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5 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

5 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

It's intolerably hot!   Running the A/C is an option, but it's not wise to do so around the clock unless you are in very hot, humid weather or if you have a heart condition.  Go here to learn more about the downfalls of using air conditioning.As much as...

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How to Drink More Water

How to Drink More Water

A lack of water in your system is dangerous.  During the summer, you lose water due to perspiration.  You may also be dehydrated due to being inside all day in very dry air conditioned air.  During the winter, the air is very dry naturally, and you need to...

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How to Repel Mosquitoes

How to Repel Mosquitoes

While the weather is pleasant outside, most people want to spend more time outdoors.  The problem is that mosquitoes can abound make your outdoor outings either very short or very irritating.  Even worse, mosquitoes can carry a variety of serious disease...

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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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