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How to Minimize the Damage Done by Your Blow Dryer

Want to avoid damaging your hair, yet unwilling to skip the blow dryer? There are ways to reduce the heat-related damage you do to your hair and still achieve the heat-created look you want. It’s no secret that blow drying can damage your hair, yet finding the time to air dry your hair can be […]

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Coping with Tragedy

The purpose of this article is to provide a brief overview of post-traumatic stress disorder. Mental illnesses affect millions of people around the globe. The severity of mental diseases varies. Some experience a milder form of psychological stress that is characterised by social anxiety or nervousness. On the other hand, a large percentage of sufferers […]

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Asperger’s Syndrome Meltdowns: How to Cope

If your child has Asperger’s Syndrome, chances are he has meltdowns. Some may be worse than others, but all leave both parent and child exhausted. Follow these tips in order to cope with Asperger’s Meltdowns. What is Asperger’s Syndrome? Asperger’s Syndrome is on the autism spectrum. It is a disorder where children experience overwhelming emotions […]

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11 Ways to Break Out of a Weight Loss Plateau

You’re eating right, exercising, and yet you are no longer losing weight. You’ve hit a plateau. Plateaus are common to anybody who’s been on the same diet and exercise plan for a while. In this article, you’ll read about the techniques professionals use to break free of a plateau, find resources and tips to help […]

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The Benefits of Co-sleeping

Somewhere in the darkness of night, a mother and baby, snuggling belly-to-belly, stir from sleep simultaneously. Mother moves Baby to her breast, and Baby begins to nurse. Both drift back to sleep, and in the morning, neither will remember any disturbance. Father, lying nearby, continues sleeping, uninterrupted. This scenario can and does happen, every night, […]

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Make Your Own Non Toxic Household Cleaners

What’s wrong with all those cleaners you have crowding the cabinets under your sink and in your bathroom? Aside from the expense, these cleaners can be dangerous for you in so many different ways. Often the fumes or extended exposure to the chemicals in these products can make you very sick, even more so than […]

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Soothing Remedies for Poison Ivy and Poison Oak

The most common allergies in North America are the ones relating to poison ivy and poison oak. More than half of the population of the continent is allergic to both of these plants. Most times people do not realise they’ve been exposed to these plants until they get the horrific itch and scarlet red rash […]

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Playing Healthy and Injury-Free Golf

Golf is a Demanding Sport Shortly after taking up golf in the early 1990s, I saw a cartoon of two sweaty potbellied men sprawled on a bench after a round of golf. With a cigarette dangling from his mouth and a hand clutching a beer, one mumbles to the other: “Hey, ain’t it good to […]

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