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Lived With Open Arms


Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
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Medical Uses of Honey

Researchers are learning more and more about the possible health benefits of honey. Honey has a long medicinal history. Many people swarm to honey for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Holistic practitioners consider it one of nature's best all-around remedies. But outside of the...

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Take small bites

I don't mean take small bites of food.

I mean take small bites of goals.

Don't see it as "I need to lose 85 pounds." See it as "I need to lose 5 lbs." When you reach that goal, reach for another goal of 5 or 10 pounds. Then another small chunk. Then another.

"I have to lose 8...

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Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color.

Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa pla...

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Check out Thrift Shops for Clothing Bargains in those In-Between Sizes!

When I was at my goal weight (100 pounds), I used to take a size 0 in womenís clothing. Iíve packed on 23 pounds since that time, so nothing in my closet fits me anymore and Iím on the hunt for clothing that is either a size 6 or a size 8. Clothing is really expensive these days, and Iím not too i...

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Make your life yours...

Everyone has been around a negative person at least once in life.. probably many times. A negative person will bring you down and drain your energy... If you allow it negative people will make you angry and challenge your ability to remain positive... Whether a friend or family has an occasional neg...

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How Good is Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one of the most common varieties of winter squash. Like other winter squash, it has a hard exterior and firm flesh and is full of vitamin A, potassium and fiber. Contrary to the name, winter squash is grown in the summer and harvested in the fall. Due to it's thick, tough exterio...

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Uplifting Your Mood

It is not uncommon for people from all walks of life to feel sad or lonely at times. Everyone at one time or another will have the blues, but you may have depression. Depression is a medical condition that requires help and is much more serious than being in a slump.

The World Health Organiza...

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mental break

Several times a day, get up and move around and focus on absolutely nothing. If you can get outside, walk through grass or through the parking lot looking for an odd rock or a lost coin...but just let your mind get away from serious matters for 5 or 10 minutes and take a mind break.

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Stay realistic with your goals and plans

This goes for everything! Eating, working out, life.... its important to make realistic, obtainable goals. If you're anything like me, you like to dream big, but have a hard time getting to point A to point B because you set long term goals, but no stepping stones to get you from one goal to the nex...

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