache due to diseases in the back:--                               a) Injuries :-      1) Compression fracture of the vertebral column.      2) Rupture of intervertebral discs.      3) Injuries to ligaments and muscles of back.      4) Lumbosacral strain.      5) Intervertebral joint injuries.        6) Fracture of processes of vertebra. b) Functional backache due to imbalance:-

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Best Christmas Present Ever

Best Christmas Present Ever - Dog Lovers

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Kelly Clarkson Music And More

Kelly Clarkson - Since U Been Gone

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DYI McDonalds Breakfast Recipes

DYI McDonalds Breakfast Recipes

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Creole Salmon Cakes with Hot Mayonnaise

Creole Salmon Cakes with Hot Mayonnaise Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: 3 6 ounce cans salmon, Alaskan, wild caught 1 1/2 cups Ritz Crackers, crushed 1 cup Best Foods mayonnaise  1/4 cup panko bread crumbs 1/4 cup

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Christmas Music For You

Pentatonix - Mary, Did You Know?

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Peach Banana Bread With Cream Cheese Glaze

Peach Banana Bread With Cream Cheese Glaze Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 1 9X5X3 loaf Ingredients 3 overripe bananas 1 cup diced peaches, drained if using canned 1 cup pecans, diced (optional) 1 stick butter, room temperature 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 tablespoons sour cream 2 cups flour

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New Year's Resolutions Tips

Top 10 Health-Related New Year's Resolutions New Year's resolutions often fall flat early in January because they are usually overwhelming or unattainable. But when approached in small steps, they actually have the power to change your life immensely. You may want to consider some of these commonly mentioned resolutions, but in the context of a measured approach. 1. Get More Exercise This is easier said than done.  One of the biggest mistakes is setting out on an overly aggressive workout regimen that involves a daunting 4 to 5 day-a-week regimen.  One of the most effective ways to meet this resolution is to simply start moving more, walking or biking instead of driving, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and taking baby steps instead of giant steps. Try using 5 minute yoga workouts available on YouTube or downloading “5 Minute Yoga” from the Appstore.  The short focused workouts will help you to build confidence, and remove any anxiety or fears about reaching lofty goals. 2. Get More Sleep Sleep is integral for optimal functioning of your mind and body. It is critical not only for problem solving and maintaining alertness, but also for preventing weight gain, depression and anxiety. It also is essential for maintaining your heart, muscles and joints in tip top shape. As a general rule, consider taking a warm shower or bath before bed on a routine basis. Turn off all screens 2 hours before bedtime, and resist the urge to sleep with your phone next to your bedew yearsIf you can’t fall asleep within 20-30 minutes after getting into bed, don’t toss and turn. Move to the couch or another area and read for a bit.  This will help to make you sleepy and more apt to fall asleep. Sleep is something you can’t force.  It needs to happen in a relaxed and inviting environment. 3. Reconnect with Nature

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Online Advertising Tips

Advertising on The Internet Ever since the advent of Internet, advertising on the World Wide Web has been very popular. Many corporations, companies and business have taken advantage of this and you can see ads on any web pages you visit. Consumer can go to any search engine and type the keyword relating to what they are looking for and hit search and they will be provided with a huge list from which they can select. This is a very cost effective and time saving method of advertising.  It has become really easy for any business to have a personalized website by which they can advertise, directly interact with the customer; provide details about their product and services. Regular newsletters, offers, discounts can be pasted on site to increase the interest of the website visitors.  Since it’s easy to reach any kind of audience concerning any kind of business, the possibility of misuse is always there. Based on this Internet advertising is classified into two kinds of advertisement, legal online advertising and illegal online advertising. Legal online advertising includes online advertising directories, search engine advertising, e-mail advertising, and desktop advertising. Illegal advertising is more commonly know as spamming. This is usually done by altering some system settings with the help of external applications after which pop-ups are sent to a particular network or computer. The external applications are known as adware or spyware. Some

