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4 Mindfulness Tips To Reclaim Your Center & Ground Your Being – Meditation Article

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you have days when you feel a little out of control? Maybe even a little crazy? I sure do. Sometimes events spiral out of my control (surprise surprise!), my emotional center veers off balance, and it’s like someone turned the world upside down. I actually think that’s pretty common for a lot of us. Not everyone has the inner tools to…

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The Detrimental Effects of Too Much Sound + Other Stories – Lifestyle Article

Every week, we corral our favorite wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend reading. Why Everything Is Getting Louder The Atlantic Anyone with a loud neighbor knows that noise pollution is incredibly irritating. But as journalist Bianca Bosker uncovers, noise can be far more than just an assault on the ears: It can have real effects on our physical and mental health. READ MORE For Lyme Vaccines: New Promise, Old Challenges Undark There is currently no…

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A Very Gender Neutral Baby Registry – Lifestyle Article

Guys, whats up? Today is my baby shower so I thought it would be so fitting to showcase what is actually on my baby registry. Now let’s get real here. One of the reasons I didn’t want to tell anyone the gender is because I didn’t want a bunch of colored clothes, toys, appliances, etc. I wanted to keep it super neutral. To be honest, I want to get to know our baby before I started imposing a style on…

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John Derian Picture Book Project – Lifestyle Article

Straddling past and present with aesthetic aplomb, John Derian has created a world that is as unique and transportive as it is addictive. His enviable curiosity, fueled by a love of nature, history and craft have set him apart in the world of decorative art and furnishings. And his enchanting decoupage, where it all started, continues to attract legions of fans around the globe. This month marks the 30th anniversary of John Derian (the company) and to help celebrate, I…

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Recipe: Easy Hot Spiced Mulled Apple Cider (No Sugar Added) – Lifestyle Article

*This post is sponsored by SPLENDA. The opinions and information presented here are all ours.   Crisp fall weather is in the air and I am loving life. That’s right, love it or leave it, now is the time for fall flavors, pumpkin spice for days, squash, a little more squash and plenty of apples. That also means I’m whipping up (or stirring actually) a big batch of one of my all-time favorites – Hot Spiced Mulled Apple Cider. If…

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Over RM1 Billion To Be Spent On M’sian SMEs, According To Budget 2020 – Lifestyle Article

The entire Malaysian population has been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of Budget 2020. At 4PM on 11 October 2019, it finally aired online. Based on our Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng’s, tabling of Budget 2020, here’s what we found would be relevant to entrepreneurs and SMEs in the country. In total, RM297 billion will be allocated for Budget 2020, less than the RM314.5 billion that was allocated for Budget 2019. RM241 billion of the total will be given…

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The 9 Celebrity Costumes We’re Stealing This Halloween – Lifestyle Article

It’s no question that all of us at CS are stoked for Halloween (or any holiday, TBH). It’s a perfectly brewed cauldron of hosting parties, festive decor, and spooky cocktails. Not to mention, it’s the one day of the year you can be anyone you choose to be, go-go boots and all, with no judgement – and who doesn’t love that? For this year’s get-up, we’ve rounded up our favorite celebrity costumes to inspire you to be the best version…

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11 Things You Can Do to Detox Your Liver – Positivity Article

Getting rid of toxins in your system is an essential function of decelerating aging, preventing illnesses and diseases, and decreasing allergic reactions or immune system responses.  Your liver plays a large part in that role.  Therefore, it stands to reason that keeping your liver healthy is quite important.  There are 10 things you can do to detox your liver.Your liver and all that it does for youYour liver is the largest organ contained within your body. It also acts as…

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A Week of Outfits: Beatriz Carrero – Lifestyle Article

English teacher Beatriz Carrero lives in Zaragoza, Spain, with her husband and their four kids: Javier, Sergio, Vera and Raúl. As a teenager, Beatriz lost her right arm in an accident, and she was initially scared about what motherhood would be like with a disability. “But taking care of my children ended up being a totally intuitive, mammal thing,” she says. “Now, my kids are shocked when people ask about my prosthetic, because to them it’s totally normal!” Here, Beatriz…

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Feature: Cathy Doll Ready 2 White | Dear Kitty Kittie Kath – Lifestyle Article

     Weeks ago, Cathy Doll Philippines launched the complete line of Cathy Doll Ready 2 White skincare products together with their first Filipina brand ambassador, Elisse Joson here in the country. This Thai beauty brand became a staple in every beauty and lifestyle bloggers’ skincare and makeup essentials because of quality that doesn’t break the bank.      During the launch that was held at Ayala Malls Cloverleaf, invited guests had a chance to check out the latest addition…

