Me and Italy

by Ruud & Jolanda Nellestijn Travel and Leisure, Food and Drink
It’ s less than two months away. Our vacation. Time to make plans. One thing needs no thinking: Italy will be the place. I wonder why that country is so special to me? I think because we have one thing in common. We both( the Italians and me) want to enjoy life as much as we can. Enjoying life and feeling good, no matter the circumstances, is a passion of me for I guess all my life. And Italy is for ...
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Recipe Wednesday – Pizza

by Zoe Badger Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Hello everyone.  I have completed my work out this morning which was one of my exercise DVD’s and focused on a core workout.  Again, today I could feel how well I am progressing strength wise and with my range of motion already.  Not sure there is any weight loss yet but I am definitely heading in the right direction, and I am in this for the long haul to make some lifelong changes to habits and choices. The challenge is going ...
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Dreams are like ordering a Chicken Caesar Salad

by Avalon Denniss Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
What do you really want in your life? What is your definition of success? Think about this for a minute. When you go into a restaurant to eat you don’t say to the waiter can I have some food do you? No, you ask for something specific from the menu to make sure that you get what you actually want. Life is the same. You can put in your order to the universe for whatever you want and then, just like at ...
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Wine Tasting Trip as a Part of Your Online Business

by Stanislava Hale Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Travel and Leisure, Self Improvement, Communications, Food and Drink
Tasting wine or more like drinking wine while working? Well, literally. Why not going on wine tasting trip to Austria even though it’s only Friday? Who is going to tell me off for drinking wine in my working hours? My boss? No, I don’t have any. Approval? I am really and truly giving myself a permission. I can not be more grateful for the opportunity of having my own online business than I already am. For the character of work, the freedom it brings in ...
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Recipe Wednesday – Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers and my workout for the day.

by Zoe Badger Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Hello, day 3 has started off with a corking workout, so I thought I would share it with you and a healthy recipe I made yesterday that has contributed to my food prepping for the week. I did this work out 3 times with a 60 second break between rounds, it does not look much written down like this but I can tell you it was hard, especially the plank hip twists.  I have suffered from running injury’s for the last ...
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Sweet Potato Que

by Melody Abbott Business, Communications, Food and Drink
I love to cook , Specially when I make it perfect. This food called a Sweet Potato Que that fried and coated with yummy melted brown Sugar.  It's a famous Street food in the Philippines that every Filipino favourite afternoon snack on their Break time. I have learned to cook this yummy snack from my late mom. We had a small eatery (Maruya)business in my native language in Davao that my mum use to cook every afternoon, with some other snack to ...
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Vegetables for weight loss - 6-pack abs transformation Day 8

by Marcello Cicchini Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Vegetables for weight loss - 6-pack abs transformation Day 8 Other than witnessing my workout and progress, you might want to know what do I eat.  (If you’re struggling with losing weight and health issues, then please follow these tips. I found myself in a healthy state for long time. I still am) Remember... I am going to train 5 days/week (the goal is to show progressive appearing of my 6-pack abs) Floor exercises and gym using the 3 Week Diet principles. Think ...
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Why Are Base Oils Underrated - The Benefits of Base Oils

by Christine Craven Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Why are Base Oils Underrated –  The Benefits of Base Oils Base oils, or Carrier Oils as they are sometimes referred to, are seriously underrated by anyone not trained in Aromatherapy.  Of course, the manufacturers of Creams and Lotions are aware of the properties as many have been known to include at least 2 or 3 beneficial Base Oils in face and body products during manufacture. There are hundreds of Base or Carrier Oils but few know that they have health ...
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Your Chicken Or Your Life

by Mark Dwyer Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Finance, Investing, Self Improvement, Food and Drink, Reference and Education
I was thinking back today about a life threatening predicament my brother got himself into many years ago. It was a bank holiday weekend and he'd been out for a day down the local pub. After a good number of beers in the afternoon sun he made his way back home, deciding to stop for some fried chicken from a local takeaway. Eating his chicken, he entered his block of flats by the fire escape at the back and started to climb the ...
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Summer is Here - Cool off with Borage.

