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5 Simple Tips to Save Money

5 Simple Tips to Save Money

Redbook magazine has these suggestions to keep more of your hard earned money: Carry crisp bills in your wallet A study found that wrinkled bills encourage people to spend twice as much on the kind of small purchases, like gum or coffee, that make you wonder, “Hey where’d my money go?” Set up a flexible spending…

Top 10 Best Quotes from Children’s Books

Top 10 Best Quotes from Children's Books

If you want to teach your children about love and kindness, faith and hope and inner strength, start with a bedtime story. You will find life’s most essential and potent lessons narrated there — from “Winnie the Pooh” to “Horton Hears a Who.” The editors at Encurious.com assembled what they deemed to be the best…

Nervous Habits That Hurt Your Health

Nervous Habits That Hurt Your Health

(Health.com Nervous habits are often more annoying to the people around you than to yourself, but some types of fidgeting and fussing can do real harm. Here, experts reveal the reasons why nail-biting, hair-twirling, and other seemingly harmless habits can be hazardous to your health. You bite your nails  It’s one thing if you nervously bite…

The Top 10 Comfort Foods

The Top 10 Comfort Foods

Whether you’re stressed or depressed, there is nothing quite like your favorite comfort food to make you feel better. So what is that go-to dish most of us prefer? Pizza. That’s the word from The Harris Poll, which surveyed 2,252 U.S. adults to find out their favorite comfort food. The top 10 favorite comfort foods:…

The Top Dog Names of 2017

The Top Dog Names of 2017

Rover.com, a network of pet sitters and dog walkers, dug into their database to release their annual dog names report for 2017. From Stranger Things to powerful women, America’s inspiration for dog names says a lot about what matters to us now. Top 10 Male Dog Names Max Charlie Cooper Buddy Jack Rocky Oliver Bear Duke Tucker…

Have a Green Christmas

Have a Green Christmas

(Netscape) This year, instead of wishing for a white Christmas, think green. An environmentally friendly holiday can be just as festive. Here are 15 ways to do just that. 1. Trade in those incandescent lights for LEDs, which use a fraction of the energy. 2. Look for recycled content in wrapping paper. This can be…

5 Rules to Follow When Ordering Fast Food

5 Rules to Follow When Ordering Fast Food

Go ahead and eat and enjoy fast food, but don’t stop counting calories when you’re facing that menu board. To keep calories in check, follow these five rules developed by Dr. Jessica Bartfield, an internal medicine physician who specializes in nutrition and weight management at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, part of Loyola University Health System. Find…

6 Things to Do In The Morning to Boost Your Mood

6 Things to Do In The Morning to Boost Your Mood

(WellAndGood.com) Most people don’t exactly respond to the sound of their alarm with a loving pat and a leap out of bed. It’s more like walking groggily-eyed to the kitchen, following the siren call of the coffee pot. But those few crucial hours between getting up and arriving to work determine the mood for the…

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

A mental-health expert on how to keep anger, anxiety, and depression at bay through everyday habits. Good Sleep Research shows that people who go without enough good sleep (generally considered at least six hours a night) are up to six times as likely to become depressed as those who get good sleep. Good Sex Levels…

The Top 10 Snobbiest Cities

The Top 10 Snobbiest Cities

If you can tell a Malbec from a Merlot, eat arugula with a silver fork and spend weekends on your yacht, you’re rich — and probably a snob. And the chances are pretty good that you live in California. That’s the word from RoadSnacks, which used scientific data to determine which of the 250 largest…

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