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    Poll Cloth vs. Leather: Which Is Best for You?

    At some point in your life, you likely will have to make the decision: Cloth or leather. What’s it going to be? On some lower-priced vehicles, such as the Nissan Versa and Toyota Corolla, you’re stuck with cloth, since leather is not available even as an option. Drivers of certain automobiles...
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    How To Catch Out Liars, According To Science

    View photos Contrary to what you might have heard, liars can look you in the eye - and they’re often caught on camera in court doing exactly that. Ponzi scheme con man Bernard Madoff was known for his steady, confident gaze - even as he defrauded his clients of billions. Good liars can often...
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    We’ve Been Pronouncing These Brand Names Incorrectly Our Entire Lives

    The whole time? The whole time?! Many of us still feel a tit trying to say ‘croissant’ properly! Now we have to deal with the humiliation of knowing we’ve been pronouncing these brand names wrong our entire lives. Heavens to murgatroyd! The kindly folk at Oomph have created this handy...
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    Stunning Illustrations To Show What It Would Be Like If Human and Animals Switched Roles

    We love animals and we go to the extremes with our pets, just to make them happy. But are we really making them happy? Are we pampering our pets when we go to shelters to walk them and enjoy having a pet for a day? What about the animals we use as food and entertainment? The following series of...
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    How Spicy Food Changes Your Brain And Overall Health, According To Science

    Do you love to eat spicy stuff? What if you could feel great whenever you indulged in a curry or other hot dish, knowing that it was actually giving you a health boost? Well, guess what? Research has shown that spicy foods can change our brains and boost our overall health with a high...
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    Level One Exercise Plan For Beginners

    Many people want to start exercising to lose weight or just become healthier. The biggest problem is that most people don’t know where to start. Many are also embarrassed to go to the gym or just don’t want to spend money. Well, you can start with a very simple program that only takes 10 to 15...
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    Why Hitting the Sauna After A Grueling Workout Is A Good Idea

    Typically a workout at the gym includes stretching, cardio, and/or weights. Though this regimen seems complete, it is missing something that could be vital—a visit to the sauna. Most gyms have one, but they are often overlooked because they are seen as a treat as opposed to something that will...
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    Dear Stress, Let’s Break Up: 10 Tips To Help You De-Stress

    The mind and the body feed one another continuously, so if you are challenged by stress, this can certainly affect your overall wellness. Long-term stress can bring about significant changes in your body, and even bursts of short-term stress can temporarily decrease your overall health. Getting...
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    Top Reasons Why Owning a Pet is Good for Your Health

    If you are a pet owner, you probably already know about the joys that come with owning a pet, whether it’s a cat or dog or something more exotic like birds or fish. But did you know that there are also proven health benefits that come from living with a furry or feathered friend? It’s true —...
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    How To Get Rid Of A Headache Without Medicine

    We have all had those days when we feel weighed down by a persistent headache. These headaches can be so bothersome that they make even the most mundane and simple tasks feel daunting and impossible. Common causes of headaches include stress, tension, restlessness, sinus problems, migraines...
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    Ultimate Guide: Self-Help Tips To Deal With Anxiety

    Feeling overly anxious can be a massive hindrance to your daily life. It’s especially hard to control because once the anxious thoughts are implanted in our minds, the fears, ‘what ifs’ and worst-case scenarios can start to spiral out of control. Our sleep gets disrupted, our health can...
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    Ultimate Guide: Self-Help Tips To Deal With Depression

    It’s been estimated that nearly 350 million people in the world suffer from depression and almost 80% don’t receive any treatment – that’s a lot of people dealing with depression on their own. It’s a belittling misconception that people who suffer from depression are just feeling sad or are...
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    5 Breastfeeding Facts Moms With Implants Need To Know

    There are many reasons for getting ****** implants, but no matter your reason, you may not have thought about the effect it could have on your ability to breastfeed your child. Whether you are thinking about having a child or you’re a proud parent of a recently born child, there are some things...
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    10 Ways To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore Faster

    You get that tingling feeling and you know what is in store. You find yourself making excuses not to go out and you become somewhat of a recluse. You are afraid to have people staring at your unsightly blemish; your dreaded fiend the cold sore. But do not despair; there are ways you can make...
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    10 Natural Reliefs To Stop Diarrhea Quickly

    When we experience Diarrhea, our body takes a beating due to the possible causes such as contaminated food, allergies or bacterial infections. In some extreme cases, we’ll experience nausea, bloating and quite possibly dehydration. Diarrhea should be treated immediately as it can get very...
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    The Reason Why You’re Always Tired Even If You’ve Got Enough Sleep

    Tiredness can be a symptom of modern times. Working long hours and juggling responsibilities can stop us from getting our recommended 8 hours of sleep a night and can lead us to feeling fatigued and tired. But what if you are getting enough sleep each night yet still spending the day lacking...
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    12 Quick And Safe Ways To Get Rid Of A Stye

