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Saying Goodbye to Festive Stress

November 23, 2020

Christmas is a magical time, but it can also be a stressful time. Many people spend the holiday period stressed out, worried about making everyone happy and completing all of the jobs on their to-do list and panicking about whether or not they have bought enough, or got the perfect gifts for their loved ones. It’s easy to lose the joy of the season, and become overwhelmed by pressure and panic. Even on Christmas day itself, when you no longer…

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A Few Daily “Keystone Habits” To Help You Feel Your Best

November 17, 2020

Have you ever thought about just how much your everyday habits end up shaping the course of your life, and influencing how you feel from moment to moment? According to Charles Duhigg, author of the book “The Power of Habit,” habits have the final say with regards to the course our lives end up taking, in virtually every case. But not all habits are created equal. Duhigg refers to what he calls “keystone habits,” which are habits that have the…

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Discover 5 Amazing Benefits of Filtered Water

November 4, 2020

Water appears to be everywhere but the truth is that only 0.3% of all the water on earth is useable by humans! The majority of the water that is usable has passed through rocks and soil. This allows contaminants to join the water supply, these range from minerals to fertilizers, pesticides, and even bacteria. That’s why there are water treatment works to clean the water before it is sent to your home. However, the water can become contaminated after it…

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Why Smoking Cigarettes is So last Millenium!

October 7, 2020

There is so much information out there about smoking. Not only for younger people but also for all generations, as long as you decide to be open-minded and think about what is the best option is for you, your health, and those around you.   Disclaimer: This article IS NOT to imply that you should smoke, that you should stop smoking, etc. Those actions/Decisions are ENTIRELY your options and your prerogative. Read to be informed. Make a decision by Yourself,…

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Learning Kalari at home: Is it possible to learn an Ancient Martial Arts at home?

September 23, 2020
mother and son feet training kalari martial arts

Easy answer: yes it is! Tricky response: as everything in our life, training is the key on your new path.   More than 20 years ago, I started in the path of Martial Arts. Fascinated to see my father in Karate, I was always told at home, that a girl or boy needs a Martial Arts or any defence system. Because of some things happening, I went to Self Defence when I was 17 (best decision EVER) and then evolved…

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10 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe and Sanitary

September 18, 2020

COVID-19 has made an enormous impact in a relatively short amount of time, and with fall in full swing, cold and flu season isn’t far behind. So how can you keep your home safe and sanitary? The following 10 methods can reduce you and your family’s chances of illness.   1. Kick Off Your Shoes Scientists examined people’s shoes and discovered they contain bacteria like e-coli and others that cause illness. The transfer rate from shoes to tile was 90%…

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New Ways to Enjoy Music You May Not Have Considered

September 17, 2020

Music has the power to “soothe the soul,” according to Bob Seger, and it’s true. Anyone who’s had their day go from zero to tolerable when their favorite jam came on can testify to the healing power of music. That said, if you only rock out in the supermarket checkout lane, or you wear an old pair of beat up headphones, you aren’t getting the best experience. Here are eight ways to enjoy music that you may not have considered.…

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How to Ensure a Safe Family Reunion

September 11, 2020

If the highlight of your year is a family barbecue, you might wonder how COVID-19 will affect your festivities. After all, you’ll need to take additional precautions this year. So how can you ensure a safe family reunion in the age of the novel coronavirus? While gatherings are inherently dangerous, you can take steps to minimize the risk. The following eight tips can help you enjoy time together while reducing disease transmission.   1. Stock Up While the pandemic has…

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Safety Tips for Traveling During the COVID-19 Crisis

September 9, 2020

If you had your way, you’d stay home and self-quarantine. But circumstances demand you travel, and you need to board a plane, COVID-19 or no COVID-19. So how can you protect yourself and your family if they plan to accompany you? While traveling is a high-risk activity, there are steps you can take to minimize the danger. Take the following eight measures.   1. Improve Your Diet At least a week or so before departure — preferably earlier — start…

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