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9 Forgotten Places to Spring Clean

9 Forgotten Places to Spring Clean

  If we spring clean, will spring come sooner?  Those of us who have had ample snowfall in the past few weeks and months may be quite ready for spring!  Here are five reasons to spring clean, if you may not be quite motivated--yet.  Spring cleaning has many benefits...

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5 Benefits of Gardening

5 Benefits of Gardening

Do you remember your grandmother's garden?  It had the most delicious vegetables in it.  I have pleasant memories of rows of tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, and even sunflowers!Today grocery stores have in part replaced gardens, yet there are downsides to...

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Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Years ago, people spent much time outside.  Farmers were in the fields for hours each day.  Women worked outside in gardens and hung their laundry outside. Today much of that has changed, and our lack of time outdoors brings many undesired consequences. Here are...

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5 Tips for a Stress-Free Overseas Vacation

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Overseas Vacation

Life has become hectic and weary.  You need time to re-charge, spend quality time with family, and de-stress.  Therefore, you plan to take a vacation overseas. Getting far away from where you normally live and work has numerous benefits.  However, it can also be...

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9 Uses for Peppermint Oil

9 Uses for Peppermint Oil

Did you know that the ancient Romans and Greeks used peppermint oil?  Natural remedies such as peppermint oil have been used effectively much longer than any medication has been in existence. Peppermint oil is rich in the following vitamins and minerals: (source)...

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7 Ways to Exercise More

7 Ways to Exercise More

Are you sitting most of the day?  It's easy to do.  We sit at work, at church, in the car, at meals, and in front of the computer or television. Being inactive takes little effort yet could mean serious health issues for you one day.  A lack of exercise can lead to...

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5 Tips to Get Rid of Your Headache

5 Tips to Get Rid of Your Headache

Where is the bottle of painkiller?  In college, some girls were regularly taking Excedrin for headaches. It's not normal to have constant headaches; neither is it normal to be eating Excedrin like candy! It's important to stop to know why you are in pain and not just...

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What I Learned from Taking a Vacation

What I Learned from Taking a Vacation

After being long overdue for a break, we were scheduled to go on the longest vacation I had taken in years.  A family member was having a milestone birthday, and my husband and I were to visit her.  We were gone for almost two weeks.  If you missed it, learn why you...

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7 Tips to Increase Your Energy Naturally

7 Tips to Increase Your Energy Naturally

It's 2 pm, and you feel as though you need a nap.  You cannot focus on your work, and you may as well not be there because your productivity levels are zero. You are discouraged because you still have more work to accomplish, and there is dinner to cook and the usual...

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How Poor Health Affects Your Life

How Poor Health Affects Your Life

Often you do not know the true value of something or someone til you lose it or them.  We often treat our health as though it is like paper plates or even a car.  It's easy enough to get a new one. Early in my twenties I faced the reality that I have only one body and...

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