    Styes are irritating and painful and every person suffering from one of these red bumps on the eyelid quickly searches for a treatment to take it away safely and fast. It is important that any treatment you try is safe, as styes are so close to the eye. Avoid anything that doesn’t seem safe, no...
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    10 Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Lice

    Discovering that you or your loved ones have lice can be a nightmare. When these tiny parasites take residence, they feed on your blood and most annoying, make your head unbearably itchy! Worst of all, they reproduce like crazy and spread like wildfire. To get rid of lice for good, you must get...
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    12 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Heartburn

    Heartburn. A term so foreign to me before experiencing it for the first time. With symptoms so ominous, it comes with a slow-burn that makes you wonder when that ‘pop’ is coming and then you’ll lose consciousness like a heart attack, but of course, you never will. For the first time experiencing...
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    Mom Tips: How To Relieve Headaches During *******cy

    *******cy is the time when a woman tends to undergo hormonal changes. Due to this hormonal changes, there are certain physical alterations that a *******t mother bears. One of these is headaches during *******cy. This headache is related/ similar to tension headache. The trimesters Having a...
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    10 Things You Need To Know To Lose Body Fat

    Wanting to lose weight is too broad of a claim. In almost all cases, what you actually want to lose is body fat. It’s only that excess layer of soft fat that’s hiding your sexier physique! Resorting to drastic weight loss methods will sacrifice your precious muscle mass, leaving you looking (and...
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    7 Sneaky Reasons Your Hair Is Falling Out

    Hair shedding is natural. You lose anywhere from 50 to 100 strands of hair per day. But if you notice larger clumps of your mane missing, there might be a bigger problem at hand. You’re not eating enough protein ISTOCK/MILLA1974 Another reason to load up on protein at every meal: It helps...
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    12 Things You Do That Secretly Slow Your Metabolism

    You eat breakfast closer to brunch time ISTOCK/GEBER86 Mornings in your house are bananas. We get it. Between getting the kids to school on time and yourself to work on time—and the 3,000 things required to make those two feats happen—you’re lucky if you can sneak in a sip of OJ before your...
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    11 Genius Tricks to Make Your Shoes Last Longer

    Know where to put your money ISTOCK/FLIL While some classic staples and utility shoes are worth the investment, many others aren't. In general, both men's and women's workout sneakers and leather boots, as well as men's dress shoes, are worth putting money into. With the proper care, they'll...
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    12 Foods You Didn’t Know Could Kill Your Dog

    Grapes ISTOCK/MYTHJA Grapes are a simple healthy snack for humans, but they are toxic to dogs. Eating them can make your pooch vomit or lose his appetite. If your dog shows signs of diarrhea, abdominal pain, depression, or tremors, his kidneys could be failing. And yes, raisins are just as bad...
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    6 Myths About Mindful Parenting

    Mindfulness is a very popular concept these days, and there is a mindfulness practice for just about everything — Mindful Eating, Mindful Walking, and even Mindful Pooping (seriously, it’s a thing that I learned in my Mindfulness Based Childbirth and Parenting Class). Mindfulness is about...
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    10 Must-Do Things to Prepare for an Awesome Road Trip

    Road trips are fun. You get to explore new places, meet new people, try new things, and maybe even do a little soul searching. This is the perfect time to plan a road trip, what with the summer coming up. However, preparation is the key to a fun, hassle-free road trip. If you do your prep work...
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    3 tips for building and maintaining a strong online reputation

    For all of the advantages that social media and the internet offer us, young professionals are finding out that life in the shadows of the internet and viral sharing isn’t always beneficial. That photo you wish you wouldn’t have taken at a party in college? Prospective employers can find it if...
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    5 Good Reasons Why You Should Embrace A Healthy Lifestyle Today

    Nowadays many people are stuck with the idea of getting the perfect slim body, often so influenced by media and magazines. The thing is there is not such a thing as the perfect weight and you do not have to look like a supermodel in order to feel good about yourself. The key in maintaining a...
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    11 Life Lessons From Albert Einstein

    Einstein may have been a genius and a great scientist, but he also knew one or two things about life. He understood the importance of imagination, the need to keep moving forward, and most importantly, to keep learning. The human brain isn’t designed to stay stagnant and its full capacity still...
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    6 Common Myths About Workplace Stress, And How To Overcome Them

    The normal business professional has anywhere from 30 to 100 projects demanding their attention at any one time. Workers today are interrupted on average seven times an hour, which leads to 2.1 hours wasted in daily distraction. Plus 4 out of 10 employees working at a larger company experience...
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    8 Tips to Gain Weight

    Most of the time, we hear people talking about how difficult it is to lose weight. But, if you are on the opposite end of that spectrum and need to gain weight, it can be just as difficult. Many people laugh at the idea of anyone wanting to gain weight, but there are actually several reasons why...
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    5 Exercises To Do At Your Desk

    Exercising is beneficial for your overall health and wellbeing; you already know that. But, it’s not that easy to exercise regularly when you’re stuck in your office about 8 hours a day. Unlike celebrities who have nothing to do all day but exercise, us “normal” people have to juggle between...
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    7 Exercises For Poor Body Posture