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Lavender Refreshing Bars

Lavender Refreshing Bars Servings : 24, Calories per serving : 157 Preparation time: 60 min, Baking time : 15 min Ingredients: 200 g wholemeal biscuits (Bebe), ground 6 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp honey 500 g soft cottage cheese, low-fat 150 g white Greek yogurt, fat-free 1 tbsp vanilla essence 8 tbsp cane sugar, or according to taste

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Best Anti-aging Skin Care Tips

Best Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips Anti-aging skin care is a very popular concept in today’s world. Today everyone wants to hide their age using anti-aging skin care procedures (and a number of people are successful too). However anti-aging skin care is not achieved by any magic potion. Anti-aging skin care is about discipline. It is about being proactive. Anti-aging skin care is retarding the ageing process. Here are a few tips for proactive anti-aging skin care: 1. Maintain healthy eating habits: A well balanced diet is the key to maintaining a proper body metabolism. Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables (raw), they are the best source of fibre and have a very refreshing effect on your body. Avoid oily and fatty food; not only do they lack in essential nutrients but also cause obesity and other diseases which aid the aging process

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How To Become Fearless

7 Amazing Tips To Become Fearless All great people are fearless. But why? And just how do they do it? Have you ever looked at someone who is fearless and wondered if they were just born that way? Maybe they just don’t have any fears? Maybe they are so good at EVERYTHING that they don’t ever experience fear? In my experience, this is not the case. ‘Fearlessness’ boils down to a simple understanding of the emotion that is ‘fear’ and how to ‘live with it’. At some point in life, EVERYONE experiences fear. Because let’s face it – no-one’s good at EVERYTHING. We all have something that we struggle with, something that others can do better than us, something that might even seem silly to others, but may send a shiver of cold hard fear down our spines. The good news is that it doesn’t matter WHAT you fear, because there are a few basic ways for dealing with ALL fears, regardless of how ‘silly’  they may sound to you.

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Buttery Lobster Rolls

Buttery Lobster Rolls Total Time: 25 min Prep: 15 min Cook: 10 min Yield: 2 to 4 servings Level: Easy Ingredients Two 1 1/2-pound lobsters

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Salmon Sashimi Wonton Cups

Salmon Sashimi Wonton Cups Makes 30-36 appetizers Ingredients:  30-36 wonton wrappers 9oz of premium Salmon Sashimi (try Fish for Sushi)

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Strawberry-Kiwi Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry-Kiwi Smoothie Ingredients 1 Cup Milk or Soymilk ( I use 1%)

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Easy Hummus Recipe

How To Make Hummus  Ingredients 2 (15-ounce) cans garbanzo beans, including liquid 3 cloves garlic 8 ounces silken soft

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Very Berry Protein Smoothie

Very Berry Protein Smoothie Author: Carleen Recipe type: Smoothies Cuisine: Protein Smoothies Serves: 1 Smoothie (16 fl oz)   A smoothie that combines a variety of berries and protein powder for a delicious post-workout smoothie.