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Why You Struggle With Bad Habits (It’s Not Self Sabotage) – Lifestyle Article

SUBSCRIBE NOW AND GET 1. THE RLD RESOURCES PDF: A 22 page pdf with my recommendations for the books, articles, supplements, clothes, tech, and products you need to live your best life. 2. FREE CHAPTERS: A pdf with free chapters from all four of my books. 3. INSTANT ACCESS: Instant access to my latest articles and videos This is only a snippet of a Lifestyle article written by Will Freemen Read Full Article

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Baked Cheese Pear and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Appetizers – Lifestyle Article

These Crescent Roll Appetizers are filled with a sweet, salty and savory combination of Baked Cheese, pear and prosciutto. It’s one of the most delicious Fall Appetizers that will have everyone talking – just four ingredients and you’re all set! I’m back with another Tastes of the Season recipe along with several friends! Today I’m sharing an easy appetizer full of fall flavor using one of my favorite shortcuts!Crescent Roll AppetizersWe all love the flavors of fall, but I can’t…

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Cowboys reign supreme at Brunch with White Cap in Thika – Lifestyle Article

There’s a newfound love in town gaining popularity (and) just in case you haven’t felt it, well allow us to introduce you to it- Country Music Festival. Don’t get me wrong- country music has been there (various outlets have themed nights around it and a number of radio stations have it on their regular programming’) but not the rise in concerts that appeals to all, that we are currently witnessing in the country. Last Saturday, we enjoyed the spectacle…

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The Undeniable Freedom of Self-Love – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Image Courtesy of @house_of_landI am one of the millions of millennials waking up to the undeniable truth of how very unspecial I am. Growing up in the age of self-esteem had a profound impact on this privileged white girl living in the Chicago suburbs. My own memories of self-esteem and a “You can do ANYTHING you put your mind to” mentality come from elementary school, where we threw a red ball to one another in a circle and said something we liked about…

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Top 5 Things that You Should Not Move to Your New Home – Lifestyle Article

Moving home is the perfect opportunity to ditch some of those belongings that you have ‘accidentally’ attained over the years whilst never actually planning on using them. It will be a welcome relief once you have ditched them – trust us.However, what are some of the things we have to leave behind but wish we didn’t?1. The GardenAlthough you might have grown attached to your garden during the period of living there, it can be really unhealthy for the trees…

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Fall Getup Week: Weekend at Your Partner’s Parents’ Place – Lifestyle Article

Your alma mater and career choices be damned, you’ll at least look good enough to date their only child.Spending time with relatives – whether yours or your partner’s – always ups the outfit ante a little bit. From a Mother’s Day brunch to a weekend visit, it’s a balancing act between looking pulled together without being overdressed, all while maintaining comfort.Luckily, if you’ve got a good arsenal of smart casual pieces available, you can put together a look that says…

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Tips for Traveling with Life-Threatening Allergies • The Blonde Abroad – Lifestyle Article

For most people, allergies are a slight inconvenience—when they bring on seasonal sniffles, induce an itch, or cause you to break out in a minor rash. For others though, allergies can be life-threatening.A simple pack of peanuts on a plane can send someone with a peanut allergy into a serious allergic reaction, which is why it’s so important for airlines to stop using peanuts as their go-to snack.Allie of Miss Allergic Reactor is here today to share more about life-threatening…

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Are Your Tea Bags Leaching Microplastics? + Other Stories – Lifestyle Article

Every week, we corral our favorite wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend reading. Pediatricians Stand by Meds for ADHD, but Some Say Therapy Should Come FirstNPR The number of children diagnosed with ADHD continues to steeply rise, yet the APA’s treatment guidelines have remained largely unchanged, recommending that anyone age six and older should start taking medication and get behavioral therapy as soon as they are diagnosed. Now, experts and parents are raising concerns about…

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The Best Iced Tea on The Planet – Lifestyle Article

Alright guys, this tea is blog post worthy & something that has been on my mind for SO SO SO SO SO LONG. Funny back story: When I first started The Skinny Confidential, before it was even anything, I had this pink trapper keeper where I kept all my ideas for the blog. A lot of the ideas had to with  food & fitness. Anyway, when I was little I used to do tap & ballet classes in Solana Beach…

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At Home in Santa Barbara with Madeline Stuart – Lifestyle Article

Madeline Stuart may have come to her current career in design via a somewhat circuitous route, yet it is clear her stylish intellectual parents (designer mother and film director father) instilled in her all the tools she needed to create the meticulous, artistic interiors she is known for today. And while Madeline works on many large and impressive projects for her clients, nowhere are her abilities more evident than in the charming one bedroom Santa Barbara bungalow she renovated for…

