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The Creative Routines of Geniuses in Their Fields (Infographic)

Whether you work best first thing in the morning or as the day fades into night, it's likely that you know what peak times work best for your creativity and productivity. A daily routine may seem as t…


9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…


The 60-Second Morning Habit That Fights Colds and Infections

As a kid, I was taught to gargle after brushing, using lightly salted water. My mother added an element of fun to it by asking me to think of the germs in the mouth as enemies out to destroy teeth. Th…


How Fitness Can Save a Relationship

I've got a secret to tell you: Relationships and fitness go hand in hand. They are both hard work but well worth it. Any romantic relationship that is worth something is always going to be hard work. …


Do You Drink Coffee Between 8 and 9 a.m.? Here is Why You Should Not.

If you are an early riser, you have reason to congratulate yourself. Waking up in the early hours of the morning gives you dozens of vital health benefits. It helps you go to bed early and be more …


The Reason Headaches Often Strike on the Weekend

We associate the weekend mostly with pleasurable things.  Laid-back breakfasts (in bed), curling up with a book, meals enjoyed with family, and such. But headache? Not many of us think of putting them…


5 Strategies for Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time

As the country prepares to “spring forward” an hour for daylight saving time this Sunday, it’s important to keep in mind how even a tiny time change can affect your health. Studies have shown that …


Can Spontaneity Be Scheduled?

“Hold your head up, you silly girl, look what you've done. When you find yourself in the thick of it, help yourself to a bit of what is all around you, silly girl.” ~ Lennon/McCartney Lately I…


10 New (School) Year Resolutions

As summer vacation comes to an end, for many of us, thoughts turn back towards school.  Late August to early September feels as much like a beginning to me as January 1st.  It's that school year r…


Get Your Morning Yoga On

I once asked my blog readers (at for feedback on how they start their days. I was awed by the response. For years I've leapt out of bed and headed straight to the computer. Yep…


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some great ideas, thanks for sharing. I'm going to try nº 4 , sounds very yummy :)

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