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Stroke Prevention Tips

The good news is, the risk of a stroke can be minimized to a great extent, usually with lifestyle modifications. Though recent trends indicate that age may not be that important a factor any more, but it is still relevant. A family history of stroke can also increase the risk. Of course, you cannot reverse age or change your family history. But there are certain things to do to reduce the risk and prevent a stroke. Deal With Medical Risk Factors There are a few medical risk factors that sometimes cause a stroke. Treating them will reduce the risk. Sometimes there is a combination of factors that heighten the risk. You should be particularly careful if you have a history of stroke in the family. 1.      Bring Dow/N High Blood Pressure This is a huge factor. In fact, high blood pressure is the biggest risk that might lead to stroke. Uncontrolled blood pressure doubles the risk of a stroke in both men and women. When your blood pressure is high, your heart will have to pump higher to move blood throughout your body. The blood vessels can weaken as a result. Major organs like the brain, for example, can also get damaged. So check regularly and take medication if your blood pressure is high. Ideally the pressure should be 120/80. Stay away from high cholesterol foods like cheese, ice cream and burgers. Reduce the intake of salt. Limit it to 1,500 milligrams or half teaspoon in a day. Take 4 t0 5 cups of vegetables and fruits daily. Eat fish 2-3 times in a week. Low-fat dairy and whole grains are good too. Exercise every day for at least half an hour. Quit smoking. If needed, take medicines to lower your blood pressure. 2.      Treat Diabetes Diabetes is another serious condition that can increase the risk of stroke. Those who have diabetes have a four times higher risk of stroke because those with this condition are also likely to have other risk factors like high cholesterol, blood pressure, and atrial fibrillation. High blood sugar can damage the blood vessels, and when this happens, clots can get formed within the vessels. So it is essential to control the blood sugar level. Monitor the blood sugar level. Lose weight if you are carrying a few excess pounds. Take insulin shots and oral medications, whatever is prescribed by your doctor. Exercise regularly. Eat the right foods, and refrain from taking sugary substances. 3.      Treat Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation or AFib is a condition where your heartbeat is irregular. The condition is more common in those who are 65 years of age or older and those with a heart condition, diabetes or high blood pressure. However, younger people can also have it. Clots can form in the heart because of the irregular heartbeat, and these clots can travel all the way to your brain, causing the stroke. If left untreated, AFib can also cause heart failure. So the condition should never be ignored. See a doctor immediately if you have heart palpitations or have shortness of breath. You should get yourself checked. Blood thinner medications may be recommended to bring down the risk of stroke. The doctor may also recommend electrical stimulation. 4.      Cure Carotid Arteries

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Harvest Cobb Salad

Harvest Cobb Salad YIELD: 4 SERVINGS   PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES   COOK TIME: 20 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 30 MINUTES The perfect salad with the creamiest poppy seed salad dressing. So good, you’ll want to make this all year long!

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The Best No-Bake Cheesecake

The Best No-Bake Cheesecake YIELD: MAKES A 9-INCH CHEESECAKE Light (neufchâtel) cream cheese has a different/thinner texture in cheesecakes like this so be forewarned that if you want to sub in light cream cheese, the cheesecake may not set up as well. The cheesecake is delicious plain but you can add fruit for serving which makes it extra delicious. Fresh, juicy fruit works great (sliced strawberries, blueberries, etc); if you want a simple fruit sauce recipe combine 2 cups fresh or frozen fruit, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, and 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice in a saucepan. Simmer, stirring often, until thick and syrupy (you may need to increase or decrease the sugar as needed depending on the fruit as well as adding a little water, a couple tablespoons at a time, if it is overly thick). INGREDIENTS

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32 Most Unlikely Relationships

32 Most Unlikely Relationships

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18 Unbelievable Photos To See Now

18 Unbelievable Photos To See Now

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Tiramisu Layered Cake

Tiramisu Layered Cake SERVINGS : Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Cake: 1 package - moist white cake mix 1 tsp - instant coffee powder 1/4 cup - coffee 1 tbsp - coffee flavoured liqueur Filling: 200 g - mascarpone cheese 1/2 cup - confectioners' Sugar Frosting: 2 cups - heavy Cream 1/4 cup - confectioners' Sugar Garnish: 2 tbsp - unsweetened cocoa powder

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300 Delicious Chicken Recipes

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Strawberry Cheesecake with an Oreo Cookie Crust

Strawberry Cheesecake with an Oreo Cookie Crust Yield: 12 - 16 servings Ingredients Crust: 2 cups Oreo cookies with cream center removed, finely ground (2 sleeves) 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons sugar Cheesecake: 4 8-oz. packages cream cheese, room temperature 1 2/3 cups sugar

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Yummy Strawberry Smoothie

Yummy Strawberry Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup strawberry yogurt 1 cup vanilla almond milk