Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 4 – Putting the Braces On
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Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 4 – Putting the Braces On

So last few times, I talked about the steps leading up to actually putting it on. Now, I’m going to be writing about my experience with the braces being put on. So, you walk into the orthodontist, they give you a purple looking pill (that tastes like candy) and you’re suppose to bite and chew…

Why you need that Extra Hour or Three of Sleep
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Why you need that Extra Hour or Three of Sleep

(Image Source) (For those who are getting 6 hours or less) Yesterday, I really got an insight to just how much I needed SLEEP! And if I’m like this, I bet others are the same. Firstly, have you ever felt really ANGRY when someone interrupts your sleep? Whether it’s your noisy neighbours doing you-know-what at…

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation
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Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation

So I am continuing my journey of getting adult braces. After they take a bunch of pictures and X-rays, you go for a consultation. That’s when the orthodontist basically explains everything to you. This is also the time to ask questions. Basic info I got: The braces last for about 24 months, give or take….

Technique for Dealing with Noisy Neighbours when it comes to Sleep
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Technique for Dealing with Noisy Neighbours when it comes to Sleep

Do you have noisy neighbours who like to crank it up with heat at 3am, or talk nonstop till the morning? I do! The worst par t is, I can almost hear exactly what they’re saying, and it can be extremely difficult to get to sleep with them talking all through the night. However, I…

Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness
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Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness

Often, we have set meals planned. For example, breakfast at 8am, lunch at 12pm and dinner at 6pm. We don’t really go against it, whether we’re hungry or not. Have you ever eaten a breakfast or dinner when you’re not hungry? (Not caused by stress or anxiety, but because you’re simply not hungry). Very important…

Crashed Hot Potatoes
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Crashed Hot Potatoes

Recipe adapted from thepioneerwoman.com (Yields: 3 potatoes, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 1 hr 30 mins) Ingredients 3 red potatoes 1 tablespoon extra light olive oil 1 teaspoon Italian herbs A few sprinkles Himalayan/Sea salt A few sprinkles ground black pepper Instructions Fill enough water to cover the top of 3 red…

Let Desires be a Motivator, not a Cause of Unhappiness
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Let Desires be a Motivator, not a Cause of Unhappiness

Just saw this on Facebook and it was really inspiring: “2 things define you. Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” I’m sure we have all experienced the “when I have this, or when this happens, I’ll be happy” attitude. While this may give you something excited to look…