    It’s really easy these days to develop bad posture. If you sit for long hours at a desk or hunch over your phone frequently then the chances are your shoulders, neck, back and spine are suffering. Yoga is a great form of exercise to strengthen and stretch targeted areas and develop a good...
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    5 Exercises You Can Do In The Office

    Sitting at a desk all day can be pretty draining, and research shows that prolonged sedentary time increases the risk of chronic illnesses like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Unfortunately, as a writer I inevitably spend the better part of my days sitting, and while I try to fit in a...
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    5 Abs Exercises for Women

    The summer swimsuit season is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start toning those abs. However, it’s hard to get motivated when the only ab exercises in your repertoire are the traditional crunches and planks you’ve been doing since middle school gym class. Instead of...
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    What To Do When Your Life Sucks

    Often it’s when you least expect it and when things are going really well that life can sucker punch you and turn sour. It’s the surprise of a streak of bad luck that can have the worst impact. It seems that when one thing goes wrong, everything starts to unravel. Whenever life gets you down...
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    10 Ways to Find Happiness, Success, and Awakening As A Single Parent

    Life happens. That’s all too true for single parents. Most people do not create a family knowing they’ll be raising that family alone. Furthermore, those who are raising a family alone, for one reason or another, are never fully prepared for the many challenges that come with it. Being 100%...
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    Trivia How To Prevent And Get Rid Of Cramps

    Cramps can be experienced regularly or at a given time. When they come they can be fleeting but extremely painful. and if it comes on a daily or monthly basis, it can even lower a person’s well-being and quality of everyday life. Night cramps can be particularly painful and can disrupt our...
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    This Is What Will Happen When You Drink Coconut Water For A Week

    1. You’ll Strengthen Your Immune System Daily consumption of coconut water has the ability to strengthen your immune system. It also has the ability to remove bacteria in the body that causes gum disease and urinary tract infections. Coconut water combats viruses that cause you to catch a cold...
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    The Top 5 Common Mistakes When Learning Something New

    All of us have tried learning something new: a photo editing software, a foreign language, or a brand new industry that you’re about to enter into. If you’re like most people, then you’ve probably given up learning this skill before you reached mastery. For whatever reason, you weren’t picking...
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    The 8 Best Reasons to Send Flowers To Your Loved Ones

    “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” ― Oscar Wilde Flowers are one of the best things on earth, and you really don’t need any special occasion to send flowers to your loved ones. From Valentine’s day to Mother’s day, Grandparents Day, or anything, flowers are fabulous picks as gifts. Flowers...
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    5 Of The Toughest Sports To Take Up In Your 30s

    So you have looked at yourself in the mirror now that you are approaching something like middle age, and came to the conclusion that it is time to get in shape and start exercising again. That is good, and you can improve your body by jogging and playing some golf. But you can do more. Maybe...
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    NO MORE SANDWICHES! 20 Handy Non-Sandwich Lunch Recipes

    While sandwiches are perfect for days when we’re running late or have a hankering for a kid-like lunch again, take a step outside the (lunch) box and try a few non-sandwich lunch recipes once and awhile. You can create a more exciting, more satiating, and possibly healthier lunch with just a few...
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    20 Light And Easy Dessert Recipes To Try This Summer That Won’t Weigh You Down

    All of us love dessert, but some of us love dessert more than others or are just looking for ways to lighten up some classic desserts as swimsuit season approaches. Healthy desserts can be made all year round, but many “healthy” recipes are actually still packed with refined sugars, artificial...
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    Trivia How Chocolate Cake For Breakfast Would Boost Your Brain And Health, Science Explains

    You may have heard the idea that chocolate actually helps one think. For me, it was always from my dad who would tell me to eat a chocolate bar before an exam in school. I never did it, but I might have to go back to those earlier years and shove chocolate in my face because according to a...
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    Bald Men Are Perceived As More Attractive, Study Finds

    If you are a man who has recently looked in the mirror and noticed some tell tail signs of hair-loss you will be pleased to find that there is a simple solution to your problem; a shaved head. According to a new study conducted by Albert E. Mannes at the University of Pennsylvania men with...
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    7 Quick And Healthy Lunch Recipes For Busy People

    Are you tired of your regular lunches? Most of us tend to be very busy during lunch, so we just grab what we are used to eating or what tastes good and is quick to eat. However, that can lead us to eat lunches that might not be so healthy for us, such as fast food and quickly made sandwiches...
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    5 Quick And Healthy Exercises For Busy People

    Exercise is important for a healthy lifestyle but sometimes we can be too busy to fit in a full workout at the gym. So what you need is short exercises that allow you to reap as many benefits as possible. Try these 5 quick and effective exercises that can be done once you’re home from work or...
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    5 Ways You May Be Squashing Your Child’s Creativity

    Everyone has heard of the artist Picasso. He was a modern artist that most remember for his unusual portraits of people that used strange colors. Now, Picasso could paint very realistic portraits and scenes but chose not to. He wanted to be expressive and have fun painting without worrying about...
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