Mar
26
2013

Spring Clean Your Life

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Spring Clean Your Life The practice of ‘spring cleaning’ your home can be traced back to ancient times, when everything in the house would be cleaned before religious occasions. After the long winter, the spring weather would allow doors and windows to be opened to let fresh air in without freezing its inhabitants! Thankfully, modern cleaning products and household gadgets mean that we can maintain clean, tidy homes all year round. However, it’s still a [...]

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Mar
19
2013

How to…Spend more time with family

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How to…Spend more time with family Children grow up all too fast – before you know it, they’re graduating high school and flying the nest! So it’s important to enjoy time with our families whenever we can – these golden moments create lasting memories that will be cherished for life. Busy lifestyles mean that, all too often, family time gets pushed aside by other chores. So, it’s not surprising that one of the top 10 [...]

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Mar
14
2013

How to…Save money

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How to… Save money Forget dieting and exercise – the top New Year’s resolution in 2013 was all about saving money. In these difficult economic times, we all have to tighten our belts and try to reduce our spending where we can. With redundancies and unemployment on the rise, it’s always wise to stash away some savings for those unplanned emergencies. There are lots of easy ways to spend less and save more, without losing [...]

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Mar
12
2013

How to Help others in Their Dreams

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How to…Help others in their dreams New Year’s resolutions usually focus on things we want to change about ourselves, but in 2012 the 8th most popular goal was to help others achieve their dreams. This benevolent pledge is a surprising departure from the usual plans to lose weight or get fit. Perhaps it stems from the fact that we’re all so busy these days – we really want to give something back, it’s just finding [...]

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Mar
7
2013

How To… Fall in Love

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So, perhaps your New Year resolution was to fall in love – but Valentine’s Day has come and gone without a trace? Don’t worry – there is still plenty of time to fall in love in 2013! Finding a potential partner has never been easier thanks to modern technology. In the past, the lonely hearts column was your only route to meeting the love of your life. These days, online dating has opened up a [...]

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Mar
5
2013

Live a Happy Life… Learn Something New

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It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and get caught up in the mundane routine of daily life. When you’re busy juggling household chores with family life and work commitments it can be tricky to fit anything else into the equation. But, studies have proved that actively participating in hobbies can improve your mental well being and, ultimately, make you a happier person! If you have always wanted to learn something new or exciting [...]

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Feb
28
2013

Tips on How to Quit Smoking

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Did you know that the single most important thing you can do to improve your health is to quit smoking? No wonder it’s always top of the New Year resolutions list! Smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and mortality in the world. Every year, over 400,000 American lives are lost to smoking-related diseases, both directly and indirectly. Quitting smoking significantly decreases your risk of suffering a heart attack, lung cancer, heart disease…the [...]

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Feb
26
2013

How to Enjoy Life to the Fullest

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How to…Enjoy Life to the Fullest If you ask the average person what they want out of life, ‘to be happy’ will be right up there at the top for most. Happiness means different things for different folks, but to really enjoy life to the fullest you need to discover what makes YOU happy – whether it’s curling up with a good book or dancing the night away. Get Organized We all lead busy lives, [...]

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Feb
20
2013

How to Stay Fit and Healthy

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How to… Stay Fit and Healthy It is estimated that around two-thirds of American people are overweight or obese, so it’s no wonder that many people want to get fit and lose the extra pounds. Staying fit and healthy isn’t always easy in a world where it’s quicker to grab fast food and drive to work, rather than find the time to exercise and cook healthy meals from scratch. But don’t worry – you CAN [...]

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Feb
14
2013

Easy, Lovable Valentine’s Day Gifts

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Need some last minute gift ideas? How about one, or ALL of these! Food: dinner in, dinner out, chocolate covered strawberries for desert Alcohol: nothing says romance like a bottle of wine Massage: Whether its for the day or for a future date, a massage is always welcome Hallmark Card: Its a Hallmark Holiday so don’t forget the card! Oh and make it a thoughtful one. Chocolate – whether you’re on a diet or not [...]

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