by Christine Craven Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Home and Family
Sumer is Here - Cool off with Borage There are many herbs in our gardens which come into their own in Summer.  Borage or Starflower is one of those plants. Borage a beautiful flowering plant that grows in the wild in the Mediterranean and in our own gardens.  Health benefits Borage is a great source of essential fatty acids (EFA,s) which are body's need for good health. EFA's improve hair and nail growth and appearance. Borage also has high levels of Gamma-linolenic Acid ...
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The Chakras and Transformative Eating

by Christine Craven Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
The Chakras and Transformative Eating WHAT ARE CHAKRAS? Most of us have heard about Chakras but if you are not sure what a Chakra is, literally translated Chakra means “wheel”.  It is used to describe the seven focal points of radiant power or vital energy within your subtle body.  The main Chakras are centred around the base of your spine or Root (Muladhara), lower abdomen or Sacral (Swadhisthana), Solar-plexus (Manipura), Heart (Anahata), Throat (Vishuddha), forehead or third eye (Ajna) and the Crown ...
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Healthy Life, Step n. 6

by Lino Tecchio Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
A Powerful Drink I'm not young anymore, this is, unfortunately, the bitter truth. I'm 55 years old and even though I'm in a good shape or, at leat, that's what I think, nevertheless sometimes I have the bad feeling of being out of date, despite all my efforts to be healthy and seeing positive. One of my great fears is the dread of not being accepted from the others in the social gathering places such as pubs, gym, cultural circles, leisure clubs, ...
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Aromatherapy - In the Kitchen

by Christine Craven Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Home and Family
Aromatherapy - In the Kitchen When we think of Aromatherapy we often think of nicely scented candles or oils used in a relaxing massage but, Aromatherapy is so much more. Cleaning your Kitchen It is the case that many of us have pets and the Cat Litter Tray or Dog's Bed tend to be in the Kitchen! There are many sources of aroma in the kitchen but ventilation is not always enough to get rid of unpleasant odor molecules. Essential Oils can also be ...
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Aromatherapy - The ancient art of healing with herbs and oils.

by Christine Craven Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Aromatherapy - The ancient art of healing with herbs and oils.   The first question I am asked about using Aromatherapy is, Does it Work? My answer is often – Do you want it to work! Many are skeptical about the healing properties of essential oils but it is not surprising since we are brought up to believe that the only thing that is going to make you better if you are ill, are tablets and antibiotics from the GP. What we ...
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Comfort Is Your Biggest Enemy

by Revolutionary Dream Builders Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
There was nothing greater in my life than being able to lounge on the couch and order take out. Oh how I dreamed of being able to get home from work and be able to just sit back and relax and eat some junk food. Comfort is the key to all satisfaction. But, is comfort really what we want? Do you picture your perfect day as a day where you do nothing? Where your expenditure of energy is at an ...
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What is the the alcohol trap & how to evade it.

by Nicky Hughes Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Alcohol has been consumed for about 7000 years and will probably be around for much longer. Why is it, though, that alcohol in some conditions seems to help relax and enhance pleasure and yet in other conditions causes only misery and deteriorating emotional and physical health? This article discusses the potential 'alcohol trap' and how we can evade it and keep alcohol as a simple pleasure.  First we need to understand what is happening to our physical bodies and our brains ...
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Active Stem - My 90 Day Trial - Completion

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Shopping and Product Reviews
Wow, I have now completed the Active Stem 90 Day trial. How time flys when you're having fun. Admittedly, I missed 4 days but I made them up with day 91, 92, 93 and 94. I felt no need to update you between week 7 and now as I felt no major changes, although I do feel I've put on a tad bit of muscle thanks to the L-Leucine which triggers muscle growth. I won't rave on though - check out my video ...
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What is this girl eating for breakfast? - How to get back to healthy eating.

by Marcello Cicchini Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
What is this girl eating for breakfast? This girl eating a watermelon “as is” is a great example of how we should be eating.  We grew up believing that our diet should be fool of different ingredients and a mixture of different substances together. I quoted John H Tobe in this article because what he said a couple of things that caught my attention.   “Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a ...
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12 Simple Tips to Balance Your Mind, Body & Spirit

by Nascent Ping Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Here is a list of 12 simple tips to consider incorporating into your healthy routine to help balance your mind, body, and spirit. 1. Exercise Daily - Find an exercise you enjoy and start doing it regularly. Outside, in nature is far more beneficial than inside, so consider this wisely when looking at exercise options. Beneficial exercise, especially outside helps us to ground ourselves - Literally. Plant your bare feet on the earth as often as possible.This helps move stale energy out ...
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Trust your gut, but not too much...

by Marcello Cicchini Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Food and Drink
Trust your gut, but not too much... Why it is so hard for many of us to have self discipline in following a diet? I had a hunch today and I wondered: I have eaten half hour ago... Should I believe to this stimulus to open the fridge again? Should I believe that this "signal" really means that I'm hungry? This apparent need could be a lie. Should I follow a lie? The reality is that many of us affirm that we don't like lies. We ...
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