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3 Myths About Health You Should Stop Believing » – Positivity Article

Few aspects of life are as confusing as health in this day and age. Every time we turn on the TV, commercials for different weight loss programs fill our ears with conflicting information. Wellness “gurus” on social media all claim to have the secret formula as a way to attract followers.Luckily, health is much more ambiguous than we’re often led to believe. Despite what your favorite influencer might have to say, no magic superfood exists that has the power to…

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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Chincoteague, Virginia – Lifestyle Article

If I told you there’s a small island with golden sunsets you can visit, where wild ponies roam, bald eagles fly and dolphins swim in its calm waters, you’re probably thinking I’m talking about something I read in a romance novel. I promise you, it’s real.  Located not too far off route 13 on the northern end of Virginia’s Eastern Shore and about 1 hour south of Ocean City, Maryland, Chincoteague is a small and quiet island with a Native…

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Grab To Launch Bubble Tea Subscription Plan On October 18 – Lifestyle Article

Majority (89%) of millennials in Singapore value experiences, according to a study commissioned by ride-hailing firm Grab and YouGov1. Spurred by this finding, Grab announced today that it is introducing a slew of new experience-led offerings on its mobile app in partnership with various retail, entertainment and F&B brands. Last week, Grab launched ‘Gourmet Tribe’, which essentially offers a series of curated gastronomic adventures. Users can expect a private Peranakan dining experience with Nonya Bong, a Yoga Sundowner superfood spread…

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Suit of the Week: Loft – Lifestyle Article

For busy working women, the suit is often the easiest outfit to throw on in the morning. In general, this feature is not about interview suits for women, which should be as classic and basic as you get — instead, this feature is about the slightly different suit that is fashionable, yet professional.This red corduroy suit looks like two really versatile separates that, for the right occasion and the right woman, would also look great as a suit. Both the…

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Your October Playlist Has Landed – Lifestyle Article

What do the most charismatic people have in common with music? Quite a lot, actually. Think of the most charming people you know. These people seem to universally possess the magical ability to brighten any room, uplift any mood and take on the world with ease. Being around these people just feels so good when you’re with them, and their energy is infectious. Similarly, music also has vast therapeutic potential. The idea of music for healing is not new. The Ancient…

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What Are Your Kids’ Personalities? – Lifestyle Article

Toby and Anton are different in a very specific way… Anton is a rough and tumble kid. “When I grow up, I don’t want to live in the regular west but like the west-y west,” he told me. He has visions of riding horses and living that cowboy life. Look at Anton’s face in this photo, ha! “Anton’s like an old-fashioned kid; I bet he has a paper route somehow,” my sister-in-law said this weekend. And my dad added, “I’ve…

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7-Eleven’s Childhood Classics Promo | Dear Kitty Kittie Kath – Lifestyle Article

     Nothing beats the classics! If you’re a 90s baby, prolly you are proud of all things 90s! Feel like a kid again with 7-Eleven’s Childhood Classics promo and don’t miss out on a chance to relive your childhood at Hong Kong Disneyland!       We have our Disney Classics reboots, old school playlists, and 90s fashion comebacks but nothing says ultimate throwback quite like 7-Eleven’s latest Childhood Classics promo. Scroll down below to read more! 7-Eleven’s Childhood Classics…

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How To Handle Your Privacy And Political Fears – Lifestyle Article

SUBSCRIBE NOW AND GET 1. THE RLD RESOURCES PDF: A 22 page pdf with my recommendations for the books, articles, supplements, clothes, tech, and products you need to live your best life. 2. FREE CHAPTERS: A pdf with free chapters from all four of my books. 3. INSTANT ACCESS: Instant access to my latest articles and videos This is only a snippet of a Lifestyle article written by Will Freemen Read Full Article

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Earth Day Is a Mindset – Embrace It Fully – – Happiness Article

Earth Day is coming. For some, it is just another day. For others, it is a day of activism. An opportunity to contribute to making the world a better place. For many, it is a sad reminder of the perilous state of our environment that reinforces a sense of powerlessness against the forces that are destroying our precious planet. But quite often, after the day is over, the passion fizzles and we return to our complacent ways, oblivious to the…

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How to Make Burgers in the Oven – Lifestyle Article

Learn the best tips and tricks for How to Make Burgers in the Oven! These flavorful, juicy burgers are the easiest dinner and so much fun for entertaining.We all love the classics, don’t we? There’s a lot of reasons that a good old-fashioned burger is so appealing- they are juicy and delicious, easy to customize and easy to throw on the grill. But what if it’s too hot (or too cold) to grill? Often, we’ll make burgers in the oven…

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