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How to Build the Ultimate Hair Care Regimen for Men
So you look after your skin and body. You work hard to eat well, exercise often, and look your best. Great. But how does your hair look?
The Best Time To Go For A Run
The best time to go for a run involves an element of science that is often overlooked. Provided that you already know everything there is to know about nutrition, periodization and even running-shoe quality, I’ll skip right along to what I consider to be the ideal conditions to maximize your running distance. And it doesn't involve a treadmill; so from here on just forget about those sissy pieces of machinery...
If Only We Could Continue Our Dreams...
You're standing on the ledge of a high cliff, looking down at the crystal clear water. It was so mesmerizing that it distracted you from what was actually going on. Next thing you know, you're falling. Someone pushed you, and you know exactly who it was. As you began to swim, you see a boat, with someone waving at you? No, it can't be. Is it...
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The One Drink Every Millennial Should Stock Up On: Dune!
I’m not going to lie, we millennials love pretty packaging, especially if it can easily be shared on social media. It’s what we see first when browsing through stores; the beautiful ones capture our attention and pique our interests.
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5 Healthy Eating Tips for Busy Working Women
“Adulting” is something that my friends and I often talk about. Making it on your own is both exciting and challenging, so we've all found ways of tackling it that work for us. My life has become way more routine-based since starting a full-time job, so I’ve been working to incorporate healthier habits that allow me to feel good.
The Harms of Being Labeled a 'Difficult' Patient
Imagine you’ve just been handed a complete copy of your medical records. As you’re skimming it, you find that one of your physicians left a note in your chart stating that you were difficult and non-compliant during one of your appointments. “That can’t be right,” you think as you try to remember what might have gone wrong during that appointment. There was that one time you refused a medication you didn’t feel comfortable taking, or maybe it was the time that you cried because the doctor suggested that it was all in your head… but surely that wasn’t enough to warrant a note like that, right?
Life Forced Me into a Tailspin so I Changed Directions
The new me is a little overweight, maybe 10–15 pounds, but still sexy as hell. My hair color is varied; according to the box the base color is Beeline Honey, but a stylist added light blond and auburn highlights. At one time, they blended beautifully. Then the grey roots grew exposing a skunk line down the middle of my head. I covered that with some anti-grey wash-in dye my husband used and learned "Just For Men" means not for women. It didn't turn out like I planned so now there are patches yes, patches of brown splattered around as if I recently finished a game of paintball.
Could Chopin Be the Most Famous Person With Cystic Fibrosis?
The urge to cough was strong. Stronger still was the need to finish. Back rigidly straight, Fryderyk Chopin's fingers danced. Just a little more. Nearly there. The melody took over. Lost in the soothing sounds, Chopin blocked out his bodily needs.
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What will happen to your body if you eat cinnamon every day
Eat cinnamon every day? You might be thinking, isn't that a bit much? Perhaps, but taking in this spice could do wonders for your body. From stabilizing blood sugar levels to fighting off bacterial infections, cinnamon has a variety of health benefits.
The History and Benefits of Wheatgrass
If you've never heard of wheatgrass, you're not alone. But this powerful little plant has an impressive history and some impressive benefits that may make you want to add it to your diet. Wheatgrass has been around for centuries, being used as a medicinal treatment and building block for human growth.
7 Ways Yoga Can Help You to Reach Your Highest Potential
Many in the U.S. come to yoga for physical benefits but later find that they receive so much more. Yoga is still underestimated, or perhaps misunderstood, by western media outlets. Yoga gets to the heart of the person. The yoga practitioner goes through a process of pulling back layers until they reach their center, where there is only infinite consciousness. But how one reaches this true nature is really interesting, from a natural, psychological, and humanistic perspective.
Do this before you go to sleep to lose weight in your sleep
We all know that to be successful at losing weight, we have to make changes to our diet and exercise routine. But what if there was another way, a way that didn't require any effort on our part? Believe it or not, there is! By making small changes to your pre-sleep routine, you can lose weight while you sleep. Interested in learning more?
The History and Benefits of Pomelo
Would you believe us if we said there was a fruit that blended the sweetness of an orange with the juiciness of a grapefruit? There is, and it is referred to as pomelo. Pomelo is a fruit that you should try if you're seeking for something tasty and nutritious to add to your diet.
A Guide to Burnout
If you've been feeling exhausted, irritable, and rundown for a while, you might be experiencing burnout. Though it's common, burnout can be extremely harmful if left untreated. This guide will teach you what burnout is, the signs and symptoms to look out for, and how to get help. By understanding burnout and taking action early on, you can avoid more serious problems down the road. So please read on and learn all about this commonly overlooked condition.
This will happen to your body if you eat peanut butter every day
If you've been looking for an excuse to eat more peanut butter, then you're in luck. Peanut butter is not only delicious, but it also has a number of health benefits. For example, peanuts are a good source of protein and contain healthy fats that can help to lower cholesterol levels. Peanut butter also contains vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and zinc.
How To Lose Weight And Get Rid Of Belly Fat: A Simple Guide
How To Lose Weight And Get Rid Of Belly Fat: A Simple Guide When you’re trying to lose weight, it can be really hard and stressful. However, there are ways to make it a little bit easier and stress-free. If you’ve been wanting to lose weight but haven’t found the right steps yet, this article is for you. In this article, we will talk about how you can lose weight and get rid of belly fat in the easiest way possible. And yes, it does actually work! Losing weight can seem like an impossible task when we look at the scale. But if you understand what’s going on inside your body, it becomes a lot easier to tackle. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why many people have been able to successfully lose weight without even feeling hungry while doing so...
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